Nov
6

Author:

31 Comments

Amazon Associates – The Ultimate Guide To Getting Your Account Banned

[Updated 11/6/2019 to further clarify FTC and Amazon Associates requirements around disclosure]
[Updated 10/3/2018 after Amazon consolidated US/CA/EU Associates Programs Operating Agreements]

You’ve just had an awesome month. You’ve been putting in the hours, your clicks keep growing and you hit a new record for the most affiliate commissions in a month! Life is feeling pretty good and you feel like you’re really starting getting the hang of this Amazon affiliate thing!

Then it happens. What appears to be a regular email (maybe to congratulate you?), ends up being the exact opposite:

Read More

Oct
30

Author:

Comment

How to Succeed in Affiliate Marketing with Guest Dom Wells

If you’ve found yourself reading this blog post, you’re likely thinking about entering the world of affiliate marketing. Or perhaps you’ve hit a roadblock and are wondering if you should continue to push on with your affiliate site. As with many hobbies or professions, getting started can be challenging when building a business in affiliate marketing, especially without guidance. Luckily, our friend Dom Wells of OnFolio joined us for an interview and shared his experience as a self-starter in the affiliate space.

Read More

Oct
29

Author:

9 Comments

Amazon Compliance – An FTC Reminder for Affiliates


Earlier this month (October 2019), the Amazon.com Associates team sent out a note to affiliate publishers and influencers about the necessity of being clear to their community about the use of affiliate links through
multiple disclosures.
Read More

Oct
28

Author:

Comment

SEO – The Most Obvious, Underrated Growth Strategy For Every Affiliate Marketer

We interviewed 30+ of the industry’s leading affiliate marketers. After reviewing their interviews, I was going to write a post on the myriad of tools and software they use to succeed in affiliate marketing.

It wouldn’t have been a very good post.

Because nine out of ten affiliate marketers recommended similar tools to do the very same thing – generate more SEO traffic.

Read More

Oct
14

Author:

Comment

An Interview with Angelo Sorbello


Who are you and what are you currently working on?

I’m Angelo, a marketer, and entrepreneur from Italy. I currently run a portfolio of authority and niche sites. My main website at the moment is Astrogrowth.com Read More

Oct
11

Author:

Comment

AmaLinks Pro: a Heavy-Duty WordPress Plugin for Amazon Affiliates


There’s a lot of competition when it comes to WordPress plugins for Amazon Associates. From time to time we at Geniuslink like to endorse solutions that are complementary to our service and just plain useful.  We’re here today to tell you all about AmaLinks Pro, a stellar WordPress plugin that Amazon Associates can use to generate informative, highly customizable ads—all without leaving the WordPress editor.

Let’s get right into it.

Read More

Oct
7

Author:

Comment

An Interview with Daniel Gillaspia


Who are you and what are you currently working on?

I’m Daniel and I’m the founder of the credit card rewards and travel blog, UponArriving.com. I’m a former attorney who turned my hobby into a side hustle and then eventually into a full-time business over the span of a few years. I’m regularly pumping out credit card-related content on a daily basis and also just jumped on YouTube.
Read More

Sep
30

Author:

Comment

An Interview with John Holloway

Who are you, and what are you currently working on?

I’m John Holloway, and I am a co-founder of NoExam.com. I’ve been involved in affiliate marketing since 2007 when I got started creating websites after the poker boom.

My current project started as a life insurance brokerage, but with companies going direct to consumer and cutting out the agents, we decided it was time to pivot to affiliate marketing. Instead of selling life insurance to the consumer and being paid a commission from the insurance companies, we now recommend companies to our visitors and are paid a commission from the companies if they become a lead.
Read More

Sep
12

Author:

Comment

Geniuslink Acquires Kit


Kit, the largest social platform for creators to showcase their favorite products and setups, was acquired by Geniuslink, a bootstrapped intelligent short linking technology company out of Seattle, Washington.

Read More

Sep
10

Author:

Comment

An Interview with Tommo Williams

|Who are you and what are you currently working on?

This is Tommo from https://foodfuntravel.com

I’ve been a full time digital nomad since April 2013. But prior to that I had jobs which took me to destinations all over the world, including working on cruise ships for 3 years. So, in 2012, when i decided I wanted a little more control over travel and work, I thought I would try my hand at the travel blogging industry.
Read More