Most affiliate marketers put up the ads only on their sites. There is nothing wrong with this approach but know that there are many other traffic sources that you can tap into and promote the products simultaneously. The more targeted traffic you can send to the sales page the more your chances are of making money.
My (now) good friends Derek and Clay had an apartment across town that they’d just moved into and despite only knowing them for a brief period of time they let me come crash for a few days while I figured out my next steps.
Facebook’s Dynamic Product Ads provide a way to show single or multi-product ads to people who have visited your website. Based on the visitor’s behavior, you can serve different ads to different groups of people based on what they’re interested in.
Tip 4: If you’re a beginner, it’s important that you realize it make take more than a few days before you start making sales. While it is possible to earn affiliate commissions with Amazon within a few days of creating a campaign, realistically you shouldn’t expect to start making sales within the first 14-30 days. It takes time for your website to carve out a space on the internet. However, if you are determined and post 1 new blog post and 1 new video each day for your first 30 days, you hold a way higher chance of earning affiliate commissions within the first 30 days.
As you learn more about your niche, you’ll probably read books, follow blogs, participate in courses and join a membership community or two. Can you make a commission for recommending these to others trying to learn the same things?
Facebook Marketing has changed the world of digital marketing forever. In what was once purely search engine (Google, Bing, Yahoo) dominated industry, facebook came and the changed the rules forever by introducing social media marketing and advertising. Today, you can use Facebook Advertising to run sponsored ads on facebook, instant articles, Instagram and audience network. In due course of time, we may even have a scenario where facebook allows us to advertise on Whatsapp as well.
Thanks for the tips and advice as someone who has tried to get on in affiliate marketing failed more than once it’s always useful to find information that helps point me in the right direction. As you mention, you need to be persistent in order to succeed. You must find and fix the things that aren’t working and build on the things that are.
The first step of any marketing effort is to decide what you want to accomplish. In your Facebook video ad campaign, are you trying to increase brand awareness or drive conversions? Choosing what you’re going to prioritize should affect what kind of video you should create and how you should distribute it.
While at first you may be focused on using social media as a free way to get traffic, keep in mind that there are powerful ways to use paid advertising on social media to reach your targeted audience and drive that traffic back to your site or your affiliate offers.
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