affiliate marketing

Learning from Affiliate Marketing Failure

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I wish I could tell you that every single affiliate link you put in your product reviews is going to bring you thousands of dollars, but I can’t. I’d be lying to you if I guaranteed that every one of your affiliate links will earn you a measly $5.00. Even if you follow every single […]

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Protecting Your Brand While Adding Affiliate Links To Your Site

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You’ve worked hard to build your blog’s brand, writing thoughtful and creative posts, and designing a site that looks great and works well. Taking that carefully nurtured audience in a new direction by adding affiliate links can be tricky – even if you’ve already made a practice of reviewing products now and again. So how […]

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Too Busy Teaching Others to Take Your Own Advice?

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There’s an old saying that “The cobbler’s children go unshod.” In modern language we would say “The shoemaker’s children have no shoes.” It’s an odd idea but completely appropriate for those of us who consult in the same areas in which we practice. What the saying essentially means is that often we are so busy […]

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Getting Involved with the PMA May Save Your Business

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As affiliate marketers, we often feel that we are working alone. There is so much to be done all the time that we put in enough hours just doing the WORK of affiliate marketing that there isn’t much time to spend on the industry as a whole. Unfortunately because so many of us are in […]

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Who To Trust in Internet Marketing

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Having been an online marketer for 8 years now, I’ve fallen for my fair share of “this product is the new greatest thing” emails. When I am introduced at local meetups as an “expert” in my field, people always start asking me if I know X, Y, and Z marketers because they are supposedly the […]

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Introducing My Mom, Cindy (@cingroomer)

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I was on the phone with my mom today when I was trying to come up with an idea for my post. We were chatting about a little bit of everything–from my daughter’s birthday to one of the merchants that she manages. That’s how all of our conversations go. The personal gets mixed in with […]

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Content Ideas Come from Relaxing

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I’m a workaholic. I know it’s not something I should be proud of, but it is also something that I do not deny. I can sit for 12 hours at my computer working and forget to get up at all as long as no one is distracting me. But you know that famous “Shining” quote […]

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Are You Ready to Be a Consultant?

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After spending many years working my own affiliate sites, writing about affiliate marketing, and speaking about affiliate marketing, people started asking me about my consulting services. I was confused because I didn’t have any consulting services. I kept referring them to other people. I was happy to give away my information for free but I […]

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The Road from Friends to Business Partners

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As a WAHM, I spend most of my time working alone. Although I have a programmer and have had a series of employees for different tasks, I still tend to make most of the business decisions myself and am responsible for everything. This is what I wanted. It’s why I left corporate America. So how […]

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