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 […]

New Zealand Internet Blackout

If you haven’t heard about it yet, you need to get along to the Creative Freedom Foundation to help join the protest surrounding the looming implementation of a copyright Act that is coming close to becoming law which effectively creates what people are calling a “Guilt Upon Accusation” situation. There is an Internet Blackout running […]

What are affiliates looking for?

Recently I came across an article reporting on a survey of affiliates completed in late 2008. The main purpose of the survey was to find out what the most important things an affiliate was looking at when joining an affiliate program. They came in the following order; Commission amount Product being sold Brand Tracking platform Terms […]

Guest Article: Hiding ugly affiliate links using redirects

Prompted from a discussion in the forums about working with bad URL’s from certain affiliate programs we have a guest article from Harvey Kane a local SEO Consultant; Hiding ugly Affiliate links using redirects At some point in your affiliate career, you will invariably come across affiliate links that look a little bit too much […]

Designing a website for affiliate marketing

If you’re an affiliate and have a bright idea for what you’d like to build an affiliate website about (and potentially a domain you like) you’re ahead of the curve already. Next you’re going to ask yourself, what should my website look like? If you’re a designer by trade, you’re going to spend hours pondering […]

Choosing the right domain name for your website

If you’re looking at starting a website from scratch and already have an idea of the community you’re going to be targeting the website at then you’re in a wonderful position of being able to find a domain name that suits before you launch your website.There are a few different schools of thought on what […]

Guest Article: Learn Affiliate Marketing 101

After discussing affiliate marketing and the difficulties people have with finding basic information on the internet recently with another affiliate marketer he decided to write a piece specifically for that might help new affiliates with find answers to the basic questions; Learn Affiliate Marketing 101 Affiliate marketing is a great way to earn money […]

Choosing the right affiliate program to work with..

One of the challenges facing affiliates in all markets is picking the affiliate program that best suits your needs. Many affiliates will look at this question from the attitude of choosing who is will to pay you the most money for promoting their product through their program however there are better and more lucrative ways […]

Gaining links for SEO on your affiliate website

One of the key parts of optimising your website for search engines is building in-bound links from other websites. The best place you can possibly have a link is in a contextually rich area i.e. on a page that has plenty of good written copy around the keywords that you’re hoping to rank well in. […]