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Rivers Corbett, MBA is an award winning entrepreneur, speaker, and author of "13 Fears of Entrepreneurs" He has received numerous business honors including Entrepreneur of the Year, Canada's Hottest Start-ups List and Canada's Fastest Growing Companies list through Profit magazine and most recently recognized as one of Canada's 10 Mentor RockStars.. Rivers is presently a member of Startup Canada's National Advisory Council, founding entrepreneur of StartUP Fredericton & the "Entrepreneur in Residence" at the University of New Brunswick. His real joy and expertise is being a StartUP Advisor and "zagging while everyone else zigs" his two newest businesses ventures the Relish Gourmet Burgers restaurant chain and TheRockStar StartUP for StartUP entrepreneurs. Oh... he is also the leader of a team of over 25 chefs through his other company The Chef Group. Not bad for a guy who hates to cook. Always looking for a new idea to help businesses' succeed...this is his newest marketing discovery for StartUPs The Lyoness Advantage. "Rivers is a 21st century entrepreneur, he's the one to watch" - Jim Gilbert: Canada's Huggable Car Dealer!

Monday, September 22, 2008

How TO Beat the most dreaded AFFILIATE MARKETING disasters.

The term 'affiliate marketing' refers to a practice of any Internet based marketing where a certain firm/business compensates affiliate/s for a certain project. Typically, affiliate marketing involves social networking, SEO or search engine optimization, e-mail marketing, program management outsourcing, and a whole bunch of cyber advertising to promote a company's products and services. It is said that the first innovators of affiliate marketing is the company named 'Cybererotica. With its pay per click program or some call it cost per click program, they were very successful in the adult industry. Since then, e-commerce became an integral part in most businesses, revolutionizing the corporate world. Affiliate Marketing can also be a sort of revenue sharing venture between a website owner and an online merchant. The direct deployment of a business' products and services on cyberspace can be a very helpful tool in increasing client base and sales output. In most cases, the website owner places advertisements on the website to help make the online merchant products/services more 'marketable'. Using appropriate web tools such as social networking, SEO, to name a few; the website owner attracts people to visit the website and eventually make them potential customers. In exchange, the online merchant shares the profit to the website owner.

There are a number of ways in earning through affiliate marketing. The most popular ones are the following: 1.) pay per click program, a type of search marketing where a certain amount of money is deposited to the affiliate's account everytime a potential prospect 'clicks' the merchant's ad; 2.) pay per sale – a type of cybermarketing where an affiliate receives commission everytime a sale is made as a result of the advertising and; 3.) pay per lead – an amount of money is deposited in the affiliate's account everytime a prospect registers to the website.

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Rivers Corbett

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