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What in the world is a bounty?
What in the world is a bounty?

Whether it’s to cover the monthly fees of your hosting provider, boost your holiday savings, or earn a regular income, there are many reasons to make money with your own website and the Amazon Associate Programme – and bounties are an integral part of the advertising fees you can earn.
Amazon Standard Identification Number (ASIN)
Amazon Standard Identification Number (ASIN)

An Amazon Standard Identification Number (ASIN) is a type of Amazon internal catalogue number. Each ASIN is unique and always associated with a particular product or product variation.
How To Use Amazon SiteStripe
How To Use Amazon SiteStripe

There are a variety of different advertisement options within the Amazon Associates Programme. These ads can be individual text links, banner links and widgets, and they can be quickly and easily created by SiteStripe for use on your website.
Three WordPress Affiliate Themes Compared
Three WordPress Affiliate Themes Compared

If you need a website for your business, what are your options? Using HTML, CSS and PHP, you could develop something very bespoke and individual. However, that’s very time-consuming and requires you to either code a site yourself, or outsource it to someone who can – making it a very expensive option.
Four Recommended WordPress Plug-ins
Four Recommended WordPress Plug-ins

Amazon Associates helps you monetise the content on your blog by linking to products on Amazon’s websites. As well as Amazon’s helpful SiteStripe tool, a number of Amazon plug-ins offer WordPress users ways to make sophisticated link building faster and easier.
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Why build a website to make money – Part 2
Why build a website to make money – Part 2

In this video, you will learn the many different styles of writing and why it is important to make sure your content has a voice and is unique. It will also cover the typical failures when starting a website and how to avoid them.
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How To Set Up a Website Using WordPress – Part 1
How To Set Up a Website Using WordPress – Part 1

This video will cover topics including; how to choose and register the right domain for your new website, how to buy hosting and how to set it up. Additionally, you will learn what is WordPress and how to install it.
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How To Set Up a Website Using WordPress – Part 2
How To Set Up a Website Using WordPress – Part 2

In this video, learn how to install WordPress Themes & Plugins. It will also cover basic website structure and why setting your website up correctly is important.
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How to create quality content – Part 1
How to create quality content – Part 1

It is essential for your website to contain quality content for many reasons. This video will explain how to do this and also how to add affiliate links while maintaining your editorial integrity.
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How to create quality content – Part 2
How to create quality content – Part 2

This video outlines the important rules to follow when creating your content, including best practices for media content such as images and videos.
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How To Use Affiliate Links On Pinterest
How To Use Affiliate Links On Pinterest

YOU’LL LEARN: How to set up Affiliate Links on Pinterest How to make money from clicks on your Pins Some best-practice Pinterest tips
A Quick Guide To Ad-blocking Software
A Quick Guide To Ad-blocking Software

Ad-blocking software – a popular example of which is AdBlock – is software that extends web browsers to enable users to choose which ads they see, and which they don’t. Ads such as banners are not shown or, in most cases, not even downloaded, in order to save bandwidth.
How To Use Images
How To Use Images

It’s all-too-easy to focus on the written content of your blog posts, including images only for illustrative purposes or as an afterthought. Yet effective use of photos and pictures can improve an article’s impact dramatically, helping to convey the themes within the content at a glance and capturing your readers’ attention.
How To Offer Advice On Your Site
How To Offer Advice On Your Site

To earn money with your own blog or website, your content needs to provide useful, practical information. This applies not only to product recommendation, but to any advice you give, or recommendations you make, where you assume the role of ‘the expert’ or an authority on a topic.
Using Social Media To Find New Readers
Using Social Media To Find New Readers

Google is likely the number-one source of visitors to your website, and typically accounts for up to 60 to 70 per cent of your total visitors.That’s great, but depending on one single traffic source for your website is never a good thing, so it’s time to add other traffic sources.
How To Use Statistics And Metrics To Improve Your Blog
How To Use Statistics And Metrics To Improve Your Blog

The more you know about who is coming to your site and their behaviour, the more you can refine and improve the experience your site offers to these visitors – to maximise the performance of your Affiliate Links.
The Rules Of Blogging – Dos And Don’ts
The Rules Of Blogging – Dos And Don’ts

There are no fixed rules for blogging, of course, but there are best practices, which experienced bloggers have collected over the years and which can be very helpful for beginners.
Why Write New Content
Why Write New Content

Most of your activity as a blogger will involve you writing articles. But unless your blog or website is your full-time job, it won’t always be possible to write a new article every day or even every week. Plus, if you realise there are still revenues coming in, without you having added any new articles,
Checklist For A New Website
Checklist For A New Website

Launching a new website is now easier than ever. However, installing your chosen CMS (Content Management System is just the beginning; you need to make sure your website is as friendly as it can be for both your visitors and the search engines, too.
Absolute Beginners: Designing Your Website Or Blog
Absolute Beginners: Designing Your Website Or Blog

A blog is not just about content. In order for your site to succeed in its aims, a suitable layout is just as important – more important than many newcomers believe. Just as in real life, the first impression is very important on the internet.
Absolute Beginners: Important Jargon
Absolute Beginners: Important Jargon

When you start your own website or blog, you encounter many new and confusing technical terms. We’ve explained some of the most important here, so you understand the basics of CMS, hosting and technology better.
Absolute Beginners: CMS, Domains And Hosting
Absolute Beginners: CMS, Domains And Hosting

You may be impatient to get going with writing a blog – and this is easier than ever before to achieve. First, though, you’’ll need to get the technical services in place for your blog to run on. This is no longer so difficult, either, since there are many free or low-cost and relatively easy-to-use
How To Find A Blog Theme
How To Find A Blog Theme

To earn money with a blog, you need to choose the right topic. Search engines prefer blogs with an instantly recognisable theme that’s easily catalogued, and thematically focused blogs are an easier sell to readers.
Understand And Influence Key Metrics
Understand And Influence Key Metrics

There are many metrics for blogs and websites, some of which we covered in the article How To Use Statistics And Metrics To Improve Your Blog. In practice, concentrating on just a few key metrics narrows your focus and will make optimising your site easier.
Unlock Your Site’s Potential
Unlock Your Site’s Potential

No site is perfect – not even one earning high commissions or generating large revenues. There are always improvements that can be made: your website will always need further development, and effective optimisation. So it makes sense to periodically check for increased revenue potential, then improve the website to that effect.
Absolute Beginners: Five Reasons To Start A Blog
Absolute Beginners: Five Reasons To Start A Blog

Nowadays, Facebook, Twitter and YouTube have practically monopolised self-expression and social networking. Publishing text, images and videos on the internet has now become so easy and standardised, many people wonder if there is still a point to keeping your own blog.
Conversion Optimisation And A/B Testing
Conversion Optimisation And A/B Testing

To earn more money from a blog or website, you need to understand how to optimise your site for conversions. A trusted method for achieving this outcome is to do what is termed ‘split’ or ‘A/B’ testing.
Absolute Beginners: Technical Requirements For A Blog
Absolute Beginners: Technical Requirements For A Blog

Many beginners shy away from starting their own blog, because they’re intimidated by the seemingly complicated technical aspects of it. It’s okay, though – your fears are entirely unfounded, as a lot can be accomplished with very little technical know-how.
The skills bloggers need
The skills bloggers need

For some, the idea to start a blog can come spontaneously, while for others, it’s a longstanding personal wish. While some simply jump in at the deep end and start blogging, others spend a lot of time thinking about whether they possess the necessary skillset to succeed.
Other methods to make money with your blog
Other methods to make money with your blog

As a partner on the Amazon Associates Programme, there is proven potential for you to earn money via your affiliate-marketing blog. Yet there are many other possible sources of revenue based on your site’s specific subject matter.
Finding The Right Keywords
Finding The Right Keywords

The days of ‘keyword stuffing’ – ie, unsubtly packing your website’s copy with search terms in the hope of improving your search-engine rankings – are long gone. However, it still makes sense to ensure that your site uses keywords responsibly in order to ensure search engines categorise your site favourably in their results.
Keeping a good reputation despite monetisation
Keeping a good reputation despite monetisation

At the beginning, the internet was an “advert free” paradise for everyone and even today many sites are built only for the reason to give information for free. Therefore, many Internet users are very critical regarding the monetisation of websites especially if you overdo it with affiliate links, banners etc.
Use of Geo-Targeting
Use of Geo-Targeting

For most sites, visitors do not only come from a single country. When you check your website statistics you will find that you will attract visitors from other countries. So for example a website built to attract mainly UK visitors could also get visitors from Europe and even the USA and Canada.
How To Use The Google Search Console
How To Use The Google Search Console

If you’ve ever tried to contact Google directly for an answer to a question about a problem, then you will know that is very difficult, even impossible to achieve.
Absolute Beginners: Quick Wins With SEO
Absolute Beginners: Quick Wins With SEO

Search-engine optimisation (SEO) has some negative connotations and is a complex area to fully understand. However, since most of your visitors search using the Google search engine, you need to ensure your website has every chance of ranking highly in its search results – having good content is a great help, but is not enough