Five Ways to Increase Your Affiliate Sales

Written by John Purdy

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4. Create a free newsletter or ezine

Submit your newsletter torepparttar ezine directories and promote it on your website. Keep in mind that most subscribers are interested in receiving “information” that can help them. If you use your mailing list solely for selling, you will never gain credibility and will end up with a high unsubscribe rate. After you’ve developed a relationship andrepparttar 148961 trust of your subscribers, you can then recommendrepparttar 148962 products you are promoting

5. Create a free ebook

As part of your ebook, include an advertisement and a link to your affiliate website. The ebook can be given away free or used as an incentive to sign up for your newsletter. Submit your ebook torepparttar 148963 ebook directories and offer it to other webmasters for inclusion on their website. The more exposure your ebook receives,repparttar 148964 more sales you can make.

By usingrepparttar 148965 techniques outlined above and always striving to become an “expert” onrepparttar 148966 products you promote, you are sure to see an increase in your affiliate sales resulting in higher commission payments.

John Purdy is an affiliate marketer and operates his own internet home business. For access to free affiliate programs, work at home opportunities and other resources on the home business industry, visit his website at:

What Does The New Affiliate Need?

Written by Stephen Brennan

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Membership and activity in at least, a couple of larger ones, plus a few ofrepparttar smaller (they can tend to be more responsive 'pro-rata') is a good idea. Safelists also offerrepparttar 148875 opportunity to see how others are writing their email copy and seeing what other opportunities are available can be an educational experience forrepparttar 148876 new operator. Safelists are also very much a good way to simply stay in touch with what is happening inrepparttar 148877 Affiliate/Home Business industry.

Traffic Exchange - Again, there are some who may doubtrepparttar 148878 usefulness ofrepparttar 148879 Traffic Exchanges however, again, I see them as a useful facility, especially forrepparttar 148880 new Affiliate. Admittedly,repparttar 148881 traffic that your website will receive fromrepparttar 148882 exchanges is 'non-targeted' and very unlikely to consist of anyone other than those who are, again, inrepparttar 148883 same position as yourself. However, as inrepparttar 148884 case of Safelists, Traffic Exchanges are useful for building your Affiliate downlines and also forrepparttar 148885 very same opportunities and experience thatrepparttar 148886 Safelists present.

Imaging Editor - In my opinion, a good image editor is essential for anyone involved in building and maintaining their own website/s (for a new Affiliate to pay for this service would be financially crippling). The good news is that there are a number of imaging programs, which will perform allrepparttar 148887 modification and adjustments that most webmasters would need andrepparttar 148888 one I suggest asrepparttar 148889 best is freeware. It is called 'Irfanview®' and can be downloaded free at their website

Website Editing Program - As I just mentioned, having to pay someone to build and maintain a website (let alone more than one) would be financially crippling. Most of us have managed, over time, to gain a reasonable working ability with programs such as FrontPage® and DreamWeaver® and from there, at least a working knowledge ofrepparttar 148890 common codes.

It can be daunting for someone who has had no experience with these programs or 'html' coding but this is whererepparttar 148891 'perseverance' I spoke of earlier becomes useful. Besides, there are relatively cheap tutorials available and a ton of free advice inrepparttar 148892 'Webmaster Forums' etc.

Of course, these few 'tidbits' are simply what a new Affiliate will need, in my opinion, just to achieve an online presence. There is far more to getting torepparttar 148893 point where you will be attracting 'targeted' visitors to your website or actually referring paying clients to your merchants. In fact, there would probably be another dozen or so articles (or a good tutorial ebook) in just that alone. Did I mention that patience was another necessary requirement?

Stephen Brennan is the author of the popular ebook title ‘The Affiliate Guide Book’ – The Definitive guide to Affiliate SUCCESS. He also runs The Home Based Business and Affiliate Center and HomeBasedBiz Safelist.

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