If your affiliate program is anemic, stagnant or stuck OR if you are considering launching a new affiliate program, read this sage advice from super affiliate Rae Hoffman AKA SugarRae. Also be sure to read the comments filled with more great advice from other pros. 13 Ways to Make Your Affiliate Program Suck Now, I […]
See video. After years of operating a successful comparison shopping site in California, Nick Loper recently had to shut down his business and move to another state to start over. Why? Loper was one of the affiliate marketing victims of the online sales tax law that California passed earlier this summer.
The Bevo For Networks platform is not a network tracking platform it’s an add-on solution for existing networks. The purpose of the interface is to accelerate growth, recruit publishers, increase branding efforts, broker offers across all network platforms (Cake, Linktrust, Hitpath, Hasoffers, etc), manage online reputation, search for and expose blacklisted advertisers and affiliates.
I have not done a niche finding post for awhile, so I think I’m long overdue. Just read a great one over the weekend that offers great advice and refers to some good tools, so thought I’d share. Niche Hunting If you’re the type of SEO who builds and markets a variety of sites, there’s […]
Are you thankful for your affiliate independence? Think about it! We work in the most “free” country in the world. Plus affiliates and outsourced affiliate managers have the freedom to work from home and the independence to largely create their own destiny. I hope you all take time to celebrate: your freedom and independence, this […]
Most affiliates are too busy to pull links anyway PLUS will be scrambling to deal with the domino effect that is sure to follow from this unjust California tax law that is about to effect their business. Amazon will just continue to profit UNJUSTLY from Affiliates that don’t have time to track down and remove all the links. for God’s sake – PULL ALL YOUR AMAZON LINKS! They should not profit from your efforts after they royally screw you. SCREW THEM!
Governor Brown of California has announced he has secured enough votes to pass his budget, including the Affiliate Nexus Tax and 2 related nexus bills. The law will go into effect immediately upon signing, and he must sign before July 1st, 2011. Here’s a pic of the Amazon California Associate Program termination notice and more info.
Affiliate marketing isn’t dead. Promoting someone else’s products instead of creating your own is still very much lucrative, but expecting to get results from dead-end ‘marketing’ tactics and then whining when you don’t get rich within the proverbial 6 months that “gurus” tell you wait doesn’t work. 7 reasons why its best that you keep your day job.
Affiliates are spreading themselves too thin, not communicating with their affiliate manager and forgetting to promote the offer! Increasing your revenue in affiliate marketing isn’t just about joining programs, hosting affiliate links and sitting back as the money rolls in to your account. It’s about knowing where to strategically direct your efforts.
During this time, I have learned a TON about making money online and have made money from so many methods – as an affiliate, an etailer, a coach, etc. Thankfully, I have been pretty successful at all of them. Each one has it’s upside and it’s downside. I wanted to take a minute to write about the pros and cons of being a full time affiliate as it compares to the other avenues of making money online.
Being an affiliate and starting a small affiliate marketing business is a great thing. Even in this economy? Yes, absolutely. While there are always going to be conflicting (and frightening) reports about unemployment rates, one thing is certain, affiliate marketing can only grow in popularity.
Google, eBay, Groupon and other major Internet companies are grabbing a piece of the local online marketing pie. Savvy affiliates that have been searching for new revenue streams can now earn from LOCAL too! Partner with us and capitalize on local shopping with an affiliate model that makes sense!
The whole experience got me thinking about how to write strong calls to action, and how important they are to affiliate marketing. Here are some of the basics of CTAs for affiliates and merchants, which the Easter Bunny reminded me of this year
Affiliate busted by State Attorney General re Acai. FTC sues 10 companies including VERY well known affiliate network. Assets to be frozen, will affiliates get paid? Scams don’t pay. Clean it up folks!
I’ve long warned affiliates to stay away from Gambling affiliate programs. I believe all of those companies had affiliate programs. Did they owe any of you money? Fines up to 3 BILLION and up to 30 years in prison.
The FTC is really cracking down and I for one and happy to see it! Word to the wise – check ALL your offers, not just Clickbank to ensure they aren’t breaking any of the rules and use the new Clickbank guidelines below as a template for offers and offer language you need to avoid.
Affiliates, mistakes can cost you time and money. Learn how to avoid some of the most common affiliate mistakes and do your research. Read on for some great tips from our partner
If you’re an affiliate and believe you’re generating the kind of traffic and sales for a merchant that warrants a higher commission, or some other incentive, then it’s time to put a game plan together to help you achieve that goal of earning more.
In honor of International Women’s Day today, we’d like to send a very special shout out to all the amazing women in affiliate marketing… We’d also like to contribute a quick list of ten reasons why it’s great to be a woman affiliate.