If you’ve been looking into affiliate marketing and thinking about starting your own online business, you won’t run out of things to try. There are so many affiliate networks and business sites with affiliate options too.
Some of the more prominent sites are –
to name a few. You can also do whats known as CPA affiliate marketing where you promote for signups and leads and get paid just for those. In this article I will focus on Clickbank. It’s my favorite place to promote products.
Clickbank has so many products covering all the different niches from A -Z. Each one having many sub niches you can pick from.
The Best Niches To Promote From
It is recommended to always chose a niche that you’re passionate about. The reason for this is because what you love to promote will have a profound effect on your results. If you don’t have a passion for something you’re promoting, more often than not you will not be doing it for very long.
Especially when you don’t see immediate results of your promotions. One thing to always remember in affiliate marketing, its realizing that time is your best friend. It may take you months to see results from your marketing. Just don’t give up!
Keep pushing. If you’re not seeing results, its not what your promoting, its something that you’re not doing right. Just keep testing. Never give up. You will eventually hit the right combination of promotion. Maybe you just need to re-work your wording on your landing page, try a different background on the landing page, etc..
Affiliate marketing is nothing more than testing, testing, testing. To find out what works and what doesn’t.
The most widely marketed and prominent niches to be involved in are
Health and Wellness
Wealth – making money
These 3 are the major niches that cover most of lifes questions and issues. Of course there are lots and lots of subniches in these 3. It’s just a matter of picking one you’re passionate about and want to help people with and do some research in that niche. Find a problem and fix it and you can make a life changing income right from your home online.
How To Market With Clickbank
At this point you should have a product picked out from your favorite niche. Researched it on google, and are ready to get going. Now, are you doing paid advertising or free advertising? Most people when they start out don’t have the budget to do paid advertising. If you do, then you’ll probably see results of your testing much quicker.
If you don’t have the marketing budget to do this type marketing, then your best bet is the free advertising. Although get ready to put in some time. You’re going to be building an audience of followers to drive the traffic to your offers.
The best paid advertising routes are…
Google Ads – All you need is just a standard Google Account
Bing Ads – Or more known as Microsoft Ads
Youtube Ads – Again Youtube is owned by Google – Your Google Account works for this
Facebook Ads – Sign up for the FB business Manager – Your basic FB account works for this
Instagram Ads – Again, owned by Facebook, when you create a FB ad you just include your Instagram account in the ads
to name a few of the major ones. There are other ways and places such as Solo Ads, Ad Networks, etc..
For those that don’t have the budget for paid ads, lets talk about the free methods. I’ll give examples of 3 great places to do your marketing and how to get it going. Remember time is your friend.
Start your Free Channel today
When you want to make money online, one of the best places to start is Youtube. Rated in the top 5 of most trafficked places on the internet, Youtube almost can’t be beat. You will not go wrong utilizing Youtube to make money from home. It’s free to start your channel and post videos. When you want to make money on Clickbank, You just add your affiliate offer link in the description of your videos to drive traffic to your offer.
In your videos you should provide value to your audience in whatever niche you’re in. You will be giving value or helping people to solve a problem. Over time your subscribers will grow and your channel will flourish. Just remember to be consistent with your video posting. It’s recommended to post at least 3 videos per week. More is better here.
If you have any issues about not wanting to or are scared to show your face on video (there are many people like this), that is ok. You can still do videos where all thats heard is your voice and you’re showing people how to do something or accomplish something that will help them. so even though showing yourself on the videos is the recommended way, you can still do this.
The way to advertise for free on Facebook is to create 2 things. A Business Page and an FB Group surrounded around your niche. Begin to build your audience here just like you did with Youtube. You will be providing value to the people who join your page or group. Same as Youtube. These things are all free to start too. Over time again your following will grow as your being consistent in your posting. Remember to let them know by posting your offers every so often to your following.
Here again making money is the same you’re providing value to your followers. Free to start, just create a profile page in your niche. Create a unique name for your business on Instagram. Being consistent in providing pictures related to your niche. Your pictures can be either created by you or curated from others pages in your niche. The recommended picture size is 1080 x 1080 or 1080 x 1315 and 1080 x 1350.
Over time your page or profile will grow. Consequently, this will drive free traffic to your offers, because your affiliate link will be in your BIO on your profile. Viewers will click on it because they are interested in your niche. Also known as targeted traffic.
One other thing to do is to always offer something valuable and for free too. A lead magnet or bonus. Everybody loves free stuff. Especially if it solves a problem they’re having. Don’t forget this! You can offer a free ebook or cheat sheet, or your top 10 tips to solve your problem.
Use these as a way to get them to give you their email address. This way you can re-market to them later if they don’t buy on the first time. Which most won’t buy the first time through.