5 Critical Factors You Must Consider To Make Massive Affiliate
By Alex Tan, Midas Touch Marketing
How would you like to 'print' money on demand anytime you want?
This is the reality for the thousands who have stumbled upon
affiliate marketing. The beauty of affiliate marketing resides
in its ability for anyone to make incredible profits without much
work, and in as little as 2 weeks.
What does this mean? This means you can literally start from
scratch and make quick money online, without first having to create
your own products, website, or writing a single ad copy.
In fact affiliate marketing is the most ideal starting point
for the new marketers to 'get their feet wet'. It allows them
the use other people's time, effort and resources for their own
gain while they are further educating themselves for future successes.
This is why I call affiliate marketing the ultimate "Earn as
you learn" strategy.
Now as powerful as affiliate marketing is, there are certain
critical factors you need to first consider, before jumping in
onto any affiliate program.
As not doing so can cost you dearly in lost profits and wasted
=> Critical Factor #1: Determining Your Target Audience
To rake in the big affiliate checks, you must first be able
to identify and target your audience.
This is a simple case of giving people what they want but then,
many affiliates commit the mistake of offering the wrong product
to the wrong crowd.
For example, how many sales do you think you'll make if you
promoted copywriting products to an audience interested only in
networking opportunities? Not many, if any.
Pinpoint your audience
to maximize your commissions.
=> Critical Factor #2: Accessing The Quality Of The Affiliate
A second mistake many affiliates blunder on is in marketing
a product that does not deliver on its promises.
It is always advisable to test the product first before recommending
it. Not only will this increase your credibility and sales, it
helps you promote better as you can then provide personal testimonials
on the product.
=> Critical Factor #3: Existence Of A Sales Letter That Sells
Study the affiliate owner's website and sales copy before even
sending any traffic over. Enquire about its conversion rates and
A good test is to ask yourself if you would buy the product.
It will be a terrible waste of resources if you would to pay
for advertising to a merchant's site, only to discover he or she
has poor sales copy which does not sell. Think about it.
=> Critical Factor #4: Availability Of Promotional Materials
Most affiliate programs will provide their affiliates with tools
to market with. Simply put, the more tools provided, the more
chances of you making the sale.
This is because you can then save time by simply editing the
provided materials to your own 'voice' instead of creating an
ad from scratch. You can focus instead on the marketing. Similarly,
having more tools also equate to more opportunities to get the
sales message through effectively.
=> Critical Factor #5:
Profitability Of Your Promotion
The final factor you must pay attention to is how much you will
be paid, in relation to your promotional efforts. A higher commission
percentage can be a huge motivation to place higher focus on a
particular product in your total portfolio.
Alternatively seek out products with a higher end pricing or
those that offer residual income. You would want to profit exponentially
from any effort placed.
The above are just the tip of the iceberg in the entire affiliate
If you desire to become a power affiliate and bank in huge checks
consistently from affiliate programs, you must further educate
yourself with the knowledge required for perpetual affiliate success!
Alex Tan is the co-creator of the critically acclaimed Power
Affiliate Marketing System which transforms scraggly rookies into
World Class Affiliate Marketers. Listen to one such rookie's story
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