If you’re on a few internet marketing email lists, you ought to know the common practice of affiliate marketing via email list. You know, every week there’s a couple of new products and you get emails how great they are and that you should buy them immediately.

No wonder that it’s often associated with spam. It is a terrible practice and is one of many things that puts bad name on affiliate marketing, and internet marketing in general. Some of those marketers must have inexhaustible sources for new leads and don’t care that with every such broadcast they lose a big part of their list; others are plain “uneducated”.

But there are ways to promote affiliate offers and stay cool doing so, and I’m gonna cover one right now.

Illustration: Personal QuestionRecently I’ve made a post about how to make money by giving away the best you’ve got and the key thing in this method is having to offer something that your target market wants. But do you know what they want?

If you know, that’s great, but it’s not always the most obvious thing and doing your research might be necessary. Furthermore, by researching their wants you may find opportunities you didn’t know about. So how to go about finding what your target market wants?

So I’ve been skimming through this month’s upcoming IM product list. Same ol’, same ol’ mostly. I’m too lazy to even write about most of that. But Clickbank Pirate has caught my attention after all. And it’s because I think they have something really useful to offer. I have my concerns about it too though.

Optin Profits VideoOptin Profits by Ewen Chia is not just a course on list building, it’s a whole system with training, tutorials and software. Ewen Chia is well known for his ability to explain complicated things in simple terms, that’s why he is so popular, especially among the beginners. As the old adage goes, money is in the list; this is a system that tries to make it simple.

Here’s a product based around a simple but great idea. Magic List Bot is actually a bundle of 3 programs but in a nutshell its idea is about persistent list building. And to explain what I mean by persistent, let me give you an example.

Membership Blueprints (official site at MembershipBlueprints.com) is a step-by-step guide to building membership websites that bring recurring income from your business.

Created by John and Matt Rhodes who are known to have a lot of experience running membership sites, Membership blueprints is a solid course, for a solid price. Is there a match between its content and price though?

John Reese has just opened Opportunity.com for affiliate marketers. Is it worth the money? What are the advantages of using it? Any disadvantages?

Opportunity.com is introduced as affiliate marketing strategy and promises a great model to create an online business. To some this model may not be new, for others it’s a valuable knowledge. Essentially, this strategy is based around the most lucrative Internet marketing model – email marketing.