How to Leverage Affiliate Relationships to Create Content

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Note from Geno Prussakov: I am excited to welcome our newest guest blogger, UK-based Pete Campbell. Enjoy his first AM Navigator post below. Very few things in life are black and white (zebras and pianos are notable exceptions) and, more often than not, things fall into that difficult and morally ambiguous “grey area”. This is just as true Read More …

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

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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 …

Trademarks in Affiliate Subdomains and Subfolders

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I blogged about the trademark use in affiliate domain names. But what about subdomains? Amazon, for example, deems it “unsuitable” for affiliate websites to: …include any trademark of Amazon.com, Inc. or its affiliates, or any variation or misspelling of any trademark of Amazon.com, Inc. or its affiliates, in any domain name — for example, a Read More …

To Hyphenate or Not to Hyphenate a Domain Name?

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I have been recommending affiliates to use keyword-rich domain names more aggressively, and I myself have been experimenting with different types of domains and how well they do with search engines. Today I would like to share with you my experience with hyphenated domain names. Some are saying that hyphens in domain names are a Read More …

SEO Link Building in Affiliate Marketing – Affiliate Perspective

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The question of link building and improving SEO simultaneously with the development of an affiliate marketing relationship is one that merchants ask me quite frequently. Here’s the text of one such email: In our next newsletter we would like to push an extra 1% commission for anyone who puts some SEO HTML code on their Read More …

SEO Link Building in Affiliate Marketing – Merchant’s Perspective

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An affiliate wrote: I am one of your affiliates and have an affiliate link on my web site www.hisURLhere.com for your store. My site is new this month and I’m working on building traffic (which would benefit both of us) by getting others to link to my site.  I was wondering if you could add Read More …