Recorded December 7th, 2013 – Must Have Tools for Affiliates, Benefits of Using Fiverr, Publishing Podcasts on Multiple Directories, Checking Email in cPanel, Comparing SEO Tools, Using Google Hangouts for Webcasts

"LIVE" Q&A with James Martell

Tonight’s Q&A kicks off with an invitation to listen to the latest Affiliate Buzz podcast, which reviews must have tools for affiliates. Before answering the questions, he shares benefits of using Fiverr a website that describes itself as “The world's largest marketplace for services, starting at $5”.

Next James talks about publishing podcasts on multiple directories, like Spreaker. He explains the benefit of built-in audiences that come with each directory as well as instructions for using a RSS feed to help alert listeners to new episodes. Before tackling the next question he also provides a live demonstration of how to load previous podcasts into a new directory. [Read more...]

Recorded November 21st, 2013 – LeadPages Software – Walkthrough, Template Review, and Learning Opportunity, PowerPoint Presentation Advice, the Benefit of Private Label Rights for Affiliates

"LIVE" Q&A with James Martell

Tonight’s Q&A kicks off with a recommendation about a software program called LeadPages, recommended to James by a student at The School. He shares an opportunity to learn more about the software that could lead to bonus content.

Next James takes listeners on an exclusive, live walk through the program. He takes the audience from blank page to publish-ready webpage in about five minutes - including how to add media content and instructions for publishing directly to WordPress or Facebook. [Read more...]

Recorded November 7th, 2013 – Daily Traffic Blueprint Announcement, Developing a Membership Site, Improving Speed for Mobile Devices, Using Email Lists to Gain Subscribers, Google’s Hummingbird Algorithm

"LIVE" Q&A with James Martell

Tonight’s Q&A kicks off with the announcement about the Daily Traffic Blueprint course. He also shares how they overcame the biggest challenge during the course - finding a new longtail keyword tool after changes to Google Adwords made their keyword tool pretty much ineffectual.

Next James answers a question about improving speed for mobile devices. He suggests things that could affect the speed for loading a WordPress site on a mobile device, and then proceeds to demonstrate a live Google search to find some tools to help test performance speeds on different audience member’s pages.

Then James talks about developing a paid, online membership site. He reflects on the first time he set up such a site and how it differs from how one would set up that kind of site with today’s advances in internet technology.

Moving right along, the discussion segues into how many members to have when launching the site, how to use email lists to potentially boost membership, and some tools that website owners can use to entice members to subscribe either to an email list for news and updates, or full membership to the site. [Read more...]

Recorded October 17th, 2013 – The Right Way to Tweak Your Site, Benefits and Disadvantages of Automated Social Media Management Programs, SEO Plugins for WordPress, Using Audio that Holds the Attention of Your Audience, Reviewing a Site with High Traffic and Low Sales

"LIVE" Q&A with James Martell

Tonight’s Q&A kicks off with James discussing the difference between updating your theme, and spending too much time organizing the pages of your website. Tune in to hear his tips for how you can avoid becoming a “Tweak-meister” or worse, continually questioning your plan to the point that it halts progress, if not derails you from the right track completely.

Next James talks answers a question about using programs like Know-Em that offer to set up a great number of social media accounts at one time. Learn what Google looks for when it comes to social media, such as whether it is more important to have Facebook “likes” or Facebook “shares”. James also touches on ways that you can use social media for getting more traffic to your site. [Read more...]

Recorded October 3rd, 2013 – Google Hummingbird, a Review of the Daily Traffic Blueprint Course, 14 Types of Real Content for Your Site, How to HIre a Freelance Writer through Elance, Walking Through the Qualities of a Successful Website

"LIVE" Q&A with James Martell

Tonight’s Q&A kicks off with James addressing developments on the Google front as far as Hummingbird, the most recent algorithm update. Having read up on SEO and other marketing reports on the topic, you won’t want to miss his explanation about what the algorithm does, or his examples of sites who are doing exactly what the algorithm wants.

Next James reveals the control panel for the Daily Traffic Blueprint course at The School of Internet Marketing. Listen to hear more about what you can expect to see in this course and other new links and tools to help you find the lessons, as well as where James finds the inspiration for the tools he puts together for The School of Internet Marketing. [Read more...]

Recorded September 19th, 2013 – The Daily Traffic Blueprint, Using Facebook as an Advertising Tool, SEO for Non-Techies MP3 Mini-Course, Google Penguin and How it Affects Backlinks

"LIVE" Q&A with James Martell

Tonight’s Q&A kicks off by talking about the Daily Traffic Blueprint. He reveals which website he will be using during the program as he rolls out all the strategies covered over the next 12 weeks. James also suggests a tool for SEO that you can use in determining where to focus your attention for your site.

Next James talks about Facebook advertising versus other methods for business owners without a large advertising budget. He also offers suggestions on building up “likes” on Facebook and the importance of developing the right type of “likes” and the benefits they bring to your site. [Read more...]

Recorded September 12th, 2013 – Upcoming Events, Conversion Rates, a Tool to Assist with Opt-In Offers, How to Transfer Affiliate Links, Benefits of WordPress for SEO, Proper Use of PopUps

"LIVE" Q&A with James Martell

Tonight’s Q&A kicks off with the announcement of a new conference room and some of the features it provides. Then he dives into upcoming events, including a large conference scheduled for next week and changes to The School of Internet Marketing that benefit both current and future students.

Next James talks about conversations taking place within the Facebook group about conversion rates with regards to opt-in offers, and shares that next week’s Daily Traffic Blueprint will discuss a tool to help with this. Also be sure to listen to the podcast where James interviewed entrepreneur Ryan Carmody of www.HealthySmoothieHQ.com who increased his opt-in rate to 40 to 50 per day. [Read more...]

Recorded May 16th, 2013 – Setting Up RSS Feed for Email, Website Themes that Work for Listing Reviews, Upcoming News for The School of Internet Marketing, Getting the Most Out of Your Press Releases

"LIVE" Q&A with James Martell

Tonight’s Q&A kicks off by digging into questions from audience members.The first is on the topic of setting up your site's RSS feeds, which are a great tool when you want to automate things on your site. The user has the goal of setting up the RSS feed directly into emails for the list. James shares how achieve this using a couple of different methods.

Next James addresses a question about Session #12 of the Boot Camp, specifically regarding a screenshot of a website featured during the session and the theme it uses. He goes back to the site and gives a general walkthrough of the layout before explaining why he used that particular theme and explaining the difference between having reviews on the homepage and having a review page. [Read more...]

Recorded May 2nd, 2013 – Google Authorship Markup, Plugin Authorization Codes that Ask for Login Information, Benefits of Different Free Plugins for SEO, Appropriate Use of PAD Articles to Promote Your Site

"LIVE" Q&A with James Martell

Tonight’s Q&A kicks off discussing WordPress plugins and authorization codes. James confirms that, while it is always good to be careful with usernames and passwords, some plugins do indeed ask for you to confirm your login information when asking for an authorization code, and then goes on to explain why it happens.

Next James talks about a plugin to set up the order of posts, how-to’s, and other elements on a site. He explains that you’ll find these types of plugins with the widgets, and then goes on to perform a live demonstration of how to dig through search results to find the plugin that serves your needs. [Read more...]

Recorded April 18th, 2013 – YouTube Ranking Strategies from Dan Maynard, the End of Google’s Affiliate Network, Strategic Links to Product Pages on Your Site

"LIVE" Q&A with James Martell

Tonight’s Q&A kicks off by sharing the announcement that Google shut down it’s affiliate network, a topic he was able to discuss on WebMaster Radio with Carolyn Tang Kmet, CMO of All Inclusive Marketing and Matt Frery, Founder and CEO at SmarterChaos.

Next James talks about strategically linking to product pages within your website. As James walks through an actual site during the session, you’ll hear what tool he recommends to help make the most of your pad articles for elements that include anchor text ranking, backlinks, and SEO. [Read more...]