I was watching The Profit the other night and was reminded of a simple business lesson.
An ice cream maker wanted to increase their profit margins, and one of the keys to doing it was to get better pricing from their suppliers. (The less they have to pay for the ice cream ingredients, then the more profit they make)
They negotiated with their suppliers, and the suppliers were willing to give them better pricing if they could send enough volume. If they could fulfill a certain number of orders per year, then they’ll get a massive discount.
Some affiliate marketers know how to code.
Others don’t know the first thing about HTML or CSS and rely on landing page software.
And here’s the thing: you really should learn how to code. I’m not the best programmer, but I know the basics. Check out CodeAcademy if you wanna learn the basics for free, and then start working on your own landers.
Landing page software – like the kind I’ll show you below – all have weaknesses. You’ll never have full control over your campaigns if you can’t do your own coding.
As your affiliate marketing business grows, how will you hire your first team member and stay one step ahead of the competition?
You could put in more hours by yourself, but this really isn’t the answer to all your problems.
You guys should know I hate the concept of being a one man army. You only have 24 hours in a day, and one person can’t compete against an optimized team.
You’re only one person, and you you can only do so much. Don’t burn yourself out when there’s a better option.
Here we are 4 years later.
I started this blog as a passion project a few years ago. Imagine running campaigns for 5 years straight – You’ll be dying for a new challenge!
But I wasn’t enthusiastic at all about starting it. I was telling myself: