Would you like to make $400,000 a month in affiliate revenue? Why would an affiliate say it’s better to make $10,000 a month? Read on, for a fun and enlightening post about the economies of scale in affiliate marketing.
Alex of FlipSiteMedia did an entertaining guest post on MrGreen.Am (the finest marketing blog out of New Zealand) about marginal profit maximization. He explains why sometimes opting for less volume can actually lead to higher profits.
You have to click over and at least see the cartoon on top – it’s AWESOME. Young guy: “Ladies check out these sweet stats!” Girls: “So why are you still living at home with your Mom???”
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I can hear you all hollering at your boy saying that you need volume to get statistically significant data. Yes, doing volume gets you more points on your credit card. Yes, doing volume can get you to the Playboy Mansion. Yes, making a tweet about it can make you look cool. But like everything in this world there’s a happy balance, and so I introduce to you something I learned in one of my economics classes: