Make Money with Affiliate Programs

Written by Ratliff J

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1. Search throughrepparttar hundreds of affiliate directories online and look for comments about it.

2. Ask them how many affiliate they have, and whatrepparttar 136097 top earners are making, as well asrepparttar 136098 average affiliate.

3. Giverepparttar 136099 program a trial run - just enough to make a few sales that will allow you to recieve a payment from them. This will ensure they pay as offered.

4. Keep records.

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11 Ways To Increase Forums Activites

Written by Pinyo Bhulipongsanon

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Even if they don't have a forum, offer to write about their web site or add a link to their site in exchange for some posts.

Recruit moderators

As your member population grows, find a few good posters (the ones that post high-quality messages and replies) and ask them if they want to help you moderaterepparttar forum. Give them more rights than other users so that they can edit and/or delete other people posts at their descretion. They will help you keeprepparttar 136026 forum in order, make sure allrepparttar 136027 rules are followed and help you answers questions. Many people are happy to take on this challenge.

Do email follow up with your members

Send email to members that registered, but have not returned in a long time. Tell them what has change since their last visit and why it may be worthwhile for them to return to your site. Try to do this about once every quarter, but do not do this more than once a month. Be sure to respect their rights by including appropriate unsubscribe information and take their name offrepparttar 136028 mailing list at their request.

Offer incentives

Some forums like this one offers incentives for forum members to make posts. For instance, I offer free text-link advertisement in exchange for posts.

Hire a Professional

This would be my last option, but it may work for you. There are professional message posters out there that will participate in your forums by starting threads and posting replies. This is a good solution if you are really stuck and need someone else to help you getrepparttar 136029 forums going.

Some other things to keep in mind is that you should start your forums small with perhaps 3-4 categories, then slowly expand and create more categories. This way,repparttar 136030 forums does not look so empty. Additionally, some forums software has polling features. Use these to your advantage. Controversial polls and topics can create flurries of activity.

As a final note, please tell me what you think about this article in our webmaster forums (did you getrepparttar 136031 idea?).

Pinyo Bhulipongsanon is the owner of Webmaster Resources offering visitors with features such as webmaster forums, webmaster directory, webmaster dictionary, programming scripts, and webmaster articles.

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