Affiliate Revenue Information

Clickbank Products







Why Many Affiliates Fail



AliExpress by Alibaba.com


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. Let's examine some of the big reasons many affiliates fail.

First, let's take a step back for a second and look at the theme and/or concept of your website. Are you really knowledgeable about the topic you've chosen? Are you extremely passionate about it? Perhaps there are thousands of web sites out there similar to yours and you thought that your site would be THE ONE to stand above the rest. Did you just choose the topic because you saw others doing it and it just seemed easy?

These are common mental blunders that affiliates have made since the inception of the affiliate program, and unfortunately they continue to do it over and over again.

Probably one of the biggest mistakes is that people believe the best way to make money from affiliate programs is to create a website with either a business/MLM or marketing theme. They figure they can just mimic the ideas and concept of an existing website and become just as successful.

Let me explain. There's absolutely nothing wrong with taking someone else's concept and trying to improve upon it in an attempt to achieve even greater success. Just make sure you use your own content and do not violate any copyright laws.

However, this only works if you have just as much interest and knowledge about the topic as the person you're pattering your site after.

Sure, there is a lot of money to be made in the Internet Marketing or Business arena, but you better have an idea or concept that will blow people out of the water and also have the drive to stick with it. Your concept better be so polished and unique that it would make marketing gurus like Allan Gardyne and Ken Evoy blush. More importantly, you have to have enough knowledge about the topic to remain focused and competitive.

You don't have to rumble with the big dogs to make the big dollars. The "big dogs" are people that have been in the industry for years, love what they do, and have already made tons of money doing it. There's no point in trying to beat them at their own game...especially when you haven't even learned the rules yourself.

I see so many "Internet Marketing Help" websites that supposedly teach people how to market and make money from their websites when the majority of these webmasters aren't making any money themselves. Trust me...I used to be one of them. :)

How many people have tried to mimic Allan Gardyne's outstanding website, AssociatePrograms.com only because they see the site is successful and they thought it would be easy to copy? Allan is such a master at his game that he makes you think it's easy.

The real secret to his success is not about it being easy or difficult. It's the fact that Allan loves what he does and he does it better than anyone in his own niche.

If you really have a passion about your topic, you could create an Allan website too. However, your Allan site doesn't necessarily have to be about affiliate programs or affiliate marketing. Maybe it would be about fishing, cars, or sports....something that you really have an interest in.

When your site is based on a topic you thoroughly enjoy and know a lot about, you'll be driven to update it frequently, be creative, and before you know it your site will evolve into something greater than you may have ever imagined.

Instead of being a copy-cat, become a copyright. Discover your passion, develop a web site about it, and join affiliate programs that compliment your passion. Your site does not have to fall into the business/MLM or marketing categories to earn revenue.

Don't get bogged down in the "how-will-I-make-money" mode. When you create a site on a concept you enjoy, your site will grow naturally, and in time, you'll discover different ways to monetize it. There are affiliate programs for almost any topic.

The best part is that it won't feel like you're working because you're having fun. You'll be motivated to develop, maintain and promote your site on a daily basis. Instead of trying to run with the "big dogs" soon you'll discover you've become the "big dog" of your own niche.

Lisa Irby is the owner of http://www.2createawebsite.com. Get the REAL FACTS about earning revenue from your website at http://www.2createawebsite.com/money.

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

A Closer Look At Disney's Fiscal 2019 - Forbes

Forbes

A Closer Look At Disney's Fiscal 2019
Forbes
In Q1, results at ESPN were comparable to the prior-year quarter as affiliate revenue growth was offset by higher programming and production costs, driven by contractual rate increases, and lower advertising revenue. This trend is likely to continue ...

and more »

Disney Earnings Jump Despite Cable Network Unit Decline - Broadcasting & Cable

Broadcasting & Cable

Disney Earnings Jump Despite Cable Network Unit Decline
Broadcasting & Cable
The decline was caused by the consolidation of BAMTech, which had an operating loss. Disney Channel and Freeform had increases in operating income, the company said. ESPN was flat as affiliate revenue growth was offset by higher programming and ...
Disney Caps Off a Solid Year With a Strong QuarterMotley Fool
Disney's (DIS) Q4 Earnings, Revenues Beat Estimates, Up Y/YNasdaq
The Walt Disney Company Reports Fourth Quarter and Full Year Earnings for Fiscal 2018Business Wire (press release)

all 336 news articles »

Disney's Broadcast, Cable Units Record Revenue Hikes - MediaPost Communications

CNN

Disney's Broadcast, Cable Units Record Revenue Hikes
MediaPost Communications
ESPN revenues were comparable to the prior-year quarter, with gains on affiliate revenue growth. At the same time, that network recorded lower advertising revenue. Broadcasting -- its TV networks and TV stations -- witnessed 21% more revenues to $1.8 ...
Disney's media network revenues rise despite BAMTech, Hulu lossesFierceVideo
Here's what every major analyst said about Disney's earnings and its new streaming serviceCNBC
Disney reveals SVOD details, reports 12% Q4 revenue hikeKidscreen
The Walt Disney Company -StarWars.com -YouTube
all 935 news articles »

What To Expect From Disney's Q4 Earnings - Forbes

Forbes

What To Expect From Disney's Q4 Earnings
Forbes
Disney's Media Networks revenue for the third quarter grew 5% y-o-y to $6.1 billion, driven by growth in affiliate revenue, offset by a decline in advertising revenues. The segment's operating income declined 1% y-o-y, as higher results at Broadcasting ...

and more »

Disney Shares Rise After Big Q4 Earnings, Sales Beat - Stockhouse

Disney Shares Rise After Big Q4 Earnings, Sales Beat
Stockhouse
Operating income increased $150 million to $379 million, due to higher program sales and affiliate revenue growth. Media Networks revenues rose 9 percent to $6.0 billion. Results at ESPN were comparable to the prior-year quarter as affiliate revenue ...

and more »

Disney Reports Record Revenue, Net Income and Earnings Its Fiscal Q4 - Subscription Insider

Disney Reports Record Revenue, Net Income and Earnings Its Fiscal Q4
Subscription Insider
ESPN had higher affiliate revenue but that was offset, in part, due to lower subscribers and lower advertising revenue. Broadcasting revenue was $1.8 billion, a 21 percent increase, primarily due to the sale of two Marvel series and the show Black-ish.

and more »

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 ...


21st Century Fox Reports First Quarter Income From Continuing Operations Attributable To 21st Century Fox ... - PR Newswire (press release)

Miami Herald

21st Century Fox Reports First Quarter Income From Continuing Operations Attributable To 21st Century Fox ...
PR Newswire (press release)
Domestic affiliate revenue increased 9% reflecting continued contractual rate increases across all of our domestic brands, and domestic advertising revenue increased 7% from the prior year period largely due to higher pricing at FOX News. Domestic ...
21st Century Fox Reports Higher 1st Quarter EarningsBroadcasting & Cable
Fox Q3 Numbers SteadyMultichannel News
Fox reports modest 2% revenue growth as Disney acquisition nearsFierceVideo
Rapid TV News -Media & Entertainment Services Alliance M&E Daily Newsletter (press release) (blog)
all 385 news articles »

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 ...


Hemisphere Media Group Announces Third Quarter 2018 Financial Results - PR Newswire (press release)

Hemisphere Media Group Announces Third Quarter 2018 Financial Results
PR Newswire (press release)
The increase in the period was primarily due to an increase in affiliate revenue and other revenues, offset by a decline in advertising revenue. Advertising revenue decreased $0.4 million, or 1%, driven by the continued negative impact of Hurricane ...

and more »

Google News

RELATED ARTICLES
Online Affiliate Programs - 6 Must Read Reasons to Join Them
You must have been exposed to the online hype, and the fact is starting an online business is a great way to make an extra income. There are many ways to make money online, one of them, is joining online affiliate programs.
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.
Affiliate Programs
Are you having trouble creating new product offerings from scratch? Maybe you're not a natural writer or you're unsure of a topic? Or maybe you'd just like a shortcut to some reliable revenue? Not to worry, help is here. And even if you're not stuck creating your own intellectual property, the concept of promoting other people's products and earning coaching income is an idea whose time is fast on its way.
Five Things to Look For to Join Any Affiliate Program!
Here's a really simple way..
Economic Recession or Not, You Must be Creative to Survive
Are we Really in an Economic Recession?Some US statistics seem to indicate we are heading into one. If we are heading in that direction, what should we online marketers do about it?Should we panic and give up our web sites, or just accept that we will get less business, and let it go at that.
Choosing An Affiliate Marketing Program
If you are new to affiliate marketing, you are probably overwhelmed with the number of programs available out there for you to join and promote. This article will provide a guideline to help you choose the right affiliate program for yourself.
Affiliate Marketing - My Best Decision
When I decided to quit my job and start an internet business, I was clueless. I researched and found several viable opportunities however the more I read, the more I realized how difficult this was going to be.
Cant Find Any ClickBank Super Affiliates? Grow Your Own!
Affiliate marketing has become extremely popular, and ClickBank offers a large and growing network of affiliates to tap into, but only a tiny percentage of them know how to make the most of their web traffic. Countless studies have demonstrated the huge benefits of proper pre-selling, but most affiliates do little more than display their merchant's banner ads.
Why a Newbie Online Marketer Should Start As an Affiliate
Navigating the intricate often tangled network of the worldwide web is an onerous task for the hardiest soul. Like a spiders web the www is a very complex and often a confusing maze.
How to Skyrocket Your Affiliate Marketing Revenue in 30 Days or Less
Starting up your internet business as a member of an affiliate program is an exciting thing due to all of the possibilities and potential this industry has. By becoming an affiliate marketer, you can finally gain complete control of your financial destiny.
6 Critical Rules When Building An Affiliate Website
There are 6 rules you must use when building any affiliate website if you want the website to make you any money.Building Your Site Rule #1 Always have a strong headline.
How To Really Make Money With Datafeed Merchants
I am not going to describe what a product feed (or a datafeed) is. There is a lot of information out there about how to use one to build sites.
Marketing A Single Affiliate Program is the First Key to Success
There are a lot of affiliate marketing programs out there that claim to make you more money than you could possible spend; when in true reality, you've just sign up to be another person that the company can send you emails to buy their products!Have you fallen for that kind of bait? I have before!! Hook, Line, and Sinker!!!Well the First KEY to really making an affiliate program work for you is just by sticking with the one program you've signed up for until you make a profit. It gets quite easy to keep signing up for program after program in hopes that you will finally hit pay-dirt.
Watch Out For Traffic Leaks
When promoting any affiliate program one thing that you, as an affiliate, has to watch out for is what is called traffic leaks. What is a traffic leak? A traffic leak is something on the merchants site that will cause the visitor, that you referred to their site, to get distracted and leave the merchant site, leaving you with no possibility of receiving any kind of commission.
Common Decency......Lets Keep it Alive!
I recently had an experience with one of the affiliate programs I *was* involved with. This experience did not surprise me, but did however, disappoint me.
Affiliate Marketing is a Brilliant Way to Begin On-line Marketing
Affiliate Marketing is a brilliant way to begin earning on the Internet, for those of us who haven't as yet got our own products. To make money in life, in business, you need to market something, a book, a car, a computer, yourself or whatever.
Understanding The Three Basic Types of Affiliate Programs
With all the companies on the internet that offer affiliate programs, you want to be able to differentiate between the types of programs that are being offered.The three main affiliate programs you can choose from are, pay-per-sale, pay-per-lead and pay-per-click.
13 Killer Ways To Increase Your Affiliate Commissions
1. Start a private web site.
Affiliate Income Optimization
In my time researching the search engines, I've noticed something rather strange. Literally millions of searches are made each month for "brand names" and actual site names.
Pros and Cons of Third Party Online Affiliate Networks
Online affiliate marketing has taken the internet by storm and has proven to be a highly effective way of maximizing website revenue. Why limit yourself to selling your own products when you can profit by selling somebody else's too?There are thousands of individual affiliate programs offered on the internet, many being through third party affiliate program networks such as OffersQuest, Commission Junction and Linkshare.

home | site map
© 2006