Posts by TimMcKinlay 20
Did you know that “customer obsession” is a key philosophy adopted by some of the most successful entrepreneurs of our time?It's true and something I didn't know myself until recently. And the more I learned, the more I began to see just how powerful this is and how it can be applied to virtually ANY type of business on the planet.I also started to realize that this concept has played a role in what I've been able to achieve online thus far, without me even knowing it. And that, in
Without traffic, it’s (literally) impossible to make money online.There’s simply no getting around it. You can have the nicest looking site, awesome copy, great offers… the whole nine. But unless you have people visiting your site (AKA traffic) you cannot make any sales. Just like Apple couldn’t sell iPhones unless people walked into their shop or visited their online store.How do you get traffic?Well, the training here in Wealthy Affiliate walks you through this proces
When I first started out online, all I wanted to do was make money.And I must’ve tried just about every system out there to make that a reality. Listening to all sorts of “gurus” who had this system or that system, hoping I’d finally figure out the elusive secret to making money online.I eventually learned what I believe is a truly overlooked and underestimated fact about making money online. And that is - in order to start making money online, you need to stop thinking
I've written close to a 1,000 blog posts since I first started out online. And during that time I've published all types of content. How to articles, reviews, guides, comparisons, top 10’s, answers to questions, content to build brand loyalty, affiliate presell content... you name it.But when you boil it down, there’s really only TWO types of content:Trending and;EvergreenTrending content is content that can bring you a significant amount of traffic in a very short period of time, a
Over the past four and a half years I've been running an online business I've had the pleasure of working and interacting with a lot of people. Whether it be through my websites, email, social media, or right here within Wealthy Affiliate. And during that time I've noticed some interesting trends.One of which has to do with the psychology of those who are looking to start an online business.What have I noticed?Well, I've noticed that most people want everything now. Obviously this isn't the cas
Maybe you've heard the term "retail apocalypse" floating around?If not, it's basically just a term some people are using to describe the massive trend towards large retail stores closing down. Stores like Toys R Us, JCPenney, Macy's, Foot Locker, Forever 21, Radio Shack are closing down stores or filing for bankruptcy, at an alarming rate.So it's kind of like Armageddon for many traditional retail businesses.And, like a real apocalypse, there's simply no stopping it. More and more retail stores
Something cool and totally unexpected happened this morning.As I turned on the laptop and checked my emails, I discovered I had received an email from ShareASale (AWIN) who said they've got some affiliate commissions they've been trying to send me.My initial reaction was… what, really?Apparently, they had sent me a check for affiliate commissions a while back, that was returned to them since my address had changed. I hadn’t logged into my ShareASale affiliate account for years and
Vegas 2020 has come and gone, so I thought I would share how it went down and some of the insights I was able to gain this year. This was the third time I was fortunate enough to be invited, and as usual it was lots of fun and I was able to take a lot of value from this event.How It Went DownI arrived in Vegas after a long flight from Australia (yep, I'm an Aussie) and it was nice to check into such a nice hotel like the MGM:Later that night we met at the Skylofts for drinks/food etc. which was
Someone I work with asked me a question about sales funnels today. He wanted to know if Wealthy Affiliate teaches you how to "build a funnel to send to your website".Now that's a fair question, and something I've been asked before, so I felt inspired to share this with you today. Because it really reminded me of how many people think when they're first starting out online.What do I mean?Well, just as I got this wrong myself when I first started out.. most beginner's get the fundamental concept
I'm back from the 2019 Vegas 'Super Affiliate' conference, I'm well rested and I woke up this morning feeling inspired to share with you guys how it all went down.First of all, Vegas was so much fun!This is the second year I've made it to Vegas and like last year, this year it was an absolute blast. Full of fun, good times and a lot of laughter. In fact, pretty sure I've never laughed so hard in all my life LOL.The first night we did the 'meet and greet' where we all met up at the SkyLoft suite