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

How to Get Free One Way Backlinks Virally

One way backlinks are among the most effective and most efficient ways to acquire high positions in SEs and milk these positions for targeted traffic. But capturing quality one way links can be a big job. Article Marketing with a twist Free Traffic System is a fresh project that helps you to acquire top-grade one way links free of charge along with unlimited number of one way links, because you build as many as you require. Furthermore, Free Traffic System has incorporated a brand new concept of viral marketing, rewarding its members with bonus one way links. Let me explain..... Continue reading

Is there a better alternative to Offto.net?

An interesting post about cloaking your links from Jonathan Leger, I have always been an admirer of his obvious SEO skill and his innovative products. However I was a little surprised when he wrote this post purely to promote his Offto.net service. Now at first glance you may think that Offto.net is the answer to all your cloaking problems, but if you take a closer look at Offto.net you may not want to use it as your preferred cloaking option. Continue reading

50 Best Affiliate Networks

A follow up to an earlier post I wrote about affiliate networks, the following list comes from zacjohnson.com that I subscribe to in my Google Reader. Zac got this list from WebSite Magazine who published the top 50 affiliate networks by traffic rank. As you can see the list is fairly extensive and has all the hallmarks of trusted and well known networks. Depending on how you like to get paid and what the payout threshold is, you have plenty of choices. Google Adsense will always be the starting point for most online publishers, but with an explosion of new publishers entering the market everyday you can bet your bottom dollar that the affiliate networks will be fighting tooth and nail for your business. So I would like to hear from you as to which affiliate network you prefer and why, thanks in advance to zacjohnson.com and WebSite Magazine. 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 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

Find Geo Targeted Keywords

For a lot of businesses relevancy varies by region. You would not want people in Everglade State seeing your ads for snow removal. Another example is while you'd target terrace furniture to the whole country in the summertime, in the fall you would only prefer to target the Southern states that do not get snow. Using Google Analytics to help one plan our geo-targeted keyword campaign can dramatically step-up you're CR. It can seem hard to choose which regions to apply geo-targeted keywords with. Google Analytics can assist ... Continue reading
Since I decided to launch a new blog specifically for myself aptly named billmasson.com, I have been quite surprised at the first month's traffic stats of over a thousand visitors. Initially when I first launched the blog, I really only wanted to cover my own experiences with WordPress. This soon extended though to technology and blogging. I was even more surprised when Google gave it a PR2, but I guess it all boils down to timing, plugins and keywords. I do not put much weight on PR in the Google toolbar or Alexa for that matter; I just think these indicators are pure eye candy, don't you? Continue reading

Which kind of Affiliate Marketing suits you?

If you want to get into affiliate marketing today, it's not hard to do so. But for those of you that want to broaden your horizons and increase your earnings through multiple methods there are many directions that you can take. We are for ever searching for the right kind of affiliate marketing model that produces the best results in terms of profit. The question is, which type of affiliate marketing are you best suited to? Multiple sources of income are the only way to go in my opinion. It's better to have several different sources of income coming in, that way if one source dries up then the others will keep you afloat. So let's take a look at some of the more popular affiliate options open to you. Continue reading

Blogging for cash using your own words

I'm sure you have heard the term" blogging for cash", you can't help but come across numerous bloggers that sing the praises of making money by blogging. There are so many ways to earn money from your blog but today I want to take a look at writing posts for sponsors. This may not be for everybody out there, but for bloggers who are struggling to make ends meet; it can be a life saver. Looking for alternatives Continue reading

Bring in adequate income to abandon your day job

What a terrifying statistic LESS THAN 1% it's kinda hard to believe don't you think? But with statistics like that it's no wonder that a lot of bloggers who originally started a blog to generate an income give up. The sad truth is that not everyone is cut out for this type of income generation. You could draw the same parallels with the real world of business, because if you're going to start a business whatever it is, you acknowledge you have competition, and this isn't any more dissimilar in the online world of blogging. Continue reading

Network with Web Work At Home on Technorati

For those that are not aware what Technorati stands for then here's a quick crash course; Technorati is first of all for bloggers, but that doesn't mean you have to own a blog to reap the benefits that Technorati offers. It's a blog search engine and content aggregator which also includes social networking and ranking elements. Most bloggers usually sign up to show off their Technorati badge on their blog which can be in a widget form or authority count badge. I guess what every blogger wants' to achieve is a top 100 listing for Technorati blogs which in turn brings many benefits, the main one being traffic. Continue reading

Simple ways to increase your traffic

Getting traffic to your blog or website is without doubt the most important task that you can do for your websites. When I got an e-mail from Leads Leap on this subject I quickly clicked through to join the discussion. Kenneth Loh, the site owner was explaining to his readers that you can implement a very easy tactic to increase your traffic. It comes as no surprise that this tactic is often ignored by many bloggers and it is a very easy strategy to include on your blog. Continue reading