Digital hacks

Post Corona Digitalization of Life

I expected my first week of social distancing to feel, well, distant. But I’ve been more connected than ever. My inboxes are full of invitations to digital events — Zoom art classes, Skype book clubs, Periscope jam sessions. Strangers and subject-matter experts are sharing relevant and timely information about the virus on social media, and organizing ways to help struggling people and small businesses. On my feeds, trolls are few and far between, and misinformation is quickly being fact-checked. But if there is a silver lining in this crisis, it may be that the virus is forcing us to use the internet as it was always meant to be used — to connect with one another, share information and resources, and come up with collective solutions to urgent problems.

Examples:

Digital Partying
in China, where would-be partyers have invented “cloud clubbing,” a new kind of virtual party in which D.J.s perform live sets on apps like TikTok and Douyin while audience members react in real time on their phones.

Digital classes, churches, dinner

Or observe how we’re coping in the United States, where groups are experimenting with new kinds of socially distanced gatherings: virtual yoga classes, virtual church services, virtual dinner parties.

All over the country, citizen technologists are using digital tools to strengthen their offline communities. In San Bernardino, Calif., David Perez created a Facebook group called California Coronavirus Alerts to share localized information with his neighbors. A group of public-school teachers in Mason, Ohio, created a Google Doc to share ideas about how to keep teaching students during a state-ordered school closure. In the Bay Area, where I live, people are building databases to keep track of which seniors need help having groceries and prescriptions delivered.

Digital real estate in Australia

Since mid-March, following a ban on open home inspections and on-site auctions, there’s been some growth in online auctions and livestreaming of auctions. Peter Gibbons runs Openn Negotiation, which operates pre-contracted auctions where bidders participate on an online platform. “We have been absolutely inundated by [enquiries from] agents since coronavirus,” he said. “We currently have over 200 live auctions in process … with 231 new trained agents in the past couple of weeks.”


As job losses continue to rise because of shutdowns, the number of Australians struggling to repay their mortgages is expected to lift to higher levels than seen during the global financial crisis.
David Scholes, the founder of another online bidding platform called SoldOnline, also reports more real estate agents are enquiring about using the platform. He describes SoldOnline as “the eBay for property sales”, where the vendor typically pays a $399 fee to join up and buyers make real-time virtual bids for properties through a registered portal.

Agents are watching what bidders are doing and can talk to them by phone or through a chat bot. In the online world, it is still entirely up to the agent to ensure people are not engaging in fake bidding. “Since the Prime Minister’s announcement, SoldOnline is also working closely with 35 individual agencies to switch to online auctions, with one agency already listing 16 properties with the online platform,” he said. “The first coronavirus-impacted auction went ahead last week, and it achieved $13,000 over reserve. 

“We have seen enquires go through the roof — in the past week I estimate I have fielded about 150 phone calls from real estate agents.” He says not all of these phone calls translated to agents moving onto the platform. Some agents still prefer to use livestreaming options over an online bidding site.

10 Best Affiliate Programs for Beginners 2019 (PASSIVE INCOME)

Taken from https://www.onlinepassiveincome101.com/reviews/best-affiliate-programs-for-beginners/ by Posted On March 13, 2019By Seb

How do you make money as affiliate marketer?

  • Cost per Lead  (CPL)

    A lead may be something as simple as an email, or it might be a form that needs to be completed. The commissions for CPL are usually much lower than they are for Cost per Click or Cost per Sale (CPS). Email is much easier to acquire than a sale.

  • Cost per Click (CPC) 

Sometimes, a brand will offer a commission based on the number of clicks or impressions that you generate.  

  • Cost per Sale (CPS) – the most popular!

    Cost per Sale (CPS) is the most commonly used commission structure. Under the CPS model, you’re paid a commission when someone buys a product or service on the advertisers’ website after clicking through your affiliate link.

    The amount you’re paid will vary depending on the advertiser, but generally speaking, CPS is the most profitable structure to follow.

    When you’re doing your research, try to find advertisers that have great landing pages to help convert your users into a sale.

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The Best Affiliate Programs for Beginners in 2019

  • Amazon Associates Affiliate Program

You’ll make money from any sale, not just from the specific product that you’re marketing.

For example, you’re marketing a self help book, and someone clicks your link to buy a TV – you get the commission for the TV.

Cost: Free to join

Direct or Network: Direct

Commission: Up to 10%

Commission structure: CPS

Cookie duration: 24 hours

  • Clickbank Affiliate Network

Clickbank is known for working with the little guys. Gravity score is the metric that Clickbank uses to show how well a product is selling. Our recommendation is to consider products with a gravity score between 30 and 100.

Cost: Free to join

Merchant or Network: Network

Commission: Up to 75%

Commission structure: Varies with each advertiser

Cookie duration: 60 days

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  • Ebay Affiliate Program

With auctions only accounting for 11% of all listings on Ebay.com, this still qualifies Ebay as one of the best affiliate programs for beginners.

Cost: Free to join

Merchant or Network: Merchant

Commission: Up to 50% – 70% of eBay revenue

Commission: CPS

Cookie duration: 24 hours

  • Rakuten Affiliate Program

Rakuten’s affiliate program was voted the Blue Book’s #1 affiliate network for 7 years in a row. Working with advertisers like Ray-ban and Amex further cements their credibility as one of the best affiliate programs for beginners.

Cost: Free to join

Merchant or Network: Network

Commission: Varies with each brand

Commission structure: Varies with each brand

Cookie duration: Varies with each brand

  • Commission Junction Affiliate Program

Commission Junction’s affiliate program is one of the largest and most established affiliate networks in the market. Also, their support team is hands down one of the best, helping affiliate markets grow their commissions by 43% YOY. Wow.

Cost: Free to join

Merchant or Network: Network

Commission: Varies with each merchant

Commission structure: Varies with each merchant

Cookie duration: 1-120 days (varies with each merchant)

  • 6. AWeber Affiliate Program

Not only do they offer 30% commission on sales, they also offer 30% on recurring sales.

That means you get paid every time one of your referrals renew their plan. If they renew their plan 10 times, you get paid 10 times. On top of everything else, they have a 365 day cookie duration. This means that when someone clicks your affiliate link, and goes on to purchase, you earn a commission, even if it’s a year later.

Cost: Free to join

Merchant or Network: Merchant

Commission: 30% (recurring)

Commission: CPS

Cookie duration: 365 days

  • Shopify Affiliate Program

Shopify is very popular amongst entrepreneurs getting started in e-commerce. With the average sale making you close to $60 in commission and a maximum of $2,000, keep this one top of the list when you’re considering which affiliate program to choose.

Cost: Free to join

Merchant or Network: Network

Commission: 200%

Commission structure: CPS

Cookie duration: 30 days

  • Ali Express Affiliate Program

Similar to Amazon, Ali Express has great variety of products but since they come from China they may be cheaper than Amazon. High commission rates and an easy application process makes this online affiliate program hard to miss.

Cost: Free to join

Merchant or Network: Merchant

Commission: Up to 50%

Commission: CPS

Cookie duration: 3 days

  • Peerfly Affiliate Network

They were voted number one in 2015’s Blue Book and because of their small independent network, they’re able to offer very competitive commissions. Don’t be put off by Peerfly’s rigorous application process, it’s worth it.

Cost: Free to join

Merchant or Network: Network

Commission: Varies with each merchant

Commission structure: Varies with each merchant

Cookie duration: Varies with each merchant

  • Flexoffers Affiliate Program

This is one of the key players when it comes to choosing an affiliate network. One of their key selling points is what they call their FlexRev-$hare program. The program allows you to refer other publishers to the network and earn up to 50% of Flexoffers profits.

Cost: Free to join

Merchant or Network: Network

Commission: Varies with each merchant

Commission structure: Varies with each merchant

Cookie duration: Varies with each merchant