Tuesday, November 23, 2010

Top 3 Ways To Increase Your Affiliate Commissions Overnight

The world of affiliate marketing doesn't mean having your own website, dealing with customers, refunds, inventory, product development and maintenance. This is one of the easiest ways of launching into an online business and earning more profit.

Are you are already an affiliate marketer? What would you want to do next? Double, or even triple, your commissions, right? How can that happen?

Here are some powerful guides on how to increase your affiliate program commissions overnight.

1. Know the best program and products to promote. Obviously, you would want to promote a program that will enable you to achieve the greatest profits in the shortest possible time.

There are several factors to consider in choosing such a program. Select the ones that have a generous commission structure. Have products that fit in with your target audience and for sure has a track record of paying their affiliates easy and on time. If you can't seem to boost your investments, dump the program and look out for a better one.

There are thousands of affiliate programs online which gives you the reason to be picky. You may want to choose the best to avoid losing your advertising money.

Write free reports or short ebooks to distribute from your site. There is a possibility that you are competing with other affiliates that are promoting the same program. If you start writing short reports related to the product you are marketing, you will be able to distinguish yourself from the other affiliates.

In the reports, provide some valuable information for free. If possible, add  recommendations about the product. With ebooks, you get credibility. Customers will see that in you and they will be intrigued to try out what you are offering.

2. Collect and save the email addresses of those who download your free ebooks. It is a wide known fact that people don't make a purchase on the first solicitation. You may want to send out your message more than five times to make a sale.

Get the contact information of a prospect before sending them to the vendor’s website. Keep in mind that you are providing free ads for the product owners. You get paid only when you make a sale. If you send prospects directly to the vendors, there's a big chance that they would be lost to you forever.

When you get their names, you can always send other marketing messages to them to be able to earn an ongoing commission instead of just a one-time sale.

Publish an online newsletter or Ezine. It's always best to recommend a product to somebody you know than to sell to a stranger. This is the reason behind publishing your own newsletter. This also allows you to develop a relationship based on trust with your subscribers.

This tip is a balance between providing useful information with a sales pitch. If you continue to write informative articles you will be able to build a sense of reciprocity in your readers that may lead them to support you by buying your products.

3. Ask for higher than normal commission from merchants. If you're already successful with a particular promotion, try and approach the merchant and negotiate a percentage commission for your sales.

If the merchant is smart, he or she will likely grant your request rather than lose a very valuable asset in you. Keep in mind that you are a no-risk investment to your merchant; so do not be shy about requesting for bigger commissions. Just try to be reasonable about it.

Write strong pay Per Click ads. PPC search engine is the most effective way of advertising online. As an affiliate, you can make a small income just by managing PPC campaigns such as Google AdWords and Overture. Then try and monitor them to see which ads are more effective and which ones to get rid of.

Try out these strategies and see the huge difference it can make to your commission checks in the shortest of time.

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