How to start a blog series - The Basic to Affiliate Marketing

How to Start a Blog Series : The Basic to Affiliate Marketing

How to Start a Blog Series : The Basic to Affiliate Marketing

[df_blockquote ver=”1″ border_size=”4px” color=”#0F0F0F”]“If an individual is looking to monetize their blog, I would make a strong case for affiliate marketing as the best avenue for doing so,” – Josh Waldron.[/df_blockquote]

Affiliation is a business model or a way which popular among novice in Internet Marketing. This is the great basic place to start and will cover everything you need to know to get started with taking money online. Affiliate ads pay per action, which means that readers will need to click on your ads and then either sign up or register for something, or make purchase before get paid for the action. This action is the process of earning a commission by promoting other people’s or company’s products. You have to get more readers to click on your ads that redirect into your merchant.

Affiliate Marketing has some advantages; you don’t have to invest the time and effort to create a product to sell, you can start selling as an affiliate as soon as you have platform to sell it on. And you don’t have to aggressively sell or advertise to your readers in order to earn some decent cash on your blog, because your market is internet (the biggest market in the world), in modern people nearly all goods purchased online, you can bring the readers to your online store. The most profitable is that you can do it anywhere, at home is often a dream for any worker, so you can take more time with your family. All you have to do that do it by being honest and smart with your affiliate links.

As affiliates are on the cutting edge of content creation, mobile apps, social media, and niche marketing. It stands to reason that Applique made. As a blogger where you have the ideal platform to write about products, you can start using affiliate program and add affiliate link in our special Affiliate Metabox in your posts.

How to start a blog series - The Basic to Affiliate Marketing

Principles for Effective Affiliate Marketing on Your Blog

Content First

The main focus that all blogs should have is the content. If you write excellent content – things that get people excited, things that people haven’t seen before, things that make people want more – you’ll have the potential and more importantly, the foundation to attract loyal readers and make money online. Don’t base all your content on the advertising.       

Building Trust

Having a blog means having and building a relationship with your readers. Trust is an asset you cannot put a value on and is worth far more than a few affiliate sales. How will people trust and believe in you to respect your opinion or recommendations?

Make a great first impression, treat readers like you want to be treated. If you go to a site, what is the first impression that you get? What do you expect?

Try to start with friendly greeting, plus if you give some jokes and the readers are giggling, it’s a great move! First impressions are important because it will impact for a reader’s entire experience through your website. Take your time and set up your blog correctly and get traffic coming in. Remember, people coming to your site because they are interested in what you have to say. You have to feel responsible towards your readers when promoting something wisely and honestly. Show them that you actually care and that you are not in it just for the money.

Selective of What You Promote

Only ever promote products that you use, have personally found to be highly useful, and extremely very familiar with. You may have experience on it, people will trust you more. Plus, write posts that create value for the reader and serve to boost your affiliate earnings. When choosing a product makes sure that it is a high-quality product with an actual value inside of it.

Affiliate marketing relies on fostering relationships by bringing the right partners into your program, seeking out better and more efficient partnerships. It takes on the job of letting the potential readers know about the product, basically building a bridge between the reader and the retailer. one thing to note is you need to keep it within your niche, don’t take any affiliation with brands that doesn’t suit you or your blog. so that’s my opinion about affiliate marketing in a fashion blogging world, if you have any tips or opinion please  comment below!

P.s. we’ve just released Applique – a fashion blog theme with out-of-the-box support to affiliate marketing. with an affiliate metabox and your shopstyle code, you can sell any affiliated items directly in your blog!

  • Comments ( 4 )

  • avatar
    Jack Vaniyo

    Hi,

    That’s a good advice on how to start affiliate marketing. I often find it difficult to find a high ticket product to join. In fact, I am finding it difficult to find right niche let along the marketing and SEO.

    • avatar
      Mesha Gilang

      yes, like they said “Starting is the hardest part of anything” and finding your niche is the start of a Blog venture.
      but you are the one that knows you the best, so you just need the look into what is your passion and start from there

  • avatar
    Trevor

    Great advice. Especially about top quality content (and lots of it) and only recommending things that are good quality.

    Don’t be afraid to write in your own voice – ideally your readers should think that they’ve met you and spoken in person once they’ve read your piece. The closer you can get to that, the more sales you’ll make as you’re no longer a faceless corporate person.

  • avatar
    jay shah

    You gave us lots of information, along with samples that are very helpful for we beginners. Thank you.

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