Affiliate Program have
exploded on the internet. Thousand of people join
them every day. Amazon.com is probably the best
example of such phenomenal success.
If the affiliate program is so popular and so widely
available and booming like mushroom...Why do most
affiliate have a hard time making $100 per month ?
And some never see have receive a check ? It's
probably because they are not effective in their
marketing campaign or doing noting at all.
But some affiliates are making big bucks. They are
the one with an income of ($100,000 and over per
year). There is also a big majority who still make a
good income (around $10 000 to $75 000 a year). Of
course the vast majority of affiliate will never
make that much money. They fail miserably.
So what is wrong with them?
THEY DON'T SET GOALS
Most people fail at anything because most people
don't have a clear vision of where they are heading.
They don't take the time to learn and experiment.
They give up too easily.
Yes, it feels "unproductive" to prepare
and set up a system... But it's how the successful
The solution? Planning and learning.
CHOOSING THE RIGHT AFFILIATE PROGRAM
Choosing the best companies is an art in itself.
Choose affiliate program that are already successful
and well established like SFI. Choose the one that
offer good training and good marketing aids.
Successful affiliates select the best companies.
They use new ideas and creativity to attract
customers. They never give up.
DEVELOP A GOOD WEBSITE
Lot's of people don't know how to design a website.
Or don't have the money to hire a webmaster. Even
the ones who can design a website. They design poor
content or poor design. Produce low value gateway
pages. They use free web hosting. They don't master
the search engine.
The solution? Take what you know, what you love, and
turn it into a Theme-Based Content Site. Attract
highly targeted, interested customers, provide solid
value through content, then refer them to your
Having lot's of traffic to your website is a big
challenge. But it is essential to be successful. Or
at least to make a reasonable amount of money.
You have to make your site "search engine
friendly". You need content for the search
engine to spider your website.
You need to know how your webpage is index and how
well it is ranked on the SE to better perform.
Use every marketing method to drive traffic.
a.. PPC Campaign
b.. Linking Strategy
c.. Writing Articles
d.. Ezine Publishing
f.. Banner Advertising
g.. Viral Marketing (EBooks, Freeware etc.)
h.. Offline as well. (Business Cards, Flyers, Radio
Affiliate Program are great. You can really make a
substantial income at almost no cost. This is the
simplest way to start a business. You can really
succeed if you keep learning and experimenting.
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