Affiliate Marketing Tips & Case Studies

Posted on Feb 2nd, 2009 by Lakshmi Narsimhan

Affiliate program is the most powerful way to market a product online! Here are a few ways to practice this type of marketing strategy.

Creating an Affiliate Program on your website will fetch good results for all your brand promotion efforts. Building your own affiliate program is not a tough job. Following methods can be used to run a successful Affiliate Program on your website.

Promoting through affiliate marketing will get more traffic with no-cost as we only pay for sale. Also, you get better search engine rankings since affiliates have to link to your website to earn commission we can easily have thousands of backlinks pointing to your website.

First and foremost thing to start an affiliate program on websites is to provide email address and signup form to be filled up by the users for joining.

Display the fabulous opportunities they get for joining your affiliate program like Immediate returns to affiliates, Reliability of our affiliate program, Reporting quickly as they measure the results for different methods they use for promotion and Fast Payment Methods.

Create an inner page with your affiliate program to place the commission structure and The Affiliates links. With this you can give text links and Banner Links so that webmasters can place the Banners or Text links on Home Page of their website.

Every affiliate will get separate affiliate link so that you can track the sales converted through them. If you show sale converted commission by affiliate the affiliate will be able to try more to get more commission.

You can choose the right affiliates to promote your products and program model and can include all the products in single affiliate program and the affiliates joined will promote more according to their websites category.

Maximum affiliates will add the Banners to their website and write endorsements, send newsletters to their users, posting in forums and message boards, recommendations in their Ezine, adding links to all the websites they have, through e-books they write, and all of the other available methods by this you can build your product brand.

You can also do two-tier Affiliate program whereby affiliates earn commission when someone refers to your program and that makes a sale online. Your affiliate base quickly multiplies itself and continues to grow all the time.

Affiliate tracking software and scripts are also available online and you can use them for affiliate tracking such as Post Affiliate Pro, ShareASale Affiliate Network, iDevAffiliate, Affiliate Trail, Groundbreak.com's Ultimate Affiliate Software, My Affiliate Program, Affiliate Tracking and AssocTRAC among others.

 

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