Recently I read a comment from my friend Jim Woods. He mentioned the concern that many people have – affiliate “overlap,” as he called it, or affiliate saturation. Basically, he said he was on several people’s lists who would be promoting Jeff Goins’ Tribe Writers launch at the same time and wondered about subscriber fatigue, lower email open rates, and even unsubscribes. In today’s video, I share two things to remember about the myth of affiliate saturation and one way that IF it happens, it could work to your benefit.
How do you build a blog from nothing to more than 100,000 readers in less 18 months? Answer: You follow exactly what Jeff Goins teaches in his Tribe Writers course. It’s launching again this October and it’s going to be his biggest launch yet!
Tribe Writers is best-selling author Jeff Goins’ online course for those who are serious about to honing their message, building an audience, and getting published.
So, you’ve written the book and now you’re all excited to launch it. But you realize that you just don’t have that many people promoting it. You want affiliates for your book launch. How do you get them? That is what this post is about.
I’ve been fortunate to have worked on tons of book launches for awesome people like Lewis Howes, Brian Tracy, Ray Edwards and Jeff Goins, whose book launch for his new book, Real Artists Don’t Starve just finished this week.
It’s easy to think that you have to have tens or hundreds of thousands of people on your email list to get on the leaderboard of your next affiliate promotion. That is simply not true. Today I share my takeaways from a conversation I had with my friend Matthew Loomis about how he finished SECOND in a recent launch — outperforming people with lists 2 or 3 times bigger than his.
Last year Matthew Loomis surprised everyone (I’ll admit it…including me) when he finished second during the Fall 2016 Tribe Writers launch. For his list size, he GREATLY outperformed his list size — beating out affiliates with much larger lists.
If you are running an affiliate program, it is your responsibility to make sure your partners have everything they need. And I mean everything. But what are the most important things you can provide your affiliates? Here are seven must-provide resources.
Kelly McCausey from SoloSmarts.com recently emailed me to ask:
What happens when you get some of the best minds in the online marketing and platform building world together in one room? I’ll tell you…50+ pages of notes, lasting friendships, and tons of great ideas. That’s the power of a great event, like Jeff Goins’ Tribe Conference earlier this year.
Better late than never, right?
Over the years, I’ve found one of the secrets to affiliate program success. It’s right up there with knowing the right people, having great conversions, and copywriting. It’s the F-word…fun, that is. Get your mind out of the gutter. Affiliate programs should be fun. For your affiliates and for you.
A few weeks ago, during Jeff Goins’ recent Tribe Writers launch, I had an interesting discussion with Jeff’s operations manager, Kyle Young. He said to me, “I want this launch to be so fun for our affiliates that they’ll tell everyone about it and beg to promote again.”
Have you ever felt like you have nothing to offer the world? That you don’t have a product or business inside of you…or even a story? That’s how a reader named Debbie felt until I shared this advice with her:
A new reader named Debbie recently wrote this to me:
If you’re looking for some awesome affiliate launches to promote over the next six months, look no further. We’ve got the top ten affiliate launches for July-December all in one place.
The following launches are in chronological order.
NOTE: Application to any of the following programs is no guarantee of acceptance. Some programs have stricter rules than others.