Affiliate Marketing / 7 posts found

FAQ About the Commission Machine

by Jason Hale
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FAQ About the Commission Machine Staggering. That’s the only word I can use to describe the reaction I’ve witnessed to the Commission Machine. While it seems practically everyone I’ve told about this has made the smart move to invest in it you might have a few questions before taking the plunge. So I’ll do my best to try and collate the most common questions I’ve had land in my inbox this week. Q. Can I do this without a list, website or money? Yes. You don’t need a website, a list or any money for ads. It can be done […]

Caught Between a Rock and a Hard Sell

by Jason Hale
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Caught Between a Rock and a Hard Sell They call it the “moral compass”. You know the conversation you have in your head between how lucrative something will be and what you would need to do to promote it. It fries your brain. You see… There’s a big misconception in this game that in order to make a ton of sales you need to adopt the hard sell. You know – the hype, the pressure and all the sleazy cheesiness which comes with it. And it’s true – many affiliates end up resorting to this. They fail. There’s a more […]

What Makes an Affiliate Successful?

by Jason Hale
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What Makes an Affiliate Successful? I’ve had the privilege of meeting some of the world’s top super affiliates in my time. And I can tell you there are certain characteristics or traits they all share. You ready? Let’s do this… #1. They are process-orientated They don’t hop from one promo to the next willy-nilly. They have a process, a system and a series of steps they follow every time. #2. They stand out from the crowd They have a special way of resonating with their audience which gets their messages read, not deleted. #3. They’re always investing in learning new […]

Talk to the Hand

by Jason Hale
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Talk to the Hand Ever get the feeling you’re being ignored? Welcome to the world of an affiliate marketer. As more and more affiliates enter the fray promoting more and more products a critical problem is emerging… It’s becoming nigh-on impossible to get your messages heard, never mind acted upon. My friend Michael Cheney had the same problem. He noticed clickthrus, open rates and commissions tanking it in a downward spiral. He wanted a cure. So he spent months picking the brains of the best copywriters, super affiliates and marketers on the planet. He developed a simple, proven, and works-for-anyone […]

The Real David and Goliath Story of Affiliate Marketing

by Jason Hale
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The Real David and Goliath Story of Affiliate Marketing This is a true story. Our “David” was a 19-year old newbie from Malaysia. He was unknown in IM and had a tiny list. Prior to the “experiment” he’d accepted his fate of being a bottom-of-the-leaderboard affiliate fighting it out for crumbs. No matter what he did he could never compete with the big boys. Then he was taught a new affiliate marketing method which changed everything. He started getting more opens, more clicks and more sales. He started dominating leaderboards. He was crushing big name marketers with lists TEN times […]

Disturbing News For Affiliate Marketers

by Jason Hale
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Disturbing News For Affiliate Marketers Things are getting scary. As it gets harder and harder to generate good income as an affiliate some guys are resorting to dangerous tactics. You might have seen this disturbing new trend; They get a page ranked high up on Google for a product name. It links to a “review” on YouTube. (So far, so good, right?) But this is where it turns nasty. Said YouTube video turns out not to be a review about the product. In fact – it turns out to be nothing about the product at all. It’s just a blatant […]

The 4 Horsemen of the Affiliate Marketing Apocalypse

by Jason Hale
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The 4 Horsemen of the Affiliate Marketing Apocalypse You don’t have to be a genius to recognize that life as an affiliate has been getting tougher and tougher. The deadly tell-tale signs are there for all to see. They’re known as the 4 horsemen of the affiliate marketing apocalypse; #1. Conversion rates, EPCs and profits per promo are dying a slow death #2. Email delivery rates, open rates and clickthrough rates are down the toilet #3. Market maturity has led to reluctance, skepticism and even downright negativity in the market #4. More and more affiliates are joining the battlefield every […]