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What Are Native Ads, and Why Every Affiliate Marketer Has To Be Using Them If you’re an affiliate marketer and living somewhere other than a yurt on the remote steppe (or possibly even then), you’ll be aware of the escalating hype around native advertising. Native ads are being variously touted as the future of advertising, the holy grail of marketing, and a threat to both jou ...
Blogging in 2015 is not for the faint hearted. With so many blogs out there in cyberspace, the naïve approach highlighted in the 1989 baseball movie Field of Dreams (namely, ‘If you build it, they will come’) no longer holds true. Bloggers of the past were assured a readership almost by virtue of the medium’s novelty.
An Affiliate Marketer’s Guide to Advertising on Outbrain One of the earlier posts in this series offered An Affiliate Marketer’s Guide to Advertising on Taboola, a revolutionary platform enabling you to route traffic to your website from high-end online publications. Today’s post is about advertising on Outbrain, Taboola’s main competitor. Here’s how the technology works.
Even though the company has been around since 2006, there’s a buzz about Trafficvance on the major affiliate marketing forums. So what’s the big deal? Well, Trafficvance promises to deliver uniquely high converting traffic to your landing page. They do this by showing your ads to customers who’ve downloaded their gaming software and who’ve also agreed to view advertising material.
If you’ve been in affiliate marketing for a while, you’ll know how hard it is to achieve organic search results. So the smart marketer is one who covers all their bases, attracting traffic by a range of means. As a savvy affiliate, you can’t afford to ignore the potential of 50onRed, a traffic platform enabling you to pick and choose technologies that easily connect your campai ...
Even though you may not realise it, if you visit big online publications like the Daily Mail Online, Elle magazine, Time and the Weather Channel, you’ve already encountered Taboola. Theirs is the business behind those clickable thumbnail links in your sidebar: the ones usually labelled ‘Don’t miss’ and featuring stories about One Direction and Myleene Klass.
Affiliate marketing isn’t a licence to print money overnight, and as an affiliate you’re committed to growing your audience through every avenue available to you. In 2015, one of the most direct routes to a large number of people has to be Reddit. The self-styled ‘front page of the internet’, Reddit resembles a wiki generated by an espresso fiend.
Traditional approaches to affiliate marketing are highly competitive. Furthermore, many advertising providers (e.g. Google Adwords) discourage the use of their platforms for affiliate marketing purposes. If you’re serious about making money from affiliate marketing, you need to think outside the box. ZeroPark is an advertising platform that uses parked domains.
If you’re trying to make money through affiliate marketing, but aren’t using PlentyOfFish’s advertising platform, you’re missing an excellent opportunity. PlentyOfFish (POF) is the world’s leading dating website, with over 76 million registered users. The POF self-serve advertising system is extremely popular with affiliate marketers, and arguably provides a higher ROI than ot ...
If you’re using twitter for your affiliate marketing then you should absolutely be making use of hashtags. Hashtags are a great way to get your content in front of a targeted audience. If you’re promoting offers from your advertisers, Twitter is a great way to get your offers seen by a huge audience.
Becoming a successful affiliate marketer requires a special set of skills. The affiliate game can sometimes be demoralising and confusing, so it takes a lot to push through the bad times and reap the benefits of the good times. Being an affiliate marketer definitely isn’t for everyone. If you think you’re up to the challenge then you’ll need these 7 skills to see you through.
According to Cisco, global mobile internet usage grew by 70% last year. This growth is certainly set to continue with the advent of 4G, and as data allowances fall in price. This of course, provides affiliate marketers with an excellent opportunity to buy high-quality traffic from ad networks that can offer vast inventory capacity with relatively low buyer demand.