Despite the negative impact of Google's algorithm updates to many affiliate sites these past 3 years, many experts still believe that affiliate marketing will still be a very profitable online business model (well, I also do).
The truth is, most affiliate sites are hit by updates such as Panda and Penguin, not because of their site’s build/form/architecture or because they are just 3rd party sites. I believe that it’s mostly caused by the tactics many have used in the past that they have...Read more
I recently received a question from one of my students and I thought I'd answer it here as a blog post.
"What would you do if you had to start all over again?"
Well, to answer that question in detail, I'll give you some background on what worked when I first started, what I'm doing now, and then what I would do if I had to start over from scratch....
When I first started in affiliate marketing back in 1999, it was almost too easy. You'd put a webpage online, put the...Read more
Remember those new AffiloTools dashboard redesigns I told you about a few weeks ago?
Just a quick easter egg for your weekend - the first of those design/usability changes is now available!
If you log into AffiloTools, you should see our new, designs in the header navigation and sidebar.
There's still some stuff from the old designs and color scheme which won't change just yet (e.g. the project dropdown), but the sidebar menu should already look better and be more...Read more
The primary goal of internet marketing is to bring traffic to a website. But let’s face it: While a lot of us are successful in bringing in traffic to our website, this does not mean that we are successful at our marketing campaign unless we make a sale.
Unfortunately, it has never been easy to convert website traffic into sales. A lot of websites are very successful in attracting visitors but very few can really convert visitors into customers.
If you are not gaining any sale from...Read more
Woohoo! It's nearly the weekend, which means it's time for some end-of-the-week AffiloTools awesomeness!
There's a lot of you using the Beta, and I've been getting a lot of really useful feedback - keep it coming!
We've been working hard behind the scenes, adding new features, and improving the usability and stability of the software (it's definitely still a Beta).
Today I wanted to show you the biggest thing we've been working on; I'm really excited about this, because it's the...Read more