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5 Common Affiliate Marketing Scams To Watch Out For

5 Common Affiliate Marketing Scams To Watch Out For

Affiliate marketing is a legitimate industry. There are no two ways about that. Don't let anyone tell you the whole industry is a scam!

However, there definitely are some affiliate marketing scams that we've seen people fall prey to. This often happens to newbies and leaves them with a bad taste in their mouths.

We don't want you to become disillusioned with affiliate marketing, so keep reading and stay safe. 

Affiliate Marketing Scam Examples

Like any other online industry,...

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Beauty Blog 101: Makeup Affiliate Programs to Help Get You Started

Beauty Blog 101: Makeup Affiliate Programs to Help Get You Started

I read the title of this post and I hear a collective groan from our male affiliate marketers. Beauty Blog? Beauty Blog!? Like, what is that? 

For all of those not in the know, a beauty blog is a blog with a focus on fashion and makeup. It's really all about makeup, but some bloggers have expanded to include fashion in their content. After all, a pretty face goes perfectly with a pretty frock. 

Beauty blogs publish makeup reviews like this and feature how-to articles or videos...

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10 Tips to Drive Affiliate Marketing Success for Your Ecommerce Store

10 Tips to Drive Affiliate Marketing Success for Your Ecommerce Store

Can you trace 16 percent of your revenue to one source?

The digital marketing world is benefiting from one type of promotion that accounts for 16 percent of all online spending.

That promotion is: Affiliate marketing.

If you’re not honed in on the benefits of affiliate marketing, you’re missing out of what’s expected to be a $6.8 billion industry by 2020.

Starting an ecommerce business and generating sales is much more than pushing a product into someone’s inbox or Facebook...

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Do-follow Links vs No-follow Links - Does it really matter?

Do-follow Links vs No-follow Links - Does it really matter?

One of the biggest debates in the SEO world (and one that shows absolutely no signs of ever going away) is the do-follow vs no-follow links debate. There is one camp who stringently argue that the only links worth anything are do-follow ones; on the other hand, there is a group who say that it doesn't really matter.

So who is right and who is wrong? Is there any hard evidence when it comes to do-follow vs no-follow and their importance to the humble affiliate marketer? 

The Do-Follow...

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Affiliate Marketing for Beginners: How to Make Your First Affiliate Marketing Sale in 7 Steps

Affiliate Marketing for Beginners: How to Make Your First Affiliate Marketing Sale in 7 Steps

The lure of affiliate marketing is undeniable; who can resist passive income?

But to make that passive income happen, you have got to put in some work first. 

To succeed in affiliate marketing, there are a number of crucial steps you must take before you earn that first affiliate profits. And these steps are, well … not passive.

The good news is that if you’re determined to make this work and are willing to put in the time and effort, you’re already well on your way to...

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