How Does A Stay At Home Mom Do Affiliate Marketing ALL WRONG and STILL Make $100,000?

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I copied the headline from Travis Sago...hope you don't mind.

Travis sent out an email to his subscibers a few days ago with a cool video about a thank you letter from his affiliate.

She explained what she was doing to get to the $100,000 annual income from affiliate marketing.

Yet she WASN'T doing a whole bunch of stuff...

Like...
PPC
Link Building
Link Wheels
List Building
Expert Interviews
Podcasts
Videos

So you don't need to be clever and use tricks.

Travis went on to share what the 3 things she did RIGHT.

I'll just go with the first one of the 3 c's he shared...

And that is...

CARE

You see if you care enough, about your reader, site visitor and customer,
you would of initially gone into that niche because you knew about what interests them, or at least care enough to take the time to find out about these people because they seem cool.

You care enough to interact with them on a forum where they hung out.

You care enough to interact with them consistantly.

You care enough to be authentic.

You care enough to pass on valuable tips.

Once you do this, you can feel comfortable in your own skin.

You are less focused on the outcome and more focused on the other person...
which of course the other person picks up on.

Kind of like ANIMAL MAGNETISM.

Here's how she ATTRACTED alot of readers...

Every work day when the kids were at school she would sit down and write an article and publish it to ezinearticles...NOWHERE ELSE.

Not sure how often she updated her blog, but she had very vauable tips there too.

Now think about this, she didn't buy and learn about this loophole or that arbirtage, or that list building secret...no siree.

Just honest to goodness caring and sharing to the readers of ezinearticles.

She does have one advantage that others may not have, and that is she does enjoy writing...or should I say typing. That does need to be said.

MESSAGE
I hope this inspires you to press on ahead knowing you can succeed at this, WITHOUT knowing about and using all the other stuff that is in your face so much of the time.

All the best,

Ewen Vile
#$100 #affiliate #home #make #marketing #mom #stay #wrong
  • Profile picture of the author Talinn
    I have watched the video in question. Not to sound too negative, but it seemed like a super long shot to me. Allow me to explain:

    Travis says that the woman in question was making $100 a day from the Magic of Making Up product by writing one article per day on Ezinearticles. Now I'm sorry but this doesn't seem possible to me, anyone writing on EZA knows just how much competition there is on the Conflict category. Travis said that the woman was converting 1:12. So to make $100 a day, taking into account the product price, she needs 50 hops. When converted to article views, this means that even with a great CTR (both article and website) each article she writes has to be read 200 times. Which is not happening in EZA even if you schedule your articles.

    BUT;

    Kind of exaggerated or not, this is a great example of how little you need to make money from the Internet. Just set up a website and start writing articles to EZA. A lot of people unnecessarily complicate this. I say that the best way to enter IM business is by article marketing. This way, you can really get the hang of "how to interest people, how to sell stuff to people" stuff. Of course you can't write articles every day for the rest of your life, but this is a great way to start IM.
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    • Profile picture of the author ewenmack
      Originally Posted by Talinn View Post

      When converted to article views, this means that even with a great CTR (both article and website) each article she writes has to be read 200 times. Which is not happening in EZA even if you schedule your articles.
      Talinn,

      Not sure where you got your 200 views number from.

      Just went over to ezinearticles and into the Relationship/Conflict catagory.
      The most read article in the last 90 days has had 29,447 views.

      Ewen
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      • Profile picture of the author Jays80
        Does that article rank well in search engines? if no then most of these views are inflated views. may be twitter or some irrelevant traffic brought by writer. at time getting 200 views is also difficult even after scheduling.






        Originally Posted by ewenmack View Post

        Talinn,

        Not sure where you got your 200 views number from.

        Just went over to ezinearticles and into the Relationship/Conflict catagory.
        The most read article in the last 90 days has had 29,447 views.

        Ewen
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      • Profile picture of the author Okane
        Originally Posted by ewenmack View Post

        Talinn,

        Not sure where you got your 200 views number from.

        Just went over to ezinearticles and into the Relationship/Conflict catagory.
        The most read article in the last 90 days has had 29,447 views.

        Ewen
        That's far from what you can expect on average.

        Google with this search term and you'll see more typical number of views:
        "magic of making up" +"been viewed" site:ezinearticles.com

        The top 10 results have these numbers of views:
        655
        955
        79
        720
        19
        113
        1
        7
        78
        59



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        • Profile picture of the author ewenmack
          Originally Posted by Okane View Post

          That's far from what you can expect on average.

          Google with this search term and you'll see more typical number of views:
          "magic of making up" +"been viewed" site:ezinearticles.com

          The top 10 results have these numbers of views:
          655
          955
          79
          720
          19
          113
          1
          7
          78
          59



          Marc

          Marc,

          I'm just going by ezinearticle view stats in the Relationship/Conflict catagory.

          Number 15 comes in with 4,293 views within the last 90 days.

          There is also the question of ckick thrus.

          This becomes less tangible due to the relationship and connection the writer has to the reader. It is difficult to teach somebody to actually deeply care for the reader.

          Having this greatly improves the pre sell.

          Ewen
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          • Profile picture of the author Okane
            Originally Posted by ewenmack View Post

            Marc,

            I'm just going by ezinearticle view stats in the Relationship/Conflict catagory.

            Number 15 comes in with 4,293 views within the last 90 days.

            There is also the question of ckick thrus.

            This becomes less tangible due to the relationship and connection the writer has to the reader. It is difficult to teach somebody to actually deeply care for the reader.

            Having this greatly improves the pre sell.

            Ewen

            Ewen,

            You're absolutely right. I wish I had this talent to "connect to the reader" through my articles. The top15 articles in the relationship category may have this quality...

            However, the "average" Bum marketer will find it difficult to enter the "most read articles" charts on ezinearticles.

            For example, googling for...

            +"magic of making up" +"been viewed" site:ezinearticles.com

            ...shows that there are at least 59.200(!!) articles about Travis Sago's MOMU.

            I would think that there are at least 15 who know exactly how to promote their articles, build backlinks efficiently, select profitable keywords, do perfect SEO, drive tons of traffic to the article, etc.

            I'm not sure if the average "stay at home mom" can compete with that and make $100k a year.

            It's christmas soon. I wistfully remember the days I believed in Santa Claus. It's a pitty these days never come back.


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            • Profile picture of the author ewenmack
              Originally Posted by Okane View Post

              Ewen,

              You're absolutely right. I wish I had this talent to "connect to the reader" through my articles. The top15 articles in the relationship category may have this quality...Marc
              Marc,

              There are always exceptions to ther rule.

              I saw one in this catagory and thought it was very weak. It had views in the thousands.

              Of course we are not privay to the number of clicks to the URL.
              Wouldn't expect the numbers to be too hot.

              Ewen
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      • Profile picture of the author TheWinner
        Originally Posted by ewenmack View Post

        Talinn,

        Not sure where you got your 200 views number from.

        Just went over to ezinearticles and into the Relationship/Conflict catagory.
        The most read article in the last 90 days has had 29,447 views.

        Ewen
        Hi there,

        How do you check the article views on EzineArticles?

        Thanks
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  • Profile picture of the author jazbo
    I challenge anyone to follow the advice and make $100K.
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  • Profile picture of the author Talinn
    My point was that it's impossible for an article to get 200 views simply because it's on the "most recent articles" list. You can forget even 50 views per Conflict article if you are not scheduling, and even with scheduling it's super hard to break 100 views. (This is why I have given up the Conflict category completely) There is no way a single Conflict article to EZA per day can net you 4 sales or $100 per day.
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  • Profile picture of the author Gavin Abeyratne
    Yea in relation to the articles with the ultra high views, don't forget that it isn't entirely uncommon for people to send ppc traffic to their articles, or stumbleupon traffic to their articles so that they can make the "most viewed" list and receive massive internal linkage from EZA...

    That's not to say that this woman's results aren't true, I watched Travis's video and I'm sure she does make 100k per year, but the point is not so much that she "cares" the point is that she puts out a ton of content consistently.

    Also, her articles are so long, that she would rank for a ton of long tail keywords without even trying, simply because she would have them on a high authority page.

    This could be a source of her traffic also. I wouldn't be surprised if this woman was doing 1k worth of words per day, so if she had been doing it for a year, 5 days a week, she'd have over 200,000 words of content for the search engines to gobble up, and to bring visitors too. Mega niches like that would have 1000s of unique longtail keyword searches that wouldn't even show up in keyword tools.

    Perhaps more to the point, Travis never said that the women didn't do proper keyword research, just that she didn't build a list.

    Travis is a great dude, but I don't think he's trying to tell people NOT to market properly, just to do ANYTHING consistently.
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    • Profile picture of the author ewenmack
      Originally Posted by daedalus1 View Post


      Also, her articles are so long, that she would rank for a ton of long tail keywords without even trying, simply because she would have them on a high authority page..
      Great point.

      Being so well versed in the subject, and writing long articles, she has a higher likelyhood of using lots of related words [LSI] in each article.
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  • Profile picture of the author grandstar
    It is 100% possible to achieve what the woman did.

    Do not forget that traffic may not only come from ezinearticles. Others may use her articles on their websites. If she really knows her onions like what you are saying, then I have no doubt others will use her articles.

    Ezinearticles wants quality content and quality content sells!

    I have written content, posted it on ezinearticles and later found our that other article directories picked them up!
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  • Profile picture of the author Peggy Baron
    I listened to this audio too. Maybe I heard wrong, but I thought he said she wrote the whole time the kids were in school and she made sure she wrote one article a day for Magic of Making Up. I can't imagine it takes her all day to write one article, especially when she is a writer, so I took that to mean she was writing article after article during that time period and submitting them to EZA for her other niches too. He didn't say the $100 was just from Magic of Making Up, but that she was making $100/day.

    That makes more sense to me.

    Peggy
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  • Profile picture of the author Talinn
    Peggy,

    I believe the woman is making $100,000 per year from the whole effort and $100 per day from Magic of Making Up alone.
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    • Profile picture of the author yourreviewer
      There is no mention of making $100,00 per year just from Magic of Making up alone. This was one niche that she diligently worked on apart from other niches. And she mentioned with her current rate of earnings, she WILL EARN 100k.
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    • Profile picture of the author Peggy Baron
      Originally Posted by Talinn View Post

      Peggy,

      I believe the woman is making $100,000 per year from the whole effort and $100 per day from Magic of Making Up alone.
      Okay, just making sure y'all were paying attention.

      Peggy
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  • Profile picture of the author Ty Maier
    She makes $100,000 per year writing articles while her kids are at school.
    She makes $100 per day writing one article per day on the MOMU product.

    Final.
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  • Profile picture of the author ewenmack
    Shane posted his success story as a relative newbie as a article marketer on this forum.

    I asked him if he used links to his articles...his answer "NO"

    Anyway here are his numbers, I don't know what niche he is in...

    "I wanted to post and let you all know that I just made my first sale from BUM marketing this past Saturday (11/21). I currently have 9 articles on Ezine Articles (and others). My article views on Ezine Articles as of 11/23/09 is 1,428 with 189 URL clicks."

    Getting 200 views per article can be done.

    Ewen
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  • Profile picture of the author Talinn
    It can't be done on the Conflict category if your articles don't rank. On other categories, it is possible and something I do on a daily basis.
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    • Profile picture of the author ewenmack
      Originally Posted by Talinn View Post

      It can't be done on the Conflict category if your articles don't rank. On other categories, it is possible and something I do on a daily basis.
      Thanks Talinn.

      Ewen
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  • Profile picture of the author VegasGreg
    I don't think that each article needs to get 200 views to make that money, that is total views from all articles.

    After 90 days, there would be 90 articles floating around out there. 2-3 views form each article would get you the 200+ views needed. After 6 months, 180 article out there.

    I think the underlying message of this message is to start writing and do it consistently. It will add up over time. Don't get discouraged or stop writing after 5 articles if you are not making $100/day. Keep going!
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  • Profile picture of the author tomsmart80
    gee this amazing awesome wow
    now whats that other thread about oh yeah
    do all im lie?
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