Keyword research revisited

Keyword research and tools have changed a lot since I started with affiliate marketing. Tons of new services have popped up – some are good, most are not. My own use of tools has changed completely in the past 2 years. Back then I used Wordtracker and Keyword...

Commission Junction a necessary evil

Like many affiliate marketers, I used to talk about my deep dislike of Commission Junction. The bulky interface and link systems, the approval processes, the bad tracking, and the complete lack of support were all issues with the network. Have those issues gone away?...

Make your own niche

So you say you don’t like the niches and offers that your affiliate network has? Then make your own! Once you have been doing PPC and lead generation for a while, you have a valuable skill in the general business world. Believe it or not, there are a ton of...

The CPA to CPA arbitrage play

Back in June 07 I wrote a post about how to set up a campaign on Google’s pay per action (PPA) beta network. There wasn’t much interest in the post and the service in general, but I saw this as a huge opportunity. I have been running many PPA campaigns...