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Affiliates Take Note: New FTC Disclosure Guidelines

March 14, 2013

On March 12, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) updated its guidance for advertising disclosures in a guide called .com Disclosures: How to Make Effective Disclosures in Digital Advertising. The original guidance from 2000 left open many holes including advertising on mobile devices and places like Twitter and Facebook. As affiliates, we have already been advised [...]

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Combine Tools to Streamline Work and Reach Customers

January 17, 2013

I’ve been a full-time affiliate marketer for 7 years and during that time I can never remember feeling like there was enough time to do everything that I want to do. Part of my problem is that I am always coming up with new ideas that I want to try out. Knowing that 1) my [...]

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Email Subject Can Double Your Traffic

September 28, 2012

You know how people always say that you should learn from your mistakes? I made a mistake this week that taught me a big lesson in a completely unexpected way. On Wednesday I started a contest on Sunshine Rewards and sent out a paid email with the subject line “New Survey Contest! Win up to [...]

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From Blogger to Affiliate Marketer (Video)

October 21, 2011

This week I was lucky enough to give a webinar through Affiliate Summit entitled “Monetize Your Blogging Skills with Affiliate Marketing.” The intent of the webinar was to teach bloggers how they can easily move from blogging to affiliate marketing with a little bit of important information and some easy tools. It was not a [...]

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Start Monetizing Your Blog (Video)

October 18, 2011

Last year I was lucky enough to participate in a panel at Affiliate Summit West with two industry veterans, Kristin Kinsey (affiliate manager and owner of MadHatter Consulting) and Carolyn Tang Kmet (now the affiliate manager for Groupon), and moderated by Marty Fahncke. Our presentation was entitled Start Monetizing Your Blog Today and is a [...]

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