Monthly Archives: May 2007
After my post the other day I coincidentally received 2 emails from people interested in working with me. They were very different, take a look: Email 1: How not to pitch for business: Dear Sir/Madam, I hope you are well. I am recruiting selected affiliates for some of the leading online merchants in the UK. I manage Bennetts, Home Learning College and Holland & Barrett affiliate campaigns. Bennetts Bennetts is the UK’s number one for motorcycle insurance and insures over … Continue reading
If this is what it looks like then this is what helps give Affiliate Marketing a bad name. Well done Dan for spotting it and holding back no punches in naming names. UPDATE: Just found out that the guy who Dan mentions has recently been sacked. What I’m listening to right now: Amy Winehouse ft Jay-Z – “Rehab” (Remix) Normally I can’t stand the woman but Jay-Z really brings this song to life for me.
Following on from this post, here is part 2 of my occasional tips on how not to pitch for affiliate business. Don’t send potential affiliate emails like this one: …by signing up to crappyaffiliateprogram.com you can earn commissions simply by placing a banner on your site! You will then be associated with a top ranking website like ours and earn commissions on any sales generated from your visitors… Am I the only one who gets emails like this on a … Continue reading
Big thanks to GettingPersonal.co.uk who sent me some goodies today including 2 personalised mugs and calendars. Getting Personal specialise in extra special personalised gifts, i.e. like the personalise music calendar that contains 12 pictures that contain the recipients name in various settings. I.e. like the “Kieron Donoghue – Legendary” photo. So thanks again Getting Personal, your stuff looks really good and I think I’ll be ordering something for my Dad from your Fathers Day catalogue. If anybody wants to promote … Continue reading
Why? Because they only offer 3% commission in a sector where 10% is average? No, well yes but that’s not the main reason. The main reason is the following taken from their terms and conditions: There are also ‘currently’ strict guidelines for the pay per click channel – There is NO PPC activity allowed on this campaign (including brand or generics or using landing pages). Any affiliate found to be driving traffic from the PPC channel will be immediately suspended … Continue reading
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