Do you want to earn money at the comfort of your home or even when you are on your break time during work hours? Yes, it is possible!
Have you ever heard of affiliate marketing?
What is Affiliate Marketing?
Affiliate marketing is a very common marketing strategy in the internet today. Many bloggers and writers are very familiar with this technique.
How does it work?
It works like referral and rewards, like for example in buying a house and lot, for every successful referral you can get as much as 1% commission from the agent.
Affiliate marketing works as you promote a certain product or services and it gain popularity via your efforts.
To whom I will be going to affiliate?
You need to understand the four factors in this business, they are the merchant, the network, the publisher and the consumer.
The merchant is the product, the network is the mediator, the publisher is the affiliate which in this case is you and the consumer.
So as the affiliate, how can you make money with this strategy?
Here are the 3 easy ways on how to make money online in affiliate marketing:
1. Create a blog
The most important thing to do is to create a blog if you still don’t have one. Choose a niche for your blog, niche means a specific theme. It can be about home improvement, telecommunications, technology, lifestyle, parenting, sports, entertainment, home remedies, do it yourself projects, gardening, economics, politics- name it, just anything under the sun. It has to be personal or an advocacy.
So how are you going to choose the niche for your blog?
First, choose your top 3 most favorite niche then evaluate which one you are most interested with. Then start writing blog posts in your chosen niche. In choosing your blog niche, it is also important to know what is trending on the market, in this way, you will attract merchant and network to hire you as their affiliate.
If you desire more than one niche, you can always make another blog.
There are free blog hosting sites that you can find on the internet.
2. Look for products and services that needs promotion
Be active in internet researches, maximized the potential of your social media accounts like Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. You can find a lot of products and services that need marketing promotions. Look for products and services that suits to your blog niche. But do not just accept affiliations, always consider the credibility of the product or service that is asking for your affiliation.
3. Use helpful tools
There are lots of helpful tools that can help you in your affiliate marketing, you can find a lot of choices that are available on the internet for free.
Some of these helpful tools are:
The Advanced Marketing Institute’s Emotional Marketing Value Headline Analyzer, this tool will help you to see the potential of your headline as it analyzed it.
Content Idea Generator, this tool will give you hundreds of ideas for your headlines and topics.
Google Analytics. The tool will let you know where does your website traffic comes from.
So what are you waiting for, just follow these 3 easy steps and you’re good to go!