There are a lot of excellent scripts and 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.
Content Crooner : http://www.contentcrooner.com/
Get everything you need to run an effective article marketing campaign, just like the big SEO (search engine optimization) firms do for their clients.
Cusimano Scripts : http://www.c3scripts.com/
Cusimano.Com Corporation offers scripts for various merchants including Amazon.com, AllPosters.com, BettyMills.com, Calendars.com, and more. The scripts require no programming experience (other than HTML for optional template customization). The scripts (other than the Amazon.com script) are free. The Amazon.com and AllPosters.com scripts use XML Web Services and their output can be included in existing webpages using SSI (or output as full webpages), and the DySE scripts periodically download the merchants' datafeed and build product pages "on the fly".
DataFeed Mapper: http://datafeedmapper.com/
DataFeed Mapper is designed to process affiliate datafeeds and match the products contained to the users website, it will also create as many catagory levels as needed by the user, and best of all it is fully automated requiring only the user to select the feed they wish to map.
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!
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.
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 : www.fourthworld.com/
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.
WordStream : http://www.wordstream.com
WordStream is continuously updating a database of over a billion of the world's most popular keywords, aggregating over a trillion unique searches. Ideal for SEO and PPC research. It's also free.
WordTracker : http://www.wordtracker.com
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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