Things To Consider When Starting an Affiliate Marketing Promotion

After posting my previous post on 5 Top Reasons Why Affiliate Marketing Is The Best “Make Money Online” Strategy, I received a couple of emails asking me on how they can promote their products online without spending much. Well, I did not lecture them on budgeting because that’s not my forte but instead I shared to them the things they need to consider if they want to promote their products through affiliate marketing.

affiliate-marketingA lot of company owners now days opt to start an affiliate marketing campaign as one of the component of their overall marketing marketing promotion. In most cases this kind of affiliate marketing promotion is only a small portion their overall marketing strategy but you will find some organization who opt to rely exclusively on this kind of marketing including big names such as Amazon.

Purpose of Affiliate Marketing

The primary purpose  for using affiliate marketing is  to save money whilst achieving beneficial advertising. However, once a company becomes more successful they ought to think about becoming a lot more  proactive and combining their affiliate  promotion with other forms of online  marketing just like  placing ads on Google (Adwords), buy banner ads spaces and orchestrating an email promotion campaign.

Use the Power of Affiliates to Promote Your Site

An affiliate marketing campaign is basically a promotion  in which other website owners or bloggers are willingly to promote by writing a post or by simply placing a banner ads for your products or services on their websites. These  owners are referred to affiliates. The affiliates are given code or special links to be placed on their site and has the freedom to promote it as they see fit.

A lot of affiliates are now heavily promoting their site using social networks such as Twitter and Facebook. Sending a promotional email campaign is also another sure way to make a sale,  specially if the affiliate has a big number of subscribers. The affiliate doesn’t only promote their site but they are also making a buzz for your site and product also. Whenever a reader clicks on the special link you’ve provided, the visitors will be directed to you own website as well.

I will continue this topic on the next post and will discuss how affiliate marketing can be used effectively. On a personal note, I was recently hired to be the affiliate manager of Alphadore – the World’s first and only financial statement analysis web application. If you are interested to join, I invite you to SIGN-UP as an affiliate by clicking here. We use to manage our affiliate program.  If you need some help, please let me know.


  • Comment by lalalapatricia |

    I agree with you but sometimes some bloggers are asking in return like products or $$$ but I understand ’cause i’m a blogger too. Haha It’s hard to advertise if you don’t invest something in return? haha If you know what I mean. 🙂 Anyway, link exchange? 🙂

  • Comment by software for invoices

    many companies are currently working in affiliated marketing because in present i am seeing that this is a good and simple way of any working. your 5 tips about affiliated marketing are key points for online money making.

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