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Beat Other Affiliate Jump Members With Advanced CPA Pages Tactic!

©2009 Doug Champigny. All Rights Reserved.

OK – If you’re a regular reader of this blog, my Internet Training Blog or our e-zines, chances are you’ve already joined the Affiliate Jump CPA Network. By now you should have watched Friday’s video on Creating Affiliate Jump CPA pages, so you know they can be set up in mere seconds, right?

Today I’m going to show you a big-dog trick to beat the other Affiliate Jump memebers, and most other affiliates making money online with CPA ads, by making your CPA pages more attractive to the search engines – and we all know how just a bit of SEO can raise your standings in the Search Engine Result Pages (SERPs) and what a difference that can make to your targeted traffic flow from the engines!

Affiliate Jump CPA Pages: The SEO Problems

On pretty much any web page that’s auto-generated and hosted for you on the new wave of Web 2.0 affiliate marketing membership services (Affiliate Jump, ClickBank Pirate, etc.), the page is ready for you to promote in seconds – but you don’t have access to the html coding for the page to do your SEO on.

Since you can’t build custom meta tags, add in custom Alt text on photos, use title tags in text links, or even do much with the anchor text on links, the SEO value of the page is the same as anyone else’s – and even lower if you’re not one of the first 5 or 10 copies of that page the search engines find. This is the case for the sample page I showed you in that first video, the Work From Home Opportunities page I built in seconds while making that video.

Now, don’t misunderstand, I still highly recommend the system, and not just because it’s already making me money. These days search engine traffic is taking it’s rightfull place in professional affiliate marketing results: just one more piece of the solution. For all but true newbies, it’s no longer the ‘Holy Grail’ of targeted traffic, however. Why just in the Total Traffic Tips webinar I did with Willie Crawford we discussed 15 different ways to drive targeted traffic using Web 2.0 sites.

So giving up the SEO benefits in exchange for Affiliate Jump’s instant CPA approvals, auto-generated ads, auto-generated CPA offer pages et al is still a great trade-off. Even if you could get accepted into tradional CPA networks, had the copywriting and design skills to put together pages they’d approve of and all the rest, this system does in minutes what it took days or weeks to accomplish on your own – just waiting for approval to start usually took days!

Affiliate Jump CPA Pages: The SEO Solutions

But now what if there was still a way to affect the SEO of your pages – minor tweaks in the areas you DO have access to? After all, it wouldn’t take much to step ahead of the pack if all the rest are the same, right? Well I have a treat for you today – a big-dog method of differentiating your pages, customizing CPA pages for better rankings in the SERPs…

Video: Advanced Customization of Affiliate Jump CPA Pages:

Pretty amazing, eh? How simple it is to add all that search engine spider bait to the page, work in a bit of pre-sell for the visitors to the page, make the offer a natural followup to a content page – and still all done in less than 5 minutes!

Here’s the new Work-at-Home Opportunities Page I created in this video – see the difference? Not tough to see why that bit of effort can have powerful SEO benefits, is it? And that bit of pre-sell leads the prospect to the ads after giving them some solid information first. If you’ve been affiliate marketing for long, you know that effective pre-sell multiplies conversion rates – and this should be no exception.

If you’re already an Affiliate Jump member, take a look in your account and decide what you want to use as your CPA offers, then before you begin, choose or write the copy you want to put above the CPA ads. DON’T make it a pitch – make it good, solid, highly-targeted & helpful information relevant to the prospects’ needs if they’re pursuing information about the CPA ads’ field of coverage. And make sure it’s unique, not unaltered PLR you got somewhere. We’re talking potential long-term SEO benefits here, so put the time in to do it right!

And if you’re not already an Affiliate Jump member, now you’re ready to join armed with knowledge to make the membership that much more advantageous to your affiliate marketing efforts. Don’t let Lady Opportunity dance merrily past you – get your Affiliate Jump membership right now and start applying your newfound big-dog tricks today!

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Build CPA Pages Quickly With Affiliate Jump

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The online marketing community is flocking to the new Affiliate Jump membership site, and with good reason! Mike Filsaime has built a great new resource that opens up Cost Per Action (CPA) marketing to the masses – until now, only those with deep pockets for professional site design had easy access to these highly-profitable income streams.

But easy access to a CPA network’s offers isn’t the only advantage offered by the new site – equally powerful, and maybe even moreso – is the ability to set up websites with targeted offers in under one minute each – yes, I said UNDER ONE MINUTE EACH!

Because I know how hard that is to believe, I’ve put together this video that shows you exactly how easy it is to build CPA sites in Affiliate Jump…

Video: Building CPA Sites in Affiliate Jump

How To Build CPA Websites In Affiliate Jump:



Affiliate Jump lets you build custom CPA pages in seconds – and
custom pages help to distinguish YOUR Affiliate Jump pages from
other members’ CPA pages. Watch how easy Affiliate Jump is!

And that really is all there is to building custom sites with your CPA marketing opportunities already on the page – and as you saw, that page is already live since Affiliate Jump does your hosting for you.

Now you’re bright enough to know right off that this isn’t the panacea amateurs are always looking for, not some big red ‘Easy Success’ button just waiting for them to push it – but it is another important step toward setting up your additional online income streams, this time through marketing CPA opportunities. But it’s still up to you to drive targeted traffic to the pages you’re about to create there – just as you’d have to if you were building a new site yourself from scratch.

The real advantage here, outside of Affiliate Jump getting you access to CPA offers you might not get into otherwise, is that the technical aspects to getting the offer built and hosted online is already taken care of for you. This leaves you to focus on the marketing of the pages – the part of this biz we all love best!

Get your Affiliate Jump account right now and get started right away – you’ll never make a cent online without taking positive, targeted action. And if you need training in how to drive targeted traffic to your new, or any, sites, be sure to pick up our multimedia Top Traffic Tips training bundle too!

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Cost Per Action, CPA Affiliate Networks and Your Affiliate Marketing Efforts

©2009 Doug Champigny. All Rights Reserved Worldwide.

CPA networks, or affiliate marketing operations based on a Cost-Per-Action model, have been around for years, even though they’re seldom discussed in the Internet Marketing arena, and just slightly more often in the affiliate marketing realm. Cost per action, also sometimes called cost per acquisition, is like most other affiliate marketing programs in that you make money from actions taken by targeted traffic your refer to the merchant’s site – but that’s where the similarity usually ends.

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In regular affiliate programs, the money you earn is a percentage of each sale you make. With CPA offers, usually you’re earning your affiliate commissions based not on sales but on other actions the merchant wants to effect. It can be downloading a free report, asking for a free sample, having free information mailed out to you, getting access to a private members’ area of a website, etc.

As you can see from the above examples, cost-per-action or cost-per-acquisition is usually modeled so that you’re getting paid for free actions taken by the traffic you refer. So if you’re firmly planted in the affiliate marketing mindset, alarm bells are probably going off in your head right now… After all, what kind of shady operation is promising to pay you commissions when you haven’t made any sales? As if they had the money to just give away like that… Yeah, right!

If that’s what you’re thinking, here’s a real surprise for you: almost without exception, these cost per action arrangements are set up by, or on behalf of, some of the biggest offline companies in the world, including insurance companies, travel companies, offshoots of international banking consortiums, etc. These very large, very dependable corporations use cost per acquisition models to get leads from targeted prospects, leads they obviously hope to convert to ongoing clients. Their lead acquisition programs are tested, tweaked, and tested again, and are some of the most closely monitored results of any online activities anywhere.

It’s very important to remember that marketing is much more mature and professional in the offline world than in most of the online world. Look at the highly-varied background of today’s Internet marketers and affiliate marketers – surprisingly few have a solid marketing background or any formal marketing education at the post-secondary level. While many are earning 6, 7 or 8 figures a year online, most couldn’t even secure a junior-level position in corporate marketing departments – especially not on an international scale.

As a result, online marketers look at what they make on each sale and offer a piece of that to their affiliates. Affiliate marketers look at the product, the conversion rate of the salespage, and the percentage offered as affiliate commissions. Everything is based on the current sale in most cases. The closest most come to a CPA model is offering 100% commissions, meaning that really they’re giving away the sale to get the lead. But again, even 100% commissions are based solely on the current sale.

High-level offline marketing, however, is based on the lifetime value of each customer and factors in the ratio of leads to sales, the average retention rate and longevity of client contracts, and the total dollars earned from the ‘average’ customer or client. While this involves a lot of research and number-crunching Internet marketers are loath to even attempt, it allows lead acquisition programs to blow online marketers out of the water in terms of payouts.

Let me give you an example: You have tested and tweaked your back-end system to convert more leads and keep customer retention high, and have a number of related services being offered to your clients on a regular basis to add to the lifetime value of each client. Your base service is $10 a month, the average client stays for four+ years, and average add-on sales over that four years runs to $600 – $150 a year. Once you know that your average client is providing as gross income of $1,080, you subtract the fulfillment costs for the services or products that client receives.
Since most businesses run these programs en masse, the fulfillment costs per individual are generally low.

When the net income per client has been established, attention turns to the ratio of leads to sales. Again, the offline world rules in most cases. Each lead will be sent automatic followups by e-mail and/or by direct mail offline. Assuming the lifetime value is high enough to warrant it, those not responding to the mailouts will then drop onto the company’s telemarketing leads list, and a live salesperson will call to close the sale. Many businesses will then discard the lead if no sale has resulted, but more advanced marketing departments don’t stop there. They’ll keep the prospect on a pre-written autoresponder course providing them with related information and further encourage them to become a client, and some will go a step further by offering them some related gift to keep them interested.

Assuming all of this has been factored in, there will probably be about $350 – $500 profit left in the average lifetime value of a customer. If they’re closing 4 out of ten leads, that then breaks down to a profit of $140 – $200 per lead received. By knowing that, they can decide to pay out $50 – $75 per lead and still have hefty profits from receiving thousands of targeted leads. While traditional affiliate marketing would pay out more over the four-year lifespan, at 30% commission of $3 per month it would take over two years to receive the same $75, and CPA marketers know most effective online marketers would rather take $75 today rather than $144 it takes 4 years to fully collect.

Newer affiliates, not used to the cost per action arena, see it as getting paid $75 to refer people to a $10 per month sale, and try to sign up in droves, often spurred on by e-books about CPA programs that tout the high earning possible from a pay-per-lead program. They don’t realize that corporations are very protective both of their brand’s image and of the quality of leads they receive – remember that the conversion ratio is one of the main factors in determining what they pay per lead. This results in as many as 90% of all applications to CPA networks being rejected, dashing the affiliate’s hopes for big CPA earnings.

In truth, without an existing track record in CPA, or very professionally-designed websites heavy in marketing psychology, most marketers will never get into the CPA networks and have a chance at earning money with cost per action opportunities. New CPA networks are coming online though that raise the bar for average marketers, providing both cost per acquisition offers and pre-designed websites shown to drive the right quality of traffic to the merchants’ sites and opt-in forms. These should finally open the cost per action field up to a great many more online marketers, finally making it a viable way for affiliate marketing businesses to make money online using the CPA model.

If increasing your cashflow from your affiliate marketing and internet marketing activities is of interest to you and you’d like to explore these new CPA networks further, here’s more information on making money with cost-per-action marketing and CPA networks.

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Clickbank Pirate just launched a little over 24 hours ago – but response has been so phenomenal they realize how badly they underpriced it – and are planning to fix that PRONTO! Right now you can join Clickbank Pirate and lock in at their launch rates: $47 for the first month and then $27 a month thereafter. But that changes tomorrow morning, August 6th at 6am Eastern. Here’s the note they just posted in our JV area:

Clickbank Pirate ends launch discount, plans 40% price increase tomorrow

Both the inital payment and the monthly rates are going up by almost 40%, to $67 initially and $37 a month thereafter.

I’m of two minds about this – first, I like my readers being able to get into these sites and get the resources for the lowest price possible, but second I want to see the resource owners making enough that it’s worth their while to keep the site updated with fresh content regularly. And I have to admit, this resource is powerful enough, to me, to be worth the membership if I had to pay $97 or even $197 a month for it – after all, it doesn’t take many Clickbank affiliate sales to cover that off each month, and that doesn’t even include what I’ll make on the CB Pirate affiliate program itself!

Think I’m kidding? Look at the math…

Pick a product from those Clickbank Pirate affiliate sales funnels they provide you with that sells for $37 a month or more and pays 50% commissions or better, earning you at least $18.50 a sale. If your combined affiliate marketing efforts just get you an average of 1 sale per day, that’s 30 sales in that month, or $555. Your first YEAR’S payments are $67 for the first month, and 11 payments of $37 – a total of $474. So as long as in ANY ONE MONTH during that first year just ONE of their funnels brings you a sale a day, that one product, in one month, has covered your annual CB Pirate investment!

And that’s with just one of the funnels – they start you off with 6 and add from there. And those calculations are based on joining after the price hike tomorrow – if you get in at the launch rate, it takes even less to break even! Now obviously I can’t say you will make that, or anything – only YOU know what you’re capable of right now, how much effort you intend to put in and how much you intend to learn about professional affiliate marketing over the next year.
My point here is that as little as 3 sales of any one product per month can keep you in the black on this one!

For affiliates, of course, this can also be good news – as the price rises, so do your Clickbank Pirate affiliate commissions paid out to you through Clickbank itself. Get regular sales going every month their and you’ve got an affiliate commissions payment coming every two weeks, paid through the most trusted name in affiliate marketing: Clickbank!

The good news for you is that every Clickbank Pirate member is automatically enrolled in their affiliate program, and full resources are provided to help you make money on that end of this site as well – after all, the more you make referring new members the more they make too, so it’s in their best interest to help you sell more memberships every month.

So, lets cut to the chase here… Do I honestly think the Clickbank Pirate site is worth joining and worth promoting as an affiliate? No matter what I say people burned by others won’t accept it, so lit’s pretend you’re from Missouri and show you… Here’s how much time and effort I feel it’s worth ME putting into promoting Clickbank Pirate as an affiliate:

1) The links in this post are, of course, affiliate links.

2) Other blog posts I’ve done promoting Clickbank Pirate:

4 other blog posts and 3 videos on thisaffiliate marketing blog.
3 blog posts on my Internet marketing blog.
2 blog posts on my Clickbank Marketing blog.
2 blog posts on my Marketing BlogZine.
1 blog post on my Advanced Twitter Marketing blog.

3) Promotional videos created and uploaded to Simple-Clickbank-Profits.com, YouTube, Bebo and Motion Box.

4) New report entitled ‘Clickbank For Newbies‘ published and being given away for free; both the squeeze page followup pages and the report itself have ads for ClickBank Pirate prominently included.

5) Various tweets about Clickbank Pirate on both my @SuperAffil and @CaptnAffiliate accounts.

You see, unlike a lot of the ‘experts’ today, I walk the walk before I talk the talk. So far I’ve invested the time to do 13 blog posts, create 3 videos and upload them to a total of 5 different sites, published a new report and built the squeeze and follow-up pages, tweeted the links and e-mailed our opt-in lists a few times. And the site is only 32 hours old so far… longer-term strategies like article marketing will be brought into play next.

Mind you, this also shows why I say the amount of effort you put in plays a huge role in what you make from affiliate marketing – if you do any less than what I’ve shown there, don’t expect to get anywhere near the same results I do – and keep in mind that I’ve been in marketing & advertising for about 30 years now, offline and now online for the past 12 years.

But I’m not asking for your faith based on my extensive credentials, but based on actually seeing me DO exactly what I always suggest to you. Anytime you wonder whether an affiliate marketer is giving you the straight goods or just looking to make a buck off you, look around to see if THEY are doing what they suggest YOU do. The Captain may not reveal EVERY trick or tactic he uses outside of his high-end mentoring, but for every suggestion I DO make on how to promote affiliate opportunities it’s always easy for find examples of me doing them too!

So when I say you should be promoting Clickbank Pirate and the affiliate funnels you get with your membership, know that I’m right there in the trenches with you, both guiding your efforts and putting in the grunt time myself! 🙂

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Clickbank Pirate launched 18 hours ago, and their servers bogged down all day under the weight of so many smart affiliate marketers charging to the site to join – it even broke down a couple of times, but was brought back up by their great staff in short order…

Being a super-affiliate, it should come as no surprise to you that I spoke to the site’s owners, Cindy Battye and Soren Jordansen, a few weeks before launch to get the inside information, and with what I saw I began promoting it as soon as they’d let me, at the start of the pre-launch. In my personal and probably biased opinion, it’s that good an affiliate marketing resource, and since it all revolves around Clickbank products I knew affiliates would love it. It even uses Clickbank itself, so affiliates know there’s no worry over being paid on time – Clickbank has never missed a single affiliate commission payment in it’s 10 years online!

A lot of other big names jumped on board for the launch too, some doing a lot better than I did but most not as well, since they had other launches to promote while I focused on bringing you what I felt would do you the most good – Clickbank Pirate. And as a targeted traffic expert, I was well rewarded for my efforts, bringing in commissions well into 3 digits in the first 12 hours the site was open. And the beauty of it is that those commissions are already sitting in my Clickbank account!

And now that it IS open, I suggest you get your Clickbank Pirate membership right now, and go look at their affiliate program with an eye to choosing which affiliate resources YOU’RE going to use to promote the site. They have a lot of them there, and you’ll probably want to create more yourself if only to help differentiate yourself from other CB Pirate affiliates. Now don’t misunderstand, my results sure aren’t typical, and you may make more, less, or even not make anything at all. Only use my results to see the site CAN make money for affiliates – how much others make as Clickbank Pirate affiliates depends mostly on them, they’re experience, background, effort, focus, etc. etc. If you’ve been doing affiliate marketing for any length of time, you know results vary from person to person and even from promotion to promotion for one affiliate. Even I and my super-affiliate buddies have made a killing on some and completely flopped with others…

I’m assuming the following scenario based on my 12 years online full-time to this point: most of the big dogs will now move on to the next big joint venture, and most of the new Clickbank Pirate members will focus mostly on the great affiliate funnels they get each month, since everything but driving traffic is already done for them. If that’s the case, you should have a pretty good field for marketing the CB Pirate program itself. I know I intend to go on promoting it regularly instead of simply pocketing my launch commissions and moving on…

Why? Because I think it’s the best there is at what it does, and that my readers, mostly affiliate marketers, can do well with it. When I find the best resource in any area, it’s my self-imposed duty to get that information to as many people who will benefit from it as I can. I do the same with Hosting For Marketers because of their web hosting, autoresponder and affiliate program package, Jeff Dedrick’s Viral E-book Explosion becuase of their free brandable e-books, and Socrates Socratous’ Resell Rights Fortunes because it’s the most advanced and easiest to profit from resell rights membership site. In fact, even mentioning them here is part of the Captain’s affiliate marketing strategy, since all use my affiliate links – as they should.

All 4 get another star too, since the affiliate programs for them can all result in residual commissions, allowing a successful marketer to build his commissions from them over time – and the Clickbank Pirate affilates can do the same!

CB Pirate affiliates also have the benefit of being able to push their affiliate funnels they get each month too, of course, which can boost their earnings that much more if they get good enough at it.

And as always, if you’re going to seriously promote the site, be sure to set up your own funnel for it – a free download & squeeze page and then follow up with your message. You can see my funnel, and download my new Clickbank For Newbies here.

Go on over to the site now, and become one of the Clickbank Pirate affiliates and members – you’ll see the affiliate resources link as soon as you log into your members’ area. And if you have any questions about promoting the site, leave a comment below, ok? The Captain’s here for you… 🙂

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Clickbank Pirate has just launched, making it simpler to start earning money with Clickbank than just about any other affiliate marketing opportunity online. Since the program is also perfect for newbies, it’s generated a lof of new interest in the Clickbank Marketplace amongst the affiliate marketing community.

In the e-mail I receive from my e-zine subscribers and Twitter followers, Clickbank seldom came up until the pre-launch started for Clickbank Pirate, which opened to the public today. Now, after my blog posts about Clickbank Pirate here, here and here, my blog readers have joined in asking about Clickbank…

So, to help them, you and the rest of my readers, I’ve released Clickbank For Newbies, a complete starter guide to using Clickbank either as an affiliate or as a merchant. And to make sure it’s available to everyone who could use it, I’m letting everyone download this guide to Clickbank for free – for the moment. Once I have some testimonials for the e-book & feel the early action-takers like yourself have grabbed their copy, it’ll become a paid product – available to download only for a fee.

Make sure you download Clickbank For Newbies right now – click through right now to see if it’s still available for free! If it isn’t, it will still be available at a fair price on our Training For Newbies site, ok? But hopefully you’re reading this in time to download it for free!

Download and read the e-book, then let me know if you have any questions, ok? While I may not be able to answer every question individually, I WILL provide the answers on my Clickbank Blog so that others with the same question can see the answers too, ok?

I do have one favor to ask of you today, though – since I’m letting you have this powerful guide, Clickbank For Newbies, for free, would you mind tweeting this post so your own Twitter followers have a chance at it too? Thanks so much – just click here to tweet this post! 🙂

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ClickBank Pirate Affiliate Marketing Blogs Announced
©2009 Doug Champigny. All rights reserved.

It was announced today that the Clickbank Pirate memberships will include 1-touch affiliate marketing blogs as a standard member’s feature when Clickbank Pirate launches Tuesday, August 4, 2009 at 11am Eastern. In this video, Doug Champigny, AKA Captain Affiliate, gives a quick sneak peek video tour of the new affiliate marketing blogs from Clickbank Pirate:


(View The Clickbank Pirate Affiliate Marketing Blogs Video at full size.)

Clickbank Pirate is so impressive, as soon as I was granted early access to the members’ area I agreed to participate in the launch JV – and since this is an affiliate marketing training blog, you already know every link to their site is an affiliate link (After all, if I wasn’t affiliate marketing non-stop, what would qualify me to be your affiliate marketing mentor? 😉 ). But that gives you an idea of how strong the backend is on this puppy – I’ve yet to see an affiliate marketing site that I think measures up to Clickbank Pirate in terms of making it push-button simple for affiliates to handle all of the technical aspects of an affiliate sales funnel – for all intents and purposes, all that’s left for a Clickbank Pirate member to do is generate targeted traffic into their funnel…

Blogging For Affiliates: Post, Ping Tweet – Rinse & Repeat!

And now, with the announcement of these push-button affiliate marketing blogs, even the task of driving targeted traffic became somewhat easier – post to your blog including a link to your squeeze page, ping it and start tweeting the link on Twitter. Do another post, ping it, tweet it on Twitter. Post, ping, tweet – rinse & repeat! Clickbank Pirate sure makes affiliate marketing easier, doesn’t it?

Plus, your Clickbank Pirate affiliate marketing blog already has your affiliate ads embedded on each page, as you saw in the video above. Even if that’s all that was involved in Clickbank Pirate it would still be worth what little they’re asking for membership when the doors open August 4th – but that’s just one very small part of it! I’d be disappointed if I thought anyone reading this, or hearing of Clcikbank Pirate elsewhere, didn’t join upon launch if they have any intention of making money online or starting a work-at-home business full or part time.

Think about it… If one is new to affiliate marketing, this saves thm having to learn how to set up squeeze pages, set up autoresponders, write the follow-up e-courses, build their pre-sell pages and now even having to set up & optimize their own blogs! It takes months, sometimes years for a newbie to learn how to do all that, time that they aren’t earning what they could be and should be. Clickbank Pirate lets them have all that within 48 hours of becoming a member!

But there’s another reason I’m so fired up about Clickbank Pirate, besides making it easier for you, my affiliate marketing students, to start making money online and make money so much faster… For super-affiliates like the Captain and other seasoned marketers who already know how to do all that, this system lets us skip those steps, saving us both time and either effort or outsourcing costs and letting us focus on the part of the biz we love best – MAKING MONEY! 🙂

You see, for a real Type-A personality marketer, it’s the marketing we love – and the perks it brings when you’re so good at it. Sure, we know the technical junk is part of that success, so we do it – it’s a big part of what keeps us ahead of the rest of the pack. And don’t ever doubt it – if you’re not the lead dog, the view never changes! But this way we can stick to promoting our new Clickbank Pirate affiliate marketing funnels – blogging, tweeting, e-mailing, creating and distributing articles, videos, podcasts, press releases – all the true online marketing tactics and techniques.

And saving time by skipping the tech headaches helps us refine our skills too, since we’re spending a greater amount of time actually marketing. Plus our strategizing will improve, since our mindset stays locked on the marketing. If you’ve been affiliate marketing for any length of timed building your own sales funnels, you know that doing design, coding, FTPing, installing blogs etc requires an entirely different mindset – a headset of slower action, more attention to tedious details, greater frustrations – all of which means it takes longer to get back into your success groove when you get to return to your marketing activities.

How often has a great promotional strategy hit while you were marketing, only to be forgotten while you set up the next piece of virtual real estate? How often have you agonized over whether the article you just wrote should be submitted, used on your blog or put into your autoresponder followup? Or had a great idea for an e-mail, only to realize you already covered that topic in your e-course?

Well no more – now that the e-course, squeeze page and salespage are already completed for you, EVERY idea you come up with can be acted on immediately, put to proper use in your marketing effort! If you’re still not completely frothing ast the mouth to get in there, you need to stop and think… How much time have you spent writing your followup campaigns? How frustrated have you been trying to perfect your squeeze pages and get the autoresponder & followup pages in place? How much time have you lost worrying your salespage or pre-sell page into a suitable state – and what was the conversion rate on it when you were done??? And now for the biggie – if that time had been spent simply driving targeted traffic to professionally built squeeze pages and pre-sell pages, how much more would you have earned in the past year?

OK – so we both know this service is easily worth a few hundred a month minimum. But fortunately for us both, it’s not going to be anywhere near that high – in fact just a few affiliate sales through the Clickbank Pirate system each month keeps us in the black, and everything beyond that is profit, baby!

I could still go on and on – but before the Captain starts gushing like a virgin first mate, head on over to the Clickbank Pirate site and set sail on your own success voyage – just remember to bookmark this site and our sister site, Simple-Clickbank-Profits.com, for a stream of ongoing help in refining your affiliate marketing skills and keeping on the bleeding edge of affiliate marketing in general. Go on now – there’s nothing the captain would like better than seeing you pull into port a year from now riding your own success, mooring alongside us on our infrequent dockings at the port of the offline world!

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ClickBank Pirate is set to launch on Tuesday, making affiliate marketing through the ClickBank digital downloads marketplace mush easier for newer affiliate marketers and much faster for experienced marketers and super-affiliates. This has resulted in my setting up a sister blog to Captain-Affiliate.com called Simple ClickBank Profits to provide additional related affiliate marketing training and resources to members of ClickBank Pirate.


ClickBank Pirate will be an affiliate marketing no-brainer must-have in every affiliate marketer’s online arsenal of professional tools and resources. Successful affiliate marketing now requires a complete sales funnel for each main product the marketer is promoting, including those from ClickBank. ClickBank Pirate will design, create and host these funnels for their members, covering some of the most popular ClickBank products. This removes all the technical skill requirements from the members’ activities, leaving them free to focus on the most important, and most enjoyable, part of our industry – the actual marketing!

While I have been mentoring you on affiliate marketing here on the Captain Affiliate blog and will continue to do so, ClickBank is big enough and unique enough to warrant it’s own training blog, so that’s why I set up the Simple ClickBank Profits Affiliate Marketing Training blog. Don’t misunderstand the title of the blog – using the information presented there will make affiliate mmarketing the ClickBank products simple when used with the ClickBank Pirate system, but there will still be a lot of effort required on your part. You still need to put in just as much effort, but the processess involved will be much simpler.

This is great news for you – you’ve never shied away from putting in the effort, so now you have the opportunity to get better results faster from your same affiliate marketing time and effort. Just as you surpass the results of those who don’t put in as much effort as you currently, ClickBank Pirate can increase that gulf exponentially!

So until launch on Tuesday, you have three simple steps to follow now:

  1. Sign up for Free to the ClickBank Pirate Notification List
  2. Read The Posts on the Simple ClickBank Profits Blog & Bookmark the Blog or Grab the RSS Feed
  3. Be Sure You Have An Affiliate Account At ClickBank and that All Your Information there is Current.

See? I told you each step will be simple! ClickBank Pirate and ClickBank Affiliate Marketing Training from Captain Affiliate – What a Team! 🙂

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