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HOW DOES AFFILIATE MARKETING WORK?
Simply put, you are the affiliate and you are promoting a merchant’s product or service. You can promote via:
- Email blasts
- Social media
- Writing a review
- Making a YouTube video
And there are many, many more promo options available. For each lead or sale, you get a kickback (a commission). That’s it!
MAKING IT A FULL TIME INCOME
You turn affiliate sales into a full time income with the number of sales you make. In 30 days, if you can capture 100 sales or leads at $25 commission, you’ve just earned $2,500.
This is just an example folks.
You can earn more or less and commissions vary according to merchant.
Here are some success tips to get you in your path to earning full time affiliate income:
- Be authentic. Make honest recommendations. Don’t be driven by sales and don’t refer something you don’t stand by. Building and maintaining reader trust is #1.
- Add affiliate links to EVERY SINGLE POST. I love text links for this. You can seamlessly add them in wherever you want. Make it natural.
- Use a variety of tools. Don’t be afraid to experiment: text links, banners, etc.
- Reviews and roundup posts are moneymakers. Product reviews and round ups do amazingly well with affiliate links. Do more of these kind of posts.
MY FAVORITE NETWORKS
- Linqia: Great for sponsored posts.
- Shareasale: A huge hub for affiliates.
- OfferJuice: I joined solely because blog guru Michelle uses it (by the way, she banks $50K+ PER MONTH in affiliate income! Learn how here)
- Izea: One of the first networks I joined. Tons of opportunities instantly!
- Peerfly: Have you heard of CPA offers? Get paid by lead or by sale. Amazing income opportunity!!
- Flexoffers: Tons of opportunity and great income potential
MY FAVORITE AFFILIATE OFFERS
- Bluehost: Because it’s just awesome hosting AND very affordable. Packages now starting at $1.95/month
- Making Sense of Affiliate Marketing: If you’re serious about making money with affiliate marketing, this course if what you need, my friend. Really amazing. You’ll thank me!
- Shopify: Damn good store software. If you wanna launch an online store, Shopify is where it’s at! Check out: Starting a Profitable Online Store
- ConvertKIT: Amazing signup and newsletter service. It’s super easy and affordable. I’ve been with them from the start!
- Survey Savvy: My first survey, $80! What! I have seen folks bank $800-$1200 weekly from surveys!
- Vindale Research: An endless number of well-paying surveys. I just got a $50 payment check from them!
CREATING VALUABLE POSTS
Inserting your offers in your posts is what you’ll be doing but you wanna make sure you have quality posts first. Here are some tips to follow for A+ posts:
- Long posts of 1000+ words with long tail keywords (Try Hittail)
- A regular posting schedule. This doesn’t have to be daily or 5 times a week, just a regular schedule that your readers can become accustomed to so they become regulars on your blog.
- Lots of pics. Reading can get boring. Lace your posts with tons of eye-catching photos, infographics, charts, graphs, and more.
- Short paragraphs: This goes along with readability. 1, 2, and 3 sentence paragraphs do VERY WELL. Try this experiment: write a post with all 1 sentence paragraphs and see how many pageviews you get.
- Use bold, italics, and underlined: it adds depth and dimension to your post
- Write like you talk: Its super refreshing to hear “real” articles in the language that the author uses. For example: wanna instead of want to. I use this often. It’s just how I talk.
- Pinnable images: Aim for 1-3 pinnable images within your post.
- Use share tools: like the ones from Sumome or Shareaholic, for example
What are your favorite affiliate marketing tips?
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