Category Archives: affiliate marketing

How to make money with affiliate networks such as affiliate.com, neverblue, Azoogle, CX Digital, GetAds, and so forth. Get the right payouts, understand how to work with an affiliate manager, learn how to manage your traffic.

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How to scale up your agency: a fresh approach

A colleague and I were discussing “leadership” and what that truly meant.  We came up with this analogy, which I hope you’ll enjoy. Imagine you move rocks for a living.  The more rocks you move, the more you’re paid.  You don’t move rocks, you don’t get paid.  Thus, you understand… Read more »

Amazon shuts down Colorado Affiliates

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I got this note below, which shut down the BlitzMetrics affiliate account on Amazon as of March 8th because of the new Colorado Affiliate Tax (HB 10-1193).  Read it below: Dear Colorado-based Amazon Associate: We are writing from the Amazon Associates Program to inform you that the Colorado government recently… Read more »

Online Marketing from the Pest Control Tech.

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Online Marketing is like Monopoly. In the game of Monopoly you roll the dice, land on property, buy un-owned property, pay rent, develop property, collect rent and pass go. The problem many people have with this game is that they leave the game to luck and many hate the game… Read more »

Want to be a well-known affiliate blogger? My interview with Murray Newlands

I was able to catch up Murray Newlands, a famous blogger. We were able to have nice about his work in affiliate marketing, and the secret behind site, Murraynewlands.com, an affiliate blog that came from nowhere and is now everywhere in Google and twitter. Not only has he some great… Read more »

Ultra Light Startups: Local Edition in NYC

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The day before Affiliate Summit East in NYC, last Thursday, I attended a ULS get-together on Local. There were almost 100 people there– perhaps half from start-ups looking to network or pitch their product.  Entry fee was $20, but $10 if you do a 60 second pitch.  I am cheap,… Read more »

I will do a SEO analysis of your site for FREE!

A few days ago, I offered to perform a SEO analysis on the website of one lucky winner– something at BlitzMetrics that we normally charge between $6k-10k to do.  There were 23 responses and I’m choosing BusSongs.com, which is by Keith Mander, a current Facebook employee and ex-Googler (not to… Read more »

Target Facebook users on their birthdays!

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Facebook keeps releasing new features to their self-serve PPC platform. It feels like Google from 2003– are you keeping up? Did you see that you can target people on their birthdays, in addition to your existing fans, as well as being able to select multiple countries? If you’re selling gifts… Read more »

Famous or Infamous? Shoemoney and strip clubs

A couple weeks ago, Jeremy Shoemoneycame to visit BlitzMetrics and we headed to a Denver strip club with Scott Richter and other folks in tow.  Here’s the shot we took outside the club which you can also see in today’s shoemoney.com post.  Tell me, is that a good or a… Read more »

Learnings from Affiliate Convention 2009– Denver

The folks at Webmaster Radio put on the first Affiliate Convention, ending just a few hours ago.  Billed as “free for affiliates”, many said that the event wouldn’t happen, wouldn’t attract high quality affiliates, and couldn’t secure a sponsor.  Even Larby Amirouche was considering whether or not he was going… Read more »

This is what happens when you don’t take care of your customers

Here’s the response from an unhappy customer of ours on SocialMedia.com, when I ran the ad network there a year ago.  Reminds me of the United Airlines customer who was so mad about United not responding to his issues– repeatedly– that he created untied.com.  United’s management stance was that they… Read more »

Confessions of an Affiliate Marketer

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I have to admit– the restaurants, hotel suites, and first class flights are nice.  It’s even nicer to be able to tell folks about it, since you’re getting twice the benefit (enjoying plus telling).  Is there anything wrong with wanting to enjoy the good life?  Does that make me evil… Read more »