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An Interview with Ian Fernando of IanTernet Media

Posted on March 04, 2010 by Tim Schroeder

Ian is as well-known for his affiliate marketing efforts as he is for his ability to network with industry vets and new affiliates at his IANteract dinners. I’ve had the chance to chat with him at several shows, and even caught his session at a recent Affiliate Summit. For more information, you can visit Ian’s […]

An Interview with Brandon Adcock of BrandonAdcock.com

Posted on March 03, 2010 by Tim Schroeder

Brandon is another very successful affiliate and direct response marketer who likes to fly just under the radar. I’ve run into Brandon at a few conferences and exchanged some great tips with him. I also visit his blog regularly to check out new posts. For more insights, you can visit Brandon’s blog, or find him on Twitter, Facebook, […]

An Interview with Trisha Lyn Fawver of Affiliate Marketing Fanatics

Posted on March 02, 2010 by Tim Schroeder

Trisha has an extensive affiliate background, having worked with reputable companies including most recently For Me To Coupon, her insights at conferences, on her blog, and on the Affiliate Marketing Fanatics podcast she co-hosts on GeekCast.fm. You can check out Trisha’s blog, or find her on Twitter, Facebook, and LinkedIn. An Interview With Trisha Lyn Fawver How […]

An Interview With Jonathan Volk of JonathanVolk.com

Posted on February 25, 2010 by Tim Schroeder

Jonathan’s blog is one of the top on my must-read list. He provides a lot of great resources for affiliates and online marketers. He also recently wrote a free guide, Affiliate Marketing 101, and has some fun contests running to announce the launch. You can check out Jonathan’s blog, or find him on Twitter, Facebook, and LinkedIn. An Interview With […]

An Interview with Kate Morris of MarketingDemons.com

Posted on February 24, 2010 by Tim Schroeder

Kate Morris is a search marketing guru who I met at SXSW last year. Our unofficial tour guide in Austin, Kate has organized some great search and affiliate marketing meetups and discussions both locally and on panels at several trade shows including Affiliate Summit. Kate also co-founded Marketing Demons, a search and social marketing agency. […]

Junk-eMail Is Sometimes Good!

Posted on January 07, 2010 by Tim Schroeder

I got an email today from Amazon titled “PlayStation 3: Top Games of 2009.” The email also links to new future releases which you could try and setup campaigns for so you will be first. Normally you might consider email like this junkmail. But as an affiliate some of these emails can be really helpful! […]

Who Is Filing Bankruptcy? Stats For Your Affiliate Campaigns.

Posted on November 24, 2009 by Tim Schroeder

Demographic Stats. They can make or break your next affiliate campaign. How can you use this data on Who Is Filing Bankruptcy? 1. Bankruptcy Campaigns 2. Payday Loans 3. Low/No Credit Credit Card Offers and a lot more. Think about it! Highest Converters: Education: High School/GED Followed By Some College Gender: Slight edge for males. […]

Choose a Niche. Get It Right. First.

Posted on November 19, 2009 by Tim Schroeder

Are You Focusing On Too Many Niches or Verticals At Once? I find that one thing that holds many affiliate back is that they simply try to conquer too many verticals at once. I often have a problem trying to stay focused in particular vertical myself even if I’ve had big success with it in […]

How To Increase Affiliate Conversions by Creating Follow Up Messages

Posted on November 19, 2009 by Garry Conn - Contributing Writer

It should go without saying that creating, growing, and maintaining a mailing list is absolutely essential towards effectively marketing and promoting affiliate based products. In my opinion, one of the best Internet marketing software available is Aweber. I have personally used Aweber for three years and would never consider using anything else. If you don’t […]

How To Automatically Promote Affiliate Products on FaceBook and Twitter

Posted on November 17, 2009 by Garry Conn - Contributing Writer

Being an affiliate marketer can be difficult at times. And as you know, every so often, there are many challenging things that can happen. Reflecting on that, and in my opinion, two of my most challenging elements of being an affiliate marketer is with properly managing my time and with broadening and increasing my marketing […]

My First $4,300+ Day With CX Digital

Posted on June 12, 2008 by Tim Schroeder

Chad from CDF Networks wrote an interesting post about why he does not post screenshots. It actually had me second thinking posting some of my own CX Digital screenshots. Here is another new screenshot which shows my first $4,000 day with CX Digital (i’ll explain why I posted this below): I Posted That Screenshot To […]

$7500 in 1 Month with CX Digital? Day 27

Posted on May 29, 2008 by Tim Schroeder

(Update: This post is over a year old and lets just say that my revenue is MUCH higher now) 😉 This post isn’t meant to be for bragging or to boost my ego. There are a lot of people doing affiliate marketing that make WAY more than I do online. I’m really a smaller fish […]

What a “Fuelish” Thing To Do!

Posted on May 13, 2008 by Tim Schroeder

> Sky-High Gas Prices > The Housing Bubble Crash > A Very Volatile and Nervous Stock Market. > Average Credit Card Debt Near Record Highs. > The Value Of The U.S. Dollar Near Record Lows. > Food Prices Are Soaring. If you have been watching the U.S. news (which is great for brainstorming new niches) […]

$7500 in 1 Month with CX Digital? Day 8

Posted on May 09, 2008 by Tim Schroeder

This is an update to my post, Can I Make $7500 in 1 Month with CX Digital? I’m not sure how long they will continue with this bonus but when new CX Digital affiliates reach $7,500 in revenue within their first 30 days, they will receive a $750 bonus (you must notify them if you […]

Can I Make $7500 in 1 Month with CX Digital? Day 1

Posted on May 02, 2008 by Tim Schroeder

Yesterday I signed up with CX Digital Media (a.k.a. IncentaClick) in addition to three other new affiliate networks which I’ll mention later. I think I get checks from at least 10 different affiliate networks every month now and I’d like to narrow down my “affiliate networks of choice” down to five or less. There are […]

Ringtones: 8 days and $1,544 in Revenue

Posted on March 12, 2008 by Tim Schroeder

(Update: This post is over a year old. I’m not running ringtone offers anymore but  lets just say that my revenue is MUCH higher now) 😉 Well, it’s been about 8 days since I’ve starting marketing ringtones. Yes, I know I’m about three years late getting into this niche but I wanted to see for […]

Ringtones, Here I Come!

Posted on February 27, 2008 by Tim Schroeder

I’ve been working on a mixtures of tasks the past week but mostly setting up some new PPC campaigns. One of the areas I’ve been dabbling in on a small scale is Ringtones. I’ve been direct linking (at a profit loss) the past few days while working on designing my own landing pages. I’ve also […]

Find Great Domains Fast – Three Easy Steps

Posted on January 29, 2008 by Tim Schroeder

Step 1: Generate Your Keyword List Enter any keyword or keyword phrase into one of the recommended Keyword Research Tools found here. In this example, I’m going to use Wordtracker’s free keyword research tool and use the example keyword “shoes.” Highlight the results and copy them. Step 2: Paste into Excel and Modify Columns A. […]

Can I Make Money With Build a Niche Store?

Posted on December 04, 2007 by Tim Schroeder

Build a Niche Store, also known as BANS, has been around for quite some time now but the program continues to create buzz throughout the blogosphere. I first read about BANS a few months ago and put it on my to-do list for some future projects. Well I finally got around to purchasing Build a […]

Go Dynamic! …with Adwords Dynamic Keyword Insertion On Your Landing Page

Posted on November 07, 2007 by Tim Schroeder

In my first “Go Dynamic!” article I talked about using Dynamic Keyword Insertion With Google Adwords. In specific, how to insert keywords “dynamically” into your text ads. As a follow-up to this, I’m now going to telling you how to use Google Adwords so that your clickthrough URL dynamic inserts keywords into your landing pages. […]

Go Dynamic! …with Google Adwords Dynamic Keyword Insertion

Posted on November 05, 2007 by Tim Schroeder

As I continue to experiment with new affiliate PPC campaigns, I’ve been venturing into new techniques I previously had not tried. One of those techniques is using “Dynamic Keyword Insertion” (also known as DKI) with Adwords. DKI allows you to have specific keywords in your advertising campaign displayed automatically within your text ads. Here is […]

Cloaking with Google Adwords Revealed!

Posted on October 29, 2007 by Tim Schroeder

First let me say that in the long run it’s probably better to setup your own landing page when doing PPC affiliate marketing. I’ll get into some of those specific reasons in another post. There are however times when you might want to do PPC direct linking or cloaking first. I personally have been doing […]

Venture into PPC Marketing – Update

Posted on September 14, 2007 by Tim Schroeder

A couple months ago I wrote a post talking about my new venture into PPC marketing. I mentioned that I was doing some new experimenting with “direct to the merchant” PPC advertising using Google Adwords and made $453 in revenue using OfferWeb in a little over two days. That’s after expenses. Since then I have […]

Hiding Your Affiliate Links – Revisited

Posted on September 12, 2007 by Tim Schroeder

Back on June 27 2007 I posted an article on Protecting Your Affiliate Links. This method used both Javascript redirects and a meta-refesh code. A few days ago Kumiko of Cash Quests made a post titled the “New Internet: Now Without Affiliate Links.” This is basically along the lines of my original post about protecting […]

An Intro to Pay-Per-Click Search Networks

Posted on August 29, 2007 by Tim Schroeder

Pay-Per-Click Search Engines, also sometimes known as pay-for-placement or pay-for-ranking search engines, allow an advertiser to make a maximum bid on specific search keywords.This maximum bid is the highest amount you are willing to pay for a clickthrough for a particular search phrase. You are only charged when your ad is clicked and you are […]

In-House Affiliate Programs Can Equal Bigger Profits

Posted on August 21, 2007 by Tim Schroeder

There are many advertisers which manage their affiliate programs in-house only. You often will not find these programs by searching through any of the largest affiliate networks. These in-house affiliate programs also have less competition because they are not as well known than those found in the networks. One example is the Viatalk affiliate program. […]

How I Make Money With Forums

Posted on August 03, 2007 by Tim Schroeder

In my previous post about How I Make Money Blogging, I wrote about what some of my existing blog projects are and about some possible future blogging projects. I’m hoping it may have helped sparked a few new ideas for yourself! I’m continuing this series on different ways I’m currently making money online with: HOW […]

How I Make Money Blogging

Posted on August 01, 2007 by Tim Schroeder

With so many different ways to make money online, it’s sometime difficult to keep focus and to decide which projects to tackle first. Should I start another blog? Should I continue with my new Direct PPC affiliate marketing experiments? Should I work on a deep content SEOd website? Should I start some landing page PPC […]

The Top 10 Affiliate Marketing Forums

Posted on July 27, 2007 by Tim Schroeder

Are you out of ideas? Are you struggling to make money online? I’d start with adding eMonetized to you RSS feed and reading through my archives. Then head on over to your favorite affiliate marketing forum! Affiliate marketing forums can be an incredible source for learning the ropes on affiliate marketing and as a great […]

My New Venture into PPC Marketing – 1st Tests

Posted on July 18, 2007 by Tim Schroeder

I’ve been reading a lot of blog posts lately about how much money is being made with affiliate marketing and PPC. Obviously people having been making a killing from this approach for a long time. I’ve been using PPC for a long time, but only on a rather small scale except for one campaign. I’ve […]

Finding a Profitable Niche – The Basics

Posted on July 13, 2007 by Tim Schroeder

Finding a good niche can make or break a website. A “Niche” is a narrow segment of a sometimes small but highly profitable market. For example, Internet Marketing is a broad topic. A Niche within “Internet Marketing” would be Search Engine Optimization or Pay-Per-Click Marketing. But we can get even more focused and narrow down […]

AuctionAds Affiliate Performance Update

Posted on July 10, 2007 by Tim Schroeder

In my previous AuctionAds Review I talked about some of the good and not-so-good aspects of the program. The only place I have been experimenting with AuctionAds is in a few sections of my webmaster forum and also with the small section on this blogs sidebar. Here is how AuctionAds has performed for me from […]

Protecting Your Affiliate Links

Posted on June 27, 2007 by Tim Schroeder

Google may be getting smarter at detecting affiliate only type websites and unfortunately they don’t care for them much. Because of this, it seems to be more difficult for affiliate websites to rank well in the natural search engine rankings. In addition, obvious affiliate links may also play a role in your Google Adwords quality […]

Quick Tip: Don’t Bother with Penny Commissions

Posted on June 26, 2007 by Tim Schroeder

If you are just getting started with affiliate marketing and unless you have a really high traffic website, low commission offers may quickly frustrate you. I generally do not promote an affiliate program that pays less than 35% per sale and/or less than $10 per lead. Higher commission products or services will also give you […]

Tips for Getting The Most Out of Squidoo

Posted on June 19, 2007 by Tim Schroeder

Squidoo is a social media website that allows you to create a webpage, called a Lens, on their website about any subject. The definition they created for “Squidoo” explains it best: Squidoo: SKWID-OO, n. v., adj., addiction. 1) thousands of people creating a handbuilt catalog of the best stuff online 2) a free and fun […]

Understanding Affiliate Acronyms – The List

Posted on May 24, 2007 by Tim Schroeder

If you are going to get into the affiliate game, you are going to need to know how to play it. When you are new to affiliate marketing, it can often be confusing with all of the affiliate acronyms and jargon used. I’ve put together a large list of commonly used acronyms. Don’t let this […]

Adsense Arbitrage – A Case Study

Posted on May 21, 2007 by Tim Schroeder

I thought I would share with you a small Adsense Arbitrage experiment I conducted back in January of 2007. Since I’ll be talking about Adsense Arbitrage every once in awhile on this blog I wanted you to realize I’ve actually tried it myself! Lastly, I do not consider myself an Adsense Arbitrage “expert” and I […]

What is Adsense Arbitrage and How Does it work?

Posted on May 21, 2007 by Tim Schroeder

Google Adsense Arbitrage (AKA Pay-Per-Click Arbitrage) is the act of exploiting price differences between the pay-per-click search engines and using these differences to profit with the pay-per-click affiliate networks. This process is best understood with a few examples. You could purchase low cost keyword ads via MSN Adcenter and then send them to a landing […]

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