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How to Use a Link Rotator and Why You Should

Twenty years into my career, I am now just writing my first post about link rotators.

What’s the saying? “What got me here isn’t going to get me where I want to go.” Case in point – Mario’s content strategy.

Link rotators are actually cool. Once you start using them, you tend to be surprised by their utility and wonder why you didn’t try them earlier.

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Affiliate Marketing Disclosure: How to Add One the Right Way

Affiliate Marketing can seem complex at first, between signing up for affiliate programs, finding your niche, and building an audience. With all of that juggling, one of the most overlooked aspects of affiliate marketing is crafting an affiliate marketing disclosure that is FTC and Amazon compliant. In this article, we will take you through what an affiliate marketing disclosure is, who needs them, and why they are important. Additionally, there will be best practices and examples at the end. So let’s get started!

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Links in YouTube Description – A Guide

Crafting a YouTube description and including links in the YouTube description for your latest video often can feel like an afterthought. You put so much work into planning, shooting, and editing your video; understandably, fine-tuning that description can almost feel like a nuisance. You want to get started promoting your video. We understand that.

But, getting that YouTube description right is super important. Done right, your YouTube description helps your video rank better in search engines (yay SEO) and hopefully get more people to watch your video. Getting the SEO optimization right is one of the critical enablers of receiving endless views and the subsequent passive income.

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URL Shortener Analytics to Track Clicks and Collect Data

Have you ever drafted the perfect tweet or YouTube description, and then the second you drop in a link to an article, and you have to share an ugly URL like this:

https://www.bettycrocker.com/recipes/gluten-free-christmas-sugar-cookies/d3ab2026-54a3-4ff5-9c81-3f38b30acd89

Not only is the link ugly, but you could be missing key analytics from people clicking on your link! Enter URL shortening services and URL shortener analytics. Not only can you shorten links like that to a clean and simple “https://geni.us/gfxmas” but you can also derive useful data about who is clicking your links.

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Nofollow Affiliate Links: An introduction

One somewhat controversial topic in affiliate marketing is whether or not you should ‘nofollow’ affiliate links, especially as it correlates to SEO. Let’s talk about how to do it, and whether it’s the best thing to do.