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. What’s not to like about using other people’s networks to attract new clients and users? But unfortunately, if you pick the wrong affiliates, this strategy can also be a huge waste of time and money.

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.

Analytics for Content Marketers and Bloggers: What Do You Need to Track?

ProBlogger

The term “content marketing” refers to strategic marketing techniques where you create valuable and relevant content to attract a clearly defined audience. You’ll use this content to market a product and/or service in an attempt to generate profit through your blog or business.

The State of the Blog Sales Market: Interview with Andrew Knibbe of Flippa

ProBlogger

While blogs are often bought and sold privately, to get a reliable overview of the blog sales market, we spoke with Andrew Knibbe, Operations Manager of Flippa. First up I was wondering if you can tell us a bit about the market for blogs on Flippa.

10 Popular Affiliate Programs for Small and Medium-sized Blogs

ProBlogger

As we’ve already seen today , affiliate marketing is a relatively trouble-free way for bloggers and other website owners to earn money. In fact, these days, even social media sites can become lucrative platforms for affiliate marketing campaigns. As long as the affiliate has done her homework and chosen a trustworthy affiliate program, she needn’t worry about non-payment. However, all affiliate programs are not created equal.

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Fetching Friday – Resources Mashup & Hong Kong Time Lapse

Kikolani

10 deadly internet marketing mistakes small business owners must avoid. Science of word of mouth marketing. How to use Facebook for business and marketing. Google Affiliate Network – building specific links. Including social media into email marketing.

How 3 Guys Made Over $10,000,000 Last Year Without a Single Backlink

Viper Chill

Paying for traffic wasn’t really something I had done too much of so I was pretty excited to add a new angle to my marketing efforts and fortunately, it really paid off. Enjoy… “What was your personal background before you got into affiliate marketing?”

How Compassion International Uses Blogging to Save Lives

ProBlogger

Compassion was doing content marketing before it was in vogue and they consistently outperform other similar non-profits in their efforts. According to Content Marketing Institute, 61% of Non-Profit marketers use content marketing , but only 35% say their efforts are effective.

$1K Profit (Almost) in 1 Week: My PPC Case Study

Viper Chill

I remember when a friend of mine paid $5,000 for just a few hours of coaching to a fairly famous internet marketer. This means I didn’t have to worry about looking for offers and getting set-up with various affiliate networks, which can be a time consuming part of the process.

ProBlogger Challenge: Put a Value on Your Blog

ProBlogger

Do you use certain advertising or affiliate networks? Marketing and customer acquisition: If you spend money on advertising—or time on guest-posting and content marketing—again, add up those costs for the last three months.

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What’s the Best Type of Affiliate Site? [Case Study]

ProBlogger

This guest post is by Anshul Dayal of Nichsense Niche Marketing. Once upon a time, making money with affiliate marketing and AdSense was a question of following this step-by step recipe (circa 2009): Find a product to promote on Clickbank or other affiliate networks.

Business opportunity on net - money only after sweat!

Social Media Network Marketing

Opportunity 2: World Market I'm amazed how many people are blind to the second business opportunity the Internet offers -- a world market. A small business market used to be limited to a one hour drive from its store or office. Of course, some products don't lend themselves to a global market. Opportunity 4: Networking Why does a company network its desktop computers? The Internet networks half the computers in the world!

198: 6 First Income Streams Recommended for Bloggers

ProBlogger

My Tips for Making Money As a Blogger Through Affiliate Marketing. How to Make Money With the Amazon Affiliate Program. For example, I found talking to many bloggers who blog about spirituality of different faiths or politics that advertising doesn’t always work so well on some of those, particularly advertising with advertising networks like Google’s AdSense. Some locations monetize better with Google AdSense, with things like Amazon’s affiliate program.

The Perils and Pitfalls of Blogging in College

ProBlogger

As a marketing student, I’ve learned my fair share of terms, equations and statistics in college, but only blogging has given me the real world experience that will help me to become successful in the business world. In the past year and a half blogging, I’ve joined various affiliate networks, spoken with a ton of potential advertisers, hired/fired/kept bloggers, worked with different partner sites and created business opportunities for myself on the way.

How to Make More Money Blogging, Stop Worrying About Advertising, and Get Back to Writing What You Love

ProBlogger

Now, I don’t waste time fiddling around with ad code and affiliate dashboards. If you’re labouring over a blog with few subscribers and low traffic, trying to scrape another half a percent on your affiliate conversion rate or posting three times a day to boost page views, you’re on the wrong track. Have you made a less-than-stellar income from your ad spaces and affiliate links? I’m not saying that advertising, affiliate marketing or frequent posting are a bad idea.

Trial by Fire: a Beginner’s Attempt at a Product Launch

ProBlogger

It involved truly marketing my own business, building readership (not just benefiting from a standard readership that I’m used to through the magazines I write for), and developing my brand. “What better way to jump into the world of creating sales marketing copy and grow readership quickly?” And who knows who in their network can send my pageviews, and sales, flying? This guest post is by Ryan Derousseau of R.M.D. Media.

Blog Business Model 5: Sell Training and Courses

ProBlogger

I haven’t figured out how I’m going to do it, but I think building a process with email marketing at the centre will be part of the solution. In terms of saturation, I think there’s always a market for high-quality products that solve real problems for people, regardless of the offering format. Clickbank for selling products and their affiliate network. This is the fifth post in our series on Blog Business Models.