Note: This is a guest blog post by Shane Barker. The views and opinions expressed herein are those of the author. If you’ve been in the digital marketing industry for a while, you know that SEO and affiliate marketing have had a rocky history.
The SEO and online marketing tactics that we discuss on this blog can be used for much more than making your own websites and running your own affiliate campaigns.
Almost all businesses have come to the realization that they can benefit from online marketing and particularly SEO services.Yes, there are those who have their heads buried in the sand and refuse to adapt to the new reality that faces businesses of all sizes: You must have an online presence.
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 are few industries in the world like internet and affiliate marketing. Not only has it become an amazing business opportunity for individuals, businesses and brands of all sizes,
Software has always been one of the most lucrative and fascinating ways to make money online — for both brands and affiliate marketers. The reason for this is that software solutions usually have much higher margins than traditional affiliate offers,
We're well and truly into 2016 now — isn't it a bit late to be making resolutions?Well...how many of your new year resolutions did you stick to? This is your chance to hit reset and start again.A new year makes us all feel a little bit introspective.
If you’re reading this, statistically speaking… you probably weren’t very good at school weren’t necessarily the cool kid were somewhat of a dork / nerd have the business ambition & energy of a NYC homeless crackhead looking for quick fix Ok, that was a bad analogy.
Google has had a love–hate relationship with affiliates since the dawn of affiliate marketing [some of which is reflected in/on this SEObook's infographic on how Google views affiliate marketers]. Just a few months ago (on January 27,
Most people think making money from a blog is really hard. But the truth is it’s not. Anyone who knows how to sell can make a decent income online. If you have ever wondered how to make money blogging, this is the RIGHT place for you.
Oh man, a guest post about increasing affiliate sales on my favorite affiliate marketing blog run by Zac Johnson? This is so crazy. Let me tell you one thing really quickly. Making money from affiliate marketing is NOT a rocket science. Look at people like Pat Flynn, Darren Rowse,
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,
If you are setting up an affiliate program, you will need to take time to create an affiliate program agreement for it. Launching a program without clear rules or policies put in place is always a huge mistake.
How do you do affiliate marketing with Amazon? Believe it or not, this is one of the most frequently asked affiliate marketing questions of all time. With Amazon running a highly successful affiliate program,
On March 8, the International Women’s Day, I posted the first part of this super series of interviews with the women of affiliate marketing. As I wrote back then, the volume of responses I had received was nothing short of astounding, and I thought:
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.
Over the past 3 months, I realized that it takes much more than putting sloppy pictures to succeed in online selling on eBay and Amazon. I learned it the hard way, and the failures and successes I had allowed me to narrow down the seven fundamental things you need to succeed in both Amazon and […]
The options to make money online are nearly unlimited whether you want to sell a service or products. Technology has made online business global as customers can visit a website from anywhere in the world.
You know what’s great about working for yourself? You know, aside from the sense of personal fulfillment and pride of ownership that you get to enjoy? It’s the privilege and flexibility to set your own schedule, working when you want, where you want, in whatever manner you want.