Page 3: Make money with Affiliate programs
I'm sure you've heard it everywhere by now. People that make money with affiliate programs. If you are new to this, you might be curious. I will explain what this is and how those affiliate marketing make money.
Affiliate program is a system where you sell other peoples product and earn a commission for each sale that you make. The method for selling it is up to you. You can use pictures, graphics or words to persuade your visitors to click on the buy button. You can think of affiliates as the salesmen in the Internet. The difference is that they don't have to go door to door, and they can actually choose what they want to sell.
To start to make money with affiliate programs, you will first have to register with them. You can either go to an affiliate directory, like clickbank, or you can search for certain products from one website and see if they offer an affiliate program. After you've registered with them, they will send you a HTML code. This code will be your tracking code.
You can place this code where you want the buy link to be. Each time your visitor clicks on this link, a cookie is stored in their computer and they are sent to the product's original website. That website will handle everything from the transaction onwards. Each time you visitor clicks on the buy button, a tracker will calculate based on the cookies to determine the amount of buyers that you send. From this, you can check to see how many buyers you have sent over and how much you've earn.
This is the basis of how affiliate marketing make money. How you want to sell the product to your customer is totally up to you. Just make sure to actually sell something that really has good value, and something that your customers will like and enjoy. Why? For you to make money with affiliate programs, you need customers. And customers only want to buy products that are worth their money, and they will recommend it to their friends as well. This is the key point for how affiliate marketing make money.
As with Google Adsense, the main requirement here is to have a website. Affiliate programs are much more easier to join compared to Google Adsense. This is because affiliate programs mostly care about earning money, whereas Google care more about their reputation. Where as Google might take a few days to approve your website, Affiliate programs usually approve them quite quickly.
If you would like to learn how you can create a website to start an online business to make money with affiliate programs, you can do so here.
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