This is the first ever Affilorama Niche Markets blog post to my knowledge and my choice for this week's niche would probably come as a big surprise. Our Niche of the Week is Diablo III. In this blog post we are also going to look at some of the best Diablo 3 affiliate programs.
I chose this niche purely for selfish reasons. I love the game. I have been playing this game since the first version came out late in the 90s. The sequel, Diablo II and its expansion Diablo II: Lord...Read more
When you think of affiliate marketing, what name springs to mind? If you're anything like me, then you probably think of Clickbank. After all, Clickbank is pretty much the biggest name in affiliate marketing. With a massive array of products available for you to promote, big commissions (of up to 75%) on offer, and even recurring products available, why would you go anywhere else?
For many affiliates, leaving the safe haven of Clickbank is an absolute no-no. However, in this blog post I'm...Read more
When I first started affiliate marketing, one of the easiest ways to build links and get big amounts of targeted traffic was to submit links to the social bookmarking site, Digg. The excitement of writing a new blog post or article, just for the link juice and visitors that submitting to Digg would bring, was pretty awesome.
In many ways, Digg was a precursor to the viral factor of websites like Facebook and Twitter. We all use social websites for sharing content with our friends that we...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
If you use Google Analytics then you will probably have noticed a metric called "bounce rate". Plainly speaking, this is a measure of the percentage of people who left your site from the same page they entered it, without having visited any other pages (you can check out the official Google definition here).
A high bounce rate tends to indicate that your landing pages aren't very relevant to visitors. This reflects poorly on your website, and also has a negative impact on your search...Read more