General Affiliate Marketing

    • Why I Quit Launching Affiliate Campaigns

      About a year ago, I stopped launching affiliate marketing campaigns. It was an easy decision, despite those campaigns being my primary source of income for the last decade. As was the decision to quit this blog. Well, as you can tell, I’m writing this. Shutting my cakehole wasn’t nearly as sustainable. Nevertheless, I thought I’d explain why I decided to get out of the CPA business.

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  • 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…

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  • 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…

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  • My Landing Page Tips For Small Payout Offers

    … an offer is free — should tell you everything about the importance of creating value through a landing page. Here are some tips for combining landing pages with small payout offers. Illustrate the function of the product Users don’t want to be told what a product offers. They want to be shown. Your landing page must illustrate the one relevant problem…

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  • Thoughts on Bangkok and Staying Productive Abroad

    … Thailand is one of the Internet Marketing capitals of the world. Every day I hear of another affiliate moving here. It’s an exciting place to come, but there are obvious challenges. Most notably… The P word. Productivity. This post outlines some of the impact living in Thailand has on your productivity. Needless to say, if you are a 60…

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  • STM London & My Plans For March

    … In case you haven’t heard, STM Forum is holding a massive affiliate meetup in London next month. Somebody better call 8 Northumberland Avenue ahead of time — because to the unsuspecting waiter, bar man, or miscellaneous lost Japanese tourist, it’s going to be raining vast quantities of sausage from March 9th. That’s the opening night…

    Finch Sellsin Affiliate- 9 readers -
  • How to Turn $5,000 in to an Affiliate Business

    … in place. Where to Start? Let’s run through some of the popular affiliate verticals, as well as some other well known money-making strategies. The question here being, “Which strategies are suitable for newbie affiliates with $5,000 to burn?” ‘Go Mobile’? When newbies ask for guidance, what’s the recurring piece of advice you hear? “It’s 2015, buddy…

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

    … a placement, and note which banners appear first (and most often). For this, I use HideMyAss. It has servers in over 128 countries, is pretty reliable, and works on mobile phones. Note: A monthly charge to ‘HideMyAss’ is definitely one of the more interesting expenses on my bank statements. Be prepared to explain to your accountant what ’Spy Software…

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  • New Premium Posts, Plans for 2015 and Good Reads

    …. The chapter covering adult dating alone is bigger than the entire Volume X (which was dedicated to it). I think you’re going to struggle to find a more definitive pillaging of the affiliate marketing industry as it stands today. Stand by for a lot of brain farts when it goes live on December 17th. In the meantime, here is something every affiliate should…

    Finch Sellsin Affiliate Google Facebook- 21 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…

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  • Dude, Where’s My Margin?

    … of an explosion in competition, and the rising costs that it entails. There is a swelling crowd of hungry affiliate marketers, and most of them are armed with the same weapons: The same banners same landing pages same offers same payouts same budgets same bidding strategies same traffic sources and all of the same advice. Is it any…

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  • Dude, Where’s My Margin?

    … of an explosion in competition, and the rising costs that it entails. There is a swelling crowd of hungry affiliate marketers, and most of them are armed with the same weapons: The same banners same landing pages same offers same payouts same budgets same bidding strategies same traffic sources and all of the same advice. Is it any wonder that you can’t…

    Finch Sellsin Affiliate- 4 readers -
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