Affiliate Marketing

How to Conduct Niche Research for an Affiliate Site

How would you rate a potential affiliate niche? This is a question that I am asked several times a week. Half of the niches I created at affiliate sites were those where I totally fell by chance. The rest is in niches that I've directly targeted But no matter how you find a niche, there is a little research you …


Affiliate Marketing

How to Brainstorm for Profitable Affiliate Niche Ideas

Determine which niche to target is the stumbling block for many wannabe affiliates. As I mentioned in my article on how to do a search on a niche I stumbled upon some of my niches – others that I found and targeted . If you are reading this article then you probably have not stumbled on a niche by chance. …


Tips for Successful Affiliate Program Management

Il existe des milliers d'opinions sur la façon de construire un programme d'affiliation réussie. La façon la plus simple de le résumer est de dire que le gestionnaire d'affiliation doit "Get It". S'ils ne comprennent pas le marketing d'affiliation, le programme ne verra jamais son plein potentiel. Il m'a fallu quelques années pour vraiment l'obtenir. Honnêtement, il n'y a pas …

How I Create a Strategy for a New Blog or Affiliate Site – Part 1 (Identifying the Demographic)

Dans les messages précédents, nous avons discuté de la façon de parvenir à une idée de niche comment recherche une niche avant de l'entrer et comment trouver les meilleurs programmes d'affiliation dans un créneau à promouvoir. Maintenant, il est temps de construire et de promouvoir ce site, non? Wrong. Maintenant, il est temps de créer une stratégie pour la façon …

Affiliate Datafeeds and Duplicate Content in a Panda World

For those who are unfamiliar, Panda is a Google search filter that penalizes (in part) sites that contain a large amount of thin or duplicate content. Panda has been a harsh filter for those who use data feeds in general – be it a merchant or an affiliate. As affiliates, we (and all other competing affiliates) get our data feeds …

Using Google Alerts to Find New Affiliate Programs in Your Niche

Google Alerts is a free service offered by Google that will alert you to new content that Google finds on the Web that contains the keywords that you specify. Google Alerts is most often recommended to monitor your brand and brand of your online competition. But I also use Google Alerts as a way to discover new affiliate programs in …

How to Cloak Affiliate Links (& Why You Should)

I still run my affiliate links through redirects – also referred to as cloaking affiliate links – for several reasons: running my redirects means that I have a click on the account to match the one that the merchant is reporting. Affiliate links are generally ugly and impossible to remember without making a copy / paste. The redirects allow you …

Understanding Affiliate Marketing Lingo (Glossary of Terms)

I get many new potential affiliates on the Sugarrae website and when you've never done affiliate marketing before, any terms can be confusing. I have therefore created this glossary of affiliate marketing terms to help new affiliates and bloggers understand the terminology used in the industry. Above the Fold The section of a site or blog when someone lands on …