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|Three fatal mistakes of affiliate marketing
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Affiliate marketing gives you the opportunity to make money online automatically, once you have configured your website successfully.
Is considered to be a very simple and very easy to get good income with affiliate marketing.
But it's not as easy as you think. Not all people who enter this field become successful affiliate marketers.
Those who are fortunate enough to be truly successful in this business are few.
Here we will discuss the three main affiliate marketing mistakes that usually cause economic collapse.
This will help in securing a stable income. If you avoid these mistakes then you can sit and enjoy your steady and monthly "free" income.
In affiliate marketing, you get your commissions for promoting products and services from a merchant.
It is the seller who is obliged to pay the sales commission.
The duty of the affiliate marketer is to promote merchant products.
The merchant is the investor, he pays commissions to affiliate marketers, when any of its products are sold.
Now check out the three fatal mistakes of affiliate marketers:
1. Do not send your prospects directly to an affiliate website
Do not send your prospect directly to the website without offering any free benefit for the visitor, because of the possibility of
that consumers do not like the product and close the site without buying a single product.
Now that you have lost forever, because the consumer is obvious that the next time you choose to visit another site.
If you want your visitors to visit the website again and again, I offer some kind of free benefit like free gifts, software or ebooks.
You can send a free newsletter or weekly horoscope in your email.
If you succeed in grabbing your email address, then you can send advertisements in your email address on a regular basis as well.
2. Do not create a website full of affiliate links, banners and flashy ads
If your website is full of affiliate links, lots of flashy banners and other advertisements then the visitor may become confused and can simply leave your website.
People like to see websites clear and easy to understand. Just put an honest review of products to attract the attention of visitors.
Try to put text ads instead of flashy ads and graphics. Research has shown that text links are more successful than flashy banners.
People like to watch what they want and not fancy graphics. Also the load time of simple websites is much faster compared with full graphics, loaded websites.
People like to visit the sites that opens in seconds. So be simple and be focused.
3. The theft of the Commission
Commission theft is one of the major drawbacks in this field. Although, you can not eliminate it completely, you can use some tricks to minimize it.
Cloaking and redirecting affiliate links are the options for you in this situation.
Usually affiliate links contain the affiliate id of affiliates at the end of the URL of the merchant's website. An example is:
This is not a good style. Anyone can leave his "aff_id" part from the link above and you can visit the merchant website to make sales.
In this case the sales are made, but which are not evidenced. The solution of this problem is "cloaking." After hide your affiliate link will look like:
In conclusion, an affiliate marketer should try to avoid the common fatal mistakes to succeed in this field.
Always try to collect the email addresses of its visitors, offering them some gifts such as newsletters, etc.
Then use your email address to start your advertising campaigns. Try to design your web site simple and easy to understand for visitors.
People do not like the fancy graphics when you are looking for something to buy.
And do not forget to cloak your affiliate links for maximum benefit. By avoiding these main mistakes you can start winning soon.
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|Very good hints Karin, thanks for sharing|
|Excellent information Karin,