Category Affiliate Marketing

Competitor Review & Backlink Removal Request

The great thing about being an online business is that life is never quiet. There’s always something that crops up that makes you think “odd” or “weird” or “if only I could reach through the screen and slap you round the chops with a large fish”. Competitor Reviews Loquax – Oh Dear! Kicking things off… Read More

So What Happened To The UK Affiliate Bloggers?

A few years back several UK based affiliates were actively blogging, now tumbleweed blows through a variety of out of date wordpress installations. The lure of the A4U Blogger of the Year award has vanished and those blogging affiliates have found other things to occupy themselves. OLD went in search of the missing…. Kieron Donoghue… Read More

Get Affiliate Inspiration from a Secret Millionaire

Last night (16th October), many affiliates tuned in to Channel 4’s Secret Millionaire as it featured Chris Brown. Chris is one of the guys behind and before that he was an affiliate working on the successful Holiday Watchdog website. He and Chris Clarkson have had amazing, and well deserved, success with their travel business…. Read More

Affiliate Marketing Now and Then – Part Two!

Following on from Affiliate Marketing Now and Then – Part One! comes the originally titled Affiliate Marketing Now and Then – Part Two! Once again the intrepid sextet of Clarke Duncan (@ClarkeDuncan), Jason Brockman (@jasonjbrockman), John Lamerton (@lammo77), Elaine Forth (@ElaineAllkids), Fraser Edwards (@fraseredwards) and Keith Bond (@KeithBond) are answering the questions. 5. Do you… Read More

Affiliate Marketing Now and Then – Part One!

Earlier this year Fraser Edwards and John Lamerton blogged about their affiliate experiences over the last decade. To follow on from that I asked a few affiliates who I’ve known for some time just how they feel about the affiliate industry now compared to a few years back. Getting involved are Clarke Duncan (UK Internet… Read More

Moneysaving Tries Moneymaking With Skimlinks

If you run a forum and are thinking of how to monetise it then it might be worth popping along to later today. They’re teaming up with the award winning Skimlinks for a one month trial to see if they can get their massive vBulletin forum generating revenue. Skimlinks have developed a plugin for… Read More

The DGM Administration Ripple Effect

There’s an interesting and important post about DGM and their administration over on Affiliates4U. The post reveals something about the administration and also comments about leaving links up especially as “you are unlikely to realise the value of the sales commissions you are generating”. It also appears that any rescue of the network will not… Read More

His Name Is Theo And He Talks About Ryman

Ryman are a UK stationery and office supplies retailer, and they’ve relaunched their site and by the sounds of it their affiliate programme. To celebrate the relaunch their agency, Locker Room, and Tradedoubler have pulled off a bit of coup and managed to get Ryman’s Chairman and Dragon’s Den star Theo Paphitis to record a… Read More

Gregg Scott Shot Down at Bingo Bullet

Prior to the A4UAwards this week, I was in London at the 5th Annual Online Bingo Summit. This is a conference organised for online bingo operators, software platforms and a smattering of affiliates and affiliate mangers. To be honest it’s a bit of a confused event in affiliate terms and I even overheard one person… Read More