Facebook Ads are dead. That’s something I’ve been hearing from a few months now and while it may be getting harder and harder to get your affiliate campaigns approved, I have been seeing awesome results from Facebook Ad campaigns I have been running lately. You just need to be a little more creative and use the new features within Facebook Ads to your advantage.
One example of a Facebook feature within Facebook Ads that I have discussed before is Sponsored Stories. Sponsored Stories are special advertisements on Facebook you can use to promote your fan page or posts within a fan page. I am going to describe how you use Sponsored Stories to generate traffic to your blog. This will not only help you get cheap targeted traffic to your blog, but it can also help build up your fan base as well.
Create a Fan Page For Your Blog
In order to use Sponsored Stories you will need to create a fan page. If you are going to drive traffic to your blog I suggest creating a fan page for your blog. This is a good way to help build your brand and get free social media traffic.
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The following is a guest post by a friend of mine named Gabe Johansson. Gabe specializes in email marketing and is a great writer so I asked him to write up some tips to help my readers get started in email marketing. He will be monitoring the comments so please let us know if you have any questions!
The best way I have ever found to build a sustainable business online is list building and many others agree. The benefits are endless including having an instant audience, an easy way to follow up with prospects and customers, and a very personal connection with many people at once.
The major problem with list building is that many people don’t understand the full concept. Truthfully it’s only part of the battle and in order to have a full fledged email marketing, customer generating system, there are some key components to include. Here is how to make sure you avoid the mistakes and fast track your way to email marketing success.
Know What You’re Selling FIRST!
This may sound backwards, but it really isn’t. There is an existing audience for practically anything you can sell online, so know what you want to sell. Know → Continue Reading
The following is a guest post by a friend of mine named Margaret. She has done a guest post for me before (How to Write Good Content for SEO) and this time she approached me about doing a guest post about…guest posting. As she will tell you, guest posting is a great way to promote your blog while providing quality content for a blog owner. I am always looking for good content so if you are interested in writing your own guest post for this blog feel free to contact me. Enjoy!
Guest posting refers to writing posts on other blogs and websites. Utilized well, it can effectively promote your blog. The main challenges lie in selecting the right blogs, creating quality content for them and building good long-term relationships with them. Below are the steps for landing quality guest post opportunities:
Find the Right Blogs
The first step is to search and find the right blogs you want to guest write for. Use special search services like Google’s “blog” search to look for blogs specifically. Search for blogs in your market and other peripheral markets. If you have a blog related to marketing, you can lookout for blogs with → Continue Reading
I am not a big advocate of Prosper202, but I know a lot of my publishers and affiliates throughout the industry use Prosper202 to track their affiliate campaigns so I thought it only made sense to do a post series explaining everything Prosper202 has to offer and how you can use it with your PeerFly campaigns. In this guide I am going to explain how to add a traffic source, category, campaign, get your postback link or tracking pixel, and generate your tracking link.
In the guide below I am assuming you already have Prosper202 setup on your own hosting server. I may do a post soon explaining that process, but for now only continue if you already have Prosper202 setup and ready to go!
#1 Traffic Sources
The first step in setting up your affiliate campaign with Prosper202 is adding a traffic source. In this example, I am going to use 7Search as my traffic source, but you can add any traffic source to your Prosper202 and if you have multiple accounts within that traffic source you can add those as well. It is useful to be able to break down your campaign by traffic source if you → Continue Reading