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The union of your site and affiliate programs

Posted on : 24-01-2010 | By : admin | In : Articles

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Affiliate Programs + Your website = Moneymoney_banknote

Are you a webmaster or an owner of a website? Or multiple sites? Every considered using them to take part in affiliate marketing programs to earn an extra buck? Participating in affiliate programs found on the internet has what people been doing to earn money online for quite some time now. Some have proven to be so successful it has literally been life-changing for them. For the better of course. Every webmaster or web site owner loves incoming traffic to their site right? What I’m trying to say is that why not make an extra income off of it? You’ll definitely be glad you did.

(Check out Michael Edwards’ Clickbank Affiliate Loophole which contains new and fresh methods for affiliate marketing)

Which Affiliate Program then?

There are plenty of affiliate programs to choose from out there (as you may have already known or guessed). So entirely in your control to choose the affiliate program of your liking. Naturally people tend to select the affiliate programs which has the highest pay out. I have to agree that theoretically the idea is good, but practically it might not be such a good one. The reason is that a big bunch of people are thinking and doing the same exact thing, therefore you’ll only have more competitors to fight off. More competitors only diminishes your chance of success. Unless you’ve already been joining affiliate programs for a long time and you KNOW what you’re doing, then that’s a different story.

If you’re new to all of this, you usually won’t have a fighting chance. Don’t get me wrong here, I’m not trying to discourage you. My point is, try to find the affiliate programs that are smaller and start off from there. You’ll learn faster and once you’re doing better, you can finally join the big boys arena. It’s better to have sales which have a smaller payout compared to not selling a single thing with a biggest payout. Get the picture?

Ok, to help you narrow down your mountain of affiliate program choices out there, here’s a small checklist to help you get started :

  • Try to look for affiliate programs that pays at least a 25% commission rate. Too low and you’re just wasting your time.
  • When you’re satisfied with the payment rate, thoroughly discuss on how will you be paid and the method of payment to be used. Don’t get caught without an account that they can transfer your earnings into.
  • Try to find out if the affiliate program that interests you have good support such as providing tools to help you track the progress of your sales.
  • Good affiliate programs also offers you resources such as advertising banners, buttons, graphics, texts and more.

To your Affiliate success!

Being part of an affiliate program is one thing. Successfully making large sums of money online from promoting stuff off affiliate program, now that’s another. The potential of affiliate programs or affiliate marketing is near limitless, so to increase your chances of success, it’s good to do your own research and find out how you can be a successful affiliate marketer. Knowledge is power.

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Why Entrepreneurs are in LOVE with Affiliate Marketing

Posted on : 20-12-2009 | By : admin | In : Uncategorized

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Both real life and online entrepreneurs are heeding the call of making money online especially through affiliate marketing.What makes the pull of affiliate marketing so strong? Is it because they have such a keen eye at the business potential that affiliate marketing holds? If there is, just what is it that makes it so inviting? We’ll go through some of them. Even though, there might be just a few listed here (not limited to), but the advantage of just one of these makes affiliate marketing ever so enticing.

Low Investment

Best thing about affiliate marketing is that you don’t need to own anything to sell something.

Confused?
What you’re actually doing is selling someone else’s stuff. The creation of the product, customer support, shipping, handling and delivering are all taken care of by the merchant. Most of the expenses that an affiliate marketer has to bear is usually the advertising costs. So it’s up to you to get creative and determine ways on how to help sell the merchant’s product. You decide on how much to spend and where to spend it on.

Anyone can do it

The computer, where once considered to be a luxury is now just a norm. Is it now a common sight for every household to have a personal computer that’s connected online. And these are the exact main ingredients needed in affiliate marketing, a computer and an internet connection. You don’t need a degree in Computer Science to be an affiliate marketer. The world wide web has grown increasingly user-friendly and everything now involves just pointing and clicking.

All you have to do is just know where to look.

High and speedy returns

As an affiliate marketer, all the resource you’ll need are usually supplied my the merchant beforehand. For example, you’ll be supplied with sales letters, graphics such as product logos and banners, links for suggested ad placement and many more. All the hard is already done for you. Now all you have to do is to refer customers to the merchant’s website and you will be rewarded with a very generous commission for each succesful sale that is made.

Worldwide connection to the internetThanks to the internet, it has opened a whole new door for entrepreneurs. And with the ever-growing popularity of the internet, more and more people are getting connected each passing day, this only means that your customer base will only get BIGGER and there’s no sign of it stopping anytime soon.