Make sure Affiliate Programs Credit you for every Sale

Written by John Lynch

Make Sure Affiliate Programs credit you for every Sale’

When joining an affiliate program there are many decisions you have to make. Unfortunately, few people query what kind of tracking softwarerepparttar program uses. To overlook this can prove costly, and means you may never be credited with 5% - 10% of your affiliate sales.

A good affiliate program will use quality affiliate tracking software that is reliable and tracks all of your sales.You must make sure that they not only track online sales, but also sales by mail order. Many companies phone, fax and only track online, and this means you will lose between 5% - 10% of your sales.

Also, make sure thatrepparttar 102571 affiliate program uses ‘cookie tracking’ software to ensure that you will be credited for sales from people who don’t buyrepparttar 102572 first time they visit your website, but come back and buy at a later date.

For those of you who don’t know what a ‘cookie’ is. A cookie is a small piece of information that a web site puts on your hard drive so that it will remember you when you return later. This is how cookies can be used to track visitors to a web site. In this wayrepparttar 102573 affiliate program will be able to track allrepparttar 102574 sales from your site,even thoughrepparttar 102575 visitor did not buy onrepparttar 102576 first visit torepparttar 102577 web site.

It's Free, It's Powerful, It's In Your Email

Written by Lois R. Thompson

The most popular use ofrepparttar Internet is that of sending emails. According to a recent report byrepparttar 102570 U.S. Department of Commerce approximately 79.9 percent of Internet users send emails.

This business of sending emails offers us one ofrepparttar 102571 most powerful and free advertising resources we all have access to, yet it's one that is most often over looked. I'm talking aboutrepparttar 102572 "sig file", also called e-sigs or e-signature.

Sending emails for online marketers can be likened to writing a traditional business letter, which when completed bears a signature. It stands to reason that an effective sig file should be a key part of your online marketing program.

Your objective for using a sig file is to get your prospect to your website. Sig files can be used atrepparttar 102573 end of e-mail messages, newsgroup postings, and other postings, as tiny but powerful classified ad, enticerepparttar 102574 prospect to click onrepparttar 102575 hotlink to your website. To be effective, your sig file should persuade its readers to go to your website now. It should be short and sweet, simple, direct and torepparttar 102576 point, but emphasizingrepparttar 102577 Benefits torepparttar 102578 reader and their need to "act" quickly. You need to GRABrepparttar 102579 readers attention and spark curiosity.

Lets look at what must be included in your email signature:

* A clear description ofrepparttar 102580 benefits of your business to your prospects * Curiosity * A hotlink to your website

* A call-to-action by your prospect

Forrepparttar 102581 most effective use of your signature, you'll need to customize to where it's being used. For example, most email programs will allow a sig file of up to 7 lines, and up to 65 characters per line. Caution - while posting to newsgroups, moderated lists, or discussion boards, using a sig file of more than 4 or 5 lines may be considered annoying. Long sig files in newsgroup postings may be considered poor etiquette.

Your email signature givesrepparttar 102582 reader a word picture of you andrepparttar 102583 Benefits you are offering to the.

Lets take a look at some examples of sig files:


Jane Doe

Discoverrepparttar 102584 Power of Financial Leverage, becoming Debt Free and Retiring Quickly! Getrepparttar 102585 facts now! Http://

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