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Before now, I’ve written several posts on how affiliate marketing, but yet, I keep getting emails and phone calls from people asking me How they can start an affiliate marketing business and earn money online, so I decided to write this post so that it can benefit and serve as a guide to anyone who want to earn money Online with little or no investment via affiliate marketing.
My believe is that anyone is who reading this post already knows what Affiliate Marketing is and how it works, if not, I will recommend you read:
Know that you know what affiliate marketing is, how can one start an affiliate marketing business and earn Money Online. There are 3 steps involved in starting an affiliate marketing business, Viz:
There are hundreds of affiliate marketing network on the internet with different policies and different types of products that you can promote. While Some are good for the promotion of E- products, others are good for the promotion of Household and Official Goods. While some allow marketers from the world over, others do not. So as an intending “internet marketer”, it is left for you to decide which affiliate marketing website, you should join. Don’t also forget to do some back ground check on the affiliate site you are choosing and make sure they do not scam marketers. I’ve heard of several instances where some affiliate sites refuses to pay their users their accrued commissions, so you need to be sure the affiliate Marketing Network is a paying one. One other thing you must consider while choosing an affiliate marketing website is its payment method, some pay via checks and direct bank deposit while others pay via paypal alone. And as you might have known, PayPal does not accept users from all part of the world, so it will be silly for someone who lives in a country where PayPal is not allowed to sign up with an affiliate Marketing Network that pays via paypal ALONE. Of all the affiliate Marketing Network, Clickbank is my favorite. Be sure to Check Out My List of the Top Paying Affiliate Networks, you should also check Out Ana’s Best Affiliate Marketing Program That Pay.
To start an affiliate marketing business, you must ensure that you choose a niche with a very high demand. The higher the demand, the more the money you are likely to earn from your affiliate campaigns. To earn money from affiliate marketing, you must ensure that you choose a Niche in which people are Hungry for a Solution to their problem. Find products that can give them Solution and they will gladly jump at it. The health niche and making Money Online Niche are two great Niche I will recommend for anyone planning to start an affiliate marketing business.
Must Read: How To Choose A Niche
After choosing a niche, the next thing is to choose the product or Products you will love to promote. But as a beginner, I will advise you start with just a single product. All you need do is to login to your affiliate marketing network, look through all the products that are available for your Niche. Make sure you visit the sales page or landing page of any product you plan to promote. You need to ensure that the sales page is captivating and is capable of bringing in Customers. The problem most affiliate marketers make is that they choose products just base on the percentage commission they will make from each sale. This is wrong. You have to ensure that:
The only thing that separate a good affiliate marketer from another is the method or way in which they use for promoting their affiliate product. Over the years, the following methods have worked perfectly for me when it comes to promoting affiliate Products:
So to recap it all, if you want to start an affiliate marketing business, you have to register with an affiliate Marketing Network, choose a Niche in which you will Love to focus On, Choose a Product and then promote the product using any other promotional method above. Since, it’s a Business, be sure to draw your Business Plan periodically and always ensure that you stick to it.You can also check out my Post On How to Increase Your Affiliate Marketing Earnings.
More also, you won’t become a Millionaire overnight with affiliate marketing, like any other business, you are Bound to fail. The more you fail, the more you acquire more experience. Do not give up. I have to stop here, it’s time to watch my favorite Program, Victorious, On my favorite Channel, Nickelodeon, DO have a Nice time.
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