Affiliate Revenue Information Channel:
We would like to thank the local libraries, schools, and universities for recommending students to visit us when doing research on any of our information topics.
Place your TextLink AD here free
When a newbie begins an online business, the temptation can be high to join most any affiliate program they see in the hopes of making extra money. Given the amount of products and services that newbie get presented with, and since newbie have a burning desire to make money fast, it is easy to see how the online newbie can get lured into joining a lot of affiliate programs without knowing if they should join them or not.
For the newbie, the danger in joining lots of affiliate programs is multi-faceted. Joining affiliate programs takes time, time the newbie could be using defining their USP, learning about getting targeted traffic, or learning other Internet marketing skills that will actually generate revenue for them. In addition, the newbie who joins lots of affiliate programs in the hopes of making instant profits, is at risk of being disappointed when they don't make money by joining the latest affiliate program and that leads to yet further "unproductivity" and poor use of time.
So, what steps do newbie take to identify the best affiliate program(s) that matches their USP?
1) Define how the affiliate program's offering complements your USP.
You should be able to clearly map out what the affiliate program's offering (product or service) will be useful to patrons or visitors of your web site, list or customer base.
2) Make sure that you fully review the product offered by the affiliate program, use it, and make your own assessment of it.
Don't promote a product from any affiliate program unless you own the product yourself and love it. If you own and love the product that you are promoting, you will be able to sell it more effectively because your energy and excitement level will show through in the deliver of your message to would be customer.
3) Make certain that the web site that sells the affiliate program is set up correctly to sell the product, and sell it well.
The web site that sells the product of the affiliate program should be professional in its layout, design, sales copy, and delivery of the product itself. The web site should have a mechanism to capture the names and emails of the visitors. The web site should also have a strong auto responder series in place to follow up with and sell the visitors of that site on the product.
4) Check to see if the affiliate program should be tracked with cookies so that the referring web site will get credit for each affiliate sale, even the sales that come as a result of the auto responder series.
5) Pay Per Click Ads
Pay Per Click Ads are a very popular way of promoting affiliate programs. You bid on a keyword, use your text ad and pay the amount you have bid on when someone clicks on your ads. Overture is the most popular, but also one of the most expensive. Use your search engine to do a search to find a ppc that fits your budget.
6) Article Writing
Writing articles is a good way of advertising your affiliate programs for free. Write an article about something relevant to your business opportunity, and place your affiliate website url in the resource box at the end of your article. If the reader has enjoyed your article they may click on your link and you have a potential customer.
7) E-Zine Advertising
E-zine advertising is also a very good way of advertising your affiliate programs. Internet marketers with huge list will sell you space in their e-zine for you to advertise. Prices vary depending on the number of people subscribed to each person's list. You can normally find marketers willing to sell you advertising space in ezine directories.
(c) ToonChooi Tan
Webmaster of Hot Niche Keywords which you'll receive 75-100's of Niches Keyword Lists Every single Month. Visit Free Niche Marketing Tips now to for various niche marketing tips. You may subscribe to his 6 part Niche Marketing Course which will reveal the insider tips and tactics that will show you how to find Hot and Untapped Niche Markets with Ease.
AFFILIATE REVENUE RELATED ARTICLES:
Top 5 Tips For Frustrated Affiliate Program Marketers
Do you go through affiliate programs like most people go through pairs of socks? Many Internet marketers do. In fact, 97% of all Internet marketers never make a single cent advertising opportunities on the Internet.
You Deserve a Check Today
Perhaps the fastest and easiest way to prosper online is to market products and services as an affiliate.While there have been many an article and book written about how to be an affiliate, most overlook one very important aspect of the affiliate process.
5 Mistakes to Avoid When Choosing an Affiliate Program
When people decide to join an affiliate program to make extra money, or to have a full time job, they often do so with illusions and no idea of how the affiliate program actually works. Read the following top 5 mistakes people make when it comes to choosing an affiliate program and avoid these mistakes at all costs.
The Affiliate Model - How To Make Money As An Affiliate
Affiliate programs are a very easy and effective way to make money on the Internet right? so how do they work?Essentially, affiliate programs are a way that you can promote other people's products and get paid a commission for promoting them. You can get paid to promote almost any type of product and service on the web.
Understanding Affiliate Programs
Years ago before the internet was born, starting your own business was like taking a leap into the unknown. It involved MONEY, TIME, and lots of worry.
Focus on Success - How To Make Affiliates Work For You
How do we go about getting success with affiliate programs my friends? Let me tell you - the key to achieving success in the Internet Affiliate Game is FOCUS - plain and simple! Here's what you have to do: --Read around and find out what's on offer - there are many articles available to guide you.-Do your research once and do it right - the time you take now will pay dividends in the future.
Webmaster Plans To Increase Affiliate Earnings
Affiliate programs are a great way to earn an income online in a few easy steps. However, if you don't have a plan you are going to fail.
Five Knockout Affiliate Tips
Here are five "hook em in the jaw" affiliate tips that really work. Implement them and see how well they work for you.
Google AdWords Clobbers Affiliate Sellers
First, we must understand their point of view. Unlike some other search engines, Google is committed to providing the best quality search results possible.
Popup Killers - Not just killing that Popup but also your Revenue!
With the increased use of popups on sites - when you enter, when you leave, while you are there - Popup killers (or stoppers) are all the rage. Companies use Popup killers as a marketing tool for frustrated web users - they kill the Popup, the web user uses their service be it as an ISP or Toolbar.
Tracking Phone Sales Is Important To Your Affiliates
Today the majority of affiliates are looking for compensation when your customers call in their orders by phone. One of the first things they will look for when thinking about joining your affiliate program is to see if you have an order phone number on your site.
Economic Recession or Not, You Must be Creative to Survive
Are we Really in an Economic Recession?Some US statistics seem to indicate we are heading into one. If we are heading in that direction, what should we online marketers do about it?Should we panic and give up our web sites, or just accept that we will get less business, and let it go at that.
Generate More Sales in ANY Affiliate Program - Part One
It is my opinion that the best AFFILIATE PROGRAM ever? is still the AFFILIATE PROGRAM YOU own. But for those who are content in promoting other peoples programs? I will share with you a few of my strategies for FREE! But before I do that, let's see why most affiliates FAIL in just about any given affiliate program.
How To Build Your Sales
You may have heard of joint venture marketing, It's used frequently by savvy entrepreneurs to increase profits and add loads of prospects to their customer list. So what is joint venture marketing (or j/v)? Speaking at the Information Marketing Boot Camp (http://www.
Hey, Stop Stealing My Affiliate Commissions!
Don't get offended, I was not speaking directly to you. I was speaking to the horrible companies who are stealing not only my affiliate commissions, but yours too! These companies are called "spyware.
5 Affiliate Marketing Facts of Life
Affiliate Marketing (AM) is fast becoming a major trend in line business. With the internet still in its adolescent years, it has already established itself as an extremely viable career opportunity, bridging the advertising gap for companies, while providing much sought-after work at home revenue.
Higher Commission Is Not Always Better
I have seen it a million times, especially from newer affiliates. They find two similar affiliate programs and immediately assume that the one that pays the highest commission is automatically the better affiliate program.
Secrets of Super Affiliates
Have you ever wondered why it is very difficult for you to make a headway in the affiliate marketing game? Why have you signed up for so many programs with so much expectations and yet you have never being able to make a dime out of them all while some people are screaming about them making over $5,000 in the same program you signed for?These people called "super affiliates" are just ordinary people like you but they do things differently from the rest of the crowd. They see the game from a different angle and they play it with a different strategy.
5 Deadly Mistakes That Affiliates Make - A Quiz
Some people are making big money with affiliate programs-some are not. With a little research I have discovered that the people that are not cashing many checks are making the same five mistakes.
How to Evaluate an Affiliate Program
There are thousands of affiliate programs offering wide range of benefits to their affiliates. However, many of these programs and the claims they make are not to be trusted.