Readers 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 »
I 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 »
The 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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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