How to get started with affiliate marketing: a step-by-step
I’M john crostani and i make over half a million dollars a month with affiliate marketing, but i’m going to show you how to get started if you’re a complete, beginner and i’ll be going over on my computer right here.A step-by-step way for you to go from zero to euro [, Music ] hey!So, if you’re looking to start affiliate marketing and you are a complete beginner.First of all, i recommend you do check out my introduction series to affiliate marketing, but in this video i’m going to be showing you exactly how to get started, we’re going to be doing a couple things here, we’re going to be one first part of affiliate marketing Is joining an affiliate network and this is where you find products you can sell or link to and make commissions from first step.
How to Choose the Right Affiliate Network
Second step: is you want to find a product, a specific product that you can sell on the internet that you resonate with and that you can make money with so that’s gon na be our second thing.
The third thing that we’re going to do is we’re going to actually go out there and sell it now, if you are a serious action taker, i recommend go through all these steps in this video, and actually you can start earning your first commissions right now.If you just take these steps, so let’s get on my computer and i’ll show you everything step by step.So you know what you’re getting into so here i am, and if we, google, just affiliate networks, for instance, we’ll find a bunch of results, we’ll find a ton and we’ll see if we just look up the top 10 affiliate networks that aren’t amazon, we’ll see a Ton of affiliate networks, we see clickbank jvzoo, giddy up, share, sale or van gate.How do you decide what to join now?
How to Join Amazon’s Affiliate Network
First off two great affiliate networks to join are amazon and my other favorite is clickbank, so amazon is very easy to join and let me show you how to join amazon’s affiliate network now, if you’re on amazon right here.
As you see, i’m on amazon.com, okay, we’ll scroll down to the bottom of the page and what we see is in the footer, it says make money with us.Okay, right there and you’ll see there’s a lot of ways.You can make money with amazon selling private label brands, business, etc, but what we’re interested is become an affiliate now, that’s what we’re going to start with right there.So when we click on this, we’ll see profit from our experience earn up to 10 advertising fees with a trusted e-commerce leader join now for free, okay, so very easy to join and start selling stuff on amazon see it says, join advertise earn and basically you’ll just Want to join and one of the things it will ask you for is it will ask you to put in a website now.
Do you have a facebook profile?
How to make money as an affiliate marketer
My guess is yes or if you don’t, you can create a facebook profile for free.That’S your website.Okay, very easy also, you know i’ve heard of some people just putting in random websites that have a lot of visitors in their niche, and i guess amazon doesn’t check but keep in mind your youtube channel.You can set up a youtube channel for free.
Your facebook profile is free and you can set these things up and use them as your website.Okay, very easy!Now, amazon, you don’t make a lot of money for purposes of demonstration.I could you know, say: i’m selling this book anathem, which is about 20 book if you earn 10 of that.What are you making two bucks you’re not going to become a millionaire selling recommending books to people unless you’re making more than 10 percent.
So the affiliate network that i really like is called clickbank and you can see clickbank right here.
The Most Trusted and Oldest Affiliate Network
There’S a lot of affiliate networks, but clickbank is the most trustworthy and the oldest affiliate network around it’s been around for 21 years.It’S based in boise, idaho – and this is the network that i made my first commissions on many people have made their first commissions on, and it’s also been the affiliate network that i currently make most of my money with now.If we click here, affiliate marketplace right there we’ll see all of the products that you can sell on a commission only basis.So let’s click this search, icon right here and see how many products we can find.
Okay, now you’ll see there’s other over 4 500 products.In the marketplace, let’s zoom in so this gives you a lot of options of what do you want to sell?Okay?
How to Make Big Money Selling on Amazon as an Affiliate
What do you want to sell to make a lot of money with okay and you’ll see they tell you how much money you’ll make if somebody buys what you’re selling as an affiliate, you see 37 if you sell this 56, if you sell this 41, if you Sell this there’s a lot of money to be made selling these different products now to find something.You resonate with you kind of want to choose what i recommend.
I personally sell business opportunity type products, but what i recommend you do is, let’s just get started on amazon.Okay, as i said, the way you make big money is with another affiliate network outside of amazon, but let’s just get started with amazon for the time being.For demonstration purposes is that okay is that okay, okay, cool sorry, i didn’t hear you there for a second so back to amazon.
How to create an affiliate link for your book
Now i’m going to go to amazon.com and once again, let’s say i want to start off with advertising this book nfm, which is a a book i’m reading right.
Now, it’s a really good book and we’re gon na search this on uh amazon and look it up.So we’ll see: okay!Well, it’s nine dollars.Okay, nine dollars right here!So i’m going to click on the book and what you’ll see is when you’re accepted for an affiliate network.
You see this little bar.It says amazon associates, site stripe right here.This is where i’ll get my affiliate link.So what i’ll do is i’ll click get link text right there and you’ll see it says, text link created below now.This is my affiliate link, which i will use to sell this book.
This is the link.People need to click on this link and buy the book, and i make money.Okay, does that make sense, people click on this link, they buy the book and i make money.So we can look at the full link here.
How to get people to click on your affiliate link
I’M not going to go into the full what the full link is, but this carries basically, the link carries information that tells the way affiliate marketing works is the link contains information that tells amazon?
That’S the person clicked on my link versus they searched for it online or whatnot, and that link is in right here the tag so that this stuff tells them, but we’re just going to grab the short link copy it.Now i have my link, i joined an affiliate network, i selected a product and we’re going to move on to posting about how we can actually, you know, getting some people to come to my website.Okay.So now there are a few ways to get people to come to your link.Okay, you will already have access to them now.
Do you communicate with anybody?Digitally.My guess is yes, you do you probably use text messages.That’S a way you could get your link out to people, you use email, that’s where you can get your link out to people.
How to get your link out to people in 5 ways
You use instagram, that’s the way you can get your link out to people.
Do you ever post comments on youtube?That’S the way you can get your link out to people.Facebook is a way you can get your link out to people.All of these methods are ways you can get your link out to people now most of the time, you’re, probably having very like just you know, you’re talking about random social male, female social dynamics in your life, that’s cool, but we’re talking about making money here.So that’s what we’ll need to be talking to people about in our emails now, let’s say i’m recommending this book.
The first place i could start is through email.I want people to click on my link.I could send an email to a couple of my close friends.Let’S say you know or just people i know you know i could send one to you know my friend carlos i’m not actually gon na type in my friends emails here.
How to Start Affiliate Marketing with Email
Just so you don’t email.
All my friends, but i could type in my friends and i could you know, write something like book recommendation and i could say you know i remember you asked me for a sci-fi book recommendation and i’m reading a really good one right now.I absolutely love it check it out and i put my link there see there’s my link, so i wrote a little short short personal email in the way i normally communicate, and then i just put my initials.So that’s a way to get your link out to people.You could send an email to people that whose emails you have – and in this case i’m sending an email to carlos who i know is interested in science fiction books.That would be a good way to start affiliate marketing.
Another way to start affiliate marketing is, i could go on my facebook and i have you know a lot of the people.
Affiliate Marketing: How to Get Links from Friends and Personal Recommendations
I’M friends with on facebook are, you know like the future and science fiction and all this stuff, i’m not going on my facebook page, i’m going on my personal facebook, because i want to communicate with people personally.Do you buy things from ads?Probably not do you ever buy things or see movies or listen to music, based on other friends of yours, personal recommendations, my guess is yeah again.If we want people to buy from our link, it needs to be somewhat of a personal recommendation.
That’S why i’m posting on my personal profile.Now, if you don’t want to sell anything, that’s cool!Okay, but again the other methods of getting your link out there are are expensive.They cost money.
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So we’re doing this for free.
Now, if you are interested in going deeper into affiliate marketing and paid advertising and the art of copywriting, i suggest i’m gon na i’m gon na have my my assistant put up a link to my playlist called the art of copywriting here, which will go over how You can use paid advertising to actually make money with marketing okay, so here we go, create a post, i’ll just say: really good sci-fi book, i’m reading mind gasms every day, so far check it out.Neil stevenson is a genius.Now, i’m not spelling correctly because i’m doing personal communication, that’s what sells again.If you look, if you’re writing, something that looks like an ad nobody’s going to buy ever ever, nobody wants to buy from ads, nobody wants to get raped and that’s what buying from an ad feels like it feels like your wallet is being raped.
How to start affiliate marketing
You want to have you want to feel like you’re in love and a personal recommendation feels like you’re in love.
So here it is here’s my post, very simple post, but then i just share it and that’s that’s how it works.Okay, then i’ll just post it right here now, that is how to start affiliate marketing.In a nutshell, um.I hope this video was helpful.You can check out my playlists on the basics of getting started with affiliate marketing on my channel homepage, or there should be a link somewhere around here, make sure to subscribe to my channel.
If you want more information on affiliate marketing and make sure you like and comment on this video about what you’d like to see next, thank you so much for watching and i will see