Which one is best for Affiliate Marketing - Facebook or website?

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Hi Friends,

Could anyone suggest me which is the best medium to do affiliate marketing either Facebook or Website???
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  • Profile picture of the author alexhan
    Depend on what affiliate product you are selling. If you're selling actual product, my best guess is Facebook. If you're selling digital product, based on my experience, website has better result compare to Facebook.
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    • Profile picture of the author Elayaraja
      Originally Posted by alexhan View Post

      Depend on what affiliate product you are selling. If you're selling actual product, my best guess is Facebook. If you're selling digital product, based on my experience, website has better result compare to Facebook.

      Hi,

      Thanks for your suggestion, If i choose actual products then how do I market in Facebook/
      Any suggestions from your side.
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  • Profile picture of the author BradVert2013
    Both. I use Facebook to drive traffic to my website. They complement each other very well.
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  • Profile picture of the author Randy McLean
    Why not use both?

    Create a FB fan page (free), regularly post engaging content and ultimately send them to your web site or affiliate link(s).

    Certain niches work really well for this. You can buy thousands of fitness memes (example) for dirt cheap from places like Fiverr.

    Pets is another example. Stuff people really like to share.

    It's a pretty simple and inexpensive way to start and grow an affiliate marketing business.
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  • Profile picture of the author discrat
    I concur with both !! Have an optin on Fan Page sending them to Website/Landing Page. And of course vice versa with Facebook link on Website
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  • Profile picture of the author absolutelee
    Probably both. You'll need a way to get traffic to your website. That's what Facebook is for.
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  • Profile picture of the author shmol
    I totally agree,

    Why not use both to totally maximize your traffic and the amount of sales that you can make.

    Also, with facebook you can join or ask to join groups in your niche and then interact with them, and overtime have a bigger audience for the products that you are promoting.
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  • Profile picture of the author Abegail Smith
    Probably both, But I prefer facebook. cause most people use facebook so you can just post your brand and add caption.
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  • Profile picture of the author drewgood
    Depends on the product. Facebook can be a gift or a curse depending on what you're selling and how you're describing it. I've seen people have great success with it, but for me, being in the men's dating advice space, they've never been more to me than a uselsess thorn in my side.
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  • Profile picture of the author abuziyad3
    Both , You need website to make valuable content or review for your products , Facebook to get more Free traffic , and Paid traffic with low cost by facebook ads.

    You should to learn more about FB ads, There are a lot of FREE resources to learn on youtube , Make sure to watch newest videos with new FB ads updates.
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  • Profile picture of the author Gururamdav123
    Both are best for Affiliate Marketing .But In Facebook it can reach the customers with in short time period and the usage of Facebook is very high so Facebook is best for Affiliate compare to website
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  • Profile picture of the author mojo133
    Social media like FB is always good for Affiliate promotion But FB with Website will give you best results.
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  • Profile picture of the author ChrisBa
    Originally Posted by Elayaraja View Post

    Hi Friends,

    Could anyone suggest me which is the best medium to do affiliate marketing either Facebook or Website???
    IMO both.. I don't see why you would want to limit yourself, why not just do both?
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  • Profile picture of the author monjurul24
    If you want to know that, Which Affiliate marketing is best or Which affiliate market place is profitable & trusted, Then I'll suggest you Click bank or Commission Junction is the best marketplace. Now, If you want to know that, Which Social Media marketplace are best for the Affiliate market? The answer is Facbook. Thank You.
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  • Profile picture of the author Ian Jackson
    Originally Posted by Elayaraja View Post

    Hi Friends,

    Could anyone suggest me which is the best medium to do affiliate marketing either Facebook or Website???
    A) No, because no one has a clue about the components of your business, your plans, your strategy, your objectives etc etc.

    B) You're comparing apples with oranges; you have to research where your target market spend its time... and spend your time there too
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  • Profile picture of the author feedmemoreadscom
    Back in the day I would have said FB but these days because of so many security and policy restrictions I'm just not sure that they can be trusted with all the hard work you would put on their servers...here today gone tomorrow if you know what I mean.
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  • Profile picture of the author hynds
    Originally Posted by Elayaraja View Post

    Hi Friends,

    Could anyone suggest me which is the best medium to do affiliate marketing either Facebook or Website???
    I think you should have both. I'm using both Facebook and website (not personal blog) to promote products. In many cases and campaigns I need people read my Ads on Facebook and then click on the ads to come on the website and make an order on it. By this way, I can get many traffic from social, and with that traffic I can set up many Re-targeting campaigns to promo more. If you do your own business you probably have all FB, website, twitter,...and many channels to do digital marketing strategies.

    Good luck to you,
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  • Profile picture of the author brutecky
    My entire business is built around my website. Facebook is a traffic method, not a marketing platform.
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  • Profile picture of the author dcbeckster
    Originally Posted by Elayaraja View Post

    Hi Friends,

    Could anyone suggest me which is the best medium to do affiliate marketing either Facebook or Website???
    Greetings, I use both as your website and Facebook have their own unique role or attribute. The thing about your website, unlike Facebook, you are in complete control of the content, layout, structure, and ultimately, the user experience. Once a lead or potential subscriber lands on your website, you can direct or lead that person wherever you want them to go. Conversely, Facebook is in complete control of the user experience and you have very little, if any, control. What Facebook is primarily used for, as brutecky pointed out, is to generate traffic and then direct that traffic to your website, offer landing page, etc. So as you can see I hope, each tool, your website and Facebook, have their own purpose. Hope this helps!
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  • Profile picture of the author wrcato2
    Both. You could try blogging using blogger or typepad but using a self hosted WP site is much better. I would also add as a must have tool and that is what a website and SM is a tool, is an autoresponder. With out it you will be marketing all the time hunting new customers all the time.

    If I was starting out I would use the website as a lead page only. This is where you get people to join your list and build your audience. You can always create a blog on a sub domain later.
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  • Profile picture of the author amuro
    Originally Posted by Elayaraja View Post

    Hi Friends,

    Could anyone suggest me which is the best medium to do affiliate marketing either Facebook or Website???


    I will say both.

    Here is my simple formula for you to understand better.

    Blog => Facebook Fanpage => Facebook Ads / Groups And Youtube Traffic => Landing Page => One Time Offer And Upsells => List Building And Email Marketing.

    What I learn from Adam Short of NPC.
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  • Profile picture of the author M Thompson
    Without a doubt website, if you want to build a business you need to have control of all you assets , you don't have that with facebook. You could lose you account overnight.

    There are plenty of blogs earning 6 figures from affiliate income, I don't know of any that do that amount of affiliate income on FB alone
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  • Both are not bad. Fb are offer you lots of traffic to your website in addition to a great online market. You may great market your website on Fb. You are able to promote your goods at facebook.
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  • Profile picture of the author princetotem
    Just something to remember at all the advice of 'both' - if you do not have the time to maintain both sufficiently, pick one and go all in. As for selling, I would always choose website first, simply because selling on Facebook is technically selling on someone elses turf. You can always start up a facebook as a tool for traffic after you've created a decent sales funnel on your website.
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  • Profile picture of the author SamNuku
    hey bud, i put together this quick video to help answer your question! i hope it does

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  • Profile picture of the author agmccall
    Originally Posted by Elayaraja View Post

    Hi Friends,

    Could anyone suggest me which is the best medium to do affiliate marketing either Facebook or Website???
    The one that you master

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