I want to address the perceived difference between the strategies used by affiliate marketers and merchants. In researching this post, I read a number of other blog posts and a number of presentations around the topic of how affiliates can get links. It struck me that the tools and techniques being talked about would fit in fine with pretty much any type of link building campaign, whether it was for an affiliate or not.
To illustrate the point, these websites are affiliates:Read more
RSS scraper bots are a big headache for the majority of affiliate marketers (or any webmaster, for that matter). Basically, these are automated tools which less scrupulous marketers can use to steal your content, and then republish it on their own automated blogs or Wordpress sites.
Adding insult to injury, many scraper sites actually wind up ranking higher than the sites they stole their content from! The owners of scraper sites profit by serving Adsense ads, as well as automated...Read more
In today's blog post I'm going to show you some of my secret Web 2.0 strategies that I use to turbocharge my money sites and increase my affiliate marketing income. If you haven't read part 1 of my Web 2.0 miniseries yet, check it out here (it's all about the reasons why you should be using Web 2.0 sites in your marketing campaigns)
AffiloBlueprint has a great SEO section, where Mark covers using Web 2.0 sites to build backlinks to your website. What I'm going to do today is build...Read more
Web 2.0 is one of those jargon terms that is thrown around by almost everyone online. No group are more fond of discussing the pros and cons of Web 2.0 technologies and websites than Internet marketers (I'm encompassing affiliate marketers, SEOs, and anyone else who tries to make money online in this group)
Now we could sit here all day and discuss what Web 2.0 is, but that won't be of any use in terms of actually making money. Instead, today we are looking at WHY affiliate marketers should...Read more
It's no secret that I love blog commenting. Blogs represent everything that is great about Internet technology; they are easy to set up, easy to maintain, attract a more active audience than traditional "static" websites - blogs are also fantastic for SEO. Blog commenting is great for affiliate marketers and webmasters who are looking for a bit of extra link juice and traffic. It's easy, fun, and doesn't take very long to master. Today I'm going to give you the SEO blog commenting 101 so...Read more