The Rich Untapped Potential of Social Media Marketing


Affiliate marketers are, in many ways, on the cutting edge of Internet marketing. We have to be; competition is fierce, and being the first one to take advantage of a new technology or tactic often means being the biggest force …Read More

The Ins and Outs of Bidding On Facebook Ads – 5th PPC Challenge Post

Facebook bidding

I have to admit, I’m intimidated by numbers.  Start talking about percentages and ratios and watch how fast I can run.  Mention the word ‘manipulation’ and see how fast I can run while I’m screaming.  CPC, EPC, CPM, CTR – …Read More

5 Powerful Principles for High-Conversion Landing Pages

Conversion Landing pages are one of the most important tools in your affiliate marketing toolbox. They’re also one of the most-underutilized tools in the affiliate marketing toolbox. Anyone can throw together a landing page with tons of eye-grabbing images and strong ...Read More

The Ugly Conversion Rate of a Spam Campaign

So ugly hes cute One of the most common neophyte mistakes in affiliate marketing is spamming. You buy and email list, write a pitch, and go to town. You then find you get very little, if anything, in the way of response. There’s a ...Read More

My First Facebook Ads Results Are In! – 4th PPC Challenge Post

m roll plz

I’ve been working online for more than 2 years now and if you’d told me a month ago that I was going to get involved with PPC marketing I would have laughed in your face.  I’ll be frank, I’ve got …Read More

How I Set Up My Facebook Ads Campaign (Pics Inside) – 3rd PPC Challenge Post

CityVille Facebook Ad Campaign

As I mentioned in my last post I spent a day watching the ads on Facebook, just to see what would pop up.  I changed my personal information around to trigger diversity and saw everything from insurance to handbags to …Read More

3 Formulas For Magnetic Headlines

Magneto Says "Read My Post" Landing pages are a funny thing. In most cases, you’ve got about 15 seconds of a reader’s attention before she bolts. In that time, you need to give her a reason to stay. She wants to stay; after all, she ...Read More

Google Confirms Panda 2.2 Update Today

Panda Update 2.2 If there was a surprise waiting when you logged in to check your traffic stats over the weekend there's a good reason for that. Google quietly launched version 2.2 of their Panda (or Farmers) update over the last several days ...Read More

What The Google +1 Button Means For Affiliate Marketers

Google +1 Button If you stop to think about it, Google hasn’t really broken new ground in any of its most successful endeavors. In terms of search engines, Google wasn’t the pioneer that Lycos or even Yahoo was. While Gmail is hugely successful ...Read More

How I Chose A Product To Promote On Facebook Ads – 2nd PPC Challenge Post


As you know from my last post, the guys at oDigger challenged me to build a $100+ per day ppc affiliate campaign from scratch. I decided to use Facebook as my advertising platform and in this post I tell the …Read More

5 New oDigger Features! (Cue Applause)

Old oDigger. New oDigger. You may notice the site looks a little different from your last visit. Our caffeinated coding gerbils and manic marketing monkeys have been hard at work in the oDigger lair for the past few months working feverishly to bring you ...Read More

The 3 Most Important Questions In Niche Selection

Select Your Niche If you’ve been in the affiliate marketing game for more than 30 seconds, you know that the most important contributor to your success isn’t the products you sell or your skill at writing sales copy. The very first test of ...Read More

PPC Challenge. My First Facebook Ads Campaign!

Fly Grasshopper!

The guys at oDigger challenged me to build a $100+ per day ppc affiliate campaign from scratch… And I accepted! Though I’ve been making money online full-time for 3 years (blogging and SEO) I’m relatively new to ppc affiliate marketing. …Read More

3 Roadblocks To $5,000 a Month

Affiliate marketing roadblocks I was reading a blog post written by an up and coming entrepreneur the other day and he was explaining how he'd progressed, over a period of 8 months, to the point where he was earning more than $5,000 per ...Read More

Article Marketing After Panda

Google panda hungry Google’s so-called “Panda” update (or “Farmer” update, if you prefer) hit back in February. When it did, it rained down holy hell on some in the affiliate marketing world. Folks who relied primarily or even entirely on article marketing found ...Read More