An interview with Jane Sherratt
Who are you and what are you currently working on?
My name is Jane Sherratt and I have a background in teaching (at both high school and university level) and a Masters degree in Music Technology. I am passionate about playing music (violin and piano), and I love tech. These combined interests mean that currently, I blog about home recording studio setup. I am particularly interested in how you can use software and apps to improve your playing and learning. But to benefit, you need to overcome the hurdle of getting your studio hardware and recording software set up correctly. That’s what I write about so I can help musicians get started with setting up their first home recording studio.
How did you get started in affiliate marketing? What keeps you excited you about it?
I used to run a business selling recording equipment and software. Originally this was quite a niche product area, but over the last few
What is one piece of advice you’d give to a newbie affiliate marketer? And what is one piece of advice they should ignore?
Affiliate marketing is all about creating great content and getting the SEO basics right. Ignore advice from anyone who offers you a fast buck. There are plenty of snake oil salesmen out there! If you are consistent and knowledgable, successful affiliate marketing happens slowly and surely (not overnight).
What has been your favorite mistake? A mistake that in retrospect led to a great lesson and progress in your affiliate marketing?
Don’t try to be all things to all people. It’s important to be very focused
What is one piece of software or a web service that allows you to to be more effective as an affiliate marketer?
Buffer. It is a fantastic and intuitive scheduling tool, and the Buffer blog is absolutely invaluable. Did you know that only a small proportion of Buffer staff are employed in product
If people wanted to connect with you, where should we point them to?
My website is https://www.musicrepo.com/ and you can find me on all the usual social media channels @musicrepo.
How do you continue to educate yourself as an affiliate marketer? What are some of your favorite resources for learning?
The Geniuslink blog is pretty good! Plus there are some excellent channels on YouTube. And I have bought a few courses on Udemy that have been very helpful too.