The #1 Best Damn Amazon Affiliate WordPress Plugin that Ever Existed

The Best Damn Amazon Affiliate Wordpress Plugin

Hello. My name is Matt. And this is my story about why and how I decided to create and build the best damn Amazon affiliate WordPress plugin that ever existed.

But first things first – I can only take half of the credit. I actually teamed up with a world-class WordPress developer on this project. Partly because I’m not a developer (coder) at all and mostly because I didn’t have tens of thousands of dollars to pay a developer to build this plugin for me. So I partnered up with a bad-ass coder who prefers to remain anonymous. He calls himself Alchemy Coder. We call him AC, for short.

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Renting Out Your Garage for Monthly Passive Income

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Have you ever considered using that wasted garage space that you have as a source of income? Perhaps you weren’t even aware that renting out your garage is a viable option and really isn’t that difficult with today’s modern technology! I mean… there are dumber ways to create passive income. Believe me – I know. …

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The Multi-Millionaire (Uneducated) Truck Driver

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Is it possible to get rich without a college education? Can an average truck driver become a multi-millionaire? Absolutely!! Everybody knows there are exceptional ways to get rich; lottery winners, professional athletes, celebrities and other high-paid professions. Some people actually get rich by “getting lucky,” and they are certainly the exceptions. But most people who get rich do so by using their smarts and by working hard. Most people who get rich are people who persevered and remained diligent by sticking to a plan.

The unfortunate reality for most people who are rich is something that is blatantly obvious – they are old!! Almost everybody who aspires to be rich (myself included) wishes to get there at the youngest age possible. We want to enjoy our riches while we still have some youth left in us. After all – who wants to be the richest guy (or gal) in the nursing home? I can tell you this much… being the richest will be far better than being the poorest.

So, where am I going with this? Yes – I’m a full-time truck driver for my day job. And I absolutely love it. I work for one of the best companies on the planet and I wouldn’t trade it for anything. But at the same time – I know I can’t achieve the level of wealth that I desire, anytime soon, by working a day job as a truck driver. Will it make me rich someday? Yes! Of course. But I want to achieve wealth and true financial freedom long before I am 65 years old – which is why I’ve been working so hard to create passive income online for the past several years.

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Grinding It Out – Inspired by McDonald’s Founder, Ray Kroc

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I’ve been side hustling on the internet for over 6 years now – trying to find my way to internet riches that I see so many others achieve. It hasn’t been easy, especially considering that my internet endeavors aren’t exactly at the top of my priority list (family and full-time day job come first). I’ve been ‘grinding it out,’ all these years and I’ve managed to build up a somewhat respectable monthly income. But I still feel like a failure because I haven’t hit the big time yet.

When my monthly net internet income exceeds my day job income on a consistent basis – that’s when I’ll know that I’ve made it. When I’m making more money through my passive income internet endeavors than I do as a (well-paid) truck driver – I’ll know I’ve hit the big time.

And now I have a brand new inspiration – McDonald’s. Specifically, the story of Ray Kroc and how he founded McDonald’s franchises and kick-started the fast food industry in America. Ray Kroc’s vision and his persistence to succeed are something to admire. Here’s how it all began…

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How to Find an Easy Niche for Your Amazon Affiliate Website

how to find an easy niche for your amazon affiliate website

If you’ve been immersed in the world of niche websites (like me) or if you’re looking to get started – one thing that is constant is that we are always looking for new niche ideas or keywords to write articles around. This post does 2 awesome things! One – it teaches you some very specific techniques for finding niche ideas. Two – it introduces you to a (new) keyword research tool that is really awesome for beginners. Also, experienced keyword researchers will like some of the aspects of this tool as well.

I asked Nick (from Ferzy.com) to write this article – as he is an expert on how his keyword research tool works and how to properly use it. I was pleasantly surprised at the added value he provided in this post as far as teaching us exactly how to use Ferzy to find niche ideas for Amazon Affiliate websites. The rest of this post is written by Nick (except for the last section in italics, written by me).


This summer we are taking our extended family on a trip around the fiords and glaciers of Norway!

This is going to be a long, roundabout way of getting to the point I am trying to make, but there is no better way of getting from here to there – so bare with me!

So, in preparation for this summer’s trip I started looking for a set of walkie talkies, since we are going to be renting 2 cars. Low and behold, though, except for the regular commercial websites, Amazon, BestBuy, eBay, there was very little information to be had.

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10 Ways to Increase Amazon Affiliate Income

increase amazon affiliate income

If you have an existing Amazon Affiliate site – then right after you read this post you’ll be able implement these techniques and increase Amazon affiliate income on your site(s). If you don’t have an Amazon Affiliate site yet – don’t worry. These ideas will get you pumped to create your own site soon. There are two …

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How to Structure Amazon Affiliate Sites

How to Structure Amazon Affiliate Sites

Building out an Amazon site, or any site, is something a lot of people overthink.

Don’t get me wrong, you do need to plan it out and structure it correctly. Where most people make a mistake is to put so much importance on the buildout, that they fear doing it wrong, and ultimately never finish setting it up.

Before I get into the core of this article, I want to give you a piece of advice. Remember it, and remind yourself about it whenever you’re suffering from paralysis by analysis.

In the vast majority of cases, you can change your mind later. It's better to just make a decision and move forward with it.Click To Tweet

Aside from one or two fundamental decisions, you can change your site any time. So don’t sweat it too much.

Now, onto the core of the article, where I talk about setting up Amazon sites, and what you need to consider.

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Niche Sites and SEO as a Business – Want to do this full time?

I built my very first niche website in 2012 – around the exact same time that I started this blog. I’ve had a blast over the past couple of years learning all the ins and outs of how to build, rank and monetize niche websites. Even more fun though is the relationships I’ve built and the awesome community of niche site builders that I’ve gotten to know mostly as a result of putting myself out there by blogging about everything I do right here. One of the people I’ve gotten to know more recently is this cool cat named Curt. His story is very similar to mine and I thought readers of this site would enjoy reading about it – along with some very helpful tips. So… the following is an epic guest post by Curt. Enjoy!

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The Niche Site Builder’s Guide to YouTube

YouTube for Niche Sites

YouTube for Niche SitesThe following guide was created by a guy named Tom Martin, who blogs over at FAQTube.tv. I’ve gotten to know Tom a little bit lately, as he’s been hanging around in the same communities and comments sections of other blogs that I do. Tom is a certified YouTube channel manager and expert when it comes to using YouTube. His blog provides countless insights to help you achieve better YouTube results. But this guide that he created for Dumb Passive Income actually provides some awesome insights for how to use YouTube for niche site optimization. As I’ve stated before, I won’t accept and publish just any guest post for this blog. The post has to be very high quality and provide incredible value to my readers. This post absolutely does that! So, take it away Tom…

Over 100 hours of content is uploaded to YouTube every hour of the day. It has over 1 billion unique users every month.

Ok, you get it, it’s huge.

But what you may not know is just how useful it can be for those of us looking to generate traffic and improve our SEO. It’s these two points that I’m going to help you with today.

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How to Use Web 2.0 Properties for Free Backlinks

The following post was written by Doug Cunnington. Doug has had some incredible early success with niche sites, and he shares one of his strategies here. This is the very first ever guest post that I have allowed on Dumb Passive Income. Believe me, I would not be publishing it if I didn’t think it provided value for you – my readers. This post does exactly that. This is a complete and comprehensive explanation and guide for how you can use free web 2.0 properties to create backlinks for your niche sites that you have complete control of. Take it away Doug!

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Doug blogs at http://nichesiteproject.com.

Do you want more backlinks to your website?

Sure, we all do. Backlinks form the backbone of ranking your website.

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