Why Finding the Route to Market is the Key to Affiliate Success

     It is potentially possible to make big money from affiliate marketing and really it’s the closest thing there is to a ‘fool proof’ technique for making money online.

     All you need to do is find a product that’s selling really well already, to emulate the techniques that others were using to sell it, and then to start selling it yourself. If it worked for them, then there is absolutely no reason why it shouldn’t work for you too!

      So if you’re trying to sell a product and you’re not getting any takers this can be very frustrating. What are you doing wrong? How can you fix the flaw in your plan?

     One common way to increase your sales immediately overnight is to find a route to market. Here we will look at what that is and why it’s often the magic ingredient in the affiliate marketing formula. Read More

Top Tips for Writing an Effective Landing Page

     If you have an amazing product or affiliate product, then all you need to do is create an amazing landing page to sell it and then send people there. It’s a very simple model and it works every time.

     Or at least it does when you get the individual ingredients right. And one of the key ingredients here is your landing page and the text you use here. This is your sales script and this is what you’re going to be using to make your product sound like something your audience has to buy right away.

      So how do you go about writing in a way that really motivates people to buy? Here are some top tips that can really help.

Use Questions

     What can help you to engage people in your text more? Rhetorical questions of course! Just like that one…

     A rhetorical question might not require an answer but it immediately feels like we’re being spoken to which makes us sit up and take notice. What’s more, it makes us pause and reflect on what we’re reading which engages us more in the text. Read More

The Top Affiliate Marketing Mistakes

No matter how much you get right when it comes to affiliate marketing, it only takes a few mistakes to undermine your success and to set yourself back.

If you’re currently making money from products online but it’s not to the extent that you imagined, then you may be wondering what it is holding you back. Why aren’t you making as much money as all those bloggers who take photos of themselves in front of airplanes and private yachts?

Here are just a few of the common mistakes that may be holding you back…

The Product is too Generic

Are you selling an e-book called ‘Make Money Online’?

Well guess what… so is literally everyone else. Even if the actual product you’re selling isn’t being shoved down everyone’s throats already, if it’s generic, then you can bet that various different versions of it are. Ask yourself how you can stand out and how you’re going to set yourself apart from the crowd. Read More

The Hard Sell – A Different Approach to Affiliate Marketing

     When you think of affiliate marketing, you probably think of people selling e-books and online courses through their e-mail lists and their websites. Perhaps you might think of PPC advertising too.

     The aim here is to start selling in big volume and to make 60% profit on every book and course you sell. If you sell 100 e-books for $100 each, then that will be $600 profit – not bad!

     Except when you look at it that way, it’s easy to see why a lot of people give up. Even with 100 sales a week, you’d be making a pretty poor salary. And that’s a lot to sell!

     So what can you do? One option is to entirely change your strategy… Read More

Selling a Physical Product vs Selling an Affiliate Product – What’s Right for You?

     When it comes to making big money online, there are two particularly popular and effective strategies. One of these is to sell a product that you’ve created. The other is to sell an affiliate product.

     Either of these business models very much represents the pinnacle of making money online and should be considered the top of the pyramid. Why? Because when you make money from ads you are getting paid to refer customers. These customers are worth much more to them, which is why they’re happy to pay you to send them their way.

     When you sell a product of some kind though, you profit from the customer directly and you keep them on your site. This is a far preferable way to get more from each customer.

     But this still leaves you with two options: making your own product or selling an affiliate product. Which is best?

Why Affiliate Marketing is so Popular?

     On the face of it, you might immediately think that selling a product you made is better. This way, you get to keep 100% of the profit and you get to control the product and the way you sell it much more closely.

     But what’s important to remember with affiliate marketing is that you will often actually get the lion’s share of the profit anyway. 60% is actually the standard here, but sometimes it can go up to 80% or even beyond!

     So in other words, this is almost as good as selling your own item in terms of profit.

     But what it does is to eliminate all risk. That’s because you’re selling something that someone else created: in other words, there’s no need for you to invest time and/or money into creating a piece of software, an e-book or a course.

     What’s more, there’s no risk that the product is a dud. You can simply choose something that you can already see is selling really well. And from there, you can just select something that works in your niche and go from there.

      So there are no overheads and no risk and at the same time this allows you to scale the volume up considerably. You could be selling an affiliate product tomorrow if you put your mind to it. So by the end of the year, you could be selling 365 affiliate products. Can you say the same for products you created?

How to Win at Affiliate Marketing on YouTube

     Many people tend to assume that the best way to handle affiliate marketing is through e-mail. E-mail marketing and affiliate marketing make a good match because you have the chance to communicate directly with your audience in a personal way and convince them to click on your products. This will give you a long-term route to market that you can then use again and again and if you have a big enough list that trust you, it’s almost like having a license to print money!

     But e-mail marketing isn’t the only way to promote an affiliate product. There are many other effective methods which can in some cases even be more successful depending on the nature of the product and the niche. One of these is video marketing… Read More