Affiliate Marketing 102 – Placement of Affiliate Links

Since you are going to be using free blogging service it’s important that you never directly link to an affiliate offer, especially with blogger. I had a blog deleted because I posted a direct link to an affiliate offer from PDC. It’s not a secret now that Google hates affiliates, so be careful. So the… Continue reading Affiliate Marketing 102 – Placement of Affiliate Links

Affiliate Marketing 102: Building a Free Blogger Blog for Affiliate Marketing

Another free blogging service, which is easy to rank in search engines if you do it right, is Google’s own blogger.com. The reason it’s easy to rank is that Google gives blogger.com so much authority (I don’t really know why) that I’ve seen some blogger blogs ranking in the top 5 with less than 60… Continue reading Affiliate Marketing 102: Building a Free Blogger Blog for Affiliate Marketing

Affiliate Marketing 101: Affiliate Marketing Tools

In the past post I wrote about different types of affiliate sites and how I use all three of them to maximize my earnings from affiliate marketing. In this post I will write about the tools I use and why I picked them up from the growing pile of service providers. This post might sound… Continue reading Affiliate Marketing 101: Affiliate Marketing Tools

Affiliate Marketing 101: Your Affiliate site

In the last post I wrote about the catalyst, which (in plain English) is your effort to get the market to buy your affiliate product. And I hope we agree on that the best way to convince your audience to buy your affiliate product is to pre-sell them on your site. Today I’ll go through… Continue reading Affiliate Marketing 101: Your Affiliate site

Affiliate Marketing 101: Catalysts

Now that you have a product and a market you need to bring the product to the market. And to bring the product to the market you need a catalyst (as in chemistry) that brings the two together on a medium that facilitates the reaction (in our case the reaction is the purchase or subscription).… Continue reading Affiliate Marketing 101: Catalysts

Affiliate Marketing 101: Product Research

Now that you have the thirsty market that is ready to absorb your products, it’s time to find those products. And to do this there is nothing easier than going to Google and┬ásearching for the features of the product. On the site of the product if there is an affiliate program in place you’ll find… Continue reading Affiliate Marketing 101: Product Research

Affiliate Marketing 101: What to Promote (Market Research)

Market research is the first task you should do as an affiliate marketer. Find a thirsty market, provide a product they want (not necessarily they need), bring it to them, and you are very likely to be in profit. This is way easier than finding a product and trying to find someone to buy it.… Continue reading Affiliate Marketing 101: What to Promote (Market Research)

Affiliate Marketing 101: Introduction

Introduction Affiliate marketing is the process of bringing the buyers to the seller and getting paid a commission per sale or customer you bring in (lead). This is the simplest definition for the term affiliate marketing. Affiliate marketing in the online world is to bring Internet traffic to your affiliate link to a product, service,… Continue reading Affiliate Marketing 101: Introduction