Nothing breaks a reader’s trust more than being led to a promotion that will blow up their inbox. Put yourself in the shoes of a potential customer and see what will happen if they follow your advice.
I am not going to go over the obvious bits in this article. I trust you to sign up for a Youtube account and think of a catchy username. However, I do feel the need to talk about other basics that can make or break the quality of your videos.
Your affiliate link can be in the form of a download URL, an introduction URL or only the home of the product vendor. However, do not forget to attach your affiliate ID such that in case a customer purchases the product, you will be paid your commission.
Study and learn from other affiliates. A quick and easy way to gain experience and familiarity as an affiliate marketer is by joining an online community or forum. These online resources are free to join and can offer invaluable advice to marketers at all experience levels.
I’ve never found a way to rationalize using affiliate marketing for my site without being concerned with compromising my message, but at the same time, you’re right that it does confer lots of benefits. What are your thoughts on this?
For example, if you’re an expert at interior decorating, it makes more sense to sell comforter sets than it does to sell automotive parts. You’ll do a much better job with your individual marketing efforts if you stick to selling what you know.
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On one hand, long and ugly affiliate tracking links are a straight giveaway to people that you want to sell them a product (and people may be uncomfortable clicking on them). Therefore, making your link shorter and “nicer” looking will it give a more professional appearance. One of my favorite plugins for making links look “pretty” is the Pretty Links WordPress plugin.
Yes. Well, it’s a smart idea to put somewhere in your description that you might be using affiliate links, kind of like your FDC disclosure, but it’s kind of like an affiliate link disclosure. I think that’s a smart thing. Even though YouTube hasn’t come out saying you need to do that, basically you should just to be super, super safe.
If you’re getting to the point where you have a sizable list, you could create a series of emails to promote a product. This works best if it’s an information product with relatively high commissions.
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But let me quickly go over it here. First when I created the video I saved the video file in the keyword phrase I want to rank for, this also ends up being the title of the video when you upload it to YouTube.
First of all thanks for the valuable information your website have. I am in the Marketing and sales field of Banking and Pharmaceuticals for about 10 years. I was researching, how should I make money online. I found Affiliate Marketing is a suitable ground for me to play on. Problem is that I am not a techie person, can say I know how to browse internet and how to do emails and how to use facebook etc.
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How neat! This makes me a bit more interested in maybe starting my own blog. Maybe for the wrong reasons though. (; Plus I’d probably have to spend time building a trusting reader base before I can start recommending them products. Hm, maybe someday… (I know, I know — “abolish someday”)
I alluded to this in the previous few tips but I want to make sure you understand that each link inside one of your articles is another opportunity for a visitor to click through and make their way onto Amazon.com.
We can target ads to people based on how they engaged and when they engaged and create an experience that is relevant to where they are in the process of investigating our products. Facebook’s self-serve ad interface is better than any other ad platform on the market—you don’t have to be a tech wiz to get in there and get things rolling!
Market, market, market. Don’t rely on SEO or social media alone to drive people to your website or blog to take advantage of your affiliate recommendations. Understand who your target market is, where you can find it, and how you can entice it to your site.
Absolutely, that’s exactly what I meant. Very, very good points… thank you! I am so thankful as well when other bloggers, such as yourself, spend time sharing their expertise with others. I am especially thankful because I now realize how much time it really takes to get these meaty posts published… something I never thought about before!
And while that may sound like a tall order, just remember that all you need to do to be unique is act like yourself as you write reviews or provide readers with blog posts and articles full of interesting information. The important part is to keep up the volume, since the longer you wait between articles, the further your website will fall in the search engine rankings.
So while people may not spend as much time on Facebook as they used to, they do tend to check it pretty frequently. One way to maximize your exposure is to schedule your Facebook posts to publish throughout the day, at times when your audience is most likely to be engaged. Not sure when the optimal time is? You can use our ViralPost feature to automatically schedule your posts to publish at the times your followers are most active.
For sure. I would also add you do not want ALL of your videos to be the picture style. It is often best to mix it up. Keeps it fresh you know… Also make sure that pictures that you grab are ones that you actually have right for.
You don’t need to be convinced. You know how powerful – and popular – Facebook is right now! What you need are ways to attract fans, get answers to your questions, and the ability to harness this powerful site and help your organization get the most out of its online presence.