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The Power of Getting Readers in the Door at Amazon
31st of July 2007 Darren Rowse 36

The Power of Getting Readers in the Door at Amazon

Two weeks ago I started an experiment over at Digital Photography School which I think highlights the power of getting people in the door at Amazon using their affiliate program. The experiment centered around a review that I wrote of a book – Complete Digital Photography. The book is a ...more
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Amazon Updates User Interface for Associate
12th of July 2007 Darren Rowse 11

Amazon Updates User Interface for Associate

I just logged into my Amazon Associates account and they’ve done an update to their user interface. There’s nothing particularly new to what they’ve done that isn’t cosmetic – but it is nice and will make checking daily stats a lot easier. For starters you now don’t need to scroll ...more
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9 Reasons Why I AM An Amazon Affiliate
29th of June 2007 Darren Rowse 85

9 Reasons Why I AM An Amazon Affiliate

John Chow today posted a post outlining why he’s not an Amazon Affiliate. It’s a good post in that it gives an insight into his approach to affiliate marketing. The best point John alludes to is that Amazon doesn’t ‘fit’ with his blog. He makes more from other better targeted ...more
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10 Ways to Maximize The Value Of A Product Review
27th of June 2007 Darren Rowse 17

10 Ways to Maximize The Value Of A Product Review

The following guest post has been submitted by Trent Hamm from The Simple Dollar Most serious bloggers occasionally find opportunities to review some sort of product related to their blog niche, whether it be a book, a piece of equipment related to their blog’s area of expertise, or so on. ...more
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Why Affiliate Links are the best Form of Blog Advertising
25th of June 2007 Darren Rowse 37

Why Affiliate Links are the best Form of Blog Advertising

This Post was submitted by Matt Jones, the author of Blogging Fingers With bloggers looking for alternatives to AdSense, which is renowned for it’s low click-though rates on blogs with ‘web-savvy’ readers, one of the golden oldies of Internet advertising has been making a comeback. Namely, using affiliate links. Out ...more
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How to Dramatically Increase Amazon Affiliate Sales with Bestseller Lists
20th of June 2007 Darren Rowse 27

How to Dramatically Increase Amazon Affiliate Sales with Bestseller Lists

A sales technique that many businesses and industries employ is to create ‘Best Seller Lists’ to highlight to consumers what others like them are purchasing. A few examples spring to mind: The New York Times Best Seller Lists Americas Top 40 Amazon’s Bestsellers Of course there are many more we ...more
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What Works with Affiliate Sales
17th of June 2007 Darren Rowse 16

What Works with Affiliate Sales

This post was submitted by Chris Garrett from ChrisG.com The other day I was telling Darren about an accidental affiliate success I had on my digital SLR blog with a dirt cheap ebay gadget (GadgetInfinity ebay slave triggers). We thought it might make an interesting guest post for Problogger readers ...more
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Let Your Readers Do the Selling For You
22nd of May 2007 Darren Rowse 18

Let Your Readers Do the Selling For You

Sometimes it’s best to let the readers of your blog recommend affiliate products instead of doing it yourself. As much as I often talk about blogs being a great way to build credibility and trust with your readers and how that credibility and trust can lead to nice returns when ...more
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The Secret to Increasing Amazon Associate Earnings – Time
20th of May 2007 Darren Rowse 55

The Secret to Increasing Amazon Associate Earnings – Time

One of the income streams that I’ve been using lately that’s really starting to prove to be a worthwhile one is the Amazon Associates Program. I’ve noticed an upswing in the earnings from the program over the last few months and have been a little confused as to why there’s ...more
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