Copyright 2005 Jim Boere
Chances are you are currently promoting one or several affiliate programs as a way to build a residual income for yourself. But are you really making most of your advertising campaign? Are you original, creative, or are you using same standard promotion techniques all your 'competing' affiliates are using too?
Here's a way to make your offer original. A way to stand out from crowd, and convert a much higher percentage of your prospects into affiliates.
I'm talking about 'bribing' your prospects!
The one question on every prospect's mind when they're reading your offer: "What's in it for me?". Remember, they might see 20, 50, even 100 emails and ads every day, trying to get them to join an affiliate program. So, what you need to do is make your offer different, original, so that it captures prospects undivided attention...and 'forces' them to ACT.
One of techniques I like to use, is adding something to 'standard offer'. Something they don't get elsewhere. An exclusive bonus, if you will, for joining program through my affiliate link. A 'bribe'!
The bribe could be, for example, a free guide or tutorial that will help new affiliates make a flying start with a particular program. You could offer this in form of a PDF report, an eCourse, a dedicated 'training page' on your web site, or even one-on-one consultation by email or phone. Whatever you personally feel most comfortable doing. The idea is to give prospects an extra incentive to take action and join immediately.
They will be very tempted to join, because: