making money online

In this next step of our case study on getting started with affiliate marketing, we will examine how to automate the process of adding affiliate products from LinkShare to our site. Merchandiser Data Feed Program LinkShare offers a service that they refer to as the Merchandiser Data Feed Program that allows publishers to maintain a […]

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Whether you are building an affiliate store or simply want to include affiliate products in a post, one of the first decisions that has to be made is how to actually add the affiliate product links. There are three basic methods: Manually add product links (which can be extremely time consuming) Create your own script […]

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Speedlinking – Affiliate Marketing

by derek on January 12, 2009 · 49 comments

Affiliate marketing – two words that can make your heart race and your head hurt, all at the same time. As you strive to make money online, you will undoubtedly come to the realization – if you haven’t already – that you need to learn and experiment with affiliate marketing. Not too long ago, we […]

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Shortly before the holidays, you likely noticed a healthy dose of controversy regarding sponsored posts that a handful of prominent bloggers published. The posts were sponsored by Kmart and were opportunities made available as part of the SocialSpark service. Personally, I don’t have an issue with these people – or anyone else – writing sponsored […]

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Scrooge :: eBay Partner Network

by derek on December 24, 2008 · 16 comments

In an effort to make money online, there is one thing that is crucial to your success and we have talked about it numerous times on this blog. What is that one thing? Or maybe I should say three things. Test. Test. Test. Test new tools – think about how many people put AdSense ads […]

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There are many of us that are trying to learn the ins and outs of affiliate marketing. As we discussed last week after I shared what not to do when it comes to affiliate marketing, success often comes down to sharing relevant products and/or promoting products that you personally recommend. One of the affiliate programs […]

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Affiliate Marketing :: What Not To Do

by derek on December 12, 2008 · 36 comments

In the recent Thursday Tidbits, I mentioned the topic of affiliate sales and how my recent efforts have been less than encouraging. One of the primary problems with my initial efforts regarding affiliate marketing is that I have attempted to simply add affiliate banners (typically of the 125×125 banner variety) to my blogs in the […]

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Syte Black :: Can It Make You Money?

by derek on December 10, 2008 · 20 comments

Last week I received a note from a friend on twitter asking me if I had heard anything about a new product called Syte Black. Since I had not heard anything about it, I asked a few questions and was intrigued by the concept. What Is Syte Black? In a nutshell, Syte Black is an […]

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Blogging For Money :: November 2008

by derek on December 3, 2008 · 33 comments

For the first time since starting these Blogging For Money updates, I failed to provide an overview last month. As much as I’d like to blame it on the craziness of returning from a family vacation and then getting caught up in the holidays, I just kept putting it off and lo and behold it […]

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One of the focal points of this blog is discussing the effort to make money with your blog, which as many of you know includes testing new tools that have the potential to bring in revenue. Not too long ago, one of the tools that we looked at was the PerformancingAds Network. Since introducing this […]

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