Recommended Reading and Listening for Affiliates (With a Free Giveaway!)

If you haven’t seen it yet, the newly released “Internet Marketing From the Real Experts,” is great reading for affiliates. Edited by Shawn Collins and Missy Ward, the book includes more than 100 brief articles on all things Internet marketing from a group of 88 (the Gang of 88) experts in their fields, including Tim Carter, Brian Clark, Joel Comm, Jim Kukral, Ted Murphy, Jeremy Schoemaker, Mari Smith and our own Will Martin-Gill. Easy to read between meetings, calls, and the myriad daily chores, the book is broken up into “three minute chapters,” highlighting ideas, advice, and insight most relevant to affiliate and Internet marketers. Those of you who went to Affiliate Summit West probably got a free copy. If you didn’t make it, you can buy one here or you can Tweet us your favorite affiliate marketing tip by midnight Tuesday night, March 2nd (PST) for a chance to win a free copy. Be sure to follow us on Twitter and use the hashtag #ePNTips. We’ll pick our five favorite tips and send the winners a free copy of the book.

Also, if you have some time this week for a good podcast on affiliate marketing, check out Susan Bratton’s latest DishyMix episode, where she interviews Shawn Collins about his thoughts on the hottest trends in affiliate marketing. He talks about where he sees opportunities for affiliates now – local, offline and video – highlights from Affiliate Summit West, finding the right affiliate marketing partner and a little about himself. Susan is a top-notch interviewer and it’s a great listen if you can make the time. It’s about 40 minutes long – perfect for your morning run or when you just need a break from the computer. Listen on iTunes or from the DishyMix website.

Happy Affiliate Marketing!

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