Insights From an
Ad Network
Owner & Seed Investor

A4D - Performance Advertising Network

Want my Affiliate World Europe 2017 Slides and Worksheets?

Wow what an amazing show. I wanted to thank all of you that came to see me speak. I've had tons of people contact me and give me many praises. I wanted to let you know I really do appreciate hearing from all of you. Slide decks from Affiliate World & Facebook Mastery Many of you have asked for the slide deck I used in my presentations. So I've setup a new Facebook messenger bot that when you...

Read More

How to hire your first employees and what to expect…

Most of us entrepreneurs start in the affiliate world as “lone wolfs”. That is us doing all tasks in order to make the whole thing go. Well at some point 1 of 3 things typically happens. 1. We get tired and don’t want to keep doing the same thing over and over 2. We see opportunity that we know we can’t get to on our own. 3. We want a lifestyle business that continues to run without us having to do everything every day. I’ve been in this business for 12+ years and talk with 1,000’s of people all the time. And believe me everyone gets to this point. But hiring people is scary…

Read More

Some of my chat logs discussing: Ecom, Hiring, Fulfillment, Shipping, Manufacturing and Modeling

As I don't have a lot of time to sit and write out long blog posts I thought I'd share some of my Skype group chat logs. I still spend hours talking in groups on Skype and there's some really good stuff. Skype is great in that it's real time and you can get engaged in a discussion but then that content is lost. I love being able to go back and read my old posts from years ago. So in an effort to catalog some of my ideas permanently I'll post them here. This was from the Skype chat: STM Ecom Mastermind So I apologize in advance for the formatting. I'm not a guru, I have nothing to sell you. :D [6/6/17, 3:15:20 PM] John Monarch: there is almost no way to brand drop shipped product - you're right. you control almost nothing about the user experience which is a huge killer [6/6/17, 3:15:55 PM] John Monarch: even things like the user guide/manual being in broken english make people question the quality

Read More

( 2 ) Upcoming speaking Engagements.. Come see me talk about Scaling online direct response businesses & how to scale campaigns on Facebook.

Hope everyone is doing amazing. Haven't had a lot of time to post here as I've bene hard at work having fun building cool stuff and solving hard problems. As I haven't had much time to talk about what we're doing cause I've been too busy. I've to talk at 2 events to share some of the things I've learned over the last 2-3 years. I'm excited & honored that the Stack That Money team has invited me to speak at both of their events. Here's where I'll be speaking....

Read More

An Interview I did with Jos about scaling my businesses

Hope everyone is doing amazing. I obviously haven't had a lot of time to post lately. But, someone I know asked me to do a quick off the cuff interview and I took him up on it.

Read More

A4D & Product Squad – Performance Marketing Summit

Curious what I'm going to talk about? I've been building an ecommerce funnel in the Golf space using Clickfunnels, Shopify, Stripe, Shipstation, Golden Egg & and a few other tools. We've done $400k in sales in the last 30 days. And were at $0, 30 days ago. Going to share that Journey and how I did it. Look forward to seeing you there.

Read More

Funnel Hacking Live 2016 – Russell Brunson – Review

As a lot of you know I've been spending a lot of my personal time focusing on building ecommerce and lead generation offer/products. You can follow all that at ProductSquad.com.And in doing so I've played with most of the platform out there Lead Pages, Unbounce, Click Funnels, Shopify and others. And out of all of them I've fallen in love with Click Funnels. I think for ease of use, testing a prototyping new offers and lead flows it's amazing...

Read More

How to Hunt Auto-Responder Series That Produce Big Profits

Anytime I start doing something new I usually do 2 email marketing for dummies email marketing for dummies Start searching and recoding what some else is doing. thingsRead a for dummies book. Why for Dummies books. (Maybe I'm a dummy?) Everyone learns differently. I am a top down learner. Basically I need to understand from a top level outline of what I'm trying to learn as the first step. Then when I journey down the learning path I have sections to stick things in to make sense of them. Not everyone learns the same way. Some people are bottom up. Honestly this boggles my mind. But it's a useful thing to know how you learn so you can use effective strategies to learn faster. I choose for Dummies books because they quickly give me the...

Read More

Step by Step of how we keep FACEBOOK accounts alive for years.

As most of know. One of the most difficult things to deal with in online advertising is dealing with ads on the major traffic sources. What I mean by this is they all have pages and pages of obscure compliance rules. Then you think you read them, or maybe you don't, and follow them but BAM your account gets suspended. The old Facebook With Facebook specifically; as of 3 years ago...

Read More

g700 offer breakdown & Product Squad – forum launch

Hope everyone is doing amazing. As always I've had 50 things going on and haven't had much time to post I always feel like I need to spend a bunch of time and build strong posts for my blog. So this keeps me from doing it. So I decided to put together a forum... Which is a place I can talk with others about what I'm doing all day. That's ... g700 Funnel break down post I love reverse engineering what other people are doing to get good ideas for things I'm doing. As I mentioned above I'm doing a lot of funnel building and we wanted to test the g700 flow so we went through...

Read More