Posted on June 10th, 2020 in Affiliate Marketing
There is a lot of money to be made Affiliate Marketing, but do you know how to make money as an affiliate? In this article we’ll show you 10 successful affiliate marketing strategies that anyone can start doing today.
The first thing you need to do is change your mindset about the process. Too many people are expecting to get rich quick, and most of them will fail. It can take a bit of time to get the perfect groove going for yourself.
The most important thing to remember is you want to help solve a problem or answer a question, not just sell something. People are more responsive to a product that clearly addresses needs and concerns. Otherwise, it just feels like any other ad and often ends up being ignored.
Pay per click campaigns (or PPC) can be an effective method for marketing affiliate products, however there are a few important notes. Since Google recently restricted the use of affiliate links within their Ads, you’ll need to have your own landing page hosted. This landing page should have unique, resourceful and informative content on it, and your affiliate links mixed in strategically.
On top of that, it’s easy to spend a lot of money on Google Ads if you don’t know what you’re doing. And you may or may not get that money back in returns. Try and read up on helpful information for optimizing your PPC campaigns before you start spending money.
It’s natural to want to go out and try and promote as many products as you can get your hands on. But if you choose a specific niche and stick to it, that is choose a specific topic, like weight loss, credit repair, retail, etc, you’ll be able to focus all of your energy on that one topic and build up a good traffic source for your affiliate links.
Since content marketing is such a great source of traffic, you’ll want to write blog posts on your niche, join social media groups relevant to your niche, and create as much content as possible. It’s smart to choose something you already know, so you don’t have to spend time researching before creating new content.
Videos are able to capture your audience’s attention in a fraction of the time it takes for them to read an entire article or blog post. The average consumer makes a decision as to whether they are interested in your product or not within the first few seconds of landing on your sales page.
With an informative and enjoyable VSL (Video Sales Letter), you’ll be able to help them make that decision by capturing their attention right away.
Some affiliate programs allow you free access to their products, and some require you to purchase it. This may seem counter intuitive, especially when the end goal is to make money, however by obtaining their product, you’ll have a better understanding on how to use it, and how to sell it.
Consumers trust you to refer them to quality, useful products. Obtain the product, make a short video on how to use it, or a review video on what you thought of the product itself, and your visitors will gain more trust in you.