Affiliate Marketing Website
Models For Your Online Business
By Rocky Tapscott
A registered domain name would give you an address in the virtual world and
your website gives you a virtual block of land. Now it’s time to build your
But there are many kinds of houses you could build, with each type serving a
In the same light, there are many kinds of websites, and each type would also
serve a particular need. Our goal right now is to determine the kinds of
websites you could create to best serve you affiliate marketing concerns.
As an affiliate, here are a number of website models you could decide to employ.
Let’s take a look some of them.
A Review Center
You could create a website which seeks to review products and services that are
released in the market.
Here’s the deal, though.
Review the products you are promoting. Naturally, you’d want your reviews
to be favorable for the affiliate merchant’s offerings.
So stress the beneficial points of the products so that your visitors may be
encouraged to click on your affiliate link and be redirected to the affiliate
merchant’s sales page.
But be careful of not appearing biased - if every product you review has only
good points and no flaws or problems, you'll lose your credibility. Be honest
about the good and bad points on every product you review.
By providing your readers an impartial review, and rating the products you
check out from best to worst, you will gain trust and those all important click
throughs to your affiliate merchants.
An Affiliate Mall
An effective way of promoting your affiliate links is through an affiliate mall
where you make your website into an online catalogue of sorts.
Display the products you are promoting, and attach your affiliate links.
Provide a short but encouraging description for each product. Also include a
small image of the product itself (as an affiliate, you are allowed to use the
affiliate program’s images for your promotional campaigns, so you won’t be
violating any copyrights by doing this).
This setup is quite empowering for your visitors. They are given the option to
choose which among the products you are pre-selling would be the most suitable
A Pure Content Site
Content is king on the internet. People surf the World Wide Web in search for
information. If you have the information they need, then you’re in business.
You could simply focus on creating unique and quality information for your
website, and include your affiliate links by way of recommendation or direct
There are many kinds of content sites which you could decide to build:
A news site which offers the
latest information on the market you will be catering to
An information hub containing
guides and general information about the same market
A download center for
valuable products you’re freely offering (this is great for a viral
marketing campaign, which we will discuss in subsequent lessons)
And remember, no matter which
type of site you build, they all must have an Opt-In page, and preferably opt-in
forms for your newsletter or a Mini Course on each page.
You will not be able to get all of your visitors onto your list. You won’t
even be able to win a majority of them.
The best thing you could aim for is to gather the “yes” visitors, try
your best to change the mind of the “no” visitors, and capture the contact
information of the “maybe” visitors so that you could continue to convince
them for a future sale. And this should be your most wanted response anyway.
I've been harping on about this in lots of lessons and articles I know, but it's
just soooo important.
By having people subscribe to your mailing list, you’d be able to contact
them at any time, with new offers, or perhaps with some valuable tidbits that
would warm them up to purchase what the affiliate merchant is selling.
All you need is an account with an autoresponder service so you can place
Opt-in forms on every page and your system will capture prospective leads on
You should employ this strategy no matter which of the website models you choose
which over time will see more visitors, purchasing more of your recommendations,
more often...you've gotta love that "-)
hope this article gives you some additional ideas you can use to improve your
affiliate business, and again, I wish every success.
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Trading Made Easy LLC
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