The Affiliate Lifestyle

  • 6 Reasons Why Campaigns Fail (And How to Fix Them)

    …. Many campaigns avoid failure if subjected to criticism before your mind has raced away with the imaginary profits. I often tell affiliates to stick to one traffic source. A good reason for this is to develop your understanding of the platform’s ecosystem. What is a good CTR? What is an average CPM? How high do I have to bid to get traffic? How…

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  • How 1 Weird Table Keeps Me Motivated in the Morning

    … Affiliates have a daily scorecard. “Profit per day.” There are many ways you can track your progress in this industry. The one method that doesn’t lie is profit taken. The problem with measuring profit per day is that it exposes your morning ritual to one of two negative emotions: Complacency and impatience. A good day can breed…

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  • My First Month in Bangkok and Laser Eye Surgery

    … distance vision I’ve ever had in my life. It’s an amazing feeling. I’ve had a few people ask me about the surgery itself, so here’s what happened. LASIK in Bangkok: Consultation to Operation My initial consultation was on Thursday at Bumrungrad Hospital. I had my vital signs taken, plus a basic vision test and an eye pressure measurement…

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  • 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…

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  • Melting in Dubai at Adsimilis Meetup 2014

    …, but paralysed from the neck down by weeks of neglect. The churn in this industry is absolutely insane. Alas, I’m back in the trenches. Energised and motivated. Ready to tap in to brand new traffic sources. I have to admit, meeting other affiliates is a great cure for a lost mojo. It works in two ways. First, we’re an industrious bunch. It is both…

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