Amazon affiliate website case study

Amazon Affiliate Website Case Study ($2,000/mo. with 100 articles)

I was recently talking with Jon about doing a post for you guys here at Fatstacksblog.com, and he suggested a case study about one of my sites, one of the bigger earners. We decided that rather than just a generic ...
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Have You Lost Facebook Traffic to Your Website? Here’s What You Do

Have you lost a ton of Facebook traffic? If you get any amount of meaningful traffic from FB, I bet you have or will shortly. Recently, Facebook announced it's limiting reach of Facebook pages instead giving preference to profiles sharing ...
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Keyword research

How to Find 100’s of Long Tail Keywords Quickly

Many times I've mentioned how I like going after long tail, low-competition keywords for both affiliate promotion content and general info content. That doesn't mean I don't go after bigger keywords; I do... and I even rank okay for some ...
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Content that Attracts Powerhouse Links… Naturally

Despite many mistakes, I've managed to rank for some okay keywords, lots of long tail keywords and even managed to attract a good number of powerhouse links from top-tier sites (no outreach or guest blogging). How did I attract those ...
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SEO Mistake I've Made for Years - Which Cost Me Dearly

SEO Mistake I’ve Made for Years – Which Cost Me Dearly

I've repeatedly made the same SEO mistake that's cost me dearly over the years. I want to explain what that mistake has been. It pertains to SEO and ranking content. Here's what I did for years:  I published way too ...
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AdSense Auto Ads Review (After Using for 2 Weeks)

In latter half of 2017 AdSense rolled out what they call "Auto Ads". I believe it's still in beta.  I'm not sure it's available for every AdSense account, but it's definitely a product AdSense likes to promote inside AdSense accounts ...
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How to Curate Content Successfully (with Case Study)

As niche site publishers we have an insatiable desire to publish more, more and more. Our work is never done. We no sooner publish 5 articles only to discover another 20 topics to cover. It's gruelling. But it's exciting.  It's ...
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Coaching Poll - What Type of Coaching Program Interests You?

Coaching Poll – What Type of Coaching Program Interests You?

I've had many requests for coaching over the last year, which is great, and so I'm reopening my coaching program in early 2018. My coaching program pertains to building an authority site or blog (which is the foundation of my ...
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My Kinsta Hosting Review After 8 Months (22 Sites Hosted)

My Kinsta Hosting Review After 8 Months (22 Sites Hosted)

UPDATE NOVEMBER 21, 2017 First, I'm still with Kinsta hosting and still delighted with their service.  All my biggest sites are with them. The main point of this update is to tell you that Kinsta recently rolled out lower cost ...
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10 Reasons It Rocks to Be a Blogger

10 Reasons It Rocks to Be a Blogger

Funny doctor's note to employer: my friends work requires a doctors note if you call in sick About 2 years after I went full time as a blogger and website publisher I was watching the TV show Californiacation. It's a ...
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15 Ways You Can Make Money on Facebook

15 Ways You Can Make Money on Facebook

This post was dramatically updated September 18, 2017.  The updates include additional ways to make money from Facebook, specifically Facebook pages. This post originally focused on option #3 below, which is my NUMBER 1 method for making money on Facebook ...
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How to Use Quizzes to Increase Affiliate Marketing Commissions

How to Use Quizzes to Increase Affiliate Marketing Commissions

At no point during my years as an affiliate marketer have I enjoyed as great of a boost in affiliate commissions for one merchant so quickly than I have this year (2017) using quizzes. Writing this post makes me wonder ...
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10 Pitfalls of Affiliate Marketing You Need to Know Before Getting Into It

10 Pitfalls of Affiliate Marketing You Need to Know Before Getting Into It

The website monetization method that grabbed me by throat way back when was affiliate marketing. I loved the concept of being rewarded for my efforts without having to come up with a product to sell and all the hassles that ...
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What is the Blogging Business Model?

What is the Blogging Business Model?

While some people suggest that blogging and publishing websites is the same thing, I think there is an important difference. Yes, I sometimes use the terms interchangeably, but when getting technical and analyzing the business models of blogger vs. publisher, ...
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The Best Ad Management WordPress Plugin (Extensive Testing)

The Best Ad Management WordPress Plugin (Extensive Testing)

It's funny when I think back about some of the dumb stuff I did when starting online. I had a niche site with which I had no idea how to monetize.  I had little traffic and no clue how to ...
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The Simplest Way to Build a Successful Amazon Affiliate Website

The Simplest Way to Build a Successful Amazon Affiliate Website

One of my biggest problems as a blogger and niche site publisher is I too often needlessly complicate things. I've repeatedly throughout this blog discussed keeping things simple; those are equally good reminders for me. With the launch of a ...
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20 Signs Your Niche Blog Is On the Verge of Success

20 Signs Your Niche Blog Is On the Verge of Success

I don't publish income earned from Fat Stacks because I don't think it's relevant to the reason behind reporting niche site income.  I report niche site income to demonstrate that niche sites, in niches other than "how to make money ...
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What's the Best Laptop for Blogging and Internet Marketing? Windows vs. Mac

What’s the Best Laptop for Blogging and Internet Marketing? Windows vs. Mac

I've been blogging and publishing niche sites full time since 2012.  I can't believe it's been 5 years. Since I started, I've blown through 4 laptops which puts me on track for ripping through a laptop about every 1.5 years ...
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The Best Business Directory Software for Websites

The Best Business Directory Software for Websites

Over the past six months I've spent $500 on business directory software, including plugins and a theme. Amazingly, not one plugin could do the job properly for me and while I didn't try all the directory themes, not one offered ...
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The Best Q&A Website Software for Your Website (I've Tested a Lot)

The Best Q&A Website Software for Your Website (I’ve Tested a Lot)

After investing 12 hours monkeying around with question and answer plugins, I came to the realization that no plugin was going to do what I wanted it to do. In fact, if you're adding a Q&A section to your niche ...
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