Start your own Specialised Cashback Site

Following on from the previous post about Cashback and coupon saver schemes I wanted to update you on my progress. In that last post I said I would use Sharesale and PepperJam to join up to relevant affiliate programs for my new venture. Well I didn't use those sites; instead I went for more specialised CashBack sites and joined up with BigCrumbs and GreasyPalm. These two sites were well worth signing up to and opened my eyes. I wanted to get geo targeted promotions from both sides of the Atlantic, namely the US and UK markets. So BigCrumbs was perfect for the US and GreasyPalm suited the UK market. Now if you have ever visited these two Cashback sites or any similar sites, then.. Continue reading

The Susan Boyle Phenomenon means Opportunity

We have all seen them from time to time, news stories about breaking phenomenons or popular trends that gather lightning quick responses around the social networks. When you see a breaking story for the first time that interests you think for a moment of how you can monetize and profit from it. One such recent success story called "the Susan Boyle phenomenon" has captured people's imagination. For any canny IM this presents a golden opportunity, shortly after Susan Boyle's appearance on the show, a Magnify.net user created a channel as a fan site, and got over 150k page views/day in less than 48 hours, according to Magnify.net. So for $10.00 to buy a domain name and 2 or 3 hours setting up the site this individual has cashed in... Continue reading

Centralised E-Marketing Helper

Today's post is about "EMarketing Helper" which I discovered on the Warrior forum, basically it's a sales letter marketing suite, but it also has a bundle of tools to analyse your web stats along with article and squeeze page editing tools. Bear in mind that this review is based on my own first impressions, since the application is only in beta stage there are still a few bugs and kinks to clear up. Continue reading

Joint Venture Affiliate Timetable

Here's a short insight into the life of a busy Joint Venture enthusiast. You have probably heard of Joint Ventures, they are basically giveaway events arranged by well known Affiliates for affiliates. The most important benefit and reason for JVs is to gather emails and thus build your downline or list. It's often said that JVs are responsible for a large number of lists and plenty of successful affiliates started their list from JVs. If you're looking to use JVs as an effective list building strategy then you will have your work cut out, but the rewards are worth it. Continue reading

Affiliate Programs & Resources

So you need a point of reference to start your affiliate marketing, Okay then check out this list. The that's right for you. The list includes forums and affiliate communities along with well known affiliate directories and a whole lot more. Everybody has their own idea of what's best in affiliate marketing so please feel free to leave your suggestions. Continue reading
Affiliate marketing is very appealing to people who want to start making money online quickly. You don't have to have your own product, and you don't need to worry about payment processing or product handling. When you have decided that you want make some money online with affiliate programs, you just sign up with an affiliate marketing program and choose the products you want to promote and start making money! Since it is so easy to join an affiliate program and start making some money, how can you start marketing these affiliate programs if you do not have your own website? Continue reading

Are all Internet Marketers full of BS?

Let's have a rant for a change, and to answer the titles question "Are all Internet Marketers full of BS?" well I would have to say that at least 90% are definitely full of it! I decided to write this post after reading an excellent thread over at the Warrior Forum entitled "Come On People This Has To Stop." Started by warrior Tim Whiston. Quote from Tim's opener Nobody seems to care whether or not their readers actually receive value or learn how to make money. In fact it really seems virtually everyone is pushing the same packaged garbage that will likely produce little in the way of legitimate results if used by a real entrepreneur. Continue reading

Woopra Analytics Rocks

If you really want to get a fly on the wall view of your blog's activity then get yourself a topnotch desktop application. Yes I know I have said in the past that I use Google analytics BUT... since I got accepted for this beta software application from Woopra I don't want to use anything else. It's just so fan dabby dozy and I am an instant fan of its slick sexy looks. Continue reading

Essential Tools for eBay Success

Selling products on Ebay is easy if you have the necessary tools, oh yes it is, but hell it's competitive. Selling products on Ebay is one of the best ways to start making money working from home because you do not need a lot of initial capital. This post outlines some of the essential tools that you will need if you are considering starting your own internet based business selling products on Ebay. If you are serious about becoming a successful Ebay seller, then it is important that you get the tools discussed in this post as they will ensure that you succeed in your home business. Continue reading

iGoogle Works At Home

Have you ever used iGoogle for any of your online tasks? Well for those of you that haven't you're in for a pleasant surprise. There is a multitude of social and multi task applications on the web, in fact it can be a bit overwhelming at times. If you're working from home then you need all the help that you can get, so it comes as no surprise to find big players like Google, Yahoo and MSN tapping in to this ever expanding market. For this example I will talk about iGoogle and explain how I make use of its multiple options. Continue reading

Don’t grab WordPress SEO Secrets

Reviewing is at times a pain in the butt, Point in case Chris Garrett's review or lack of it on "WordPress SEO Secrets", as much as I like Chris Garrett I am a bit disappointed in his very short review which doesn't really shed much light on the product. The product on offer claims to guide you through the SEO minefield; for the uninitiated I would suggest that you seek out this freely available information. Where to look? Here are just a few excellent sites to check out. Continue reading

Free Website Resources

One thing's for sure if you are looking for free tools and resources for your website then you are spoilt for choice. No matter where you look there are thousands of sites offering free resources to enhance your website. Today I just want to highlight one of the better sources and share with you the abundance of practical and useful web tools that can add value and make your visitors thankful that they found your site. Website Tools on Offer
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Getting Started with Forum Marketing

With Forum marketing you can make your online business get noticed. Forum users, by and large, are more tech or web savvy and do purchase products online. Many forum frequenters are also authorities on the topics discussed in the forums. With this in mind Forum marketing helps make a good impression in front of a knowledgeable and influential audience, which can help spread word all over. So let's look at a step-by-step guide that will tell you how to effectively make forum marketing a part of your everyday marketing strategy. Not… Continue reading