Affiliate Marketing

My first time with Wealthy Affiliate was a bust. I don’t even remember what year it was, lol. Personally, I’ve always been weary of internet marketing “training” type sites which that have a compensation plan attached for promoting them. Usually, the information taught is outdated at best and just plain garbage at worst. In most of these training sites and courses, it seems the only way people make money is by selling the courses, and the hype that comes with them, to others That makes them nothing more than a pyramid scheme. Members never actually learn how to market any […]

Entering round 2.5 with Wealthy Affiliate

You should be alive in your content
As affiliate marketers, we sometimes get so wrapped up focusing on the technical stuff like keywords, optimization, density, and other SEO stuff we do in hopes of getting decent SERP placement, we often leave out one of the most important parts, ourselves. Here at my personal blog, I don’t usually have that problem, but when making content marketing posts with a product or service pitch in mind, I often tend to be far too bland and leave my own lovely personality out of it. What I end up with are boring, unengaging posts that don’t give the reader any real […]

Content marketing: Don’t forget to include you in your content

Thanks to some of the bad seeds in our affiliate marketing world, craigslist had the following text come up on a page before allowing users in my market to view the jobs section. craigslist SCAM ALERT SCAM ALERT – affiliate scammers are posting bogus ads promising (nonexistent!) employment, paid research trials, or other compensation, but then notifying repliers that they’ll need to jump through a hoop first, directing them to: * background checking services * credit checking or reporting sites * sites where you are instructed to enter your resume or other personal information * sites where you are asked […]

Affiliate marketers ruining craigslist

As a Cognigen agent for almost 7 years(start date 03/19/2001), I’ve seen a number of reps concerned about the recent merger/acquisition with Commission River. IMHO, I think this deal has a lot more potential upside than downside. As the owner of the Work At Home Network Discussion Forums, I see nearly every “hot” home based business that hits the market. While I love the fact that Cognigen has always been a no hype, honest home based business opportunity, the simple fact is that their free business model was not a good fit for the traditional style MLM/Network Marketing model. Because […]

Cognigen-Commission River merger