Monthly Archives: November 2012

Stop. Feel Like You’re Marketing With a Blindfold On? Not Getting Results? Here’s Help!

26 November
Hold it.  Let’s put on the brakes for a moment. After totaling up the amount of hours you spent marketing your site last week, you discover you’ve spent 4 hours on blog commenting, 3 hours posting to Facebook, 3 hours on Pinterest and 2 hours on article submissions. It’s been at least four months since you started this routine, but you’re seeing minimal results. You’re frustrated and starting to wonder if you’ll ever have some kind of breakthrough and you...

Did you know washing machines sell well online?

22 November
Associate Programs Newsletter #542 Our business writer, Kate Buckland, has interviewed another successful affiliate, who revealed that washing machines sell well online, especially in January. Figure that out. Washing machines, dishwashers, ovens, fridges – even lawnmowers – are among products promoted by affiliate Kevin Middleton – without any hard sell. I was surprised to see that he doesn’t bother much about SEO. Kevin, who has been full-time affiliate marketing for four years, says that to succeed affiliates need to look...

Affiliate Makes Good Living Promoting Kitchen Appliances

21 November
A career in retail and borrowing a book about affiliate marketing turned into a work at home lifestyle for internet marketer Kevin Middleton. Kevin, who lives in London, began his career in retail as a shop assistant and worked up through the ranks before starting his price comparison website, in 2007. In the past year he generated £530,000 (around $842,000 USD), all from affiliate commissions. ProperPrice compares the prices of kitchen appliances and household products such as fridges, dishwashers,...

Guide Your Email Campaign To Perfection

13 November
Email marketing can be a huge payoff- it’s estimated that for each dollar spent in this arena, companies earn nearly $45 dollars in return. That’s a handful of returns on investment (ROI) if you know what you’re doing. But it isn’t easy, and it can be a series of trial-and-error sends before you begin to see payoff. When you contract with an email service provider, or ESP, to launch an email marketing campaign, your goal is to convert those who...

Confusing Messages From The Google AdSense Optimization Team

12 November
I was having lunch recently with Sunil from The Extra Money Blog, and as we were chowing down on our Pei Wei (yummy), the topic of AdSense surfaced. Sunil attended one of the AdSense in Your City events where you can gather tips and advice for making more with the AdSense program. One of the representatives took a look at some of his sites and suggested he move his ads below the fold for better SEO. This certainly falls in...