Sep
20

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How to Double Your Amazon Affiliate Commissions

How To Double Your Amazon Affiliate Commissions?

Recently our CEO gave a presentation about just this topic. A presentation that was really well received, so we decided to write out some of the key lessons and takeaways.

Before we dive into this, let’s take a step back and consider the facts.

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Sep
4

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International Affiliate Commissions vs. International Taxes


If you’re like most affiliate marketers, then dealing with accounting and taxes is often the last thing on your mind.

As affiliate marketers, the first time we see an international payment come through our initial thought is often excitement. Wondering if the US has a tax treaty with said country and if their IRS equivalent is also going to want some portion of our hard earned commissions isn’t typically something that crosses our mind.  

Until it does. Then the dread of not knowing where to start and the fear of what we’ll find kicks in and we are back to optimizing for EPC. Read More

Aug
31

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Choice Pages Keep Getting Better

In our previous post (Choice Pages – Leveling Up Your Affiliate Links) we teased some updates that were on the way and I’m excited to share more details as they are now available.  

While our Choice Pages have been getting a lot of polish and functionality over the last few months we thought these last couple updates were important and worth a few minutes of your time.   Read More

Aug
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Choice Pages – Leveling Up Your Affiliate Links

A note from Jesse Lakes, CEO and co-founder of Geniuslink.

Have you ever wanted to offer buying options in addition to Amazon?  What held you back? Not wanting to litter your website, YouTube description or tweet with multiple buy buttons or links to the same product?  Maybe you didn’t have the space, or time, for adding more than one link?

Does 100% of your audience shop exclusively at Amazon?  The answer is most likely “no”. Shopping from your preferred store will always trump your desire for your favorite influencers to cleanly monetize your purchase.   Read More

Jul
31

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Choice Pages – How To Use Them


Marketers are facing a more fragmented landscape than ever before and sometimes an intelligent link, no matter how intricate you set the rules isn’t enough.  In these situations, a carefully curated list of options can improve the shopper’s buying experience, improve your conversions and revenue as well as ensure compliance.  It’s situations like the ones below where Choice Pages really shine. Learn more about Choice Pages in our latest blog post or read on to dig into a handful of the top use cases for Choice Pages.   
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Jul
13

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Monetizing & Growing a YouTube Channel: A Conversation With Kyle Taggart

We recently sat down with YouTuber, Kyle Taggart to talk with him about how he got started as a YouTuber, being an affiliate marketer on the platform and how to grow your channel while nurturing your creativity.  

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Jun
28

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4 Online Marketing Hacks to Increase Revenue For Your Business

This is a guest post by Zach Atreiu – photographer at Gold Hat Photography and Content Manager at Shotkit.

After 10 years working in online marketing in an extremely competitive industry, I’ve had a decent amount of experience in generating revenue using the Internet.

That said, there’s always a lot still to be learned. There’s a ton of useful information available for free out there, and with a bit of experimenting and lateral thinking, you can come up with an endless stream of ideas that can help boost your bottom line.

Here are 4 strategies that have worked for us over the past 6 months. Hopefully, you can implement them too.

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Jun
26

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Finding Affiliate Marketing Success with Human Proof Designs

We recently sat down with Dom Wells the owner of Human Proof Designs to talk about how he got started with affiliate marketing, what prompted him to create Human Proof Designs and his tips and pointers to find success as an affiliate marketer.

Dom Wells got started with affiliate marketing back in 2012 when he was teaching English in Taiwan. He wanted to earn more money, so he looked online knowing that there would be more opportunity for him there.

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Jun
14

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SEO Tips: Producing Great Content As An Affiliate

You’ve built your site and it looks great. You’ve already added your affiliate products or you’re drawing them in from a product feed or widget. You’ve even built some links, but for some reason, you just can’t get any love from Google.

Unfortunately for many affiliate marketers, gone are the days when simply having a better keyword ratio than the next person and one extra link would do it. Fortunately, there’s something you can do about it. Build great content with a purpose.

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Jun
14

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How to 10X Your Affiliate Website Traffic With Pinterest

As an affiliate marketer, driving traffic to your blog is essential to achieving your monetary goals. There is endless advice out there on how to do this and often times it involves a multitude of combined efforts to create a larger picture of affiliate success.

Commonly advised efforts include consistency in content creation, keyword research, SEO optimization, a defined niche, beautiful images, incorporated links, adding social share buttons, featuring guest posts, writing guest posts, adding video content, email newsletters, cross-promoting your mailing list, social media promotion across all channels and boosted social media promotion. Exhausted? This list constantly feels like it’s only getting started.

Many marketers would argue that SEO optimization and a strong social promotion strategy are the two of the most important efforts, but what if we told you that there’s one particular social platform that rises above all other social sharing platforms and even Google when it comes to driving traffic to a website?
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