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Affiliate Marketing & How I Become an Affiliate Marketer

By |November 28th, 2017|Affiliate Marketing, Blog|

Affiliate marketing is a performance based marketing that allows an affiliate to earn a commission whenever they refer a paying customer to an advertisers website. While affiliate marketing is sometimes promoted to be a easy way to make money it couldn't be far from the truth. My education, experience and passion for learning has [...]

Boost Sales with an Affiliate Program

By |November 21st, 2017|Affiliate Marketing, Blog|

If you're running an online shop or looking to generate leads to your website you may want to consider setting up an affiliate program. It really isn't surprising that Amazon is the world's largest online retailer, however most people aren't aware that most of their revenue is generated from their affiliate program which makes [...]

B&B Niagara – New Affiliate Travel Website

By |February 5th, 2017|Affiliate Marketing, Blog|

I haven't launched an affiliate based website for a long time and last month I finally decided I'd get my feet wet again with a simple travel website. Since my fiancee and I are in love with the Niagara-on-the-Lake region of Ontario for its historic town, beautiful landscapes and wineries I decided to focus on [...]

F*&K Spec Work & Unpaid Internships! Earn & Learn With Affiliate Marketing

By |November 21st, 2016|Affiliate Marketing, Blog|

Two dirty phrases that web designers and graphic designers will hear multiple times throughout their career is "unpaid internship" and "spec work". Just mention this word to some people I know and it's enough to make them cringe and go off like they have terets. This is also something that really hits home for me as [...]

Monetize Your WordPress Blog

By |February 10th, 2016|Affiliate Marketing, Blog, Wordpress|

Affiliate marketing has definitely become more challenging over the years, especially since Google launched algorithmic updates that basically wiped out or affected thousands of affiliate based websites like some of my own. While many affiliate marketers pounded their fist in the sand I completely understood since why we were being penalized. Google's mandate is to [...]

Death of an Affiliate Marketer

By |February 1st, 2016|Affiliate Marketing, Blog|

In 2004 I learned about affiliate marketing almost by accident as it became part of an experiment that combined by web development skills with my ability to optimize websites in search. The cost was low and the reward was high. For instance I would purchase a domain for $15, a hosting package for $5/month, build a [...]

Affiliate Marketing Explained and My Personal Experience

By |June 4th, 2015|Affiliate Marketing, Blog|

Whenever I mention the words "Affiliate Marketing" most people don't have a clue what I'm talking about and it's not exactly something easy to explain either unless I had a whiteboard handy. Unfortunately this online marketing strategy is overlooked by most companies today. Setting up an affiliate program can not only be inexpensive to setup but [...]

A Look into Affiliate Marketing

By |November 30th, 2014|Affiliate Marketing, Blog|

For those who don't know what Affiliate Marketing is. It's essentially promoting products online and making a small percentage or dollar amount on the sale or conversion when you send customers to an ecommerce website. For example if I promote a book on my site and someone clicks on a buy now button to order [...]