Did you know there are 5 Costly Viral eBook Mistakes That Most
People Make Which Cost Them Major Profits?
I know there are because I’ve made every one of them. But you
don’t have to.
Never use any link inside the content that you can’t control.
I learned the hard way that you should always use redirect links
from your own domain when putting any kind of link inside your
For example: most people insert their affiliate link for an
affiliate offer inside the ebook that they have put together. The
one that was given to them by the affiliate program owner.
Instead, you want to link to a page at your site that refreshes and
redirects the visitor to your assigned affiliate link. Something
This is important so you can CHANGE the link anytime you want to in
For example: If I decided to no longer use Clickbank to handle my
affiliate program and went with a different affiliate tracking
link, what happens to the thousands of copies of my viral eBook
that are in place with that old affiliate link in there?
They become obsolete, unusable and unprofitable.
Or, suppose you are linking to a dating service that goes out of
business? What now? All of my links are toast. They are worthless to
me – and if yours are set up that way, yours will be too!
With a redirect link you can easily adjust the target page and send
the traffic to a different dating service, or to a page at your
With a redirect link the changes are made at YOUR SITE, which you
remain in control of regardless of what happens with the products
and services that you linked to.
Even if you change hosts or servers, you still remain in control.
You don’t have to make changes to all of those eBooks — which
would be impossible to do. You simply make a 2 minute change at
I can’t tell you how many dead links are in some of my earlier
ebooks that continue to give me headaches as people email me
saying, “You’ve got a dead link here … can you give the correct
It creates a lot of extra work in answering emails and certainly is
throwing away potential profit for the countless people who never
bother to ask for an updated link.
So, never use any link inside the content that you can’t control;
always use a redirect link.