How does affiliate marketing work?
What is the essence of affiliate marketing?
This is one of the marketing tools, which uses a link to an advertised or sold item. This allows sellers to advertise a product to a wider circle of potential buyers., and customers get access to additional product information. When a person clicks on a link and get the product, you get a percentage.
What to do next?
Becoming a marketing partner can be one of these ways.
The main option is posting links on a site or on your blog.
Another option is social networks.
Social media advertising increases brand awareness and and conveys information to the target audience. And the last one is the mailing list.
One way or another, you will need your blog or a ready-made website, or a wide audience on social networks, or a list of addresses for email distribution. The next step is to connect to the affiliate program.
There are two types of partnership platforms: those that act as intermediaries for two parties. and those who want to promote their own proposals. All partners have their own connection conditions and selection criteria.
Some of them are website-oriented and require a certain number of visitors to your site before you can get approval, others must prove that you are advertising their products, and some are ready to meet you and use different approaches.
Once approved, they will give you with specific product links or a system for adding links to your products. You need to check with your partner what working conditions. “Platforms depending on conditions pay either for a purchase or for a click on a link.” Each platform has a different commission structure, total can be obtained per click up to 50%.
How much money can you earn?
If you have low traffic at the start on the blog or channel, you can count on about a hundred dollars. How your distribution platform is becoming very successful, you can earn up to two thousand dollars on it. Remember that the conditions and terms for paying interest on different platforms are different. Some partners pay only after two months.
Where to look for partners for links?
Google, this is the easiest option.
In order to better understand how it works, join the circle of specialists and get new knowledge there or take a training course. Do not stop, even if it did not work out the first time, you will gain invaluable experience.