Anybody here into Internet Marketing?

Discussion in 'Other Off Topic Forum' started by tsiawd1028, Jun 20, 2008.

  1. tsiawd1028

    tsiawd1028 Rookie

    Jul 11, 2005
    Just curious, IF anyone here makes a living, with affliate marketing, Ppc, or cpa?
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  3. CMY

    CMY F1 Veteran

    Oct 15, 2004
    Redondo Beach, CA
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    Whatcha wanna know? It's a thriving area in our web design company- much more profitable than the actual design itself.
  4. AntonyR

    AntonyR F1 Veteran

    Apr 12, 2004
    Los Angeles
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    sure, whats going on?
  5. Cartman

    Cartman Karting

    Aug 3, 2004
    Mount Laurel, NJ
    It's not my primary income source, but affiliate marketing brings in quite a bit of extra $$ for me.
  6. smart_alek

    smart_alek Formula Junior

    Jun 12, 2005
    Ontario, Canada
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    I am interested in internet marketing, and read blogs about it.
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  8. #6 FerrariSlave, Jul 5, 2008
    Last edited: Jul 5, 2008
    What is your question? You seem to be confused with the terminology. Affiliate marketing is a very broad term with many different models and concepts. PPC would be pay per click, a slang term used for the marketing model of paying per each click. PPC when used in context is commonly referring to Google Adwords, Yahoo Search Marketing, or Microsoft Adcenter; marketplaces where users buy listings for terms in search results that are auctioned off to the highest bidder on a per click basis. There are many other was of paying per traffic such as CPM; cost per 1,000 impressions, CPL, etc. CPA would be cost per acquisition or cost per action. This is when you're an affiliate and you're getting paid when a user signs up for an offer. There is also CPS, cost per sale, etc...

    There is a lot of money in the industry, but it's a very fast paced, diverse, and competitive industry. It takes a lot of knowledge outside of basic marketing (something I feel is almost the opposite of internet marketing) and computer knowledge. It's also a very grey area right now compromised of many small niches and concepts.

    Do you have a specific question in regards to internet marketing?

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