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Making A Income Online - Affiliate Marketing For Beginners
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A lot of misconception is thrown around on the internet these days concerning Affiliate Marketing. What exactly does it en-tale?

With hundreds of different schools around the web an all sorts of different programs boasting of ways to teach you and to earn you an not only a income but a passive one online, but are they teaching the right methods?

The easiest way for me to describe or "sum-up" what being an Affiliate Marketer really means is to take a certain cut or commission of a sale for guiding a customer to the vendors product. Now let me give you a quick example of what this all means;

1. A Company trying to sell a product, then enlist your help as an "affiliate" to increase sales.

2. You then create ways to different ways to drive traffic to this product through specially designed and traceable "links" that will earn you a commission for "guiding" the customer to this product.

That's pretty much affiliate marketing 101, now how do we go all about doing this?

Affiliate Marketing For Beginners

Now that you understand what it means to be an affiliate, where do we start?

We know that we need to drive traffic the companies product but how can we possible create avenues or traffic options that the company and there marketing team has probably exhausted already? After all they are the companies owners right?



One of the great examples I will use to show you ways we can go about doing this are the use of "keywords" and the customer purchase cycle.

Think back to whenever you have purchased something online, if you haven't then think of something you wanted to buy whether it was a physical or a digital product and you weren't 100% sure on it.

With the internet slowly taking over almost everything, these days if someone created a product, you can bet your bottom dollar there will be some type of review on it or some type of complaint about it online.

And this is good for us, it really is. You see we can create avenues of traffic towards this product from millions of different keywords, for example if I plug in "dell laptop E series review" into my keyword tool (thought of it because its the laptop I'm currently typing on) it tells me that there are 171 monthly searches of this EXACT keyword, with only 5 other QSR (quoted search results) meaning competition that are marketers or business owners are trying to target this keyword.

Now because of the customer purchase cycle we know that "dell laptop E series review" is a BUYING keyword, why because the customer already knows WHAT the dell laptop E series are, they already know WHERE to get it, now we are providing the WHY.

This is a great example of what Affiliate marketing really is, we have a hot buying keyword with over 150 searches and potential traffic per month and only 5 other websites are trying to rank for this term, with a bit of SEO and work on a website I could rank for that term with my eyes closed!


In literally less than the 5 minutes it has taken to perform this live study on keywords, I have literally found not only a Niche, but a hot buying keyword with traffic that is begging to be told what they want to hear, after all they already know what the laptop is, where they can get it. now they need the WHY which is what we are going to give them.

Now how do we do that? Creating your very own website of course. Now explaining Affiliate Marketing can be easy but performing it, different story. You can clearly see how easy and simple things all seem when I explain them, but it's all about putting them into practise and making that money.

Obviously with any business whether it be a online or not, training is required. You don't just rock up to hospital one day and start treating patients do you? Well i'd hope not lol.

Affiliate marketing training can be found all over the web, lots of great schools and programs that will take you in and teach you the ropes just like any other university would can be found all over the web with a simple search.

Give me some feedback, if you have found some training let me know, any questions let me know aswell I may be able to help with a push in the right direction. For now good luck!

Street Talk


  about 8 years ago
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