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SEO – Bing and Yahoo Tips

SEO – Bing and Yahoo Tips
This month we have a guest column written by AOM site owner Joe Quarta. His site ExerciseLine.com is a well thought-out store that consistently performs well. Joe is also quite knowledgeable regarding AOM and is frequently found in the AOM forum, helping new users, critiquing sites and offering insight into search engines and how they operate. Here, Joe provides some... Read More

The Site Tab: A Users Guide

The Site Tab: A Users Guide
The options available under the Site tab of the AOM control panel are often misunderstood. Setting them up properly can avoid many common errors and make your Associate-O-Matic store operate smoothly. This brief guide will attempt to explain what each option is for, and how to fill them out correctly. Site Default Keyword – This is an optional one or... Read More

Content for Contention

Content for Contention
In any field, some themes occur over and over again. Mainly because they illustrate certain truths that bear repeating. In the AOM world (and affiliate marketing in general), one of these themes that you hear like a mantra is content is king. If you frequent any website where SEO strategy is debated, it may appear that nobody agrees on anything... Read More

Disclaiming V4.2.0 (and other goodies)

Disclaiming V4.2.0 (and other goodies)
In the previous post (‘The Secret Key of Amazon’) I outlined the procedure for obtaining the AWS keys that Amazon will now be requiring for calls to their data feed (like AOM uses). This time I want to run down a few other wrinkles in version 4.2.0 that will be part of Associate-O-Matic going forward. The first is the text... Read More

Meta Tags – Title, Description and Keywords

Meta Tags – Title, Description and Keywords
Recently in the forum somebody asked about meta tags and how they work in AOM. So it seemed like a good topic to cover this time round. The term Meta commonly means ‘about’ or ‘beyond’. In HTML, a Metatag is a directive in a web page that is located in the < head > section, and contains information for a... Read More

Mod_rewrite: A Users Guide

Mod_rewrite: A Users Guide
Setting your AOM site up for mod_rewrite can be a crucial step towards making your site both more user-friendly, and search engine-friendly. But to many people, especially those without much experience, it can seem like a daunting task. We’re going to break the steps down, and make this important area look like the easy setup that it actually is. A... Read More