What Is Affiliate Marketing And How to start (step by step guide)
In a simple words affiliate marketing is the process of promoting other people’s (or company’s) products and if you made sales you will earn commissions for it.
As you see all affiliate marketing parties are happy with it :
The merchant (the product producer) because he makes more sales passively through the efforts of other people promoting his product,The publisher (the affiliate marketer) because he makes money through promoting other people’s products without all the efforts needed for creating products ,The affiliate network ( which is a website that acts as an intermediary between publishers and merchants where merchants list their products in front of its wide base of affiliate marketers ) is also happy by money gained through fees on listings.
How to make money through affiliate marketing
Making money as affiliate marketer require 3 basic steps
1. Choose a Niche
choosing your niche is very important step as it may affect your overall success if you choose the bad niche read this guide in how to choose your niche
2. Research Affiliate Programs
Once you’ve decided on a niche, it’s time to find out what’s out there in terms of programs and products to promote. You’ve probably already done a bit of research for this while researching your niche — now you need to dig deeper.
3. Build a Site
4- write a content
5. Build an Audience
6. Promote Affiliate Offers