Direct Talk On Producing Affiliate Sales

Written by Joe Bingham

Whilerepparttar Internet delivers a HUGE market of potential buyers, it also delivers a HUGE amount of competition for those buyers.

If you are into affiliate programs, what is it about your business that can make you stand out from allrepparttar 102626 other affiliates who are promotingrepparttar 102627 exact same site?

Withrepparttar 102628 heavy competition around, promoting with a standard affiliate classified leading to a standard affiliate mirror site isn't going to cut it.

True, you could still get some sales this way, but if you're working toward building a sizeable residual income that can upgrade your lifestyle, 'some sales' isn't good enough.

You need to be more than just an affiliate, you need to be running your OWN business.

Here is THE KEY that can transform you from being just another affiliate, to a business owner.


Your own site:

*increases credibility, creates your own business *can be listed with search engines *offers grouping of programs *offers addition of personal recommendations or testimonials *allows for single URL promotion *offers a format for repeat contact *gives potential for multiple program purchases *creates structure for better downline support


You've heard it before, having your own domain name makes your business more credible. It gives people a focal point to see who you are and what you are involved in. You can then offer a business name that people can remember, and a place they can return to for future reference.

Search Engines

Affiliate mirror sites cannot be listed with search engines, your own site can. Offering portals to your chosen programs on your own site gives yourepparttar 102629 capability to list and promote your business throughrepparttar 102630 search engines.

Grouping Of Programs

On your own site, you can group your programs together and let your site visitors choose from what you have to offer. This gives visitors more options to find exactly what they are looking for, and yourepparttar 102631 greater opportunity to make a sale.

Recommendations or Testimonials

A personal account or description of a program will mean more to people than justrepparttar 102632 basic sales copy onrepparttar 102633 affiliate site. You can even lead into benefits you feel are more important that perhapsrepparttar 102634 affiliate site does not stress enough. Also, this allows you to give people a different look at a program they may have seen before and passed on. Your opinion or testimonial of howrepparttar 102635 program has worked for you or your downline may persuaderepparttar 102636 skeptic to look harder as well.

Give Your Affiliate Program A Lift With A New Or Improved Product

Written by Keller Flynn

If an affiliate program is an important part of your business, your profits are only as good as your affiliate members. Sales drop like a rock when they get discouraged or lose interest.

You will seerepparttar dreaded signs if you frequently visit your affiliates' sites. The banner or enthusiastic endorsement they once had on their opening page is now relegated to a link onrepparttar 102625 second or third tier of their site. Something as simple as that can cutrepparttar 102626 number of hits you get by a factor of ten or twenty.

Two things usually account for members giving yourepparttar 102627 back burner treatment: Your product or service isn't selling as well as it once did for them. Or members are simply losing interest because newer, more exciting affiliate programs are grabbing their attention.

You can immediately solve both problems by offering a new or improved product or service. Spend time to make sure your new product is a big improvement over what has come before. The more you can insure your product is a big deal,repparttar 102628 more excited your affiliates will get.

Make your roll-out a big production. Give your new creation a whole new area with a fresh new look on your web site.

Two weeks before you unveil your new product, start sending announcements to your affiliates. Let them know something important is about to happen and they will berepparttar 102629 first to hear about it.

After you bring out your product, do a quick follow-up with members. Get comments on how they expectrepparttar 102630 new product to sell. Harvest early accounts of how some members are doing well withrepparttar 102631 product. Include these comments in your weekly email updates to members.

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