Affiliate Marketing Tips

I am sure that each one of you know someone who wants to work for themselves in one form or another. The allure of being your own boss can be over powering. But then…..reality sets in and you realize you either don’t have the money to do it, or the risk is to big for you, or both! Statistics show that some 90% of all small businesses will fail in the first year.

Affiliate marketing is almost like you being the commission salesman for a product, you are only what you sell. There can be no costs and not risks, as you can put in what you will and get rewarded accordingly. As with any other business affiliate marketing can be challenging, and you will have to work hard to build it up. But in the following paragraphs, you will find some tips that hopefully will make your journey a little easier, and successful as it can be.

When you sell anything, it is always good to know all about your product and to believe in it as well. Also, working with something that is familiar is kind of like having experience in that field. Your job can be a little easier. But remember that in the world of affiliate marketing there are no perfect setups/programs. One other thing to consider is your website. Don’t over do it/stuff it with advertising and banner ads of all kinds. This is definitely one area where quality over quantity matters.

Affiliate marketing is a great way to make money and work for you. The risk to you is minimal and there is no start up cost. There are many great affiliate marketing programs out there and choosing the right one may seem like a daunting task. When you first start out remember to stick to what you know. Find something you know about and have an interest in. Make your site attractive to others and resist the urge to fill it with banners. This may end up having the opposite of your desired effect. Finally remember, there is no perfect program. Some will have success where others have failed. It is all down to you. Don’t give up.

If you have any questions or comments please leave them below.

19 Comments

  • Dgdewet

    Reply Reply February 6, 2017

    Hopefully I can get sales now on my affiliate blog. I haven’t made any sales on it. Will try what you said. Many Thanks

    • pericw

      Reply Reply February 6, 2017

      If you ever watch any of the Star Wars movies you will remember this, “do or do not , there is no try”.

  • Tim Arnot

    Reply Reply February 7, 2017

    Interesting ideas. I am new doing affiliate marketing and hope I can see a difference after trying out some of your ideas. Many Thanks!

    • pericw

      Reply Reply February 7, 2017

      Just remember that i may not have all the answers. Keep your eyes and ears open in case someone else may have some ideas that more closely fit with the kind of marketing that you do. Remember, there is no one right or wrong answer.

  • John Reese

    Reply Reply February 21, 2017

    Interesting ideas. I am new doing affiliate marketing and hope I can see a difference after trying out some of your ideas. Many Thanks!

    • pericw

      Reply Reply February 21, 2017

      I hope everything works out for you. Just remember that it doesn’t always go as smooth as we would like. But, JUST DO IT!

  • Alexandru Stamate

    Reply Reply April 10, 2017

    Thanks for this post. I’ve learnt something new today. Affiliate marketing is one of the most popular ways to monetize online content. Will suerely read more post from you!

  • Ching Law

    Reply Reply April 17, 2017

    Great information you have here. I think the hardest part for a lot of people especially newcomers to understand is that it takes time as you pointed out.

  • Jorge Tabarini

    Reply Reply April 18, 2017

    First to say thanks for sharing this great article. Affiliate marketing is good way to make money online. I am starting one today. Many Thanks!

  • Craig O'Neill

    Reply Reply April 25, 2017

    You’ve shared some very valuable tips here in regards to affiliate marketing. I like the fact that you showed why someone would want to get into affiliate marketing, and what strategies they can use to become successful in it. Many Thanks!

  • Jonathan Moss

    Reply Reply April 25, 2017

    The issue of affiliate marketing obviously does send chills down the spin of many because how to go about it is what raises many eyebrows but this is one post which has said it all.

  • Thomas Quinlin

    Reply Reply May 9, 2017

    Affiliate marketing has been making me some nice income online through my blog for a while now and I recommend everyone to do so just like in the post! A lot of helpful information, I have to write some of this stuff down.

  • Johny Nguyen

    Reply Reply May 9, 2017

    Really great article, a lot of info to make you think where your strategy might be placed, especially if you are just starting with this like I am.Thanks.

  • Albert Bertoldi

    Reply Reply May 12, 2017

    Really great article, a lot of info to make you think where your strategy might be placed, especially if you are just starting with this like I am.Thanks.

  • Larry Nichter

    Reply Reply May 25, 2017

    Love all these tips! I have just started getting more into promoting affiliate products and this list will help. I never really thought of going back through old posts and updating them.

  • John Shipman

    Reply Reply June 16, 2017

    Absolutely great post I loved the last point the you have to do something different rather then promoting affiliate products in traditional matter.

  • Barry Friedmann

    Reply Reply June 30, 2017

    Thank you for helping me gain idea on what to do next. I am working on my newly built affiliate blog and can’t wait to see good results. 🙂

  • Derek Barrington

    Reply Reply July 10, 2017

    Great advise for all new affiliates. It takes a long time to get a reasonable amount of traffic. This will help a lot of people out.

  • Stephen Turner

    Reply Reply July 11, 2017

    These are good source for blogging, but I usually used email marketing because I can easily sell and exchange products and links of website. I do guest blogging and link exchange.

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