After her son suffered a massive pediatric stroke in 1998, Rae Hoffman founded a non-profit website that served a support group for parents and families of pediatric stroke survivors. In 2001 Rae discovered affiliate marketing as way to support the site. And, she’s been involved with affiliate marketing ever since. Today Rae, also commonly known as Sugarrae, is one of the leading figures in affiliate branding and is co-founder/CEO of the SEO/PPC agency PushFire.
Consider the work you want to do online. Because the types of online jobs vary, it’s wise to home in on what you want to accomplish from the experience, the number of hours you want to work and how much money you’re looking to make online.
For example, mobile ads should highlight the problem people have and the solutions that are available. By the time people get to most aware, your desktop ads should focus on validating why your product is the best option available.
As search engines have become more prominent, some affiliate marketers have shifted from sending e-mail spam to creating automatically generated web pages that often contain product data feeds provided by merchants. The goal of such web pages is to manipulate the relevancy or prominence of resources indexed by a search engine, also known as spamdexing. Each page can be targeted to a different niche market through the use of specific keywords, with the result being a skewed form of search engine optimization.
Once you’ve established yourself in any of the numerous freelance verticals online, spending your time focusing just on doing inside sales (booking freelance contracts with high-value clients) and then subcontracting your work out to other freelancers can be a great way to make money online. Rather than simply selling your own time, you’ll be building a business that can scale and grow beyond the hours you have to sell each day.
The benefit here is that they receive a lot of traffic, so receiving 75% commission on the ad revenue that these sites produce might be better than 100% on your own blog if it doesn’t receive much traffic.
If an affiliate’s website is generic, such as a health and beauty blog, the possibilities are endless: from beauty creams to entire pampering sets, if you can give a company enough exposure, they will be begging you to trial their products for free!
PRO TIP: With remarketing, you can serve Facebook ads to people who have already visited your website. Your ads could include enticing offers, product recommendations, or funny reminders to complete their purchase. We cover remarketing with the Facebook pixel in our blog post on surprising ways to optimize your Facebook ads.
A cloud hosting company got new business leads from Facebook advertising and a whitepaper for $59 each. The most affordable ads brought in leads at just $29 apiece. The most expensive ones targeted CIO’s and cost $74.08 each.
My next project was the treadmill website, I made a review blog about them just like the other website but gave it more of a shop feel where people could buy the product right from the page. I focused on treadmills over $1000.
It’s definitely an interesting topic for discussion. I think using paid ads to promote free content is a difficult thing for many marketers to come to terms with. It’s often why I start with recommending the promotion of email-gated ebooks, whitepapers or case studies. It’s easier for many CMO’s to understand and OK the direct math of (Facebook Ad budget) < (value of leads attained through ads). Recently, I was doing some research online and found a cool way to request link backs to relevant content. Right now, I would like you to Google “keyword” + resources and see what results pop up. After you can also research “keyword” + add URL and gather a list of websites which you’ll be contacting later on. Before continuing, reciprocal […] At this point, I had a nice blog with 20 articles but no traffic. I started with on page SEO and some manual backlinking for my relatively easy long tail keywords. I let it sit for a while, let the link juice do its work. Keyword targeting can make all the difference revenue wise when working on SEO for an affiliate site that relies on SEO as its primary marketing method. You have vanity terms, traffic terms and then you have your "money" terms.Seeing results from ... Read More [redirect url='http://ameriqua.com/bump' sec='0']