So a few folks are tempted to pick up exact match domain names for certain products they want to promote using Forever Affiliate. Andrew warns in the training about that being a huge risk because if the words you use are trademarked you can lose that domain name and all of your work in the amount of time it takes to say cease and desist.
Having been served one of those “you can’t have that in your domain name” notices and almost losing my affiliate status with a big network once upon a time, I recommend never messing with brand names or exact product names in the top level URL. I used the name of a branded product in a URL once, huge mistake. As soon as the site started doing well and getting traffic a notice showed up in my inbox.
Sometimes you’ll go under the radar, but it’s really not worth the risk. [Read more...]