A sales page is only as good as it's ability to keep a person's
attention. Promoting affiliate products presents some unique
obstacles and pitfalls which people fall into every day without
realizing it. Sales copy is everywhere and as more people
compete to promote a single product, the harder it gets.
It has become well known that writing articles, reviews and
personal recommendations are good methods for generating traffic
and sales to both your website and affiliate products, but more
often ...Read the rest of this post »
If you’ve started using Adsense as a way to increase advertising
income, but the numbers just aren’t adding up to what you
expected, the problem might be with the ads themselves. If the
ads being generated by Google’s Adsense aren’t relevant to your
website, visitors won’t click on them. And, no click-y, no
money. It’s that simple. And it’s a simple situation to fix.
One way to know if the ads are working is to monitor the
click-through-rate (CTR) on a page. If it’s low, it’s ...Read the rest of this post »
Product data feeds are really popular among affiliates because
they can help produce thousands of product pages quickly and
easily. Such pages can be used to drive highly targeted search
engine traffic looking specifically for those products. But
there is a big problem.
The problem with data feeds is the fact that a lot of affiliates
use the same copies of feeds in the same exact ways. Most data
feed affiliates put just the product names in HTML titles, so
they all end up with a bunch of ...Read the rest of this post »
I am not going to describe what a product feed (or a data-feed)
is. There is a lot of information out there about how to use one
to build sites. Instead, I want to talk about how you can
actually make more sales with data-feed sites.
The program that I manage offers a product feed, and I get a
chance to see a sad picture of many good affiliates wasting
Here is my advice from the affiliate manager's perspective.
Whenever you join (or think bout joining) a program, you need ...Read the rest of this post »