Having a website is one of the primary conditions to be successful online.But,what if you do not have money to invest right now to create a website?There are many free ways to start your affiliate marketing business.If done properly,these methods can give equally good results.In this post I’m going to discuss one of those methods that is easy and can be done by any one.
Affiliate marketing is all about pre-selling,that you’ll have to provide details about the product to the potential customers to convince them to visit the product site and make a purchase.For that you’ll have to create quality content.Now,if you do not have your own website to host those content,there are many places on the internet to submit those and get benefited in the same way.This can be done in four simple ways:-
Step 1. Find A Quality Product To Promote:-
The first step in affiliate marketing is to join affiliate networks and programs.After that you need to find high quality product that has a market.There are hundreds of affiliate products in many different niche.First decide a niche that interest you the most.It can health,finance or any thing.Now brainstorm and find out which are products that have ‘hungry market’.Visit the product site and read few reviews of that product on the internet to make sure that the product is of good quality.
Step 2. Create Quality Content:-
The first method involves creating high quality content about your product.Quality web content means it is good to read at the same time the content is optimized for Search Engines.For that you need to do extensive keyword research.You’ll have to optimize your content with right keywords,if you do any mistake in your keyword research then you have very little chance in doing well in search engine ranking positions.Apart from that you’ll also need to use Header tags in your content wisely.You should also use bold,italics words sparingly.
While doing those you should not forget the primary object of your content is to attract the readers.Though you need to do search engine optimization,you’ll have to be careful to not make your content unreadable.And you should not do hard selling.
Step 3. Submit Your Content To Content Sites:-
There are many content hosting sites out there where you can submit your content. These site are called article directories.Article directories host articles in hundreds of categories and lets you link to any website of your choice.While submitting your content they’d let you create an author bio,where you can write about yourself and put a link to the affiliate product site.Some of the directories even allows to put link within the content.
Here is a list of top 20 Article Directories.
Step 4. Promote Your Content To Get Traffic:-
Now you’re in the last step of this method.Writing high quality content never guarantee affiliate sales.For that you need to to drive traffic.To get traffic you need to market your content.You can do that in many ways-first and foremost you’ll have to build backlinks to your articles so that it can rise in the search engine ranking.You can use social media sites lie Twitter,Digg, Facebook to get traffic to your article.Find forums related to the product that your are promoting,and put link to your article in the forum signature.
As you start driving targeted traffic to your content,you can start making sales.Though this may not seem to be an easy way for any newbie,but,once you start doing this you can get used to this.After few times you’ll find it to be very easy and effective method.