Most people don’t read the Terms section. It’s a fact. And affiliate marketers don’t make an exception.
Today I’ll reveal four types of traps that sometimes are included in the Affiliate Terms and seriously jeopardize your commissions. (more…)
Both the bloggers and the other email marketers send their emails via professional email marketing services. So what’s so specific to bloggers?
Well, some blogs send emails… “New blog post” email notifications. Or “Your comment on the post X has a new reply.”
No third party service to help your email deliverability. You’re on your own. (more…)
Several days ago I logged into my Pinterest account. Quite many messages were waiting for me in the Messages tab.
All of them were claiming that X or Y sent me a pin. Geez, everyone suddenly started to spam me?
Very unlikely. I said to myself, “There’s something fishy here, Pinterest.”
So I took a break and I pinned something to a group board that I created.
Huge surprise… I got a message that claimed that I sent a pin. It even had the option of reporting it as spam. Kind of reporting myself for the spam I didn’t send. (more…)
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…)