08 March 2016
The internet is a goldmine for those entrepreneurs willing to learn how to make an income from all the bountiful resources. Whether it is through social media, business websites, and blogs, these traditional ways are above, yet there is more to know about what is really happening below. We’re talking about drop shipping versus affiliate marketing.These are mysterious avenues to income are residual income forces are.
08 March 2016
While successfully releasing a new product, feature, or UI is certainly not rocket science, you should consider approaching your next product launch like NASA approaches rocket launches. Folks don’t just show up at Cape Canaveral on launch day and say “Let’s try this and see what happens!” Whether you’re launching a product or launching a rocket, a single error can have a massive—even catastrophic—impact.Because NASA has zero room for error, they must be meticulous about planning, communicating, training, and testing well ahead of launch day.Much like rocket launches, product and feature releases are often months—even years—in the making. You’re planning, designing, building, testing, and making changes… over and over again until you’re ready to ship
07 March 2016
We featured fertility affiliate programs back in 2012 as one of affiliate marketing’s evergreen niches.It’s been four years since we made that statement, and fertility and fertility-related websites like NaturalFertilityandWellness.com and FertilityFriend.com continue to remain popular destinations for people looking for support and solutions. But are they still worth the effort of maintaining?Is the fertility niche still an evergreen niche? Or has time drained this niche of its ability to be profitable?The Fertility Niche 2016: Has Anything Changed?What is the fertility niche about
03 March 2016
When it comes to fundraising, we sell fruit and cookies, engage in outreach to potential donors (using methods ranging from direct contact to casting wider nets via social media), employ numerous other online and offline techniques, but affiliate marketing is an avenue that most non-profits and charities are not even aware of; and, consequently, it remains one of the most underutilized methods of online fundraising.According to Classy.org, 72% of all charitable contributions are made by individuals (followed by foundations at 15%, bequests at 8%, and corporations at 5%):While about 15% of Americans do not use the Internet [source] the vast majority of us do; and out of some 320 million people that reside in the U.S., more than 200 million are active online shoppers [source]. This is nearly 80% of the U.S. population age 15 and above!Combining the fact that the vast majority of charitable contributors are individual donors with the reality that most of them eagerly shop online, makes affiliate marketing a common-sense technique to turn to when it comes to raising money online.However new (and/or unknown) the area of “affiliate marketing” may be to you, in the context at hand it works as straightforwardly as this:Nonprofit/charity/fundraiser signs up for affiliate programs(i.e. becomes an “affiliate,” which is 100% free); Fundraiser encourages its supporters to shop through its affiliate links(via its website, social media efforts, email, other methods of online promotion); When any supporter purchases something through fundraiser’s affiliate link, the fundraiser receives a commission You may read more about the overall concept in a brilliant (yet eloquent) How Affiliate Marketing Works article here, check out also my free “How To” Guide to Affiliate Marketing, and do give it a serious consideration for you own fundraising efforts!
01 March 2016
In August 2015, Rakuten Affiliate Network commissioned Forrester, the research company, to conduct a study on the factors driving growth in the affiliate industry.Forrester surveyed decision makers at 151 large U.S.
25 February 2016
For almost 20 years, Affiliates have steadily helped Retailers increase traffic, acquire new customers and boost sales. However, e-commerce continues to evolve at an alarmingly fast rate and Merchants must continue to develop their Affiliate strategy in response to these changes.Part 1 of 3 of Maintaining a Modern Affiliate Program is understanding customer behavior and utilizing the Clickstream