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Hello, just checking in.

Posted: Mon 21 Aug, 2006 4:35 pm
by ticktheclock
Hello, I have just found this place, I assumed there would be a network of affiliate marketers in NZ.

Well, I am just graduating to this world of AM.

I have been online making and losing money for 3-4 years, but doing other stuff, most latterly autosurfing, but there are simply too many scams now to make that scene viable.

I have been aware for a while now of people making legit incomes with google adwords etc, and it has always been in the back of my mind.

I'm glad I found this place. I've just found our that Clickbank is cheap and unreliable! That was exactly what I was thinking...I kind of think there's a place waiting to be found that the select few are using etc.

I think I will check out commisison junction now.

Posted: Thu 24 Aug, 2006 2:12 am
by Nick
Helleo ticktheclock

Yup, Clickbank is absolutely hopeless....and there is a few more like that sadly too.

What country are you interested in targetting with your site(s). Maybe I can let you know some of the ones that I am using and found to be opf quality.


Online & Affiliate Marketing Consultant

Posted: Mon 18 Sep, 2006 8:24 pm
by jean drew
Hi there,

Glad I found you guys.

I'm a newbie trying to find my way around affiliate sites.

Hope to learn a lot more before I start.

Would you recommend any of the books on the market?

Jean, Auckland

Posted: Tue 19 Sep, 2006 2:36 am
by Nick
Hello Jean,

Don't waste your money on books on Affiliate Marketing - there's too much free info available online. Search for Affiliate Marketing Forums and similar sites.

If it's a book you particularly want, send me a Private Message with your email address and I'll send you one written by a friend of mine a couple of years ago.

...and don't be afraid to come back and ask questions.

All the best


Posted: Mon 25 Sep, 2006 7:45 pm
by ranza

Whats the story with Clickbank being unreliable?
I have been using Clickbank for a while now and havnt had any trouble with them.

I found CJ (commission Junction) quite good as well so far.



Posted: Mon 02 Oct, 2006 1:24 pm
by Nick
My previous comments about ClickBank, relate mainly to the merchants rather than ClickBank itself. And my comments are only based on my own experiences 1998 - 2001.

I find that very few substantial merchants use them. Instead they are often merchants looking for a cheap entry into Affiliate Marketing. And where anyone ever tries to go down the cheapie route, they seldom really value what comes out of it. For example if you pay $20,000 for one car and $5 for another, which car do you look after better. When comparing this to the AM situation, I have found that those merchants that use the more established (and more expensive) AM Networks usually put a lot more time and effort into their Affiliate relationships. As a result there is usually a much greater security for the Affiliate - especially when it comes to being paid.

But hey - thats only my experience.



Posted: Sat 21 Oct, 2006 5:31 pm
by lazykiwi
A lot of merchants on ClickBank may be unreliable BUT there are still hundreds and even thousands of very good products at CB. I credit a lot of my early Affiliate Marketing successes to products bought from CB – but that’s just my opinion/experience.

Posted: Tue 24 Oct, 2006 11:58 am
by Nick
Completely agree about the range of products but then again I want to be reliably paid if I am responsible for them being sold.