The Affiliate Marketers Handbook 10th Edition, Web 2.0, Pingbacks & Trackbacks, Blog Comments On Your Site, How PageRank Flows, and Webmaster Tools

"LIVE" Q&A with James Martell

To begin tonight's LIVE Q&A James kicks off by discussing the newest edition of the Affiliate Marketers Handbook. He shares this year is the 10th anniversary and he and Arlene decided it was time to revamp the handbook. A work in progress this newest edition is focusing on Web 2.0, a yet to be defined term for the advancements in the online industry incorporating social media.

Next James gets into a discussion on pingbacks and trackbacks inside of WordPress. He talks in detail about what these are and his recommendation on how to handle them. There has been some noted benefit for PageRank so the decision to keep them should be considered completely. But adding the clutter to your posts is something he recommends against. Instead he says you can move them to your trashcan and still receive the credit.

Speaking of comments James talks about comments on your WordPress posts and pages. WordPress gives the functionality to turn these on all, off all or pick and choose. James talks about when comments will benefit your posts and when they can become a distraction. He shares recommendations on when turning on comments is ideal and how to know when to leave them off.

Then James shares Matt Cutts video on how PageRank flows and the idea of anchor text sculpting. He walks you through the process of how juice flows from one page to the next and other areas you should spend more time focusing on.

To wrap up tonight's Q&A James talks about Google Webmaster Tools and the best way to use them in you business. He talks about the benefits of having this properly set up as well as other tools available online to simply your business and help you stay ahead of the game.

During this Live Q&A James discusses:

  • The Affiliate Marketers Handbook 4th Edition
  • Pingbacks and Trackbacks
  • Comments on your posts and pages
  • The flow of PageRank
  • Webmaster Tools
  • And much more

Listen to this interactive coaching session below for more powerful resources on building your revenue and optimizing your online business.


- Total Length: 50 minutes