Episode #12: Interview Doug Cunnington
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Episode #12 of the SEO Podcast by #SEOSLY features a special guest – Doug Cunnington from Niche Site Project. Not only Doug shares his history and experience, but he also gives a ton of useful tips about affiliate marketing, e-mail marketing, YouTube, and more!
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Episode #12 notes & chapters
Here is how you can connect with Doug:
- Check the Niche Site Project website
- Check the Doug.Show
- Check the Mile High FI podcast
- Follow Doug on LinkedIn
Here the video chapters:
0:03 Olga greets everyone
0:31 Doug says “hi”
1:24 Doug introduces himself
2:27 Olga asks Doug about his beginnings in SEO & digital marketing
2:42 Doug on his SEO career path from start to finish
6:18 Olga and Doug on building their own (affiliate) websites
7:24 Olga asks Doug about his current work
7:41 Doug on his current focus & how he likes being challenged
10:27 Doug’s thoughts on doing a public case study of an affiliate site
10:58 Olga asks Doug if he can disclose the industries of his affiliate sites and he explains why he cannot do it
11:20 Doug talks about negative experiences he had with people who discovered his sites
13:37 Olga’s take on disclosing the domain names of your affiliate websites
13:55 Doug’s further thoughts on niche authority sites vs Google updates
15:12 Doug about being independent of Google and diversifying your traffic
16:35 Olga asks Doug about his e-mail marketing strategy
17:24 Olga on being a fully independent SEO consultant
17:54 Doug on doing your own thing
18:39 Doug and Olga on earning money just for the sake of earning more and more
20:04 Olga asks Doug about client work
20:12 Doug on the types of work he does at present
21:05 Doug on doing client work and why he stopped doing it
22:15 Olga on working with clients
22:35 Doug on his remote team
24:55 Doug on his YouTube channel and its growth
26:53 Doug on editing videos vs live streaming
27:49 Doug on how often he publishes videos on YouTube
28:23 Doug on publishing tutorial & informational videos
29:56 Olga asks Doug about his process for selecting topics for videos
32:45 Doug on his list of newsletter subscribers
33:35 Olga’s question about the possible causes of a drop in the newsletter open rate and fewer people signing up
35:06 Should you use your own domain to send your newsletter?
35:27 Doug shares a bunch of tips for e-mail marketing
37:15 Doug on choosing a podcast hosting platform and his preferred choice
40:00 Doug on the number of podcast downloads he gets
40:24 Doug on his second podcast and the FI movement
44:22 Doug on his courses
46:10 Scarcity as a selling tool
46:44 Doug on promoting his courses
46:52 Doug on ways of monetizing information (different business models)
49:49 Doug’s tips for beginners
53:19 Olga’s thoughts on results slower than expected
54:16 Doug on consistency & finding your audience
55:20 Doug shares some secrets around affiliate SEO/marketing
59:30 How to connect with Doug
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