Over the past almost 20 years, I’ve used a multitude of different email addresses to sign up for affiliate programs and affiliate networks. In 1997, I used the address linked to my first Internet service provider, which became unusable when I left Prince George, B.C. a couple of years later and signed up with a […]
Affiliate marketing is a revenue-sharing arrangement between online merchants and distributors (affiliates) in which the affiliate earns a commission.
Readers often ask me questions regarding the acceptable use of photos and content that they’ve found on other websites and I’m SO glad that those folks take the time to ask the question – so they can avoid getting into legal issues over copyright infringement! Thankfully, I learned the most important lesson about copyright infringement […]
I hate having to sort through fake reviews to find honest reviews, don’t you? Here’s a real-life example… While playing my daily $20 allotment of video poker and quaffing a complimentary Heineken in the hotel nearest the RV park where we staying in Vegas a few nights ago, I asked the bartender, Tom, what he […]
Do you check your merchant’s product pages to see if they post affiliate links on their site? If you don’t, you’ll start after reading this post! A new product showed up on my radar recently that looked like it could be of real benefit to my audience of affiliate marketing entrepreneurs and webmasters, so I […]
When you have don’t have much to invest in your new online business, it may seem prudent to build your business on a site like WordPress.com, Blogger.com, Weebly or some other service that offers free domains and websites. However, choosing a free domain or hosting is a HUGE affiliate marketing mistake. While I’m all for […]
In January 2016, I started a year-long series of articles about affiliate marketing mistakes. Here they are in order of publication date: Affiliate Marketing Mistake #1: Blindly Jumping Off a Cliff Affiliate Marketing Mistake #2: Choosing the Wrong Niche Affiliate Marketing Mistake #3: Bad Writing Affiliate Marketing Mistake #4: Not Owning It Affiliate Marketing Mistake […]
Imagine for a moment the steps you would take to start a brick and mortar business. Understanding that opening a store is a time-consuming and costly venture, you would (at very least): have considerable interest in, and knowledge about, the niche in which you plan to sell; determine whether there is a market for the […]