From the monthly archives:

October 2011

My Work is a Vacation

by Shawn Collins on October 28, 2011

Mark Twain once said, “The secret of success is to make your vocation your vacation.” Thanks to affiliate marketing, I’ve am always on vacation… or on holiday if you prefer. But first we have to define vacation, and my definition is probably different from yours. My vacation is more of a state of mind. It’s […]


Want more site visitors? These five top SEO (search engine optimization) tactics will help you rank higher in search results and attract more customers. 1. Choose and use the right keywords. Lots of people use insider jargon on their sites. You may think you sell “performance-enhancing stabilizers for over-pronators” – but your potential customers are […]


Datafeedr, a system that enables affiliates to easily work with product datafeeds in WordPress, is now supporting additional affiliate networks. The tool now supports Amazon products into Datafeedr stores for Amazon US, Canada, UK, France, Germany, and Japan. TradeTracker, an affiliate network in the Netherlands, has also been integrated with Datafeedr for their feeds from […]


Skimlinks has launched SkimWords 2.0, which is the first real-time, fully-automated content monetization solution. SkimWords 2.0 enables affiliates to earn incremental revenue, as it provides in-text product and price comparison across multiple verticals. Some benefits of SkimWords 2.0: Advanced semantic technology that matches content with 20 million products in real-time Highly relevant and accurate in-text […]


The success of working with paid search affiliates is significantly impacted by your PPC policy. Consider these five points when writing or revising your PPC terms and conditions. 1. Direct Linking Advertisers facing competition on search engine results pages (SERPs) can work with affiliates to cover additional keywords and gain a stronger positioning. By allowing […]