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Guide: How to Safeguard LPs from Chrome Flagging

By Administrator • June 13, 2018

Guide: How to Safeguard LPs from Chrome Flagging Running pop traffic? Sick of Google flagging your landing pages every other day? Learn this one simple trick from moderator thedudeabides on how to avoid this problem! Crypto ICO's = Kickstarter 2.0 – Mad Gains, Mad Risk Levels Fresh out-of-the-oven by matuloo, our in-house crypto expert. "One way or another, ICOs are an excellent example of how crypto can make things's never been this easy to collect a lot of $$$ for a fresh startup or to invest into one." Close to 2 Million in Turnover - Men's Bracelets Moderator pekadis reveals this extremely lucrative market that still has plenty of space for us to get a slice of the pie from. The Ultimate Facebook Newbie Tutorial 2018 - Part 2 - Accounts Part 2 of stickupkid's kickass tutorial is out! In this lesson, he talks about the different types of Facebook accounts, and some pros and cons of each.

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800k Revenue in 42 Days - 1 Campaign - 97% ROI

By Administrator • June 06, 2018

Mation's FB Case Study: 800k Revenue in 42 Days - 1 Campaign - 97% ROI Member Mation shares details on a LIVE Facebook campaign he's current still running! You'll find extremely valuable and practical tips on how to find the best ad angles, how to combat FB's recent erratic behavior and their flagging of account, how to target/bid/scale, and more! Later this week, in this same thread, mation will be dropping 2 super-secret tips on how to maximize the success of FB advertising, so be sure to subscribe to the thread and stay-tuned for updates! Getting Easy Profit from Push Traffic in PropellerAds (Bulgaria) Moderator mrbraun strikes again! In this case study, mrbraun reveals the landing page, text, and image of his push campaign targeting Bulgaria. He also drops a ton of tips on how to monetize PUSH traffic, and shows sky-high ROIs of similar campaigns he's running - one of which is doing 986.2% ROI! Today: Two FB Accounts - Tier 1 - Pin Submit - 500% ROI Moderator stickupkid spills the beans on how he's killing it with Pin Submits on Facebook, by targeting broad and barely touching his camps - they're practically making money for him on autopilot. And with an audience size of 9 million, profits from this campaign probably won't be drying up anytime soon! Shopify + Oberlo + Aliexpress + Facebook Member Sam Frost is already making £300-£400/day in revenue with his 2-week-old shopify store! I'll be keeping my eye on this one! 2 Lessons Learned By (Pay Special Attentiom to TIP #2!) Want to 4x your conversion rate for iOS traffic (on Safari Browser)? Find out how here! Work For an Affiliate Industry Leader! Adcash are hiring a Native Acquisition Expert Do you have experience in native advertising with a proven record in prospecting new clients? Adcash, the advanced real-time ad trading platform, is looking to recruit a Native Acquisition Expert to join their vibrant community of advertising gurus, IT geniuses, nerds and unicorns! Either in Tallinn, Estonia or Barcelona, Spain. Affiliate Manager Wanted: $120k+ a year / Converting Ads ConvertingAds are looking for a English speaking communicative Affiliate Manager with strong sales skills to join their office in Prague. Support and grow their affiliate network while land very high remuneration based on performance. Plus attend industry events! The ultimate learn while you earn opportunity.

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The Ultimate Facebook Newbie Tutorial 2018

By Administrator • May 30, 2018

The Ultimate Facebook Newbie Tutorial 2018 - Introduction STM's in-house Facebook expert, Moderator stickupkid has started posting a much-anticipated tutorial for newbies wanting to learn how to launch campaigns on Facebook. First lesson has been posted, with the rest to come out in the near future. Facebook + Shopify + General Store "Another quick update here, I'm now consistently doing mid $xxx/day now with occasionally hit $xxxx on the good days." $250/day camp - working on 2x-ing it Member adserk has implemented some of the great advice received to this thread, and profits have gone up to $350/day and will likely continue increasing! Keep an eye on this thread to see how big this member can scale! What's the best way to expand with eCommerce outside of Dropshipping? As the dropshipping ecommerce model works less and less well, more store owners are asking this exact question. Ecommerce pekadis has come by to drop some major knowledge bombs in this thread - a must-read! Steal This Method to Outsource the Clean Up of Your Landing Pages to a VA Very useful share by member silvertongue: "I've refined the job description to a point where I no longer have to get involved in the process. I simply chose my landers, hire a programmer on Upwork, and have the optimized landing pages delivered to my email 1-2 days later." Affjobs Gig! Voluum expert needed. Affjobs Gigs! is here, and if you haven't heard it's a super efficient way to hire experienced affiliates for one-off tasks, at a minuscule price! Like this Gig, seeking a Voluum Expert. Wanted: Native Media Buyer [Remote] Shinez is a distribution platform for viral stories. If you're super talented on Native, they need to hear from you.

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How to Make Money with CRYPTO CURRENCIES

By Administrator • May 23, 2018

How to Make Money with/from CRYPTO CURRENCIES Been wanting to explore bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies? Check out the ultimate beginner's guide on how to make money from crypto - from buying and HODL'ing, to trading, to mining, and more! What Copywriting Book Impacted Me the Most? A list of copywriting books recommended by Mr. Drew Whitman, the author of Ca$hvertising. This is the 2nd post on STM by the copywriting legend after his intro post. A must-read. 10 GB of FB Election Ads & Data Released Images of Facebook ads the Russians purchased in attempt to alter the 2016 U.S. Election, released by Congress in PDF format. Info revealed includes ad spend. Just, wow! When Do I Have To Be Worried About CR Drops? Experiencing mysterious drops in CR you can't explain? One possibility may be that the advertiser is scrubbing. Get valuable tips on how to fix this issue. How to Deal With Having to Restart From Zero All the Time? Sick and tired of dealing with campaigns and even verticals dying on you all the time? The community chimes in with some good suggestions on how you can sleep better at night. Complying with GDPR With GDPR coming into effect in a couple of days, find advice in this thread on how to make your sites compliant. Announcing: Affjobs Gigs! Affjobs are taking it to the next level and introducing Affjobs Gigs! A super efficient way to hire experienced affiliates for one-off tasks, at a minuscule price! Rumour has it Upwork’s shares just plummeted. List your Gig! for only $10. Explore Affjobs Gigs! Put your unique affiliate skillset to the test - earn cash for one-off tasks! From helping with a funnel build on FunnelFlux, to solving a Voluum tracking issue, there's a range of marketers that need your help...Now! Wanted: Ad Buyer to Manage Global Campaigns Epic opportunity! ConvertingAds are after a FB/Google/Native Ads Media Buyer to launch and optimize worldwide marketing campaigns from their modern office in Prague. There's a base salary and rack up the commission with on-target earnings. Plus travel to global conferences included.

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FB Disapproval Reasons Full List

By Administrator • May 16, 2018

FB Disapproval Reasons Full List "While doing some digging into the Page history feature that Facebook is testing, I came across this in their code...a full & current list of current ad disapproval reasons." (POP campaigns) What Hour Do You Usually Launch Campaigns to Test? "Should you never launch a pop campaign for testing during your geo's night time and early waking hours?" See the informative answers that ensued. Popads Dead for Traffic? Only Ever Trickles, Never Volume A member is frustrated about the low traffic levels they're getting from PopAds. The community shares their insights on the topic. Balancing "Statistical Significance" and "Banner Burnout"? Lots of good tips from the veterans. WeQ are hiring in Japan & Russia! Experts in mobile ad tech, WeQ are looking to hire for two roles in Japan and Russian to help drive user acquisition and engagement at a global scale. Wide Markets are seeking an eCom Advertising Manager Wide Markets ltd are after an Advertising Manager (m/f) for their new offices in NY and CA, USA. The role entails executing and managing user acquisition partnerships with leading Apparel & Fashion eCommerce stores. Ending Soon: Digital Remedy are seeking an Affiliate Account Manager Digital Remedy need a Affiliate Account Manager in NYC to run diverse Direct Response accounts and affiliate networks which deliver cross-channel performance marketing strategies across a myriad of DSP, social media and digital platforms.

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REPORT: 50+ Super Affiliates Reveal What’s Working in 2018

By Administrator • May 09, 2018

REPORT: What's Working in Affiliate Marketing in 2018 SUPER HOT! The report everyone's been eagerly waiting for is finally here! This is a MUST-READ for every affiliate marketer. 50+ super-affiliates and other industry experts sharing their thoughts on the best offer verticals, traffic sources, etc. Download the report NOW if you haven't already: What's Working in 2018 Facebook's In-House Spy Tool AKA "View Ads" Did you know Facebook has a new tool that allows you to see most of the ads run by ANY Facebook page? This post will teach you how you can access it. Facebook + Voluum = Banned Account Will using Voluum for Facebook campaigns lead to an account ban? Lots of affiliates have gathered to reply to this question, with Voluum joining in the discussion. Hiring: Digital Marketing Manager for leading Security Tech company AnchorFree, the team behind the #1 VPN Hotspot Shield, are seeking a highly motivated, experienced Digital Marketing Manager with experience in planning and managing campaigns to join its fast-growing Marketing team. Ending Soon - PropellerAds are seeking a FB Media Buyer! Have over 2 years of experience with Google AdWords and Facebook ads? Want to join one of the most innovative global digital advertising platforms in the affiliate industry? PropellerAds in Cyprus are expanding their marketing team and offering you a unique opportunity for a Facebook Media Buyer that can’t be missed! Ending Soon - ClickDealer need boss Affiliate Managers! Attention Affiliate Managers in Toronto, Shanghai and Madrid - Clickdealer are hiring! Come work for an award winning performance marketing company at the very pinnacle of the affiliate industry. This is how you’ll land six-figure earnings and gain huge exposure within the industry.

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What Verticals And Traffic Sources Are Working In 2018?

By Administrator • May 02, 2018

What Verticals And Traffic Sources Are Working In 2018? Member arjunkaul asked this question, not knowing that the STM Team has been secretly preparing a comprehensive guide to answer that exact question! Secret sneak peeks inside this thread! Struggling with Analysis Paralysis? Here are some tips... Another mega-post by vortex that couldn't fit into one post, with an entire methodology on how to overcome one of the most prevalent problems experienced by affiliates. AWE 2018…BERLLLLLL….Psyc. BARCELONA! Affiliate World Europe 2018 is coming up in 3 months! See the impressive line-up of speakers revealed. How to Make Camps Profitable on RevContent? Member grasson78 can't seem to make RevContent traffic perform. 3 veteran members contributed on-point advice that anyone new to RevContent must read. Wanted: Facebook Media Buyer Superstar - Remote The Hero Company, based in the States, are after a remote Media Buyer with Facebook experience. Join a highly skilled team, responsible for $50,000,000+ of online sales. Apply Now! Hiring: Digital Remedy are seeking an Affiliate Account Manager Live the high life in NYC and join a leading marketing company that will deliver incredible networking and growth opportunities in the performance marketing industry. Apply Now! Hot AM Jobs: Trending this week Turn up the heat in Palma de Mallorca. IMOCash are seeking Affiliate Manager on the exotic mediterranean island. Clickdealer are after Affiliate Managers around the globe, especially in Toronto, Shanghai. Converting Team need a German speaking Affiliate Manager in Prague. Green8Group in Haarlem, plus many more elite roles. View Now!

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Making Afflow/Monetizer Rain - Using 1 Optimization Tool

By Administrator • April 18, 2018

Making Afflow/Monetizer Rain - Using 1 Optimization Tool Pick a geo and mobile carrier, set up an Afflow campaign, and let this optimization tool do 90% of the optimization for you! BONUS: The post reveals all details about this currently-live-and-green campaign, for you to clone in the next few minutes! How to Work with PUSH-Notifications in Propellerads Another excellent step-by-step tutorial from moderator mrbraun where ALL is revealed! According to mrbraun, push traffic converts WAY better than pop. How much better you ask? Read the post to find out! Beating The 4PM Blues - 5 Unique Ways To Stay On Your Grind Member moneytrain shares tips on staying productive after 4PM. "After 4PM, we reach an inflection point. 99.9% of the world's population pretty much calls it quits after their main obligations are fulfilled. That's why I wanted to share the 5 ways I keep grinding through the mid-game to eventually come out on top." What The Aff… - A Daily Newsletter For Affiliates Manu_adefy celebrates his birthday by starting a free daily newsletter for affiliates! It’s a short, carefully curated newsletter (5 mins read time) with affiliate marketing news, cool tech and actionable advice. Find out where to get it now! How to Know the Top Mobile Pop Traffic Sources One of the most-frequently-asked questions on STM, and one of the most comprehensive replies. AffJobs Affiliate Program Announcement : Unique way to make $$$ After a unique way to make some cash in the affiliate industry AND help the STM family out at the same time? Do you have personal industry connections, strong Linkedin network or operate an affiliate blog? Affjobs, powered by STM, have delivered an Affiliate Program to help spread the word. And make you more moolah! The not-so-secret $100k offer Where’s the first place an affiliate marketer finds out what’s hot right now? They ask their Affiliate Manager. They’re well connected, understand what’s working and have one primary goal - to help affiliates make more money. Oh. They can make well over six-figures a year too. Some of the industry’s best networks, including Clickdealer are looking to fill Affiliate Manager positions around the globe. Plus having affiliate marketing experience is a major advantage! Hiring: Ad Campaign Manager Are you one of the best campaign managers in SoCal? Want to get paid like it? Have you managed over 150k a month budgets on Facebook, Google or Native? Crimson Lake is growing its internal team and are looking to hire only the best campaign managers in California.

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