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Want to become the best affiliate marketer ? Check out these 5 courses



Affiliate Marketing is a popular form of marketing that has been in existence over the years. And its impact in the market has been felt like a key factor for success.

Affiliate Marketing is a source of income for many people from different backgrounds.

Affiliate marketing is a performance-based type of marketing whereby a business rewards one or more affiliate marketers for each visitor or a customer who has bought something because of the marketer’s marketers’ own efforts.

The affiliate marketing Course lists have been around for a while, but most of them have gone stale or outdated.

All hope is not lost, though. There are still a few affiliate marketing courses up for grabs, especially the most popular affiliate marketing courses online. 

If you are looking for an affiliate network or course to learn about Affiliate Marketing, take a closer look at their reviews before you make your decision.

1. The Authority Site System by Authority Hacker

The Authority Site System is an all-in-one marketing solution that increases your exposure, especially on search engines, and helps with your ranking too.

This is a system designed to teach you how to strategically place your website in front of qualified traffic and how to use your content and social profiles to draw in new fans.

Here you are guaranteed the most advanced technology, which will help you rank highly in organic search results – while also including extra benefits.

It is intended for people who are new to the game of making money online, who have tried and failed to earn at least $1000 per month with authority sites, and who are currently building authority sites.

It teaches you how to rank on Google and other search engines for keywords related to your niche.

Authority Site System (TASS) helps you sign up for affiliate programs for reputable companies like Amazon, find quality products to promote, and recommend them to your website visitors when someone clicks on one of your affiliate links and buys the product.

2.The Affiliate Lab by Matt Diggity

Matt Dignity’s Affiliate Lab is the best affiliate SEO course on Earth it offers the highest quality, is easily digestible, and is quite available.

The Lab is a step-by-step blueprint for building, ranking, scaling, and flipping affiliate sites for 35x monthly revenue based on thousands of tests from hundreds of successful websites.

Plus, an active community of nearly 2,000 successful affiliate entrepreneurs.

This course is the last resource you’ll need to become an affiliate. You get our exclusive training, plus insider access to our team, the tools to find the best products, and more.

How to structure your site the way Google loves

The exact templates and SOPs Matt uses on his own websites, including web hosting tips

Matt’s own niche site grading tool that helps you identify the perfect niche fast

How to uncover hidden keyword opportunities that most others miss

How to create content that ranks and sells. Plus, how to outsource to writers and ensure high-quality while avoiding time-consuming bottlenecks

Step-by-step guide for building your site from scratch

His secret dirt-cheap alternatives to expensive SEO software

How to protect yourself from business-destroying negative SEO attacks

3. Project 24 By Income School

Income School’s mission is simple. They believe that in order to reach their goals in online business, like building niche portfolio sites and writing blog posts for other sites is not it; they need to have a different approach.

The duo does not believe in fitting in; they want to try a new approach to adding value to people’s lives that has never existed before.

They have built niche site after niche site, which proves that they already have what it takes.

But they don’t want to be limited to that, and creating value for readers will motivate others to follow in their footsteps. 

With this program, students are expected to take on a lot of tasks in the 24 months of enrolment.

For one, a student is responsible for working alongside someone else on a temporary or permanent basis. 

They will also do this while still learning their course, giving them the experience to help them secure jobs in the future.

Project 24 is a course offered by Income School to help you build your first successful niche site. The initial price for the course is $449 and $199 per year afterward.

4. Affiliate Marketing Video Course By Giovinisci

Getting traffic on your affiliate site depends on search engine optimization (SEO).

It happens when people search for keywords related to your industry on Google, sometimes they land on your site, and some eventually convert into customers.

With this, you must ensure you are ranking high for these related searches on Google and other search engines.

Poor ranking affects your traffic and conversions. This has pushed many people to turn to self-produced video courses to add rankings to their websites.


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5. Commission Hero by Robby Blanchard

 This is the commissioning lets you build a sizable email list. The owner Robby Blanchard created a system that will let you earn a lot of profit from your web traffic.

In his free guide, he has a clearly defined process, which are step-by-step guides on how to build your list and automate its completion.

With this strategy, your website’s search engine ranking will automatically rise— which means a lot of clients will see the services you provide and become interested in the services and products.

 Commission Hero also teaches you how to find other people’s products, and you can promote and advertise them on your Facebook account and with each advert, translate it into sales and get a commission for each sale.

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Three Global Firms Signed By Nairobi Financial Hub On Its Launch




Three companies were signed by Nairobi’s international financial centre on the day of its launch. The three include Prudential plc, ARC Ride Kenya and AirCarbon Exchange (ACX).

The Nairobi International Financial Centre (NIFC) is a special economic zone for financial firms.

Prudential, one of the world’s biggest insurers and asset managers, became the first firm to formally join the NIFC.

Singapore-based global carbon exchange ACX came along with Prudential. It seeks to set up a carbon exchange in Kenya.

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NIFC has also admitted ARC Ride Kenya. It is a new start-up that is going to establish an electric vehicle assembly plant in Nairobi. The plant will produce two and three-wheeled electric bikes and scooters.

Also, the Financial Centre is determined to bolster the manufacturing sector in the country. It has signed an MoU with the Kenya Association of Manufacturers (KAM), to help increase financing and investment in the sector.

NIFC authority has hinted at being in discussion with other participants seeking to join it and will give official news soon.

“Last year Prudential Plc, one of the world’s biggest insurers and asset managers, made a commitment to relocating their Africa headquarters from London to Nairobi and join the Centre. Today we are proud to announce that Prudential becomes the first firm to formally join the Nairobi International Financial Centre,” Vincent Rague, Chairman NIFC Authority.

After many years of waiting, the hub will eye large foreign firms, boosting capital flows to Kenya and the region.

The authority has singled-out four sectors that it will prioritise for growth: financial technology, green finance, investment funds, and becoming a hub for regional multinationals.

The NIFC general regulations have been enacted, as the initial set of tax incentive proposals have been passed.

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Certification from the NIFC Authority must be applied by Firms considering conducting business through the NIFC.

A 15% corporate tax will benefit firms operating a carbon market exchange or emission trading system under the NIFC. The 15% advantage will happen for the first 10 years of operation.

Companies certified by the NIFC Authority and have invested a minimum of Sh5 billion will benefit from the certainty that, the Capital Gains Tax applicable at the time they make their investments will remain unchanged during the lifetime of the investments.

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Hackers Make Tactical Change, Now Targeting Small Businesses




Traditionally, cybercriminals have been targeting big companies with aim of demanding ransoms running into millions. Nonetheless, the trend no longer holds, as new studies have shown the shift in hackers’ interest from big companies to small and medium ones.

Studies have shown that hackers are shifting their focus to small online businesses which they believe are more vulnerable.

Experts have warned that these SMEs and payment portals, especially those relying on mobile payment solutions, are now facing high risks of cyber attacks coordinated by these hackers.

Speaking during the inaugural Africa Cybersecurity Congress held in Nairobi, Hadi Maeleb, Agora Group co-founder and CEO said the threats to online businesses were growing at a high rate.

Further, he stated that more than 90% of business owners are unaware that their enterprises are at risk, despite the high growth rate of the attacks.

“Cybercriminals are now targeting small businesses more as they have realized that these enterprises do believe they would be exposed due to their comparatively low turnovers until they lose their data and payments are compromised,” said Mr Maeleb.

With the adoption of e-commerce platforms, State agencies, financial institutions, healthcare, energy and utilities have persistently faced cyber-attacks in the recent past.

According to CAK- Communications Authority of Kenya’s first-quarter data (between January to March 2022), a total of 79.2 million cyber-attacks were reported. This has prompted the government to issue 28,848 advisories in an attempt to fight the rising attacks.

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Mr Maeleb noted that business owners should invest in cybersecurity tools as there is no magical solution to cybercrime.

“This ‘democratization’ of cyberattacks is expected to push losses due to business interruption, financial theft, personal data breaches and even ransom payments over the Sh4 trillion mark by end of 2022,” he said.

At the peak of the pandemic, several states adopted tough lockdown measures such as social distancing, working from home, and online learning.

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Hackers shifting focus to small businesses.

This adoption of digital solutions such as e-commerce, remote working and banking went up as Kenyans turned to online platforms to curb the spread of the coronavirus.

“Unfortunately for them, the business of cybercrime has evolved to a point where attacks like ransomware are now sold as a service,” he added.

Even though these measures triggered the adoption of digital platforms, they also increased vulnerability such as ransom, data breaches, harassment, cyberbullying, and data breaches.

Kenya’s ICT Policy which came into effect in 2006, is credited for creating an enabling environment for the growth and usage of technology.

Kenya’s ICT Policy which came into effect in 2006, is credited for creating an enabling environment for the growth and usage of technology.

To achieve Kenya’s Vision 2030 goal of a regional ICT hub, the tech sector was expected to contribute directly and indirectly to an additional 1.5% of Kenya’s GDP by 2017/2018.

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Why Buyers Are Now Running Away From Popular Used Toyota Cars




As it has been noted that Kenyans are now running away from the popular used Toyota car models, contrary to what has been a tradition in the country. The rise in their costs has seen even dealers cut down on imports of these vehicles due to decreased demand.

Traditionally, popular models such as Toyota Premio and RAV4 have been synonymous with middle-income earners over the years. However, this is no longer the trend.

Car dealers say more Kenyans are now going for vehicles such as Nissan Sylphy and Mazda, which cost less compared with popular Toyota models.

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According to Charles Munyori, the secretary-general of Kenya Auto Bazaar Association, Nissan Sylphy and Mazda’s CX5 and Axela, are quickly gaining popularity among Kenyans.

Mr Munyori said the price of a Toyota RAV4 has short up to Sh3 million currently from Sh2.8 million in February while a Premio is going for Sh2.2 million from Sh2 million four months ago.

On the contrary, Mazda Axela is now selling for Sh1.6 million with Nissan Sylphy (Blue Bird) going for at least Sh1.5 million.

Currently, consumers find these brands to be the best alternatives to their preferred models, as they are relatively cheaper and good.

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With the rising household costs, these car prices are making them affordable to most Kenyans as they struggle to balance the high cost of living.

“We are seeing a shift where Kenyans are now moving from the popular brands such as Toyota Premio and RAV4 to other models. This shift has been occasioned by the high cost that these cars are now fetching at the market,” said Mr Munyori.

“In fact, most of the car dealers are hardly bringing in Premio and RAV4 models because they are not moving and they will tie up money that they would need for importation of more vehicles,” he said.

Ex-Japanese vehicles

Ex-Japan vehicles dominate the Kenyan second-hand sector with a more than 80% market share.

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The buyers in the sector prefer these cars as their spare parts are easier to obtain locally compared to other brands. Additionally, buyers believe that the resale value of Toyota vehicles are higher than that of other brands like mazda or Nissan.

Reasons for risisng vehicle cost

The rising cost of vehicles in the country has been linked to the unavailability of dollars locally, a shortage of electronic chips in Japan, and a weakening shilling against the dollar.

The country is currently experiencing extreme dollar shortage, that one has to wait for at least three days to get $20,000 or $25,000 from the banks.

“We have to wait for like nine days in order to accumulate $80,000, and this has seen car dealers delay in making their orders. We are really feeling the impact of the dollar shortage in the market,” Mr Munyori said.

banks have imposed regulations on dollar purchase. This has forced traders to face difficulty in meeting their obligations.

Industrialists are forced to start seeking dollars in advance. The shortage puts a strain on supplier relations and the ability to negotiate favourable prices in gap markets.

On the other hand, Semiconductors are used in making electronic devices. Their shortage has forced the vehicle manufacturers to scale down the production. The quantity and quality cannot be maintained with decrease in one of the crucial raw material.

Finally, the shilling has persistently remained weak against the dollar. this has made it costly for importers shipping in goods.

The shilling has hit a record low trading at of Sh 117.06 against the dollar. This predicts a continued rise in imported goods, and signifies a further dollar shortage crisis.

The continuous depreciation in shilling stability is attributed to increased demand for dollars from importers. This highly arises on importaion of crude oil and merchandised goods.

It should be noted that most external debt is repaid in the dollar. Therefore, a weakened shilling increases prices of imported goods, and puts pressure on the country’s debt repayment.

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