Episode #466
What Neil & Eric Think About Affiliate Marketing
November 09, 2017

In Episode #466, Eric and Neil discuss what they think about affiliate marketing. Tune in to learn the pros and cons of affiliate marketing and why both Eric and Neil LOVE it.

Time Stamped Show Notes:

  • 00:27 – Today’s topic: What Neil & Eric Think About Affiliate Marketing
  • 00:35 – In general, Eric thinks that you are at a disadvantage if you start with affiliate marketing early
    • 00:40 – You’re collecting a percentage of the sales, so you need to perform up to 5x times better than the advertisers
    • 00:53 – Having a service or building a product is better/easier
  • 01:11 – Neil loves affiliate marketing
    • 01:28 – Neil would love affiliate people to work for him
    • 01:38 – They figure out ways to make things happen
  • 01:45 – Affiliate marketing is one of the best ways to learn about the market
  • 02:12 – Eric loves affiliate marketers, but thinks of the long-term
  • 02:25 – Check out affiliate marketer conferences and network
  • 02:53 – Going to black hat SEO sites will let you know what people are up to
  • 03:20 – Marketing School is giving away 90-day FREE trial to Crazy Egg which is a visual analytics tool
  • 03:38 – That’s it for today’s episode!

3 Key Points:

  1. Getting into affiliate marketing will push you to perform better than the advertisers.
  2. Affiliate marketers figure out ways to make things happen and are always learning.
  3. Learning black hat SEO and doing it the white hat way can make you a better affiliate marketer.

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