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How to Run an Affiliate Program (Without Being a Douchebag, FS116)

Starting an affiliate program could be a great way to increase revenue if you already have a product for sale.

But it’s not easy and there’s a lot of ways it can go horribly wrong.

Not to mention the fact that this industry is notoriously sleazy.

In this episode we share how to manage your own affiliate program, helping you think through things we’ve had both good and bad experiences with, including:

  • Open vs closed affiliate programs
  • How affiliate programs go wrong
  • Corbett’s Clickbank story
  • Barrett’s incredible rant about how his heroes let him down through affiliate BS


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“An affiliate program could be good for your product. Here’s how NOT to be a douche about it!”

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The Top 10 Mistakes in Online Business

Every week we talk with entrepreneurs. We talk about what’s working and what isn’t. We talk about successes and failures. We spend time with complete newbies, seasoned veterans, and everything in between.

One topic that comes up over and over again with both groups is mistakes made in starting businesses. Newbies love to learn about mistakes so they can avoid them. Veterans love to talk about what they wish they had known when starting out.

These conversations have been fascinating, so we compiled a list of the 10 mistakes we hear most often into a nifty lil' guide.

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