AdSense and Affiliate Marketing: Conflicting or Complimentary?

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Among other interesting facts, the Technorati’s State of the Blogosphere 2009 report revealed that “search ads” (which would include Google AdSense in this context) were the 2nd most popular blog monetization method, while “affiliate marketing links” came 3rd [more here]. It isn’t unusual for an affiliate to run AdSense units simultaneously with affiliate banners, text Read More …

Are Affiliates Happy with eBay’s Quality Click Pricing?

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In late August 2009 eBay announced, and in September 2009 implemented their Quality Click Pricing affiliate compensation model which essentially meant moving from their previous CPA model to a CPC model (details in my eBay Partner Network Will Now Pay for Clicks post). The concept was developed back in late 2008 – early 2009, and Read More …

10 Great Posts – Week of February 7-13, 2010

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Every week I read dozens of articles published online. Naturally, the vast majority of them are directly related to online marketing in general, and affiliate marketing in particular. The abundance of excellent content published online is so great that I never have enough time to incorporate what I learn into my own writing, and my Read More …