Tuesday, October 27, 2009

Affiliate Article Marketing

Checklist To Affiliate Article Marketing

If you are an affiliate of a program and don’t have a large marketing budget to promote your affiliate program, then affiliate article marketing is for you. Here is a checklist for your affiliate article marketing plan. Before you view this checklist view these tips on using Common Keywords in your affiliate article marketing plan.

Create A Keyword List For Your First 10 Articles


Join Top Article Directories

1) Ezine Articles

2) Go Articles

3) Article Dashboard

4) Article City

5) Easy Articles

6) Article Alley

7) Idea Marketers

8) Article Cube

9) Bharatbhasha

10) Isnare

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Look at Ezine Articles in your category to see who is the top author of the first page. Then list the number of articles in your category and subcategoriesthat you have to create to be the first listing on the top author’s list on Ezine Articles.





# of Articles Needed


Post Your Articles To Web 2.0 Content Pages

Join the Four big Social Networks


Google Knol

Hub Pages


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Monday, October 26, 2009

Creating A Profitable Newsletter

Do you want to use email to market your business to consumers?It can be difficult designing a plan that will generate interest and additional sales. It can also be hard to determine how often you want to send an email to consumers. Have you thought about creating a business newsletter and emailing it to consumers? This is a great opportunity to keep your business name in their mind. You can also send the newsletter on a regular basis. A monthly newsletter is very common, but some companies choose to send one weekly while others do it only every three months. The choice depends on the type of business you have, the amount of content you have, and the time and money you have to invest in the project. A great way to get consumers interested in your newsletter is to ask them what they are looking for. Let them know you encourage their questions, suggestions, comments, and feedback. Make sure they know you will address their concerns as well. Make sure you use some of these consumer replies in each newsletter. This shows you care about them and their satisfaction. It is also a wonderful way for your business to know what is working and what you still need to improve on. An effective newsletter talks about various aspects of the company, upcoming events, sales, promotions, and new products. Try to arrange the information so that it is informative without appearing to be directed at only sales. You want the consumer to look forward to your future newsletters. Keep the information informative for the reader while laying the ground work for future sells. Always remember who your target audience is and write articles that will appeal to them. Your newsletter should also offer tips. Customers love that. Try safety tips, unique uses for the product, etc. These all serve to keep the reader interested as well as promote your business. Offer a great promotion or discount in each newsletter as well.
Make sure such promotions have an expiration date. This will motivate the consumer to make a purchase now rather than in the future. The layout of your newsletter is important as well. The visual of nothing but a jumble of works isn’t easy on the eyes. Try using a distinct break in the articles or using a two column layout. If your newsletter isn’t visually appealing it doesn’t matter how good the content is because many readers will not take the time to focus on the information. Be realistic about the amount of content you can put into one newsletter. Don’t use the smallest font just to get more material in. Try some basics in the beginning and then expand. You can add features and regular sections as your newsletter evolves. If the newsletter is going to be your main source of marketing, then make sure you have staff dedicated to its development. Too many businesses just expect their employees to take on one more task, leading to a newsletter that is done, but not effective. If you have a team dedicated to the development and strategy behind each newsletter they will be more effective. Take the time to test your newsletter on the various email service providers because many of them work differently. You don’t want a large percentage of your customers not being able to read the newsletter because they all subscribe to an email service provider who has a system unable to read your material. Test the main email providers out there before you release the newsletter by email to save you the disappointment of finding out later many people couldn’t read it.

Thursday, October 22, 2009

Sneaky Email Tricks

How To Sneaky Email Tricks To Make More Money

Hello today I want to talk about some sneaky ways you can use email tricks
 to make more money with your list. Now that I have your attention, Here is one of 13 Sneaky Email Tricks,
check out the other 12 at: http://bit.ly/SneakyEmailTricks. Fact: Only 20-30% of your list will EVER open any email you send them EVER....the first time.  Here is the big ah-ha. Take the list of people who didn't open your first email and send them the SAME mail again the next day with a different headline.
Just a different headline. Takes about two minutes. It's simple but powerful. Look at the math from a recent promo Perry Belcher just ran:

Mail #1 Generated 121 Sales
Mailed to Un-Opens #2 Generated 66 Sales
Mailed to Un-Opens #3 Generated 47 Sales

The Old Way = 121 sales at $97 = $11,737
The New Way = 234 sales at $97 = $22,698

Look, just a hair shy of DOUBLING his sales and he only mailed my entire list once. The people who opened the first mail never saw the other 2 mails. Here's the bottom line...
 Re-mailing un-opens really works. If you don't do this you must hate money. DOUBLE! Did you hear that part?! This is just ONE of 13 Sneaky Little Email Tricks that are explained in depth in a new report that
Ryan Deiss and Perry Belcher just released. Check out 12 more "Sneaky Tricks" here:
Use all 13 of my sneaky tricks and you could increase email revenues by 10 to 20 times. Here's to doubling email sales.

Monday, October 19, 2009

Choosing A Profitable Affiliate Program

How To Choose A Profitable Affiliate Program

Affiliate programs are a great way to make money online; if you
choose the right affiliate program. That it why it is extremely
important that you carefully choose which affiliate program or
programs you want to join. When it comes to choosing an affiliate program, do you know what to look for you? If this is your first time joining an affiliate program, then I urge you to keep on reading. Below are some guidelines that you may want to think about following.
Perhaps, the most important thing that you need to remember,when choosing an affiliate program, is to not pick the first affiliate program that you come across. This is a big mistake that many affiliate program participants make. Unfortunately for you, this can be a costly mistake. What many do not realize
is that the product you choose to promote will reflect on you and your business. That is why it is important that you take the time to thoroughly examine an affiliate program first. You will want to choose an affiliate program that involves a product that you can stand behind, one hundred percent. One of the best ways to know that you are dealing with legitimate affiliate program and a quality product is to test that product out. Although you are advised to do this, you may not want to or you may be unable to do so. If that is the case,
you can still research an affiliate program or even the product that is being sold. You can easily do this online. One of the best ways to do your research is to perform a standard internet search. Search with the name of the affiliate program or the product being sold. You can also check out websites that are known as scam websites. These websites tend to profile companies, individuals, or business opportunities that regularly
scam consumers. Before applying for or signing up for an affiliate program, I adviseyou to read all of the rules, restrictions, or guidelines associated with that affiliate program. Unfortunately, you may find yourself disqualified from an affiliate program right off the bat. For instance, there are a large number of affiliate programs that prohibit their products from being advertised on websites that display pornography, foul
language, and other offensive content. Familiarizing yourself with an affiliate program’s rules and guidelines will prevent you from being denied from a program or later dismissed from one. Perhaps, one of the most important things to remember, when choosing an affiliate program, is the product that you will have to sell. In conjunction with making sure that the product is a quality one, you will also want to make sure that it is related to your website or business, in one way or another. For instance, if your own website focuses on computer programming, you will not want to join an affiliate program that sells pet products. Joining an affiliate program that is related, in one way or another, to your own website may increase your chances of
making a sale; thus increasing your profits. Although it is important to choose a quality product to stand
behind, you also need to remember that your goal is to make money. One of the easiest ways to make a substantial amount of money is to choose an affiliate program that pays their affiliates decently. The average commission for affiliates is three to five percent of each sale made. While this is a good percentage to make, there are higher paying affiliate programs.You may want to look for affiliate programs that pay around ten
percent. In fact, there are even a select number of affiliate programs that pay around fifteen percent in commissions. The above mentioned guidelines are just a few of the many that you will want to take into consideration, when choosing an affiliate program. Although the above mentioned points are helpful, the most important thing to keep in mind is your judgment. Using your best judgment is the easiest way to choose
an effective affiliate program.

Tuesday, October 13, 2009

Article Marketing Strategies To Build Your List

How To Use "Article Marketing Strategies" To Build Your List

Hello. Today I am to give some tips on  how to use article marketing strategies to build your list.

  • Write and article that target keywords in  your niche. First make sure you do keyword research in your niche to find keywords that don't have too much competition, but some competition is good.

  • Get the article posted at one or more article sites. It's best to target the article directories that will get your article ranked well on Google for those keywords.

  • Include a link to your article site. This will bring targeted traffic to your site.

  • Make your article about 500 words. Include an introductory paragraph that introduces the topic, then several other paragraphs to cover the topic, then a paragraph that reminds the reader of the key points of the article.

  • Come up with an interesting title that captures the readers attention. Make sure the title includes the keyword you are trageting. Look at the title of this post for an example.

  • Write a paragraph introducing topic using your keyword. Make sure you use the keyword throughout your article so that the article has a 1-3% keyword density.

  • Write at least 3 more more paragraphs about the topic. If you are writing a "Top 10" or similar article, each item in the list could be a paragraph.

  • Write a closing paragraph. This should summarize the key point of the article. By now you should almost have 500 words.

  • Include your keyword a few times in the article. Make sure you include the keyword in the first paragraph and once in the closing paragraph. Strive for 1-3% keyword density in your overall article.

  • Put a link to your site in your author/resource box. Most article directories let you include a small section at the end of an article to identify yourself, advertise your site ect. 

  • Don't tell the entire story in your article. It's much better to tell part of the story, and then direct the reader to your site to get the rest.

  • Make a squeeze page and give away a free report.  This will allow the reader to enter their name and email to get their free report.        
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Thursday, October 8, 2009

Using Link Exchanges For Traffic

Using Link Exchanges For Traffic

A link exchange is an excellent way to build strong, reciprocal links to websites that will help you, as well as helping your link exchange partner at the same time.

Alot of people say that it's best to go after one-way links. Although one-way links are more effective than two-way links, two-way links are still effective. So it can still be worth your time to participate in link exchanges.

Your keywords will be necessary while looking for link partners. You will need to do some keyword  research.

Target the websites that you would turn to for information. Next search for websites that are similar to them. Check out the websites that are linking into your possible link ‘exchangees’.

When requesting a link exchange, it's essential to remember that the link exchanges that you use should be done with respect.

Personalization on your part is also important. Don't just BCC to a large number of websites and hope that you will get a response.

Here is an example of an appropriate email request:

Dear (name),

I have visited your website, and I really found it interesting. (Try to compliment or relate to some parts of their website.)

I was hoping you would be interested in exchanging link information with my website. We are both within the same niche, so I thought we could both benefit by exchanging traffic between our websites.

(You can briefly elaborate on how your products or services are complimentary rather than competitive.)

Please visit my website at http://www.yoursite.com. After you have reviewed my website and if you are interested in a link exchange, please contact me at:

Your Name

Your Telephone Number

Your email address

Thanks for your time,

Your name

Company name

Website address

It is best to establish link exchanges with websites that have a PR rank of at least 1, but the higher the PR the better. Choose websites that don’t have links to unrelated sites. The reason this is important is because the primary goal isn’t just to develop traffic, but to develop your page rank as well. With a higher page rank you will find that your website appears more frequently in the search engines.

You should also make sure that your link exchanges are fresh. You don’t want websites that have dropped in page rank. You should check your link exchanges every month.

Look to make sure that they are not offline or have become hard to access. That they have not redirected to websites that you wouldn’t want to link to for any reason, and also that they haven’t turned into link farms. Watching out for this will preserve YOUR page rank.

There is an important aspect to link exchanging; you can't just offer to exchange links and then not follow through. If you are not committed to a two-way exchange, then be honest and consider purchasing a link instead.

Do be aware that the search engines frown upon purchasing links, and they feel that it is an artificial way to boost your page rank. They may penalize you, as well as the site(s) in question, if you are discovered.

As there is no conclusive evidence that this happens frequently, there are definitely rules in the Google Webmaster guidelines about buying and selling links.

Tuesday, October 6, 2009

10 Essential Steps To Take To Succeed With Any Affiliate Program

Here is the essential affiliate program information you will need to know, and the steps you need to take for you to succeed with your affiliate program.

Once you have joined the affiliate program of your choice, there are several essential steps you will need to take to be able to succeed. Without taking the steps outline below, your chances of succeeding will be limited. By simply following these guidelines, you will be able to increase your affiliate commissions and earn some money you can live on. 

Most people fail with affiliate programs because they don't have the necessary affiliate program information.

Generally, the best way of succeeding with affiliate programs in to choose a niche; create a useful and content-rich and keyword-rich website on the specific topic of your niche, and add in your affiliate links and AdSense ads.

Here is the critical affiliate program information you will need to know, and the steps you need to take in order for you to succeed with your affiliate program?

1. Set your goals of how much you want to earn. You will need a goal to work towards. How much do you want to earn per month? How much time do you have to spend?  It also helps to visualize what you want to achieve with this goal. Pay off your car? A holiday? You must start with an achievable amount, and gradually increase this amount.

2. Find a niche that suits you and your what you are interested in. Your business is a long term commitment, therefore you will need to get involved with an affiliate program in a niche that you have interest in. The internet is full of affiliate program information, so make sure you do your research and find the best niche to suit your interests.

3. Select a lucrative niche. You will need to have affiliate program information about how profitable any opportunity you are interested in will do. Your goal is to make money, and you need to establish how profitable your business will be. The internet has information about different profitable niches, and you will need to know what they are before you decide what the best opportunity for you.

4. Other essential affiliate program information you will need to have is the reputation of the affiliate merchant. You need programs with good reputation and high quality products or services that will be easy to sell.

5. Create a useful, motivating, content-rich and keyword-rich website which search engines will pick. Offer some free tips and tools on your site; make your visitors want to come back to your site. This is very critical because more visitors to your site mean more sales and more money for you.

6. Place AdSense on your site. If you have a website with a lot of visitors, you can easily earn some money from AdSense.

7. Get Links. This is very important affiliate program information you will need to always remember. Linking to other sites will help improve the ranking of your site. One way links are more important that reciprocal links.

8. List your website in major and niche directories.

9. Write and distribute articles. This strategy extremely essential; and it is a cost effective way to market your affiliate program.

10. Be Patient! It normally will take a few months of consistent effort before you can start to see any benefits. Do not be discouraged, do not give up. Your efforts will start to show after about three months as search engines will start to send traffic to your website.

Outlined above is essential affiliate program information you need to know if you want to succeed and make some money as an affiliate. By simply following the recommendation above, you will see your affiliate income growing gradually.

Most people fail because they do not have the essential affiliate program information they need and the guidelines on how to succeed. As a result, they don't  know how to earn any money or increase their affiliate checks. These steps can help you increase your earnings.

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Monday, October 5, 2009

How To Blog Your Way To Success

Blog is a short of "weB LOG" or a method of storing any kind of information online. With such organized informational posting and archiving was named "Blog".By the form Blog represents an updated web-site of current and archived posts. A super simple concept turned out to be so extremely powerful in terms of satisfaction of Internet community needs and what people are looking for on the internet.

So many people online look for fresh, relevant information on a certain topic which  is where Blogs come into play and win that battle for a visitors' attention ultimately.

I would like to tell you about a brand new system called Quansite. It is the only blogging system that is automatically integrated with social marketing which automatically post your new content to the top social sites and automatically pings your new content. It is optimized for the search engines. Quansites allows you to create unlimited landing pages outside your blog as well. This is only a tip of the iceberg. To read more about if Click Here

For an example of the kind of quality site you can have with the Quansite system, look at my site here.

Blogs give you exactly what you need - targeted, updated information on any given topic, with an access to archives, search ability and even some sort of interactive experience as you can usually read comments of other visitors and participate in a small discussion like on a message board.

Why Blogging can be just the perfect solution you have been looking for and how it can solve massive publishing problems at once. Here is why having your own Blog can be your website and money-making system in one:

1. Blogging is a simple CMS (Content Management System). It helps you solve hundreds of little hassles webmasters were forced to waste months before in order to solve each of them such as means of easy creating new pages with automatic cross-linking and archiving functions, installing visitor feedback script, managing and updating navigational menu, republishing RSS feeds and creating your own feed and so on.

2. Built-in promotion. RSS feed is also a great viral marketing tool by itself. You don't have to stuff your head with "how-to-make-my-content-viral" problems that most other "traditional" website webmasters face.

As a Blog publisher you use the same RSS feed as a way of syndicating your Blog content for any other websites. It's so eas adding y to add your RSS feed to their Feed rendering software. The technology is highly popular, so you will not have any problems with that. Your blog subscriber can easily subscribe to your blog via email or a reader. Most subscribers will prefer to read your blog updates in their email. Feed blitz is a great way to add an email subscription form to your blog.

Just add your RSS feed to a number of Blog Directories, ping (notify) Blog servers each time you make a new post (a common built-in feature for almost all Blogs) and in 90% case it will be enough to start your marketing ball rolling plus reassure fast search engine indexing. Agreat pinging service to use that is free to use is pingoat.com

3. Built in RSS (Atom) feeds are considered by many to be the ideal solution for all SPAM and filters problems of "traditional" email marketers.

RSS feeds are updated automatically as soon as you make a new post to your Blog. No more troubles with managing "email lists", subscribers, unsubscribers, email filters, HTML forms, SPAM complaints, follow-ups and so on and so forth. Forget about it. RSS will help you do everything, including follow-ups and even email courses publishing.

The difference, and many consider it to be the true benefit, is that RSS uses so-called "pull" method of delivering a message. Unlike "traditional" email, you don't have to send (push) anything to anybody. When you publish a new post, your RSS feed updates automatically, pings syndicating websites with a new Blog post and notifies (or not) your RSS subscribers about your new post, so they can load (pull) it and read.

That's how RSS solves SPAM emails and SPAM filters problems with one stone. Your subscribers won't anything that they will complain about. They personally subscribe to your RSS feed (no one can subscribe for them) with their special RSS reader program (RSS aggregator, available free everywhere on the net). Then they periodically and mostly automatically load your new Blog posts. If they don't like it, they just remove your RSS feed from their RSS feed aggregator software and that's all. Unlike email you cannot "push" your post to their RSS soft without their wish. Depending on set options, they need to manually, semi-automatically or automatically load your Blog post themselves.

Don't get me wrong, I'm not against email. Quite the contrary, at some point, when you feel that you have a lot of spare time because of advantages that RSS brings, I strongly advise you to add email marketing to your arsenal. It does help you out in some special occasions. It is just that  you won't have to rely on email as the only money-making resource and will use it professionally as a great add-on instrument, limiting its possible negative effects.

From what you can see, blogs are perfect and simple software machines to run and maintain your informational business. They have proved their efficiency in small niche markets as well as multilevel blog systems generating stable income for their glad owners. You can be one of them.

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