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The old adage of "the money is in the list" may not be trendy these days, but it's still as true as ever.
When you build an email list, you're building an asset.
A geo-targeting service has been launched that is designed to increase sales made by Amazon affiliates, or "associates", as Amazon calls them.
Affiliates of iTunes and eBay should also find this service useful.
Washing machines, dishwashers and ovens are among the products successfully promoted by affiliate Kevin Middleton - without any hard sell.
Kevin, who has been full-time affiliate marketing for four years, says that to succeed affiliates need to look for a edge over their competitors. He explains how he how he got started in affiliate marketing, and how his UK price comparison website has an edge over his competitors' sites.
Check your computer hard drive: I bet you have PLR content hidden away, gathering virtual dust. If so, you
Why do some YouTube videos go viral, attracting millions of viewers, while others fail? Researchers at the University of Melbourne believe they have some of the answers.
Running an affiliate marketing business all by yourself can be very rewarding, but at times it can also be a lonely, frustrating way to earn a living. Maintaining motivation and enthusiasm can be a challenge, too, when you're all by yourself.
One way to help solve those problems is to form a business partnership with another affiliate. I interviewed Jeff Ostroff to find out his ideas on how to do that successfully.
Associate Programs Newsletter #491
Whoa! This is one of the better blog posts I've read this year. Jay Stockwell sent me through a blog post he had just finished to see what I thought of it. No one else has seen it yet.
Early this year, Paul Smithson and the University of Bradford set themselves the goal of conducting the world's largest ever traffic survey, to find out once and for all exactly what online marketers are doing when it comes to their traffic building.
The results are well worth reading. They had thousands of marketers - everyone from "newbies" to experts fill out the survey, giving a real insight into exactly what's working (and what's not).
Not enough hours in the day? Outsourcing could be the answer to reaching your dreams of a successful affiliate business.
Why would you want to give your work to someone else?
Leverage! It’s the big L that gives you the big Mo. . . momentum, when your time is limited. By leveraging the skills of others,you can not only get more work done, but you can get it done more quickly and often more efficiently that you can by yourself.
Using sites like Elance, oDesk and RentACoder sounds easy enough but a lot of people have had interesting experiences or lost money. What can you do to get the best out of these tools? How do you find the right person? Why would you bother to outsource when you can do it for free yourself?
List building is a complete waste of time if you don’t regularly send quality emails out to the names you have collected. Regularly doesn’t mean once a year either! It means every month or more often.