Save Time and Increase Earnings with Binom Pro Tracking Solution

What do you look for in an affiliate network? You want to make sure that it’s got some of the top offers in the industry, of course, because what good is a network if it doesn’t have the right offers. You also want to have good lines of communication open so you can get the support than you need. And you want to ensure that the network is run as efficiently and as effectively as possible. Ticking all of these boxes is CrakRevenue, the CPA network crowned with 20 international awards in the past five years, including best affiliate program and best overall company of the year. Are you ready to follow the whale? Make Money Online with CrakRevenue As fresh and as exciting as the new kids on the block might be, they’re unproven in the industry and you can have little assurance of where they might go next. […]

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Traffic Sources Based On Experience

There are a ton of different traffic sources out there you can run your affiliate marketing campaigns on and one of the easiest things you can do is completely overwhelm yourself by trying to run campaigns at all of them at the same time. I think it’s really important that you choose a traffic source, test a spread of campaigns on that traffic source, optimize your campaigns, and then scale until you hit a ceiling. If you simply setup campaigns on a bunch of different traffic sources all at once you are going to spread yourself too thin. So, what traffic sources do I suggest focusing on based on your experience as an affiliate marketer? I’ve broken down your possible experience level into four different levels. Those levels are Freshmen, Sophomore, Junior, and Senior. Here is an explanation of each level and one traffic source I suggest based on that level. Remember, […]

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3 Types of Affiliate Marketing Explained—and The One I Profit From

Affiliate marketing is a large part of the Smart Passive Income business. I’m here to share the three types of affiliate marketing that have worked for me the best. Pat Flynn October 8, 2018 In 2009, I originally published this post, the 3 Types of Affiliate Marketing Explained—and The One I Profit From. A lot has changed since then, and I’ve learned a ton along the way about affiliate marketing the right way. It’s now October 2018, and I wanted to share those new insights here, with a bunch of new takeaways for you to bring affiliate marketing into your own business! In this post, we’ll explore 3 main types of affiliate marketing: Unattached affiliate marketing Related affiliate marketing Involved affiliate marketing Ready to dive in? Let’s do this. In my November 2009 income report, you may have noticed that my affiliate income had surpassed my direct income from the […]

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How to Make Money with CrakRevenue Affiliate Network

What do you look for in an affiliate network? You want to make sure that it’s got some of the top offers in the industry, of course, because what good is a network if it doesn’t have the right offers. You also want to have good lines of communication open so you can get the support than you need. And you want to ensure that the network is run as efficiently and as effectively as possible. Ticking all of these boxes is CrakRevenue, the CPA network crowned with 20 international awards in the past five years, including best affiliate program and best overall company of the year. Are you ready to follow the whale? Make Money Online with CrakRevenue As fresh and as exciting as the new kids on the block might be, they’re unproven in the industry and you can have little assurance of where they might go next. […]

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How to Direct Link PeerFly Offers on Facebook Ads

How to direct link PeerFly offers using Facebook Ads is probably one of the most common questions I get from publishers interested in running affiliate offers on Facebook. Facebook provides a great ad platform that can be very lucrative to affiliates, but it does require some work to get your campaigns up and approved. It’s not as easy as just putting your affiliate link on PropellerAds and waiting for the conversions to come in. If you do not run your ad campaigns properly on Facebook, you can get your ads account suspended pretty easily so it’s important that you know what you’re doing before you give it a try. There are two big steps you need to take to direct link PeerFly offers on Facebook Ads. Once you do these, you will have no trouble getting your campaigns approved, receiving traffic, and hopefully getting conversions! Add a Custom Tracking Domain […]

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Running a PeerFly Offer with TONIC Zero Click Traffic

I have received a lot of questions about a traffic source I recently recommended so I thought it would be beneficial to do a quick guide and explain how to to run a PeerFly offer with TONIC’s zero click traffic. TONIC is a traffic marketplace (ad network) where you can buy zero click and pop traffic. I prefer to run the zero click domain traffic because it seems to convert better. It’s called zero click traffic because when someone goes to one of the domains in TONIC’s network, they are automatically redirected to the offer you are advertising. The visitor is not required to click an ad. So, let’s take a look at how you can setup a PeerFly offer directly linking to your affiliate link and start getting traffic and conversions from TONIC! The first step is creating a TONIC advertiser account. You can find their advertiser registration […]

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5 Different Scenarios Where Discussing Money Is Taboo

With so many different ways to make money on the internet, it’s important not to fall into the trap of shiny object syndrome. And by this, we mean jumping from one idea to another and trying to get rich overnight. Even if this can be successfully done, it will likely only bring minimal results and only last for a short period of time. A much better way to make money online is to look at the long-term picture and create a website, or an ad campaign that will continue to provide value, incoming traffic, and revenue for years to come. With virtually an unlimited supply of traffic and advertiser money out there to benefit from, it’s simply a matter of choosing a niche market, then making the most of it. One such example of an industry that is completely evergreen and will have a never-ending supply of traffic and revenue, […]

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Affiliate Marketing Traffic Sources I’ve Tried in 2018

I have spent 2018 focused on testing a few different traffic sources with my affiliate marketing campaigns and thought it might be fun to a post to explain what sources I’ve tried and how my campaigns performed. A majority of the traffic I have run this year has been with PPV traffic sources. This is mainly because my biggest source with my most profitable campaigns was with a PPV network so I scaled by trying new traffic sources in that same channel. We also have a ton of discussion around PPV in the PPV sub-forum on affLIFT which is driving me to test more of those traffic sources. With all that being said, my biggest traffic source in 2018 so far has been ZeroPark. ZeroPark I first reviewed ZeroPark on this blog in 2014. A lot has changed since that review, but one thing hasn’t, ZeroPark is fantastic. One […]

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How to Choose Affiliate Products

In one of my recent posts, I touched on picking a product or service to use for affiliate marketing. It should be something that you have both used to your personal satisfaction and believe it can help your readers solve some of their problems. This is ideal, but there are many other factors to consider. The first thing you want to do is choose a niche. Then build out your site to see how it looks. Write some starter content and build your readership. Only then should you start to consider what kind of products you can or should offer. If you’re on the fence about what kind of products or services you want to use on your blog or niche website, here are a few tips for you to consider. Choose a Network, Not a Product Individual companies don’t really care if you get paid. In fact, I personally […]

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Thinking About Affiliate Marketing? Read This First

Anyone who reads blogs on a regular basis probably knows about affiliate marketing. If you’re a new blogger, you’ve probably considered becoming an affiliate marketer. Ads, especially if you’re just starting out, aren’t going to bring in much income. You could build a digital product, but without any traffic, you won’t make any sales. So for new sites and people just getting into the hustle, affiliate marketing is definitely the way to go as you build trust and authority in your niche. Here are a few quick tips for those of you who have yet to get started but are tinkering with the idea of building a niche website or you want to monetize your blog. Focus on the Audience If you’re all about sales, your readers will pick up on it. Instead, put your focus on helping people. Affiliate sales are all about quality products that you have personally […]

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What You Need to Consider Before Outsourcing Anything

In college, I took a course on global capitalism from a fairly liberal political science professor. Back then, globalism was a conservative idea to be eschewed by the left. Outsourcing was an evil corporate activity exploiting workers all over the globe. Now, nobody bats an eye at the word. It’s divorced from sweatshops and third world economies. The most reputable companies now outsource all over the globe. But not everything about outsourcing is roses and sunshine. Here are a few things you should consider before outsourcing whole departments. 1. Does Your Management Know How to Manage an Outsourced Department? Every business decision comes at a cost. Even outsourcing, which is supposed to save you money in the long run, can end up costing you dearly. Cost cutting is the number one reason businesses outsource. But if you don’t have the structure in place to manage an outsourced department, are you really […]

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Can Your Online Shopping Cart Do This?

With so many different ways to make money on the internet, it’s important not to fall into the trap of shiny object syndrome. And by this, we mean jumping from one idea to another and trying to get rich overnight. Even if this can be successfully done, it will likely only bring minimal results and only last for a short period of time. A much better way to make money online is to look at the long-term picture and create a website, or an ad campaign that will continue to provide value, incoming traffic, and revenue for years to come. With virtually an unlimited supply of traffic and advertiser money out there to benefit from, it’s simply a matter of choosing a niche market, then making the most of it. One such example of an industry that is completely evergreen and will have a never-ending supply of traffic and revenue, […]

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3 Ways to Use YouTube to Grow Your Business & Make Money with Sean Cannell

Sean Cannell: So I walk up to the counter. I don’t even know her name yet, right? I’m just like, “Hey. Can I get an Americano, and will you marry me?” Then I lean over the counter and I kiss her on the lips. How do you think that would’ve went? Pat Flynn: You’d probably be kicked out. Sean Cannell: Yeah. I might have been arrested. Pat Flynn: Don’t worry. That actually didn’t happen. But that was our guest, Sean Cannell, today talking about what some people do when they market, what it’s like. It’s like building a relationship with people. That’s what we do online. But some people go way too fast and get right to the call to action a little too soon. Sean’s superpower is with video marketing. He’s known for a couple large channels on YouTube: Video Influencers, and also Think Media. He’s personally inspired me […]

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Not Getting Any Bites? Try These Five Marketing Hook Tactics

Fishing without the right bait is pointless. You’ll sit there on the shore or rocking back and forth in your boat all day hoping for some action. Marketing isn’t much different. If you put the wrong bit of content or information for the wrong niche, no lead is going to follow. What is a marketing hook? It’s a sample, something to give your leads a taste of what they’re missing if they don’t click. For fish, this means the food they already consume on a daily basis yet better looking. For leads, it means the media they consume on a daily basis yet more entertaining or interesting. Here are some tactics that might help you reel in those leads. 1. Command Their Attention Babies and marketing campaigns are killed by passive voice. You don’t want either to happen to you, do you? This is why it’s crucial you use a […]

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What Entrepreneurs Can Learn From Shakespeare

William Shakespeare — king-killer, gender-bender, master of pun — ran one of the most lucrative businesses in the British Isles. Playcraft. It is a miracle that he (or she if you believe certain theories) did not wind up hung by the neck for roasting the king on multiple occasions. But he made a pretty penny doing so. To understand Shakespeare’s attitude toward business, you merely have to look into his plays. He wasn’t big on the leadership at the time and he said much about ambition. Yet the overall themes prove quite useful in guiding a young entrepreneur in his path toward success. 1. Don’t Assume You Know All the Facts Before Making a Decision When you’re young and in love and the world seems to be against you, you’re stupid. You may not realize there is a Friar meddling in the affairs of your family. You may not see […]

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How to Make Money Promoting Survey and Quiz Affiliate Offers

With so many different ways to make money on the internet, it’s important not to fall into the trap of shiny object syndrome. And by this, we mean jumping from one idea to another and trying to get rich overnight. Even if this can be successfully done, it will likely only bring minimal results and only last for a short period of time. A much better way to make money online is to look at the long-term picture and create a website, or an ad campaign that will continue to provide value, incoming traffic, and revenue for years to come. With virtually an unlimited supply of traffic and advertiser money out there to benefit from, it’s simply a matter of choosing a niche market, then making the most of it. One such example of an industry that is completely evergreen and will have a never-ending supply of traffic and revenue, […]

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3-Step Process to Launch a Profitable Dating and Relationship Blog

With so many different ways to make money on the internet, it’s important not to fall into the trap of shiny object syndrome. And by this, we mean jumping from one idea to another and trying to get rich overnight. Even if this can be successfully done, it will likely only bring minimal results and only last for a short period of time. A much better way to make money online is to look at the long-term picture and create a website, or an ad campaign that will continue to provide value, incoming traffic, and revenue for years to come. With virtually an unlimited supply of traffic and advertiser money out there to benefit from, it’s simply a matter of choosing a niche market, then making the most of it. One such example of an industry that is completely evergreen and will have a never-ending supply of traffic and revenue, […]

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How to Make Money Promoting Survey and Quiz Affiliate Offers

With so many different ways to make money on the internet, it’s important not to fall into the trap of shiny object syndrome. And by this, we mean jumping from one idea to another and trying to get rich overnight. Even if this can be successfully done, it will likely only bring minimal results and only last for a short period of time. A much better way to make money online is to look at the long-term picture and create a website, or an ad campaign that will continue to provide value, incoming traffic, and revenue for years to come. With virtually an unlimited supply of traffic and advertiser money out there to benefit from, it’s simply a matter of choosing a niche market, then making the most of it. One such example of an industry that is completely evergreen and will have a never-ending supply of traffic and revenue, […]

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3-Step Process to Launch a Profitable Dating and Relationship Blog

With so many different ways to make money on the internet, it’s important not to fall into the trap of shiny object syndrome. And by this, we mean jumping from one idea to another and trying to get rich overnight. Even if this can be successfully done, it will likely only bring minimal results and only last for a short period of time. A much better way to make money online is to look at the long-term picture and create a website, or an ad campaign that will continue to provide value, incoming traffic, and revenue for years to come. With virtually an unlimited supply of traffic and advertiser money out there to benefit from, it’s simply a matter of choosing a niche market, then making the most of it. One such example of an industry that is completely evergreen and will have a never-ending supply of traffic and revenue, […]

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The Changing Landscape of Ads on the Internet Today

Remember when the internet was plain and simple? When it came to running an ad campaign, it was a choice between running text placements or static banners ads in 728×60 or 468×60 sizes. Now, it’s a full-time job just to manage the different types of ad placements and campaign types available today. Even with the internet now being more saturated and competitive than ever before, it also holds more opportunity and upside for anyone willing to put in the time and effort where others won’t. Today we are going to look at some of the various advertising methods and ad campaigns available today. Why, you ask? Simply to give you a nice little resource guide of what’s currently working today and to also cover all of your bases if you don’t have all of these formats in place. Static, Animated, and HTML5 Banners Every since people started using the internet banner […]

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