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  • 1. How to affiliate marketing websiteIn this file, you can ref free useful materials about how to affiliate marketing website and othermaterials for how to affiliate marketing website such as affiliate programs, affiliate tipsIf you need free ebook: Top 21 affiliate marketing programs Top 12 secrets to be successful in affiliate marketing Top 8 free affiliate marketing ebooks for beginnerspls visit: affiliatemarketingaz.comI. Affiliate marketing guidesNow that youve decided to launch your first affiliate marketing campaign, youre probably trying todecide where to start. While it might seem like a daunting task, there are several basic componentsyoull need to consider as you get your program started.The PromotionBefore you start looking for places to promote your product or service, think about what exactly it is youwant to promote and how you want to promote it. Will you be promoting your brand in general or aspecific product/service? How are you going to entice consumers to click on your ad? Many brands useoffers to attract consumers. Popular (and often successful) offers include free shipping, discounts onnew or seasonal products, and free trials.What kind of advertising are you looking to do banner ads, search results, social media plugs, couponcodes? Youre going to need to develop the appropriate creative for your campaign. If youre doingbanner ads, remember to create them in multiple sizes so they can be used on multiple sites, in differentplacements. If youre doing text based advertising in your campaign, get creative with your writing.The Insertion OrderThe nature of the insertion order is what differentiates affiliate marketing from all other forms ofmarketing. There are two primary components of the insertion order: transaction qualification andpayout rate. A qualified transaction is the desired consumer action you want from an affiliatespromotion such as the generation of a sale or lead. Payout rate is the amount you will reward an affiliateper qualified transaction. Percent of sale, fixed rate per sale or lead, and cost per click are all commonmethods of calculating payout rates.Performance review phrases comments/ free download examples Page 1

2. There are plenty of other things to consider including in insertion orders. You may want to includeexceptions or different payout rates for different categories of products. To incentivize partners, youmay want to include performance bonuses for achieving a level of qualified transactions. Mostadvertisers will also want to include a click referral period to limit how long a consumer is considered tobe referred from an affiliate.Affiliate PartnersOnce you have determined your promotion, come up with the creative, and created an insertion order,youre ready to find affiliate partners. You can find partners in a number of ways, such as posting anoffer in an affiliate network or contacting potential partners directly. The real key here is in picking theright partners.Affiliate partners should attract the consumers you are looking to turn into customers but withoutcompeting for the business you are already generating via your existing marketing channels. If youreconsidering adding partners that promote in the same channel you currently have in place (e.g. searchor email), ensure your insertion order terms clearly define thei r limitations so that affiliates efforts donot cannibalize your internal efforts. For online partners, take a moment to review their website. Makesure the content on their site is information that is relevant to your target audience. See which otherbrands they are promoting and in what manner. Youll also want to take into consideration howdifferent partners will interact with each other to ensure you build a harmonious channel.Getting StartedWith these basic components in place, youre ready to ge t started with affiliate marketing. As you beginto build out your affiliate channel, ensure your messages are consistent with those in your otherchannels and that your partnerships make sense in the context of those messages. Continually evaluatethe effectiveness of your campaigns and your partnerships and youll be well on your way to a valuableaffiliate marketing program. Now all you need is a platform to power your program!II. Affiliate marketingstrategiesPerformance review phrases comments/ free download examples Page 2 3. Affiliate marketing is a low-costway for merchants to buildawareness and showcase theirproducts and services. The modelis simple; it works as acommission-based referralsystem. A partner or affiliatemarkets a merchant's productsfor a "piece of the pie."Affiliate marketing experts often make an income that can tally over five figuresper month, however only 1 to 5% of thousands of marketers achieve this level.When an affiliate reaches this elite level they are often referred to as a "super"affiliate.How does one become a super affiliate? Can anyone do it? Super affiliates havecommon tactics that they embrace and put into place. Anyone can become asuper affiliate, but it will not come without blood, sweat, and a hefty timecommitment. The typical super affiliate possesses the following traits: Persistence Patience Thirst for KnowledgeThese three traits combined with the following strategy gives you the formula forthe makings of a "super" affiliate.1. Find a Unique NicheThe mistake that many affiliate marketing hopefuls have in common is that theytry to offer everything under the sun rather than focusing on a specific nichemarket. Do not scatter your efforts, focus on your niche, promote it, and sell itwell.2. Search Engine MarketingPerformance review phrases comments/ free download examples Page 3 4. Once you've built your affiliate storehouse you will need to promote it. Manyaffiliates use pay-per-click engines. I suggest that you learn how to achieve organicsearch results or hire a search engine marketing company. This will save you fromspending all your profits on pay-per-click engines. Only use pay-per-click enginesif you know what you are doing, otherwise all your profits may end in the hands ofGoogle Adwords or Overture.3. Know Your Product, Know Your AudienceCreate a resource. By taking the time to learn about the products and/or servicesthat you are offering you can create information that builds your credibility. Thatcredibility builds trust. If your viewers do not have trust in you more than likelythey will not purchase from your storehouse. If you want more information on thepsychological process that an online buyer goes through I suggest that you readmy article on the Five Levels of Internet Marketing and the Sales Process. This willhelp you in creating a web site that converts well, which in return will increaseyour cash flow.4. Don't Put All Your Eggs in One BasketPromote products from different merchants. This way if you have a problem withreceiving payment from a merchant, or their products do not convert well theeffects on your business will be minimal. Watch out for exclusivity agreements;remember this is your business. Protect yourself and diversify so that you do notfeel the famine effect if something goes wrong. There is absolutely nothing wrongwith promoting niche products from different merchants.5. Seek Knowledge and Embrace ChangeIf you are familiar with Internet marketing at all you know that what worked threemonths ago may not work today. Stay on top of the trends. Seek knowledge, startby learning something new about affiliate marketing daily. For example rememberthose marketing tools called "banner" that use to drive sales at an astronomicalrate a few years ago? Well those banners developed a term called "bannerblindness." That means most online viewers will not click on banners even if theyPerformance review phrases comments/ free download examples Page 4 5. do pertain to what they are looking for. To be a "super" affiliate you must alwaysspend time reading, learning, and embracing the changes in Internet marketing.6. Don't Give UpIt's hard to do, and most of the time those dabbling in affiliate marketing give upway too soon. Monitor your statistics, watch to see what is working and what isnot. Make changes when necessary. Do one thing daily to promote your storehouseand be patient. Before you know it you will start getting payments.Remember that it will not happen overnight. Encompass and develop thepersistence, patience, and knowledge. Then follow the tactics I've mentionedabove and you are on your way to becoming a "super" affiliate.Performance review phrases comments/ free download examples Page 5