Common Affiliate Marketing Mistakes

Affiliate marketing is one of the easiest and common ways to make money online. Affiliate marketing allows everyone to make some money online whether you are the marketer or the product owner. There are thousands of affiliate marketing programs and they are all super easy to join.

Like all businesses, there are several downsides in the affiliate marketing business. If you are going to make a profit it has to be done right. Committing the most common mistakes can mean a huge portion took from you that could have been on your next paycheck. That is why you must avoid them.

The first mistake hundreds of people make is choosing the wrong affiliate marketing program. In a hurry to make cash people choose affiliate marketing programs who products may not interest a lot of people. Some choose a program that offers products that they think is “hot”. Neither are good moves. Choosing programs that offers products that might not interest people means no commission or money for you. If you join a program that offers products that are “hot” you will be competing with thousands of others who are promoting the same product.

You have to chose a program that offers products you are interested in. Do research on it and see if this product is in demand. If the product is in demand that will mean more commission for you.

A lot of people make the mistake of joining multiple affiliate programs, in an effort to make more money. There is nothing wrong with having different sources of income. If you join too many affiliate marketing programs you won’t be able to concentrate and promote them all well. You can end up making little or no money at all.

When choosing an affiliate program you have to make sure it’s something you are interested in. Things you have a passion for you will promote it well. As we talked about before many people tend to join programs that offer products that are considered “hot”. If you don’t promote it well you won’t make any money. So any affiliate program is a money maker. It’s all in the way you endorse your product.


Can You Make Money With Adsense

One special thing about ad sense is that anyone and everyone can earn money off of Adsense. Here are some facts that I found:

Fact #1 – Teenagers in high school are actually making thousands of dollars each year using ad sense.

Fact# 2- Parents, grandparents, stay at home moms and even ones who weren’t even computer savvy has become successful and making money with Adsense.

As long as your hungry to make money you can also be among the thousands who continually make money off of Adsense. The question you are probably asking now is exactly how do I go about this?

Writing unique articles quality articles for Adsense websites and placing Google ads on your websites are the two main ways in making money through websites. The good thing about both ways is that you don’t have to have an college education or any experience.

You can write articles for webmaster who own Adsense sites. These webmasters are always looking for quality and keyword rich content to put on their websites. Content is king. The better content you provide them with, the more people will visit their website and the more clicks they will have on their Adsense ads leading to more income for them which is why they are always looking for content.

Another way you can earn off of Adsense is to have your own website and put Adsense ads on them. You get paid according to how many people click those ads. This can be a great way to earn money especially if you get a lot of traffic to your website.

Can you make money using Adsense? You must definitely can. You can be like those teenagers, grandparents, stay at home moms who are actually making millions of dollars. This is something you don’t want to be left out on.



Blog Commenting

Have you seen the comments section in blogs? Okay, did you ever posted a comment using those forms? If not just try to do it once. You’ll then understand what we are going to tell you here.

Most of the blogs that you’ll find online would be allowing you to give a link to your website as well. This is a good way of getting an easy backlink to your site. Blog commenting is something even experienced webmasters still use. If you haven’t tried it till now, then it’s just your ignorance about things that you can do to increase the number of backlinks to your site.

Some blogs will be moderating comments and hence you won’t see your comments in those sites if you post irrelevant comments. So, before you post a comment, make sure you read the post from top to bottom. Doing so, you would be surely learning something new. And this will help you to write fresh content in your sites as well. But don’t go for copy pasting – write on your own.

Posting a relevant comment has some other benefits as well. When you post an informative comment, people will be getting a better impression about you. And this will prompt them to visit your website in return.

So, what do you think now? Will you be posting irrelevant or relevant comments? When you do things the right way, there will be always some other benefits that you’ll be getting indirectly about which you might have never been thought of.

Blog commenting can bring in a lot of one way, quality backlinks if you post comments in relevant blogs that matches the niche that you are targeting. For example, if your site is related with football, then comment in blogs related to sports and not on business blogs. And ya, don’t forget to include your website url in the space provided to do the same – I know you won’t forget that 🙂



Benefits of hiring a designer

Are you bored using those free themes for your wordpress blogs? If so, its time for your to hire a WP designer who would be designing a unique WP theme based on your requirements. This will make your blog stand out from the crowd. Not just that, it’ll even increase the number of visitors to your site.

Getting a brand new theme for your blog can do a lot to your online business. This may even make others contact you for getting more information regarding the theme. If you are planning to give them your unique theme, then you may ask them a fee for the same. This way, by hiring a good designer you won’t be at lose.

But before you hire a designer you should be discussing certain things with him. You should be asking him to show demos of the themes that he have created in the past. This will make you know more about the skills of that particular designer. You should also ask, the time frame for getting the whole theme designed for you. Then you can start telling more about your project like what all features you would be needing etc. You can even ask his own views on the same. Sometimes, he would be having some better ideas for testing in your blog. Since, they would have designed themes for many, they’ll having an edge over us. So, it’s always a good idea to ask their views regarding the theme that has to be designed.

Depending on the niche of your blog, a good designer may come up with some cool designs for you to choose from. And if you don’t like the samples that he have designed, you may ask him to come up with a new one. There is nothing wrong in that. It’s your right to ask for it – there is no use to pay for something that you don’t like. A good designer will be patient and will be cooperative. So, these are some of the things that you should be keeping in your mind, if you are planning to hire someone to design your favorite blog.



All about name suggestion tools

Finding names to register is not an easy task. The process may take days and even months. If you are in such a situation, then you may seek the help of name suggestion tools. You won’t be having to pay any fee for using such services offered by, etc. All you have to do is – just enter the keyword that you are targeting – and the site will give you different combination of words that you wanted to search. They will even tell you whether those names are available for you to register or not.

I normally register many domain names in one go. And finding names for my websites was one of the toughest thing for me in the domain registration process. But it was only until I came to know about name suggestion tools. I use a lot of name suggestion tools. Each have their own advantages and disadvantages. All the name suggestion tools that I have came across till now offer their services free of charge. Honestly, these tools have helped me save a lot of my precious time which otherwise I would have wasted for no reason.

These name suggestion tools can sometimes do miracles. Who knows, sometimes they can come up with some real cool names that are available to be registered. These tools have helped me to register domain names that got high page rank from the very first Google update. Some name suggestions sites will help you search for random names which are brandable! Should I tell you anything about a brandable domain name? Hey, take the case of Google – it’s a brandable one. And now it has become a noun – people started using it for the word “search engine”. So, if you want to register a quality domain name then you should be surely trying your luck with a domain name suggestion tool.



All about blogging

Blogging can bring in a lot of money in your pockets. But many people don’t succeed in this, since they are impatient. You should be having the patience in you – to wait and see the results. Money may not be coming the very first month of your blogging. Depending on your skills, it will take some time. First of all, you should make a plan of what you are going to achieve. Your target should be something achievable. Its good to dream big, but don’t target big – start targeting things that you would be easily achieving.

You can start with one blog, and then go on increasing the count when you get used to it. Your first blog should be easy for you to update many times a day. And for updating a blog many times a day, you should be an expert in that field. Think a bit – you will be surely an expert in something. Some people blog – even about blogging. That’s because they are experts in blogging. Just like that, there will be some topic about which you would be easily making a lot of posts each day.

As mentioned above it’s important to select a niche about which you would be able to publish many posts per day. After you find such a niche, create a blog about it and start blogging. If you don’t have any funds with you to register and host a domain name, then you can go with a free sub domain under wordpress or blogspot. After a month, you should be with at least 50 posts. But this is not at all mandatory. It’s up to you, to decide the number of posts. But if you are gonna start it the best way, then go for – 50 articles per month. The more, the better. By this time, your site will be indexed in Google. You can promote the site using your own tricks and methods. And once, you have posts in your blog, you can start bringing traffic to it. I hope you know how to do that.

Once you get traffic in your first blog, you can slowly go on increasing the number of blogs that you update daily. The new blogs that you create will also be getting traffic, if you put a link to those blogs from your first blog. And if you are thinking of making some money out of these blogs, then you can start selling ad space, banners and links on your blog. A blog with traffic can make a lot of money. So, that’s it about blogging, if you are serious about making money online through blogging, then go for it.



All about a keyword rich domain

A good domain name will get you a good page rank. It’s always a good idea to register domain names with keywords that you are planning to target. For example, if you are selling toys online, then it would be better for you to register

In the above case, When people type in the keyword “buy toys online”, there is a high chance that – your site will be popping out in the first page of search results.

After you register a domain name – in a manner like we have explained above, you can start getting content for the site. Even in the articles that you are gonna publish in your site, keywords are important. Doing so, can get you in the first page of search results in most of the search engines including Google.

Create as many content pages in your site as possible and link between the pages at appropriate places. You may link to the keywords that you are targeting. It would be helping the link juice in your site to flow throughout the entire site.

After creating content pages in your site, you may create some free blogs and write content related to your niche on those sites also. The advantage of doing this is that – in the middle of the articles, you’ll be able to put links to your original site. This can get traffic and also increase the number of backlinks to your original site. When linking to your original site, give hyperlinks to the keywords that you are targeting – and they should point to pages in your original site(the one you’re gonna promote). For example, if you are planning to sell toys, then link to the words “buy toys online” or something like that. And the link should point to pages in your original site.

After that, you may also try some SEO tricks and methods to increase the PR of your newly created site. You can attempt blog commenting, article marketing in sites like ezinearticles, and social submission and social networking as well.



All about SEO

SEO or search engine optimization is something you can do on your own. Learning to SEO your sites is easy and you’ll start doing it better once you gain more expertise in the field. But before you start doing SEO, you should be learning the basics. You should be learning what it means to optimize a site for search engines. You should also understand how a search engine finds and indexes a site from the millions of new sites that are created each day. And after you learn the basic things such as those which are mentioned above, you may learn the different types of methods that can be adopted to do SEO on your websites.

Why should we do SEO our sites? Google is the search engine that most of the webmasters target. So, from here on, we’ll be using the word “google” for search engines. We are doing SEO in order to rank our sites high in Google. But before ranking them, we should at least, try to index the sites in Google.

Google index sites when they come to know about a new site. But how will they come to know about a new site. Google’s crawler search for sites from one link to the other. This way, they go on looking for new sites from one site to the other. So, if you want to index your newly created website, then at least one indexed site should be linking to your website. This way, it’ll finally reach your site when it crawls the site in which your link is there. So, the key in indexing a site is to get a link to your site in other sites that are already indexed.

And after you have indexed your site, you can start doing SEO related works on your site to rank it higher in Google. But what does it mean to rank it higher in Google. Suppose your site is related to “selling Iphones”. And if your site is getting in the first page of the search results related to the keywords that you are targeting like “buy iphones”, “iphone store” etc, then your site is said to be highly ranked one, in Google.