Changed My Business Model After 8 Months of Affiliate Marketing

During my first 4 months (July-Nov 2009) with affiliate marketing, my main business model revolved around direct linking from articles to the merchant page. I would buy a cheap .info domain name and forward that with my affiliate link. I then realized that this wasn’t really a long term business model because all I was doing was building articles for the merchant. I should be building my own assets!

So I decided to start building my own websites and now use all of my articles to give some traffic and backlinks to my own pages. I would start out by choosing keyword rich domain names so I can easily get them ranking in first page. After that I’ll just point articles back to the homepage and inside pages and hopefully after 2-4 weeks my money pages will climb up the rankings. I had setup many sites but only one campaign is making me an average of $200-$300 per month which is enough for now to survive.

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Wealthy Affiliate Is Not The Silver Bullet

This post is just going to be a reality check to those of you who are thinking of joining Wealthy Affiliate or just thinking about trying Internet marketing. This is a bit of a rant I guess because I’ve seen many members inside WA who want to cancel their memberships. There are different motivations and reasons behind each decision (some are valid and some are totally unrealistic). And the one thing that surprises me is that these folks have been a member for only a few weeks and sometimes even for a few days!

I’m not embarrassed to admit that I was also one of the tire kickers when I decided to try affiliate marketing back in July 2009. I thought that being knowledgeable about websites would make things easier for me but I was dead wrong. After failing miserably (worked on it for only a few weeks!) I decided to quit affiliate marketing and went back to looking for online web developer jobs in freelance sites.

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Opening a BDO Dollar Account For Your ClickBank Checks

I believe opening up a dollar account here in the Philippines is the only way you can cash in your dollar checks. If you know any other ways then please share about it in the comments below.

Please take note that I’m not affiliated in any way, shape or form with Banco De Oro (BDO). The only reason why I chose them is that they require the smallest starting fee which is $200. I think Bank of the Philippine Islands (BPI) is asking for $500.

So I borrowed $200 from my girlfriend’s mother and asked my mother to open my dollar account since she knew someone in the bank. The enrollment process is basically straightforward. We just filled up some forms and deposited 200 bucks but we had some issues when they saw my ClickBank checks. I was always worried that I’m going to have some troubles mainly because of the banks not having any idea what ClickBank is and that you can earn money just through the Internet. I’ve even read that bank employees here don’t even know Google! hahaha!

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The SEO Method Review – My Updates and Progress Reports

The SEO Method Review – Did I Get Any Results?

So it’s been 2 months since I’ve bought The SEO Method by David Jenyns and this is where I’m going to continue to share my updates using David’s SEO strategy.

The original plan was to continue writing the updates inside The SEO Method review but I’m planning to do the updates on a regular basis and it’s going to make the original review very long which I don’t like.

I’m going to monitor my results very closely and provide you with regular updates.

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Top 6 Internet Marketers That I Look Up To

When I started to get serious in playing drums, I searched for drummers that would inspire me. I listened to them and copied their drum licks so I could somehow emulate and learn from them.

Now that I’m an Internet marketer, I also want to look for someone that I could look up to. Someone who’s not only talking that talk but someone who’s also walking the walk.

In this post, I’m going to share a special breed of Internet marketers. They all started with little or no financial investment to build their successful and profitable online businesses. The only investment they made was their time and effort.

Let’s take a look at 5 of my favorite Internet marketers:

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Real Online Jobs – Start A Profitable Online Business Today

If you’re looking for real online jobs then I hope that this article would open your eyes to the possibility of being your own boss instead of working for someone else to make them rich.

I had an online job as a web programmer for a company in Canada. It was an outsourcing gig and I’ve worked for them part time for about 2 months. After that, I soon discovered a way on what I believe is one of the best paths to financial freedom and I’ll share it with you below.

Having a work at home job is a definite possibility because of the Internet. There are many great reasons why more and more people are deciding to earn money while working at home. Let’s take a look at them:

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