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How to write gift guides

Last year I quadrupled my affiliate income. A few years ago, I met this new blogger who told me she was making $10,000 a month from affiliate income. Last summer, I would have still been skeptical of her. This year, I know that it is entirely possible and then some! I increased my income by creating […]

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Affiliate Links – It’s Never Too Late – why bloggers need to start using affiliate links NOW

It’s never too late. July 12 was PrimeDay – Amazon Prime’s anniversary where they say they have Black Friday prices. While I was busy filling my shopping cart in preparation for all the great deals I was going to get on PrimeDay, other bloggers were creating blog posts, videos, and social media posts with their Amazon […]

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How to get started with Amazon Associates – Affiliate Marketing

How do all of these people make money from blogging without totally selling their soul? (Don’t be THIS LADY). A great place to start making money from your blog is with affiliate marketing.  Amazon Associates, Amazon’s affiliate program, is the easiest affiliate program to get started with. I am so glad you’re here because I […]

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Facebook Branded Content Policy and What It Means UPDATED

There are alot of ideas (and freak out moments) surrounding Facebook’s announcement this week about a new Facebook Branded Content Policy and Branded Content Tool. I read through the literature many times and did some research to see what I could find out in the two days since Facebook announced these changes. In  a nutshell, […]

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What is “NoFollow” and When Do I Need It?

If you run in circles with bloggers who get paid to blog, you’ve probably heard the term “nofollow” or “no follow back” used when talking about sponsored posts. What is “NoFollow” and when do I need it? As a blogger, you mark outbound links as “nofollow” when you’re being paid to link to another company. This […]

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How to Add Links to Your Blog – for Amazon Associates

I’ve been recommending to many of my artist and designer clients and friends to become Amazon Associates, especially if they have their own books or licensed product lines that they are regularly promoting on their websites. It is super easy to sign up to become an affiliate for – just follow the prompts on […]

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