Follow The Rules

The Importance of TOS and Compliance in Affiliate Programs After seeing quite a few of my colleagues have their Amazon affiliate accounts closed the past few days I felt the need to write a quick post to stress the importance of making sure your websites are in compliance with Amazon TOS and the Associate Operating Agreement. Amazon seems to be hitting it hard – because they have to.  Recent laws have been passed that require certain things in online marketing and if you do not comply you risk your affiliate accounts being closed or your site being de-indexed by Google….

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Create Your Own Marketing Videos with VideoMaker FX VideoMaker FX is an amazing piece of software that I purchased last year with the intentions of creating videos for local business owners who wanted an affordable way to get some highly in-demand video marketing. I made a couple of videos, they were quick and easy to do. I started out with a couple of videos that I made for a company online called Easy Product Displays, a fantastic tool available online for creating product displays for affiliate marketers.  You can read more about EPD on my review post, and the video I…

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How To Blogging For Money

How To: Blogging for Money In this, our first “How To” series, Blogging for Money, we take a look at what blogging for money is and how you can make up to a full time income with blogging. Yes, even if you never knew what it was. So What is Blogging? Blogging is a just term for writing about what interests you. That can be anything from parenting, cooking, gardening or even restoring old motorcycles. Some find great pleasure in sharing what they have learned about their hobbies. Other bloggers write product reviews based on items they have purchased, or want to…

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FreshBundleMakerPlugin

Fresh Bundle Master Plugin Amazon Affiliates Sales Volume Booster! So I just bought this Fresh Bundle Master Plugin by Carey Baird over at Fresh Innovations, and I am LOVING IT! When I saw the early bird video, I knew I had to bite the bullet, spend some cash and get in on this. I am what I would consider a ‘lazy’ affiliate.  I am not disciplined, I don’t work hard every day – I’m lucky if I write one blog post a week.  I’m working on being better about that. Why? Because I don’t want to go back to working…

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Easy Product Displays

Easy Product Displays  Affiliate Marketing Tool – Must Have Easy Product Displays is going to be your favorite affiliate marketing tool that you will use for just about every post on your product marketing blogs and sites. Want to know why? Because it will transform your website’s appearance, from boring to beautiful! Easy Product Displays (or EPD for short) allows you to create eye-pleasing product displays on your posts and pages to showcase product images, product names and call to action buttons. It will dramatically decreases the amount of time you have to spend on the coding of images and descriptions of products. All of the ‘heavy…

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Sell on Amazon

Wish You Could Sell Stuff on Amazon?  You Can! Selling stuff on Amazon just seemed too overwhelming to me at first.  So much to learn, where do you get stuff, besides the ‘yard sale’ stuff you have been hoarding around the house for five years because you’re GOING to have that yard sale one of these days. I can’t believe that it really isn’t all that complicated as I thought.  But, let me back up a little bit and tell you how I got started selling on Amazon.com. About 2-3 months ago I joined a program called Pajama Affiliates.  It is…

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Finding Right Keywords

One of the first things you need to learn about Affiliate Marketing is how to find keywords. What they are, How they work, and What they can do for your website. Finding the right keywords is crucial to your work, and could be the biggest factor in determining whether your efforts will be successful or not, so no matter what your niche ideas, this is the one lesson you need to take notice of.  Why? Because how to find keywords is one of the most critical aspects of marketing online. So what are Keywords? Basically, keywords are the word or…

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Affiliate Marketing

In my last post, I touched briefly on Affiliate Marketing, but I wanted to go a little more in-depth with this topic.Not just because it is my favorite way to make money from home, but because it is one of the easiest ways to get started with an income from your home. Most of us buy stuff. Some people are still afraid to buy products online. They hear stories of fraud, or bad customer service, or just are leery about putting their credit card information on the computer. For the most part, shopping online is very secure. Customer service ratings…

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I Make Money in My Pajamas

Aside from the pay per hour job that I talked about in my previous post I use several different methods to earn money online.Today I am going to briefly explain what exactly those methods are.They are similar in some ways and very different when it gets into the real nuts and bolts of how it all works.You could choose to do any one of these things, or all of them in various combinations like I do. The three main ways I can earn money online is by implementing my writing skills and to promote products or services for others. And even after…

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Steady Income With Options When working from home, this is not as difficult as many would have you believe. Nor is it easy. I can tell you that building a business online with internet marketing or affiliate marketing is not easy or quick. If you were misled to think that it is, then you’re in for a rude awakening. You will soon find that in the beginning stages of getting your online business going, the money can be sporadic, unreliable and sometimes, non-existent. This is one reason why it may be a good idea to do one of two things:…

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