Category Archive for: Simple Tips

Affiliate World Asia – My 9 Tips For Bangkok

The Affiliate World Asia conference from 2015 was the first affiliate conference I attended. Just like this year, it took place in Bangkok, Thailand’s vibrant capital. The conference tips I gave in summer, before Affiliate World Europe, still apply for Bangkok. That said, I know more about the city of Bangkok than Berlin, and Bangkok…

ZERO TO 100 – Free eBook

I’ve mentioned in a recent post that I’ve been busy preparing something for you guys. The majority of the content of this blog is tailored for people who haven’t yet gone full time into of affiliate marketing but want to do so. That’s why I’ve prepared a beginner’s ebook called Zero to 100 – All You…

How To Apply For An Affiliate Network

It’s been a few weeks since I made a blogpost. I’ve been working on a nice little project for the blog, which will be public soon 😉 Fortunately, now it will be back to a more regular schedule. One of the things that is hard for beginners is actually getting accepted by affiliate networks. The…

What To Run Where – Traffic Sources and Verticals

When you are new to affiliate marketing, you have many things to deal with: angles, trackers, affiliate networks, compliance, cashflow, etc. There’s no surprise that it’s tough to get profitable. One of the biggest elements of success is making sure that the nature of the traffic source is compatible with the offer’s vertical. Understanding traffic…

Top 5 Skills For Affiliate Marketing

Affiliate marketers come from all sort of backgrounds. I’ve met marketing students who didn’t want to go into a corporate rat race and I’ve met construction workers who are running affiliate campaigns and trying to build a business in the industry. The question then comes: What are the skills required to succeed here? There’s no…

4 Mistakes You Make When Asking For Advice

Wherever you look and whoever you ask, you will get the answer that one of the best ways to improve your knowledge is to get help from someone more experienced than you. Communities like STM are extremely helpful, and they can get you in touch with some of the top people in the online marketing…

3 Tips To Get More Out Of A Conference

One of the best affiliate events of the year is coming up in a month: Affiliate World Europe, in Berlin. The conference will have well over 1,000 attendees in 2 days packed full of talks, panels  and booths from all leading brands in the industry. Here’s the issue though: When so many people are in…

Get A Head Start In Your Campaigns With Proper Spying

You’ve read it in the recommended tools section, you’ve heard it on the forums, and probably heard it from any advanced affiliate you’ve talked to: spying saves you a lot of time and money and teaches you what works. While that is true, it’s very different what a beginner and a more advanced affiliate look…

The 3 Stages Of A Campaign: Testing, Optimization, Maintenance

Whether you are starting out or have plenty of experience running performance marketing campaigns, there will always be 3 main stages of any campaign: the testing stage, where you get an idea of the current level of your funnel, the optimization stage, where you change certain elements and targeting in your campaign to make it…

An Introduction To Paid Mobile Traffic

Let me address the initial question many will have: Why paid traffic? You might say it costs money, it’s higher risk, and it’s less targeted. We use only paid traffic to promote offers because: 1. It saves A LOT of time. 2. There’s almost instant feedback on the performance. 3. We can target the right…