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Success As A Niche Affiliate Marketer
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Success As A Niche Affiliate Marketer

Your niche affiliate marketing success depends on may things.

After doing all your research and finding that certain niche you can specialize in, now it's time to formulate your plan to promote to the people who are likely to want what you are offering. Have you created your own website or blog that points to your site promoting your offer? As a niche affiliate marketer there are a number of things to do even before you start your marketing efforts.

To get the sales and the results you are seeking you must first define exactly who will be interested in your offer. Seems simple but one big mistake many niche affiliate marketers make is trying to reach all segments of a market at once. To be successful as an affiliate marketer you must refine your marketing efforts and target only those that may be interested in what you have to sell.

Try to work in a place that is free from distractions. Develop your marketing plan. It's very easy to begin formulating a plan and loose those thoughts due to some distraction. It's best to take notes about your marketing plan then when the unexpected happens you at least have an outline of where you were. When you are ready then get to it.

A good place to start advertising to your target audience is visiting related forums and other online communities and networks. If you are new to niche affiliate marketing then spend some time there. Read and learn what others are doing to market their products. Many people owe there success as a niche affiliate marketer by visiting these forums regularly. They have learned it's where some of the best targeted prospects visit regularly. Put a link to your site in your signature and start asking questions. This serves two purposes. You'll learn from these top marketers and get quality backlinks back to your website. Those backlinks are important for search engine rankings and someone just might follow your link back to your site.

Use all means available to promote your business. Traffic exchanges do work for some types of products. Just remember most people using traffic exchanges are promoting their own product or service and likely not interested in yours. But with the right type of offer it could be worth checking into. Does your affiliate product offer a way to get traffic to other marketers websites. If so then a traffic exchange may be worth a try. There are many but I've used Traffic Swarm with some success. I use it at time just to click through some of the adds and websites just to get ideas for my own marketing plans.

You will also find blog exchanges, banner exchange rotators, and to some extent link exchanges. Most are free but you can get paid impressions also. Careful with those as sometimes to many will kill your ranking in the search engines. I'd create a separate blog on blogger or somewhere and to try out some of those services to see what works.

Another option that will really help your success as a niche affiliate marketer are add trackers. With many services like Clickbank you can add a code directly to your affiliate link to find out exactly where you are getting traffic from. If you see you are getting good traffic from one source then expand on it. After a period of time if you are not getting the desired traffic then make some changes.

Paid advertising works great but can be expensive. It's still a good idea to find out just how much certain keywords will cost. You may be surprised and get good targeted traffic for just a few cents per click. Google is not the only service that has PPC advertising. Some services only charge a small fee by the month. It may be worth spending $5 or $10 for a month to see if they are worth the money.

Find a mentor. A mentor will help greatly in helping you get trained and learn what it takes to succeed as a niche affiliate marketer. They will help you avoid some of the mistakes they likely made themselves. You got ideas then ask. They have likely be there and done that. But most of all have fun with what you are doing. A positive attitude will be reflected in your marketing efforts giving you a better chance to convert a sale.


Street Talk

Kevin, I agree, having fun and a positive attitude are important for business! Great points and well written. thanks - blessings, CYnthia

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  about 7 years ago
C4rmen  

Thanks for your article Kevin. Some really useful info for me just starting out. Checked out yr OWM and WAU reviews too - again thanks :)

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  about 7 years ago

Thanks C4rmen...they are good programs...appreciate the visit

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  about 7 years ago
Lemuel  

Great article. Thanks a lot Kevin. Your writings on marketing always give me good tips.

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  about 7 years ago

Thanks Lemuel and appreciate the visit

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  about 7 years ago

Thanks Shawn. I'm plugging along but success seems a long way off

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  about 7 years ago

Determination and patience will get you there....thanks for the visit

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  about 7 years ago

Just signed up with affiliates associates or what ever its called, now I need to go over all the articles again to see how to drive this thing, Thanks for the info I'm sure it will help me soon.

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  about 7 years ago

Good deal Rob...It's certainly worth a try and getting the 30 day action plan if very beneficial...I'm very happy with the service..does take some time to get take it all in....thanks for the visit..

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  about 7 years ago

Rob I just signed up also. We may need to be talking a bit. :)

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  about 7 years ago

Any time I can get help will be appreciated.

  
  about 7 years ago

Good points Kevin.

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  about 7 years ago

High Shawn and thanks

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  about 7 years ago
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