Many people want to make money online. But don’t know how to make a website. They can start with Affiliate marketing. In Affiliate Marketing you don’t need a product or website of your own. You can join many Affiliate Programs online. Clickbank and Commission Junction are two popular affiliate programs.
When you join an affiliate program, you get commission on selling a product. Usually you promote that product through the merchants website. This method is also known as direct linking or Google Cash Method.
You will get your own affiliate link from the program for each merchant registered on the program. You start promoting that website. People will visit that website; some will want to purchase that product. When a sale is made, you get a fixed percentage as commission.
The important think is that how you are going to advertise the merchants website. One of the easiest ways is to start advertising with Pay per Click Method. All the three main search engines, Google, Yahoo and MSN have PPC programs. Pay per Click means that for each click on your ad you will have to pay.
You can open an account on Google and MSN with $5 only. Yahoo allows you to open the account with a minimum deposit of $30. Google, Yahoo and MSN can also give $50 or $100 vouchers for new accounts.
This voucher will let you get $50 or $100 free clicks. This will let you test a few products in the beginning for free. So don’t waste these clicks thinking that they are free. You need to open an account on Google, Yahoo and MSN.
The selection of a niche that you want to promote is very important. There are many popular niches like weight loss, dating, music, movies etc,.
Choose a product from your selected niche. Start a campaign by making ads.
In the beginning don’t set your daily budget more than $2 and choose your keywords carefully. The choice of keywords in PPC is very important. Think like you are the one searching for the product that you want to sell.
The art of PPC lies in the selection of proper keywords that convert. See which keywords are converting. Think like the buyer! Choose keywords that are very specific to your product.
Google, Yahoo and MSN provide you with free Keyword Tools. Use them and select good keywords. In the beginning, try to make $50 every day.
Use them, choose your keywords wisely. If a website does not convert on 50 clicks, simply abandon it. Choose another merchants website. Your aim should be to make $50 daily in the beginning.