How to get started with affiliate marketing?

by sagar Bhattarai 10 replies
Hello my Name is Sagar Bhatttarai i want to know how to run affiliate marketing
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  • Profile picture of the author Steve L
    Originally Posted by sagar Bhattarai View Post

    Hello my Name is Sagar Bhatttarai i want to know how to run affiliate marketing
    You want to know how to manage affiliates of your product or you are interested in learning more about how to be an affiliate for other product owners?
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  • Profile picture of the author hynds
    Originally Posted by sagar Bhattarai View Post

    Hello my Name is Sagar Bhatttarai i want to know how to run affiliate marketing
    I think if you want to join in affiliate marketing, you need a domain + hosting + a website to do promotion. After having all of them, then you need to find an affiliate network to join in, such as Clickbank, Amazon, CJ,...

    You also need to research carefully about the market you're going to join, about the products you're going to promo,...and many other things you need to do.
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  • Profile picture of the author T S Chan
    1) Choose a niche

    2) Setup a blog to post quality content on a regular basis

    3) Create a free gift to build opt in list (videos, ebooks, 5 days short training, free coaching...)

    4) Promote affiliate products through autoresponder messages (more content less promotion)
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  • You are are newbie in Affiliate marketing there are multiple ways to start .
    First is Free and Second is Paid method
    If you looking for free method, Invest small amount for purchasing Domain and hosting ( bluehost , Godaddy, etc ) write some fresh quality content and submit to Google and Bing webmaster tool, keep on doing for few month, you can see traffic coming from search engine, Same time build your leads using some of the WordPress plugin.
    Ninja Popups
    Icegram
    Bloom
    Sumo List Builder
    WP Subscribe Pro
    Thrive leads, Sumo, etc


    Paid Method is easy to start, but need little experience
    Advertising network like
    Bing Ads
    Facebook ads
    7 Search
    Solo ads etc

    Create a landing page and build your list using anyone of the email provider
    ( Awber, Getresponse etc )
    Promote your niche using email followup

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  • Profile picture of the author spartan14
    Choose a niche ,create a wordpress blog youtube channel and facebook pages .Create contents in this platforms and build an email list .Start by creating a good relation to your list and give them value content ,then you can start promoting products to them
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  • Profile picture of the author DWaters
    Another suggestion for you is to learn to use this forum as a research tool. Instead of asking a question and getting a few answers you can search a topic using the appropriate keywords and you will get lots of information, far more.


    The is a lot to learn concerning affiliate marketing but a lot of great info is here on this forum.
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  • Profile picture of the author Marketing4life
    1.Choose a niche
    2.Research keyword
    3. Setup a blog
    4.Post best content( how to and review article)
    5. Create a free gift to building email list
    6. Promote products with email
    7.link building to rank top keyword
    8. Make money ...........
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  • Profile picture of the author robinaraoz
    Hi Sagar,

    Thanks for asking, as Steve mentions, we'l gladly answer your question

    Please, could you tell us if you're question is related to running/starting an affiliate program for a product of yours where you intend to recruit affiliates to sell your product vs. joining as an affiliate for a current product you don't own?

    kind regards,
    Robin
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  • Profile picture of the author DIABL0
    I've been promoting affiliate / CPA offers for over 16 years.

    However, I do it quite 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 offers that I promote pay $20-$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.

    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.

    I drive traffic by acquiring 3rd party email data, which is data that the users have shown an interest in a specific vertical(niche) and have given permission to receive messages from third parties. You get the opt-in record for every user and it's 100% can-spam compliant.

    By acquiring data, I'm building assets that I then own and can market to over and over at very low cost. So I control and can drive traffic on-demand to the offers I'm promoting. Which is key to CPA / affiliate marketing success. However, 3rd party data will rarely be as responsive as a high-quality opt-in list you build yourself. But it really doesn't matter because it is much cheaper and highly scalable compared to convention list building.

    You don't want to just buy data blindly and you want to get it from reputable sources. You should always test a small, but adequate size sample and see how it performs. Then based on your test you will have a much better idea how quickly it will take to get break-even and what it is really worth to you.

    The key to making it work long term is to always be collecting your opens / clickers, segmenting, and removing unresponsive users. That way over time you are building smaller, but more responsive lists that you should eventually be able to send less and make more with each mailing. Essentially you are converting the data from quantity to quality.

    Basically, I monetize the data using PPL offers because they offer the path of least resistance to generating conversions($$$) and converting the data into cash producing assets. So it's really been the combination of the two PPL and data acquisition that has worked so well for me.

    Fresh / targeted 3rd party data is widely available for PPL verticals because they have mass appeal and a lot of data is generated on a daily basis for them. Where small niches or ones that are mainly driven by sales, for the most part, are more difficult to find if they even exist.

    Obviously, there is more to it, but done right it can be extremely profitable. Everyone that I know that is in the business and knows what they are doing, for the most part, does 6-7 figures. While that's a huge range, much comes down to one's ability to scale and effectively build / manage the infrastructure needed to scale.

    Something to think about.
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  • Profile picture of the author affilorama-portal
    Hi Sagar,

    There are a lot of ways to do affiliate marketing and it also involves a lot of things to make a website and earn from it. But, if you have been reading about affiliate marketing, you know that this is one of the ways to earn money online, which is specifically, earning income from promoting other people's products.

    You will find it easier if you can get a course in affiliate marketing. There are a lot of these online, all you need to do is to search for it. Google is your friend. Also, it does not have to be a paid course. You can get a lot of free tutorials from blogs, forums,and websites. You may also checkout Affilorama free course in affiliate marketing. We do provide free lessons for those interested to venture in the IM industry.

    Good luck!
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