Affiliate Marketing - What's the best way to Break in?

by b2finc
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Hey newbie to IM trying to break in, what the best way to get some momentum?

Thanks in advance for the help WF

B2finc
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  • Profile picture of the author Rich Struck
    By doing it.
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  • Profile picture of the author Dan Allard
    Seems like you're looking for a method, there are plenty and most of them will work as long as you take consistent action.

    If I was just starting out I'd do my market research, create a free report or video that helps your target customer, put it behind a squeeze page so they have to opt-in to receive it. Then I'd promote that squeeze page by guest blogging, social media, and some solo ads/ad swaps when you're ready.

    Like I said tho, there are tons of methods and ways to do it. Just make sure you stick to your plan once you have one. Most 'newbies' tend to 'move off course' a lot and that's what keeps them from seeing success.
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  • Profile picture of the author tharith
    Learning the rule of online marketing from guru is very important. When you are on the right track of online business, you will see big result.
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  • Profile picture of the author Brendan Mace
    The google sniper 2.0 course is what helped me learn how to make some pretty major bank. *Shameless plug* my signature offers a free report on how to use the google sniper 2.0 course effectively.

    I would combine the knowledge from that course with the amazon associates affiliate program. It's a great place to get your feet wet because amazon converts like no other site on the net. As long as your site gets targetted traffic, you will make sales.
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  • Profile picture of the author Norfolk
    Dan's got a great point. Find a niche and build a list. Don't bombard them with sales pitches, take time to establish a relationship. Targeted and responsive list is a great source of buying traffic, which is what you need for success.
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    • Profile picture of the author Brendan Mace
      Originally Posted by Norfolk View Post

      Dan's got a great point. Find a niche and build a list. Don't bombard them with sales pitches, take time to establish a relationship. Targeted and responsive list is a great source of buying traffic, which is what you need for success.
      Making a list is very wise indeed. But it may be a little to advanced for someone just starting out. I attempted 'email marketing' when I started out and I failed miserably.

      Then I tried promoting amazon products and made a decent amount of money. This success inspired me to keep learning how to become a better marketer.

      The big earners usually build a list of leads for a hungry market, and serve that list effectively. But that may be an ambitious first step for most. Definitely was for me anyways.
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      • Profile picture of the author Tech19
        You need to pick one niche, one method, and then get to work. Stay focused on what your goals are, otherwise you'll never get anywhere in this business. Find a mentor or accountability partner that can keep you moving in the right direction. Otherwise you'll end up listening to 1000 different people. Hope you can find some success!
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  • Profile picture of the author Andrew S
    Originally Posted by b2finc View Post

    Hey newbie to IM trying to break in, what the best way to get some momentum?
    Just take one productive step every day.
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  • Profile picture of the author Randall Magwood
    Get a website and an autoresponder. Then promote affiliate products, disguising your links of course. Focus on the top ways to get traffic: article marketing, ppc, video marketing, forum marketing, seo, and social marketing.
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    • Profile picture of the author Brendan Mace
      Originally Posted by Randall Magwood View Post

      Focus on the top ways to get traffic: article marketing, ppc, video marketing, forum marketing, seo, and social marketing.
      I would avoid PPC for a newbie. You can lose your shirt if you don't know what you're doing.
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  • Profile picture of the author Joey Tribbiani
    Make a to do list. Also, you can browse internet and this forums to find free ebooks on some methods and them might give you an idea to make one yourself or do that from ebooks.
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    • Profile picture of the author genietoast
      I would probably start off with niche affiliate marketing. You'll eventually need to learn keyword research, SEO and backlinking anyway to get your pages visible by your targeted audience on the search engine.

      I would practice what you learn on Web 2.0 sites like Squidoo and Hubpages for free to get your feet wet, make a little money. Then you can move on to creating your own niche sites with your own webhosting and Wordpress, etc.
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  • Profile picture of the author ryanmilligan
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    Set up a squeeze page to capture emails.

    Give away a free product on this squeeze page

    Then you can either buy solo ads to promotoe it or you can choose free ways such as marketing with social media or have a site seo'ed then have the link to the squeeze page on there.

    If you have money to invest then this whole process is going to be 10x easier!
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  • Profile picture of the author asepkomara
    Create some affiliate products review sites/blogs. It works for me.
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    • Profile picture of the author michaelwilding
      If I was starting again this is what I would do.

      Sit down and work out what niche you want to work in and what your current strength is.

      e.g. if entering the IM niche are you good at SEO, Social, Email Copy, Sales Copy, Product Creation, Web Building etc...

      When you have figured out that find out what it is in your specialty people are most looking to learn at the moment.

      Create a packed video, ebook, email course etc...

      Get your domain name and put together the squeeze page.

      Get an auto-responder and create an email series that goes over about 6 months, maybe 20 parts starting with 1 a day and then 1 per week until you are at 1 per month.

      This should be high quality content building on whatever you have given away.

      Mark points in the email series which can be expanded on or assisted with an affiliate profit.

      For each of these create a mini-series of emails providing yet more high quality information and then linking with your affiliate link to the product.

      Start driving traffic to your squeeze page through solo ads and then when you start to build a list adswaps. Don't use too many adswaps though.
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  • Profile picture of the author TopKat22
    Build a list. Regardless of anything else you do, build a list. It really is where the money is.
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  • Profile picture of the author JorgeLuis
    Start specializing at something. You need to find what you think you liked the most:

    Copywriting
    WebDesign
    Product Creation

    and start getting damn good at it. That's how you're going to be able to come up with awesome products, emails to your subscribers and future join ventures.
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  • Profile picture of the author Avish
    Here are some most important ethical point of views that an Internet Marketer while starting first time in the industry should develop in himself/herself :-
    1. A good market research. Find niches that interest you..

    2. When you find a niche you like start building foundations on it, I mean start executing it from its very basic step.

    3. (See You Wont Get Rich In working Some Hours) Learn to invest your time and keep learning more and more of the niche you have chosen.

    4. Start with affiliation. First to execute in any niche affiliate marketing is a must to understand the nature of the products and its marketing styles and resources**. And While you do affiliate marketing keep building your network with the people, that will help you ahead when you create your own products. (very important)

    5. When You are satisfied and getting result with affiliate marketing of your niche. Start gathering and organizing your resources and plan to make a creative and **HELPFUL** product which can really help people when they use it. (Always Remember :- Try to create an impressive image in the minds of people but it should not be overwhelming.)

    6. When You Create your own product. To Make Some Real Money Stuck up to it and invest some time in Marketing it at as many resources as possible.

    7. Be Honest To Yourself and with all the people to whom you selling your product.

    From the above point I gave you look only at that points which are helpful to you and start implementing them. This is just an advice. Thank You For Reading.
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