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Introduction to Affiliate Marketing


Introduction to MarketingNew to affiliate marketing? Not sure what it's all about? Basically, it comes down to promoting products online to get a commission whenever a sale is made through your recommendation. 

You'll make a website, which isn't as hard as you might think, and then you'll place affiliate links to the products you are promoting throughout that website. Then, when someone clicks on your link and buys the product within a certain time frame, you get a commission!  

There's a variety of affiliate networks that you can join to find products to promote, and if you pick a topic (or "niche") that is interesting to you — first making sure with a little market research that it's also profitable  — it can be quite a lot of fun to build your affiliate website.

There's a huge range of different methods for getting visitors to your website, including signaling to search engines like Google that your website is relevant to your topic, and spreading the word on social media. Because of the variety of strategies available to you, you'll be able to find something that suits your strengths to get the ball rolling for your own affiliate website.

The goal is to be making your own money just with your own efforts and a computer, setting yourself up for some great potential income. These lessons will give you a thorough introduction, show you what affiliate sites look like, and walk you through the basics of these important affiliate marketing concepts.

 

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Affiliate Marketing For Beginners

If you're wondering what this whole "affiliate marketing" and "make money online" thing is all about, then this lesson is exactly what you're looking for.

How Does Affiliate Marketing Work?

Do you have what it takes? This lesson has the no-hype low-down on how affiliate marketing works, and why you should give it a go.

How To Identify Affiliate Sites

One of the first things you should learn when getting started as an affiliate is how to spot other affiliates. In this lesson we show you how to spot others in action.

Examples of Affiliate Sites: How Are They Making Money?

A good way to learn about making money as an affiliate is to look at what other affiliates are doing. We show you some of their tips and tricks!

How To Find Affiliate Programs

This lesson contains an introduction to one of the best affiliate networks on the internet. how to sign up as an affiliate, and how to pick good affiliate programs.

Affiliate Marketing Without a Website

Want to get a taste for affiliate marketing but don't want to build a website just yet? Here are ways to get started without having to build a single page.

How to Get Traffic to Your Website Using Alternative Methods

Affiliates often focus on SEO or PPC to get traffic to their websites. In this lesson, however, we show you some alternatives to get in the mix.

12 Essential Tips to Double Your Productivity

Anyone can become a successful affiliate if they knuckle down and get the work done. That's why we've created this lesson to keep you on the straight and narrow.

 

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Introduction to Affiliate Marketing New to affiliate marketing? Not sure what it's all about? Then let us get you started!
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