Certain Strategies That Bloggers Should Do!
While many bloggers are venturing into profiting from affiliate marketing since it is the top money making models raved by many internet guru, there are certain strategies that bloggers like you should follow in order to make your effort more efficient.
You may think that affiliate marketing is as easy as it can be and all you need to do is dump a banner with your affiliate link on your blog or writing a short review about it will make you a millionaire blogger or affiliate marketer. Firstly, get this concept out of your head right now if you want to start right.
1) Give Something Away And Build A Strong List On Your Blog
Your blog is a perfect place to give something away to build yourself a profitable list. Be it a free ebook you wrote, free email course or simply newsletter, your readers will want to get something from you. By building such a list through your blog, you are able to get targeted subscribers because these are people who really read your blog and it will not be too difficult to sell them something.
2) Find Out What Your Prospects Want.
Let’s say you are settled to send out newsletters when your readers subscribe on your blog, try to build relationship with your list by constantly replying each and every email. Show them you actually care for them by pre-selling yourself. Let them know you are interested in them as a person and not just someone who is interested in making quick bucks. Give off yourself freely and you will earn their trust and confidence. Find out what product they actually need. After you have built trust with your email list they will be in the mood to buy from you as a recommendation from a trusted source. You have to get products that you are affiliated with or that you have bought license for, but these products must be of high quality or else you will lose the credibility that took you time to build.
3) Join An Affiliate Network
You should have witnessed many successful bloggers showing off their success with affiliate networks on their blogs. This should be an indication that it is a really good money making opportunity for you. An affiliate network gives affiliates access to 100′s of niche merchant’s products and services. The network uses it’s time and resources to find the clever publishers (like you) who have figured out new ways to drive converting traffic. It also provides a greater variety of top performing, reputable campaigns. In this way, you as affiliates will easily get exposed to up market products such as banner rotations. With a single affiliate network, affiliates can easily work with multiple advertisers, multiple offers and multiple payment style options such as pay per click, pay per lead, pay per impression, etc. all under one umbrella, the affiliate network.