If you are an affiliate or affiliate marketer, you will need to find a way to brand yourself online. You can wait until you will get enough people liking your page and following your blog, but what if you don’t have the time? Outreach marketing campaigns will help your opportunity or offer become more visible online,and you can also do your market research and engage with your current audience. Here are a few tips to get you started with building your affiliate marketing business.
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You cannot expect people to follow you and engage with you if you are not offering enough value to them. You will need to create an affiliate blog that will help you position yourself as an authority in your industry. There are plenty of free blogging platforms that will allow you to post and share your updates with your followers. WordPress is by far the most user friendly and the best for search engine rankings. Find out how I managed to get search engine clicks to a brand new affiliate blog and copy my methods.
Social Media Sharing
It is important that you share your updates regularly with your social media followers. If you don’t have time to keep on top of your campaigns, I recommend that you speak to a company offering affordable social media management packages, so you can stay consistent and find curated content, as well as valuable posts to share with your audience. You can also get a plugin from some of the social media scheduling apps that will post your blog updated as soon as they are published.
Link Building Companies
It is also possible to use influencers to promote your new affiliate offer. This will spread the word and allow you to reach people who are already interested in what you have to offer. You can find companies that offer this type of service and connect advertisers with bloggers or social media influencers. You can sign up for an account at SocialAdr, and get your brand new links advertised. It takes anything from 4 days to 4 weeks for a new website to be indexed, and that is why you might need some help with building up the momentum.
Post to Facebook Groups
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If you don’t have many visitors yet, and you have a 3-4 percent conversion rate, you will not make money unless you get people to visit your offers. The truth is that you will need to reach out to your audience. Find out where they hang out on social media, and reach them through groups and forums. There are plenty of niche Facebook groups you can post your offers for free, even if you are new to affiliate marketing. The key is that you have to offer value, instead of just sending your raw links to people. Put your offers in context and make sure that you are offering something unique, so they click on your links.
Create Your Own Related Facebook Page
Once you have a blog, a website, and an offer, you should create your own Facebook page and group. There are some simple tutorial videos you can watch online that will explain how to do this. Share your page on your personal profile, as your friends to like it, and create a like campaign for a couple of dollars a day. Keep the content fresh, and don’t forget to share industry news and other people’s posts from your niche, so you can build reciprocity and get them to do the same, promoting your affiliate offers.
Starting affiliate marketing from scratch is never easy. However, it is always the first step that takes the most courage and effort. Use the above shortcuts to build an audience and follower base online.