Category Archives: Affiliate Marketing

They Will Follow Orders!

I saw Alice Seba’s point out four ways to make more money with affiliate programs. I do agree with this point she made… – Don’t give too many choices. If you’re creating “how to” materials, you might want to recommend certain products for the job. For example, if you’re talking about how to set up…

CraigsList Marketing

I ran across a forum discussion concerning affiliate marketing on CraigsList. The question? “How do you market on Craigslist without being banned?” There is an aggressive “anti-capitalist” flavor to the website — which only makes sense when the company is headquartered in liberal San Francisco. They ban most ads that link directly to ClickBank. My…

Have You Heard Of Google Idol?

This was an ingenious money-maker… A cam vs cam lipsyncing competition that has generated a huge amount of buzz! Revenue streams: Adwords and affiliate income.

Amazon Product Previews

Amazon is coming out with a new service that creates a hover ad whenever someone “hovers” over a link with their cursor. Here is a link to what the ads look like. It is in beta testing now…

Affiliate Program For PayPal? YEP!

My fantasy goddess has just clued me in that you can Start Your Own Affiliate Program With Paypal Or Stormpay – FREE. Definitely worth a look.

Lynn Terry Admits She’s A Geek!

My friend Lynn Terry created this entry to promote Paul Short’s new book on RSS called RSS Exposed. If you look back through her entries you will see something that is VERY intelligent — and that I teach in my Goldblogging course… She builds anticipation! And that is key. Not just with blogging but also…

Red-Hot WIth Anger!

I am red hot with anger right now. Last week someone bought the GoldBlogging System from me — and I noticed it was a sale from an affiliate that I did not recognize. Even though I use ClickBank, I have not set up an affiliate program — and here is why: 1) I don’t want…

Is Your Affiliate Commission To High?

I have a friendship with Rebecca Hagel the talented author of The Missing Link and today we were discussing affiliate commissions. I am revamping my affiliate program and asked her advice on setting my commission. I wanted to know what her thinking was on it. Currently my affiliate commission is set at 20% — which…

Amazon RSS Feeds

RSS feeds are a way to add content to your site easily. This frees you up to concentrate on other things. RSS feeds can also earn you money if someone enterprising thinks about it. Chris Pirillo the genius behind LockerGnome and GnomeTomes recently developed RSS feeds for Amazon products. For a small fee, he would…

CafePress Boycott

CafePress Boycott It seems that CafePress is scamming people now out of their hard-earned money. They have begun charging an additional 5% fee, that is taken out of OUR commission checks. But wait! Here is the biggy… They are claiming that they own the rights to all images that YOU develop and that they sell!…