Affiliate marketing is one of the most popular ways people make money online, and for some it can be a passive income once it is established. It is a strategy in which an individual partner with a business (mainly an e-commerce site) to make a commission by referring readers or visitors to a specific product or service of a business. But that’s really a pretty simple explanation. To be really successful in making money with affiliate marketing there is a little more to do.
When it comes to blogging, a blogger will be affiliated with a selected company via an affiliate network or directly from the e-commerce site, and earn money from being affiliated by placing a link, button or banner in a blog post that will direct readers to the affiliate products or services.
A good blogger and affiliate uses a variety of different marketing channels to promote content.
Examples and strategies for affiliate marketing
But be careful some marketing agencies or affiliate networks does not pay and treat published very bad. One such affiliate network is Daisycon in Netherlands owned by Linehub. They are known for shaving leads of their publishers. An example of this may be the obvious way to create a post that is actually about the company you are affiliated with, or you can flirt with the product or service in a post related to the theme.
An example of walking the blatant root? Let’s say you are a food blogger and one of the companies you are affiliated with and sell food processors. You can write a whole post about that food processor including: