For all that YouTube is, and isn’t, it’s still a potentially lucrative method to monetize content. To support your goals and help you thrive/survive, TubeBuddy offers a robust app for planning, strategizing, and growing a channel. Its free browser extension (Chrome, Firefox, and Opera) features many tools for productivity, keyword research, tags, bulk processing, analytics, and more. Its web app provides dashboards and charts for various video and channel metrics. Many features are free to access, while others are available through paid plans. TubeBuddy is a YouTube certified app.
Success in affiliate marketing partly depends on how much a program pays. Therefore, you should consider the commission rate of each affiliate program. I tend to promote high-paying merchants that pay at least 30 percent or $50 per sale. If I sell $100,000 worth of goods, I’ll earn $30,000, for example. By contrast, if I focus on too many programs that pay low or single-digit commission rates, I’ll never achieve my income goals. For instance, at a 5 percent commission rate, I would make $5,000 per $100,000 sold.
It may seem obvious to promote programs that pay well. However, I see many affiliates painstakingly market low-paying programs, for example, Amazon Associates, which tops out at 10 percent.
Before financial technology start-ups became all the rage, there was TransferWise. In 2011, TransferWise launched to disrupt the money transfer sector, which it has. It enables people to send and receive money–internationally and locally–at mid-market exchange rates and low fees. All costs are known upfront and guaranteed (up to 48 hours). By contrast, many money transfer companies and banks markup exchange rates and charge high fees. Some even hide their pricing details in their terms and conditions.
TransferWise customers can hold 40+ currencies and get bank account details for the US, UK, Eurozone, Australia, and New Zealand through a “borderless” multi-currency account. A debit Mastercard is also available in some regions.
Over the past few years, bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies have surged in search engine queries and the public interest. A growing desire for all things blockchain and digital currency has produced many exchanges, applications, products, and services. The appetite to trade cryptocurrencies has increased as well. However, making money with bitcoin and cryptos aren’t limited to only buying and selling them.
Many crypto exchanges and SaaS companies utilize affiliate marketing programs to grow their users, trading volumes, and sales. An affiliate program compensates publishers (bloggers, YouTubers, and influencers) for sending traffic to a merchant’s site.