Q and A: Pay Per Click Search Engine Marketing

Curious about pay per click search engine marketing? Here are some of the most common questions that I regularly answer on the topic: What is Pay-Per-Click Advertising? Does Pay-Per-Click Advertising Really Work? Should I Bid the Top Spot? How Many Keywords Do I Need? Where Do I Find Merchant Keyword Lists? How Do I Do […]

Wordtracker Announces Beta Tool

I received the following from Wordtracker yesterday morning about their beta version of the new Wordtracker tool. We’d like you to try out the new tool and tell us what you think, as your feedback will help us prioritize what still needs to be done. You’ll discover: (i) A new dashboard feature that allows you […]

MIVA Acquired by Adknowledge

I received the following announcement from MIVA Media on March 13th, announcing their acquisition by Adknowledge. For those of you that don’t use MIVA pay per click advertising, or have heard that it’s a waste of time — read my comments at the end of the announcement… Dear Advertiser, We are emailing today with important […]

Paying $5.77 Per Click — Is He NUTS?

I spy with my little eye and see a Clickbank affiliate paying $4.01 per click to promote a product via a direct-link from the top spot in Google Adwords on a term that shows an average of 5,400 searches per month. He’s also paying $2.52 for another keyword phrase with that gets 6,000 searches per […]

Review: Google Cash Detective Unveils Your Competition

I spy with my little eye and see a Clickbank affiliate paying $4.01 per click to promote SPYware Remover  via a direct-link from the top spot in Google Adwords  on the term “download remover spyware”, a term that shows an average of 5,400 searches per month. This affiliate is also paying $2.52 to be in […]

How and Why PPC Search Affiliates are Changing Direction

I cheered inwardly during our “Super Affiliate PPC Marketing Strategies” session at Affiliate Summit, when Amit Mehta stated that he would eventually focus primarily on creating content or ‘authority sites’, adding that is what all search affiliates should consider doing. The other day I cheered aloud after reading Jeremy Palmer’s latest newsletter in which he […]