Zac Johnson – Super in More Ways Than One

Recently I had a chance to interview Zac Johnson and though his reputation precedes him, he is one of the most unassuming super affiliates you will come across (you may already have but may not have noticed). He single handily has been the cause for my lack of productivity over the last couple of weeks, for downloading “doodle jump” after

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Having Our CAKE and Eating it Too

AVG is moving to a new software system! At Affiliate Venture Group we are dedicated to our customer’s success and are always striving to find new and improved ways to serve our customers. Midnight tonight we are implementing and launching a new software system that will significantly increase our ability to serve you. One of […]

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Top Reasons Why People Start a Business

Learn everything you need to know on starting a small business from funding to naming your business. Get startup expert tips, articles, and advice on starting a biz

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10 Things We Can Learn From Japan

This was an email forwarded to me and I just had to share it with you. Here are the 10 things to learn from Japan : 1. THE CALM – Not a single visual of chest-beating or wild grief. Sorrow itself has been elevated. 2. THE DIGNITY – Disciplined queues for water and groceries. Not […]

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Affiliate Marketing and WordPress

It’s always great when things come together.  This is true especially when it comes to Affiliate Marketing.  Wordpress is a dream come true for millions of bloggers around the world because of its simplicity and at the same time it comes without any compromise on quality.  This is why WordPress is the most popular among […]

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COO SPOTLIGHT: The Media Crew – Rustam Irani

As we all know, the affiliate marketing industry is flooded with publishers of the Indian descent, however not too many C-level folks. So when I met Rustam a few years ago and found out he was the COO for The Media Crew, I was very much pleased. His laissez-faire, can do attitude eventually won me […]

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New Blog Series Announcement: Women in Marketing

I am pleased to announce that starting April 1, I will be doing a weekly series on “Women in Affiliate Marketing” and have a great line up of influential women in the space. If you are interested to take part in this or know of anyone that may be interested – comment below and let […]

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CEO Spotlight: Iaza.com Founder Christopher Minson

This is my latest interview in the Spotlight on the CEO series and must say one of the more enjoyable ones. I came across Christopher when looking for a image conversion tool for one of my previous posts and his service totally blew me away (there are apps available for both the iPhone and Android). […]

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Tim Ash – Website Conversions

Website Conversions: Closing the Sale Many people are familiar with the well-known concept of the sales funnel. Conceived over a hundred years ago, it still serves as a useful framework for understanding the decision-making process. The sales funnel is known by the acronym “AIDA” which stands for the stages that a person must pass through […]

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Affiliate Marketing for Moms

Nowadays anyone can get into affiliate marketing.  So, why not moms who want to make that extra money during their leisure when the kids are off to school?  Like everyone who wants to excel in the field of affiliate marketing, the moms too have to choose the right niche.  A niche which the mom is […]

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Weekly Rant by the Affiliate Slayer – Chris Kautz

This is a guest post by Chris Kautz – aka The Affiliate Slayer. Proxy EDU leads are like crack Ok ladies and gents if you have been in the biz for at least several years, you have had some experience with some less than ethical boca proxy emailers. There might even be one from Atlanta, […]

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Random Act of Kindness

This occurs when someone assists someone else – for no reason at all. This can be done by simple things like adding a quarter to a meter so the person doesn’t get a parking ticket, letting the person behind you in the grocery line go ahead because they have a couple of items to your […]

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10 Ways to Brand Your Blog Efficiently

This is a blog post by Daniel Scocco. On the latest State of the Blogosphere report, Wikipedia claimed that they are tracking over 156 million public blogs. That is a freaking lot of them. If we take into consideration standard websites as well, this number will be even bigger. The result? Hundreds, if not thousands […]

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CEO Spotlight: Dunn Direct Media – Declan Dunn

I am pleased to post below my interview with Declan Dunn, founder of Dunn Direct Media. Declan is recognized worldwide for his development of social networks and new media since 1995, along with his place as a pioneer in performance and affiliate marketing. This unusual mixture gives him the ability to bring people together, build […]

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Set yourself free from the enemy of progress: Procrastination

This is a post by Tele Opakunle Procrastination is hiding in the shadow of the future when you should deal with “now”. It is all about delay tactics, which turn seven days journey into seven years. Procrastination thwarts growth and hinders progress. It is a canker worm that thrives on excuses at all times and […]

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Japan Tsunami and Earthquake – Get Involved

As reports continue to come out of the region, the need to restore faith and hope appears greater and greater. In light of the current series of events, we as a community can do several things to help: 1) First and foremost, prayer is always a source of strength for those impacted by, responding to, […]

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CEO Spotlight, AdMobix – Neil Raj

Having recently launched its mobile network, Ad Mobix is quickly starting to make a name for itself. A division of AdCommunal.com, it is a performance-based ad agency where advertisers do not pay for impressions or clicks, but only pay for leads. Using proprietary technology and advanced tracking, AdMobix produces the maximum ROI for advertisers. Neil […]

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Ad Slogans, Because they’re worth it!

A lot has changed in advertising in the past decades. But one thing that continues to live on since the inception of advertising is ad slogans. We’ve all heard hundreds of them. And even after years, we won’t forget the ones that ‘clicked’ with us. Marketers use ad slogans for a variety of reasons. The […]

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I See Stupid People….?

This is a guest post by a long time friend, business partner and an all around “PAB” (if you do not know – ask me), Chris Kautz.  Often referred to as the “Affiliate Slayer” his morals and ethics are never questioned. So when an event occurred today – he went on one of his famous rants. Continue […]

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How to Make Money by Affiliate Marketing

Alright, so you are a blogger, and you have decided to make some money out the quality time and effort you have invested in your blog or website.  You have all the rights to do it.  But how?  Hard work?  Yeah, but hard work doesn’t really pay off at all times.  You need to think […]

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AVG Exclusive BullnBearTrades.com – CEO Spotlight

BullnBearTrades offers a software based approach to stock and option trading using our proprietary algorithm that scans the stock market for trading opportunities and provides it to our subscribers in a simple format. In addition to providing new trading opportunities, trade signals are also updated on a daily basis to manage your current positions in […]

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