Affiliate Bizdev

  • ZeroPark Does Not Want Clean Ad Spend

    …. The site in question was an online magazine — not an affiliate website — and I launched it three days ago. Naturally, I contacted support, thinking it should be pretty easy to resolve. I was pushed to provide more information: Hi, please let us know how you plan to monetize the visits you send to this landing page. Best, To which I reply… I…

    Finch Sells- 8 readers -
  • Convert The Unconvertibles

    … There’s a lot of advice in the affiliate marketing world about how to build profitable campaigns. Some good, some bad, some as healthy as a fist in the balls. Much of this advice shields affiliates from the elephant in the room: That no matter what we do, only a small percentage of our campaigns will end up profitable. Probably something…

    Finch Sellsin Affiliate- 6 readers -
  • OUT NOW: A Complete Guide to Affiliate Marketing

    … In case you thought this blog had died and gone to Heaven Hell… Nope! I’ve been scribbling away in the darkness and I’m relieved/delighted to finally announce: A Complete Guide to Affiliate Marketing First question, how is it different from the Premium Post series? This guide is a cohesive start-to-finish, step-by-step guide to affiliate…

    Finch Sellsin Affiliate- 88 readers -
  • 6 Reasons Why Campaigns Fail (And How to Fix Them)

    … It’s 300 years since alchemy went out of fashion, but some affiliates still believe in the principle of a philosopher’s stone: A magic formula that can turn very average materials in to gold. It’s catnip for affiliates. “What one technique can I inject in to my marketing for transformative results?” Be careful with this mindset. My view…

    Finch Sellsin Affiliate How To's- 10 readers -
  • Dear Affiliate, Are You Made Out of Sheep?

    …, this information is purely theoretical. But that’s not how most of us treat it. We treat conversion events as gospel. They are not merely ‘leads’ to us. They are hefty transactions where value was added, our methods were vindicated, and everybody got a little richer. Except that’s rarely what happens. And too often our leads are about as valuable…

    Finch Sellsin Affiliate- 8 readers -
  • How to Turn $5,000 in to an Affiliate Business

    … Here’s an interesting question I received from a reader: Say you are starting affiliate marketing today with a $5,000 budget — what’s the best way to turn this type of budget in to a long-term affiliate business? And how long would it take? I see this dilemma often. “I have XXXX in the bank. My skills are A, B and C. Please tell me how to turn…

    Finch Sellsin Affiliate Paid Search Mobile How To's- 47 readers -
  • 5 Things I Would Do If I Were Starting Affiliate Marketing Today

    … “What would you do if you were starting from scratch in affiliate marketing today?” This is one of those questions that pops up on forums, and lands in my inbox often. It’s difficult to answer. Mainly because it suggests we should be able to predict where our future money lies. I don’t think there’s a single affiliate who doesn’t wish he…

    Finch Sellsin Affiliate- 14 readers -
  • How Much Could I Pay You to Quit Affiliate Marketing?

    … There was an interesting poll up on the STM Forum this week: What guaranteed monthly salary would you accept to quit affiliate marketing for a job in the corporate world? Just under 50% of the affiliates who replied said you’d have to pay them at least $500K per year to quit affiliate marketing. That’s pretty remarkable. Anybody who works…

    Finch Sellsin Affiliate How To's- 7 readers -
  • The Scaling Fallacy: Life As An Affiliate Whack-a-Moler

    … right, or his model is inefficient. Let me tell you: In affiliate marketing, fucking rarely does something ever go right — let alone all of it. Why is that? Every market requires a complex understanding of conversion rates, clickthrough rates, and the dozens of metrics that wreak havoc on them. Even this may prove irrelevant if you fail to catch…

    Finch Sellsin Affiliate- 14 readers -
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