Ok, now I am getting nervous. It's time to make my annual Cyber Monday sales prediction.
As you can imagine, I have been in a pretty self-congratulatory mood. But now it is time to predict this year's number. I am going with $1.7 billion. Let's see how that pans out.
Note this only includes online US retail spends, and excludes travel, auction, and large corporate purchases. Like the last time around, I will be back -- either to gloat or to eat humble pie.
Immediately after I wrote the affiliate marketing blogpost yesterday, two people contacted me -- one called me up and the other emailed me. Both were of the opinion that they liked my thoughts, but found them incomplete. They almost demanded that I cover some more areas of affiliate marketing by ecommerce vendors. As a writer that pleases me immensely. So, I went ahead and wrote up a few more articles:
Are discussions about affiliate marketing in season right now? For some reason, I am coming across several ecommerce business owners who want to discuss their experiences with affiliates. Often these experiences are not positive. Then of course there are those have not yet ventured into ecommerce marketing, but would like to. These discussions have encouraged me to increase the amount of affiliate marketing content I have on this website. Here are four of my latest pieces:
Recently I wrote a couple of articles about various dimensions of writing sales copy for your ecommerce website. While the articles were largely appreciated, they created a need for more specialized articles on the topic. That is what encouraged me to write the following four articles: