How to make money online in affiliate marketing.
The internet is popping these days. Not so long ago, the idea of making money online was a very unrealistic dream, but since the success of Amazon, many others have joined the movement and started figuring out different ways to make money online.
One of which is affiliate marketing. And in my opinion, is the best way for ordinary people like you and me to make a substantial amount of money without having to go through the struggle of building up a business. In this article, I’m going to tell you how to make money online in affiliate marketing and how you can get started learning everything you need to know.
first and for most…
What is affiliate marketing?
Have you ever bought some super dope shoes like the new Gary v 004 high Tops, and you just have to tell everybody about them because you just love them so much?
We actually do this all the time, and not just with the things we buy.
We do it when we try new food and its really good, or when we heard that latest song for the first time by Christina Agular “like I do” ( I know I’m a whole year late, but that song is bangin just had to bring it up) and you just have to share it.
Being social creatures, we really just like to share everything we experience.
And this is what marketing is. That, in particular, is actually word of mouth marketing and is very effective.
the only problem with it is
we ain’t getting paid to do it, damnit!
and that’s where affiliate marketing comes in.
What if you told everyone where you bought your shoes, and for every person that also went to that store and made a purchase, the store paid you a commission for referring them.
Sounds dope right? Well, it’s real! We already do that, so why not get paid for it.
How to start online affiliate marketing?
The best way to start is by thinking about what you are interested in. Chances are there is an affiliate program for it.
You can search on google your interest + the word affiliate program after it. for example: “poker affiliate program.”
And check out the results that populate. Usually, they will tell you how the affiliate program works and how much you will make per referral. Once you know what you want to affiliate for its time to start telling people about it.
As easy as I made it sound, it actually can be a little bit of work to do this.
The reason why is you probably don’t have thousands of friends that genuinely know like and trust your judgment on what product they should buy and want to actually part with their money.
Let’s be honest, even if you have 20 really close friends, they probably don’t all think like you, dress like you, and like all the same stuff or also want all the same stuff that you do. Different people like different things.
And even if they did, you can’t rely on 20 people for the rest of your life to generate a life-changing income.
So what do we have to do? We need to learn how to find people that are interested in buying whatever we are affiliating for.
In marketing, this is called driving traffic. The cool thing about online affiliate marketing is that there are literally millions of people online, and all of them are a click away. You can do this through social media, forums, or creating a blog. Pretty much anywhere there is a lot of people hanging out online.
You are the Authority
It helps to be interested and to know a lot about what you are marketing because you will be able to share more about it quickly and sincerely. With friends, it’s not so hard convincing them to buy something you both have an interest in because they already trust your judgment.
Online it’s different. Nobody knows who you are or trusts that you have their best interest in mind.
the next thing that you have to do is build up authority.
You can do this by creating what marketers call content. This is the sharing part that I mentioned before.
A good example is this blog it’s self. All throughout this blog you will learn about marketing, mindset training, overcoming mental blocks and more because those are the sort of things that I’m interested in and like to talk about, so it’s easy for me to share it.
as a result, I attract the people that want to learn marketing, midset training for success, and overcoming mental blocks.
To these people, I am providing valuable information.
Value Value Value
value is everything. Whenever you share, you must provide value to your audience. The best way to do that is to focus on a particular group. Or niche of individuals and share (produce content) with them relevant information about what they want to know. this can be
- how to sites
- review sites
- news and events
Or anything you can share information about or teach. When you can provide value in that way, you are enhancing the quality of someone’s life and tipping the reciprocity scale in your favor.
When you help someone out with what they want to know, they become interested in what else you might have to offer.
They come to know you, like you, and trust that you have their best interests in mind. Basically, you make a friend out of them.
So as you can see, it can be a lot of work upfront but honestly probably not harder than what you are currently doing for a living if you are disciplined. After all, you basically become self-employed and are your own boss.
It’s A Marathon Not A Sprint
I hope this overview gives you a better understanding of how this works.
online affiliate marketing is a skill set that takes time to learn just like going to school to get a degree.
This can’t be rushed. There is only one type of person that will succeed with this, and that’s the person that is persistent, consistent, determined, and patient. If you have these qualities, you will go far.
If you are just trying to get rich quick, unfortunately, Rome wasn’t built in a day, and I wouldn’t waste my time trying to make it happen.
Any thoughts or questions on how you can learn more? Leave me a comment below love to get to know you.
Too Your MASSIVE Success!