We all know the pages every website needs: homepage, about, contact…
Did you know your website could benefit from having a resources page?
My own resources page is one of my highest traffic pages (aside from my blog posts). Why? People LOVE free information!
Keep reading to learn about what a resources page is and how your website can benefit from having one…
What is a Resources Page on a Website?
The resources page serves as a guide to help your readers who may be looking for a particular product or service outside of what you offer. Typically the resources page is a list or grid of links, organized by category.
Who can benefit from a Resources page?
Everyone! Your readers will see that you are valuable by offering a guide to resources they can use and you’ll benefit for the reasons I’m about to share with you below.
Why you need a resources page on your website
If you don’t already have a resources page on your website, now is the best time to add one! It’s so easy to add and it’s so easy to maintain. Here’s how you can benefit from having a resources page:
1. Earn Money As An Affiliate
When you share the services, subscriptions and products you love using, why not earn a commission when someone buys it? After all, they’re buying because YOU recommended it! Companies are more than happy to share up to 60% of a sale with you, just for mentioning them on your resources page!
Sign up for affiliate accounts with companies you use and trust and start sharing your referral link. There is some legal fine print you’ll need to read up on, like disclosing that your links are referrals before sharing them.
2. Show That You Are A Trusted Expert
When your website has a curated resources page, you’ll look like such a pro! Your readers will love that you’ve organized a list of resources into one page – making you their business hero.
3. Help Your Potential Clients
Making is super easy for your readers for find a list of what you recommend makes things easier for them. My readers love the list of business resources I’ve put together. Everything is organized on one page which makes it easy to read and find what they’re looking for.
What should go on a resources page?
Depending on what your business or blog is about, your resources should relate to what your reader may be in need of.
Here are examples of what your resources page could be have on it:
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