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Why it's bad to assume your visitors are smart - Dealing with "The 30% Brain"

Why it's bad to assume your visitors are smart - Dealing with "The 30% Brain"

When I first started working in internet marketing, I hated it so much.

All these cheap strategies to gain and hold people's attentions... the long sales letters, the yellow highlighter, the "bonuses", and the "but wait... there's more!"

They all seemed so nasty, and so primitive. I'd come from a background in graphic design, psychology, and technical copywriting, on top of ten years experience as a web user. I thought, "I would SOOO never buy any of these products! It sounds like an...

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How giving yourself a break can make you more productive

How giving yourself a break can make you more productive

I was heartened by the comments left on my last blog post to see that many people are in the same boat as me. Someone asked: where are the 6 solutions to the 6 affiliate marketing hurdles?

Good question... but I think it's the wrong one to ask. There aren't 6 universal solutions - everyone experiences their own hurdles differently, and overcomes them due to their own merit (just take a look at the comments in ‘Top 6 hurdles for an affiliate marketing newbie').

One thing that does...

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Is Eben Pagan the real deal?

Is Eben Pagan the real deal?

Hi everyone,

Over the years I've indulged myself in reverse engineering different successful people's businesses.

Eben Pagan (A.K.A. David De Angelo), the multimillionaire owner of DoubleYourDating.com (and 9 other niche websites) is one guy that I've followed extra closely.

I've even gone to the lengths of buying several of his niche products to figure out his marketing sequences, product quality, where his upsells are, and so forth.

Here are some photos that illustrates the lengths that I go...

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Affiliate Sales Videos – How to convert great sales using online video

Affiliate Sales Videos – How to convert great sales using online video

The following guest blog post is from Alen Sultanic:

Hi Affilorama blog readers,

Let ME ask YOU a simple question....

 “What if you could create a quick 5 minute video that could potentially change everything you know about making money as an affiliate?”

Take a moment, and think about that...and if your reply is,  “Sure Alen, let’s hear it”...then here it is.

You see, I’ve done pretty well with what are now known as “sales videos."

What I’ve learned is pretty amazing, and I’ll share that with you...

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The Classic Online Marketing Mistake

The Classic Online Marketing Mistake

The following blog post is a guest post by internet marketing expert Matt Carter.

Hey everybody, in this post I am going to reveal what I have learned to be one of the biggest success killers of any new online business. You may well have done this, or are doing it right now, so I encourage you to read this post carefully.

There is an old saying that goes something like this:"A Jack of all trades but a master of none".

Most of you will know what that means, but for those of you...

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