Here’s a Quick Way to Make Money from Twitter using Amazon Associates

Amazon Associates introduced a Share on Twitter feature to allow members to share product links via Twitter, with their affiliate id embedded. Members will earn referral money if their Twitter followers buy the product via the link.

Here I show you how to make money using the Amazon Associates’ “Share on Twitter” feature. It is as easy as 1-2-3!

Wait! you need to be a member of Amazon Associates. Registration is free. Of course, you must be a Twitter user too!

Got both accounts? Great! Read on for the tutorial.

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Google AdSense Referrals 2.0 for All Publishers

Google Adsense TipsThe AdSense Referrals Beta, which Google launched at the end of March 2007 and open to U.S publishers only, is now available to all AdSense publishers. It is now known as Referrals 2.0.

Setup Google AdSense Referrals 2.0
Image: Setup Google AdSense Referrals 2.0

AdSense Referrals is CPA ads. Unlike CPC ads, you only get paid by CPA ads after your visitors satisfy certain actions required by the advertisers. It is harder but higher revenue.

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Amazon Associates Context Links Associates Central launched the Context Links beta in March 2007. Context Link is a contextual link that automatically link your content to Amazon products with your affiliate id. Every purchases through context link will earn you a referral fee.

Amazon associates context link in action
Image: Associates context link in action

The Context Links read web page content and create special link for the keywords. A product preview will popup when mouse points to the links.

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AuctionAds Tips to Make Money from eBay Ads

I signed up and tested AuctionAds(aff) before received an invitation from Text Link Ads (joint venture between TLA, MediaWhiz and ShoeMoney Media).

What is AuctionAds?

AuctionAds shows non-contextual eBay ads on your site. It is a Cost-Per-Action ad. You are making money when your visitor register at eBay or places a winning bid or purchase using “buy it now”. You do not make money when visitors click on the AuctionAds ad.

AuctionAds review

I only tested AuctionAds ads in my blog’s sidebar for a few days. In the beginning, the AuctionAds reported incorrect ads impressions because of wrongly generated ad code for me. I emailed them and received the correct ad code.

sample of AuctionAds ad
sample of AuctionAds ad

With over 10,000 ad impression per day, I did not make any cent from AnctionAds after running for three full days. It didn’t meet my expectation and I took it down.

Do I mean AuctionAds is a useless program? No, after reviewing it back again, I think there are few things we can do to optimize the AuctionAds performance.

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