When I did the Sugarrae reader survey, one of the questions I asked was... "Have you ever paid for a "turnkey" affiliate marketing product? (Such as a domain and a store setup to sell affiliate products with promises that it was ready, set, make ... Read More
Affiliate Marketing – Page 2
Below you’ll find the posts at Sugarrae from the affiliate marketing category. I highly recommend you read each of them if you’re serious about making an income as an affiliate marketer.
If you’re brand new to the affiliate game, I’d recommend reading the primer posts below that I wrote for the Sugarrae Blog and then get to work on your first site while returning to read the rest of the free articles on my affiliate marketing blog as you work. Be warned though that my writing style is known for being very “tell it like it is.” ;-)
- How Affiliate Marketing Works
- Avoiding Affiliate Marketing Scams
- How to find Affiliate Marketing Programs
- Affiliate marketing tools I use
THE Newbie Affiliate Marketing Guide
If you're still not sure where to start after reading some of the articles here, check out Traffic and Trust – an e-Book written by a friend of mine that gives you both a realistic and achievable blueprint to affiliate marketing success (you can read my Traffic and Trust review here.)
You may want me to tell you that you can get rich quick or get rich lazy, but I'll leave that to the snake oil salesman.
The truth is that affiliate marketing is VERY doable and can BECOME a source of passive income – but you'll have to actually WORK to achieve success with it, at least in the beginning.
If you’re a more seasoned affiliate, your first stop should be the affiliate evolution post (as well as tons of other great articles on affiliate marketing and SEO) followed by watching the video interview I did about affiliate marketing in today’s world at PubCon a few years back:
If you have suggestions for posts you'd like to see me do or information you’d love to see provided, please feel free to contact me and let me know.
Years ago, the word organization and I did not belong in the same sentence (some days they still don't, but I'm so much better than I was before LOL). I really couldn't even tell you how much I even actually made from affiliate marketing in the early ... Read More
The question I get asked the most often - hands down - is how to go about finding - and evaluating - a potential niche in affiliate marketing. Most people give the same advice. Find something you love and go into it. If this were 2002, I'd have ... Read More
After 10+ years as an affiliate, I own a lot of affiliate sites. Some very successful, some semi-successful and yes, some have been complete failures. Once you start getting into the running multiple sites arena, it's easy to let some things slip ... Read More
I don't often make short posts here in Sugarrae. But my recent reader survey told me that 32.3% of my readers don't currently do affiliate marketing, but would like to. The video below is actually an advertisement so to speak for Affiliate Summit ... Read More
I was recently trying to explain to a friend new to the concept of affiliate marketing how I made money from blogging. For this post, I'll use Sugarrae specifically as an example of how I make money by blogging since most people blogging ... Read More
If you've been in the affiliate game for any length of time as an affiliate that relies on organic SEO for traffic, then you've probably had a conversation with your affiliate friends about Google's Authorship Markup. Recently, SEOMoz did a post ... Read More
Call it an SID, CID, MID, TID, ... but no matter what you call sub campaign affiliate link tracking, you damn sure better be using it. Sub campaign tracking is critical in helping you determine which affiliate links on your site are working and ... Read More
A few months ago I did an article about finding the money to get started in affiliate marketing as a result of feedback from my readers when I asked them what was holding them back from finding success with affiliate marketing. The second most ... Read More
I recently was complaining about an affiliate program on Twitter and my pal netmeg asked that I do a post as sort of a public service announcement to affiliate program managers on the things we affiliates find insanely annoying about their programs - ... Read More
My newest newsletter subscribers for the last week or so have been getting an automated message asking what's holding them back in affiliate marketing. While the message is automated, my reading of them and responses are not (my email is something I ... Read More
Recently I've been doing some articles aimed at the beginner affiliate - like how you can avoid affiliate marketing scams and how you can find reputable affiliate programs to promote. After spending over a decade in the Internet marketing ... Read More