eBay’s electronic payment division PayPal is responsible for the bulk of eBay auction payments, and a new beta version is in the process of being launched. Against this backdrop is a groundswell of disgruntled Internet Marketers. Is it too little, too late?
PayPal (part of eBay’s Payments division) is one of the key pieces of the auction giants empire, powering it’s payment capability. It’s in the process of launching a revamp:
Although these are somewhat pleasant features to have, they’ll have to contend with a group of disgruntled Internet Marketers, particularly users of Jonathan Leger’s $7 script, which administers a mini affiliate marketing scheme through PayPal’s APIs.
Read through this thread at Jon Leger’s 7Dollar Forum and you’ll get the distinct impression that PayPal’s frontline customer service seems ill equipped to deal with the issues that (more…)
Whether you’re focus on a pay per sale (like Clickbank) or pay per lead affiliate campaign (like Azoogle), the system is pretty much the same.
And if you’re using a system (with formalized processes), you’re much more likely to succeed.
Every campaign will be different and things may not go the way you’ve planned, even if you’ve adopted the best practises from an affiliate marketing system, whether it’s from a super affiliate like Ewen Chia or Ros Gardner or a system like Affiliate Project X.
Nothing quite beats having hands-on experience though because real world experience is the ‘bridge’ between what you read about, and the actual affiliate commissions you will earn.
There are a number of (more…)
If you’re an affiliate marketer, take note, Spybot Search And Destroy, a spyware detection software has now identified several affiliate network tracker cookies as ‘spyware’.
If a user to your landing page runs spybot and deletes your cookie, it means you will not get credit for the affiliate sale.
Spybot already identifies Alexa as spyware, although Alexa tracks the sites you visit and depending on your perspective, it could be viewed as either a web metrics tool, or ‘spyware’.
I was a little upset with affiliate network Clickbank yesterday.
For one, I knew a transaction had been processed, but it hadn’t appeared in my sales screen.
I checked with the content publisher and they confirmed it appeared on their screen.
So why hadn’t it appeared on my screen?
I got my answer this morning (and the sale appeared too).
It’s been quite some time since my post: Running the million dollar Internet Marketing marathon.
August 23rd, 2006 seems like a lifetime ago.
I’ve come so far in such a short period of time.
Without the advice from helpful friends like:
it would’ve been a more challenging journey.This is just the start of the journey and the destination is still far away.
But here’s a spot of inspiration…
Click on the check to blow it up.