Have you been considering a career change? Does working from home sound like the way forward for You? Learning Affiliate Marketing Is easy to accomplish all you need is a computer or a tablet and a wifi connection.
Have you got any idea what affiliate marketing is?
No Lisa I don’t have a clue, Let’s dive in and get learning!
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Affiliate marketing is a way to earn money by promoting companies products There are many advantages to this such as, you don’t need to have a physical store with products, you don’t need to own anything at all which makes this a great idea, it also means you don’t have to post anything anywhere, you do not need a physical premise and you don’t need to deal with customers inquiries.
it’s a way for companies to make more sales without putting any more effort into their own promoting. by paying affiliates it can make the items you are buying more competitively priced this is because it costs them less to pay you as opposed to paying for advertising themselves.
In real terms, they then go on to selling more. which let’s face it is the object of the exercise.
In a nutshell, you send customers to them and you get paid when the deal has been completed.
The Main Benefits Of Affiliate Marketing
- You can work from home or anywhere that has an internet connection
- No Boss to answer to
- Low start-up cost
- The potential earnings can be huge
How do you get paid
You get paid when a consumer/ purchaser which could be you clicks on a personal affiliate link that is totally unique to you and then goes onto buy a product or service, the link is provided by the affiliate program you are promoting
So you get paid per sale of each individual item, the amount depends on the commission structure of the actual program you are using, it can range from 1% to 10 % on average although a few pay much, much more.
The price is already built-in so the consumer will not pay any more for the item.
You can also get paid when people click on a link on your website and it takes the person to the site that you Are promoting it is called sending traffic.
The last way is a little more complicated and it’s called pay per lead, you get paid when you have persuaded the person To complete a certain task, such as giving an email address for a free book to be sent to them.
Sounds pretty neat to me, how about you?
How Can You Promote The Opportunity?
Before you promote anything you need to decide if you are going to do this with a blog if you decide yes then you would choose a niche subject, this is usually something you are knowledgeable or passionate about and needs to be something you can write about.
Not wanting a blog there are many other free options that you can choose you can post your links on Facebook. Twitter, Instagram, Linked In, or Tick Tok.
You can join a blogging group that will help you with comments that can help you with search engine rankings.
Another way is to do paid advertising such as a solo ad, if you are not sure what that is, it is where you pay a vendor who has an email list made up of people who like to buy things online and they present your opportunity to the list and that can help you to get more sales.
Where To Find Out More Information
You can use any search engine that you prefer, type in Affiliate Programs and then you can choose
As many as you wish to promote. Do not have all of your eggs in one basket.
There are some huge companies out there such as Amazon, eBay, Shopify, Clickbank, and many, many more to choose from.
Type in Amazon Affiliate program for example:
What can you sell
You can sell physical products of any description, exercise equipment, computers, shoes, clothes, Multivitamins, advertising space, digital products such as email software for e-mail marketing, online programs, e-books, online courses, to be honest, there is so much to choose from we could be here forever and a day listing everything.
Tips To Becoming Successful
There are many ways to become successful, here are a few I personally stick by.
- Blogging writing content on a regular basis,
- Using A Keyword Research Tool
- Not being in just one affiliate program.
- Using Tailwind to schedule my pins on Pinterest linked to the blog posts
- Marketing can be done on social media sites either free or paid.
- Discipline, you need to turn up and show up
- Consistency, keep doing what works.
- Never give up.
Not got a blog yet? Use this tutorial to get started absolutely free!
Who Is This For
This is for anybody who wishes to work from home, or indeed anywhere in the world with an internet connection.
If you want the freedom to stay at home with your children if you want to go on holiday 3, 4 or 5 times a year and still be able to earn money while you are away.
One major advantage is You can set your own hours and do this on a part-time or full-time basis it’s totally up to you and it can even be done in your pajamas.
Affiliate marketing is very easy to get into has an unlimited amount of niches. You can get paid a lot of money based on your efforts the more you put in initially the quicker you can grow And that means you can get more out of it.
You can find more information on the internet with a simple search on Google, Yahoo, or Bing.
You can work any hours of your choosing, no clocking In or out any more be your own boss.
You can even earn money while you are sleeping, this is called a passive income.
You could write a blog post and get paid from it for weeks, months, and yes even years later.
With billions of people buying items from the internet on a regular basis and this is growing every year, you will never run out of buyers for your niche.
If you are seriously fed up with the daily grind of your 9-5 job and setting the alarm clock for 5.30 Am for your daily
drive to work, where you are stuck in traffic, still half asleep and not happy to be going to the office at all then maybe this would be of great benefit to you.