As you might be aware, October 2010 is the month we’re talking about all things social media here on Affilorama.
This ‘web 2.0’ stuff can be pretty baffling to many of us because it is simply so new, and it’s growing at such a fast rate it can out pace even the most savvy of us!
How are we ever supposed to keep up? Do you even bother trying to figure it all out? Well if you’re an affiliate marketer, you definitely should.
Not to worry, we have a ton of resources on Affilorama that can help you get up to speed.
With lessons and blogs on social media buried amongst other stuff, we’ve put a list together for you here that links to everything from the one place! We’ll keep this updated, so it’s a good idea to bookmark this post now so you can easily refer back to it.
Internet 101:Especially useful for those who don’t know a tweet from a text
If you’re a complete newbie, you might like to check out our social media section of our Internet 101 course.
This begins by answering the question: What is social media?
It also addresses other key areas, so you’ve got a solid foundation of knowledge before diving into things a little more deeply:
- What is a blog and how do I use one?
- What is a social network?
- What is a media sharing site?
- What other kinds of social media sites are there?
Free Video Lessons
Next, we’ve got a whole bunch of free video lessons in our Web 2.0 Marketing Ideas section. Following are a selection of what you will find there:
- How to use Twitter for Affiliate Marketing
- Affiliate Marketing on Facebook
- Four bonus Web 2.0 tips
- The Web 2.0 Backlink Method
- Introduction to Squidoo
- How to create a Squidoo Lens
- The Best of the Social Bookmarking Sites
A trip down memory lane: The Affilorama Blog
You can also take a trip down memory lane and browse our social media musings, tips and tricks that we’ve covered along the way:
Mark spends an entire week covering Web 2.0 for linkbuilding in his AffiloBlueprint course. So if you want a truly step by step instructional guide to social media for affiliate marketing, then this is the place for you.
Don’t forget about our forum either, our Marketing Ideas and Social Media section is just the place for discussing social media with fellow affiliate marketers.
Remember to bookmark this post for future reference (right click, select ‘bookmark this page’) and keep your eyes peeled for next week, where we’ll be taking a close look at Facebook’s Advertising platform.