Can you set up affiliate codes as an affiliate?

I’ve just been emailed with a request from an interesting perspective and thought it was worth sharing the response. Hi there, here’s my question. I am a blog/site that recommends products for my readers to purchase. Everything I have read about affiliate programs is written for the “retailers website”. I wish to know if an […]

Affiliate Programs that pass SEO weight

I’ve had some spare time while out of the office and have been reading a couple of interesting posts on work people have completed surrounding building affiliate programs that pass SEO weight. As you’ll most likely know, affiliate programs are all about gaining advertisements (or links) from other websites through to your own to promote […]

Affiliate Coaching in New Zealand

This morning I was asked if there is any direct affiliate coaching in New Zealand available to help someone who is interested in getting into affiliate marketing as a supplementary income. It’s a good question so I thought I’d post the Q & A here; Good morning Gary, I live in Whangaparaoa and I am […]

Finding Affiliate Programs In Your Industry

There was a simple but often overlooked question in our Affiliate Forum over the last week that I thought deserved a post to help others out with their searching as well. Hopefully the forum poster doesn’t mind me answering the question regarding Affiliate Merchants here; I just joined the affiliate program forum a couple of […]

Affiliate Newsletters

The most regular means of communication between affiliate managers and the wider group of affiliates in their program is generally going to be the affiliate newsletter, otherwise known as CRM (customer relationship management) if you’re the affiliate manager. The affiliate newsletter is commonly under-utilised when, done well, it can be one of the better means […]

Will Google Wave change anything?

I watched the¬†Google Wave presentation recently and aside from getting a few laughs from the speakers crashing the sandbox version of the new open source Google Wave project it really does look like it has the potential to change online messaging or more specifcally change the online collaborative documentation offering. The discussion elements available as […]

Should affiliates use Twitter for affiliate marketing?

Personally, I’m not particularly keen on the idea of using Twitter for affiliate marketing beyond promoting your site directly. It just reeks a little too much of spamming a social network. It’s a reasonable argument that there are a lot of people who are currently using Twitter as purely a promotional tool for pushing their […]

Short URL services for affiliate marketing

If you’ve ever used Twitter or if you’re really into short URL’s you will be likely to have come across the URL shortening services that are available from a few different companies. The idea behind the service provided is to solve the problem of the ever increasing length and complexity of URL’s. Many sites will […]