affiliate marketing beginning

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hey guys,
I'm new here with you in this awesome forum willing to learn new things in the internet, I stepped by many articles and many categories of online business.
But the most interesting one for me was Affiliate Marketing, I kind know the general idea about it, but I don't know where or how to start learning,practicing and taking action, to build a dream of life that is having a successful online business.
#affiliate #beginning #marketing
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    • Profile picture of the author hassan chakir
      I already did read it, but there's some blind spots for me, like what type of website should I create? and how to partner up with seller if you are just a beginner?
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      • Profile picture of the author Monetize
        Originally Posted by hassan chakir View Post

        I already did read it, but there's some blind spots for me, like what type of website should I create? and how to partner up with seller if you are just a beginner?

        Most successful business people read all the time. They won't
        tell you they read a book several years ago and that was it. So
        keep reading. What type of site you develop depends upon the
        product you are promoting. Don't worry about being a beginner
        because everyone starts somewhere. I have found that if you
        develop a professional website you shouldn't have any issues
        getting approved by affiliate networks. You can always start off
        with Clickbank, that is a great way to get into affiliate marketing.
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  • Profile picture of the author Monetize
    Hello Hassan!

    Affiliate marketing is a great way to earn income but there
    are a few things you need to know, so I would recommend
    that you read a couple of books or watch some videos on
    the subject. And then start doing because that is the best
    way to learn.

    Good Luck!!!
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    • Profile picture of the author hassan chakir
      thanks man,
      can you please recommend me some of theme?
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  • Profile picture of the author digitalnirmal
    read affiliate forums
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  • Profile picture of the author Apratim Barua
    You need four things in affiliate marketing.
    1. Select your niche market.
    2. Create a web page to capture email of prospects.
    3. Market products and services to your email list.
    4. Digital marketing to bring traffic to your web page that you created in step 2.
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    • Profile picture of the author hassan chakir
      this is really helpful Mr. Apratim,
      I just have some questions like: what kind of website do I need ? Blog or ecommerce or ... ?
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      • Profile picture of the author savidge4
        Originally Posted by hassan chakir View Post

        this is really helpful Mr. Apratim,
        I just have some questions like: what kind of website do I need ? Blog or ecommerce or ... ?
        A blog will work. Most people would use a WordPress blog. You do not need an ecommerce type site if you are selling affiliate information based products like anything found on JVZoo.
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  • Profile picture of the author JasonMorrisCMP
    Affiliate Marketing is like being an online sales person and marketer all in one. You have to learn your audience, do research about what they are saying, hearing, what their hell is, and what their heaven is, etc. Then, you have to craft your message to those people.

    If people tell you that you can just run an ad for a product without doing research, you will probably not be successful and have a large credit card bill.

    There are many things you need to run a successful business. You need a website to blog and build sales funnels, you need an autoresponder to follow up with people who sign up for your email list. You will need training on how to run that business and engage with people organically, like this forum.

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    • Profile picture of the author hassan chakir
      thank you Jason,
      these are really helpful tips like building a blog, but how can I bring people to my website?
      and I'm also wondering if I should make website first then some content and after that maybe I can think about other details?
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      • Profile picture of the author JasonMorrisCMP
        You can run ads or you can go the organic route or both. I think the thing to do is create content. Your audience is out there, you just have to find them. I find this site to be a good way to help others and gain recognition, even if my posts are interpreted as self-promoting. There are people here that want to help. Forums are a great place to connect. You need to find other forums and places to start getting recognized. Video is good too, or maybe podcasting will be your thing. If you set up a site, make sure your social media profiles point to it. Maybe even throw it in the banner graphic to show people your site. If you are going to run ads, get good training on how to research your audiences. You are the perfect avatar, you know what your pains and wanted gains are, so don't even run ads until you research your market.
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  • Profile picture of the author DIABL0
    I've been promoting affiliate / CPA offers for over 19 years. However, I do things differently than most.

    I heavily promote PPL (pay per lead...lead generation) offers. This is because there is no credit card / purchase required to complete an offer. All a user has to do is fill out a form, so conversion rates are typically much higher compared to offers that require a sale to be made.

    I favor offers that have a make, get, or save money benefit to them, as they have overall worked the best. They also tend to have the greatest mass appeal (will be of interest to a large general audience), so the potential exists to produce high volume and they are fairly easy to cross-promote on the back-end.

    Some of the verticals (niches) I have done extremely well with are: education, insurance, loans, debt, credit, mortgage, assistance, discount offers, homeowner offers, etc...

    The bulk of the PPL offers that I promote pay $15-$40 per lead, but I also promote offers that pay more and less. You don't want to get too caught up on what an offer pays because how well it converts is just as important. For example, if you have an offer that pays $9, but if it converts at 2X or more of a $20 offer, then it will perform about the same or possibly better. At the same time, if you have an offer that pays $90 and it converts poorly, it may not even be worth promoting.

    I have also done just as good with dating website sign-ups and pretty good with free trial + S/H offers. I also promote a very limited number of offers that are straight sales. For them, mass appeal is still the number one thing I look for and I also look for one of the following...

    1) The product is new and/or novel-unique and you can't purchase it locally or even something similar. I don't waste my time with it once something similar shows up in Walmart.

    2) The buyer can truly get what is being offered at a decent discount.

    3) Solves a house is on fire type problem.

    However, I mainly promote non-PPL offers on the backend.

    Bottom line, it's far easier to get someone fill out a short form than to get them to pull out their credit card and make a purchase. So why struggle with trying to sell this or that, when you can provide free information that users want/need and get paid well doing it.

    Something to think about.
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  • Profile picture of the author TobiMDD
    you most likely will need a landing page in order to collect emails from your subscribers and to follow up with them.
    the key to affiliate marketing success nowadays is to promote high ticket offers, because that way you end up in profit
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  • Profile picture of the author Tung Dao
    If you want the fastest result, I'll say buy a trustworthy course and taking action.
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  • Profile picture of the author cheese1688
    Hello and welcome!

    Affiliate marketing is a very good choice, as you could start promoting any affiliate offer without spending any money, just using free traffic sources.

    To learn more about affiliate marketing I would suggest searching this topic on warrior forum (I am sure you will find plenty of similar topics and plenty of quality info) and of course you should use youtube for information about aff marketing.

    Good luck!
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  • Profile picture of the author levandau
    Originally Posted by hassan chakir View Post

    hey guys,
    I'm new here with you in this awesome forum willing to learn new things in the internet, I stepped by many articles and many categories of online business.
    But the most interesting one for me was Affiliate Marketing, I kind know the general idea about it, but I don't know where or how to start learning,practicing and taking action, to build a dream of life that is having a successful online business.
    You should focus on developing only one skill: seo, social marketing, email marketing.
    I think new people should start with social, such as developing an Instagram account or tiktok
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  • Profile picture of the author Jamell
    You have taken a step in the right direction in asking questions so that you can.get feed back and validation .Picking out a niche would be helpful too but also knowing your skillsets and using them to solve will help big time .Learn 1 skill at a time and start applying yourself.Take small actionable steps
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  • Hi Hassan,

    For a beginner of Affiliate Marketing, apart from understanding the general idea of what it is all about, it is important to understand the key thing of generating traffic. Traffic to buy from you. You have both the paid traffic, which most of you already know and the free traffic, which is organic traffic from different sources.

    I think having a mentor to guide and advise you will also help you to scale up faster. Something for you to think about. I am also into affiliate marketing and I have my mentor guiding me along to make my journey a little easier without groping too much in the dark.

    Wishing you the best in your journey.
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  • Profile picture of the author ramtar
    You'll get a lot of answers about the technical stuff you need to do. Yes you need to do them, but if you don't get exposure to your affiliate offers, you won't sell anything, so ask yourself: how can I generate traffic? What can I give people to atract them, so I can collect their emails and they offer affiliate products?

    Think about creating a blog or a youtube channel, you need an asset so people can follow, trust you, and accept the offers you suggest them.

    Those take some time of course to generate results if you can't wait you can invest money, for example buying solo ads, facebook/instagram ads, etc.
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