Note: This is a guest blog post by Irina Linnik. Inbound marketing is becoming widespread across the industries and e-commerce is no exception. As HubSpot puts it,
When it comes to making money online, we all have our own story on how we first got started. For myself, it was actually back in the mid-90s in the AOL Web Diner Chat Room. I was making 46×860 graphic banners for people and their websites,
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,
Can one be an affiliate without a website? If so, how can websiteless affiliate marketing be done? This popular question is answered in my today’s post (and the corresponding video). You will not only find the answer to the core question,
Affiliate marketing payment methods constitute one of most important aspects you need to sort out before launching your affiliate program. They determine not only your financial obligations to your affiliates but also how potential affiliates will see your program.
Note: This is a guest blog post by Adam Enfroy (and excellent one, we must admit). The ecommerce industry is growing rapidly at a rate of 23% year-over-year. Yet, many ecommerce stores still lack the proper marketing strategy to build awareness and drive visitors to purchase.
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.
People are always asking me what’s the best products to promote online? My answer has always been the same. When looking for an affiliate program to promote, you should look for the follow features.
Over the last several months, I’ve been putting huge emphasis on networking, and what it can do for your business. Many people will agree that networking with the right people is essential to building a growing business. However,
Did you know what’s the best way to sell something online? “Best way to sell something: don’t sell anything. Earn the awareness, respect, and trust of those who might buy”. – Rank Fishkin, SEO guru So what’s the best way to create awareness and trust from your website? If you said, “about us page”,