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If you simply can’t put words onto page and find yourself staring at a blank screen, then visit Internet marketing forums like Willie Crawford’s (http://www.williecrawford.com/cgi-bin/index.cgi) for suggestions on finding writers. Or, visit Elance (http://www.elance.com).
Step 5. Build Your Web Site
Ok. You’ve created your copy. Now it’s time to build actual physical web site. I use Homestead (http://www.homestead.com), but there are many good point and click web site builders out there.
You have a lot of creative freedom on how you want your site to look (I prefer black copy on white backgrounds with photos), but remember that people are looking for attractive, easy-to-navigate sites with useful information.
Step 6. Sign Up for Matching Affiliate Programs
You’ve created a web site about xyz subject. Now look for affiliate vendors who perfectly match theme of your site. Integrate your affiliates attractively into your web site copy. Don’t confuse your visitors by giving them too many choices.
If you want to list a lot of affiliates on same page, you can create a helpful “resource guide” page.
Step 7. Include Google Adsense Ads
Google has a great program for web site owners who wish to make a little extra money for simply displaying google ads on their web site. It’s easy to sign up and free. Just visit google (http://www.google.com/ads) and sign up for their Adsense program. They’ll give you some html code to copy and paste on your site.
While google decides which ads will actually appear on your site, you can decide how google ads will look – choose colors, borders, etc. and where to put them on your pages.
Step 8. Find Link Partners
I found out that exchanging links with other web site owners is a MUST if you want to improve your search engine rankings. Google especially will consider your site more relevant if your site has other sites linking to it. Also ad copy from other sites, if relevant, can add more valuable keyword content to your own site.
I use Linkmarket (http://www.linkmarket.net) to find credible web sites to exchange links with. It’s free to join.
Step 9. Write Articles to Promote Your Site
Oh oh. Here’s that writing thing again. Well, you better get used to it, because writing articles like this one (normally your articles will be about subject matter of your web site) will help give your affiliate web site much needed exposure. It doesn’t matter if you write them yourself or hire others (ghostwriters) to write them for you.
You’ll find that best Internet marketers all write articles to promote themselves, their newsletters, and products and services. Remember, there’s a reason Internet is called “information” super highway.
After writing your articles, you can post them to article submission sites, which you can find by typing “article submission” in Google. People can easily find your articles to use as free content for their sites.
Now, I suggest that you print this article out and refer to it often as you go about creating next great affiliate web site. Good luck!
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