This is a pet peeve of mine. Being a visible player in the WordPress space, I am inundated with requests to take a look at new and existing plugins. I also keep my eye on what's happening out there. Often this all happens on social media. But regardless of the quality of the product, there is one … [Read more...] about Don’t Hide Behind Your Product
The BobWP Monetizer Podcast
This weekly podcast brings you straight-forward actionable tips on how to monetize your WordPress site or blog. We will will talk about online stores, advertising, affiliate marketing, selling your services and/or products, courses, memberships and anything else you can think of to make money on your site. We aren't promising you get-rich schemes or false promises, but steps you can take to help your reach your goals.
You will find a video, audio and text version for each episode.
When someone expects a theme to help with ad conversions, well, they don't understand the role of their WordPress theme.Listen to it...Will Your Theme Help You With Conversions? Awhile back I got a comment on a post that I did on a theme. Here it is paraphrased: I'm using this theme … [Read more...] about Your WordPress Theme: A Tool for Monetization
If you are looking to get into affiliate marketing, or grow your existing efforts, if you haven't made an Affiliate Summit yet, well, you are missing out on quite the event. Watch...Listen...Read... On the 7th-9th of January, 2018, Affiliate Summit West is happening in Vegas. Now, if you … [Read more...] about Ramp Up Your Affiliate Marketing with Affiliate Summit West
eCommerce. For some it's a scary word or simply misunderstood. Let's talk about how you may already be part of the eCommerce world. Watch...Listen...Read... Over the last one or two years here on the blog, we've been talking about eCommerce and selling stuff on your WordPress site. This is … [Read more...] about Does the Word eCommerce Scare You or Are You Just Misunderstanding It?
There are a a lot of different perspectives around how people view affiliate marketing. And I just wanted to touch on one of the core reasons some look at it negatively. Watch...Listen...Read... Years ago, there was a skit on Saturday Night Live, a talk show called Ruining It For … [Read more...] about Affiliate Marketing: People Who Ruin It for Other People
Just recently, Jetpack added a new feature to their premium and professional plans that lets you easily add a payment button, with a nice format of product or service image, and information. Watch...Listen...Read... If you use WordPress.com and have paid for one of their plans you may have … [Read more...] about How to Create a Simple Payment Button Using Jetpack
Yes, we can set up ways for people to purchase our services easily on our WordPress site. But are you ready for that moment when they want to buy now. An easy page where they can pay you the amount you have agreed upon. That is what we are talking about … [Read more...] about Make It Easy for Your Clients to Pay You for Your Services When They Are Ready
This podcast is full of monetizing tips, but this episode I thought I would go over just five of them briefly. Watch...Listen...Read... I always hear from people asking me about monetizing their WordPress site or blog. Some are totally stumped, while others have tons of ideas but don't … [Read more...] about 5 Quick Tips For Monetizing Your WordPress Site
I love content marketing. Really, I do. I adore giving my readers tips, tools and advice.Building relationships with them.But will your readers jump ship if you try to sell to them?Selling your readers things they need and want will not send them away.Not if you make your offers in … [Read more...] about Why It’s Okay to Sell Stuff on Your Blog—and 8 Ways to Do It Right
Watch...Listen...Read... If I talk about affiliates a lot of this podcast, it's because I have the experience with them and want to help my listeners have more success with them.This is just a quick thoughts I'd like to share that affects both affiliate marketers and those who run … [Read more...] about How Much of a Salesperson Is the Affiliate Marketer?
In today's podcast I am talking about how to get more out of your affiliate links than just the standard link to the vendor's homepage. Watch...Listen...Read... I am a fan of affiliate marketing.And yes, I love my affiliates.One of the challenges with affiliate marketing is to … [Read more...] about What Are Custom Affiliate Links— and How Do We Use Them
Watch...Listen...Read... Today I want to chat about automated Tweets, customizations and the frequency around them. And yes, this ties into monetizing. Simply because to monetize you need to drive more people to your site. And the right social sharing strategy can go a long ways … [Read more...] about Custom Shares and the Struggle to Automate Tweets