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The Down-to-Earth Guide to Time Management for Affiliate Marketers

Tick tock, tick tock, there goes another second lost to the never-ending sands of time. We can’t take back our actions but we can certainly make the most of our future. Affiliate marketing is skill, perseverance, and timing. You must constantly evolve with the times but more importantly – take action every day. We all have trouble concentrating. Consider all the daily distractions from the outside world (and more so from our online activities) and you’ll quickly realize that the task of devoting 100% of your time and resources toward a project starts to become a pipedream. It’s the ability … Continue reading

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The Beginner’s Guide to Affiliate Marketing: Active, Passive, and the “Hydra” Method [Part 8]

Here we are at the end of the Beginner’s Guide to Affiliate marketing series (catch up: Part 1, Part 2, Part 3, Part 4,Part 5, Part 6, Part 7); we have one last topic on the table before you rush out to build the next big affiliate marketing business: income generation. There is unlimited potential to build a business around affiliate marketing but confining yourself to promoting other people’s products leaves you with the dreadful possibility that everything may come crashing down once your products fall out of favor and relevance (because they will). Sure, you can shift your focus on … Continue reading

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The Envato Network: Incredible Web Resources (and an Affiliate Program too!)

Envato is a web company with a wide array of marketplaces, successful blogs, and memberships under its ownership; its dramatic rise since 2006 has placed it as one of the premier resources for web developers and website owners. The vast offering under the Envato brand grants access to marketplaces for nearly every type of web element imaginable including website themes, stock photography, motion graphics, and more; its blogs cover each of the main topics within the web development (and multi-media) industry from web design tutorials to photography. As an affiliate marketer, your website visitors may very well be small business … Continue reading

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Ask the Community: What are YOUR Strategies to Capture the Holiday Market?

It’s now reaching that moment of the year where the big guns will begin to roll out major holiday promotions. Products will fly from the shelves, newsletters will blast holiday exclusives, websites will turn on their holiday graphics, and the social media sphere will be ablaze with chatter. The topic on hand for this “Ask the Community” is to get an idea of what YOUR plans are for the holiday market – what will YOU be doing in terms of promoting and marketing products during these major events? We’ve covered a few topics on the matter of holiday marketing, including: … Continue reading

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The Beginner’s Guide to Affiliate Marketing: List Building [Part 7]

Wow! Are we really on the seventh part of the Beginner’s Guide to Affiliate Marketing series? (See: Part 1, Part 2, Part 3, Part 4,Part 5, Part 6) Today we have a very special topic that you’ll really love: list building. It’s been said time and time again: “the money is in the list”. Email marketing provides your business with a direct form of contact to your customers and followers; you don’t have to battle it out in the search engines over higher keyword placement, you’re not dropping a fortune on advertising, and you’re certainly not chasing dead leads. Building … Continue reading

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The Business without Boundaries: An Essential Primer on Location Independence

Ever since Tim Ferriss drummed up excitement about a four hour work week, we’ve been hearing about the movement called location independence. The idea that, with the aid of the Web, you’re no longer bound by physical borders when operating a business which means you can work anywhere in the world – on your own terms. Four hours a week aside, a hard realization came upon most affiliate marketers, freelancers, and website owners at a rapid pace: it’s hard. Yes, it’s certainly possible to build a location independent business but it truly does require hard work and forward thinking to … Continue reading

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The Beginner’s Guide to Affiliate Marketing: Community Development 101 [Part 6]

You’re almost through it all. This marks the sixth part of the Beginner’s Guide to Affiliate Marketing series (see: Part 1, Part 2, Part 3, Part 4, Part 5); it’s now a matter of building a community. A website (read: business) community is truly invaluable. A community has many inherent benefits; these come as a “bonus” such as content creation, brand awareness, and feedback (though these aren’t the only ones). The community that develops around your business or website is completely dependent on the amount of time and energy invested in its users. In fact, the most successful businesses are … Continue reading

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How To: Tap into the Holidays (When they’re Not Your Own)

The holiday market is one of the easiest, most lucrative moments of your affiliate marketing opportunities throughout the year. Most individuals are expected to buy a heavy amount of electronics, toys, clothes, and gift cards this year (a usual trend); but an interesting observation is the massive reliance on social networks and online comparison before making the purchase – coming in at around 61%. Here’s the big question: what kind of promotions can you run if you don’t normally participate in the holiday season? There are holidays very specific to regions of the world, religions, races, and beyond; each presents … Continue reading

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Seven Thanksgiving Marketing Ideas to Gobble Up the Competition

The vast majority of businesses close up shop during the Thanksgiving holiday; we’re also seeing a trend where the Wednesday and Friday have become part of this time off in recent years (let’s consider it “work creep” since not a whole lot is going on during this week). Where those businesses are taking their lovely time off – you could be leading the charge. People will be online during Thanksgiving (whether it’s from their computer, tablet, or a mobile device); they’re still in the buying mood despite slumping into a food coma from too much turkey. What does this all … Continue reading

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The Beginner’s Guide to Affiliate Marketing: Ten Steps to Tremendous Traffic [Part 5]

You’re making great progress in our Beginner’s Guide to Affiliate Marketing series (see: Part 1, Part 2, Part 3, and Part 4); now we’re in one of the most sought after topics: Traffic. Traffic: the lifeblood of operating a successful website and venture. Traffic is easy, to be honest. Sure, the initial trickle of web visitors may be somewhat lackluster but applying proven traffic strategies and creating a routine which promotes your message is all that’s truly needed to build a sizeable website. There’s no real “secret” or “push-button” solution that loads your site with visitors – it all comes … Continue reading

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