First of all, you should be using Google Chrome as your default browser. No ifs or buts on that one.
Oh, you are already? Smart.
Now as you probably know, Google has a ton of extensions that you can add (many of them free) to make your online affiliate marketing journey much easier.
They appear on the top right of your screen as so:
But with all the choices, which ones are really necessary? If you are an affiliate marketer, then I will identify the ones I feel are vital. There may be others but I’ll keep the list to 10.
My Top 10 Google Chrome Extensions
When you have more than one or two passwords, you need a safe and secure way of keeping them all in one place. Also, you can create folders that you can share with your VAs later on down the road if need be.
What stands for Web of Trust. It basically tells you how trustworthy a website is based on user feedback. It looks at trustworthiness and child safety.
While not always 100% accurate, it’s great for checking out affiliate offers because if they get a poor rating, chances are it’ll be difficult to direct link on places like Facebook.
Anyone writing or outsourcing articles, landers and so on needs to make sure they are well-written. No typos and so on. Grammarly allows you to do this and I am using Grammarly for this article( Now watch the spelling nazis point out an error).
If you want to run affiliate offers in other countries this is a great extension. You can simply switch to aproxy of that country and then check out some competition.
FB Pixel Helper
As you may expect, FB Pixel helper helps you validate your FB Conversion and Custom Audience Pixels.
Ever wanted to take a screenshot of the whole screen? With Awesome screenshot you can. Great for capturing sales pages and landers and then to send to VAs to copy or to go over yourself.
Tag Assistant helps to troubleshoot installation of various Google tags including Google Analytics and Google Tag Manager.
It helps you verify that you have installed various Google tags correctly on your page. Just navigate to any page and Tag Assistant will tell you which tags are present, report any errors and suggest improvements that can be made
When you browse the web, your data leaves a digital footprint. This footprint, connected by tracking technologies (called trackers), helps companies build a profile about you and how you interact with their sites and their competitors, allowing them to optimize their communications and site experience to reach you – and others like you – at the right place, at the right time.
User Agent Switcher
In simple terms, you can view your pages as they would be seen on any device. Great if you are affiliate marketing and want to see how your landing page looks on Android for example.
PS…Hope you enjoyed this post on my top 10 Google Chrome extensions. Please leave a comment and share and also tell me your choice for preferred extension.