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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Making money with your blog failed? Let's find some solutions!

Did Your Blog Monetization Fail? Food for Thought

Making money with your blog failed? Let's find some solutions!

The bad news is that there’s no undone button. The good news is that the future can be modified. But only if you accept that you’ve made some mistakes and you need to change something.

“It’s not your fault” and “You have been lied to” are copywriting tricks used in salesletters. And words to be addressed to kids. Grownups have to face the truth: if it didn’t work, it is your fault. You have taken all the decisions regarding your blog, haven’t you?

I don’t want you to feel bad or guilty. But telling you how great you are after you’ve just failed won’t help you improve anything. I will deliver exactly what I promised you in the title… food for thought. (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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Why Your Blog Comments Didn't Generate Traffic to Your Blog

9 Reasons Why Your Blog Comments Didn’t Generate Traffic

Why Your Blog Comments Didn't Generate Traffic to Your Blog

One of the blog commenting objectives is the generation of traffic to the commenter’s own blog.

The timing, the quality of the comment, the commenting platform are some of the factors that have different impacts on the amount of traffic generated by the comment.

The more factors you take into consideration when deciding and then refining your blog commenting strategy, the more traffic to your blog.

Yep. Blog commenting strategy. You must have one. Commenting is a time consuming activity. (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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