Affiliate Revenue Information

Clickbank Products







How to Monetize a Free Website



AliExpress by Alibaba.com


For some time now I have been aggressively marketing my Geocities website without the prospect of any financial return. The site is content based so I did not expect to generate any product sales and neither was I able to lure potential sponsors.

But that has quietly changed. Google has decided to reward webmasters with quality free websites the chance to rake in some cash for their hard work.

Google's contextual advertising program Adsense has been around since June 2003. Back then the program was open only to webmasters with their own domain names and many quickly took up the opportunity to cash in on their labor of love sites.

When the Big G announced that they were expanding Adsense to accommodate free sites, some people scoffed at the idea because they believe that freebie sites are full of junk.

I first learnt of this move while browsing around a few webmaster forums and to my surprise some persons were against this move by Google. I believe that Google's intention is to bring in as much as possible quality websites under the Adsense umbrella.

My first application for Adsense was rejected and I got an explanation stating that my site was still under construction. I thought that this was a mistake so I reapplied the same day and got accepted. Right away I was able to log in to my account and start putting the code for the ads on my pages.

The control panel is easy to understand and Google provides stats and figures in order for you to track your performance. You can also add Adsense for search where visitors can search the web or your site and you get compensated everytime someone clicks on the ads displayed.

Developing content sites is key to success in Adsense. Why? Because Google's technology uses the content of each page to guess which ads are most suitable. The higher the quality of the content, the higher quality and paying ads you will attract.

Please note that getting accepted into Adsense does not guarantee that you will receive a check from them. Your success depends on many factors.

Some of them include the number of visitors, the placement of the ads, the value of the keywords on the page where the ads are shown and how many persons who will clickthru on the Adsense ad panel.

For those with unscrupulous minds, Google has ways and means to find out where each ad click is originating from. Therefore no click spamming.

Adsense is a win-win situation for all the players involved. It benefits the visitors with additional information, the search engines because of higher quality websites and you with a check every month.

It makes perfect sense to make dollars with Adsense. With this source of revenue, you can upgraded your website and take it to it's full potential.

Copyright © Nicholas Dixon

*****************************************************
Nicholas Dixon is a Jamaican webmaster, writer and affiliate marketer. Find out
how you too can create an online income with our list of highly recommended
programs by visiting http://WWW.Oceanroc.com/affiliate-directory
*****************************************************

AliExpress by Alibaba.com


MORE RESOURCES:




This RSS feed URL is deprecated
This RSS feed URL is deprecated, please update. New URLs can be found in the footers at https://news.google.com/news

Retail Briefing: Retailers are trying to loosen Amazon's grip on affiliate revenue - Digiday

Retail Briefing: Retailers are trying to loosen Amazon's grip on affiliate revenue
Digiday
As customer acquisition costs through Facebook and Google rise, retailers are turning to publishers for help. Affiliate partnerships with publishers is becoming an increasingly appealing solution for retailers to drive traffic to their sites with ...


Amazon oneTag – Using it to Earn More Affiliate Revenue? - Search Engine Journal

Search Engine Journal

Amazon oneTag – Using it to Earn More Affiliate Revenue?
Search Engine Journal
Some time ago Amazon released a JavaScript called oneTag. It helps affiliates see granular sales data and monetize international traffic. This isn't a new program. But if you haven't heard of it, you may profit from learning more about oneTag. Amazon ...


New NAD Decision Addresses Affiliate Links - Ad Law Access

New NAD Decision Addresses Affiliate Links
Ad Law Access
Firsts, the content was created by writers who did not know whether or not the company would receive any affiliate revenue based on purchases of the recommended products. Second, neither the retailers nor the brands mentioned in the guides had any ...


Vox Media On Pace to Miss Revenue Target as Digital Advertising Disappoints - Wall Street Journal

Wall Street Journal

Vox Media On Pace to Miss Revenue Target as Digital Advertising Disappoints
Wall Street Journal
BuzzFeed, for example, recently launched a product review site to capitalize on affiliate revenue sales, and its news division has begun asking readers to chip in with donations. In August, Vox Media announced internally a reorganization of its ...


InStyle Partners With Amazon For Ecommerce, Reader's Choice Awards - MediaPost Communications

MediaPost Communications

InStyle Partners With Amazon For Ecommerce, Reader's Choice Awards
MediaPost Communications
β€œThe millions of women who come to InStyle every day don't just want to be inspired to buy, they expect automated commerce. That's modern shopping,” said Laure Frerer-Schmidt, publisher of InStyle. To meet this expectation, InStylehas partnered with ...


BuzzFeed Shopping Guide Is 'Editorial,' Not 'Advertising,' Industry Watchdog Says - MediaPost Communications

BuzzFeed Shopping Guide Is 'Editorial,' Not 'Advertising,' Industry Watchdog Says
MediaPost Communications
... and want to ensure that the editorial content you're sponsoring or advertising against is not treated as your advertising, especially if you're providing affiliate revenue to a publisher, make sure to implement policies and practices that ...

and more »

MainStem, Inc. Continues Expansion in the Ancillary Cannabis Supply Industry and Prepares for Merida-Led Series C ... - Business Wire (press release)

Business Wire (press release)

MainStem, Inc. Continues Expansion in the Ancillary Cannabis Supply Industry and Prepares for Merida-Led Series C ...
Business Wire (press release)
MainStem also saw over 500% Quarter over Quarter growth in affiliate revenue, and now serves customers across 13 states and Puerto Rico. The company, part of the Merida Capital Partners portfolio of companies, has been growing exponentially over a ...


Viacom Soars on Affiliate Revenue Forecast - Multichannel News

Multichannel News

Viacom Soars on Affiliate Revenue Forecast
Multichannel News
On a day when the Dow Jones Industrial Average officially entered market correction territory, and despite disappointing revenue growth in its fiscal first quarter, Viacom stock soared Thursday after the programmer increased its forecasts for ...


Viacom forecasts growth rebound in US ad sales, affiliate revenue - Reuters

Reuters

Viacom forecasts growth rebound in US ad sales, affiliate revenue
Reuters
Domestic affiliate revenue, or the fees collected from U.S. cable and satellite operators and online distributors, fell 4 percent to $934 million in the quarter. Analysts expected a 4.2 percent drop, according to FactSet. Net income attributable to ...
Viacom says turnaround is on track, profit beatsMarketWatch
Viacom Says Its Turnaround Is On TrackWall Street Journal
Viacom Reports Strong Second Quarter ResultsBusiness Wire (press release)
Investorplace.com
all 103 news articles »

If Editorial Content Includes Affiliate Links, Is It An Ad? - Law360

Law360

If Editorial Content Includes Affiliate Links, Is It An Ad?
Law360
... content you're sponsoring or advertising against is not treated as your advertising, especially if you're providing affiliate revenue to a publisher, make sure to implement policies and practices that demonstrate and support the traditional ...


Google News

RELATED ARTICLES
Affiliate Program Mastery: Learn How To Build Internet Capital Goods for Free
As I mention in almost all of my articles, 97% of Internet marketers never make a cent online. I mention this simple fact because it has a lot of power--it has the power to completely discourage people who are not succeeding, and it also has the power to encourage those same people who are failing to learn, so that they can succeed.
Why Top-earning Affiliates Have Their Own Domains And Websites
Many affiliate programs usually provide special web pages for their affiliates. This is one of the reasons why it may appear very strange, at first, that most top affiliates and the high earners from affiliate programs will most certainly always have their own websites, complete with their own domains specifically for promoting a certain affiliate program that they are involved in.
The 5 Sure-Fire Ways of Building Massive Traffic and Making Thousands in Affiliate Sales
Why are those top affiliates able to easily make so much money just by recommending and selling other people's products?What did they do to be so different from the rest of the 96% of the affiliates out there who are making little or no money at all?The key to making those huge affiliate sales really lies on what you portray to your visitors and what you can give to your visitors.But before that, let's deal with getting lots of targeted traffic to your website so that you could build a huge mailing list to mine your income from.
A Few Words on Affiliate Team Building
It might have been Vince Lombardi or some other famous coach who said, "There is no I in team." ( I was too lazy to look up the source of the quote;) I think that this is as true in business as it is in sports.
The Secret Shady Practices of Affiliate Marketing
You've probably heard it a hundred times..
Internet Affiliate Marketing 101 - Its All About Relationships
So you've found the perfect affiliate program, you've signed up and they gave you a website..
Promoting Affiliate Programs through Personal Recommendations
Publishing articles online is a highly effective way to increase affiliate revenue. In the current marketing environment, it is increasingly important to differentiate yourself.
Selling Merchandise On Your Website
If you take away poker, dating, and naked ladies, custom merchandising is the big success story of the Internet. The ultimate combination of e-commerce and affiliate marketing, millions of websites around the world turn to online merchandising companies - both to market their URL and to extract some cash from loyal visitors.
Are You Doing Well As An Affliate Marketer?
I have been working on the Internet now since December 2004 and I have done all the things one needs to do to earn an income from the use of my computer at home. There are many resources and so many different programmes and opportunities that it amazes me.
Affiliate Programs - Can I Really Make Money?
If you have been looking around the internet for a while in search of ways of making money you cannot fail to have seen the words "join our free affiliate program" - probably followed by something about making thousands of dollars a month!If you are like me you were a mixture of skeptical, intrigued, excited and also thinking "could this work for me?" Well to cut a long story short I was looking to work from home at the tail end of 2004 due to ill health and was surfing the net to find a work from home business. I kept seeing these adverts for affiliate programs but had never heard of them in my life.
Affiliate Marketing at a Glance: Helpful Hints
Regarded as one of the choice Internet marketing systems offered to small businesses, affiliate marketing has caught the attention of accomplished entrepreneurs across the globe. With virtually no risk involved in the affiliate marketing game, payment is made only after results are provided.
Revealed The Myth of Making Money Through Affiliate Marketing
Many people enter into the affiliate marketing arena with the hopes of making some quick money whilst doing the bare minimum amount work and preparation.They expect to be making the type of money super affiliates make within five minutes of joining an affiliate program without doing anything other than send out a few ezine ads.
Writing About How Easy Affiliate Marketing Is, Dont Make It So
It seems that the VERY popular fashion of article writing is not unlike real world clothing fashion in that; the same things keep coming around with seasonal regularity. In fact, more so with the fast paced development of the 'home business' or 'work at home' article topic conveyor.
Why Many Affiliates Fail
The title is ugly, but the statistics don't lie. Only 1% of people that attempt to make worthwhile money from affiliate programs actually succeed.
:: How To Succeed With An Affiliate Program
Affiliate Programs have exploded on the internet. Thousand of people join them every day.
Affiliate Programs: An Easy Start to Online Income
Affiliate programs may be the easiest online business to start running. Why?With any online business you must have a product or service to sell.
Content Really is King
It is every affiliate's wish to have unique site content absent of any re-write or editing restrictions, effectively content with an "open license." Many sources do exist for content that can't be changed, but there are very few sources which allow an affiliate to manipulate the article and make it unique and specific to their site(s).
Affiliate Marketing Pros and Cons
Want an online business with a win-win opportunity for both the merchant and the publisher? Try investing your money, time and effort in affiliate marketing business and be overwhelmed by the profit you'll get out of it. It has been written in almost all articles about affiliate marketing that it is among the greatest ways to earn money online.
Capitalizing On The Autosurfing Craze
You've heard about it in recent months, and its popularity seem to grow in leaps and bounds with each passing day.Paid to surf programs have been on the rise and with the monetary promises that have become the stalwart of their systems, more and more people are joining the bandwagon.
Get the Big Dogs to Affiliate with You
Have you ever tried to launch an affiliate program? If you have, then you know that one of the challenges you face is to get people to be your affiliate marketers. After all, if you are new on the block, people who have never heard of you may be reluctant to encourage their list or web traffic to come to your website.

home | site map
© 2006