Google Analytics needs no introduction. It’s such a popular web analytics tool that it seems like everyone is using it. In April 2012, Nikesh Arora, Google’s chief business officer announced that over ten million marketers and websites use this tool to gauge how effective their online presence is. Barely a year later, in January 2013, BuiltWith’s report indicates that the number has grown tremendously to 17,586,002 websites or 57.3% of all websites using Google Analytics, including majority of the top 10,000 sites based on Alexa and Quantcast rankings. That is how popular Google Analytics is. (While writing this, it is being used on this blog too) I’m guessing you’re using Google Analytics, or perhaps thinking of installing it to your website. And why not? It’s free, it’s very useful, and it’s so easy to use. But did you know that there are also Google Analytics alternatives available? There’s at least 30 such alternatives … [Read more...] about The Top 31 Best Web Analytics Tools | Google Analytics Alternative
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Whenever I publish my income report or share how I earn money with my blog, I often use the term "affiliate marketing". Bloggers and internet marketers who have been into online marketing for years are familiar with affiliate marketing, and also with the fact that it is the most lucrative way to earn money online. In this article, I will share the basics of affiliate marketing and all the details you need to know in order to understand how affiliate marketing works. Affiliate marketing is one of the oldest forms of marketing wherein you refer someone to any online product and when that person buys the product based on your recommendation, you receive a commission. This commission varies from $1 to $10,000 depending on what product you are promoting. The most common question I hear is related to how companies track the record of who is sending the traffic and making the sales. The simple answer is with a … [Read more...] about What is Affiliate Marketing & How Does It Work?
Here at ShoutMeLoud, I am continually sharing ways in which you can earn money from your blog. One of the most effective ways is through affiliate marketing. In affiliate marketing, you choose a product related to your blog niche, create product awareness, and then when somebody buys a product using your affiliate link, you receive a referral commission from it. If you are a complete newcomer to affiliate marketing, here are some articles that will give you all the information you need to get started: Here are a few affiliate products that you can get started with: If you are already familiar with the information in the articles listed above, let’s get to work on some promotional tips for an affiliate program you may have joined. *Note: There are other promotional networks such as PPC marketing and email marketing, but in this article I am sharing tips that I use on my own blog which help me to improve my affiliate conversion. At the conclusion of this article I will also be … [Read more...] about How to Promote Affiliate Products On Your Blog
308 Would you believe that I applied for Adsense with a WAP site that didn’t have any option to put Adsense codes? Believe it or not, but it’s true. And Adsense rejected my application. Cause that application didn’t make any sense to Adsense team. That time, I didn’t have any idea about Adsense and how it works. All I knew that website owners can make money from Adsense. So I thought why not give it a try. After all, I was a proud owner of a mobile site. Like me, there are a lot of people who apply for Adsense with low-quality sites. That’s why Google became more strict on approving new Adsense accounts to maintain its quality. Getting rejected by Adsense is frustrating. After a few rejections, many new bloggers get this idea in their head that they won’t get Adsense approval ever. If you are one of them, you are not alone. And you are on the right place. In this post, I will be sharing some tips on getting Adsense accounts. Most of these tips … [Read more...] about Get Google Adsense Approval! 7 Things to Do That Work