vidIQ Review: Don’t fight the YouTube algorithm, you’ll lose

In this vidIQ review article, I'm going to tell you why you should never try to fight the YouTube algorithm because you'll lose every time. Now, what do I mean by fighting the YouTube algorithm? Well, simply there are too many people trying to be too clever with the algorithm. They're doing things they shouldn't do, things that used to work in the old days - things like keyword stuffing, things that you shouldn't do now because they will actually do you more harm than good. Roll with it! So, with that said, what should you do? Well, you should roll with the algorithm... Let me give you some tips and tricks that are going to help you roll with the algorithm and save you having to fight it and making the mistakes that people are making trying to be too clever, and actually doing their videos more harm than good on…

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Beginners Guide to Making Money Online

In this beginners guide to making money online article, I'm going to concentrate on my top 5 ways of making money online. I'll give you my honest opinion of each and point you to resources to help you earn an online income just like I do. Beginners Guide to Making Money Online - download For even more ways to make a job replacing online income, download my free eBook A BEGINNERS GUIDE TO MAKING MONEY ONLINE 1. Become a Freelance Writer 10/10 Unsurprisingly, I’ve scored freelance writing at the maximum 10 out of 10. I’ve made good money freelance writing since 2011 and have built myself up to a rate of $125 an hour (not even close to the highest rate in the marketplace). My reputation is out there, and just this week I was approached by Microsoft to write a 650-word web page for which I quoted $650. I got the…

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I’m Losing Sleep Trying to Run my YouTube Channel as a Business

Every piece of sage advice I’ve ever read tells you to run your YouTube channel as a business and to be fair I can't really disagree with that. Getting ahead on YouTube is hard, and if you're the kind of person who dabbles with everything you touch then don't even think about starting a YouTube channel ‘cos you ain’t gonna cut it! When I started my YouTube channel, Earn an Extra Income With FYF101, just over six months ago now, I did the right thing and bought a course that came from a guy with a solid pedigree of making money on YouTube. He had the bona fides to back up his claims and was making a lot, and I mean a lot, of money on the platform. So, armed with my newfound library of knowledge, and the usual commitment I put into everything I do, I got stuck in and began…

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Why you must earn money on YouTube without monetization

How the heck can you earn money on YouTube without monetization, now that’s a great question and I’m glad you asked! In this post I’m going to tell you why you shouldn’t even be considering YT monetization if you’re just getting started out on YouTube and what you should be doing instead. But, let’s first start off by making sure we’re all on the same page and understand exactly what we mean when we talk about “YouTube monetization”. YouTube Monetization 101 Subscribers Okay, it works like this. You put up videos on YT on your chosen subject and over a period of time you’ll build up and audience of viewers who like your stuff enough that they’ll want to subscribe and ring the bell so they’re informed of new video every time you upload one. These are your subscribers, Watch time In addition to this, people who view each of your videos…

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How to make money from YouTube videos

Here are 6 tips that show you how to make money from YouTube videos: Understand that YouTube is a search engine just like Google, so you need to approach it in the same way. Keywords and SEO are important tools in your efforts to make money from YouTube videos. There are some popular types of video you should make - how to's, top 10's and more. The structure of your video is important - an intro, opening graphic, an early call to action and an outro. You need good video production software to record and edit your video. The secret to success with your YouTube channel is consistency, adding value for your viewers and practice. How to make money from YouTube videos Right now, successful YouTubers are making an absolute killing with their videos. I did some research and discovered that the current top earner, a YouTube team by the name of…

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How to be successful online – 3 top tips

My 3 top tips for online success If you were to ask me (short and sweet) the three most valuable things I've learned through my Freelancing and Affiliate Marketing businesses, they would be: #1 Never lose focus Losing focus is the big mistake that everyone working online (including myself) makes. It's understandable. There's so much information out there that it can be tempting to jump from one idea to another without making real progress in any of them. I hate the term "shiny object syndrome" but it does sum up the problem nicely. Don't be all over the place, remember FOCUS - Follow One Course Until Successful I've achieved my best results and built my businesses most successfully by being laser-focused on one thing at a time and concentrating on it unill it's working. In practical terms this means Decide on your business model - freelancing or affiliate marketing Decide on your product or…

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Google SEO basics: how to win every time

There's a ton of information available online that covers a whole host of Google SEO basics and it can be conflicting and confusing. However you approach getting better Google rankings, there's one essential, basic principle you need to understand and apply and that's: Give Google search users the best experience possible. This is critical, absolutely critical. Google states it, a lot of people have heard it, but not everyone puts it into practice. If you take nothing else away from this post, get this principle firmly fixed in your mind, let me explain why. Google SEO basics - user experience aka getting the right result SEO is changing and it's changing for the better from the user's perspective. Put yourself in the shoes of someone doing a Google search for a moment. Say you type something into Google like "am I having a heart attack" - that phrase actually has 54 searches…

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Top 20 free stock images website recommendations

Are you serious about marketing your affiliate business, your website, and your brand? If so, it's highly likely you'll be following a content marketing strategy to draw prospects (visitors) onto your website via your blog where you can provide value up front to show your expertise and gain trust. This is what separates you from the thousands of would-be marketers out to make a quick buck. This is how you build a long term, sustainable business. BUT, what is a blog post without a picture or two to make it really shine? In this countdown of my top 20 free stock images website recommendations, I'll show you where to get your hands on stunning images for free, gratis, nada. Now you have no excuse not to make your blog posts the best they can be. EXPERT TIP - when you upload your images to your blog post, don't forget to use your…

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Passive income online – the truth

It seems the holy grail of internet marketing is the idea of making passive income online, and of course, that's something everyone wants - well wouldn't you? The question is, does such a thing exist, how easy is it to achieve and is it a realistic expectation for your online business. Let's face it, if it was that easy to achieve, everyone would be doing it - right? And that's the point. "Passive income" is definitely achievable, but not that easily. With that said, the result, if achieved, is worth any sort of effort to get there. It's got to be, just imagine making money while you sleep what could be better? Okay, slow down. Before we get carried away here, let's look at something we'll call delayed gratification, it's an important concept. Passive income online is not instant riches You'll have often heard it said that a doctor or attorney will…

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Entrepreneur tips – give to receive

One of my most lucrative entrepreneur tips Whether you're an affiliate marketer, freelancer or any other kind of online entrepreneur, providing value upfront is one of my key entrepreneur tips. It's absolutely the best way to: Get new business Get more business from existing customers Keep customers longer Increase customer lifetime value Make more cash! Here's an actual example of how doing just that made me $5,000 in my business yesterday. My customer had no business for me Several days ago, I sent a message to one of my customers in my digital marketing business asking if they had any business for me. No reply. I knew Jonathan was a busy guy, so I figured he just didn't have time to reply. I also knew that sending out an email simply asking for business is not such a good idea in any case, but I was busy and just dashed off a…

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