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  1. How to Launch an Affiliate Marketing Campaign
    Posted By Charles Ngo on 06/22/2016

      I know that launching affiliate marketing campaigns can be overwhelming at times.  There are so many moving parts that you end up in a state of analysis paralysis than launching campaigns (because you’re scared of making mistakes. Information overload is a real killer in this industry, and I’ve always done my best to simplify […]

  2. When it comes to being ranked at the top of Google, hell even on page one, advertisers are willing to shell out the big bucks to get that first click. In this “One Hundred Most Expensive Keywords on Google” infographic, provided WebpageFX and put together through data from SEMRush, we get to take an insider’s […]

  3. Twitter Refuses to Give Up – Invests $70M in SoundCloud
    Posted By Caitlynn Cush on 06/14/2016

    twitter_soundcloudDespite numerous roll outs of new features and tweaks to it’s service, Twitter’s share price has continued to slip down to an all-time low over the past year.  So journalist and business analysts all around are considering it’s latest $70 million investment in the audio file-sharing service SoundCloud as another Hail Mary. It’s reported that […]

  4. ID:40746532As email marketers we are constantly striving to make our outbound campaigns even more personalized than before.  To do this some of us have taken up the art of geotargeting so that we can now provide our subscribers with content that is relevant to their location. I’ve said it before, and I’ll say it again […]

  5. Event: Affiliate World Europe 2016 Location: Berlin, Germany Dates: 18-19 July 2016 Venue: Berlin Congress Center, Alexanderstrass, 10179, Berlin Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/events/913980658670249/ Tickets: https://affiliateworldconferences.com/europe/tickets If you wanna hang with super affiliates, learn cutting-edge strategies, and build a world-class network, you HAVE to attend Affiliate World Europe 2016. The guys behind the STM forum run this […]

  6. Here’s my day at the A4D conference
    Posted By Charles Ngo on 06/10/2016

    Last weekend I flew to San Diego for the A4D.com event. Every year they host a one-day event. I was hesitant on going because it’s such a long flight from Miami to San Diego for a one day event. But I haven’t done a conference since ASW and felt like I’m due for one. At […]

  7. I read a post by my friend Malan D. recently where he argued you don’t really need a team for affiliate marketing (Read it here). He has some great arguments. I was a 1-many army when I first started, but now I’ve gone to the other side and built multiple teams. I wanna take a second […]

  8. We have set up two exclusive VIP Player packages to the PartyPoker Battle Of Malta Tournament Running November 2nd – November 7th ( Wednesday to Monday). The VIP Player packages include: 5 nights at the 5-Star Hilton Hotel (amazing breakfast buffet included), on a single occupancy basis. €550 Main Event buy-in with over €700,000 estimated prize pool Tickets to... Read more »

  9.   During the Month of June partypoker will be giving away 25 $109 Buy-In Tickets to the UpperCut $50,000 GTD Pull off an Uppercut for some Major Rewards: Running Monday to Saturday at 20:00 CET, The Uppercut is one of the best in the business, sporting huge prize pools for just a $109 buy-in. One... Read more »

  10. Affiliate Marketing For Dummies [Infographic]
    Posted By Caitlynn Cush on 05/31/2016

    affiliate-marketing-101You don’t need me to tell you that the affiliate marketing industry is the place to be if you would like to be in a 4 billion dollar industry. In order to get a piece of that pie, you will first need to learn just what affiliate marketing is, how it works, how to get […]

  11. Smart Messaging Will Triple Your App Retention
    Posted By Caitlynn Cush on 05/31/2016

    According to Kahuna’s 2016 Q1 Mobile Marketing Index report brands can increase 90 day retention rates 3 times with smart messaging.  That’s great news, since retention is more profitable than an acquisition. Not only does smart messaging increase retention, but the personal and timely communication will help to decrease uninstall rates and increase retention rates […]

  12. photodune videomarketingIf you know anything about quality content, then you are fully aware that the majority involves anything and everything multimedia.  Short videos are interactive and engaging, plus they can deliver your message fast and easily.   As a small business owner, you are most likely limited on resources and time. Good news is that video […]

  13. The Traffic Source Doesn’t Suck…You Do
    Posted By Charles Ngo on 05/23/2016

    Here’s the #1 most annoying mindset I see newbies have in affiliate marketing (according to me getting 150+ questions a day through my email). They think there’s some “magic” or “secret” traffic source or vertical out there. If all they do is get on the right traffic source, then they’ll all of a sudden be on […]

  14. One of the “levers” in making a campaign more profitable is your landing page. After someone clicks on your ad, your landing page is the “salesman” that converts the “curious” into a lead / sale. The higher the conversion rate on your page, the more money you make. You can see that having a great […]

  15. The Ultimate Guide To Using Emojis In Email Marketing
    Posted By Caitlynn Cush on 05/17/2016

    A goofy looking smiley face. An airplane. A star. Even a rocketship or cute looking cat with hearts for eyes. No, I’ve not gone mad, I’m talking about the likelihood that you have probably seen one or more of these as part of email subject lines in your inbox. While emojis are fairly new, symbols […]

  16. Tweetdeck-Logo-e1416424850708Holy Cow Batman! Twitter Inc just made a big announcement that will probably be a game changer for some people out in Twitter land. The social media has said they will soon stop counting photos and links as part of its 140 character limit for messages. The change is said to happen over the next […]

  17. What Can Entrepreneurs Learn From Millennial Buying Habits?
    Posted By Caitlynn Cush on 05/17/2016

    millennial-generation-workplace-casual-620px-620x412It is generally an accepted belief that Millennials live their lives on the internet.  We have all witnessed the familiar behavior – hunched over their iPhones, iPads, Droids, etc. It might be assumed that they even do most of their shopping via mobile apps.   New data, however, suggests that the buying habits of the […]

  18. Viva Las Vegas Prizes This May
    Posted By Heather Brama on 05/04/2016

    Bet365’s Spring Missions are turning up the heat this month with four €5,000 Trips to Las Vegas included in the mix! The trips are just the beginning of what bet365 has to offer in their prize pool worth over €100,000. The Spring Missions are running now through May 29th at 19:44 GMT. Each week daily... Read more »

  19. How to Create Blog Posts Influencers Love [Infographic]
    Posted By Caitlynn Cush on 05/03/2016

    This has been said many times before:  You could create the greatest, most riveting of all content in the world, but what is the point if no one sees it? It’s a proven fact that 41.67% of bloggers measure their site’s success and influence by how many social media shares it receives. With this knowledge at […]

  20. Adblock Plus Pushing to Have You Pay to Use the Internet
    Posted By Caitlynn Cush on 05/03/2016

    Adblock Plus, one of the most popular ad blocking services, is now openly being referred to as the Scrooge of the internet by more than just publishers and advertisers. The company is now teaming up with Swedish microdonation startup Flattr to try and help more of us online “workers” get paid for our work. The idea […]

  21. Ways Your Business Can Save On Credit Card Processing Fees
    Posted By Caitlynn Cush on 05/03/2016

    Vector illustration of e-commerce flat design concept.Let’s face it, unless you are completely entrenched in the world of Affiliate Marketing and only push commissioned product, your business probably accepts credit card payments in one for or another.  And like with most services, this too comes with a fee.  Typical merchant account companies can charge up to a 5% hefty fee on […]

  22. Use of a Competitor’s Trademark in a Domain Name
    Posted By Richard Newman on 04/25/2016

    cybersquattingCybersquatting is closely related to trademark infringement and trademark dilution.  A person engages in cybersquatting when he/she registers, uses or sells an Internet domain name with the intent to profit from it either by ransoming the domain name back to the trademark owner or by using the domain name to divert business from the trademark […]

  23. Do you follow politics?  Are you a strong Left or Right?  Either way, I’m certain that you haven’t been able to get through this election year without picking up on other people’s personal opinions regarding the candidates and/or issues at hand. This brings to mind that SEO can be a whole lot like a presidential […]

  24. tax-refund12Tax season isn’t just about the dreaded process of filing your business taxes, but it’s also a opportunity to boost your sales.  By using tax time promotions, offers and tie-ins you can add some dollars to your bottom line. Here are a few ideas that you might want to implement while this tax season is […]

  25. 5 Mistakes To Avoid In Your Outbound Emails
    Posted By Caitlynn Cush on 04/19/2016

    1200x400Email, even to this day, continues to be our primary means of communicating with our audience. Because of this, it is more important than ever to make certain your brand is reflected in every email that is sent. Unfortunately, we (marketers as a whole) seem to be getting worse rather than better when it comes […]

  26. It took 2 months of me working daily The efforts of 12+ people And over 5-figures of my own money …but the Newbie FastTrack’s done! This was by far one of the hardest projects I’ve ever done. Try running an affiliate marketing team, running AFFcelerator, keeping up with the branding, and creating an online course. It’s tough! […]

  27. How to Create Content that Converts [Infographic]
    Posted By Caitlynn Cush on 04/05/2016

    I’ve said it before, and I’ll say it again. Content is key! If you want to be someone in this business, you need to learn the in’s and out’s of creating not only good, but great content.  Either to promote yourself, your own personal product, or your clients.  Content marketing has seemingly become one of […]

  28. 5 Hard Truths of Social Media Marketing
    Posted By Caitlynn Cush on 04/05/2016

    Hand writing Social Media Marketing with white chalk on blackboard.As an experienced internet marketer, you already know the importance of social media.  However, even some of the most experienced online marketers are only human and therefore make mistakes via social media now and then. That’s why even though we have covered some of these simple do’s and don’ts in the past, I thought it […]

  29. Avoid These Common 3 Business Tax Mistakes
    Posted By Caitlynn Cush on 04/05/2016

    Horizontal photo of mature man relaxing, head position on tax forms, while working on his taxes with calculator with other office equipment in backgroundUgh.  Yup, it’s that time of year again.  Tax time! No one, not even small businesses, want to pay more taxes than they have to.  Smart taxpayers prep themselves with valuable knowledge so that they can cut their tax bill down as low as it will go.  They think about their taxes not only when […]

  30. California Online Poker: Can Legalization Happen In 2016?
    Posted By Dustin Gouker on 03/24/2016

    California will take another stab at legalizing and regulating online poker this year, in what might be the best opportunity in recent years.

    The post California Online Poker: Can Legalization Happen In 2016? appeared first on Play CA.

  31. SEO is an integral part of any digital marketing effort (or should be).  That being said, any online marketer knows that we must always be ready to adjust our perspective with the constantly changing world of internet & SEO. Often marketers have a slight sense of trepidation when going against Google, but most of the […]

  32. The 15 Best Podcasts for Business Owners
    Posted By Caitlynn Cush on 03/22/2016

    CommutersIn the current day, when you barely have time to swipe a cup of coffee from your Keurig, Podcasts have become a pivotal tool for the busy entrepreneur. They are both quick and easy to digest, especially for those with longer commutes.  And best yet? They cover a whole gambit of topics. Inc.com has put […]

  33. Starting a Business With Little Or No Money
    Posted By Caitlynn Cush on 03/22/2016

    Startup Business. Flat design illustration. Businessman on a rocketYou are either excited about this idea or just fascinated with the idea of launching and growing your very own enterprise.  No, I’m not talking about the Star Trek variety.  You want to own your own company.   In order to accomplish this seemingly daunting task, you know that some risks will have to be […]

  34. Don’t Miss the Madness on bet365
    Posted By Heather Brama on 03/12/2016

    This March, players on bet365 are catching the Madness that can only be caused by prizes worth over €100,000! There are still two weeks left of the March Madness weekly missions on bet365, a promotion running now through March 27th. The brand new game Six Plus Hold’em is featured in a weekly €6,000 freeroll. Players gain... Read more »

  35. Exclusive Tourneys Set Up Now!
    Posted By Heather Brama on 03/11/2016

    Score a free ride to the April 3, 2016 Grand Prix Poker Tour Online event! Several country specific tournaments have now been listed on partypoker. Limited entrants per country means you’ll play with an even greater chance to win! Each tournament will award at least 1 ticket to the Grand Prix Poker Tour online event happening... Read more »

  36. In the world of business, anyone can become a successful business owner, CEO, or executive. It’s more about the person’s passion, determination, and know-how than their gender, race or even sexual orientation.  With that being said, the it’s still very much a male dominated industry. Times are swiftly changing though, women are now beginning to quickly […]

  37. ipad4The Supreme Court on Monday refused to review an appeals court’s original decision that Apple had conspired with five different book publishers to raise the prices of digital books. This means they are still on the line to pay out $450 million as part of the settlement.  The court’s decision not to hear the appeal leaves in […]

  38. 5 Habits of The Most Highly Productive People
    Posted By Caitlynn Cush on 03/08/2016

    productiveGrowing up and all through early adulthood, I vowed to hate anyone that was labeled as a “morning person.”  You know those folks that just naturally wake up all skipper, happy, and ready to conquer the day. There are not only “morning people” but those that even if they do hit the snooze button a […]

  39. California Online Poker Bill Details AB 2863
    Posted By John Mehaffey on 02/29/2016

    AB 2863 is a new bill to regulate online poker in California. Learn more about what the bill entails and its concessions to the CA horse racing industry.

    The post California Online Poker Bill Details AB 2863 appeared first on Play CA.

  40. PAS.net Exclusive: Gold Bars at partypoker
    Posted By Heather Brama on 02/26/2016

    Looking to set yourself apart from other partypoker Affiliates? Through PAS.net, you can have an ultimate advantage over the competition with Gold Bars, an exclusive cashback program not available anywhere else. Whether you want to reactivate players you’ve lost or incentivize your current grinders to play harder and longer by offering extra rewards, we recommend taking advantage of... Read more »

  41. How to Achieve More /w Less Effort
    Posted By Charles Ngo on 02/26/2016

    Do you know why I’m so obsessed with productivity?It’s because I’m lazy. Seriously. I wanna know how I can achieve the most results, with the least amount of effort involved.And what’s the biggest waste of energy?Working on things that don’t make much of an impact on your goals. Sounds like common sense right? Yet I […]

  42. 12 Steps to Becoming A Google AdWords Expert [Infographic]
    Posted By Caitlynn Cush on 02/23/2016

    adwords1Whatever type of marketing business you are running, Google AdWords can be the key to pushing your product, service, or promotion right in front of highly targeted traffic.  This of course ultimately equates to more sales and conversions. Leveraging Google AdWords, one of the largest paid advertising platforms available, will ensure that you get improved exposure […]

  43. The war between Apple and the FBI just heated up AGAIN!
    Posted By Caitlynn Cush on 02/23/2016

    applefbiThe tug of war game between Apple Inc. and the FBI continued Sunday as FBI Director James Comey said forcing Apple to help unlock the iPhone of one of the San Bernardino shooters is “no big deal.” “We simply want the chance, with a search warrant, to try to guess the terrorist’s passcode without the phone […]

  44. photodune-5842404-call-to-action--xsRead this whole blog post and you will be rewarded with a million dollars! If only it were that simple.  Hell, all of our subscribers would probably read through more than once.   Let’s face it though, you could write the most effective, emotionally alluring, and efficient copy of your life but if your call-to-action […]

  45. The AFFcelerator Newbie Challenge…Coming Soon!
    Posted By Charles Ngo on 02/23/2016

    I’m excited to announce that me and the AFFcelerator team are working on a new newbie course. I get a lot of emails from newbies, and I noticed a common theme kept coming up – there’s not enough material for people 100% brand new to affiliate marketing. I’m talking about the people who are starting out […]