Speaking from the perspective of someone who has successfully made her living online since 1998 with affiliate marketing – and now in addition to building AM (affiliate marketing) sites, also writes, consults and speaks extensively on the subject – I’ve become increasingly frustrated with tricksters – um, I mean self-appointed *expert* affiliate marketing coaches and […]
Affiliate marketing is a revenue-sharing arrangement between online merchants and distributors (affiliates) in which the affiliate earns a commission.
As this message is being sent out, my friend Ed and I are winging our way across the Pacific from Vancouver to Beijing. We’re taking a 3 week tour of China that includes stays in Beijing, Shanghai, Guilin (the mammary mountain region), Xian (to see the terra-cotta warriors) and lastly, Hong Kong (to buy fake […]
Of the following 3 choices for starting an online business, which would you recommend?
As an affiliate marketer, it’s astonishing to see how many online merchants don’t have an affiliate programs in place to market their goods. That’s just crazy! Basically, they’re LEAVING MONEY ON THE TABLE… and lots of it. Who knows? Maybe they’re afraid of ‘sharing’ their profits and ‘losing out’ somehow? Again, that’s Crazy! Having hundreds […]
Building an affiliate web site that sells between 5 and 20 products is relatively quick and easy to do. An experienced webmaster could build a site like 101Date.com in a weekend. If it took a week or even a month to build, that’s a minor investment in a site that will reap rewards for years […]
When I started affiliate marketing back in early 1998, getting paid in U.S. Dollars was a huge bonus to me as a Canadian resident. At that time, one US dollar was valued at $1.43 Canadian. By late 2001, the greenback translated into $1.60 Canadian. Woohoo! Even if my merchants’ product prices and commission rates remained […]
What would you do if your affiliate earnings suddenly dropped from $50,000 per month to $2,000 per month; or from $2,000 per month to absolutely no income at all? How would you pay your super-sized mortgage and auto loans? Never mind trivial items like shelter and transportation – who’s going to pay the groceries? Your […]