Affiliate Marketing Traps

4 Types of Affiliate Terms Traps Jeopardizing Your Commissions

Affiliate Marketing Traps

Most people don’t read the Terms section. It’s a fact. And affiliate marketers don’t make an exception.

Today I’ll reveal three types of traps that sometimes are included in the Affiliate Terms and seriously jeopardize your commissions.

The most unpleasant consequence of some of these traps is that if you don’t read and understand the Terms, then you’ll not be able to detect the trap and you’ll keep promoting such a program.

Awful. A continuous loss of commissions. (more…)

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Reasons Affiliate Banners Don't Get Clicked

7 Reasons Why No One Clicks Your Affiliate Banners

Reasons Affiliate Banners Don't Get Clicked

Placing affiliate banners on your blog is one of the most common blog monetization techniques.

Not the most or the least effective. In-between.

Since the case when (almost) no one clicked a certain banner is not very uncommon, let’s analyze together why such an unpleasant situation usually happens and see what you can do to avoid it.

Speaking about solutions, the easiest one is to remove all banners. Remove all so called distractions and you won’t need to read further. There’s a huge disadvantage though… (more…)

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Blog Monetization - Reviews: How to Deal with the Cons of the Product

Review Strategies: How to Deal with the Cons of a Product

Blog Monetization - Reviews: How to Deal with the Cons of the Product

One of the most effective ways to make money with your blog is writing product reviews.

Since the role of a product review is to pre-sell the product, one of the most difficult decisions you have to take is related to this question:

How to deal with the cons of that product?

You want to make money, right? So the first idea that you may have is that you don’t make money by showing how bad a product is.

That’s not an unrealistic point of view, but I have to confess that I was a little bit tricky… (more…)

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Extend the Reach of Your Product Review

How to Easily Extend the Reach of Your Affiliate Review

Extend the Reach of Your Product Review

Affiliate marketing is a numbers game. The more quality traffic you drive to your affiliate review, the more sales you make.

The question is, “How to reach a wider audience?”

You could increase your marketing budget. You could also work more and promote harder your review. Both are solutions indeed.

But what if I tell you that there’s a third solution that doesn’t involve money and it isn’t related to the time you spend promoting your review?

Got your attention? Keep reading, the solution is coming your way… (more…)

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Ad Tracker Graph

Free Ad Trackers for the Little Marketer

Ad Tracker Graph

You promote a biz opp or an affiliate product by using different marketing techniques. For various reasons, some techniques will get better results than others.

How do you know what marketing actions you should stop or improve? How do you know what you should focus your energy on? There’s only one answer: you have to use an ad tracker. Otherwise, you’re a blind marketer.

Within the next minutes I’ll review the free plans the ad tracking companies offer. (more…)

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How to Turn a Dumb Tactic of Your Affiliates into a Helpful One

Could save all problems in the world. Causes almost every problem in the world

I’ve noticed today a complaint posted on Facebook by C.B., one of my FB friends:

“Some marketers have ZERO integrity! Look at this guy who is marketing my product. He says it is a ‘free download’ and then you click his link and bang, goes to a sales page… I HATE that he is using dishonest marketing to sell my product.”

The truth is that no one likes when his affiliates use misleading techniques. Let’s see if you can solve such an issue and… if you really want to solve it! (I’m not joking!) (more…)

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