According to Forbes, current retail trends show that 51% of Americans prefer online shopping, with e-commerce growing 23% year-over-year. E-commerce is expected to change at an even faster rate as brands embrace the power of voice search and Omni-platform/Omni-device options.
There’s hardly anything more stressful for a website owner than a major site change: be it the website migration, its redesign, or both. Four months ago, this very website had undergone a complete makeover. It included its full redesign, multiple-URL update, and a migration to a new environment.
Do you think that once you start your affiliate program, recruit affiliates into it, and start seeing them activate, you can rest easy and let sales flow? You’re not alone. However, affiliate program success is not that easy to achieve,
In a post last month, I blogged at length about what affiliate management experts can bring to the table. Their expertise is second to none in their space and they can be a great asset to your growing online business. That all said,
People do fail at affiliate marketing, and I would be lying to you if I said that everyone who has ever dabbled in affiliate marketing, ended up reaping success.
Ever since the launch of your affiliate program, you’ve been investing constant time and effort into finding and recruiting quality affiliates. However, some time into it all, your reports show that 95% of your sales are generated by only 5% of your affiliates. This can only mean one thing:
There are so many different areas of online marketing these days that it’s hard to keep track of them all, let alone be a true expert on each one. Between email marketing, search engine marketing, Facebook ads, display ads, and other social media ads,
OPM literally stands for an “outsourced program manager.” A better abbreviation for it would’ve really been OAPM as we’re talking about an outsourced affiliate program manager here. But the commonplace term is OPM,
China was one of the first places where I delivered a keynote speech on affiliate marketing in 2011. Two years later, Chinese ended up being the first language into which my affiliate management bestseller was translated. The Chinese version was called “70-Days’ Affiliate Advertising Combat”.
Every month, hundreds of new affiliate programs are being launched. Most of them, however, aren’t meant to succeed, and not because there’s something wrong with affiliate marketing.
2018 is nearly behind us. We hope that you all are having a successful Q4 and have had a successful 2018 as a whole. As we look forward to 2019, we wanted to take a moment and put together a post to serve as a guidebook to being an effective affiliate program manager. Whether you Read More ...
A penny saved is a penny earned. With tongue planted firmly in cheek, I like to tell people that I’m not cheap; I’m “strategically frugal.” All jokes aside, there are definitely circumstances where you should spend more money to make more money. That’s why I outsource certain tasks and services,
In today’s episode, I’m excited to introduce you to Miles Beckler from MilesBeckler.com. Miles has been helping his wife operate and grow their site, Ask-Angels.com, for many years. Even though we don’t spend much time chatting about this specific site,…The post Podcast 156:
Business to business marketing is important especially if you are in the niche of b2b based profits. Many times we’ll market to consumers however b2b is also massive is that what helps meet your bottom line. As a matter of fact,
As bloggers, content creation and brand marketers, we know how expensive running a business on the internet can truly be. Sure, start up costs and running the day to day operations are often much lower than the costs associated with running a brick and mortar business,
There are innumerable reasons why you might consider going into business for yourself, particularly when it comes to ventures like affiliate marketing, professional blogging, and other online businesses with minimal startup costs or overhead, and near limitless potential.
Ingenuity is the mother of all invention. What sets you apart as a blogger is your ability to step out of the current, and try something completely different. Richard Branson, Steve Jobs, and Bill Gates all had grand visions for their companies and the confidence to accept nothing less.
Branding is one of the most crucial aspects of a business. A brand represents a business’ name and its ideals to the wider world. Stanford Business School recognizes that a brand is a business’ promise to a customer.
One of the greatest advantages to professional blogging and living the dot com lifestyle is the location freedom. You can practically work from anywhere as long as you have a reliable Internet connection and the right equipment on hand, even when you’re not really working.
Today I’m going to write a special piece of content because of the requests I’ve gotten from so many people. A lot of questions have come in over the years on what top bloggers have in common. I’m going to explore this question, and provide you insight into what I’ve seen over the years.
I can’t recall exactly where I first heard (or read) someone say this, so feel free to drop a source link in the comment section if you happen to know. Basically, the person was saying that all bloggers want to do these days is make it big as YouTubers.