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How to Make Money as an Affiliate Marketer in South Africa

Affiliate Marketing

Affiliate marketing is a huge worldwide industry and is probably the second biggest revenue platform on the Internet, second only to online advertising, which is predominantly dominated by Google, Facebook and a few other mega online publishing portals. However, a large percentage of affiliate marketers make most of their money on these platforms too. Right […]

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How to Open a Paypal Account in South Africa and Verify It


You will need a Paypal account if you wish to buy or sell goods or services online in international markets. Paypal is available for South African users but all transaction are processed in US$. Most affiliate marketing product sales are easy to integrate with Paypal. We suggest you do this immediately if you are serious […]

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What Is the Difference between Search Engine Optimization (SEO) and Search Engine Marketing (SEM)?

Search Engine Optimization

  What is the difference between Search Engine Optimization (SEO) and Search Engine Marketing (SEM)? The easy way to explain the difference between Search Engine Optimization (SEO) and Search Engine Marketing (SEM) is to relate it to two of the main drivers of traditional marketing, public relations (PR) and advertising campaigns. SEO is similar to […]

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How to Setup a Facebook Page, with Article Content in Less than 10 Minutes

  To set up a professional looking Facebook page complete with your first few posts in under 10 minutes, follow these steps. Insert your company logo in the size 180×180 pixels. Insert your Facebook Page cover photo image 851 x 315 pixels. You can get stunning looking, ready-made cover photo images at for just a […]

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Why Content is Essential in Website Design

When making plans for anything in life, it’s best to have specific goals in mind. Even when planning your child’s birthday party – you will instinctively do this. So when planning an overhaul of your existing Website or designing a new one, setting specific and achievable goals is even more important. Internet marketing guru Seth […]

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Live Video Streaming – Periscope vs Meerkat


 vs  Article Update: March 2017 – It’s all over Periscope won. Live Video Streaming is set to become the hottest social media property during 2015, two apps namely Meerkat and Periscope have emerged as the frontrunners thus far but other apps like Livestream, Ustream and Stringwire have also gained good traction in the market. Meerkat is […]

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How to Start an eCommerce Site in South Africa – Part 1 – Introduction

eCommerce Sites

In this series we will guide through the process of setting up your eCommerce store. Introduction to eCommerce in South Africa Ever since Groupon first entered South Africa, the online marketplace has changed. Before Groupon, web shoppers were reluctant to divulge their credit card details online and a general feeling of distrust reigned. Groupon came […]

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Welcome to The Marketing Channel of South Africa!

Hi, my name is Leon Swartz and together with Carel Van Graan we decided to launch South Africa’s ultimate marketing website. Marketing Channel is not purely a news channel, it is an education channel specifically aimed at providing the South African Marketer, Entrepreneur and Affiliate Marketer with the very best and latest knowledge and thinking […]

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