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Are affiliate marketing programs worth it?
Digital entrepreneurs are always looking for ways to increase online sales. One available avenue is affiliate marketing, but what about you? Can it work for your needs or are you better off spending time elsewhere?
This episode will help you to learn valuable lessons regarding this growing trend.
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Now here are this week’s resources to help you create, sell, and grow — curated by me and members of Digital Commerce Academy.
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3 Bad Words to Avoid Copywriting Selfies
Are you producing the equivalent of copywriting selfies in your web pages and email messages? Avoid these three bad words to restore the focus of your messages. [Submitted by Brent Peterson]
WordPress Just Got … Easier!
Take a listen to how StudioPress has managed to help out with the “hard part” of WordPress, as well as some “back end” stuff to think about with your site.
Create an Effective Affiliate Strategy
Affiliates come in all shapes and sizes. Once you can identify an affiliate’s model of promotion, it’s easier to plan for success. Take a deep dive into the different types of affiliates in order to create a winning plan.
Andy Crestodina of Orbit Media steps us through the whys, whens, hows, and other particulars of getting and using testimonials to add credibility to our sites and our business offerings. Detailed, but not overwhelming. There are clear actions to take with a dose of quirky humor. Andy offers up an abundance of examples of evidence. [Submitted by Lori Sailiata]
Don’t Forget to Sell
13 lessons from David Ogilvy, one of the world’s best ad men and copywriters. [Submitted by Daniel Chohfi]
Some Tips on Pricing
No matter the price, as long as you’re providing value to your customer in exchange for your offering, everyone walks away a winner. Find out if a premium-price strategy is right for your business.
Optimize Your Content
Retain people on your website by focusing on content optimization. You don’t want to miss a single opportunity to connect with your site visitors. Find out if you are making any of these common mistakes, and how to fix them.
Implement These Habits
Take these pieces of advice, as they provide the backbone for success as an independent business person. You will learn about the importance of clearly defining success for yourself, lifelong learning, automation technology, and more.
Humans achieve more when they enter a flow. How can you “get in the zone?”
I hope you find these resources to be useful, and that at least one of them helps you take a meaningful step forward during the course of the next week.
Thanks for your attention, and have a great weekend.