Launching Your Affiliate Program CorrectlyWritten by Mark Kenny
To any Internet Marketer these days an affiliate program is absolutely essential marketing method of achieving a decent e-growth. Allowing others to promote your products or services can be most efficient way of selling your products as you only pay for successful results, whether these are leads, sales Or traffic.
Unfortunately with hundreds of affiliate programs that are started weekly by merchants, Attracting Your fair share of affiliates willing to participate in your program is never an easy goal unless you are already experienced in such matters.
With this in mind there are several solutions catered towards announcing your program to industry. The most obvious solution is offered by affiliate program submission services which submit your program to relevant directories, in hope that affiliate marketers will find and join your program. These can charge up to $300 (Usd) which may seem a bit excessive for inclusion in majority of directories.
On positive side they will present your program accurately and promptly to correct editors, And these submission services are normally very well established and recognised as professionals by editors of such directories. You'll find that most directories themselves recommend you use these services.
An alternative method is to submit your site manually to these affiliate directories. This will take a lot of time as researching these directories alone can be a mammoth task. You can easily spend a week just finding these directories & even with a complete list Of directories you'll discover that some will only accept submissions from paid submission services. If your going to follow this route, Affiliatecrashcourse.com offers an ebook containing a list of such directories saving you days of searching though Google & Yahoo for results. The majority of directories are free to list in, Offering you an upgraded spot for a small fee.
A Guide to AdSenseWritten by Chris Rivers
If youíre a regular internet user, you have undoubtedly used Google recently. And why wouldnít you? Itís a great service. Itíll find what youíre looking for faster and more accurately than anyone else. Of course, Google is a publicly traded company that needs to make a profit and in process of commercializing their technology, company has created one of most consistent revenue streams for webmasters today, AdSense.
(This article geared towards content publishers, advertisers see AdWords)
AdSense is a pay per click program in which ads are targeted to search results and website content with advertisers paying for each click received. In contrast to other types of affiliate programs, AdSense can be more profitable to publishers because it requires no spending on customerís part. Advertisers are paying for interested traffic.
Part of reason program is so successful is that ads are unobtrusive text that can actually be useful to visitors. By matching ads to content, message is relevant, and therefore advertisers can convert more clicks into sales.
Once you have a site running, and if content does not go against Googleís terms (gambling and adult sites are not allowed, for example), you can join program. After applying, your site will be reviewed to make sure it does not contain objectionable material. This should only take a few days, then youíre in. There are no other requirements, such as traffic levels that other advertising networks require. You will now have access to code to add to your website.