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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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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