Category Archives: Interviews

Video Interview On The Importance Of Transparency & Innovation In The Affiliate Marketing Industry

Peter Bordes, the CEO of Media Trust was kind enough to invite me on the keynote panel during this year’s Affiliate Conference in denver. After the event I had a chance to do an interview with Scott Parent from Relevanty Speaking, this is a short video clip of the interview. It is also great to know that California is not allowing the affiliate tax to pass here. This is mentioned in the video.

Video Interview With Paul Bourque From UberAffiliate On Becoming An Advertiser

Paul Bourque is an extremely successful pay per click affiliate, runs the blog UberAffiliate.com and is now on route to becoming a large advertiser in our space. Paul is mainly known for his blog UberAffiliate.com which is focused on sharing tips and tricks to help you generate more revenue using PPC. You can find all of his articles by going to his Affiliate Marketing Guide. Please go through his guide if you have not had a chance to see all of the articles there. Many times we will simply read the most recent blog posts, but we forget that there are a lot of great posts that were also written in the past.

In this interview Paul talks about becoming an advertiser. After you’ve been in the industry for awhile you’ll notice once Affiliates start taking different paths. Some will create large affiliate networks, some will become advertisers, some will become service providers like us and of course some will continue to become bigger and bigger players in the affiliate space. Paul has decided to make the move to become one of the advertisers in the space and in this interview we’ve talked about his experiences and challenges in doing so.

You can read Paul’s blogger over at uberaffiliate.com, and you can follow him on twitter at twitter.com/uberaffiliate.com. If you’ve enjoyed this video post a comment to let us know what you think.

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How Jonathan Volk Scaled Past $300,000/month (video interview)

We had a pleasure to interview Jonathan Volk, one of our very good friends, and a very successful affiliate marketer. Jonathan is the founder of Surge Marketing, a performance marketing company. Jonathan is best known for his blog “JonathanVolk.com” where he blogs about tips & strategies people can use to increase their PPC marketing efforts.

During Ad:Tech SF 2009, Jonathan and I had a lengthy interview about scaling PPC campaigns. Specifically we asked how he has scaled to over $300,000+/month in commissions, to learn how he did it watch the video! To read more of his stuff, visit Jonathan’s blog, or follow him on twitter at: twitter.com/jonathanvolk.

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Ryan Pamplin Video Interview On Affiliate Marketing & Operations

Ryan Pamplin is a good friend of ours that we first met at Affiliate Summit East 2008 in Boston. Ryan is the founder of Ryactive, a performance marketing company and is the co-organizer for the Meetup202 New York event. Ryan talks about general affiliate marketing, how to scale, how to setup partnership deals and affiliate deals with companies. Enjoy the interview!

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Interview with Dr Ngo ( Charles Ngo ) On Media Buys

Meet Charles Ngo, better known as Dr Ngo. Dr Ngo is an active member of the WickedFire community and is known for his Media Buy expertise. A fast rising super affiliate, he has some very insightful tips to share with those looking to get into Media Buys as well as explaining what Media Buys are for those who are unfamiliar with the term.

We had a chance to interview Dr Ngo during the Affiliate Summit Event in Las Vegas earlier this year among several other interviews we did. With the major rise of niches such as Acai and Facial products, Media Buys were one of the major outlets for running such offers. Here Dr Ngo shares some tips that has made him successful. Check out the interview below.

 

 

Stay tuned for theses up and coming interviews:

  • Ryan Pamplin ( Ryactive ) – Affiliate Operations & Affiliate Deals

If you haven’t already, you can catch our recently posted video series through TV202:

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If you are interested in being interviewed and have something worth sharing with the 202 community at a future event, please contact Steven at [email protected] for further details.

Interview With Ralph Ruckman From Convert2Media

Your about to meet Ruck, one of the co-founders of Convert2Media. Ruck is an active member of the WickedFire community and is known for creating the affiliate marketing blog CashTactics whom we interviewed earlier, that is now run by Kris and Andrew Payne.

We had a chance to interview Ruck during the Affiliate Summit Event in Las Vegas earlier this year. Convert2Media is an up and coming network in the affiliate marketing industry, you can signup for their network here. They are also building a full service internet marketing agency that can help every aspect of launching a new affiliate program. Check out the interview below.

After watching the video interview, if you like to signup for Convert2Media, please use our referral link here to help support 202.

Stay tuned for theses up and coming interviews:

  • Charles Ngo ( Dr. Ngo ) – Media Buys
  • Ryan Pamplin ( Ryactive ) – Affiliate Operations & Affiliate Deals

If you haven’t already, you can catch our recently posted video series through TV202:

If you enjoyed this interview, please subscribe to our blog, follow us on twitter and join our newsletter.

If you are interested in being interviewed and have something worth sharing with the 202 community at a future event, please contact Steven at [email protected] for further details.

Meet Jason Akatiff aka Smaxor from Ads4Dough in our Video Interview

If you’ve ever heard of the network Ads4Dough, you are about to meet Jason Akatiff aka Smaxor, the owner. Jason is sporting his signature blue baseball cap even in our TV202 interview! The Ads4Dough network is one of the rising star networks in our affiliate marketing community and here, Jason talks about being an affiliate and running his network.

Jason has a personal blog over at oooff.com which he talks about affiliate marketing and coding. We had a great time interviewing Jason and you can join his network by going here. I had the opportunity to meet all of the Ads4Dough affiliate managers during the last summit; John Yu, Roger Edwards, and Brandon are all great guys to work with. Without further ado, here is the video we did with Jason.

After watching the video interview, if you like to signup for Ads4Dough, please use our referral link here to help support 202.

Stay tuned for theses up and coming interviews:

  • Ralph Ruckman ( Ruck ) – Network Owner ( Convert2Media )
  • Ryan Pamplin ( Ryactive ) – Affiliate Operations & Affiliate Deals
  • Charles Ngo ( Dr. Ngo ) – Media Buys

If you haven’t already, you can catch our recently posted video series through TV202:

If you enjoyed this interview, please subscribe to our blog, follow us on twitter and join our newsletter.

If you are interested in being interviewed and have something worth sharing with the 202 community at a future event, please contact Steven at [email protected] for further details.

NickyCakes Video Interview At Affiliate Summit West 2009

This is the fourth video of our up and coming Affiliate Summit West 2009 interview series featured on the new TV202. This interview is with Nick from NickyCakes.com. Nick talks about how he got into marketing and his strategies on launching a new campaign. He talks about not specializing but trying everything, and unlike most people–he starts most of his campaigns on MSN scales from there. Nick was speaking on Affiliate Marketing on one of the panels during the event.

Stay tuned for theses up and coming interviews:

  • Jason Akatiff ( Smaxor ) – Network Owner ( Ads4Dough )
  • Ryan Pamplin ( Ryactive ) – Affiliate Operations & Affiliate Deals
  • Ralph Ruckman ( Ruck ) – Network Owner ( Convert2Media )
  • Charles Ngo ( Dr. Ngo ) – Media Buys

If you haven’t already, you can catch our recently posted video series here:

If you are interested in being interviewed and have something worth sharing with the 202 community at a future event, please contact Steven at [email protected] for further details.

Kris Trujillo and Andrew Payne Video Interview on CashTactics

This is the third video of our up and coming Affiliate Summit West 2009 interview series featured on the new TV202. This interview is with Andrew Payne and Kris Trujillo from CashTactics. Andrew focuses mostly on paid search with the big 3 ppc networks and spends alot of time with the content network. Kris specializes in search engine optimization and tries to rank offers organically once they find the converting keywords.

CashTactics is an internet marketing blog, once formerly ran by Ruck of Convert2Media. They have created several case studies that have been widely popular, you can find all their posts on their blog at CashTactics.net.

Unfortunately we had an issue with the sound quality during Julian’s interview and we had to scrap the video. We will try to catch up with Julian at one of the later up and coming events.

Stay tuned for theses up and coming interviews:

  • Jason Akatiff ( Smaxor ) – Network Owner ( Ads4Dough )
  • Ryan Pamplin ( Ryactive ) – Affiliate Operations & Affiliate Deals
  • Ralph Ruckman ( Ruck ) – Network Owner ( Convert2Media )
  • Charles Ngo ( Dr. Ngo ) – Media Buys
  • NickyCakes – General Affiliate Marketing

If you haven’t already, you can catch our recently posted video series here:

If you are interested in being interviewed and have something worth sharing with the 202 community at a future event, please contact Steven at [email protected] for further details.