Using PPC as an affiliate?

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I'm looking to get started in affiliate marketing to make a little extra cash and truth be told, I HATE making web pages!

What PPC systems are good to use as an affiliate? I know you can get banned from AdWords for using Affiliate Links and I'd rather not risk getting banned from that as I would also like to use it in the future to advertise my copywriting services!
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  • Profile picture of the author techppc
    Originally Posted by DKCopywriter View Post

    I'm looking to get started in affiliate marketing to make a little extra cash and truth be told, I HATE making web pages!

    What PPC systems are good to use as an affiliate? I know you can get banned from AdWords for using Affiliate Links and I'd rather not risk getting banned from that as I would also like to use it in the future to advertise my copywriting services!
    i think you will not get banned on adwords for promoting affiliates because i myself is running some affiliate campaigns on adwords . i am not making any money though but campaigns are running without any problem .You need to study their policies first and be careful about the product you are promoting .i have read somewhere that adwords does not allow click bank products
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  • Profile picture of the author jamescanz
    Originally Posted by DKCopywriter View Post

    What PPC systems are good to use as an affiliate?
    Facebook and Bing...

    My (current) 2 favorite sources of paid traffic.
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    • Profile picture of the author DKCopywriter
      To be clear guys, I'm not looking to even make a landing page or website. I'm looking to purely advertise the direct affiliate link, NOT a link to a landing/squeeze page.
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      • Profile picture of the author techppc
        Originally Posted by DKCopywriter View Post

        To be clear guys, I'm not looking to even make a landing page or website. I'm looking to purely advertise the direct affiliate link, NOT a link to a landing/squeeze page.
        Bing will work for it .not sure about the adwords
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      • Profile picture of the author Harry Exper
        Originally Posted by DKCopywriter View Post

        To be clear guys, I'm not looking to even make a landing page or website. I'm looking to purely advertise the direct affiliate link, NOT a link to a landing/squeeze page.

        Why do you want to skip making and hosting a landing page? If you have money to run a ppc campaign, then you should have money to get guys on fiverr design a good landing page for five bucks and get a cheap hosting. This would save you from worry of getting banned by adword.

        Plus you get the benefit of having a landing page in place. Most importantly, a good tweakable landing page is very important for succeeding with ppc.
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        • Profile picture of the author DKCopywriter
          Originally Posted by Harry Exper View Post

          Why do you want to skip making and hosting a landing page? If you have money to run a ppc campaign, then you should have money to get guys on fiverr design a good landing page for five bucks and get a cheap hosting. This would save you from worry of getting banned by adword.

          Plus you get the benefit of having a landing page in place. Most importantly, a good tweakable landing page is very important for succeeding with ppc.
          Because I ******* hate making web pages. I'm trying this now and I'd rather drown in a pool of sharks. I'd rather have my intestines ripped out and used to hang me from a noose.

          You get my point.

          I hate making websites. It's that simple!
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          • Profile picture of the author techppc
            Originally Posted by DKCopywriter View Post

            Because I ******* hate making web pages. I'm trying this now and I'd rather drown in a pool of sharks. I'd rather have my intestines ripped out and used to hang me from a noose.

            You get my point.

            I hate making websites. It's that simple!
            lots of hate there mate but i guess if you want to be in IM sooner or later you will have to create landing pages no matter how much you hate them
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      • Profile picture of the author jamescanz
        Originally Posted by DKCopywriter View Post

        To be clear guys, I'm not looking to even make a landing page or website. I'm looking to purely advertise the direct affiliate link, NOT a link to a landing/squeeze page.
        In that case Bing would probably be your best bet.
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        • Profile picture of the author derekwong28
          You can direct link with Google, but if one of your merchants is suspended, so will you be suspended. You will be safer with a landing page where you have more control. However, it must not be regarded as a "doorway page" by Google.
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          • Profile picture of the author learningthegame
            Some may disagree but I would say that it's not really worth trying to direct link on any major paid traffic sources anymore, especially if you want to keep your accounts in good health.

            If you decide to direct link just be aware that you are always walking the line of being banned.
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  • Profile picture of the author PatrickTaylor1
    First, I would ask you WHY you want to get into affiliate marketing and not want to do any ot these things (building web pages, etc...)

    My own mentor told me something early on and that is, "Send free traffic to a sales page. Send paid traffic to a free offer for which they must sign up on your list."

    If you're not collecting e-mail addresses and paying for traffic you're simply throwing money away.

    Now, I understand that not everyone is technical, but you can go to upwork.com and hire out the tech stuff. (Or you can find someone here on Warrior Forum, no doubt).

    But I just don't see how you are going to really be successful for the long haul and not ever build a page or capture e-mail addresses.

    Just my two cents.

    Wishing you all the best,

    Pat
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  • Profile picture of the author ProducerK
    I hope you have a decent test budget if you are planning on running ppc to cpa offers.
    Your going to need it to optimize your campaigns and get them profitable.

    Originally Posted by DKCopywriter View Post

    I'm looking to get started in affiliate marketing to make a little extra cash and truth be told, I HATE making web pages!

    What PPC systems are good to use as an affiliate? I know you can get banned from AdWords for using Affiliate Links and I'd rather not risk getting banned from that as I would also like to use it in the future to advertise my copywriting services!
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  • Profile picture of the author nasstar
    I think Bing is more friendly for affiliate promotions.
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  • Profile picture of the author Arijit Seth53
    If you want some extra money why do you want to go for PPC? hire any freelancer they will make webpages with proper keywords and will connect it to analytics. you can get the result. Other wise use
    social media campaign ,i think that would help.
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    • Profile picture of the author cooler1
      Originally Posted by Arijit Seth53 View Post

      If you want some extra money why do you want to go for PPC? hire any freelancer they will make webpages with proper keywords and will connect it to analytics. you can get the result. Other wise use
      social media campaign ,i think that would help.
      One of the main reasons for choosing PPC is that it has more potential to scale because with SEO you have to keep adding new content to your site if you want to get traffic from more keywords, but with PPC you can just bid on more keywords. Plus SEO takes longer because you have to wait for Google to rank your site on page 1 and SE rankings can fluctuate a lot.
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  • Profile picture of the author Greedy
    Bing Ads is a goldmine.

    Facebook as well. It has amazing volume, and with their feature, it allows a lot of room for creativity in finding niches/cheap traffic.

    I would start with a Bing Ads, since it little more newbie friend in my option. The next task is making sure you are testing high quality CPA/Affiliate offers. I see too many newbies promote CPA/Affiliate products they are the best for PPC.

    Anything can work, but I do feel doing research and seeing what others are running on your PPC Network is key.
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  • Profile picture of the author Ella Mak
    You can use affiliate links in social media if you cloack them. Also you can copy a pre-sale page and put it on your domain as a mirror and run PPC. Successful PPC campaigns bring awesome monetization. Especially, if you traget tier-2 countries where PPC traffic is really cheap and there's not that much competition now.

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  • Profile picture of the author getbread
    You can direct link on any ppv network. You can direct link on pof ads, mgid, any adult ad network. You have a lot of options if you want to avoid using an lp.
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  • Profile picture of the author jmferret
    Such an approach used to work like 10 years ago. Not anymore. Think about it the following way: anybody can add an affiliate link and advertise it. It's an arbitrage game, so field should eventually level out. It did. People who make money with current high prices do it smarter.
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