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Bookshop Pays Affiliates 10%

Bookshop was founded to support independent bookstores and save them from going under because of a certain online retailer.

And it’s worth noting that Amazon is continuously changing the rules and lowering commissions, too. Enough said.

Bookshop distributes earnings through a pooled fund to give profits to digital storefronts of local stores.

Bookshop’s affiliate program is open to everyone and pays a higher royalty on affiliate book sales than Amazon does – 10% on any books...

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Creating a Website You Can Sell for $500,000

Imagine you build a website, drive traffic, monetize the heck out of it, list build, drive more traffic, and then sell the whole thing off.

How much can you get?

That’s going to depend on a lot of factors, including the niche you’ve chosen, how big and responsive your email list is, and how much money your website earns. Usually, ordinary money-making websites are valued at 2x or 3x annual income. But if you’ve built a large responsive list to go with the site, you can...

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The Simple Jeff Walker 6-Figure Blueprint

Can you imagine making six figures from writing just ONE report?

Believe it or not, that’s essentially how many marketers do earn six figures or even seven figures.

No doubt, you’ve seen marketers launch an excellent $10 product that sells like crazy.

And then they do it again. And again. And again.

They come up with a topic, write a report, or create a product, do everything necessary to launch it, and then start all over again.

That’s work.

But let’s say you write...

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An IM Lesson from a Hollywood Has-Been

If I told you his name, you would probably recognize it. You might even wonder whatever happened to him.

For a while, he was the hottest thing in Hollywood. Every movie he did turned to gold. He was fawned over by Hollywood producers, and everyone either wanted to be him, to sleep with him, or cast him as the star in their next movie.

But all of this fame went straight to his head. He drank too much and did too many drugs.

And worst of all, he thought he was the greatest thing on the planet.

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My Top Secret Niche List

list marketing tips niche Jul 06, 2020

My Top Secret* Niche List

*Granted, it’s no longer a secret now that I’ve shared it with you. Oh well, enjoy it!

 

Over the years I’ve been compiling this list of niches one by one. Some of them I added because they’re obviously hugely profitable. Others intrigued me. A few of them look pathetically small, and yet they are being used by people who earn 7 figures a year in these exact niches.

And all of them are worth looking into when choosing your next project.

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$2,500 Profit a Month to Build Your Own Email List

I’m not sure if I recommend this or not, but it is interesting and certainly something to consider.

There’s a marketer who offers to build you an email list of 1,000 brand new subscribers for $1,000.

He takes on 3 or 4 clients at a time, charging each of them $1,000. Each client supplies a quality lead magnet, and all of the lead magnets are displayed on one squeeze page.

So let’s say the lead magnets are a video on driving traffic, a PDF on list building, a course about...

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A Big Money Maker You’re Completely Missing

There’s a marketer I know who launches a new funnel with a new product every three months or so. He pays 100% commission on the front end as well as 100% commission on all of the upsells, too.

AND he runs an affiliate contest that pays thousands of dollars.

This brings in a LOT of affiliates who promote the new product hard, and it builds a brand new list of buyers.

How does he make his money?

First, he promotes the funnel to his list. I suspect the commission he earns from this is...

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Podcasting Primer – How to Earn Trust, Scale Intimacy and Profit - Part 2

Last month we covered why you might want to have a podcast, things to consider before you start podcasting, how to contact potential podcast guests and even what to do for your first couple of podcasts.

This month well cover how to build listener engagement; questions to ask your podcast guest; podcast music, intros, outros and editing; where to host and list your podcast; calls to action and monetizing your podcast.

Building Listener Engagement with Q and A’s

A great way to get your...

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Shocking Statistics, Idea Sex, and Lucrative Questions

Fortunes are made when people think out of the box and ask questions no one else is asking. What happens when you pair X with Y to make Z? Sometimes nothing happens, and other times fortunes are made. Pairing two ideas together to create a third is ‘idea sex.’ I don’t know who coined the term, but I’ve heard James Altucher use it often.

The founder of Netflix had to pay Blockbuster $50 for a long-overdue movie. Then he went to the gym, got on the treadmill, and started...

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15 Ordinary People Who Turned Dismal Failure into Extreme Success

motivation success tips Jun 26, 2020

Did you just lose your job?

Did your business just close?

Are you feeling like less than a success?

You’re not alone -and in fact, you’re in very good company.

These folks all experienced failure before reaching their ultimate success.

1: This guy dropped out of Harvard and co-owned a failed business called Traf-o-Data. Not an auspicious start. But then Bill Gates went on to build the world’s largest software company.

2: This aspiring writer received this rejection notice:...

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