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want to start doing affiliate marketing - where to begin?

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO' started by theseodude, Mar 28, 2013.

  1. theseodude

    theseodude Regular Member

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    Hello

    right now I am mostly doing seo for a couple of clients, but I have started to believe that it's not worth it, given all the problems people give you. "if you can rank your own sites, you dont need clients"
    I am thinking of doing affiliate marketing, but know nothing about it. I did check the affiliate marketing section, but didn't find anything helpful there. I am wondering if there is a complete noobs guide to affiliate marketing, clickbank, etc? because it seems that there are so many traps that you could fall into so you really need to study before starting.
     
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    ija61 Senior Member

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    Find a niche-> find a product/affiliate -> build an website -> rank the website-> make sales

    A good way to begin is research....
     
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  4. theseodude

    theseodude Regular Member

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    but the problem is, there are so many traps that you could fall into. As an example: I know some people do a "redirect" (whatever that means) of their affiliate link so their affiliate network doesn't find out??? something like that? If you dont know what you are doing, you would never redirect and you would get banned. that's why i feel like I have to really study up before starting an account.
     
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    You might also try YouTube and Clickbank. Find a keyword that would be easy to rank and that doesn't have videos on the first page of Google. Then make a video with Animoto or buy a testimonial video off of Fiverr. Add you Clickbank link to the description and then rank your video in Google. I'm doing this now and I'm in the process of ranking the videos in Google.

    That's a quick Clickbank method that should get you started!
     
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    and read a lot
     
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    If you are even halfway good at seo then marketing is just another day at the office. I rank pages in google all the time. It just takes hard work and common sense. Now if you lack either of those send me a pm maybe I can help.
     
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    RushingWind Elite Member

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    first find your favorite niche (most popular with no lack of clients) -> find affiliate net with good cpa offers -> $$profit$$
     
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    kuzmanin Regular Member

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    First think about your interests
    then find some interesting product to sell
    use site/video/mail marketing campaign/facebook/twitter to promote

    starting with products related to your interests will make the game fun and you will be happy to play it
     
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    onlinehitman Junior Member Premium Member

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    While getting started with affiliate marketing, you should -

    1> choose a profitable niche
    2> find out the right affiliate program
    3> work out a good strategy

    Having your own site is a must when you want to make money from affiliate marketing. Therefore, you should first of all build and grow your site before you take the plunge into the world of affiliate marketing.

    Thanks.
     
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    I recently have gone back to basics on Affiliate Marketing and have found the support sections and blog section on the clickbank website quite useful, and also a site called affilorama
     
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    poke14 Newbie

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    Thanks this was very informative
     
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    You can continue to sell services and rank your own sites. Find better clients by advertising your services and then
    at that point you can either increase the price or let go of clients that are a pain in your ass.