It is easy to get a good product to sell, but it is difficult to get the product sold. Because we understand the difficulties you are facing, we have came up with this blogpost to suggest 10 easy ways for you to promote affiliate products.
1. Social Media Sharing
Social media, especially Facebook, is the easiest way to reach your target audience – all the more when you have multiple options to promote your affiliate links there such as by personal sharing, group sharing, and the use of Facebook pages.
2. Forum posting
With the emergence of social media, forums are slowly getting sidelines in the internet world. But that still does not discount the fact that forums are still a great way to promote your affiliate products. Search for forums that suits your niche and post information or comment on topics that are related to your affiliate products. In the post, you can suggest your products as a solution of the problem.
3. Email Marketing
Email marketing is one of the most effective way to engage with your customers. Your messages are able to reach an audience with high interest on your products. With an email list, you can send emails to your subscribers featuring your affiliate products. If your don’t have one, you can build a list by referring to another blogpost HERE.
4. Showing Banner Ads
Putting up banner ads is a very conventional but equally effective method of promoting affiliate products. However, do avoid putting up too many of banners in your website, as it will slow down your website’s speed and make your website appear spammy.
5. Writing a blog on product review
You can write a blogpost on topics related to your affiliate products or write a review directly on the product itself. This is especially suitable for target audiences that are still researching for their desired products. If your writing is good, they will most likely to take your advice and give the products a try.
6. Create a video on product review
It’s similar to blogging, but using a different media. You can create a video on topics related to your affiliate products before giving your recommendations of your affiliate products in the middle of the video.
Converting your piece of content into slides is a good way to present your points. People are able to get rid of long descriptive readings and get straight to the gist of your message. Better understanding helps to build better trust with your potential customers. Insert a link into your slides presentation and lead your audience to your dedicated affiliate site.
8. Social Media Ads
Using social media ads is one of the choices for getting fast results. To run an ad, It is advisable to get a good-looking image design that features and describes your affiliate products well. Your ad content and call-to-action prompts are also equally important for you to get better conversion.
9. Search Engines PPC
Search Engines PPC or SEM is another good way to bring traffic quickly to your affiliate sites. However, while this method is very effective, it is very costly. Only use this method if you have the budget to afford it.
10. Q & A sites
While not many people would use this method, but it is still nevertheless effective. Sites like Quora and Yahoo Answer are great websites to start with. By answering questions, you can incorporate your affiliate products into your answer.
Building an online business is never be an easy task. We hope that these method will be able to help you to kickstart your affiliate sales. Please leave a comment below if you have any other great ways to promote affiliate products.
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The goal of this guide is to show you the kind of affiliate marketing programmes to avoid. Always do your research thoroughly, be curious about everything, always ask why!
Platforms like Facebook and Linkedin allow you to join groups with affiliate marketers. You can learn a lot from them so that you can avoid costly mistakes.
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