Ahrefs - Ahrefs' Weekly Digest #105

Hey there,

In this week’s edition:

  • I show you how to write a blog post outline.

  • Irina explains how Hunter built 96 links in three months.

  • Bill has two posts on affiliate marketing: One on how much you can make, and the other on the nine beginner-friendly programs.

  • Andrei shares a roundup of the 15 most notable features and updates we released in the past 12 months.


✍️ New on our blog

How to Write a Blog Post Outline (7 Simple Steps)

Si Quan Ong

If you’re trying to create content, it’s always much better to begin from an outline. Follow these seven simple steps to create your own blog post outline.

Listicle Outreach: How Hunter Built 96 Links in 3 Months (Case Study)

Irina Maltseva

If you want your outreach to succeed, you need to bring value to the table. Two examples of Irina’s pitch showcased what value means:

  • Not only did she offer to add editors to Hunter’s affiliate program, but she also offered 1,000 free requests (if they had an account).

  • She offered to update their posts (i.e., do the work for them).

Here’s How Much You Can Really Make From Affiliate Marketing

Bill Widmer

According to a survey done by the Influencer Marketing Hub, more than half of all affiliate marketers make $10K or less per year, while only about 33% make $10K or more per year.

But according to Bill’s own experience, the majority of full-time affiliate marketers make less than $100K per year—likely around $30K–$50K annually.

9 Best Affiliate Programs for Beginners (Any Niche)

Bill Widmer

There may be plenty of affiliate programs, but not all of them are beginner-friendly. So we’ve curated the nine best ones for beginners.

15 Most Notable Ahrefs Features in the Past 12 Months

Andrei-Marcel Țiț

We did a roundup of the 15 most notable features and updates for the past 12 months that make your SEO life easier.


📚 What we’re reading

Google September 2022 Core Update Rollout Is Now Complete

Article by Danny Goodwin

Per the title, the core update’s rollout is complete. 

Google September 2022 Product Reviews Update Rollout Complete

Article by Danny Goodwin

The other update rollout—the Product Reviews Update—is also complete.

Regex for SEO: How to Use Regular Expressions (With Examples)

Article by Jean-Christophe Chouinard

Even if you have no programming knowledge, this article will show you how to use RegEx for SEO.



Till next time ;)
Cheers,



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