Affiliate Marketing


SEO:Amazon Affiliate Marketing+SEO |250+ Videos |18.0 Hours

Updated Oct 2020: SEO + Amazon Affiliate Sites: ahrefs niche & keyword research, WordPress SEO, on page SEO, SEO silos

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20 hours


May 2021

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What you will learn

Amazon affiliate marketing

Build amazon affiliate sites that earn commissions every month from free search engine traffic. .

How to choose a niche for your amazon affiliate site

Very detailed tutorials on how to do keyword research - and find keywords low competition that will rank in Google's top 10 with minimal external backlinks

Silo architecture - see how silos are designed and built. Silos can help you rank any type of site a lot better in Google

How to plan, design and build niche sites

Exactly how to choose domain names that are not penalized. Unless you know how to do this right, it's possible that your site will not perform well in Google

Building a WordPress website - you get to see exactly how to use WordPress to build affiliate marketing sites

Designing your WordPress site - how to make your website look really pretty, decrease bounce rate and perform well

Implementing silos in WordPress

SEO 101 - basics of search engine optimization

A look at the important SEO factors and how they can help your affiliate site rank higher in Google

Advanced on page SEO - This is how you can make your affiliate marketing website rank higher in the Google SERPs

Site speed: Making your site load fast. See exactly how to optimize your WordPress site for speed

Link building tips - see how you can build links to your site

The real "secret" to ranking high in Google - this is what really matters

Building sites in amazon niches that pay higher commissions

Detailed, step by step worked examples - see how the entire process is performed

See top keyword research tools in action

Advanced keyword research


If you have always wanted to build profitable affiliate sites but could not find a guide that explained the whole process to you, this is the answer you have been looking for.

This series of video lectures covers just about everything you need to know about building amazon affiliate sites that generate commissions every month like clock work.

Creating these sites is possibly one of the easiest ways to start and setup an online business. 

Niche research, keyword research, site structure for siloed sites and niche sites, basic SEO, advanced on page SEO and link building.

You will not find a course on the market that covers as much material as this course does - even most courses that cost several $1000 do not have half the information that's covered in this course.

The numerous worked examples will help you understand exactly how to choose profitable niches, what to look for while selecting keywords, how to develop content and build the site. 

You are sure to be blown away by the material that's covered in the advanced SEO section. There is simply no other course on the market that covers what worked now in as much details as this course does.

The approach adopted here is 100% white hat. If you build your amazon affiliate sites like it is detailed here, you will not have to worry about any future Google updates that target spam sites and shady link building practices.

Here you will see how to build 100% white hat sites that can dominate the SERPs for 10s, if not 100s of keywords with minimal link building.

While this may sound hard get started with initially, the numerous step by step worked examples will show you all you need to know to build these sites yourself. And you will see how simple all of this really is once you know the key concepts and have seen all of the steps. 

You will see how to get your sites generating revenues month after month almost like clockwork. Making money with amazon associates and creating successful sites is easy - once you know how. And you will get to see every step of the process in this course.

This course has been designed with beginners in mind - people who have never done any online advertising or SEO or even setup Wordpress sites ever. It will hold your hand and show you every step you need to take to generate an income online with these simple sites. 

This course would be good even for affiliates who already have revenue generating sites and are looking for proven tips to increase their earnings. 

These sites comply with amazon's official policies - these are not black hat sites that are here today and gone tomorrow. 

This approach does is not about building a store on amazon - this is purely about building 100% white hat associates sites. And the two approaches are entirely different from each other. 


What is affiliate marketing?

In a nutshell, affiliate marketing is about sending traffic to a vendor’s site. The vendor will pay you a commission if the people you send to their site buy anything they may happen to be selling.

Amazon is one such vendor that has a very, very popular affiliate program.

Amazon - and its subsidiaries in several countries - will pay you commissions for sales you generate through your website. 

For this to happen, you will need to have a site ranking high in Google and other search engines. These high rankings will mean folks who are searching for products will see your website in Google's search results, click on your website, read your article - and then hopefully click on your affiliate link, go to amazon and buy one or more products.

Since they clicked on your affiliate link and landed on amazon, your site acted as a bridge between Google and amazon.

And since you sent them to amazon, you will get a commission for products they might buy while on the site. 

This is what affiliate marketing is all about. 

You create websites, rank those sites on Google and other search engines, get traffic to your site - and send your visitors to the merchants site. In this case, the merchant is amazon. And you get paid commissions for whatever the people you sent to the merchant's site buy. 

But before you will be able to build such websites that rank high on Google, you will need to learn SEO - or search engine optimization. 

SEO is the process of getting organic - or free - traffic from Google and other search engines. 

Without a sound knowledge of the various SEO techniques and principles, you will not be able to rank your websites in the search engines and get any organic traffic to your sites. 

Which is why a large part of this course is about SEO. 

All aspects of SEO are discussed in this course - from the fundamentals of SEO to advanced SEO concepts like silos that can help your pages rank with hardly any external backlinks. 

Here's a detailed overview of what is covered in this course ...

Niche Research

A niche is a market segment that caters to a very specific group of people. 

Before you can build a website, you will need to know which segment of people your website will target. 

Ideally, your website should target to a very clearly defined niche. It simply cannot be everything to everyone. 

Since amazon sells products, your niche has to be one that has several products being sold on amazon. 

In this course, several niche research ideas are discussed. By applying these ideas, you will easily and quickly be able to find lucrative niches that have hot products on amazon. 

Keyword Research

Once you have selected a bunch of niches that you find interesting, you will need to identify keywords within the niche that you would want to target. 

This is possibly the most important part of the entire SEO process. You will need to select keywords that are fairly easy to rank - and can generate revenues if your site is to earn revenues month after month. 

Selecting great keywords is one of the most important tasks an SEO does. It's critical that you target the right keywords - or else no amount of SEO might be able to help you rank your site.

This course covers keyword research in great depth. 

Every step of the keyword research process is detailed, so you will be able to select the right kind of keywords. Nothing is left to chance.

Keyword research methods to generate keyword ideas in just about any niche are discussed in excruciating detail. 

And then you get to see how to evaluate keywords for ease of ranking and revenue generating potential. 

Once you have watched these keyword research videos, finding appropriate keywords in just about any niche will be a breeze. 

Silo Architecture

This is rarely discussed in SEO and affiliate marketing courses - but this is a very, very important SEO concept.

Get this right and you will have a much easier time ranking your site in the search engines. 

Many other SEO courses gloss over this concept, or do not present it in a easy to understand manner.

This course covers silos in depth - in a way that is very easy to understand. 

Mastering silos will put you leagues ahead of your competition. 

Complete Worked Example - mattress site blueprint

In this section, you will get to see a complete worked example. 

You will get to see how the keyword research and selection process works, and how silos are designed. 

The niche site model

While silos work very well, not everyone might want to build a siloed site. Most affiliate marketing sites are in fact niche sites. 

This section discusses niche sites and how to make niche sites rank better in the search engines. 

Choosing a domain name

This is a very important step in the process. Certain kinds of domain names may either help or hinder your SEO efforts. These are discussed here. 

Building the website

We use WordPress - possibly the most popular CMS - to build our sites. 

Almost everything you would want to know about building affiliate marketing WordPress sites is discussed here. Everything from 

  • selecting a Wordpress theme 
  • customizing themes 
  • creating a child theme
  • Customizing Wordpress settings
  • choosing plugins
  • setting up plugins
  • choosing and setting up widgets
  • creating a favicon
  • adding and editing pages

adding social sharing buttons

and more. 

You get to see which plugins you might want to use, how to configure each plugin for the most SEO benefits and more. The step by step worked examples that show these plugins being setup will help you set these up yourself.

Backup and restore

It's essential you know how to backup your WordPress sites. You would want to backup your sites periodically - and you would want to know how to restore your site if something were to go wrong.

Site speed - making your WordPress site fast

The faster your site loads, the better it will be for conversions. 

You would want your site to load as fast as possible. Slow sites irritate people and can hurt your conversions. 

In this section, you will get to see exactly how to make your WordPress site load as fast as possible. And you also get to learn what really matters when it comes to site speed. 

Implementing silos in WordPress

Once you have learned what silos are and how they can help your SEO efforts, you would want to implement them. 

But WordPress does not make implementing silos easy. It's not built that way. To implement silos, WordPress makes you jump through several hoops. 

Here, you will see various methods to implement silos for your affiliate marketing sites in WordPress. 

SEO 101

SEO is not hard, but it's a knowledge game. You either know what works or you do not. If you do not get the basics right, your affiliate site will not rank as well as it otherwise could.

The basics of SEO are covered in detail here. 

Advanced on page SEO

While getting the basics of SEO is important, you will not be able to rank your associates website in competitive niches with just the basics alone. And most affiliate marketing sites are usually in fairly competitive niches.

For that, you will need to learn advanced SEO concepts that can turn the tables in your favor. 

And there are a lot of these concepts that will need to be mastered before your site will do well in the search engines. 

All of these are covered in detail here. 

And numerous worked examples will help you understand these concepts better.

Link building

The right kind of links is essential if you are to succeed with your SEO efforts. 

This section looks at the kind of links you would want to build, where to get them and more. 

Building sites in niches with higher commissions

Recently, amazon changed their affiliate commission rates. 

This section looks at the impact of the recent changes, and how to build sites in niches that pay very well now.


SEO:Amazon Affiliate Marketing+SEO |250+ Videos |18.0 Hours
SEO:Amazon Affiliate Marketing+SEO |250+ Videos |18.0 Hours
SEO:Amazon Affiliate Marketing+SEO |250+ Videos |18.0 Hours
SEO:Amazon Affiliate Marketing+SEO |250+ Videos |18.0 Hours



Introduction to amazon affiliate marketing

Niche Research


Majority of beginners to affiliate marketing overlook this ...

Worked examples - seasonality and trends

Another frequently overlooked factor

Using Google AdWords Keyword Planner for niche research

Using amazon.com to generate niche ideas

Mining eBay and Alibaba for niche ideas

Using magazines to generate great ideas for amazon affiliate sites

Use popular movies and athletes to generate awesome niche ideas

Use this site to generate 100s of niche ideas in less than 5 minutes

No one is talking about this method.

Niche ideas for amazon sites from late night TV infomercials

Do this to generate scores of great niche ideas in minutes

More idea joggers

Niche research - worked example #1 - golf balls

Niche research - worked example #2 - belt buckles

Niche research - worked example #3 - knives vs knives set

Niche research - worked example #4 - barbie toys

Niche research - worked example #5 - snow blowers


Practice Exercises

Transcripts - Niche Research

Keyword Research


The online buying process

The most important distinction you'll want to learn ...

Estimating CI

Best keyword types for amazon affiliate sites

Why focus on Google ...

The tools we use for keyword research

Keyword difficulty

Keyword difficulty - caveat!

Semrush: The #1 tool for high speed keyword research

Using Semrush to generate 1000s of niche ideas in less than 10 minutes

Ideal keyword parameters

Misconceptions about search volume

Worked examples : easy keywords

Worked examples - medium difficulty keywords

Worked examples - easy, medium and hard keywords

Competitor and keyword research with semrush, keyword revealer

Swiping great keywords from amazon.com and other big ecommerce sites

Swiping fantastic keywords from manufacturers' sites

Comparing keyword research tools

Choosing Niches

Transcripts - Keyword Research

Finding Near Zero Competition Buyer Keywords In Mere Minutes

Finding low competition buyer keywords in minutes instead of hours

Silo Architecture - Building Your Site's Blueprint

What are silos?

The most important concept in SEO almost no one talks about

Silos: Interlinking inner pages

Niche sites vs siloed sites

Remove guess work from choosing topics for silos

Why siloed sites earn more

Types of silos

Transcripts - Silo Architecture

Complete worked example - mattresses site blueprint

A word about mindset - keyword research is never, ever easy

Always do this check first


Getting a basic understanding of the niche

Learning about the niche

Finding out what problems people are trying to solve

Using MerchantWords

Deciding the silo topics

Digging down into silo topics - The process

Silo 1: Digging down with keyword revealer

Silo 1: Finding more keywords with semrush and keyword revealer

Silo 1: Finding long tail buyer keywords

Silo 1: Using a Google Suggest scraper

Silo 1: Synonyms

Silo 1: Scraping keywords from top ranking sites

Silo 1:Finding products to promote

Silo 1: Finding informational keywords

Silo 2: Digging down with keyword revealer

Silo 2: Finding more keywords with semrush and keyword revealer

Silo 2: Finding long tail keywords

Silo 2: Finding informational keywords

Silo 3: Digging down with keyword revealer

Silo 3: Finding more keywords

Silo 3: Finding long tail keywords

Silo 3: Finding informational keywords

Preparing the siloed site blueprint

Blueprint - siloed mattress site

The niche site model

When to build niche sites

Keyword research for niche sites - thumb rules

Digging down with keyword revealer

Finding more keywords with semrush and keyword revealer

Finding longtails

Finding product keywords using semrush

Finding informational keywords

Scraping Google Suggest keywords

Preparing the blueprint

Blueprint - niche site

Transcripts - Niche Site Blueprint

Choosing a domain name

Say no to EMDs and PMDs

*Very Important* Always do this check first before buying a domain

Transcripts - Choosing a Domain Name

Building the website

Why we use WordPress

WordPress 5.0 - Gutenberg

Inside WordPress

WordPress update services

Reading settings

Discussion settings





Adding pages

Adding categories to pages



General settings

Writing settings

Media settings

Contact us page

Add this disclosure at the bottom of every page

About us page

Privacy policy

Affiliate disclosure

Adding social sharing buttons

Creating menus

Custom menu widget

Why we use pages and not posts

Why we use a static home page

Installing the thrive content builder plugin

Google Analytics integration

Google webmaster tools / search console

All in One SEO settings

Avoiding on site duplicate content

Bing webmaster tools

Uploading your site's banner image

Creating a favicon

Creating a child theme

Transcripts - Building the website

Backup and restore

Backup and restore with a plugin

Manual backup from cPanel

Manually restoring your site

Transcripts - Backup and restore

Site speed - making your wordpress site fast

What you would want to know about site speed

Factors that affect site speed

Tools to measure site speed

Time to first byte

TTFB scores of major sites

W3 Total Cache settings

Measuring the performance of the top 10 sites in your niche

Image optimization using a plugin

Image optimization using GIMP

Remove unused plugins and themes

Optimizing the database

Removing query strings from static files

Above the fold code optimization

Choosing the fastest plugins for your website

Checking plugins for vulnerabilities

Ongoing maintenance

Implementing silos in WordPress

Implementing WordPress silos - the challenges

Approaches to creating logical silos

Making navigation links nofollow

Removing WordPress footer credits

Creating physical silos

Creating menus for each silo

Displaying a different menu for each silo

SEO 101

The important on page elements

Title tag

Keywords meta tag

Description meta tag

All in One SEO plugin for onpage optimization

Alt text

Robots.txt file

.htaccess file

Focus keyword

Keyword density


Fresh content

HTML header tags

Top on page factors

Links 101

Anchor text

Dofollow and nofollow links

Types of links

Measures of site popularity

Google's PageRank

Domain authority

PA and MozRank

TF and CF

Domain rating

Duplicate content

Black hat vs white hat

Google Panda

Google's Penguin



Google penalties and the disavow tool


Thin affiliate sites

Link cloaking, iframes and URL shorteners

Broken links

Domain registration length

Quick checklist

Patience is a virtue

Advanced On Page SEO

Essential on page elements

Finding secondary keywords

Finding secondary phrases - worked example #2

Title tag optimization

Title tag optimization - worked example #2

Description tag optimization

URL optimization


Finding LSI words - worked example #1

Finding LSI words - worked example #2

Planning your content

Topical Relevance: The role relevance plays in ranking your pages

Ordering articles

Checking for uniqueness

Working LSI words into the content

This little known tool can help your pages rank better

Creating a page with thrive content builder - part 1

Creating a page with thrive content builder - part 2

Images and SEO

Importance of using unique images

Optimizing images


Creating the comparision table

Creating the comparision table - part 2

Building responsive tables

Linking out

Adding a menu

Adding "mini" product reviews

Internal linking

Anatomy of the ideal page

Optimizing the homepage

Optimizing silo landing pages

Nofollow affiliate links

Link Building


Less is more

Link diversity

Competition research

Press release

Youtube links - part 1

Youtube links - part 2

Audio sharing sites

Logo submission sites

CSS design gallery links


Picking a topic for your infographic

Gathering data for your infographic

Getting your infographic designed

Finding influencers in your niche

Getting backlinks using your infographic

Guest posts

Finding guest post opportunities

Send the emails

Following up

A tip to get very high quality articles for guest posts

Amazon Affiliate Disclosure - insert at the bottom of every page

Update: Building Sites in Niches With Higher Commissions

Recent changes to amazon's commission structure

Initial niche tests

Seasonality and trends

Check for affiliate sites in the top 10

Initial keyword research using semrush

Estimating keyword difficulty using keyword revealer

Estimating keyword difficulty using keyword finder

Getting keywords from sites in the top 10

Swiping keywords from ecommerce sites

Finding longtail keywords

Keyword ideas from manufacturers' sites

Using merchantwords

Finding product review keywords

Finding informational keywords

Finding secondary keywords using a Google suggest scraper

Check for the availability of EMDs

Using a bulk domain name checker to check for the availability of EMDs

The real "secret" to ranking

The combo site model - part 1

The combo site model part 2

Finding the capstone keyword

Finding the silo keywords part 1

Finding the silo keywords part 2

Creating the blueprint

Informational Keywords: why you would want to add these to your site

Finding informational keywords

Modified blueprint

More on site structure

Building the silos - the requirements

WordPress settings

Creating menus

Building the silo pages

Linking silo pages together

Linking the orange pages together

Building external links

Growing your site

Advanced On Page SEO - Part 2

Top On Page SEO Factors

A closer look at over optimization and under optimization

POP - Introduction

A quick check to see if your page needs to be optimized

Choosing competitors


Modifying an existing page using POP

Creating a new page using POP

A note about LSI


Other factors that influence results


Maisha7 October 2020

This course is worth 100x the price. The instructor goes over each aspect of Amazon affiliate marketing in such detail that it takes the stress out of trying to figure out this complicated process. He has figured out the formula to replicate his success. This course has given me so much hope pursuing a long term source of income. Thank you so much.

Gregory4 October 2020

It has been very helpful because I never knew it was so much you have to know to become a profitable Affiliate Marketer.

Subhajit2 September 2020

I am a newbie. So all things are new for me, I just start implementing all the techniques after result I came back to write original opinion.

ravi28 August 2020

Today i learn many new things, while watching videos i hope in future it will more helpfull for me, thank you so much.

Mrunal21 July 2020

This course has everything. Pick this one and there is no other course you will need to build a successful affiliate website. Great workable and unique steps in one course.

Mohammad14 February 2020

One of the best course I have ever purchased on Udemy. Really grateful to buy this amazing course. And thank you so much to the instructor and The SEO Academy for offering such an amazing course!

David12 February 2020

While there is good information and content in the course, there is also a lot of wasted time and the content seems to be a mix of old/outdated content, irrelevant information, and disorganized information that doesn't flow very well. I have some background/knowledge of WordPress already, so I'm skipping through a lot of content. (Much of it is not current with the versions of WordPress that have been released within the last year or more.) It would be better if the "how to use WordPress" content was separated out from the "here's the optimal way to configure WordPress for an affiliate site" content as well. Feels like a lot of wasted time that could be condensed into something more compact.

Dilip8 February 2020

The best course I have ever found with very detail oriented and system oriented videos with good examples. Now I m confident to use it and make money online.

Ecomats27 January 2020

Thank you so much for helping me learn about Affiliate marketing, the ways of doing it, best practices and most importantly the correct way of doing SEO. I would like to let others thinking about the course know that this course is absolutly worth your while. I have already found a niche, created a blueprint and started on my wordpress site. With enough efforts and time in this, I'm sure you can be a good webmaster. Cheers MadBaC!

Rod18 January 2020

This is a great course! Methodically designed and thoroughly explained with lots of examples and useful tools. I hope the author keeps updating it.

Jesse6 January 2020

This is one of the best Affiliate and SEO course out there. The guy takes his time to explain every detail which has helped me a lot in understanding not just affiliate marketing but in-depth SEO topics

devanksha28 December 2019

The Course is very good . The way each and every topic is covered in this course is too simple to learn and implement .

Billionaire's22 December 2019

the course is very smooth and very influential...got all the things that i was expecting and worth rs.500

Pascal13 December 2019

Très bons cours dans l'ensemble. Comment choisir sa niche est bien traité. On y parle beaucoup de SEO et de la façon d'organiser son site. On y parle pas de comment s'enregistrer auprès d'Amazon. Mais j'ai appris bien des choses dans ce cours.

Sergioo9 December 2019

excellent course, lots of important information if you want to start a business in affiliate marketing with no prior knowledge


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