27 Jan 13 5:48 am
Affiliate marketing is a great way for you to increase your income. So what is affiliate marketing? Simply put, affiliate marketing is business shared between online advertisers and online publishers. Compensation is mainly based on sales, website hits, and site registrations. The online advertisers are usually referred to as affiliate merchants. Publishers are usually referred to as affiliates. Here are some advantages of being involved with affiliate marketing.
1.Cost-effective Customer Acquisition
3.Brand Visibility-Affiliates can secure high search engine listings and / or display your ads on their website. This is all free brand exposure and a nice side benefit of affiliate marketing.
4.Customer Acquisition - Targeted Prospects
5.Outsourced marketing team/s-Many affiliates are experts in search engine marketing, providing you with a way of potentially getting to the top of Google without needing to spend a fortune on SEO or PPC.
6.Transparency-A key appeal for merchants is the transparency of return on investment, through the ability to track the origin of sales. You can see exactly where and when sales are made.