Friday, December 11, 2009

A Day In The Life Of An Affiliate Marketer a must read

A Day In The Life Of An Affiliate Marketer

Being in the affiliate marketing business is not that hard now with the internet at your disposable. It is much easier now compared to the days when people have to make use of the telephones and other mediums of information just to get the latest updates on the way their program is coming along.

So with technology at hand, and assuming that the affiliate is working from home, a day in his or her life would sound something like this…

Upon waking up and after having breakfast, the computer is turned on to check out new developments in the network. As far as the marketer is concerned there might be new things to update and statistics to keep track on.

The site design has to be revised. The marketer knows that a well-designed site can increase sign ups from visitors. It can also help in the affiliate’s conversion rates.

That done, it is time to submit the affiliate program to directories that lists affiliate programs. These directories are means to attract people in joining your affiliate program. A sure way of promoting the affiliate program.

Time to track down the sales you are getting from your affiliates fairly and accurately. There are phone orders and mails to track down. See if they are new clients checking the products out. Noting down the contact information that might be a viable source in the future.

There are lots of resources to sort out. Ads, banners, button ads and sample recommendations to give out because the marketer knows that this is one way of ensuring more sales. Best to stay visible and accessible too.

The affiliate marketer remembered that there are questions to answer from the visitors. This has to be done quickly. Nothing can turn off a customer than an unanswered email.

To prove that the affiliate is working effectively and efficiently, inquiries would have to be paid more attention on. Nobody wants to be ignored and customers are not always the most patient of all people. Quick answer that should appear professional yet friendly too.

In the process of doing all the necessities, the marketer is logged on to a chat room where he or she interacts with other affiliates and those under that same program. This is where they can discuss things on how to best promote their products.

There are things to be learned and it is a continuous process. Sharing tips and advices is a good way of showing support. There may be others out there wanting to join and may be enticed by the discussion that is going on. There is no harm in assuming what opportunities ahead.

The newsletters and ezines were updated days ago, so it is time for the affiliate marketer to see if there are some new things happening in the market. This will be written about in the marketer’s publication to be distributed to the old and new customers.

These same publications are also an important tool in keeping up to date with the newly introduced products. The marketer has put up a sale and promotion that customers may want to know about. Besides, they have to keep up with the deadline of these sales written in the publications.

It is that time to show some appreciation to those who have helped the marketer in the promotions and sale increase. Nothing like mentioning the persons, their sites and the process they have done that made everything worked.

Of course, this will be published in the newsletters. Among the more important information that have been written already.

The marketer still has time to write out recommendations to those who want credible sources for the products being promoted. There is also time to post some comments on how to be a successful affiliate marketer on a site where there are lots of wannabees.

Two objectives done at the same time. The marketer gets to promote the product as well as the program they are in. Who knows, someone may be inclined to join.

Time flies. Missed lunch but is quite contented with the tasks done. Bed time….

Ok, so this may not be all done in a day. But then, this gives you an idea of how an affiliate marketer, a dedicated one that is, spends the marketing day.

Is that success looming in the distance or what?

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Tuesday, December 1, 2009

Opportunities for Writers in Home Based Business

Best Home Based Business Opportunities for Writers

As a writer, you probably already use a computer and the
Internet. You may maintain your own web site to showcase your
writing abilities. However, many other opportunities abound when
you have writing skills. You may want to consider a few of the
best home based business opportunities.

As an online writer, you can publish your own ezine or
electronic magazine. The Internet essentially levels the playing
field for writers as you don't have to wait for a publisher to
discover you. If you have the desire to publish an ezine, you
can get started with very little upfront money. By using various
self-promotion techniques, writing your own ezine can become one
of the best home based business opportunities available to you.
Alternatively, you could publish your own weblog or blog. Pick
your own platform or just write to get your name out there. Your
possibilities are limited only by your imagination and time.

Another one of the best home based business opportunities for
writers is blogging or writing for hire. Many businesses and
individuals want to maintain blogs for different reasons but
dont have the time or the experience to do so. They will often
pay a professional writer to maintain this aspect of their
business. They may also require other types of writing for their
web sites or offline needs. You can find out about these types
of opportunities in different writing magazines both on and off
the Internet.

And, of course, one of the best home based business
opportunities for any writer is freelancing. You may choose to
sign up at a site like or
where you can bid
on different writing jobs from all over the world. So many
different possible projects exist for a freelancer. You could
write sales copy for businesses, write business correspondence
or even ghostwrite books. The list goes on and on.

Many of the best home based business opportunities for writers
are available either on the Internet or through the Internet.
You just need to get out there and find the best one for you.

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