By Nick Loper Note: Click here to download Perrin’s tips for starting an authority site and getting started in affiliate marketing. Perrin Carrell is a senior contributing editor at AuthorityHacker and well-known within the internet marketing community for building niche/authority sites. He has built several successful sites from scratch, including one recent project that went from a valuation of $0 to $200,000 in just under 20 months. Perrin started learning about internet marketing and SEO while working a day job at a global communications consulting firm. Desperate to escape the day job and turn his side hustle into a full-time business he started building sites and learning from his failures along the way. He now has the blueprint nailed for building profitable sites with several different income streams. From planning the site structure, ordering content, carrying out keyword research, to link-building, Perrin shares exactly how he builds his sites in this episode. Download the Free PDF Highlight Reel: Click here to download Perrin’s tips for starting an authority site and getting started in affiliate marketing. Subscribe to The Side Hustle Show on iTunes! Subscribe to The Side Hustle Show on Android! Subscribe to The Side Hustle Show via RSS! Or use the player app above to listen right in your browser. Sponsor: Freshbooks.com – Start your 30-day free trial today! Learn: Perrin’s 3 primary niche-selection factors. How to research a niche to gauge how profitable it can be. The tools he uses to see how much traffic other sites are getting. The pros and cons of building narrow niche sites and boarder authority sites. The keyword research techniques Perrin uses to find low competition, profitable keywords. How to plan the structure of a site. The SEO benefits to creating “silos.” How to create “linkable assets” for your site. How he used his “Guest-o-graphic” outreach to attract thousands of social shares and hundreds of links. The “revenue stack” most new site builders follow. Perrin’s #1 tip for Side Hustle Nation. Links: Authority Hacker HerePup Amazon Affiliate Program The Points Guy Nerd Wallet SimilarWeb ahrefs Jon Dykstra on The Side Hustle Show Word Agents RankXL TextBroker HireWriters.com iWriter Guest-o-Graphic article on Backlinko Foods Dogs Can Eat (Infographic) Media.net Google Adsense Matt Giovanisci on The Side Hustle Show Joseph Hogue on The Side Hustle Show Google Suite SideHustleWebsite.com – My free course on how to start a site of your own. Download the Free PDF Highlight Reel: Click here to download Perrin’s tips for starting an authority site and getting started in affiliate marketing.