**Updated October 2016**
Now Includes information on becoming an Etsy Affiliate!
I've also added modules on all of the major Amazon affiliate plugins including Prosociate, Azon Store Builder and Fresh Store Builder.
What is the course all about?
In this course you will learn how I've built a profitable Amazon affiliate store that works and functions as an awesome eCommerce site.
What should I expect to achieve after completing this course?
Your #1 goal should be to have built a profitable Amazon affiliate store that allows you to expand beyond being just an affiliate. You will have the choice of offering physical products to your buyers.
What will you learn in this course?
How long is the course?
This course is split up into 6 weeks, each week you are provided with homework so you have tasks to complete after watching the modules and reading through the content.
It may take longer than 6 weeks to complete the entire program, the course is designed to allow you to create a part time or even full time eCommerce store if you choose to do so.
Most of the advice I provide allows you to make sales without a ton of commitment when it comes to purchasing physical inventory. You can start slow and grow as you make progress through the course.
Check out these awesome testimonials!
"Found this just as I started work on an Amazon site. Really useful advice on how to set up shop. I'm implementing now and honestly, that alone will save me the next few days of my life at this point in my project. Thats worth the price of entry alone. But the course has a lot more to give: outsourcing tips, sensible approach to promotion. Also heaps of stuff on FBA and other things beyond Amazon affiliate that held no interest and I thought weren't really for me, but I can now see offer a lot of potential for growth of my store down the line. Great stuff. I also appreciate the straight up approach here.
No typical marketers fluff, filler, hype or BS. Just laying out what seems solid advice and an action plan that will get you up and running in short order. You know the course is solid, as John walks through the set up of one of his sites, which is a cut above the usual robo-Azon affiliate spam site. Maybe the title shouldn't emphasis passive income so much, as its some work to get up and running. Even outsourcing leaves the hassle of managing workers, as we all know. It'd also be better if the intro gave some idea of the minimum kinds of investment of time and money you should expect to put in to get any result. Of course, you can keep it passive, but consumers are more savvy than they've ever been. So i'd suggest getting into this with a view to build out and up: in which case the the slog begins." - Paul Andrews
"Start off gently as an as an Amazon Affiliate and then transition into your own eCommerce juggernaut. John will show you how it's done and demonstrate the software that makes it possible, easy and profitable." - Dr. Phillips
"This course is way more than just about Amazon Affiliates. Anyone starting an online business will also benefit from this course there is so much information in here and very useful information. John does a great job keeping you engaged in what he has to say, he's very knowledgeable and shows proof that he knows his stuff! Thanks for a great course John." - S Howard
"I've used Wordpress for years so when I saw this course focused on the WooCommerce plugin I decided to give it a shot. It really is a comprehensive course covering everything you need to know about starting your own Amazon affiliate store." - Glen Thonis
"I'm very happy to have subscribed and this is a perfect course if you want to setup your own ecommerce store. John is an expert and his advises are very practical and easy to follow. I thoroughly enjoyed the whole course and i have already started implementing them into my own business." - Hussain Ahmed
This is a video introduction to the course, I explain the exact outline of what to expect in the course.
In this video I discuss some of the tools and resources you will be hearing about and what costs are associated with each. As you go through the lectures all of these topics will be covered in great detail with links provided for each.
Here is a brief run down:
Prosociate - For Adding Amazon Products Easily $40
Wordpress WooCommerceTheme - Free or $50-60
Advertising - Free to Skies the limit
Social Media - Free or optionally outsource
General Outsourcing help - Optionally $50-100 a month
Amazon and registering a business - $40 a month for pro Amazonaccount
Buying Inventory - $250 or more generally for purchasing products wholesale
In this video I explain why staying focused and having the right mindset are crucial for success.
In this video I talk about the importance of goals and why you should create them.
In this video I explain how you can go about learning Wordpress if you are not familiar with it.
Evernote & Google Drive have been very helpful to me for setting goals and creating to-do lists. I highly recommend them!
In this video I talk about discovering a niche for your store.
In this video I talk about doing proper keyword research and why it's important.
In this video I show you how to use the Google Keyword tool to find good keywords based on your niche.
This is your homework for week 1.
In this video I give you an idea of what types of tools we will be using to create your store.
Over the next few weeks I will be building my first Fresh Store Builder website and adding content into this module on how I set it all up. Check the resource link for more information on Fresh Store Builder.
In this video I show you where you can find premium themes for your WooCommerce store.
In this video I discuss setting up and using Google Analytics and Google Webmaster tools.
In this video I explain why and how you should go about creating important pages for your store such as the contact us and privacy pages.
In this video I show you how I add products manually and why using tools like Prosociate will benefit you for creating an Amazon affiliate store.
In this video I show you how to add products using the Prosociate tool.
In this video I talk about some of the useful Wordpress plugins I use on my store.
Here you will find a list of all of the plugins I use and where you can get them.
In this video I show you the old version of my site and what it looks like now. You learn from my failed site and see how a re-design made a big difference.
In this video I show you some examples of optimizing conversions such as using Heat Maps.
In this video I talk about using a site called Clarity FM to work with experts to help you with your site.
In this video I explain some basics of on-page SEO tactics. Read the articles included with this lecture to get some great additional tips.
In this video I explain what has and has not worked for me in terms of off-page SEO. I highly recommend reading the article linked in this lecture.
Here I've included some great tools for tracking your search engine rank positions.
Homework for week 2.
I talk about social media sites and focusing on them to drive traffic to your site.
In this video I talk about how to use Pinterest for your store.
Here are some awesome eBooks on how to use Pinterest to drive traffic to your site and more.
In this video I explain how I use Wanelo as a source for driving more traffic to my site.
In this video I discuss using applications on your cell phone to stay consistent with social media posting and activity.
I run the online blog No Shame Income where I share what's working for me in the world of online marketing.
I started learning about online marketing as a way to generate additional income, I enjoy connecting with others and helping people achieve their goals.
I have experience with Amazon, eBay, eCommerce, Social Media, SEO, Affiliate Marketing, Podcasting, Lead Generation, Landing Page Design, Wordpress & More.
I have created all kinds of courses on different topics such as Amazon, SEO and starting your own Podcast.