This is a true story. Our “David” was a 19-year old newbie from Malaysia. He was unknown in IM and had a tiny list. Prior to the “experiment” he’d accepted his fate of being a bottom-of-the-leaderboard affiliate fighting it out for crumbs. No matter what he did he could never compete with the big boys,
Ever get the feeling you’re being ignored? Welcome to the world of an affiliate marketer. As more and more affiliates enter the fray promoting more and more products a critical problem is emerging… It’s becoming nigh-on impossible to get your messages heard, never mind acted upon. My friend Michael Cheney had the same problem. He
Things are getting scary. As it gets harder and harder to generate good income as an affiliate, some guys are resorting to dangerous tactics. You might have seen this disturbing new trend; They get a page ranked high up on Google for a product name. It links to a “review” on YouTube. (So far, so
You don’t have to be a genius to recognize that life as an affiliate has been getting tougher and tougher. The deadly tell-tale signs are there for all to see. They’re known as the 4 horsemen of the affiliate marketing apocalypse; #1. Conversion rates, EPCs and profits per promo are dying a slow death #2.