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Jim.am Acquired

Jim.am Acquired

With more than just a slight nod of the head to my favourite online marketing blog MrGreen.am I have moved the blog away from the business website to jim.am OK 3rd best might be a little bit of an exageration but if I can get the content flowing and get some interest I think it might get there. Hell if [email protected] doesn’t start updating his site some time soon we...

In-Text Advertising

In-Text Advertising

In-text advertising is a form of contextual advertising which is normally served on a cost per click basis. Targeted keywords are turned into links which drive traffic to your offers and landing pages. See below for an example: Alot of these type of ads are served on blogs and content sites so the quality of traffic can be quite high due to nature of visitors coming indirectly from the search...

Tracking CPS Networks With Prosper202 and CPV Lab

Tracking CPS Networks With Prosper202 and CPV Lab

In the UK alot of affiliate marketing is done through cost per sale networks. The big ones being Tradedoubler and Affiliate Window. Here is how to integrate their backend systems with a performance based tracking system such as prosper202. TradeDoubler add &epi=[[subid]] Affiliate Window add &clickref=[[subid]] Affiliate Future add &tracking=[[subid]] Commission Junction add &sid=[[subid]] nb.it may need to be ?sid=[[subid]] if no other dynamic vars are in url Google Affiliate...

Prosper 202 Mods 2012

Prosper 202 Mods 2012

Prosper202 mods 1) increase session life – stops it logging you out every five minutes when you are trying to work add the following line just before session_start(); in 202-config/connect.php ini_set(‘session.gc_maxlifetime’,99999); 2) bypass adverts on first page – bit naughty but I prefer to jump straight into the spy section to see whats been going on. edit 202-login.php line 80: header(‘location: /202-account’);  to   header(‘location: /tracking202’); or /tracking202/spy/ 3) Change $...

Spying on Mobile Ads from Firefox

Spying on Mobile Ads from Firefox

If you want to know what ads are running on a mobile site anywhere in the world you can do this with Firefox without going anywhere near a mobile device. Simply download the following add-ons: User Agent Switcher Modify Headers Simply select the device you want to “look through” in User agent switcher and then grab a http user agent and paste it into Modify headers. User agents can be...

Big Thank You To Neverblue for Out of Bounds Dominican Republic

Big Thank You To Neverblue for Out of Bounds Dominican Republic

Just like to say a big thank you to Neverblue for organising Out of Bounds Dominican Republic. It was an amazing experience to be surrounded by like minded people and have all the luxuries the Neverblue team laid on. Sun Rise Punta Canna 2012 My main takeaways from the trip were:- Mobile advertising is expanding with more and more affiliates jumping on the band wagon Dating and daily deals still...

Translation Options When Advertising Abroad

Translation Options When Advertising Abroad

When scaling successful campaigns to different countries the biggest stumbling block can be the language barrier. Unless you are a fluent or have a babelfish at hand the chances are that you are going to need some help to translate your ad copy. There are a number of options and we have outlined each below in order of cost vs quality.   Google Translate – The cheap and quick solution...

Google confirms SEO value in Plus One

Google confirms SEO value in Plus One

The following snippet was displayed in our Adsense account this morning: Does this mean the plus one is affecting searches carried out by people socially linked to your gmail account or does it mean there is a global SEO value in plus ones. Probably both so why isn’t the plus one button as widely spread around the web like the like button… Also how would a plus one help a...

Custom Facebook Share and Twitter Tweet Buttons as WordPress Widget

Custom Facebook Share and Twitter Tweet Buttons as WordPress Widget

The following is the php code to make your own dynamic Facebook share and Twitter tweet buttons. Just place the images in the root directory and install the Samsarin PHP widget. Copy this code into a Samsarin Php widget and drag it to your sidebar. <a target=”_blank” href=”http://www.facebook.com/sharer.php?u=<?php echo “http://” . $_SERVER[‘HTTP_HOST’]  . $_SERVER[‘REQUEST_URI’]; ?>”><img src=”/share-facebook.png” alt=”Share on Facebook” border=”0″ /></a> <br /> <a title=”Share on Twitter” href=”http://twitter.com/share?_=1292093673417&amp;count=horizontal&amp;original_referer=<?php echo “http://”...

Using Adsense Section Targeting

Using Adsense Section Targeting

If you are getting lots of Groupon and Three ads on your adsense niche site the chances are it isn’t optimised correctly. By simply writing a short, keyword rich, snippet of what your site is about and surrounding it in the following tags you can manipulate which ads are shown. <!– google_ad_section_start –> Jet internet marketing is a leading UK resource for direct response marketers and affiliates. Find information and...