Affiliate Marketing News November 2016

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November 30, 2016:

Dezzal Launches New Affiliate Program –

“Dezzal is well known around the globe for being a premium fashion juggernaut. The fashion e-commerce website has quickly risen to prominence due to its strong commitment to bringing customers premium fashions at affordable prices. Dezzal works with both internationally acclaimed designers and its own in house design team to provide many products…”

Affluent Millenials Care About Brands –

“Affluent millennial internet users are strongly attached to brands—much more so than those with less income. More than half of those in a worldwide survey said they were defined by the brands they purchase...”

November 29, 2016:

Amazing Marketing Lessons Learned From Trump

“In May of 2016, I edited an essay by Jerry Cave, offering his analysis of Trump’s success in the Republican primaries. Cave argued that “by taking [Pat] Buchanan’s positions, blending them with [Howard] Stern’s tactics, and adding in his own talent, Trump has managed to produce a success that is all his own…”

5 Branding Rules That Will Set You Apart –

“When I wrote “The Right Way to Start Branding Yourself Right Out of College,” I was thinking about my personal journey as a formerly clueless college student and what I did to eventually become a business owner...”

November 28, 2016:

Why 2016 Was A Game-Changing Year In Social Media Marketing

“Three megatrends culminated in online business development in 2016, requiring attorneys to change their digital marketing tactics and to re-focus on what produces results…”

10 Killer Online Courses For Only Ten Bucks –

“Udemy offers thousands of online courses that movers, shakers, and entrepreneurs like you can enroll in to better themselves and their businesses. And the best part is that we’ve picked 10 of the highest-rated and most popular courses that you can enroll in for just $10...”

November 27, 2016:

Profitable Content Marketing Tweaks

“Content marketing has really taken shape over the last several years. Instead of you driving traffic to a product landing page, you’re essentially selling products through in-depth high quality content based-around your content. It’s an awesome tool and proven to be very effective for several reasons. First, it’s a great way to generate conversions and rank within search engines at the same time. Next, content marketing is a great way to showcase your expertise within your niche…”

Should You Focus On Profit Or Revenue? –

“I was watching The Profit the other night and was reminded of a simple business lesson.

An ice cream maker wanted to increase their profit margins, and one of the keys to doing it was to get better pricing from their suppliers. (The less they have to pay for the ice cream ingredients, then the more profit they make)…”

November 26, 2016:

Great Habits Common In The Successful People

“Many people wonder how they can become highly successful, not realizing that they hold within them everything they need to achieve all of the success they desire.

Successful people are where they are today because of their habits.  Habits determine 95% of a person’s behavior…”

Marketing Trends For The Coming New Year –

“It’s been an incredible year for digital marketing. 2016 saw numerous ups, downs, and unexpected trends. As we kick off 2017, prepare to see some game-changing opportunities and exciting developments that may impact your marketing plans…”

November 25, 2016:

Marketing For Small Business

“For small and local businesses, it can be hard to stand out against larger nationwide brands. However, content marketing can help your small business attract attention, and for relevant niches in your industry, too…”

How To Use Live Video For

For small and local businesses, it can be hard to stand out against larger nationwide brands. However, content marketing can help your small business attract attention, Live video marketing has become a sensational trend in the online marketing community. Thanks to the introduction of Facebook Live and a number of competing social mediums, brands are working harder than ever to bring valuable, interesting live videos to their customers.

November 24, 2016:

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November 23, 2016:

Will 2017 Be The Year Of Content Marketing

“Content marketing is the buzzword that didn’t go away. Instead, the world’s largest brands have been pouring time, effort and money into producing unique and engaging content through which they can reach out to their audiences...”

Why Are You Ready For Small Business Saturday?

“If you own a small business, it’s not too late to generate some extra PR for Small Business Saturday, on November 26. This week I tapped the social media universe for creative ways entrepreneurs are using the occasion to capture additional holiday sales. Here’s what they’re doing this year…”

November 22, 2016:

What To Know About Disruptive Marketing

“Over 75% of screen time is now spent on connected devices. This has led to digital strategies moving front and center in most marketing plans. But trying to get consumers to do more than “like” your company on social media is still a huge challenge. Today, getting through to customers can take some radical rethinking — and that is where “disruptive marketing” comes in. But what does that mean?...”

Why Authenticity Is Critical To Social Marketing

“A video…”

November 21, 2016:

How G5 Will Change The Internet Game

“The promise of 5G includes faster internet, greater mobile connectivity for businesses, and the ability to take futuristic digital experiences like VR and AR mainstream. With such limitless potential, the question becomes just how 5G will change the way people use their devices...”

A-Z Internet Marketing Guide For Hotels

“We have put together a complete hotel internet marketing plan for independent hotels on how to drive direct sales. And take note, these marketing techniques, tips, ideas and best practices can be implemented in any hotel!…”

November 20, 2016:

How To Use Influencer Marketing Effectively

“Social media is inextricably tied to almost every aspect of daily life. It has changed how we communicate, how we share information, and how we make decisions. Now, instead of turning to television for news and entertainment, audiences look to Facebook and Twitter to learn about the world around them; in lieu of reading magazine articles about where to shop, eat, and vacation, consumers now seek out recommendations from YouTubers, Instagrammers, and Snapchat stars...”

Why You Should Be Using A Journal

“Keeping a journal might seem like a holdover from your bygone days of tea parties and sleepovers, but this remnant from childhood is anything but childish. Keeping a journal, even if you’re only jotting down a few words or sentences every day, can be an invaluable way to organize your thoughts, keep track of your best ideas and help you advance in your career or your business…”

November 19, 2016:

A Bad Product Kills Even The Best Marketing

“Digital marketing has become a gigantic part of marketing over the past decade. Using data and trends, digital marketing agencies can target the perfect group for your product. In a lot of ways, the internet has facilitated the growth of entrepreneurial startups and businesses...”

How To Make Killer Social Media Images

“Images are everything these days, and the saying that a picture is worth more than a thousand words is even more true today. Images are used in marketing everywhere – from, to Facebook and Twitter, to blogs and of course the image-driven social media sites like Instagram and Pinterest. It’s more important now than ever to have strong images that enhance your marketing message…”

November 18, 2016:

Tips To Be A Great Affiliate Marketer

“ defines affiliate marketing as “a way for a company to sell its products by signing up individuals or companies (“affiliates”) who market the company’s products for a commission...”

What Is Authentic Marketing?

“I was sitting down at a meeting the other day with someone who works in the cyber security space. And as we were discussing the industry, he informed me that there was so much information and hyperbole in the messaging and marketing that’s going on in cyber security…”

November 17, 2016:

Content Marketing + SEO = $$$

“Folks walk up to me at conferences or email me for advice on SEO all the time, and a question they often ask is, “What is the role of SEO in content marketing?”

My answer is always the same: SEO should be viewed as reinforcement to your content team.

More often than not, this is followed by another question: “How should SEO and content marketing teams work together to achieve success?”…”

Are You Ready To Incorporate Virtual Reality Into Your Marketing?

“Augmented and virtual reality is technology that is becoming far more important to the societal landscape than just gaming. It’s found its way into the marketing arena as a heavyweight implementation tool as well. I’ve written extensively on how Pokemon GO provided small businesses with opportunities to leverage the augmented reality game for their marketing. But this is just the start of a massive influx of virtual and augmented reality into our every day lives…”

November 16, 2016:

How To Fix Your Marketing Strategy

“If you’ve written out a marketing strategy, you’re already ahead of the game: Too many companies neglect the act of formalizing their plans, instead relying on general ideas and improvisation, which almost never turns out well...”

Online Coupon Model Doubling Every Year

“The online coupon business, a part of affiliate marketing that offers price comparisons, purchase recommendations, discount deals and cashback facilities, is growing at 80-100 per cent, year on year, according to industry estimates...”

November 15, 2016:

Six Habits That Can Lead You To Massive Success

“When I was growing up, I wanted to be an entrepreneur. I discussed this aspiration with career advisors, family and friends. I outlined my plans in university student kitchens at three in the morning. It was the main conversation in the staff cafeteria of the large corporation I joined to tide me over until I launched my enterprise...”

Seven Online Marketing Trends To Look For In 2017

“2016 was an amazing year for online marketing, but the industry never slows down. We haven’t quite hit the end of the year, but it’s time to start thinking about how the industry’s going to change in 2017—and how you can prepare accordingly...”

November 14, 2016:

Get More Email Subscribers

“What are your email subscription rates looking like?

Don’t be afraid to check. I know it’s not exactly a great feeling to see your numbers have fallen, but every website hits a rough patch.

The goal, however, is to consistently gain more email subscribers. But you don’t have all the time in the world to implement complicated list building schemes…”

How To Make Killer Landing Pages

“On November the 3rd Andy and I, my business partner were invited by GlobalWide Media to host our first ever public speaking gig. Representing the Landing Page Guys we were asked to present a talk about landing page conversions and how to build high converting landing pages...”

November 13, 2016:

Will The Vine Shutdown Affect Your Marketing?

“Twitter announced that their six-second video sharing app, Vine, was going to be shutdown. #ripvine posts immediately began trending as users shared their frustrations. Many believe that Vine’s death was imminent with the success of Snapchat and Instagram video...”

FBI Negotiating Tactics You Can Use In Your Business

“Everything in life is a negotiation. Sometimes, as in the aforementioned examples, the stakes are quite low. Bad results, at worst, are heartburn and boredom. But other times negotiations have much more on the line. Life and death, to be exact. These are the kinds of negotiations Chris Voss has dealt with for the better part of his professional career...”

November 12, 2016:

What To Takeaway From Trump’s Amazing Marketing Circus

“The shock waves from Donald Trump’s victory over Hillary Clinton in this year’s historic presidential election won’t fade for quite a while, and Trump’s presidency has yet to even begin. In the meantime, many are taking time to look back over the campaign to try and unpack exactly how Trump pulled off his massive win...”

How To Turn Your Creative Brain On

“I like to believe that we are all born creative. Our creativity may vary in style, but never in quality. And while you might have lost touch with your idea-generating department, you can always reach it again.

Here are 10 tips on how to start producing ideas on a daily basis…”

November 11, 2016:

Social Media Marketing Trends To Consider For Next Year

“Every year, I make predictions about what the coming year’s potential developments in the world of social media marketing. And every year, I have to think back and chuckle at all the people who claimed social marketing was just a fad—as little as a few years ago.…”

One Of The Brightest Men On Planet Earth Explains Why The Key To Success Is Intention

“Whether you’re simply going on a morning jog or starting a business, Branson writes that intention is the driving force. And take it from this billionaire entrepreneur — he definitely knows a thing or two about success.

For all you budding entrepreneurs, it’s important to spend your 24 hours wisely. Branson has some tips on how you can get started…”

November 10, 2016:

Great Content Marketing Ideas For December

“Holiday how-to articles or videos, a look back and ahead, and any of several quirky holidays offer plenty of opportunities to create engaging content in December 2016. When you entertain or inform your customers, you are building lasting and potentially profitable relationships.

Content marketing is the act of creating, publishing, and distributing content like articles or videos with the specific aim of attracting, engaging, and retaining customers. Content marketing creates a relationship wherein you provide your audience with valuable content and encourage a sense of reciprocity…”

Why MLM’s Target Millennials

“Two days ago, something weird happened to me. I was mistaken for a millennial. It’s not the first time that someone has thought I was younger than my chronological age, despite my grey hair, paunch, and irascibility. But this time the person mistook me for a millennial because of my writing…”

November 9, 2016:

The 3 Best Internet Marketing Jobs Next Year

“Companies are always trying to find new ways to connect with clients online, but they’re often completely outdated in their approach. With new technologies always evolving and new methods of communicating with clients appearing every day, it’s very easy for companies to fall by the wayside and fail to capitalize on new opportunities. For this reason, companies are searching for internet marketing professionals to give them an edge on the market...”

Where To Learn About Internet Marketing

“You’ve launched a great startup, and you’re confident in the product that you have to offer. The problem is that now you’re struggling to get people to pay attention to your product. At this point, you’ve probably heard about online marketing but you may not understand it completely.…”

November 8, 2016:

The Shift From Content To Real-Time Marketing

“Let’s say you walk into your favorite tavern and order a bottle of your favorite craft beer. Almost by magic, an open bottle appears before you — except it arrives 30 minutes after you placed your order.

The problem isn’t with the tavern’s technology: It has all the latest coolers. And the problem isn’t with the tavern’s supply chain, either: Every few days, a big truck blocks traffic while a guy wheels kegs of beer into the cooler…”

What Business Owners Need To Know Post-Crazy-Election

“Results from yesterday’s election are in, and businesses and traders are already bracing for the changes that President-Elect Donald Trump will implement once he is inaugurated.

During his campaign, which ran for nearly a year and a half, he promised radical changes to health insurance, taxation and immigration. Whether the new Republican Congress will enact his plans is yet to be seen…”

November 7, 2016:

Methods To Attract Affluent Shoppers

“When visualizing the affluent consumer, what comes to mind: high heels, mink coats and helicopter rides? In reality, the affluent consumer is in some ways, just like the general population, but in some significant ways, very different...”

Still Considering An MLM Model? Let John Oliver Help You Out

“It sounds so promising: For a small investment, companies will send you products, which you can then sell to make a profit. Then you can recruit your friends to do the same and make even more money. Eventually, you’ll earn enough to quit your job…”

November 6, 2016:

Affiliate Marketing Performance Measurement 101

“Demand generation marketers who invest in paid media are often faced with the difficulty of connecting their data to down-funnel results. Because each ad network or social platform is siloed (the data can’t be cross applied across sources), paid media marketers can usually only generate preliminary lead conversion metrics and cost figures...”

Content Marketing Trends

“Content marketing is crucially important in many niches and for many business models. But you already know that, and you probably know what kind of content you need. If you don’t, I’d suggest going back through my previous posts. You might find one or two that can give you the basis you’ll need for the upcoming discussion. This post offers an overview of what to expect for 2017 and beyond. You’ll also find some tips on how to use this trend news and analysis to get more attention…”

November 5, 2016:

The US Will Spend Over $632 Billion Online By 2020

“E-commerce has been on the rise in the last several years, thanks in large part to titans in the industry such as Amazon and Alibaba.

And that growth shows no signs of slowing down in the near future. In fact, e-commerce will truly become the future of retail, as nearly all of the growth in the retail sector now takes place in the digital space…”

The Importance Of Practical Compliance –

“There’s a disturbing pattern, especially in the United States, that all entrepreneurs face: Criminal acts drive an increase in regulation and governance, which leads to more costs of compliance, to avoid penalties and litigation. This includes payment-card industry (PCI) compliance if you accept credit cards, HIPAA compliance if you see patients, workers compensation laws, data privacy rules — the list goes on and on...” 

November 4, 2016:

Time Wasters That Crush Your Productivity

“There is only a certain amount of time during the day to finish tasks but no matter what we do, it seems that time is never enough. Sometimes at the end of the day, we accomplish nothing and feel unproductive. But maybe, the reason of it is not the time. It is because we are using our time inefficiently. Therefore, in order to spend the day more meaningfully and achieve goals, stay away from below...”

Affiliate Marketing Hacks Still Working Strong

“The online market is saturated and people are shifting to effective and smarter ways to earn money. If you own an online business and seeking ways to multiply your income, affiliate marketing is what you should look into.

Affiliate marketing is believed to be one of the ways of starting your own business from home. It is a collaborative technique through which by simply marketing a third party product, you receive com…”

November 3, 2016:

Two Tech Trends That Should Get Your Attention

“In Minneapolis, more than 5 percent of people bike to work. The bike culture has spawned a winter bike expo, a bike-related art poster fair and supports a community of artisan bicycle makers, independent bike retailers and accessory makers...”

How To Be An Expert Affiliate Marketer –

“In my blog ‘Affiliate Marketing Demystified’ I figured out what affiliate marketing is. I explained how it works, how to get started and what its pitfalls are. In this blog, I am ready to take it a step further and give you tips.

If you are a newbie to affiliate marketing, it is better to read my first blog. If you have tried a few things and gained some affiliate marketing experience, this blog helps you to improve your affiliate marketing skills…” 

November 2, 2016:

Virtual Reality Marketing Coming In 2017?

“Just as virtual-reality and augmented-reality technologies are starting to take off, companies are looking at them as new ways to deliver advertising and marketing messages to consumers.

Research firm IDC on Tuesday predicted that 30% of consumer-facing companies in the Forbes Global 2000 will experiment with AR and VR as part of their marketing efforts in 2017…”

The Inbound Marketing Conundrum –

“When HubSpot’s co-founder and CEO, Brian Halligan, coined the phrase“inbound marketing” in 2005, the marketing world paid little attention. It wasn’t until 2012 that, largely thanks to Google’s Panda algorithm update and the rise of content marketing, inbound took off...” 

Cross-Device Marketing Strategy 101

“Marketing at its core is about imagining how to connect to a customer, but if you are like many marketing managers, knowing where to connect to customers remains a mystery in the digital era...”

November 1, 2016:

Ten Bad Habits Keeping You From Succeeding

“You are the sum of your habits. When you allow bad habits to take over, they dramatically impede your path to success. The challenge is bad habits are insidious, creeping up on you slowly until you don’t even notice the damage they’re causing...” 

Must-Follow Marketing Influencers

“The world of online marketing can be a complicated, confusing collection of practices, tips, advice, and failure. Unfortunately, many unscrupulous influencers try to take advantage of gullible newbies by offering expensive courses that don’t teach anything useful...”

Should You Favor Function Over Flash?

“Up until I graduated from college, much of what I associated a successful company with was what I saw in movies. On the big screen, high-powered executives always seemed to have immaculate corner offices overlooking a sprawling cityscape — the epitome of the stereotypical master of the universe. Conference rooms were lavish with infinity edge meeting tables constructed of some rare exotic wood and chairs were covered in the finest Corinthian leather. Perhaps the modern version of this office has beer on tap, an American Ninja Warrior course and locally sourced food prepared daily in the employee cafeteria...” 

Greate Entrepreneurial Stuff From Connie Ragen Green

“Learning how to become a successful online entrepreneur can be a long and arduous process. Connie Ragen Green’s new series of courses shortens this learning curve and teaches you how to get started quickly in a variety of areas…”

Ten Great New Age Business Ideas

“You don’t have to over-utilize iPads and smartphones to transform your business into a modern one. Connecting with newer generations is easy when you take advantage of the cool, in-demand ideas at your fingertips. Here are 10 new-age business ideas to get you started...” 

Are You Ready To Quit Your Job To Go Full-Time In Internet Marketing?

“Should you quit your full time job to do Internet marketing? I answer that question on this episode of Driving with John Chow…”

5 Free Tools You Can’t Pass On –

“Think that it takes lots of money to market your business effectively? Nope. There are a number of online marketing tools now available to help you attract and sell to more customers without costing you a dime.

Here are five of the most effective marketing tools your business should be already using…”