There are a lot of excellent tools available to affiliate partners, these range from products that help you keep an eye on your earnings, through to those that help you create links and develop keyword strategies. This is not an all encompassing list, just some products and services that we think you may find useful.
Affiliate Data Cleaner : http://www.amwso.com/affiliate_tools.php
A free tool that allows affiliates to clean up merchant datafeeds of unwanted HTML, special characters, hidden carriage returns and other junk that can create havoc in data.
Accurate Monitor for Search Engines : http://www.cleverstat.com/search-engines.htm
A powerful Web promotion software designed for search engine specialists and webmasters. It allows you to find the position of your web site in major search engines like Google and Altavista for popular keywords and to bring more traffic to your site. Accurate Monitor offers advanced statistics, export functions, notes, plug ins and an easy to use, convenient interface.
AffCheck : http://www.AffCheck.com
AffCheck is an automated data collection and analysis service designed to assist Affiliates of all sizes. In-house developed web technology provides a full suite of business analysis and decision support utilities, enabling Affiliates to be more efficient in managing, tracking, and maintaining key performance statistics across multiple relationships.
AffSolutions Product Show Case Module : http://www.afftools.com/psc/directory.html
An excellent tool that allows you to create pages on the fly for over 20 different affiliate programs, including a number of AMWSO managed ones. The PSC allows you to select products by category, set the HTML format and then create pages (With Network links in place) in seconds!
Good Keywords: http://www.goodkeywords.com/
Good Keywords is a free Windows software for finding the perfect set of keywords for your web pages. While potentially not as powerful as WordTracker, it's an excellent alternative.
HotScripts : www.HotScripts.com
Not a tool in it's own right, but provides access to thousands of helpful scripts that can aid you in the creation of everything from content management to banner rotation and data feed management. Covers scripts from PHP to XML. Excellent resource for beginner and advanced programmers.
Keyword Discover: http://www.keyworddiscovery.com/
The most feature packed keyword research tool available with the largest keyword database. Keyword data is from all the major search engines including Google, Yahoo, MSN, AOL and ASK. With a full 12 months of search history makes it easy to forecast and pin point trends. Find niche terms, the most popular keywords, common misspellings and much more!
Keyword Suggestion Tool : http://www.digitalpoint.com/tools/suggestion/
This is a handy little tool will show you the results of your query from from both Wordtracker and Overture for determining which phrases are searched most often. This tool is Free.
Rev Trends : http://www.revtrends.com/
An excellent tool for viewing all your merchant data under one roof as well as providing range of key reports. You can track hundreds of merchants across any number of networks and see their EPC, click through and conversion, side by side in one easy-to-read page for each report.
Revenue Magazine :www.revenuetoday.com
The only magazine dedicated to the business off affiliate marketing. Launched in 2004, Revenue Magazine makes for a great read. Lots of interesting articles, advertisements that are relevant and a whole host of industry gurus, successful affiliates, top journalists and others - to produce a magazine that stresses good business practices and strong ethical guidelines that will help affiliate marketing grow. Printed quarterly and available world wide.
SaviCom - Email : http://www.savicom.net/
If you are looking to set up your own Opt In mailing list for your web site, then you can't go wrong with SaviCom. A wide range of pricing options with database tools to create custom e-mails on the fly. SaviCom also have automated CANSPAM compliance tools to ensure you don't fall foul of the CANSPAM laws.
Scripts 4 Your Site : http://www.scripts4yoursite.com/
If you want to make full use of our custom data feeds but don‘t have the hang of programming or just don‘t have time to do it then select from a wide range of data feed script from Scripts 4 Your Site.
Search Engine Keyword Tracker & Keyword Ranking Tool : http://www.digitalpoint.com/tools/keywords/
This utility can be used to check search engines for keyword ranking and track search engine ranking for your various keywords over time, which can be critical when doing search engine optimization. In order to use this tool, you need to create a username and password, since it tracks your data historically, we need to know which data is yours. This tool is Free.
Searchspell : http://www.searchspell.com/
A very cool tool that allows you to create Typo (Spelling Error) lists on the fly. Excellent for creating the extra key words you need for picking up the misspellings of keywords.
Web Merge : http://www.fourthworld.com/products/webmerge/index.html
If you are creating a mass of product pages, be it text based, with images, or a highly detailed system of indexes and product pages, then this tool will save you days of coding. You will be able to work with a wide range of data types and you can create templates and then import the data directly into the templates - creating thousands of pages on the fly.
WordTracker : http://www.wordtracker.com
Most of our top partners swear by this software. If you want to get anywhere in SEO on Google or other key word based search engines then you just have to get a Subscription to WordTracker.
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