James Bachini

CPA

  • Direct Linking | How To Set Up Quick Affiliate Campaigns 🏹

    Direct Linking | How To Set Up Quick Affiliate Campaigns 🏹

    In this article we look at how direct linking affiliate offers works including a real world campaign setup video. What Is Direct Linking? Benefits Of Direct Linking Finding Affiliate Offers Finding A Traffic Source Testing & Initial Results Optimizing Direct Link Campaigns Scaling Up Affiliate Campaigns 3 Tips For Direct Linking Video Example Direct Linking […]

  • How To Monetise Your Website | 8 Ways To Make Money Online 💰

    How To Monetise Your Website | 8 Ways To Make Money Online 💰

    This article is part of a free online course where you can learn digital marketing. The following 8 methods are the most effective ways to monetise your website. Banner Ads Affiliate Marketing Accept Donations Consulting Merchandise Sponsored Content / Links / Shoutouts Creating Digital Products Selling The Site The Passive Income Spectrum 8 Ways To […]

  • Micro Conversions | Complete Guide To Optimising & Scaling With Micro Conversions

    Micro Conversions | Complete Guide To Optimising & Scaling With Micro Conversions

    What are micro conversions? Micro conversions are minor events such as clicks and scrolls that we can use to track visitor behaviour and optimise advertising and landing pages faster. They are generally not directly linked to key performance indicators for an advertising campaign but can be used to scale (increase traffic volumes) more effectively. James […]

  • How to choose offers from an affiliate network

    How to choose offers from an affiliate network

    The most useful bit of information you can get from your affiliate manager is what offers are running the most volume. This is the only data I ever ask AM’s for because it tells me in no uncertain terms what is competitive on the network at the moment. AM’s are notorious for bombarding us with […]

  • Problems with running traffic to CPA affiliate networks

    Problems with running traffic to CPA affiliate networks

    OK this might be a bit of an eye opener for anyone running traffic to CPA networks. This is obviously a negative post about some pet hates but there is a place for networks in the industry and they have their uses for sure which I’ll go through at the end. CPA networks have “internal […]

  • How To Optimise Online Affiliate Marketing Campaigns

    How To Optimise Online Affiliate Marketing Campaigns

    This is going to be another long post about a seemingly boring topic of optimisation. If you ask a hundred affiliates how they optimise a campaign 90% of them will tell you they just get a feel for it. Very few affiliates actually have a set process or mathematical formula they use when optimising. Whether […]

  • How Groupon’s landing page has evolved in two years

    In 2012 Groupon was at the cutting edge of performance marketing. They had big budgets and were doing big business with affiliates. I thought it would be interesting to analyse a landing page from back then and then one they use today. The lander actually reminds me a bit of some of the dating landing […]

  • Matomy Media Group

    So you think you’ve made it in the performance marketing space? Check out the figures in Matomy’s interim report for a humbling come back down to earth: http://otp.investis.com/clients/uk/matomy/rns/regulatory-story.aspx?cid=813&newsid=441656 Overview of results ($ millions) H1 2014 GAAP H1 2013 GAAP Change GAAP Revenue 107.6 97.3 11% Gross profit 28.8 25.6 13% Operating profit 6.5 4.6 42% […]

  • Why postback pixels aren’t good enough

    What is it with the increase in use with global postbacks? This is where you send the network an id and they send it back to you if it converts. It seems that some affiliates are actually using this type of tracking and optimising on a single tracking system. For the love of god can […]

  • How not to do maintenance

    This was from an affiliate programme for a site which used to have an Alexa top 500 listing!