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21 Virtual Assistant Duties to Accelerate Your Affiliate Site

VA Duties for an affiliate marketing site

One factor’s for positive…

If you discover the suitable digital assistant – you will need to give them as a lot work as potential!

It is addictive. Simply ask Dom, he is acquired a number of engaged on his portfolio of web sites proper now.

Past what Dom wrote about hiring your first VA, I needed to put out a number of duties a VA might fulfill for you which are particular to constructing Amazon affiliate websites.

These duties go from WordPress, SERP branding, creating pictures, and extra!

I put collectively a desk of contents for you under, simply in case you needed to leap forward and get some extra particulars on that particular activity.​

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VA Duties For Amazon Affiliate Websites

1) Replace Your Editorial Calendar

When you’re not constructing an editorial calendar – you ought to be! It helps you keep on monitor with upcoming articles and actually plan out the expansion of your website when it comes to producing content material.

Trello is a free software we use to maintain monitor of our personal editorial calendars and to be trustworthy, we do not like it. However it works none the much less. We have discovered that updating it continuously could be a little bit of a ache.

This can be a easy process any VA can do and is particularly useful once you’ve received content material deliberate for months and miss one or two weblog posts, then need to shuffle the whole lot down.

Trello Editorial Calendar Example

2) Optimize Your WordPress Submit

Rent a VA to optimize your postings by creating posts and importing the content material, ensuring the appropriate title tags are in place and making certain the classes are right.

This does include a number of elements however grouping small duties collectively is a wonderful artwork, you do not need to overwhelm your new VA if they are not skilled with WordPress.

Three) Optimize Your Meta Descriptions

I like having a digital assistant acquire all of the bolded phrases that seem within the SERP that I am concentrating on after which utilizing as lots of them into my meta description as potential.

This helps guarantee you will have the perfect probability of writing a pretty description. Meta descriptions are in no-way needed, however that is simply additional padding to your on-page web optimization efforts. Do not forget so as to add a call-to-action as nicely!

Bolded phrases in a Google seek for “greatest canine leash”

four) Optimize Your Silo Power

Relying on how you’ve got laid out your website thus far, you may need to tighten your silo’s by ensuring you solely hyperlink to different articles within the silo and none outdoors.

That is fairly robust to do however within the true definition of a silo, it has to occur.

Keep in mind having a correct silo construction is not crucial and a unfastened one could be higher than no try, however you’ll be able to all the time tighten them up by ensuring all of the posts within the silo hyperlink collectively and particularly each supporting article factors to your pillar publish.

5) Researching Google Search Console Queries

Each 28 days your Google Search Console knowledge will reset and one activity your VA can do for you is gather the queries your website exhibits up for.

Manage them by descending order of impressions after which add these search queries into your key phrase software and see what they’re month-to-month searches are and the problem of the key phrase. This will help you amp up your present content material by answering extra questions inside the matter.

Google Search Console settings for locating different key phrases to focus on.

6) Insert Amazon Hyperlinks

Relying on what you are utilizing to add affiliate hyperlinks to your website (AAWP, Straightforward Azon, Geni.us, or plain Amazon hyperlinks), each process is a bit totally different.

A few of the plugins permit in your VA to implement the hyperlinks with out logging into your Amazon account and that is an enormous bonus for privateness. Have your VA insert these hyperlinks when optimizing your weblog posts.

7) Product Choice for Product Roundup Posts

Monitoring down the most effective merchandise to evaluation may be fairly time consuming. For those who’re establishing your articles in a revenue-oriented method, as Alejandro wrote about, then match the 5 or so merchandise to particular key phrases. For instance, matching up the “greatest canine collar for small breeds” after which additionally the “greatest canine collar for giant breeds” – assuming there’s search quantity for these.

It is simply one other process your VA can deal with for you, however be sure to’ve acquired particular tips for them to comply with so they are not simply discovering random merchandise and it truly is one of the best for that particular factor. Amasuite’s search analyzer works notably nicely for this. Learn our evaluation of the device right here.

An Amazon associates comparability desk.

eight) Add Further Exterior Hyperlinks For Outreach

On your greater informational items of content material, you may need some additional room so as to add in or substitute a number of exterior hyperlinks.

Consider it as an evergreen piece of content material that you’re going to always be selling as a result of there might be small modifications right here and there. All in the good thing about your reader.

Hyperlink out to small bloggers the place you recognize you’ll seize their consideration and begin a little bit of a relationship. We lay out this course of in our ‘first 50 backlinks’ information.

9) Examine Key phrase Density of Rivals

You possibly can additional optimize your submit by having your VA collect up probably the most used key phrases in your competitor’s articles. This one thing we name additional mile web optimization and it is what you do if you end up near assembly your objectives however want that little push to get your rankings up greater.

10) Stealing & Organizing Your Rivals Key phrases

​You need that low hanging fruit proper?

Nicely get your VA to go over to SEMrush or Ahrefs and have them gather all of the low competitors key phrases that your rivals are rating for. Higher but, have them filter solely by business key phrases.​

You will typically discover excessive volume-low competitors info key phrases as nicely, which all the higher.

11) Collect Emails from Point out Stories

For those who’re utilizing Ahrefs or Point out, you possibly can have a particular report given to you every day that tells you whether or not a selected key phrase is talked about throughout the online.

Google alerts will do that too however it’s simply inferior to a paid answer.

In case you are within the canine area of interest, then monitoring one thing like “canine leash” or “greatest canine leash” can be a good suggestion so that you can implement in your outreach and to maintain monitor of rivals.

Study extra about this technique of utilizing mentions for outreach.

12) Add Star Scores To Your SERP Outcomes

This is not one thing we’ve not carried out ourselves, however it’s one thing we might wish to.

You may discover native companies having star scores subsequent to their hyperlink within the SERPs. However do you know that you could add these into your evaluations as properly?

It really works particularly nicely for single product evaluations however general it may be added to any business content material. This is a information on implementing these scores in your publish.

13) Analysis Specialists for Roundups & Prime Lists

Skilled spherical ups and prime lists could be a ache to place collectively.

You might want to acquire related influencers emails, probably create an award badge, attain out to them utilizing Gmass or Mailshake after which collect up their responses. Nearly all of this may be dealt with by a VA as a result of it may be time consuming.

Sending personalised emails at scale can be utilized with GMass (simply want a Google account.)

14) Analysis Article Outlines

Relying on the best way you outsource articles, many writers favor at the very least an overview.

Outlines take time to make and they’re only one a part of your SOP.

In case you’re pretty acquainted with your area of interest, this may be one thing you’ll be able to start outsourcing. It helps to have a construction in place although. For instance you can have a analysis construction for an entire set of articles like “greatest canine collar for small canine” after which the identical analysis SOP for “greatest canine collar for medium sized canine.”

It might make sense to separate the analysis course of into elements to make sure it is viability. For instance, when you’re creating Execs and Cons tables with Amasuite’s evaluate analyzer – then have that as a separate a part of analysis because it includes utilizing a little bit of software program. We wish to let our writers write and keep away from know-how as a lot as potential.

15) Create Content material Pictures

For content material that is round 1000 phrases, you must embrace 2-Three photographs to assist engagement and scale back bounce charges.

Photographs assist make your content material scannable.

Discover a VA to gather featured photographs, headshots or logos in your roundups, and every thing in between. It is a good suggestion to offer a number of examples of the type you are in search of, however basically amassing emblem’s must be executed by another person.

You possibly can head over to a number of of the free inventory photograph websites like Pixabay.com and use Canva.com to standardize your photographs.​

Use Canva’s fashionable templates to create featured pictures.

16) Create Social Media Pictures

Design shouldn’t be a simple feat to grasp, and also you in all probability should not.

I can not say it isn’t essential to study primary design and have some expertise, however typically occasions – somebody is best than you.

Look to rent somebody to create customized Pinterest photographs (use our Pinterest information), Twitter photographs for text-only tweets, featured pictures – something. I assure you will discover somebody who’s extra gifted than you.

Put your efforts elsewhere and discover somebody who could make your website look higher than you possibly can.

17) Amassing Emails of Influencers You Point out

As a part of your outreach procedures, you have to be reaching out to everybody you point out in your article. Identical to your VA collected headshots for roundups, you possibly can dedicate one other process for them to gather the emails of individuals you point out and need to befriend.

Many websites have a minimum of an choice to subscribe to their e mail record, which is nice. However, I recommend opening up a brand new gmail account for this so you are not subscribed to a whole lot of web sites.​

18) Acquire Emails of Your Rivals GOOD Backlinks for Skyscraper

As a part of the basic skyscraper method, you need to be recreating content material that has tons of backlinks and shares already.

Hiring a VA to gather the emails of your rivals backlinks is a good suggestion. This activity alone can take fairly some time to satisfy.

Watch out as properly, loads of backlinks will not be helpful in any respect, so be sure to attempt to do that activity your self first so you possibly can differentiate to your VA what a nasty backlink is from a very good one.

Advised filter choices for an Ahrefs backlink search.

19) Writing Snippet Copy

If you wish to improve the press by means of fee of your social media posts, you could write compelling copy.

This implies you will should transcend what you are already utilizing as a title.

A snippet is a abstract, particular reality, or quote out of your submit that you should use to collect curiosity. This lets you use a number of variations of textual content to advertise the identical content material.

A Twitter snippet for Gary Evan’s HPD success story.  Every snippet is totally different throughout all social accounts.

20) Owned Channel Promotions

Most of the ‘owned channels’ that your website can distribute content material to are capable of be scheduled.

For instance, posting in your Fb web page, pinning on Pinterest, e mail broadcasts, push notifications.

This scheduling can take fairly a little bit of time and so does writing every snippet. Discover a VA that may do scheduling for you and if potential, write up the snippets as nicely.

21) Group Promotions

This facet is a mixture of duties.

The VA you’ve got employed to create snippets for you can even write the promotional headlines on your group promotions. The troublesome factor about this job is that it’s a must to belief somebody to symbolize your model in a way.

Relying on the way you need to promote your content material, the VA can promote your content material underneath your personal alias or they will fake to be a traditional member locally and drop your content material into the teams.

Watch out although, locations like Reddit will not take nicely for that – particularly since they’re capable of see what you’ve got posted up to now. In case your VA solely goes onto these communities to drop hyperlinks to your website, one thing’s fishy. Such a VA might be thought-about an exterior group supervisor.

Sooner or later, we could be increasing this text to be a full gambit of issues to maintain your affiliate website shifting – however for now we expect this could set you unfastened for some time!

Dom’s undoubtedly going to be handing over a couple of of those duties to his personal VA’s. At present, he is build up 2 websites reside within the personal discussion board! Head over to the reside area of interest website case research and take part!

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