Affiliate Marketing Training – My NAMS

Chris Cobb at NAMS6

Chris Cobb at NAMS6Readers of My Bonus Blog know that I’m a raving fan of NAMS (Niche Affiliate Marketing System) and its founder David Perdew. I showed up at the very first NAMS workshop in Atlanta in January 2009 having recently retired from my 30-year career in the financial services industry. About a month ago I attended the 6th NAMS workshop and this time I went as an instructor. It’s been quite an exciting ride over the last three years!« Continue »

Easy Video Creation

Easy Video Creation

Easy Video CreationI just got back from Bob “The Teacher” Jenkins’ SIMPLE3 Video Velocity workshop in Anaheim, California. Easy video creation is something that every affiliate marketer and Internet marketer needs to learn how to do. I have done a few videos but prior to this workshop, I didn’t enjoy the process because it was drudgery and took a lot of time. Now I know how to take the pain and the time out of the process.« Continue »

Finding a Profitable Niche

Finding a Profitable NicheThe first hurdle that new bloggers and affiliate marketers face is finding a profitable niche. Most new bloggers start with a topic that they are passionate about which is good because you will need to create lots of content. If you intend to actually make money with your blog, this topic needs to be one where your target audience is willing to spend money. That’s what we mean when we say “profitable niche”.« Continue »

Finding a Niche: “Get Rid Of” Topics

Get Rid of Searches on Google

New bloggers and affiliate marketers often get stumped right out of the gate trying to find a niche or a topic.

One thing you should always keep in mind: selling a product that has no purpose is much, much harder than selling something that solves a problem that many people have.« Continue »

NAMS: Best Internet Marketing Christmas Gift

Readers of “My Bonus Blog” know that I am a BIG fan of NAMS (Niche Affiliate Marketing System) workshops. I’ve written several NAMS blog posts about my experiences and the tremendous value I’ve personally received.

I wish everyone could attend a NAMS workshop, but I also know that it isn’t easy to travel to live workshops in Atlanta although we have had attendees from Australia, Venezuela, Canada and Japan.

Now You Don’t Have to Travel!« Continue »

Twitter Talk for July 2nd

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Should You Buy A Digital Keyboard For Piano Lessons | Parker Music Houston [chriscobb]
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Free Affiliate Programs http://mybonusblog.com/zdn [chriscobb]
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Spotted at the Instant Underground Gifts Event — Over 1500 eBooks, Graphics, Templates & Software http://ccob.be/921mW2 [chriscobb]
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I saw Bill McRea’s Stealth Marketing Plugin for free at the Instant Underground Gifts Event http://ccob.be/921mW2 [chriscobb]« Continue »

Free Affiliate Programs

As a new affiliate marketer, you will want to register with free affiliate programs. Those are programs that you don’t have to buy the product in order to become an affiliate.

Here’s a list of the most popular free affiliate programs. You can also find information about how to join the programs and tips about how to be accepted. These are affiliate program managers meaning that the company runs affiliate programs for many merchants. You will join the management program and then either be eligible to promote any product or be required to apply to the individual merchants.« Continue »

How to Use Market Samurai to Build a Niche Website

Try Market Samurai now for free!I created a video showing you how I used Market Samurai to build a niche website about glass teapots for affiliate marketing sales. You would be hard pressed to find someone who has used Market Samurai that doesn’t think it is one of the best marketing tools available today.

It started out as a keyword tool but it has become so much more.« Continue »

Twitter Talk for May 27th

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RT @drperdew: RT Plz #NAMS Its all about your life and making something out
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Today at noon EDT on Blog Talk Radio ~ @divatoolbox interviews
@CindyBradford ,author of Promises Kept http://bit.ly/9s9lPn [chriscobb]
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I am listening to the Cindy Bradford Author of Promises Kept show by Diva Toolbox on #BlogTalkRadio – http://tobtr.com/s/1067187 [chriscobb]
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Cindy Bradford tells us that novel writing is sitting down to tell a story, only on paper http://bit.ly/btX5tb [chriscobb]
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Inspiring video of IM novice. You’ll need NAMS4MAY after you watch the video. http://NAMSDiscount.com [chriscobb]
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Anyone using Tweet Traffic Rush? [chriscobb]
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[Wed Tip] Blogging Tools Make Your Life Easier [chriscobb]
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If you submit a guest blog post for @DanReinhold you will get more links to your site & could win some cool stuff http://bit.ly/bIcRMv [chriscobb]

Twitter Talk for May 20th

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Need more PR tips? #followfriday @shannoncherry [chriscobb]
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RT @kathleengage: VIP Club doors close in 7 days: A few months ago I introduced
my VIP Club membership program. The… http://bit.ly/9TthPC [chriscobb]
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RT @kellymccausey: Join me for Monday Morning Breakthrough at 10:30am Eastern! http://www.mommasterminds.com/breakthrough.htm [chriscobb]
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Thesis Theme Customization — 2 Cool Tricks http://mybonusblog.com/ygj [chriscobb]