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Local Search Marketing Advice, Tips, and News. Building a Datafeed Site – Step 1. This is the first in a series of how to build a datafeed site.

Building a Datafeed Site – Step 1

I’m building the site right now, and will share the experience with you. This will be an intermediate to advanced method of using datafeeds to build a site. If you’re looking for a simple way to get started, go check out Pop Shops or Datafeedr. What I’m going to show you is how to build a high-quality site, driven by a datafeed, for free. The absolute first thing you need to do is pick a niche. To find merchants in ShareASale that have datafeeds, login and look under “Find/Join Merchants” and click on “View those with Datafeeds“. Choosing a domain name isn’t extremely important, but as Vinny O’Hare reminded me, have the keyword in there. Set-up the hosting, and make sure you create a MySQL database when you do this. Next, find a template from Free CSS Templates that matches the theme of your niche.

Don’t worry about vars.php right now. That’s enough for one day. Datafeed Site Navigation.

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Design for Mobile: The One Billion Dollar iPhone App. Guide to Competitive Backlink Analysis. The author's posts are entirely his or her own (excluding the unlikely event of hypnosis) and may not always reflect the views of Moz.

Guide to Competitive Backlink Analysis

Using link data, although it can never be perfectly accurate, allows you to take a more scientific approach to your SEO strategies. How can we leverage link data for actionable insights? I recently wrote a post breaking down the Mormon SEO strategy, which is a very well thought out plan of action.. There seemed to be a lot of interest in the tools I used and the insights they provided. It's impossible to cover all scenarios, but my hope is to show how this data can be used. Tools Used Excel SEOmoz API / Open Site Explorer Free Version of Majestic SEO Ninja Skills (prerequisite of working at Distilled) For most of this post, I’m going to look at the SERPS for "nashville real estate", a competitive result from my hometown. The Data Set To start, I pulled a wide range of link based metrics from the Top 10. Data Breakdown the Top 10 Link Root Domains Strategy Dr. The Lifecycle of an Internet Marketer.

Ever wondered where you stood in the lifecycle of affiliate marketing?

The Lifecycle of an Internet Marketer

Your wait is over. Adam Bunch wrote this great article so I asked him if he could post it here. He said no problema! Note: I Mr Greenified this article a little bit. One of the things I’ve noticed over the course of my journey in affiliate marketing, is that people’s route through the business tends to follow a relatively linear pattern. The difference between the people who succeed and the people who fail boils down to determination and the fact that they really, really, want this. The people who sit at their machines for hours at a time working themselves into a frenzy because they have the burning desire to succeed.

In my opinion, your success in this business pretty much depends on one thing, and unfortunately, it’s probably the most difficult thing to teach – mindset. Anyway, I’ve put together a pretty lighthearted look at some of the stages you might go through in the world of affiliate marketing. Products. The Anatomy of a Perfect Landing Page. The Making of The Millionaire’s Magician. Last year, I stumbled upon a fascinating article in The New York Times about Steve Cohen, a magician who offered exclusive shows out of a suite at the Waldorf Astoria and was flown around the world to give private shows for heads of state, captains of industry and celebs.

The Making of The Millionaire’s Magician

The story struck me because here was a guy making a serious living doing something very cool that most others would consider a hobby or a side-job. He’s a classic example of a Career Renegade. So, I made a note to reach out to Steve to interview him. And, through an odd twist of fate (aka the Universe speaking up), we ended up being brought together in a completely different way and working together. But, I’ve always wanted to share a lot more detail about how Steve transformed himself into the wildly successful Millionaire’s Magician and launched his now famous magic show in NYC. Enjoy… JF: So, Steve, where did your interest in magic come from? SC: The traditional answer to that question is, “I got tricked into it.”