5 Types of Blog Posts You Can Write with Affiliate Links (+ Free Tip Sheet)

I firmly believe that most, if not all, bloggers should prioritize affiliate marketing and attempt to make it one of their leading sources of blogging income. One of the main reasons I believe this is because the amount of money you make is almost entirely based on the work you do. You don’t have to wait around for advertisers or sponsors to want to work with you. Instead, whether your fanbase is large or small, you can sell to the readers

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The Best ShareaSale Merchants for Bloggers

When it comes to blogger-friendly affiliate networks, ShareaSale is at the very top. The network itself and many of the merchants who use ShareaSale value their blogger partnerships more than you will see at most other affiliate networks. ShareaSale, for instance, puts out a quarterly catalog of merchants that are seasonally appropriate, along with ways you might use them in your content. They also hold a yearly conference, ShareaSale Think Tank, that costs just $50 (including hotel but excluding flights and some

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The Best Affiliate Networks for New Bloggers

Affiliate marketing can be confusing at first, especially if you’re a new blogger. You’re already trying to learn the ropes of your preferred blogging platform, trying to make it look the way you want, setting up the plug-ins, publicizing yourself on every social media outlet possible, and trying to find readers. There’s a lot to do and adding one more thing on the list might seem overwhelming. While some aspects of monetizing your blog may not be possible on day

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It’s 5 O’Clock Somewhere: Wine Affiliate Programs for Bloggers

Here’s a not-so-secret secret: When it comes to working with bloggers, wine affiliate programs can be pretty generous both in terms of commissions and partnering with bloggers to facilitate reviews. There are so many different types of wines in the world and so many different types of wine clubs that it can be hard to distinguish between all of them. If you post about wine on your blog – or are interested in posting about wine – it may be

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Spook-tacular Halloween Costume Affiliate Programs for Bloggers

Welcome to Q4, bloggers! If you haven’t already read it, get caught up on how to make money during Q4 by taking advantage of all of the sales and promotions that retailers are offering, and the shopping that everyone is doing, to put some extra cash in your pockets. First up in the Q4 craziness? Halloween! Halloween is BIG business for retailers, although the timeframe is typically pretty short. Many people buy one new costume a year – especially if

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