Frequently Asked Questions and Essential Tools

Affiliate Marketing FAQ

Affiliate Marketing FAQ

In this week’s Podcast Episode, I provide you with several of the most frequently asked questions on the site, along with links to the related posts that answer those questions.

In addition, I provide a breakdown of my most commonly recommended tools, to help you succeed with your online adventures.

Frequently Asked Questions

Some of the most common questions that I receive are…

How do I pick the right keywords or products to promote?
What is the best theme to use?
Where do I get images from?
What are some alternatives to the Amazon affiliate program?
What is most important for SEO?
What are the best plugins to use for WordPress?
How do I create an email list and automatically send a welcome message?
What plugin should I use for XYZ, ie. email optins, landing pages, amazon affiliate program, etc?

For new folks, the best place to start is the Start Here page, listed along the top of the site for easy reference.

It contains everything you need to know in sequence, from brainstorming topics, keyword research, how to start your blog, an ultimate WordPress checklist, 7 simple SEO tips and how to get backlinks and traffic to your site.

That covers many of the most commonly asked questions all in one place.

The remaining questions are covered in the following popular posts…

Building an Email List For Free
Top 10 Things Everyone Should Do After Installing WordPress
Alternatives to the Amazon Affiliate Program

Essential Tools

As far as tools go, everything that I recommend and utilize is located on my Resources page, also listed at the top of the site.

That is THE place to go if you have any questions about what tools, training, hosting and plugins that I recommend.

I routinely update that page any time I find new tools that I really enjoy, that I know will help you with your website projects. Be sure to check back often.

You can also check out reviews of those tools, on the Product Reviews page.

I will list a few of the tools here, for some of the most common questions I get…

What hosting company do you use and recommend?

Webhosting Hub – Special Discount

What theme should I use?

Thrive Themes
Elegant Themes

What are the best tools for keyword research?

Long Tail Pro
Market Samurai

What training programs do you recommend?

Free Affiliate Marketing Training
Proven Amazon Course For Selling on Amazon

What plugins do you recommend?

Thrive Leads – Best plugin for collecting email subscriptions
Thrive Landing Pages – Best plugin for creating great looking landing pages
Thrive Ultimatum
– Great plugin for increasing sales with scarcity
Thrive Ovation
– Great plugin for collecting testimonials for your site
– Make more money with the Amazon affiliate program

Where can I get images for my website?

PixaBay – Many royalty free images to choose from
PhotoDune – My go-to location for finding quality images for $1 each

What microphone do you use for your Podcast?

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Any Additional Questions?

If you have any other questions that are not covered here, please contact me or leave a comment below and I would be glad to add them to this post.

I really hope this post and Podcast episode helped and I’m so thankful to have you as a member of the community!


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