Suppose that you have a blog to promote affiliate marketing already. If you don’t have one yet, you can consider setting up a simple blog with WordPress open source. It’s easy and fun!
Ok, let’s get started to make money from affiliate marketing! That is easier than getting approved by Google Adsense in the present day
In this article, I would like to divide the process into 5 main steps and you are required to follow each step as below:
Step 1: Register Account as Affiliate Marketer.
Well, to become an affiliate marketer on the internet, you are required to register a free account in affiliate companies’ website. Registration may need some time to get approved, and the duration to verify your application varies based on certain types of affiliate programs you chose. In contrast, some companies might approved your application shortly after your form submission.
If you don’t know how to do it or face any challenge during application, you should find someone who has experience to solve problems and re-submit it.
You may also be interested in registering as affiliate with some popular websites like Amazone, ClickBank, LinkShare and Commission Junction.
Step 2: Select a Product to promote
When selecting affiliate program, you should work with any companies that give you many kinds of products to be promoted or sold. Otherwise, there will be unwanted limited to your favorite products.
What about working with Amazon? This program is good to join because there is no limitation to kinds of product you want to sell- you can promote any product with Amazon even you use blog with different niche from any kinds of product.
Also, you need to make sure that there is a payment method to your country even though there are many possible ways to send money to you.
Step 3: Get Marketing Materials
How to promote their product? Don’t be worried because your application is approved, affiliate programs will guide you to use marketing materials for your affiliate campaign.
These promoting materials usually include:
- Advertising banners
- Autoresponder emails
- Pay per click copy
- Landing pages
- Sales pages
- Videos and so on…
Step 4: Promote the Products
As you have read in my previous articles, you can promote your affiliate product through your blog and other methods written in Best Ways to Increase Blog’s Traffic. Again, social media websites are free, fast, and powerful tools to promote online product, so make the best use of them.
Besides free methods, there are also effective paid strategies to promote your affiliate product on the internet. However, before investing in such paid services, you need to be certain that your earning commission exceeds the financial costs and time.
Most common companies providing paid advertising service are BuySellAds, Adbrite for banner ads; Google Adwords and Facebook for pay per click; Directory of Ezines for email marketing; and so on.
Step 5: Keep Track of Clicked Links
Day by day, you promote a lot of ads links. Then you will probably get lost in those links. You don’t know what strategy leads to the most clicks because you are drown in your own advertising.
So you should find a method to keep track of links you promote online. By doing so, you know what ways generate you more revenue and what waste your time and effort. If you find any strategies that convenient and effective for you, you stick to them to increase your revenue.
Making money via affiliate marketing needs you to be stick to the five steps before money come into your account. This business model is for everyone who is interested in making good income; however, things take time to grow, so be patient and keep doing until success is found.