Ever wake up on morning and think to yourself:
“Jeepers self, if only I could actually TAKE that first step required for profitable affiliate marketing!”
If so, you’re definitely not the only one thinking that….
… while profitable affiliate marketing is NOT rocket science, it DOES require building a tremendously grand foundation.
That’s why the following is a rather nifty read (and be sure to return here once you’ve finished to take advantage of more goodies):
There, you’ll discover insights like:
“…Affiliate marketing payment models
In most cases, affiliates earn a commission when one of their visitors clicks through to a merchant’s website and purchases one of their products.
However, there are other affiliate marketing models you might come across:
Pay-Per-Sale (PPS): The affiliate gets paid for every sale they generate. This is the most common model as it places all responsibility and risk on the affiliate.
Pay-Per-Lead (PPL): The affiliate gets paid for every lead generated: online form submissions, trial creations, free demo signups or any pre-purchase.
Pay-Per-Click (PPC): The affiliate gets paid for all clicks/traffic generated, regardless of whether visitors turn into leads of customers. This model is quite rare, though, as all the risk lies with the merchant….”
“…When do you actually get paid?
Again, this depends on the affiliate programmes you’re using and you’ll want to make sure you know where you stand before you sign up to anything.
Generally speaking, though, merchants will pay out on either a weekly or monthly basis.
If you’re using affiliate networks then the rules can vary greatly. Most of them have payout thresholds which means you can withdraw money until you’ve got a certain amount in your balance. Normally, this threshold is relatively low (eg: £50) so it shouldn’t be a major problem, though….”
The topic of Affiliate Marketing for Beginners is something that would make for a great challenge, blueprint, blog post or more! You could structure it like so:
Step 1.) Get comfortable with the whole notion of affiliate marketing
Step 2.) Find the kinds of affiliate programs you want to promote
Step 3.) Drive traffic to your links!
Resources for the above include:
Affiliate marketing do not HAVE to be a scary thing…. it requires you giving yourself permission to make it happen.
Why not give yourself that permission today?