Statistics on Blog / Content Monetization via Affiliate Links

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An affiliate network owner in a country where affiliate marketing is just developing has reached out to me recently. They are looking to attract more bloggers (and other quality content producers) to affiliate marketing, but with the majority of them monetizing via CPM and CPC models, getting them to switch to CPA models (CPS, CPL, Read More …

How To Monetize Your Blog: Most Popular Ways and Affiliate Options

Posted on10 CommentsCategoriesThoughts for Affiliates

Did you know that when it comes to blog monetization, affiliate marketing is second only to contextual ads type tools (see more in Technorati’s State of the Blogosphere 2011 report)? That’s quite a change from 2009; and if one includes Google AdSense into the “affiliate advertising links” category (as some affiliate marketers do), I’m certain Read More …

10 Affiliate Marketing Bloggers to Keep an Eye On in 2012

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It’s been some time since my Top 20 Affiliate Marketing Bloggers to Watch in 2011 post. And besides the fact that one of these twenty has claimed her Affiliate Summit’s best blogger award (Tricia Meyer, who is now inspired to reach new blogging heights, and, of course, belongs on my below list), a few other Read More …

Merchant to Pay FTC $250,000 Over Missing Affiliate Disclosures

Posted on7 CommentsCategoriesGeneral Discussion, Online Marketing, Thoughts for Affiliates

On Saturday my Google Alerts notified me of an article at lexology.com which talked about a merchant agreeing to settle with the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), having “signed a consent agreement and agreed to pay $250,000 for deceptively representing that endorsements … that were posted on blogs or other websites created by Legacy’s affiliates.” Sad Read More …

Should Bloggers Worry About Google’s “Farmer” Algorithm Update?

Posted on13 CommentsCategoriesGeneral Discussion, Online Marketing, Thoughts for Affiliates

With the fairly recent Google’s “Farmer” Algorithm Update multiple bloggers (affiliates in particular) became concerned (subject also brought up by Joe Sousa in his recent post here), and started wondering if they (as content producers) may be affected by it. The short answer is: “No, as long as what you produce is unique and quality Read More …

BlogDash Blogger Outreach Tool & Affiliate Recruitment

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Yesterday I’ve learned of BlogDash, a system which provides you with “the tools to find the bloggers who will actually care about your story, company, product” as well as with “all the information … to make a personalized and educated pitch”. BlogDash was actually announced by David Spinks (one of the company’s Co-Founders) at BlogWorld Read More …

3 Types of Bloggers & Online Content Publishers

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A new issue of FeedFront Magazine has come out last week, and on page 62 of it I talk of the three main types of content publishers (bloggers certainly included): 1. Reporters — love to write about breakthrough ideas and technologies, new studies, and fresh statistical data. They love to announce, analyze, and draw conclusions Read More …