The Future of Affiliate Marketing Pt.2

The age of anonymity and privacy are done. Facebook, Google+ and social media have pretty much seen to that. It’s easy now to track down who and what a person is all about. This can be an advantage for business and for affiliates. Now is the time for publishers to really focus on building quality content for their visitors, and building a community with their visitors. This was theTRUE purpose that affiliate marketing was developed for. Building content/community and sharing products or services with that community and giving them a means to support a publisher’s endeavor. Consider: People love to get recommendations. Despite how Read More…

The Future for Affiliate Marketing Pt.1

We are approaching the beginning of a huge potential disruption in performance/affiliate marketing. Now, as with any disruption, there is tremendous opportunity for those that recognize the shift early, and are able to react and adapt to it. Consider that more and more people are shifting to online/digital means to get their content, be it video content, audio content (podcasts), or written content. Advertising spending and revenue is growing for digital, but perhaps not as fast as it could be growing. People dislike advertising. There are far too many scams and also we’ve persisted far too long with low quality, Read More…

Affiliate (….Blog) Revenue

One of the longest ongoing debates in the affiliate industry is “how much can a person make”, and there are lots of sites made by people claiming to have made millions, presenting fake checks while they attempt to suck money and life blood from unfortunate web marketeers who are looking for ways to kick start their revenue. Ask any serious affiliate how much money they make and you’ll likely get one of two answers “Not Enough” and “Could be more”, no dollar figures. Yes we’re all capitalists and looking for ways to get beyond earning “enough”. There are also many many Read More…