Penguin Update – Truth is Out

I just read this article:  “SAN FRANCISCO — Google earnings hit analysts’ target as refinements to the company’s Internet search technology lured more Web surfers to click on its revenue-producing ads.”

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Dragon Naturally Speaking Perfects Voice to Text Software

If you’re an Affiliate Marketer I have two questions for you today. How many times have you thought about writing an article then decided it was just too much work? Ok then, how many times have you began to tell a story and then decided that was too much work and stopped in the middle of the story? The answer to the second question is – probably never. But the answer to the first one is probably a lot since many affiliate marketers (including me) kind of dread writing articles after we’ve written about 50 or so. But that problem might be solved easily with Dragon Naturally Speaking Voice to Text Software. [Read more...]

You Better Watch Your Ads With the New Google +1 System

Now that Google has its own Social Network (Google+) they also have more places to show your ads – other than on other people’s keyword targeted blogs and sites that display Adsense Ads. You might think this is a good thing because your ads will get more exposure and maybe it is – but don’t you target your ads to a specific keyword, or geographic area, or age preference, etc.?

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Why Buy Backlinks When You Can Get Them For Free?

We all know how hard it is to get any kind of ranking with Google for your niche website. You have to have your site correctly keyword coded; you have to pay attention to meta tags; you have to do a lot of keyword research and make sure your categories are in sync with your keywords; you have to have links going to pages within your site; and you also have to have backlinks coming into your site from other people’s sites; and most of the time people buy backlinks.

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Affiliate Marketing — Adsense Only Makes Cents!

You know what’s screwed up? I see more and more affiliate sites becoming big Adsense sites (including me). So, Instead of affiliates making 15-20% commission by selling a merchants products, affiliate marketers are selling their top web space advertising spots for pennies – to Google!. I agree, pennies do add up, and this is probably Google’s grand plan:

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Why Ignoring Messages From Your Affiliate Manager is a Good Thing!

Ok, I admit, I just made that title up to try to make you read an important post.  This morning I received an email message from an Affiliate Manager telling me I haven’t made a sale in a while, and how could they help me. Usually when I get these messages I just ignore them. Hey, I’m doing the best Affiliate Marketing I can – Stop bugging me!

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Google Slap Winners and Losers and What to Do Now

As an affiliate marketer, you’ve probably already heard about the Google slap that was delivered on February 24, 2011.  Actually, Google had been making slight changes throughout the month, but on this date they officially turned the key and rearranged the search results for all.

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Amazon is Selling Affiliates Blogs and Articles

Ok, maybe I’m overacting, maybe not, you tell me, here’s the story. I have a Google alert on my name so anytime someone posts anything with my name on it, I get an alert (if you’re an affiliate marketer, you should definitely be doing this!).  Saturday as I was working at my computer I received such an alert.  It was from an item that was posted on Amazon – and credited to my name.

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A Quick and Easy Way to Create Information Products

Many people who contemplate making an information product do their research on how to write an eBook. They just automatically think that an eBook is the only type of information product there is. But that’s not ALL there is. When you think about information products, you should consider what you’re good at. If you’re good at typing, then sure, write an eBook, but if you’re better at talking, consider video and/or audio.  Basically, an information product is simply a product that provides information.  It could be an eBook, but the easiest way for you might be to do an audio interview or teleseminar.

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Classified Ads Make Affiliate Marketing Easy and Profitable

It’s time to get ready for the Holiday Season! If you have something to market to the billions of people who will be shopping online this season, you better be getting prepared now.  You should be getting your blog prepared, and any classified ads and PPC ads in the works now.

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