AFFILIATE MARKETING 101 Back


THIS ARTICLE MAINLY COVERS THE FOLLOWING TOPICS:
WHAT IS AFFILIATE MARKETING?
According to Wikipedia
“Affiliate marketing is a marketing practice in which a business rewards one or more affiliates for each visitor or customer brought about by the affiliate’s marketing efforts”.
Basically, you as an affiliate will be rewarded when you help a business by promoting their products or services. So for example, if you sign up for the Greater Apparel affiliate program and promote our products then you will get a commission when the visitor you send to our site makes a purchase with your unique affiliate code. Affiliate marketing is probably one of the fastest and cheapest (not the easiest) ways to start making money online as you don’t have to create any products yourself. You simply link up a buyer and a seller, and you take a commission on the sale that has been referred by you.
HOW DOES AFFILIATE MARKETING WORK?
When you join an Affiliate program and choose the products that you want to sell, sellers provide you with a unique affiliate code that you can use to refer traffic to the target site. Most affiliate programs will offer ready made text links, banners and other forms of creative copies whereby you only have to copy the code and place it on your website to start referring traffic. When interested visitors click on these links from your site they get redirected to the product site and if they purchase a product, you as the referrer make a commission. The sellers can track your performance through your affiliate ID that they use. You also have complete, real time access to all sales and commissions stats. This affiliate program’s payment terms will be consisted of a Pay per Sale System: In this program a merchant pays you a percentage of the sale price when the purchase is completed.
WHY BE AN AFFILIATE MARKETER?
Affiliate marketing is considered to be one of the world’s fastest growing and best internet marketing techniques to earn money online and I will explain why: