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Affiliate Programs

Thursday, May 17th, 2007

All of us want to make some moolah out of the internet business but the prime reason that we often fail is because we don’t have a product or a service that rages the online industry and we find it difficult to develop one in accordance to the market needs. It takes a lot of things from developing a website, promoting it the right way and implementing an effective advertising plan that works well. But to put all of this together requires knowledge and expertise. Most of us lack the skills required and therefore we tend to get frustrated. But for all of those who fall in the same “frustrated” category should read on the following stuff about affiliate programs.

An affiliate program basically means that you start on as an associate seller for somebody else’s product or service. It then becomes your work to promote the product, drive your visitors to the affiliate company’s website and get them some prospective customers as well, and in return you get some amount of a commission every time a sale is made on the associate website because of your efforts. Such affiliate program payments could vary from as small as two percent to fifty percent for sky scrapping selling items like an informational package or an e-book. To get a closer look at how it all works, for an example you sign up with an affiliate program with any of the websites on the web. You would be assigned a specific affiliate code that you will use to promote the products of the affiliate website on your site. When someone hits to purchase the product or service from your website, your website code is included in the web address and after that you get a commission for that sale. There are a lot of web masters who build huge websites just to promote affiliate programs. But every time they make a sale, only a part of it is given to them despite them deserving more than that. (more…)

Costly mistakes to avoid in your web marketing campaigns

Tuesday, May 15th, 2007

One of the greatest advantages of the Internet is the ability and constant diversity to market business online. Popularly called web marketing, it is one or several combined methods of using Internet resources and available instinctive techniques, to promote goods and services to targeted prospects and customers alike.

Some of these resources include Email marketing, pay per click, SEO (search engine optimization), banner advertisement, search engine marketing, blogging, article and content methods, opt-in methods, and others. On a general level, web marketing (also known as Internet marketing), are made possible through effective application of electronic elements in managing sales, data and information, customer services and public relations. (more…)