How To Start Affiliate Marketing

Ever wondered how to get into affiliate marketing? Well today is your chance to get started. If you have ever looked at the footers of many sites that offer digital products you will notice that almost all have a link called:”affiliates” “affiliate marketers” or “affiliate marketing”. If you have ever clicked on the link you will notice you get redirected to another site with information on how to sell that specific product. If you have never tried find a product you think would make a great sell and check for the affiliate link. Some of the sites have everything you could ever need to sell there product including case studies, infographics, and even website page templates. The resources depend on how much effort the company decides to put into supporting their affiliates.

The Easy Way to Start

So just because you might have an endless stream of resources available doesn’t mean you know how to use them. The big secret to starting off easily is stealing. You heard it right steal all your ideas from someone already selling a product. If you haven’t figured it out yet, affiliate is like the rest of marketing. It all comes down to research. At first you may not have the experience or resources to conduct your own research but that doesn’t mean you cant learn from someone elses efforts. The easiest way to find the best selling products is ClickBank. Some people might argue that you could find way better offers through other sites like JVZoo or good ol fashioned google searches, but you’re just starting off. Eventually you will have enough experience for that but for now just stick to what will work.

For starters you simply need to make an free account on clickbank. Afterwards you will be allowed into the marketplace, go into and try not to be overwhelmed by all the offers. the first thing is choosing a category and finding a niche that you like and that we can find statistics that show it is a high converting niche. In order to find out if it is a high converting niche you can use an endless amount of tools. There are free tools and paid tools. We will talk more about them in a bit. Once you find out how well an offer converts you should read all info given to you on the affiliates page. If everything checks out, you now need to decide if you are going to make a website or promote through social media, perhaps video promotions are more your style. Regardless, once you have choosen which way to promote your offer, know you simply want to look at all the top ranking videos, sites, and social media accounts based around that product. Take in everything you see and put a small spin on it, create and share.  That’s all you need to get started.

Just Do It

If it still doesn’t make sense just start anyways. If you buy a website look for deals and coupons that get you a free domain with cheap hosting or $1 domains. If you plan on doing socials or video you shouldn’t have to pay for anything, unless you want to buy content or find ways to automate parts of the process. The point is the sooner the start the sooner you will figure it all out. If you need advice on websites check our other article Start Building Websites. For SEO advice check Best Methods For SEO. The best of luck to you in all your affiliate offers.