Let’s face it…there are a TON of products and services that you can choose to promote when it comes to affiliate marketing.
So, which ones are best?
Well, the answer to that question is a little subjective, and over time you’ll find your own sweet spot of the particular kinds of products and niches that you have more success with and like to promote…
But, as general rule, here are a few tips…
I first like to concentrate on promoting evergreen products and services.
These are products and services that will always be in demand.
They’re not based on speculation or trends.
Things like: mattresses, t-shirts, shoes, etc.
Items that millions of people purchase every day online.
And some examples more closely related to the internet marketing / make money online world would include services like: domains, web hosting, or any tool or subscription that relies on a platform or traffic source that will probably be around for a significant amount of time.
The second type of product or service I like to promote as an affiliate is a subscription that pays recurring commissions.
Services with a recurring model are great to promote, because if it’s a really valuable tool, the more people you refer, the more you can start to build up a steady, monthly paycheck.
Then, all of your one-time payments from other products, like from the evergreen products you may also be promoting, will be on top of the recurring commissions you’ve built up as a baseline.
So, generally those are the two main types of products that are my favorite to promote, because they’re generally the most stable.
However, I also like to include a few trending products in my affiliate portfolio, because trending products can be a nice additional income stream that can give you some steady commissions until that particular trend reaches saturation.
In the beginning they provide a massive opportunity because not that many people know about them, and there probably aren’t that many people promoting them.
But, eventually, those products and services reach a saturation point where it’s not worth the effort to continue to promote them.
Especially if you’re promoting them using a method like SEO (search engine optimization) that takes a little bit of time to get traction.
Another tip in regards to selecting affiliate programs is that I recommend signing up for affiliate networks like Shareasale.
The benefit of joining a network is you’ll have access to and the opportunity to promote thousands of different offers all under the same umbrella, instead of having to manually apply to hundreds of different private affiliate program individually.
And just think…even if you only made one sale or commission each month from each one of the hundreds of affiliate programs inside these networks you’ll likely get approved for, that could easily add up to tens of thousands of dollars in commissions every single month.
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So, you’ve come across an ad or offer promising that you can earn a full-time income working part-time taking simple online surveys…
Is it true or a SCAM?
Well…kind of both.
So, can you really make money online taking surveys? YES. I’ve done it.
Can you really earn a full-time income taking those same surveys? Again, yes…but it’s WAY more difficult and time-consuming that you’d expect.
There are people that have done it and are doing it but I can assure you that when they divide the time they’re actually spending going through these surveys it probably comes out to only nickels and dimes per hour…far less than a minimum wage job.
So, why are these offers so popular?
Honestly, it’s because naive people just coming online really want to believe that it’s possible…
And most people are attracted to the idea of being able to support themselves and live a comfortable life by only working a few hours per day and clicking a few buttons on their computer.
So, that’s why those online survey ads and offers are so popular and have been for so long.
Most of the sites that offer the opportunity to earn money in exchange for your opinion or to take surveys are actually free to join.
But, these survey products simply package up the information of how to navigate these sites and give you a list of some of the more popular ones, and then charge your either a one-time price or a monthly subscription for access to that information.
So, there’s usually a high churn rate or turnover with these kinds of products and offers, because as soon as people realize that they’re not going to make much money at all filling out surveys and that it’s really not worth the time they’re trading to do so, they tend to move on to the next shiny object or get-rich-quick-scheme.
So, if you’re going to do anything in regards to trying to making money with surveys, your best option would be to promote these kinds of offers to others as an affiliate.
You may feel a little shady promoting these kinds of offers all over the Internet now that you know the truth, but that’s where all the money is at.
One the other hand, if you’d like some alternative suggestions for simple and sustainable methods of generating a full-time income online, that aren’t going to cost you a fortune in startup costs and won’t take you a ton of time each day to start getting some traction…
Both of these methods are excellent ways to start creating a solid passive income stream that can eventually replace your full-time job.
When it comes to SEO (search engine optimization) there are a lot of softwares and automation tools that exist for things like building backlinks.
The art of SEO and getting content to rank in search enginges can pretty much be simplified down to…
1) You need high quality, relevant content related to the keywords you are targeting and hoping to rank for
2) And then it helps to have backlinks…ideally from high authority websites in related niches to whatever your keywords are
Now, although the content side of things may take a little time and effort, it’s definitely the easier part of the equation.
The part that nobody wants to put in the effort for, even experienced SEOs, is the backlinks part.
Because, honestly, it’s pretty tedious and boring.
Most people don’t want to mess with building their own PBN (private blog network) either because they don’t know how, or because of the expense.
So, the other option is to buy or build lower quality links.
But, rather than buy them from a site or service that may be less than reputable like Fiverr gigs or certain SEO marketplace websites, many marketers just invest in a software like Money Robot and build these kinds of links themselves.
This way they’re in full control over the links being built.
Now, most other link building automation softwares can be a bit intimidating and overwhelming, but Money Robot is actually pretty simple.
You literally just open it up.
Create a New Campaign.
Give it a name.
Type in your URL you’re wanting to rank.
Add your keywords (I usually only add 10 or less – and usually less competitive, longer tail keywords)
I have Money Robot generate unique spun articles and content for me rather than writing or adding in my own spun content.
Then I select an SEO strategy I want to run from the list of templates that come preloaded in the software.
And click the Start Campaign button.
That’s pretty much it.
For longer tail keywords I usually start with a Low Competition strategy.
And for shorter phrases that are maybe a little more competitive, I’ll use a Medium or Hard Competition strategy.
My goal with most of my Money Robot campaigns is to simply build some real, natural-looking backlinks to my websites or properties I’m trying to rank in order to give it more authority in the eyes of the search engines.
I don’t specifically set out to “rank” for the keywords I’m targeting necessarily, but over time I eventually will, simply because there are so few other websites out there that have backlinks pointing to them with the long tail keyword anchor text that I’m using.
Now, if you really want to rank for the keywords you’re targeting, then you can just keep running campaigns again and again until your site or property moves up in the SERPs.
For keeping tracking of keyword rankings I like to use a tool called ProRankTracker.
Now, the other thing you’ll need to know if you’re going to invest in a link building software like Money Robot, is that it’s best to also invest in a VPS (virtual private server).
This allows you to run Money Robot remotely in the cloud, so it doesn’t hog up RAM and processing power on your local machine.
These are very inexpensive and I recommend getting yours from the folks at Money Robot.
Then you’ll use a free app like Microsoft Remote Desktop to login to your servers to schedule your campaigns.
That’s all there is to it.
If you have any specific questions or need help with Money Robot, they have very helpful support and also have an active Facebook group for their customers.
When I first got into the world of online marketing, I quickly gravitated towards to SEO (search engine optimization).
After all, from everything I had read and seen from others it seemed like SEO was one of those rare methods that I could start with essentially nothing more than a domain name and some inexpensive web hosting and create a sustainable passive income for myself from scratch.
Well, that is true…but it’s a lot harder if you follow what most other courses and information you find online teach about keyword research.
Sure, you want to ideally rank for keywords that get lots of searches per month, because searches should equal traffic and as we all know traffic translates to dollars.
But, what they fail to really emphasize in a lot of the free information that you find online about SEO is how freakin’ hard it actually is to rank for most keywords with lots of searches…and that’s even if you’re a badass SEO.
Furthermore, not only does it take a lot of money and resources…it takes time too.
And, when you’re first getting started, you’re usually broke, so you really don’t have that much time to wait to get results.
So, if going after semi-competitive keywords that get a decent amount of monthly searches is not the most efficient plan of attack, what do you do?
Is there a simpler and lower cost way to actually get some traction if you’re just starting out?
And, it took me years to stumble upon it and really understand it, but I’m going to share it with you here for free.
So, it basically comes down to targeting long tail keywords.
But, not just targeting one or a couple and crossing your fingers, hoping that you’re selecting the right ones.
I go after hundreds or thousands of long tail keywords.
I call it the shotgun approach.
We’re targeting TONS of long tail keywords with low competition.
Unfortunately I don’t have a crystal ball, so I don’t know exactly which ones are going to stick the best and which ones are going to bring in the most amount of traffic…
But I do know that I significantly increase my odds of getting any traffic at all if I target lots of them.
And there’s several benefits of targeting longer tail keywords as opposed to shorter, more competitive phrases…
– They’re much easier to rank for
– There’s TONS of them
– The competition is almost non-existent
And, as a bonus, since they’re more specific, the visitor is usually more aware and farther down the customer journey towards the purchase of a product or service, which means you don’t have to do as much selling, and the traffic often leads to higher conversions.
Also, in my experience, targeting lots of long tail keywords results in just as much, if not more traffic, than trying to rank for a few shorter keyword phrases.
So, if the traffic winds up being about the same volume…in my opinion, I would rather have the long tail traffic, because once I am ranking for it, there’s typically going to be far less competitors trying to steal that traffic from me.
Which means, once I am ranked and getting traffic for those keywords, I’m probably going to be receiving traffic for a very long time, which is the whole goal with SEO.
Yes, it takes effort on the front end, but the payoff is that once the initial effort has been put in, the traffic and sales that you receive over time usually require very little effort to maintain and are for the most part 100% passive.
So, Where Do You Get Ideas For Long Tail Keywords To Target?
That was always the big issue, until a few years ago.
While you may have heard of long tail keywords a decade ago, there weren’t a lot of great tools to help you discover them and give you insights into phrases that people were actually typing in until recently.
But, luckily, now there are tons of free tools that give you that data.
One of my favorite tools is called KeywordTool.io.
How To Do Long Tail Keyword Research
I like to start with what I call a root keyword, like “teeth whitening”.
And from there I’ll see all the long tail keyword suggestions the tool gives me.
From that list I may take a couple of the keywords and type those in to dive a little deeper and get even more specific long tail keyword lists, until I have several lists of keywords to create content around.
Then I just keep producing content for that website until I start to see traffic rolling in consistently through my Google Analytics dashboard.
That’s pretty much the formula.
It’s very simple.
In fact that’s the same exact strategy I’m using for the website you’re on right now.
In short, I target a shit ton of keywords.
And over time, the traffic will eventually come.
That’s the “secret”.
But you have to put in the work.
Then once you have traffic coming to your site from there it’s pretty simple to monetize it.
You can add banners from a variety of ad networks, link out to affiliate products, collect leads to promote offers related to your content or niche, etc.
I’m just gonna be straight up with you about Wealthy Affiliate and what they teach, based on my own personal experience.
So, years ago, I signed up for an account with Wealthy Affiliate.
But even back then I still already had a couple of years of experience under my belt, so I knew a few things about affiliate marketing.
And here is my opinion, based on what happened to me…
So, far as I understand Wealthy Affiliate is a community that teaches and trains people how to build niche affiliate websites, to enable them to make a full-time passive income online.
And they do their best to provide an entire ecosystem of all the tools and resources people need in order to accomplish that goal.
- They have training
- They have a community
- They’ve created their own tools for things like keyword research
- And they also make it simple for you to get squared away with buying your domain name and setting up your hosting through them
So far, so good.
Now, all that is well and good, but at the time I joined I didn’t care about niche affiliate SEO (search engine optimization) sites, because I already knew how to do that.
I just cared about making money.
And they have an affiliate program…so let’s talk about that.
One thing I like about their affiliate program is that it pays recurring commissions.
Since their platform is basically a SaaS (software as a service) customers pay a monthly subscription to be a part of this community.
And if you refer enough active members in a calendar year you get invited out to Las Vegas to have a cool mastermind party with the co-founders and all the other super affiliates that referred a ton of people to Wealthy Affiliate as well.
So, that’s neat.
But, there’s two things that I have beef with in regards to Wealthy Affiliate.
The first is that, in my experience, it is ONLY a platform that caters to complete newbies.
But, if you have any experience or value to share with a community of newbies, it’s basically the opposite of where you want to be hanging out.
Let me explain…
So, when I joined, I only had a couple years of experience…but I knew some stuff.
And one of their features is that they have their own proprietary blogging platform.
So, I used it to write articles and share loads of value and resources with the other members, sprinkling the content I wrote with targeted affiliate links (because I’m a marketer).
Now, I didn’t do this is a spammy sort of way or anything, but if I’m going to give value, I sort of want the opportunity to receive value in return, hence the affiliate links.
If people were to follow the links I placed in the articles and took action on the information I shared, then I would have gotten a small kickback.
I certainly wasn’t expecting to get rich, but one thing I’ve learned over the years online is that every hook in the water you have in the ocean of the Internet makes a difference.
Well, within a matter of days I had armies of Wealthy Affiliate trolls private messaging me with threats calling me a scammer because of those affiliate links and shortly after the moderators (the co-founders) removed ALL of my posts that I had taken the time to write.
So, that didn’t make me very happy.
They stated that the blogging platform and community was meant to basically help answer questions from other members and to create valuable content to give away for free or in a no strings attached way…which, in my opinion, is absolutely stupid and a complete insult and waste of time for any badass marketer.
What a shitty deal, right?
So, you want me to hang out in this community and share valuable tips and resources that took me years and tens of thousands of dollars to learn and acquire for free…with zero incentive or return?
No thank you.
And then the other thing I have beef with, which I’ve both witnessed myself on Google as well as heard from several other previous members who have had negative experiences like myself, is that apparently Wealthy Affiliate trains and encourages people to write articles that label certain products and SCAMS, etc. without ever having tried those products.
Now, I’m a marketer.
I understand that controversy grabs attention and sells.
Basically, they teach their customers to write articles about products that call them SCAMS, even if the author has never purchased that product or service before in their life, in order to get traffic from the search engines.
And then they point that traffic back to Wealthy Affiliate to hopefully earn money if the visitor invests in Wealthy Affiliate using their referral link.
I’m sorry to burst your bubble, but that’s just not a great long-term strategy in my opinion.
Sure, there are sites out there like that like Ripoff Report, but all honest marketers hate sites like that, because they know that 99% of the content on those sites are complete lies and bullshit.
So, do yourself a favor and don’t be that marketer.
Take a little more pride in your craft.
If you want to use this strategy in a better way, target and piggyback off the negative keywords associated with a brand or product and actually point the traffic you get to something positive.
There’s no need to bash other perfectly good brands or products in order to try and build yourself up or a product you’re promoting.
There’s plenty of pie for us all to have a big enough slice to live a comfortable lifestyle by marketing ethically.
That’s my two cents.
I don’t know about you but I’ve never really bought into the idea of “speed reading”.
You’ve probably seen people like Howard Berg, who is hailed as “The World’s Fastest Reader” that sells courses that supposedly teach others how to do the same.
Sure, he seems to be legit…but I’ve bought courses like his and speed reading just never seemed to “click” for me.
And that’s a total bummer, because I certainly understand the advantage of being able to read fast.
I mean, most all the knowledge and wisdom you’d ever want to learn is inside of books, so the faster I’m able to read, I know that the smarter and wiser I’ll become.
But how can I get that information inside my brain without going through the mind-numbingly slow process of having my eyes read every single word on every page?
The good news is that there are other alternatives to speed reading!
One of them is by listening to the books on tape or audio through services like Audible.
Audible has probably the largest collection of books on audio.
And since it’s owned by Amazon, pretty much any popular book that you can find on Amazon, you can also find on Audible.
The advantage of listening to books instead of reading them is that you can multitask.
Now, you might not be able to catch every single line and remember every word verbatim, but it still gives you the opportunity to get that information downloaded into your brain in a relatively short amount of time.
It will still take you several hours to get through most books, since you have to listen to someone else read it to you.
But if you wanted to spend a whole day listening to a book while you do some other task, you could definitely blaze through most books in a single day.
Now, if you wanted to speed this process up and be able to digest the main bullet points of a book in far less time, I encourage you to check out a service called Blinkist.
Blinkist is essentially a CliffsNotes version for books, and provides not only a short, couple page written summary of the highlights covered in the book, but it also has an audio version of that written summary that you can play and listen to as well.
These summaries only take about 15 minutes, on average, to complete.
So, with a service like Blinkist, you could actually “read” or get the main gist of several books within a couple hours.
This increase in efficiency can significantly boost your output and productivity, since you’ll be consuming more information in less time.
So, if you suffer from the curse of being a slow reader like me, don’t worry, there is hope.
You no longer have to try and force yourself to master the art of speed reading.
There are alternative solutions 🙂
First off let me say that I love guerrilla marketing.
I think it really embodies the essence of what it means to be an entrepreneur and is an essential growth hacking skill if you want to get from bootstrap to mega success on a shoestring budget.
So, What Exactly Is Guerrilla Marketing?
Wikipedia defines guerrilla marketing is an advertisement strategy concept designed for businesses to promote their products or services in an unconventional way with little budget to spend.
In short, it’s looking for creative an inexpensive ways to leverage opportunities to get massive exposure for your brand and make a big splash, for usually nothing more than a little bit of effort.
So, in order to get the juices flowing and to help you think outside the box to get exposure for your brand or product, here are a couple of guerrilla marketing examples…
Stamping Dollar Bills
Now, I realize this may not be legal in every country, but at least in the US you’ve probably noticed dollar bills that have been torn or have Sharpie marks or writings on them…
So, why not get a custom rubber stamp and place your own message on these miniature billboards?
Currency is something that changes hands every day and usually stays in circulation for several years, unless that bill gets lost or destroyed.
And it’s extremely affordable to get a custom rubber stamp made. It’s only going to set you back about $20.
I would also recommend investing in a custom, branded domain for about $15, and then including it in your custom stamp message with a short call to action.
An example would be “Need More Money? www.UpTo35k.com“.
Now, to make sure you have as many of these little advertising ambassadors out in circulation, I would go to the bank and ask for stacks of small bills, either $1 or $5 bills.
And, as I mentioned, the advantage of this method is that the dollar bills you’re stamping will be in circulation and changing hands for months and years to come.
So, once you’ve put in the initial effort, any sales or money you make moving forward will be completely passive.
I know in this day and age direct mail or physical “junk mail” may seem a little archaic, but, hey!, people still have physical addresses, and it’s actually way cheaper than it used to be to print custom mailers.
Also, you have a HUGE advantage since most advertisers have moved to online marketing.
So, other than the regular credit card offers and weekly circulars from your local grocery store, people’s mailboxes are actually a bit of a blue ocean these days, since there’s very little competition.
And it’s pretty easy to market using direct mail now.
There are targeted lists of addresses that you can buy, or if you’re going through the USPS, you can actually tell them exactly which parts of your town or city or the country you want your direct mail pieces to go to.
Here is more information about how to get started advertising with direct mail.
The main reason I like guerrilla marketing is it’s a great exercise to train your brain to think outside the box.
One of the things I look for are ways to repurpose platforms, media or traffic sources for things they weren’t originally intended for.
An example of this is I was recently talking to an online marketing friend the other day about angles for promoting online gambling sites.
I know that there’s millions of dollars to be made promoting these types of sites, I just couldn’t figure out how to get my foot in the door with this niche to siphon visitors to these kinds of offers.
Then he told me about someone he knows who was using the Google Play store to build “apps”, but not your traditional app or game.
They were using one of those sites or services that would basically take a website and create an app of a website.
So, what they were doing was they were creating these online gambling guides and tutorials and uploading them to the Google Play store that people could download for free.
As a result, hundreds of thousands of people would download them.
And when they did a portion of them would scroll through the guide and at the end there would be a call to action to their recommended online gambling site.
When people signed up, that marketer would receive a revenue share based on all the money each person they referred deposited.
So, my friend said his buddies were making tens of thousands of dollars per month, just off the rev share of all these people that were signing up for these sites using their affiliate link, because they would deposit so much money on these sites to play games.
That’s just one example of how one person was using one platform in an unconventional way to create their own blue ocean of opportunity.
So, don’t get hung up on this one example.
There’s millions of other opportunities and angles out there that are still untapped and haven’t been thought of.
Some great resources to help train your brain to become a better guerrilla marketer and growth hacker are these books by Ryan Holiday…
So, you want to get into traffic arbitrage?
Before we dive in, let’s look at a definition of what arbitrage actually is…
ar·bi·trage is defined as “the simultaneous buying and selling of securities, currency, or commodities in different markets or in derivative forms in order to take advantage of differing prices for the same asset”.
So, in the case of online traffic sources, we would be going out and finding a traffic source and then finding a marketplace or other network that we could sell that traffic right back to and make a profit.
We’re essentially becoming a middleman.
This is the same thing that the traffic networks do themselves with publishers and advertisers.
Now, while this simple formula may work in theory, I’ve found it’s usually pretty challenging to buy traffic from one source and make any sort of profit from just directly pointing that traffic to a different network.
If it were that easy everybody would be doing it.
So, as a marketer, you need to think outside the box a little.
I use a method I call “stacking”.
Instead of direct linking one traffic source to another single one, I’ll basically create a site that I own and control and layer it with multiple different ad network widgets…
And then I’ll start sending traffic to that website to measure whether or not I’m profitable.
If I’m not, I’ll tweak some things, like split testing different traffic sources and ad networks, to see which one will pay me the most.
And once I am profitable, I’ll simply buy more traffic to scale.
So, where with pointing one traffic source to another I’m relying on trying to be profitable with a single margin, with the “stacking” method I significantly increase my chances of being profitable with very little extra effort.
An example would be, maybe I’m planning on buying my traffic for $2 CPM, which means I’m going to be paying $2 for every 1000 visitors.
All I need to earn is a little over $2 CPM consistently in order to make a decent profit.
So, if I sprinkle the site I’m sending traffic to with maybe…
- One banner that pays me .30 CPM
- Another banner from a different ad network that pays me .50 CPM
- And a pop under ad from a different ad network that pays me $1.75 CPM
That’s a total of $2.55 CPM
So, while a .55 profit doesn’t seem like all that much money – it’s super easy to scale.
Once you know your numbers and margins, and you’re profitable, all you need to do to make a ton more money is spend more money.
So, if you wanted to make $100/day profit all you would need to do is reverse engineer your numbers in order to achieve that.
With this example you would need to spend $363.62/day to make $100 profit.
$363.62/day = ($100 / .55 = 181.18) then take (181.81 x $2 CPM)
So, if you’re considering getting into traffic arbitrage, here are a couple of solid traffic networks to help you create your own custom online traffic arbitrage strategy…
So, just to be blunt, solo ads and Facebook ads are two completely different animals.
About the only thing these two have in common is that they’re paid traffic sources.
Sure, you can use them for similar things, but let’s quickly discus each one.
Facebook ads offer a very robust platform to target your ideal prospect or customer on a super granular level.
This is real traffic – after all Facebook is a publicly traded company, so they’re not going to screw and scam their customers…that would not be good for business.
But, the hurdle or barrier to entry is that if you really want to get good at it, it’s a little bit more complex than just selecting an image and targeting and direct linking to your offer or optin page.
You do need to understand some things about psychology, copywriting, design, and how to track sales and conversions to really master this platform.
Some great resources for improving your Facebook ads skills are:
On the other hand we have solo ads.
Solo ads essentially give you the opportunity to place your ad or offer in front of someone else’s targeted email list.
They’ve already built the audience, and a lot of times you don’t even have to write the email copy.
Most solo ad vendors will do that for you, you just need to provide them with your offer link.
So, solo ads are a very attractive solution to novice marketers because they’re “easy”…
But, the downside to solo ads is that there are a lot of vultures out there.
So, you need to make sure you’re protecting yourself when buying solo ads by at least cloaking your offer links with a click tracker solution like ClickMagick.
A click tracking tool will give you the ability to see the kinds of clicks the solo ad vendor is sending you and the amount.
So, if they tell you they are going to send 300 clicks to your offer from the US, but through using a click tracking service you see that they only sent 200 clicks and it was all from lower quality regions, you’ll know that particular vendor is shady and can quickly cut your losses and move on to another vendor, instead of losing your shirt by purchasing from them again and again because you weren’t using click tracking software and you were completely in the dark in regards to the data.
Another tip with buying solo ads is to start small and scale small.
You’ll want to test the quality of traffic a vendor has by first purchasing a small set of clicks from them.
Then, if you see great results with the initial clicks, you can start to scale up.
But, scale up slow.
Just because you bought 200 clicks that resulted in a good amount of sales does not mean the 10,000 click package will produce the exact same results.
So, start small and scale small.
Additionally, to really get a positive ROI from investing in solo ads, you NEED to have an email followup sequence.
You’re more than likely not even going to break even from sending traffic directly to an offer or from your initial optin form to your offer.
You’ll need to have an email sequence planned out and loaded into your autoresponder to nurture that lead over time, and built rapport, so that they will begin to know, like and trust you…
Which will eventually result in them giving you money or purchasing products or services you recommend.
That is where most people fail with solo ads.
They buy one 200 click package, don’t make a dime initially, and then completely give up.
Even the best online marketers typically don’t break even or make a profit for several weeks.
You’ve got to play the long game.
So, in summary, both Facebook ads and solo ads are great targeted traffic sources for getting exposure for your offers and making sales, but I would concentrate on one at a time and master that one traffic source FIRST, before moving on and exploring alternatives.