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.
Ros Gardner says Google’s latest algorithm change, Farmer, spells death for Bum Marketing sites in the same way as crappy, useless Adsense sites were targeted in past algorithm changes.
That 1st, most important step to marketing new products or even getting started as an affiliate, is getting approval from the affiliate network or merchant. Each network and merchant has their own criteria for who gets approved and who doesn’t. So how do you optimize your chances to get approved? One of our favorite clients
One of our most creative 5 Star Affiliate Programs has the hottest contest going right now.
Check out RevenueWire’s Annual Special Agent Contest. Three incredible REAL-LIVE special agent adventure prizes are up for grabs. Jet fighting. Shark diving. Halo jumping. Only one can win. The best part is, you get to decide which one!
we work with over 12,000 affiliates, the majority of whom play that tricky balancing act of working full-time jobs while they struggle to make their online marketing business their sole full-time venture. This isn’t an easy feat to carry out, especially if you have bills to pay and a family to feed. So, we decided to put together some advice to help you get closer to your dream this year: five resolutions for 2011 that will help you achieve your goal of becoming a paid, full-time affiliate.
I thought I’d compile a list of some of the best party lists, to-do lists and newbie guides for how to get the most out of Affiliate Summit. Be sure to plan ahead so you can get the most out of this action packed event!
One of the most exciting things about being an affiliate is the freedom to change things up, be creative and continually improve, without the constraints of a boss or corporate rules. However sometimes affiliates get stuck in a rut and stop growing, or just accept things the way they currently are, without challenging themselves to do better. Here are some tips for affiliates that want to keep that winning edge. Tantalizing text and excellent insights
On behalf of all the 5 Star merchants and affiliate managers Happy New Year! Thanks for your partnership and support over the past year. We wish you all a profitable and successful 2010.
On behalf of all the 5 Star Merchants and Affiliate Managers – Merry Christmas! All of us here at 5 Star want to let you know how much we appreciate your partnership and loyalty over the past year. We look forward to a continued alliance in the coming year
With Google Instant Previews, surfers will be able to compare your website to your competitors’, so if ever looks mattered, which of course they always have, then the time is upon us now. The previews are yet another indication that the fight over search dominance is now more about the user interface, than about who has the best 10 results on a page
AFFILIATE 007 special agents will fly to the Bahamas, stay in style at the Ocean Club Hotel of Casino Royale fame, and leap into the radical aquamarine sea with a school of real live Tiger sharks OR climb to a massive altitude of 30,000 feet towering over Memphis, Tennessee, before taking a tandem halo-jump for up to 2 minutes of raw, heart-stopping free fall back to the birthplace of the blues.