Couponing and Coupons in Australia.

This is the first in a series of articles taking a look at affiliate marketing in Australia. This first article takes a look at couponing and price comparison engines, and was written by Ashley Howe from the Australian site Flipit. When you think about the best markets for coupon codes, Australia is not a country which immediately springs to mind. Countries like the US and the UK have a huge market for coupons, but Australia is lagging behind. Research conducted by DGM in 2013 has shown that comparison engines are ranked as the most popular type of affiliate marketing in Read More…

Text Links vs. Banner Ads

As an affiliate manager, I’m often asked, “Which convert better: text links or banners?” At first glance, the most obvious answer it text links. Glancing at a report or statistics will reveal that most of the time text links do convert better than banner ads. However, there’s more to the story than just that. I believe it has to do with how text links are used as opposed to banners that contribute greatly to the higher conversion / success rate. Consider for a moment how text links are employed as opposed to banners. Let’s first take a look at how Read More…

Strategies for Conversions through Effective Affiliate Landing Pages – Part 2 (Directing Visitors Who Want to Buy)

In Strategies for Affiliate Landing Pages Part 1 we discussed the idea of a value added landing page, talked about two types of site visitors, and discussed strategies for designing a landing page for early buying cycle visitors. Now, I’d like to discuss strategies for those buyers who know exactly what they want to purchase. You can usually identify these buyers by how they are arriving at your site. If they’ve used exact product names, or very specific keywords, then you can generally assume that they have already narrowed down their choice to this specific product. Now it’s all a matter of Read More…

Can you make BIG money in Affiliate Marketing?

Yes, you can! Paul from Uber Affiliate just put up a new site compiling some of the pictures and earnings from a few large affiliates over atS.eriously.com. Those checks and earnings reports can certainly be motivating (Granted there is some discussion and debate over how many are real and how many are…touched up). But either way, as a firm, AMWSO has issued some big checks over the past few years. Of course these aren’t generally net earnings, as a lot of that traffic might have been paid for via paid search ads. So even though an affiliate gets a check for say Read More…

Can you make BIG money in Affiliate Marketing?

Yes, you can! Paul from Uber Affiliate just put up a new site compiling some of the pictures and earnings from a few large affiliates over atS.eriously.com. Those checks and earnings reports can certainly be motivating (Granted there is some discussion and debate over how many are real and how many are…touched up). But either way, as a firm, AMWSO has issued some big checks over the past few years. Of course these aren’t generally net earnings, as a lot of that traffic might have been paid for via paid search ads. So even though an affiliate gets a check for say Read More…