If you are looking for how to make money online with affiliate marketing you are in the right place.
Before we dive in, lets look at what affiliate marketing is all about.
What is Affiliate Marketing
Affiliate marketing is the process where by you become an affiliate for a company or a vendor by selling their products.
An affiliate marketer can earn from 50-90% depending on the vendor or the company that owns the product.
If you want to be an affiliate marketer and start earning money you have to sign up to various affiliate marketing programs.
Affiliate marketing is one of the easiest way one can earn money online.
Why Affiliate Marketing
1. With affiliate marketing you don’t need to create your own product.
2. You don’t need to be a good copywriter to craft a sales page.
3. You don’t need a website to even make sales.
4. All you need to do is send traffic to the offer.
5. You don’t need to create any product to sell.
Step To Making Money With Affiliate Marketing.
1. Sign up to an affiliate program
There are different types of affiliate programs you can sign up for free and start promoting.
There is Clicbank, Warriorplus, Jvzoo, Shareasale, CommisionJjunction etc.
Just get to the page and sign up as an affiliate. Let’s use Cickbank for example.
2. Pick a product you want to promote.
From the Clickbank platform, after you have signed in, click the marketplace and a list of niches with different products will come out.
In the diagram below the red circle is where you should click which is the marketplace on Clickbank.
Once you have done that, a list of categories will come out as seen in the diagram below.
From the categories choose a niche of your choice. I would rather you choose from the 3 big niches which are:
Make money online, health and fitness and relationships.
Out of any of the categories you choose, there are a enough list of topics you can select from and choose a product to promote.
3. Get your link of the product you choose.
Once you select the product you want to promote, click on the promote tab and you will be taken to a hop-link. That hop-link is your unique link just for you alone to promote.
In the diagram below, the red circle is where you click to get your link for the product you want to promote.
Once you click on the promote button, you will be shown where to get your link. The diagram shows generate hop-link and your user-ID. Click on the generate hop-link.
And your link will be generated.
The unique link has your unique ID on it, so that if anyone decides to purchase from your link, you make a commission from it.
3. Shortened your link.
When it comes to promoting affiliate links the best way for you to do that is for you to shorten the link so that you can be able to track your clicks and to know where your links are coming from.
Also, with link shortening you can avoid been banned from Facebook and other social media platform you want to promote your link.
You can use bitly.com to shorten your link. this will help you to rack how many clicks you have and where it is coming from.
4. Promote your link.
Promoting your link means you are actually sending traffic to the offer you choose to promote.
There are different ways to send traffic to your offers.
You can use social media such as Facebook, Instagram, Youtube, Reddit, Pinterest, Tiktok etc. Also, there are two type of traffic. The paid traffic and the free traffic.
Once you master one method of traffic, you can promote your links and start making money online.
You can also promote your link on Facebook groups. This one quick and fast way anyone can use to start sending traffic to his link or website.
Here is an example of posting your link on your profile on Facebook.