A 3-Step Blueprint for Smart Affiliate Marketing

ProBlogger

Building a blog that gets huge traffic isn’t necessarily hard, but converting that traffic into sales can be. There are literally hundreds of genuine ways to make money online but if you want to make money even while you sleep, you need to consider affiliate marketing.

Affiliate Marketing: Cult or Cash Cow?

ProBlogger

This is a guest post from communications and marketing consultant Brook McCarthy. Each affiliate promised this course would bring clarity, a well-trod path to business success, and digital kinship which, as an online marketing professional, is sacrosanct. Affiliate Programs

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Entrepreneurs: Affiliate Marketing and the Balance of Trust

Jon Loomer

This isn’t your typical blog post about affiliate marketing for entrepreneurs. Affiliate marketing does have its place for entrepreneurs. The purpose of this post isn’t for you to run away scared of affiliate marketing. Some of my marketing friends are very effective at it. I leave many thousands of dollars on the table because affiliate marketing makes me feel dirty. The Benefits of Affiliate Marketing.

15 Indirect Affiliate Marketing Tricks that Work

ProBlogger

This guest post is by Harrison Li of Blog Lectures. Now, I’m not just talking about blog posts, squeeze pages, or sales pages. This isn’t always the case, but if you’re an affiliate for an ebook, it is recommended that you write a short book review or jot down some of the valuable information you can find inside the actual book, and give it to your readers free. Affiliate links: to cloak or not? The question was, “Do you disclose affiliate links?”

When Affiliate Marketing Can Be a WIN/WIN/WIN Situation

ProBlogger

Their product was a quality one from a source I trusted and it was relevant to our readers so I sold them a banner ad that would run in the sidebar of my blog for the duration of a month for the cost of $2000. Obviously I was happy with this affiliate campaign. Affiliate Programs

Best Internet Marketing Posts of 2010

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

2010 by far was the biggest year yet in the Internet Marketing realm. Here’s how I do it : I read and review hundreds — thousands — of articles yearly, on all Internet Marketing topics from SEO to social media to general entrepreneurship (new for 2010!), Blogging.

Monetize Influence and Lessen It

Geoff Livingston

This old debate goes back to paid blogging and affiliate marketing. When you add affiliate links, sponsorship, consultancies, clients, advertisements, products and other forms of monetization to the mix, a transition occurs.

10 Ways to Make Money Online on Black Friday and Cyber Monday

Kikolani

For affiliate marketers and product creators, Black Friday and Cyber Monday are golden opportunities. Tips for Affiliate Marketers. Are you an affiliate marketer? Here are some tips to help you increase your affiliate profits this month.

How to Use Niche Publishers to Drive Revenue

Convince & Convert

It’s no secret that affiliate programs are a great way to get your brand out there. But unfortunately, if you pick the wrong affiliates, this strategy can also be a huge waste of time and money. The most common way to build affiliate networks is to use discount sites.

Rae Hoffman-Dolan to Speak at DFWSEM in Dallas October 19th on Affiliate Marketing

Bill Hartzer

I co-founded the Dallas Search Engine Marketing Association. If you are a business owner who sells products online, you’ll be able to learn why you should start and affiliate program, and how to attract affiliates like Rae Hoffman-Dolan to help you sell your products.

10 PPC Blogs Every Marketer Should Read

Convince & Convert

When I first started my own digital ad agency, all I had was a strong passion for marketing. ” That was when I came across these words in a Moz blog: You offer SEO, Web Design, and PPC. If there was one thing I wanted to do in my life, it was digital marketing.

20+ Commonly Asked Questions About Blogging & Online Marketing

Kikolani

As each year passes, blog marketing techniques evolve. I receive a lot of questions on a regular basis about blogging, online marketing, and traffic generation, so I thought I would share my answers in this post. Blog Platform. How long should my blog posts be?

6 Highly Effective Ways to Collect Leads Via Your Blog

ProBlogger

In the early days of blogging, there were lots of small niche blogs that resembled online journals or diaries. However, as the internet evolved, so did blogging. To use a business term, blogging has become a key source for lead generation. Maximize Your Blog’s Value.

11 Tools For Creating a Money Making Blog

Kikolani

Do you have an existing blog that you would like to monetize, or would you like to start blogging and making money at the same time? Blogging is an excellent way to share your thoughts, experiences, and expertise with a wide audience. Blogging apps blog money making tips

How To Make More Money Blogging

The Social Media Hat

Blogging How To Make More Money Blogging. That's what makes it possible for you to continue blogging and following whatever it is you're passionate about. But as important as money is to continuing blogging, it's also one of the most challenging aspects of serious blogging.

How to Make Money Online Through Blogging and Writing

Kikolani

If you are a blogger trying to make money online and the recommended powerful ways to make money with advertising, affiliate marketing, and creating products is not working out for you, then you need to focus on doing something you’re already probably good at – creating content. Writing is my number one source of income that has been a result of my blogging activities. The following are my tips for getting a paid contributor spot on a great blog.

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Find Complementary Affiliate Products In Your Niche

Small Business Mavericks

Affiliate marketing is a great way to increase your revenue opportunities. If you own a service business, you can find a couple of complementary affiliate products in your niche to promote to your audience, but I recommend focusing first on making yourself an authority in you niche. That said, Rae Hoffman shares some good ideas on her blog about finding niche affiliate products. Scour the affiliate networks, but don’t buy every sales pitch.

44 Blogging Questions and Answers

Kikolani

I would have to say that it was the fastest and hardest I’ve typed within one hour, but it was a great experience where I got to really learn a lot about what blogging questions people have today. Social Media Examiner’s Live Blogging Q&A. Blogging During the Holidays.

Women in Blogging: 125 Fearless Female Bloggers

Kikolani

I took a look at 14 lists that have come out over the last year for the top bloggers, social media marketers, search marketers, and entrepreneurs. Her blog, But You’re a Girl , covers a ton of topics including blogging, business, events, technlogy, Google, WordPress, and more.

How To Make Time To Grow A Successful Blog When You Have A Full-Time Job

ProBlogger

I didn’t have much time to spend on it, as I was working full-time and working towards my Finance MBA, but I used every little minute of extra time that I had so that I could create a successful blog. As you can tell, I absolutely love blogging. on your blog. Start a Blog

The Ultimate Guide to Making an Affiliate Income from Your Blog

Viper Chill

A few years ago I wouldn’t have written a blog post about affiliate marketing. These days it’s all about trust and authority – you need your readers to see your blog as an authority and you need Google to trust your SEO strategy. Affiliates Blogging

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The Future of Blogging: I Had to Tell You This

Viper Chill

This is an important blog post, because it makes a prediction. A prediction about the future of blogging; a platform actively used by over 181 million people (Nielsen data for October 2011). What Steve Kamb did to build a six-figure blog in the overly saturated health niche.

How to Generate Blog Post Ideas

Viper Chill

More specifically, I’ve feared that I would run out of blog post ideas. You can find blogs that will give you a few link building tips each week and then I go ahead and write 15 in one post. I was too, and I totally fine with sharing this on the blog. Home What the F ?

Get Blog Post Promotion: The Ultimate Guide Today!

Kikolani

We have all heard the phrase “Content is King&# over and over again when it comes to the success of any piece of writing, whether it is for blog posts, articles, sales copy, and so on. So now, it’s time to increase your traffic and change your blog post promotion strategies! If you are happy with the money you’re making from paid guest blogging and freelance writing, then you may not need this guide either. “So you wrote a blog post.

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Make it Easy for Your Readers to Participate

ProBlogger

At Blog World Expo this year, I was in a great session on using Facebook pages by Amy Porterfield. The same principle applies to generating comments on your blog … or any other attempt at reader engagement, for that matter. Another example of this was recently when a sponsor ran a competition on my photography blog. The sponsor decided not to run the competition with us and I later saw them do it on another blog. Originally at: Blog Tips at ProBlogger.

How I Built a Blog That Earned $10,000 in 5 Months

Kikolani

Working on these websites compelled me to do extensive research on my own, and that’s when I decided to start my own blog “ Kaiserthesage ” (late June of 2010), to test things that are related to my work, which is mostly on generating traffic and converting them. All that really mattered to me back then was to do massive experiments using my personal blog. The 2-Month Online Marketing Strategy. I got them through my blog posts. Blogging

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The Full Blog Monetization Menu – 60+ Ways to Make Money With Your Blog

ProBlogger

You think about it all the time – how great it would be to make money from your blog. Making money from your blog is not something that happens by accident. Once you understand all of the possible ways to monetize your blog, it’s much easier to devise the right plan.

From Miserable Telemarketer to Successful Entrepreneur: How Starting a Blog Changed My Life

ProBlogger

I didn’t have any formal education other than high school and a 2-year-short piece of garbage degree in marketing that was worth nothing more than a seat behind the register in your nearest supermarket. Finally, I decided to start a blog. Getting started with blogging.

How to Sell Affiliate Products on Pinterest

ProBlogger

They make it easy for you the vendor to market a product and they also make it easy for users to find products they might be interested in buying. My assistant features those books via my Amazon affiliate link. Categorize your affiliate products by creating separate boards.

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Fetching Friday – Resources Mashup & Blog World Preview

Kikolani

This post is part of a weekly series, Fetching Friday, featuring the best posts of the week in blogging, making money online, SEO, and social media on kikolani.com. Blogging / Writing. Use mindmapping and inspiration to ensure you never run out of blog post ideas.

Measure Twice, Cut Your Blog Once

The Social Media Hat

Blogging Measure Twice, Cut Your Blog Once. Whether we're talking about carpentry or blogging, time is money. Blog Evolution. Over the years, my blog has evolved, as has yours no doubt. My sense of what's required for each individual blog post.

Blogging And Podcasting As A Business Model

Twist Image

The question is not if you can make money from Blogging and Podcasting, the question is how. There are many people (and media entities) that make money from Blogging and Podcasting. The challenge is that there are also multiple ways of making money indirectly from Blogging and Podcasting that seem to be most attractive to the content producers. He gets the feeling that Podcasting seems to be another link in the online marketing chain. affiliate marketing.

A Practical Look at Turning Your Blog into a Functioning Business

ProBlogger

Following last week’s post on treating your blog like a business , this guest post from Anna Johansson provides some practical ways you can start turning your blog into a business. In many cases, blogging starts out as a hobby or creative outlet for someone looking to have a little fun writing about a topic that interests them. Considering there’s a lot of money to be made in blogging, a lot of people choose the latter route. How Much Do Successful Blogs Earn?

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Stop Wasting Money: How to Get the Most Out of Your Blogging Education

Kikolani

Here are my top 12 tips for making sure you get the most bang for your buck when purchasing conference passes, courses, and ebooks for your blogging education. Some of the courses mentioned throughout this post will have affiliate links. Recoup your expenses through affiliate programs.

25+ Phenomenal Resources to Help You Market Your Blog Better

Writtent Blog

If you truly want to become a successful blogger, you need to nail the marketing part, and not just the content. Go through these 25+ resources that teach you how to market your blog better and the next thing you know you’ll be commanding a six-figure monthly audience. They blog.

PB133: The Secrets of Making Money Blogging

ProBlogger

The Seven Secrets of Making Money Blogging. This video is called The Secrets of Making Money Blogging, and I share seven different secrets on how to make money blogging. In Today’s Episode The Seven Secrets of Making Money Blogging.

26 Blogging Mistakes That Are Costing You Time, Money, and Credibility

ProBlogger

You’re slaving at your blog. You’re hardly getting any traffic to your blog , let alone comments or shares on your post. You’ve been around for a while, but you still can’t make money from blogging. You can’t get published on a blog worse than yours.

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How To Make Time To Grow A Successful Blog When You Have A Full-Time Job

ProBlogger

I didn’t have much time to spend on it, as I was working full-time and working towards my Finance MBA, but I used every little minute of extra time that I had so that I could create a successful blog. As you can tell, I absolutely love blogging. on your blog. Start a Blog

My Blogging Income Breakdown for the First Half of 2016

ProBlogger

It’s been a few years since I did an income report here on ProBlogger for my business, and so while I was pulling together some reports for the end of our financial year I thought it might be good to give a little insight into where the income on my blogs comes from.

Make Money Blogging for Real: 3 Must-Know Factors

ProBlogger

Most people have heard of the success of Perez Hilton’s blog and that he makes somewhere between $200,000 to $400,000 each month blogging about the latest celebrity gossip. Still, you can make a decent living from blogging, if you know how to go about it.