If you ever wanted to make money online then you must consider the use of affiliate marketing. The concept of affiliate marketing is simple… you are paid every time a visitor uses your affiliate tracking link and takes an action or buys something through your affiliate link. Amazon.com is one of the largest sites in the world and they currently have an affiliate program of their own which millions of web sites are currently participating in.
Here’s an example of how it works.
If you currently have a web site or blog and you write an article about your favorite book or movie, using your affiliate link you can link back to Amazon.com to reference your mentioned item that can be purchased. If someone visits your site, clicks on your Amazon affiliate link and ends up buying something, you will earn a commission on that referral.
It’s not just about having a web site or blog though, there are many ways to make money with affiliate marketing and many of them require little investment to get started. Let’s break down a few more options you have.
How to Boost Your Affiliate Marketing RevenueDid you know that there are currently over a BILLION users n Facebook? Did you also know that you can advertise to these BILLION users based on any demographics you like? Everything from age, location, gender, interests and more. Yes, it’s true and quite easy through the use of their self serve advertising platform. You can start your own ad campaigns for just a few dollars per day and if you are really good at getting a high click through rate, then you could be paying just a few pennies for your traffic!
Another excellent way to get exposure for your web site or affiliate promotions is through the use of media buying which allows you to buy traffic on nearly any web site or blog through banner and popunder advertising. Nearly all media buying is done on a CPM basis, which means you are paying on a impression or view basis. Media buying is quickly becoming one of the most preferred ways to make money and drive heavy traffic with affiliate marketing promotions.
Building Your Own Site
Then you always have the option to build out your own web site or blog to create a niche site to drive affiliate leads. One of the great things about building out your own sites is that you are actually building something that can rank and grow on it’s own organically. When paying for advertising your ads will only last as long as your spending does. With a site you can rank in the search results and continue to get traffic for a long period of time. If you build a successful site you may be able to sell it for a decent amount of cash as well.
The next time you are thinking about getting into the world of affiliate marketing, be sure to test out the advertising methods mentioned above.
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