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Thousands of internet marketers, entrepreneurs, content creators and brands will ascend upon Las Vegas this weekend for Affiliate Summit West 2017. Not only has Affiliate Summit become one of the largest affiliate and internet marketing conferences in the world today, it’s also one I’ve been closely associated with ever since the beginning.
The internet is a big (virtual) place. If you make money online or have any sort of public internet presence at all, it can seem like you are just one tiny pixel on an endless screen of static. Most people struggle to get their voices heard at all in the endless miasma of the interconnected world. But some people have another problem. They get noticed for the wrong reasons.
It is positively undeniable that the continuing advances in the Internet have had a profound impact on both our personal and our professional lives. It has become easier and more convenient than ever to connect with people all around the globe in new and innovative ways, from social media to live video and everything in between.
Software has always been one of the most lucrative and fascinating ways to make money online — for both brands and affiliate marketers. The reason for this is that software solutions usually have much higher margins than traditional affiliate offers, while also having a demand for an exact audience as well.
Amazon is the ultimate beast for buying and selling anything in the world today. With their massive reach and billions of customers, it’s no wonder they are quickly becoming the number one destination for everything. What started off as just books, quickly turned into movies, DVD, music and now consists of pretty much everything else you can think of.
When it comes to affiliate marketing and generating leads online, there is no time for sleep. The industry is always changing and there is always going to be a new ad network, traffic source or technology right around the corner. For affiliate networks and advertising platforms, this is one of the biggest areas of when it comes to staying relevant — after all, how long can you ...
If you want to successfully make money online and run a business that lasts for years to come, you need to be focusing on your email marketing. Over the past 20 years, I’ve been able to see firsthand the massive power of email marketing and how it’s gone from it’s most simple form of “You’ve Got Mail” on AOL, to now being used for list building, automation and retargeting.
As an advertiser, you want to get the best possible return on investment (ROI) for your marketing dollar. As a publisher, you want to maximize your earning potential by utilizing the best available monetization methods. Through the use of affiliate and online marketing, both of these goals are now more attainable than ever.
We all know the value in creating great content to keep users coming back to our site. However, the hardest part of this whole process is to actually keep them coming back. Did you know that more than 70% of the traffic that visits your site for the first time will likely never come back? It’s true, and unfortunately, it really has nothing to do with the content of your site or ...
Ensuring your messaging and communications stay on brand as your business grows is crucial. But growth, especially rapid growth, may mean you have new staff members who are unclear on what the message is, or how to best convey it. New clients bring with them the temptation to expand to a broader brand message that, if done haphazardly, can hurt more than help.
Why do some people find success when others continually fail? They seem to be great at whatever it is they do, but they can’t stand out from the crowd of even make money from their efforts. This is something we often see and refer to as the ‘starving artist‘ — but still, why do some artists fail, when others become world-renown icons that are known throughout history? Take Mic ...
Chatbots have caught on with businesses and brands. These programs allow companies to quickly share information with visitors, answer general questions and direct users to specific spots online. They can also increase engagement, keeping visitors on the site longer as they gather information and have their questions answered through AI.
One of the greatest things about running a business on the internet is that there is pretty much a never ending supply of websites, content, and traffic to build ad campaigns around. Even if you never built a piece of content for your own website or brand, there are more than enough options out there for you to simply create a landing page and promote whatever it is you have to ...
Inventory and warehousing products are one of the most difficult aspects of owning a store. You need to have various stocking processes in place to keep track of everything, as well as hiring reliable personnel who can manage them. The actual thought of having to hold inventory, handle customer orders and run a real ‘brick and mortar’ business is more than enough to give any bu ...
Comparison charts and information tables are one of the best ways to provide your audience with the exact information they are looking for. When someone visits Google and types in any type of shopping, review or comparison related keyword or phrase, they are already in ‘buying mode‘. Once the visitor ends up on your site, it’s your job to make sure you make it as easy as possib ...
When it comes time to start a business of your own, saving as much money in the beginning phases is always of the utmost importance. The great news is that starting an online business is potentially a thousand times more cost effective than if you were to start a local brick and mortar store of your own. The same can also be said about franchising.
If you ever wanted to start a new website or online business, you’ve no doubt thought about the brand or name that you would use for it. While this might seem easy enough, it’s actually quite tough. With hundreds of thousands of domain names being registered daily, it’s amazing that there are still any decent domain names left — at least in the .com, .net and .org TLD form.
Facebook is, by far, the biggest and most popular social network out there. With over 1.71 billion monthly active users and around 1.13 daily active users, Facebook dominates the social networking industry. Apart from being a social networking platform, Facebook has also emerged as a propitious platform for advertising. Subsequently, Facebook advertising is quite the rage.