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AffiliateWire - The New Breed of Affiliate Network. This high-paying network is quickly becoming the platform of choice for savvy affiliates. Operating in the PC Utility space, RevenueWire offers an average of 75%+ commission, 3%+ conversion rates, twice-monthly payouts & expert affiliate managers. More Info
PC HealthBoost - FOR Super Affiliates BY Super Affiliates - Partner with Super Affiliates Amit Mehta and Peter Dunbar and profit with PC HealthBoost, a super high converting software program. Featuring high 75% payouts, healthy 4-6% conversions, affiliate portal with extensive super affiliate training, PLUS get Amit and Peter as your personal affiliate managers. More Info - Join Today!
Share Results is an affiliate network that specializes in personal attention and support. They offer numerous top affiliate programs including Real Networks, eLearners, Celebrity Seats, AdCafe, AutoTap, eDiets, Photobucket, ChimpFeet, KookooBear Kids and others.
Empyre Media - The Affiliate Network that Stands Out from the Rest. If you are looking for top payouts, the best exclusive offers, personal attention to your unique needs and unparalleled affiliate support - then you need to be working with Empyre Media! From set-up, to pay per click, to affiliate training and support - Empyre Media provides customized service that's unparalleled by other affiliate networks. More Info
Maxalife is a unique high paying health niche affiliate program offering 23% commission ON-GOING residual commissions, 10% 2nd tier commissions and daily payments. This high converting affiliate program has recently skyrocketed onto the affiliate scene. Maxalife is fast becoming the place to be for super affiliates who deserve life-time commissions and the tools and support to be successful. More Info - Sign Up Now!
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Firefox âDonât Eat Everyoneâs Affiliate Cookies
There is an issue brewing that should be of concern to all affiliate marketers. Firefox announced earlier in the year that they would start blocking cookies from third-party ad networks by default. That means network affiliate cookies would be blocked as well.
Rejuvenate your Affiliate Program for Q 1
Our client and favorite affiliate network, Share Results, has a good post I wanted to share. They offer tips for rejuvenating your affiliate program including: performing benchmarking analysis, motivating affiliates and doing a program audit. Rejuvenate your Affiliate Program | Share Results Has your affiliate program got you down? Do you feel like itâs in [...]
Top 30 Affiliate Marketing Blogs to Watch in 2013
If you want to stay on top of the ever changing world of affiliate marketing, you need to keep a watchful eye on the top affiliate blogs. The Twist Directory just put out a great list of the top 30 affiliate blogs. Considering I have not been blogging much lately I was surprised we made the list and came out in the #13 spot. Thanks! Check the rest and be sure you are subscribed to all the RSS feeds.
Happy New Year from 5 Star Affiliate Programs
2012 zipped by and 2013 is already here. It’s really true that the older you get the faster time flies. So I hope you make every minute count this year and that you reach new levels of success and prosperity in 2013. On behalf of all the 5 Star Merchants and Affiliate Managers Happy New [...]
Affiliate Network To Fork Over $2 Million to FTC for Acai Ads
Wanted to send along another warning to affiliates to be careful who you partner with AND be careful how you promote affiliate products. There was a big rash of crackdowns and busts a couple years ago on Acai affiliates, many of whom were using those fake news sites to promote their wares. Evidently all those busts didn't quash all the bad players and Clickbooth one of the biggest affiliate networks, appears to have gotten caught now in the FTC's cross hairs.
The Attitude of Gratitude âHappy THANKSgiving from 5 Star
It’s easy with the busy online lives we lead to take things for granted – yet by remembering to give thanks for all we have, we can attract even more abundance into our lives. So remember to take time out of all the turkey day festivities this year to give thanks for the many blessings [...]
A New Free Tool To Make Money &Build Newsletter Lists âViewbix
Affiliates have been using video for years on their sites.Â They either shoot them and distribute them with tools like OneLoad from TubeMogul or they use other people’s videos who allow embedding to entertain their readers.Â The problem with videos was that you never actually had a way to properly measure the reach you got, [...]
Ramp up for Holiday Affiliate Sales âShopping Insights from Google
Here is an in-depth study from Google about WHAT people are going to be shopping for this season along with insights about HOW they will be purchasing. Today, people no longer see a line between online and offline shopping, and neither do smart retailers. This year online and offline shopping experiences are more seamless than ever - across pricing, functionality, promotions - making this the first NONline holiday seasonâŚ
Google Updates Webmaster Guidelines for Affiliates âHereâs What Changed
I rushed out and grabbed a copy of the old Webmaster Guidelines for Affiliates from Google cache, so we can compare the old with the new. And below for your viewing pleasure are both! The most noteworthy change I highlighted in bold. In simple terms Google changed the tone from âaffiliate sites are badâ to a more positive tone and highlights what makes a âGoodâ affiliate site.
The Tipping Point to Super Affiliate Success âDynamic Video
Amit says - When I started affiliate marketing back in 2005 it was NOT easy. I had to fight a hard battle to hit the tipping point, the point everything turned around and my affiliate income skyrocketed. In this video I explain the tipping point and the the science of getting rich in affiliate marketing. Since 2005 I've changed my focus to helping affiliates make the same breakthrough I made many years ago.
Get Wise Affiliate Marketing âItâs Googleâs Way or the Highway
Google controls so much of the Internet marketing ecosystem. Like it or not, affiliates have to play Google's way or it's the highway. I recently had an affiliate program manager contact me to say they needed to cancel their 5 Star affiliate promotion campaign and close their affiliate program because their affiliates were hit so hard by Panda. So there is a trickle down affect to Google's actions and it affects everyone, even me. So I thought I'd share a couple recent articles that may be helpful in learning to play the game Google's way.
Google Affiliate Network Launches New Recommendation Engine
Yesterday Google released a completely new recommendation engine that redefines how both affiliates and merchants can find and take advantage of affiliate marketing opportunities. Below are a few highlights from the announcement.
Hands off SEO Strategies for Affiliates
Hands off SEO Strategies for Affiliates... and how to outsource for pennies on the dollar! Earlier this year Amit Mehta spent about 2 months straight researching cutting edge SEO strategies and stumbled upon something that BIG. In the video below he details hands off SEO strategies that are not only extremely effective but only cost pennies on the dollar versus traditional approach to SEO with very little effort.
Is Affiliate Marketing with Adwords Dead?
I hear from a lot of affiliates that Adwords is dead. All the while Iâm been quietly advertising with Google as an affiliate for the last several years without getting slapped or banned! If you follow the rules and have a complaint website you can make a FORTUNE with Adwords. If you understand what Google wants, youâll not only be able to make your site virtually slap proof, but Google will love you.
Important Google Video âInsights and Tips about Affiliate Marketing At Google I/O Seminar
Here is some great info direct from Google about how it can be used to drive more affiliate sales. Some affiliates say Google hates affiliates, but Google does not. They just hate THIN affiliate sites. So here, direct from the horse's mouth, are some insights about how do to affiliate marketing right. Also goes into higher level stuff like APIS, how network links are constructed and how tracking and cookies work.
Partner with Super Affiliates Amit Mehta and Peter Dunbar âProfit with PC HealthBoost
Super Affiliate Amit Mehta - creator of PPC Classroom 2.0 and blogger at SuperAffiliateMindset.com & Software Super Affiliate Peter Dunbar have teamed up to create the ultimate affiliate offer: PC HealthBoost. Check out smoking hot conversions and more by clicking here.
Monetizing Online Forums
The book, called âMonetizing Online Forumsâ is the most in-depth source of information on generating revenue from online forums to date. The book just launched and is available for free.
Change your Affiliate Attitude AND Your Affiliate Site Architecture to Survive in a Google World
Really great insights and tips about how affiliates need to change, adapt or die in the new world of Google Penguin, Panda and all the other updates. This video and the blog post below it are as much about the attitude adjustments affiliates need to make, as it is about the site structure changes that are needed. Lots of meat - well worth a watch and a read!
Major CPA Affiliate Networks Crashing and Burning âHere are some Reasons Why
So what is shaking up the industry and causing all these problems? I think it's somewhat of a domino effect that can happen when you have chains of advertisers and networks all interconnected and pushing each other's offers to some degree. Then mix in a few big FTC lawsuits and fines, all the rebill problems, tightening up of merchant account terms and things start to fall apart. I've really never liked the CPA industry much because so much of it is spammy, scammy, get rich quick offers, incentive offers and freebies.
Earn High Residual Lifetime Affiliate Commissions with Maxalife
This high converting natural health affiliate program has recently skyrocketed onto the affiliate scene. Offering daily lifetime payments and super high 23% commission, Maxalife is fast becoming the place to be for super affiliates who deserve commissions for the life of each customer.