In this video, Stefan will show you how you can build a successful and sustainable affiliate marketing business online that makes you money while you sleep.
Affiliate marketing is a process in which a merchant rewards affiliates for each visitor or customer brought by the affiliate’s marketing efforts.
Affiliate marketing is the most powerful way to generate income online because you are using leverage.
You are basically sending traffic to merchant’s website and then for each sale, you earn a commission for doing so.
In any online business, the first step you need to do is to choose a niche or market that you want to build your online business.
The mistake that a lot of affiliate marketers make is that they choose a niche and they build a blog or a website around that niche, but that is all they do.
Having an authority website will allow you to build a successful, long-term business that has a strong foundation and that makes you passive income.
Let’s say that the different legs that you have in your weight loss niche are blogging, and the strategy here that you are going to leverage is content marketing.
Leg #1: Create a Blog Post
You might publish a blog post on how to lose weight, and you are going to need identify what people are looking for in the weight loss market,
Leg #2: Facebook
For your brand, you are going to want to build a Facebook page, and you are going to attract followers that are interested in weight loss that are going to follow you.
On that Facebook page, you can share your blog posts. This is a great way to diversify yourself and your business.
Leg #3: YouTube
You could publish videos on how to meet the needs of the people in the weight loss market.
This will ad value to people, also known as “value added marketing”. This help you establishes you as an authority, its pre-sells people, build trust, etc.
Leg #4: Instagram
You could create images around healthy bodies that inspire people, post motivational quotes.
This provides value and attracts people and allows you to get followers and subscribers in many ways.
Leg #5: Publish Books Online
You could publish eBooks on Amazon or Kindle and selling them. This allows you to funnel people to your blog, website, YouTube channel, etc.
Leg #6: Email Marketing
Email marketing is still one of the most powerful strategy online – it is still the #1 way to communicate with your followers and subscribers.
You want to send people into your email list. One of the best ways to do that is to create a squeeze or landing page. You give away something of high-perceived value that benefits people in the market.
For example, give away a video or an eBook, for free, in exchange for someone entering their email address.
The question is, once you build an email list, how do you leverage affiliate marketing?
You need to find products in affiliate programs that are relevant to your subscribers and meet their needs.
Then, you are going to join the affiliate program for that product and promote the products to your email list. This gives you the power of leverage.
In business, you need to think smart, not hard. Use leverage to your advantage. That is the power of affiliate marketing.
You need to become a master of attraction and promotion. Attract people to you online and then promote and monetize it in some way.
By mastering this, you will be able to build your online business and an authority brand that is both sustainable and adaptable.
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