Category: Affiliate Marketing

Is free web hosting really free?

Is free web hosting really free? I don’t think so. With the economy the way it is, new online entrepreneurs are looking for ways to save money in their startup costs. Everyone seems to look for free web hosting, but they really don’t understand the cost to their business...
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Defining success

Defining success… One night at dinner, when I was in the middle of another gleeful rant about the new business I am about to launch, my friend asked me a question that stopped me in my tracks. He asked me how I would know when I was successful.  I...
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Many people start. Successful people finish.

Many people start. Successful people finish. In other words, they don’t give up. Maybe you’ve started your affiliate business and put effort and time into it, but it seems like you have nothing to show for it. Or, maybe you’re thinking about starting one, but it seems like it’s...
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I’m not into it for the money

Yeah right, I am sure this is not a hobby for you, Luc; I hear you say. Loyal dear reader, my affiliate marketing business is not a hobby.  So what do I mean when I said; I’m not into it for the money… Affiliate marketing is a business model...
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Advice on finding the right business mentor

When you want to start a business online finding the right business mentor can be a pain. With so many people out there who do you choose, when do you know you have the right fit for you? Have a straightforward plan What is it you want to do?...
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Things to consider before starting a business online

The internet offers many ways for you starting a business online. One of those ways (the best way?) is affiliate marketing. What is affiliate marketing? Simply put, affiliate marketing is earning a commission by promoting other people’s products. So you can go to a company (or an affiliate network...
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Did Amazon access third-party seller data to develop private-label products?

According to the Wall Street Journal, employees from Amazon accessed data from independent sellers on their platform to develop private-label products. Did Amazon access third-party seller data to develop private-label products? In a statement to The Verge, Amazon disputed claims that the company has used private seller data to...
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Amazon reduces commission rates in 17 categories

Amazon reduces commission rates in 17 categories out of 57 categories. Affiliates will get a minimum of a 50% cut in their affiliate commissions in those categories. Changes in the Amazon.com affiliate program’s commission rates are common They tend to make major changes in their commission structure in the...
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Why “Free” can be an ugly word for a marketer

As a new internet marketer and usually on a tight budget (and even not sure in what to invest first) then getting something for free is not only tempting but something you even love… When you offer something for free… it’s a promise of something for nothing.  Why “Free” can...
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The importance of having a mentor or mentorship program

The importance of having a mentor or mentorship program I cannot emphasize enough. It might seem exciting to go it alone and create something on your own. However, the reality is that, while you have a great idea, you may not know exactly what you should be doing to...
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