Affiliate marketing to promote other people’s products. If you know someone else’s product successfully promotes and ensures that the consumer buys the product through your website, you get a percentage commission for this. So you have no own product, but you promote the products of others.
This is done by a special affiliate link to place on your website. This then links to the product you’re promoting. By using a special affiliate link, the visitor can be precisely measured is through your website, and so you will get commissions when consumers buy the product.
You can read some tips that will definitely help you to implement successful affiliate marketing.
Be personal. Display on your website with whom they are dealing. People trust a faster website that they know there behind the face
Create new videos in which you discuss for example products
Write new articles regularly, which is good for your ranking in Google (free visitors are the best that you can have)
Make sure you get as many clicks (clicks on affiliate links), often take the cookie from the click about 30 days. If a visitor within 30 days after the click still buy the product, you still get that commission!
Promote only products that really sell. If a product is not selling (not convert), it is a waste of time that you have invested in. Often you see a score of advertisers in the affiliate networks. It can deduce how to properly sell a product.
Try a genuine authority of the product that you’re promoting to (make it truly a quality website)
We call the places you find these people “traffic sources”. There are many, many of them.
Some of the most common sources of traffic include:
Running a big, successful website which you control and can put adverts on.
Using Search Engine Optimization techniques to get visitors from popular Google searches to a website you control.
Paying the owner of a popular website to let you place ads on their site – anything from a popular blog to Facebook.
Paying an “advertising network” to let you place ads on dozens of sites that they manage adverts for.
Paying for ads in a mobile app or other software that’s supported by advertising.
Brief about Advertiser, Publisher and Consumer:
Advertiser: Advertiser is a person or a company owner who pays affiliates for sending traffic to their websites. It is also called Merchant.
Publisher: A publisher is a company or a individual that promotes advertiser’s product in exchange for earning money or commission by showing ads.
Consumer: The consumer is one who sees the ad and takes a action by clicking link it takes them from publisher’s website to advertiser’s website.
Some common campaign models of Affiliate Marketing are:
Cost Per Visit
Cost Per Search
Cost Per Acquisition/Action
Cost Per Lead
Cost Per Download/Install
Cost Per Sales
Various ways used to deliver theses campaigns are:
The Advantages :-
Work from home
Work from anywhere there is an internet connection
Take your business traveling or on vacation with you
Very cheap to run an affiliate marketing business
Be your own boss
Live lifestyle freedomof time and money
Spend more time with loved ones
No purchasing, storing or shipping of products
No dealing with the customer directly
How affiliate marketing works???
Affiliate marketing isn’t the only way to earn money from blogs but its one of the best ways. Create a website with great niche to place the products and service you recommend. Find the products that relevant to your blog content to promote from affiliate networks such as click bank, CJ and shareasale. Write a review and rate the product and add unique link on that page to help visitors to decide what to buy. You’ll receive a commission, when the person clicks buys the product based on your recommendation.
Here are some of the common terms associated with affiliate marketing how does it work:
Affiliates:Publishers like you and me who are using affiliate program links to promote and make sales.
Affiliate marketplace:There are many marketplaces like Shareasale, CJ. These work as central databases for affiliate programs in different niches.
Affiliate software:Software used by companies to create an affiliate program for their product.
Affiliate link:Special tracking link offered by your affiliate program to track the progress of your affiliate promotion.
Affiliate ID:Similar to the affiliate link, but many affiliate programs offer a unique ID which you can add to any page of the product site.
Payment mode:Different affiliate programs offer different methods of payment. Example: Check, wire transfer, PayPal, and others.
Landing pages:A unique product sales or demo page used for the purpose of increasing sales. Most of the programs that you will be promoting have many landing pages, and you can run A/B testing to see which pages convert best for you.
Link clocking:Most of the affiliate tracking links are ugly. Using a link clocking technique like URL shorteners, Thirsty Affiliates, etc., you can turn ugly links into links that can be read and understood by your readers.
Custom coupons:Many programs allow affiliates to create custom coupons which are also used to track sales. Custom discount coupons help you to increase affiliate sales as well.