One of the best ways to start making money as an online entrepreneur is with affiliate marketing. Affiliate marketing is recommending products to your audience and getting paid a commission or referral fee if they buy something. You can recommend digital products as well as physical products. Typically, the commission for digital products is higher and can be as high as 50%. One thing to keep in mind is to make sure you only recommend things that you believe in. I do this by only recommending things I actually use or recommending products from people that I trust. You don’t want to lose credibility by recommending junk. Here are 7 ways you can make money with affiliate marketing.
Affiliate Marketing #1 – JVZoo
JVZoo is a marketing platform for digital products. They make it easy for sellers to promote, list and sell their products. It is also a great place for affiliate marketers to find some great digital products to promote. Most of the products on JVZoo are related to online marketing. It is free to become an affiliate on JVZoo. You have access to JVZoo’s Product Library where you can search for products to promote. Once you find a product that you would like to promote, you request permission from the product creator.
Affiliate Marketing #2 – Clickbank
ClickBank also sells digital products and you can promote the products as an affiliate. Unlike JVZoo ClickBank has products in all type of niches not just online marketing. Also, there are thousands of products to choose. Unlike JVZoo, you do not have to get permission from the product owner to promote their product. I use a program called CBEngine that helps me sift through the thousands of offers and finds the best choices for the niche I want to promote. To learn more, check out this article How To Find Profitable Products On ClickBank.
Affiliate Marketing #3 – WarriorPlus
WarriorPlus is another digital product platform for buying and selling products related to online business. The digital products are eBooks, online courses, information products, access to paid membership sites and software. The products are related to internet/online marketing or the business niche.There is a search engine so that you can search for the products that you want to promote. You do have to apply to become an affiliate of the products you want to promote.
Affiliate Marketing #4 – Become An Affiliate Products You Buy
You can also become an affiliate for products that you buy. Not everyone uses JVZoo, ClickBank or WarriorPlus for their affiliate programs. I use Nanacast for my affiliate marketing program. If you purchase a product that you benefited from, you may want to contact the product owner and ask if you can be an affiliate. This will make you a great affiliate because it is something that you actually used.
Affiliate Marketing #5 – Amazon Associates
Did you know that you can recommend things on Amazon and get paid a commission? You can through the Amazon Associates program. You create links to products on Amazon. When customers click through those links and buy products from Amazon, you earn referral fees. The fees are much but the referral fee percentage increases as your sales increase. The good thing about this program is that when someone purchases through your link, they are cookied into you for 24 hours. That means that you receive referral credit for anything else that they buy on Amazon within 24 hours.
Affiliate Marketing #6 – Amazon Influencer
Amazon now has a new program called the Amazon Influencer Program. This program is an extension of the Amazon Associates program for social media influencers. With this program you get your own page on Amazon with a URL to showcase the products you recommend to your followers. You can join this program with a qualifying YouTube, Instagram, Twitter or Facebook account.
Affiliate Marketing #7 – Affiliate Niche Sites
The last way you can make money with affiliate marketing is to create an affiliate niche site. An affiliate niche site is a website that you build that is around a particular niche. You typically will have reviews, videos and content related to the niche on the site. I have created the Affiliate Niche Site Online Course that teaches you step-by-step how to create your own affiliate niche site using WordPress.
Now that you know 7 ways you can find affiliate marketing products you also need to know how to promote them. Check out 9 ways you can promote your affiliate marketing deals. To find out even more about affiliate marketing, download your complimentary Affiliate Marketing Resource Guide.