Friday, June 29, 2007

Affiliate Tips and Tricks - How to make money as an affiliate

                Affiliate marketing and internet sales continue to grow at an extremely rapid rate on the internet. Whether you’re a novice or pro when it comes to affiliate marketing, there are still some things that each affiliate does differently to grow his or her internet business. We will try to break down the most effective methods used by affiliates all over the world today that are growing their internet business as we speak.


Free advertising

               When most people decide to give the internet a try as a source of income, initially it can be a very challenging and daunting task to accomplish. Many people believe that it takes loads of startup capital to get a business off the ground on the internet. This idea simply isn’t true. First off all, let’s get one thing straight; anyone can advertise their business for free. Running a simple search in google for the keyword, “free advertising,” or business classified ads will bring up loads of places to place your ad for free. A few favorites are Us Freed Ads, craigslist and Placing an ad at anyone of these places will surely generate some free targeted traffic, and Google just loves Us Freed Ads.


List Building and Auto Responders

                    List building is probably one of the most effective forms of marketing online. Creating a website that captures a visitors name and e-mail can be a great source of future income. The mistake here is many people capture names and e-mails just for the sake of doing it. Visitors will be more inclined to fill out your form if you have something to offer them such as a free news letter or report giving away little tips and secrets. After you have captured the names and e-mails of possible consumers, use a auto responder to send them a series of e-mails explaining your product or service, but be sure to build a relationship with your readers first. Never try to sell them on the product immediately. Over time you will begin to notice a sense of trust being built and an increase in sales.


Article Marketing

                  The internet is full of information and hungry for more 24 hours a day 7 days a week. Writing informative articles about your product or service and submitting these articles to article directories greatly enhances the exposure of your website. Simply write an article on your product, submit the article and in the resource box, place some information on yourself and a link back to your site. If you are trying to sell products on “dog training,” be sure to use the keyword “dog training” in the title of your article for better Google placement. A few places to check out are and Not only will you build quality traffic to your site, but you will receive tons of quality back links to increase you websites PR as well.

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