Coffee Talk with Paula Carnegoy and Wanda Sowden
How to make money online? How to build traffic to websites/Internet business? How to rank your site at the top of the search engine result pages (SERPs)? Well, if these are the questions popping up in your mind, here is what the industry experts have to say.
Starting with content writing and back linking, entering into constructing web pages and now building websites, Paula & Wanda can be called as the giants of affiliate marketing. Sharing their experience with James Martell over a cup of coffee, here is a guide they recommend for the beginners in affiliate marketing.
When asked about the secret of their success, Paula discloses “Focus on one site and comprehend a few pages at a time rather than handling 4-5 websites together helps you improve the quality of your job. Use PAD for distributing articles. Create a nice article; add 2-3 links to the merchant and its ready to be published”. “We started with content writing and once we got good amount of job in hand, we started giving away articles to content writers saving our time to invest in constructing web pages”, Wanda added.
It's more than obvious that attending international conferences like the Affiliates Summit helps a lot in networking as you get to meet a lot a of people and improve your business. “To make $10,000 a month, it takes only one website, to be precise - 3 pages.”
Collecting content, gathering the back links and increasing the traffic on the website are only a part of the job. The content needs to be creative, informative and attractive enough so that after reading the review, you should ensure that the reader can go straight to in this case the Amazon site rather than clicking the sidebars and get distracted.
The key to capture the reader’s attention is not just listing down all the features of a product, but focusing on each feature and discussing its pros and cons. Paula and Wanda developed a design, layout and methodology to construct a review. Once they used this format, they found a huge response compared to the previous short quickly written reviews. “People need information and a bit of details to make up their mind to buy a product. Short reviews don't cut it”, says Wanda.
For the beginners, here are steps to success as suggested by Paula & Wanda:
- Start with one website; focus on 5 articles/product reviews.
- 5 is an easy number that allows your creativity to flow evenly among all the reviews and also gives you an opportunity to work with variety of articles. Beyond 5 might be stressful.
- Picking the right product is a critical decision which is based on the price and the popularity of the product.
- Build content focusing more on quality rather than quantity.
For example: the commission for a product costing $150 would be decent enough to start with. Products that everyone loves to buy are also a good choice.
Why Affiliate Marketing?
Affiliate Marketing gives you the freedom to travel, to sit with your laptop all the day and still make loads of money. It gives financial and professional freedom.
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