Six Things to Increase Affiliate
So you've signed up for affiliate programs, posted links
around the net but you're still only making pocket change?
Wonder what others are doing that you aren't? Below you will
find 6 things that every affiliate marketer needs to
increase their income.
1 - Your own Website
Build a website to promote the product. Make sure it has its
own paid for domain name (yourproduct.com), not a free site
like (yourproduct.othersitename.com). If you don't know how
to build a website there are lots of places that offer
simple site builders or you could choose to have someone
build a site for you.
2 - Write Reviews
You need to know your product and preferable use it yourself
so that you can write honest reviews about it. What better
way to promote a product and get people to believe it's
great than to say you use it too? Post these reviews on your
website, in your newsletters, articles and any other site
you visit that gives you an opportunity to do so.
3 - Use a Blog
I recommend that you get a Blog and link back and forth to
your website. This will allow you to create discussions on
the blog about the product you are selling and list any
updates to your regular website. Active Blogs are indexed
quicker by many search engines than are new sites, and after
the blog is indexed, the pages you have linked to the blog
will also get indexed.
4 - Write Articles
One of the best ways to become an expert on your product is
to write articles on the Internet and include a link to your
website in the resource box. There is a plethora of places
to submit articles and the more you write, the more people
will trust what you are saying. You get more exposure, more
people coming to your website; more click thorough of your
affiliate link to purchase the product thus making you more
5 - Put your Links in Your Signature Lines
Never allow a sale to pass you by! If you are a member of
even one forum, you need to have your affiliate link in your
signature line. It's free advertisement and you never know
who will see it and click through to check out your product.
6 - Use Links Instead of Banners or Buttons
Due to the overwhelming amount of pop-ups and flashy text
that we get each time we visit a website, people have
learned to block out these as well as banners and buttons.
It's much more professional looking and effective to have a
text link with a few lines about the product.
If you are serious about increasing your affiliate income I
suggest you at least do some further research on the things
I have listed. If you choose to use these suggestions and
take the time to do them correctly, I believe you will see
an increase in your income.