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Affiliate marketing is one of the best ways for your website or blog to generate some income on the side. For some, it can even be the sole bread-and-butter of the website especially if the domain’s growth and traffic are steady. Whether that’s the case or not for yours, some affiliate marketing plugins are in order for your blog.[Read more…]
By now, you’ve likely heard at least something about affiliate marketing. It is nearly impossible to scroll through social media without seeing an influencer promoting a product, and every business-focused blog loves to talk about the risks and benefits of this type of marketing tactic.
But the real question is: Can your blog actually make money with it? [Read more…]
Many users and casual observers of the social network The Fancy have referred to the site as “Pinterest for Ecommerce” and on Monday the network embraced that name when they rolled out an affiliate network for users.The new system will allow users to share products they find on the website while earning cash for each person who clicks on their links and purchases the product.
At 2% for each sale we don’t expect to see big box affiliate marketers jumping on The Fancy bandwagon but with a net 30 payment (users are paid 30 days after items ship in order to avoid returns) we expect casual users will embrace the system while earning cash.
The system is simple to use, just click on an item to share and you’ll receive a URL with a unique referral code, if someone makes the purchase with your link you earn the cash.
To put the system’s 2% affiliate pricing into perspective, Amazon’s flash sales site MyHabit.com pays 8% while Endless.com affiliate users earn 15%.
The big push in this particular situation is likely new user registrations which recently passed the 1 million mark. [Read more…]
Although affiliate programs are nothing new, launching one for VaultPress could give bloggers an extra incentive to promote the service in order to help lower their monthly backup bill (not to mention generate some extra revenue on the side).
Automattic could choose to pay bloggers (and hosts) a commission based on the first monthly purchase or via a recurring monthly fee (as long as a user remains an active client of course), which could help the service become almost as popular as Akismet in the WordPress universe.
Automattic has not announced a time frame of when they will consider launching an affiliate program, although the company will probably create one after the service exits beta (as the service has yet to provide support for multi-site blogs).