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Easy Tips To Make Money With Affiliate Marketing

Did you know that affiliate marketing is now becoming a top business opportunity online? The startup costs are low and the money that you’ll make will definitely make you want to work more. Affiliate marketing will need you to have your site and sending its traffic to another person’s site to introduce or advertise their product and services. You will get a percentage for every link that is posted on your site also known as an affiliate sales commission. You can choose to work part or full time and you get to do your job in just a few hours.

Here are some tips to make money with affiliate marketing

  • Create your own website or blog to get started. You will need it because the link to services and products will be posted on it. Get your free blog through services online.
  • What affiliate market workers do is they help companies and entrepreneurs to sell any product that you can think of, from cell phones, clothes, e-books and many more. Choose one product or service that you want to focus on and make sure you it is within your interests so that you’ll enjoy your work and you won’t easily get bored with it.
  • There are a lot of affiliate networks that exist to connect merchants with site publisher who help them sell their products. Companies like PayDotCom and Clickbank are considered to be the best when it comes to connecting e-book makers with affiliates who will help sell their products. Commission junction is for people who want to sell conventional travel services or janitorial franchises. Adsense on the other hand won’t require you to sell, but your income will be based on a pay per click basis. Just by posting the links on your site, you’ll start earning money easily.
  • There are two kinds or approaches for those who want to set up an affiliate marketing site. First is the Resource sites, which are focused the “how-to” type of articles, which are then links to banner ads that you have to click for more details. Second, the review sites wherein you write about the products you’ve tried and give a rating to help online customers decide what to buy. And again, you will be providing a link or an ad that will click through sales on your partner’s site. You won’t have to update the content frequently with this one, once a week tweaking will get you through.

The problem with this is that most people who visit your site won’t click the links. That is why you have to strategize in increasing the traffic to your site. Put some effort in exposing your blog to gain more customers. Get some help from the advertising business (paid, free and article advertising) to build your credibility as a reliable source and increase your engine search ranking by adding more links to your site.

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This is a guest post from Shimpy who is a financial blogger and shares financial tips on how to manage personal finances, credit scores and credit monitoring. In her spare time, she also writes about social media marketing.



  1. phil

    August 8, 2012 at 9:17 am

    You make it sound so easy but in reality if your just starting out its does take a fair bit of time before you see results

  2. Dinesh Bharti

    August 9, 2012 at 7:35 am

    It not easy to earn from Affiliation but once you got idea and traffic then no worry about earning..
    And according to Software affiliation is the option.

  3. Kevin

    August 9, 2012 at 7:57 am

    really nice post.i enjoy to read this post.

  4. Nawaz

    August 9, 2012 at 12:03 pm

    Earning from affiliate marketing demands a lot of patience. Many people has entered in this field by leaving their 9 to 5 jobs soon they was shifted back to their job as they have not too much endurance.

  5. Sarah

    August 10, 2012 at 4:53 pm

    Good post.

    Definitely takes time with any affiliate marketing, must make sure you know your audience (otherwise what is the point of running a blog/website) and most importantly don’t expect to set up a blog and see the money roll in.

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