From Zero to 10K — A Third Tribe Case Study

Third Triber Shane Ketterman (we know him in the forum as fiveforcesgroup) has taken his site from zero to more than 10,000 unique visitors a day. And he’s done it in 7 months.

Sonia Simone interviewed Shane to find out exactly how he did it — the tools, resources, and techniques he used, and how you can use them for your own site as well. We talk about everything from his topic selection and how he got started to the sources he used for inspiration and education.

In this seminar, Sonia finds out:

  • How Shane took the traditional affiliate site model and turned it “upside down”
  • Shane’s great trick to uncover the most profitable corner of your website
  • The tools and techniques he uses for SEO (he gets 79% of his traffic from organic search)
  • The piece of advice he got from a Third Tribe forum member that led to a completely new profitable sub-niche for his site
  • The keys to standing out in a hyper-crowded, trendy niche
  • How he develops ideas no one else in his niche is using

Click the audio button to hear the lesson for this week, or you can download the MP3 from the link below.

This week’s lesson files

Shane Ketterman (MP3)

Transcript (PDF)

Additional resources

Third Tribe seminars (free with your membership)

Don’t miss out on these archived seminars — they’ll help you achieve the results you’re looking for.

  • Third Tribe Traffic Jam Brian Clark and Jon Morrow talk traffic — how to get it, how to create more of it, and the underlying elements to attract it.
  • Advanced Affiliate Marketing with Social Media and SEO Glen Allsopp shares his collection of tips, tricks, and techniques for producing above-average results on your site.
  • The Quick Start Guide to Making Money Online. Sonia Simone and Johnny B. Truant talk about how to create affiliate marketing with a personal twist.

To download the recording and transcript

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