Keeping Your Affiliates Active and Loyal

Written by Keller Flynn

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Second. "Send a sincere "thank you" email. Don't just send a cursory "thank you" with your new affiliate's linking code. Once again, offer some more information aboutrepparttar program. Tell them a little more aboutrepparttar 102621 product, or mention a technique or two for placing classified ads for their site. Always close any communication with your affiliates by letting them know that they can always contact you with questions or concerns.

Third. Keep on top of sales alerts. Try to set up a regular schedule for informing affiliates of their sales. Frequent alerts, say once or twice a week, will keep people much more interested than a monthly mass mailing.

Fourth. Keep in touch. Start an affiliate newsletter, or send out emails with updates about your program, sales statistics from your top affiliates, and marketing tips. This will keep people excited aboutrepparttar 102622 potential ofrepparttar 102623 program.

These tactics may seem a little time consuming, but believe me they're worth it. And besides, just think ofrepparttar 102624 recruiting hours you'll save if everyone sticks with it. Now obviously, there are going to be affiliates who leave your program no matter what you do, that's justrepparttar 102625 nature ofrepparttar 102626 business, but, provided you have a good product, if you follow these steps and stay in communication with your people, you'll find that your program is a lot more successful.

Keller Flynn knows about Super Affiliates and what it takes to find or help create them. Keller also knows the full spectrum of tools, ideas and action steps needed to create and run a successful affiliate program. Reach him at or 801-328-9006. Get his Extra Money Newsletter FREE at to learn more about how YOU can profit from the affiliate boom

Pre-Packaged Web Sites: Don't Settle for Second Best

Written by Keegan Michaels

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"Wait, I don't know anything about web sites. I'll have to hire someone to do it. Isn't that expensive?"

Not at all. Inrepparttar last few years, competition among web designers has become fierce, and hence driven prices down. You can get a pretty good job done for very little money if you just comparison shop a bit. You might even find a web design student who needs portfolio material and is willing to set up your site for free.

Setting up your own site frees you to do exactly as you see fit. Emphasize a different angle ofrepparttar 102620 program, use better graphics, and use a different title to trigger different keyword searches. Make sure your site is attractive, clean and professional looking. Of course you should link back to your affiliate program, (otherwise how will you get paid?) but if you are a member of more than one program, you should consider having a banner ad which links to your other sites, and vice-versa. This way you can really increase your business from all sides.

The key to getting ahead inrepparttar 102621 affiliate world is to stand out fromrepparttar 102622 crowd. With that in mind, using a pre-packaged web site just doesn't make sense. Takerepparttar 102623 time and money to create a unique site. When your sales start to improve, you'll be glad you did.

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