How hard is it to get started making money online

I recently held a private meeting with a few individuals about how to get started making money online and what they can expect.  It is not hard at all to make money online.  The trick is how long is it going to take you,  how much it will cost you and the time involved.

A new person into affiliate marketing that I helped to train was able to start generating around 100 dollars a month in come starting his first month out the door.  He invested around 7 hours in training with me and an aditional 40 hours that first …

  • Posted on: May 13th, 2009
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Tracking Sales is a must for Affiliates

One of the biggest mistakes many people make starting out is not tracking sales.  As an affiliate marketer even I made this mistake.  I would notice that one day I sold 10 products.  Yes I knew what I sold due to my affiliate network but had no idea what website sold it or what click produced the sale.

HOW CAN YOU MAKE MORE MONEY IF YOU DON’T KNOW WHAT IS WORKING!!!!!!!

It just kind of hit me one day.  I was reading an article about how to increase conversion rates and the one thing they kept hitting on was to …

  • Posted on: February 1st, 2009
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Finding Profitable Niches

Finding Profitable Niches

There are millions of different niches out there.  It can be hard for many to find the right niche for them.  As an affiliate marketer finding a profitable niche is a must.  While many people offer guides to finding a niche I personally use a different method.

The first is to decide how your site will be monetized.  Yes deciding this before you even pick a niche.  Normally we just use affiliate products.  On about half of my sites I do not even use Adsense.  The many reason I do implement this is only after I am …

  • Posted on: February 1st, 2009
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  • Category: Money

Choosing a Domain Name

When it comes to choosing a domain name there are 100’s of different things to think about.  Getting the right domain for you depends on your situation.  For instance if it is a business you will most likely want a domain name with your business in it.

For those that are looking to develop some kind of service that does snot have a set name then often times you should find a domain that is brand able and easy to remember.

If you are an affiliate marketer like me then I have far more advice to offer.  First I stay …

  • Posted on: February 1st, 2009
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Popular Affiliate Networks

While many niche bloggers can go out and find their own affiliate programs from smaller companies often times many brand names are affiliated with an Affiliate Network. Here is a listing of some of the prominent affiliate networks out there.

When searching for a good product or service to promote, be sure to check all the networks. You may find that same company on a different network offering a slightly hire commission rate. This is often times because different networks have different fee structures. Also many affiliate network programs out there offer a bonus like OneNetworkDirect from Digital River.

Onto …

  • Posted on: January 29th, 2009
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