I have talked in the past on this podcast about finding the sweet spot for your affiliate links.Because, face it. Listing your links or dropping a bunch of ads in the sidebar just doesn't cut it most times, if any.There is an Exception to the Rule When I started using affiliate links, … [Read more...] about A Simple Click on an Affiliate Link
Placing the ads on your site strategically is important, but there are other factors to consider, too.Okay, here's the deal. I do agree that ad placement is critical. In fact, I have run tests myself to figure out that part. Over the years, I have tried banner ads in the sidebars and … [Read more...] about It’s More Than Just Strategic Ad Placement
Did you once think that monetizing your blog meant slapping up spammy ads?Have you ever wondered how smart bloggers and site owners sell without turning off their readers?Are you interested in earning money from your blog by only promoting things that are really useful and can help your … [Read more...] about How to Monetize Your WordPress Blog. An In-Depth Guide.
In any industry, you will find the good, the bad and the ugly. But so many people put all affiliate marketing into "not good" bucket. They figure since they don't have affiliate links in their content, nobody else should. Well, I tend to disagree.There has always been a good number of … [Read more...] about Get Off Your Anti-Affiliate High Horse
If you are like me, you have a fair number of affiliate links. In fact, that is a large chunk of our income here at BobWP. And if you do this, it's best to have a way to manage and change them easily.If you are already using WooCommerce, you can sell affiliate products and services just like you … [Read more...] about Managing WooCommerce Affiliate Links with Thirsty Affiliates
When someone expects a theme to help with ad conversions, well, they don't understand the role of their WordPress theme.Listen to it...Will Your Theme Help You With Conversions? Awhile back I got a comment on a post that I did on a theme. Here it is paraphrased: I'm using this theme … [Read more...] about Your WordPress Theme: A Tool for Monetization
When it comes to starting your own affiliate program, you first have the choice to use a third-party service like ShareaSale or set it up and run it on your own site. If you are using WordPress, there is a great plugin out that there will do the trick called AffiliateWP. But it's not all about the … [Read more...] about Three Tips for Setting Up and Running Your Own Affiliate Program
If you are looking to get into affiliate marketing, or grow your existing efforts, if you haven't made an Affiliate Summit yet, well, you are missing out on quite the event. Watch...Listen...Read... On the 7th-9th of January, 2018, Affiliate Summit West is happening in Vegas. Now, if you … [Read more...] about Ramp Up Your Affiliate Marketing with Affiliate Summit West
There are a ton of WordPress video tutorial sites on the web. There are only a few that can provide premium content that is professionally created and updated as needed. My friend Shawn Hesketh over on WP101.com is one of those few. Since 2008, they have taught thousands upon thousands of users how … [Read more...] about Insights Into Starting and Running a Video Tutorial Online Membership Site
There are a a lot of different perspectives around how people view affiliate marketing. And I just wanted to touch on one of the core reasons some look at it negatively. Watch...Listen...Read... Years ago, there was a skit on Saturday Night Live, a talk show called Ruining It For … [Read more...] about Affiliate Marketing: People Who Ruin It for Other People
I am a huge fan of affiliate partnerships. But I enter into these types of agreements carefully, and always with my readers’ and clients’ interest at heart. I use affiliate links in my blog posts and other content, whenever I see a product or service that is reliable, value-driven and a good … [Read more...] about Why I Don’t Always Share That Affiliate Link of Products and Services I Recommend
Watch...Listen...Read... If I talk about affiliates a lot of this podcast, it's because I have the experience with them and want to help my listeners have more success with them.This is just a quick thoughts I'd like to share that affects both affiliate marketers and those who run … [Read more...] about How Much of a Salesperson Is the Affiliate Marketer?