Millions of people check the news everyday--
in the morning paper, online, and on the nightly
news. But far too often affiliates do not find
out what has occurred in affiliate marketing that
day; this is important because affiliate marketing
changes daily. There are many resources for affiliate
marketers to learn about the days happenings.
The best way to learn about the changes in affiliate
marketing is by visiting forums often.
Forums provide a great resource by allowing new
affiliates to learn from the experts. New affiliates
hear and learn about the different opinions and
techniques that are used in the industry. In turn,
this information helps educate the affiliates
and helps them decide whether they agree or disagree
on the particular subject or technique. By visiting
forums often you can learn timesaving tips as
well as common mistakes that you can avoid.
Here are some of the most popular forums that
are most useful for affiliates:
· AbestWeb: http://www.abestweb.com/
Who its for: affiliate program managers
and affiliate marketers.
With over 14,000 members this is a vast pool of
knowledge that you can draw from.
· WebmasterWorld.com: http://www.webmasterworld.com/
Who its for: webmasters and marketing managers.
For all of your questions about anything having
to do with Web design, this is the place to go.
There are a lot of quality discussions that are
segmented as well as moderated.
· Search Engine Watch Forums.
Who its for: webmasters and affiliate marketers.
Here you can find discussions and questions that
deal with all aspects of search engines. Some
of the topics include: Questions on specific search
engines and directories, specific discussions
on search engine optimization and web marketing,
general search issues, and current issues.
· ReveNews.com: http://www.revenews.com/
Who its for: webmasters, affiliate program
managers, and affiliate marketers.
This site is a great location to find articles
on various topics and learn about what is news
worthy in the industry.
There are also forums strictly for affiliate
managers. Here, managers can learn about those
issues that are strictly pertinent for them, such
as keeping an affiliate program in-house or outsourcing.
You can visit http://www.10xmarketing.com/affiliate-program-management.asp
to learn more about some of the options that are
available to managers. These forums provide a
great resource to learn about the technical details
of running a program.
Forums teach valuable information about affiliate
marketing that will make help make affiliate sites
more successful. By visiting and posting often
in these forums many people become experts on
certain topics. Networking opportunities will
also arise. Many of these forums help industry
leaders form business relationships.
Forums are an amazing resource; do not overlook
them because they are vital to ones success. Since
affiliate marketing changes everyday, one should
visit them as often as you watch or read the daily
About the author:
Alex Hachtman, of 10x Marketing, wrote this article.
10x Marketing provides companies with Internet
marketing solutions that will increase consumer
visits on a regular basis, thus increasing potential
sales and revenue. Contact 10x Marketing today
for more information about your companies affiliate
program. See http://www.10xmarketing.com/res/ecommerce-affiliate-program.asp
for more information.
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