When we consider affiliate marketing programs, one of the first questions that comes to mind is “Affiliate or AdSense?” This is like a trick question, however, because if you are a professional blogger like I am, you can’t afford to play with your recurring income, and you can’t afford to miss the opportunity offered by affiliate marketing, where the real money is. In this post I will share some of my experiences in this regard, and you can decide which is right for you: AdSense or affiliate marketing. If you are new to affiliate marketing, you can read my post on: how to start with affiliate marketing. Let’s have a brief look at my model: I use affiliate marketing banners + AdSense + direct advertisements to monetize my blog. There is a very common misconception that Google is against affiliate marketing, and this is not true. Google allows you to keep the affiliate link, but insists that you … [Read more...] about Affiliate or AdSense: Which Makes More Money?
Sidebar of your blog is one crucial aspect to get more conversion, and for lead generation. Many bloggers don’t take advantage of their sidebr to full-potential, and if you fall in the same category; I recommend you to start taking optimum care of your blog sidebar. Place those elements which helps in getting more subscribers or getting more page-views. Or add ads which helps in making more money. Just don’t use those useless sidebar widgets like live traffic widget or anything else, which doesn’t add value for your readers. Today, I will be talking about one trick which can double your earning or conversion from your sidebar widget. Sticky sidebar is not a new concept, and you might notice sticky widget on many blogs including your humble ShoutMeLoud.com. When you scroll down to the page, you would notice that one sidebar widget will stick, and floats along with the scrolling down of the page. This is useful for you to get more attention to one of your sidebar … [Read more...] about Why & How To Add Sticky Ad in WordPress SideBar
Home » Affiliate Marketing » Why No One Is Buying Your Affiliate Products And What Can You Do? No one is buying my affiliate products though I’m getting enough traffic to my blogs. This is the common question I receive from my readers. In this detailed guide, we will discuss two things. Why no one is buying your affiliate products and What you can do to make them buy your affiliate products First of all, it’s a common problem. Even the professionals who are now making a living from their blogs once faced the same situation – everyone ignored buying their products. They never give up, they learned and found the ways to make people buy their affiliate products. We are going to discuss these things to make more sales from your affiliate products. Why no one buys your affiliate products? People don’t buy from strangers Why would anyone buy from unknown people? Would you ever buy from a complete stranger especially when you are purchasing something … [Read more...] about Why No One Is Buying Your Affiliate Products And What Can You Do?
Can I use AdSense and affiliate ads on the same page. Will it be a violation of AdSense policies? This is the most common question by newbie bloggers who just started monetizing their website with Affiliate ads and have AdSense running on their blog. AdSense is a contextual ad network and they do not allow running any other ad network which mimic ads like AdSense. Can you have Amazon Affiliate And Adsense on the same Page: Let me take an example of Amazon affiliate ads, as they are one of the popular affiliate programs. You can replace it by anything like eBay, hosting affiliate or other affiliate programs you can think of. The Answer is “Yes” you can place Affiliate ads along with AdSense ads on the same page, and this doesn’t violate AdSense policies. Here is a screenshot from official AdSense help page, which clearly says: “We do allow affiliate or limited-text links.” To add more to it, here is what you need to know to use any other ad network with … [Read more...] about Can You Use AdSense And Affiliate Ads on Same Web Page?
Home » Blogging » Banner Ads Advertising: How to Make Money Selling Banner Ads on Your Blog Every blog owner wants to make thousands of dollars from their blogs every month. But that does not happen by the time your blog don’t have good amount of traffic and you don’t know how to make money online off it. You need traffic in the range of 5000 monthly impressions before thinking of making some decent money from your blog. If I analyze those blogs that blogs about ways to make money online and blogging, they seem to be making most of their earnings though showing PPC Ads, Affiliate Ads in the form of banners and links, selling text link advertising, selling banner ad space, paid reviews and some CPA or CPM based revenue models. Today post will remain focused at ways to make money online though banner ads advertising on our blogs and website. I used to make good amount of money on my blogs showing banner ads though direct advertising or though banner … [Read more...] about How to Make Money Selling Banner Ads on Your Blog
Banner advertisement helps you to earn good online income. There are lots of affiliate programs available online which can sponsor your blog and help you to earn handsome money. If you want to use banner effectively in your blog then you read an article about Tips for Banner Advertisements. There are many factors which are helpful for getting most out of banner advertisement such as: Design of your Blog Location of the banner Relevant banner ( Specific Niche) Apart from all the other factors, the main factor which you must consider to get most out of banner advertisement is to keep changing your ads on your placement. This is one important feature to counter ad blindness. Most of the time your regular readers are used to seeing same ads and they end up not clicking on it and thus reduces your CTR. Specially if you are placing affiliate ads on your blog. rotating your ad banner is one effective way to maintain the CTR on your ad. Today, I will be talking about AdRotate plugin which is … [Read more...] about AdRotate Plugin Let You Rotate Ads on Your WordPress Blog
Let me give a quick look at what Affiliate marketing is and how it works before listing out the best WordPress Affiliate Plugins. In simple words, you advertise and promote a product or service on your blog or website, with every visitor that you bring to them, and who actively buys the product or service will fetch you a share of the revenue generated or a standard fixed price will be offered. These affiliate campaigns depend on the success of the following network: the merchant, the publisher and the customer. If you are thinking of linking up one or the other affiliate marketing programs on your blog or website, then you will find the following five free plug-ins working efficiently on your WordPress blogging platform. If you are new to Aff. marketing, here are some posts that will help you to get started: These are some basic affiliate plugins for WordPress, and we will cover advanced Clickbank WordPress plugins and Amazon affiliate plugin in another post. 1. Thirsty … [Read more...] about 9 Best WordPress Affiliate Plugins For Affiliate Marketers
20 It's not like you've added some affiliate links or banners on your blog and you will start getting sales. It's not that simple. You need to be organized to get success in affiliate marketing. As an affiliate marketer, it's your responsibility to manage affiliate links, make reviews better, use call to actions, add banners effectively, build an email list and promote various products. But it's difficult to manage everything at a time. Luckily there are plenty of affiliate marketing plugins for WordPress users to manage affiliate operation. These plugins will make affiliate marketing easier. In this post, I'll share 10 best Affiliate Marketing WordPress Plugins to help you increase your sales and save your time. 1. ThirstyAffiliate I've started using ThirstyAffiliate to hide ugly affiliate links and make them pretty. But ThirstyAffiliate is not a link cloaker only; it's a complete affiliate link management plugin. It lets you manage your all affiliate links from a central location … [Read more...] about 10 Best WordPress Plugins For Smart Affiliate Marketers
Earning money from their websites is a major goal for most bloggers. And showing advertisements is an excellent way of doing that. However, to earn a handsome amount from displaying ads, you need to manage the ads properly. While managing ads sounds simple, it is not so in reality. If you want to do it manually, it will eat up a significant amount of your time. Luckily, there are some excellent WordPress plugins that can help you in managing ads. If you display ads in your website or planning to do so in the future, you should be familiar with these plugins. If you are using AdSense for monetizing your WordPress blog, you should refer to this post where I have listed best plugins to manage AdSense ads. In today’s post, I will introduce you to the 5 best WordPress plugins to manage ads. All of these plugins are free. Therefore, feel free to try them out and see which one works best for you. WordPress Advertising plugins to make Your life easier: 1. AdRotate AdRotate is an … [Read more...] about 5+ WordPress Plugins To Manage Banner Ads in WordPress