Program - Basic Training
Training For Affiliates:
are glad that you are here and willing to become an affiliate for this
product! Remember that affiliate marketing can be profitable
you know what you are doing. The affiliate marketing
requires people to think more like a business owner, so this section
will help you begin to separate yourself from the "quick buck" type of
people who hop from one program to the next.
While you may want
to become an
affiliate because you heard that "someone" made over $10,000 last month
as an affiliate, remember that such a person treated his or her
approach to affiliate marketing like a business. Start with
reasonable expectations and then go from there. If possible,
factor into your calculations that you might not make much money during
the first few months until you know what you are doing. It's
because affiliate marketing can be beneficial over the long term!
wheel, you will get a few free resources on affiliate marketing and
some referrals to sources of information which require payment.
Each item listed will be useful as it offers solid information with
people who have used the information to profitable ends.
that we want you to be profitable because both of us benefit.
send customers which would be could not obtain; and in return you make
money by simply referring qualified traffic.
The best part is that you have no inventory, legal obligation,
employees, or have to trade your time for an hourly wage.
is possible that you could make money while sleeping!
Here are the recommended resources:
-- this tool does extensive keyword research and tells you where there
are people searching for specific keyword terms/phrases. It
tells you if there is low-competition for that phrase. See
"Keyword Research" section below for more information on how this
knowledge can benefit you.
- KEYWORD EDUCATION
are the words or phrases which people type into the search engines when
searching for a subject. As an affiliate you will want people
your affiliate link, click on it, and purchase the e-book so that you
can earn your commission.
In order to get people to click on your affiliate link you can do
your affiliate link on your website either as part of a review, a
testimonial, as part of a banner ad, as the link behind the graphic of
an e-book cover, or any other ethical way you can send people to your
- Post your affiliate link
in an e-mail which you send
to your opt-in subscriber list. These are people who have
permission to e-mail them. Please be careful of spamming as
we do not
condone spam activities.
- Post your affiliate link
on your blog
- Create a Pay-Per-Click
campaign using either Google AdWords, Yahoo Search Marketing, MSN, or
any of the other PPC opportunities
- Write reviews of the
product and post them on
forums. Please post these ONLY on forums which accept
or other forms of advertising. You MUST comply with the rules
forum/bulletin board; we are not responsible for your actions or any
consequences resulting from policy violations of any
forum, bulletin board, etc.
- Send the link to your
- Contribute to an online
newsletter or e-zine if you have permission to do so
majority of the best ways to find places to post your affiliate link
(along with any e-book covers, banner ads, free reports, etc.) is to
find out for what people are searching online. Determining
keywords people type into the search engines is a great way to find out
how to best position your marketing efforts.
example, if your research determines that every month there
are 1000 searches for the term "ebook affiliate programs" (please note
that this is just an arbitrary example as we have never researched that
keyword phrase for the number of searches per month) then you must
determine the number of competing sites
which offer that same term.
"ebook affiliate programs" in quotes
at Google.com (you can also do this with Yahoo, MSN, or any of the
other major search engines you know). Find out the number of competing
websites which feature this keyword phrase. If the number of
competing websites is relatively low (e.g. no more than 5-6 times the
number of searches) than consider promoting your marketing efforts
around that term.
this example, "ebook affiliate
programs" had 1000 searches (again this was not researched), so
consider targeting your marketing
efforts if there are no more than 5000-6000 competing websites for that
search term when entered in quotation marks in Yahoo/Google/MSN.
will give you at least a fighting chance to appear on the first page
(Top 10 search results) for that keyword phrase if you do everything
on the Top 10 for a particular keyword phrase, even if only for the
keyword phrase in quotes ("(keyword phrase"), then that is great.
You will get traffic to your site based on being in the Top
results returned in the search engines.