Buy low, sell high.
If you’re a seasoned SEO, many opportunities exist in the affiliate marketing space for you to:
Jonathan and Jarod have been doing this for years, and in this week’s episode of the Value Added podcast, they’ll be sharing some tips and some lessons they’ve learned in the affiliate game.
So, with Jonathan’s disclaimer that nothing contained in this episode should be construed as professional financial or legal advice, just the wisdom of “two dumbasses on a podcast,” here are your…
As Jarod says, the tactic of simply not touching the website is going to be a tough sell to any client.
“Let’s say I buy a site for $10k and grow it to a point where it’s making $5,000 a month — then it becomes a really valuable asset.
If I build it the right way, then it mitigates the risk of an algorithm update dropping out of the sky.
The process of taking what is basically a shitty site and then growing it into a behemoth is what really interests me.” Jonathan Kiekbusch
“The reality is that 100% of the websites that I see for sale, especially in the Facebook groups, are totally undermarketed. That’s why they’re being undervalued — the majority of these websites are being marketed through one channel and one channel only.” Jonathan Kiekbusch
“The moment we stop treating a website as just a basic WordPress affiliate site with some shitty content on it, that gets no love, no beautiful design, no beautiful CRO work on it vs. the moment that we turn it into a business, the value will go up. I’m just convinced of it.”
But a lot of people who get into affiliate marketing aren’t interested in that — because the reality is once you turn these websites into real businesses, they become real work.” Jonathan Kiekbusch
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