Written by Dr. Bill Nieporte

To succeed as a "affiliate program" marketer you will need to learn one essential skill. It is a skill has nothing to do with SPAM campaigns, posting to FFA pages, or placing FREE Classified Ads. In fact these "marketing" techniques are usually counterproductive. Why? Because they waste valuable time that could be using on more productive efforts.

So what is that ONE essential skill you must master as an affiliate program marketer? It isrepparttar art of PRE-SELLINGrepparttar 102658 product(s) you represent. In other words, you need to put people in a "buying mood" before sending them to your affiliate web site. Then--if your affiliate program provides you with an effective online sales presentation--you will notice a huge increase in your monthly commission checks.

This article will introduce you to three simple "preselling" strategies that you can employ IMMEDIATELY to put people in a buying mood.

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My mentor Mike Enlow teachesrepparttar 102659 importance of PROVING yourself before inviting people to join you in some sort of business venture. One ofrepparttar 102660 ways Mike does this is by offering people marketing course called "Online Stealth Marketing." This course gives readers a wealth of material (for free) that thousands have used to double and even triple their home-based income. (If you haven't read this course you should download right now at http://www.roibot.com/w.cgi?R250_cashflow)

What efforts are you making to prove yourself--to proverepparttar 102661 claims you are making about yourself marketing methods, your software product, or whatever it is you are selling?

What are some popular and effective methods for proving your worth? Here's several methods that are being used with great success.

1. Give away a free marketing course or ebook 2. Extend people a free trial download of your software program 3. Provide testimonials from satisfied customers 4. Offer valuable and FREE information

Basically find some ways to "gorepparttar 102662 extra mile." This will help you potential clients trust you and will put them in a buying mood!

------------------------------ PROMOTE AN IMPLIED ENDORSEMENT ------------------------------

Wouldn't it be great if you could get allrepparttar 102663 publishers with whom you advertise to endorse your affiliate program? Sure it would! Ezine publishers usually have a positive relationship with their list members. You need to find some ways to capitalize on this relationship.

Your best method--of course--is to enter into a joint venture with them, registering them as an affiliate and earning a "no fuss" residual from their efforts. But what if they are not interested? Is there another method of capitalizing on their relationship with subscribers?

Promoting your Affiliate Program with Directories- Part II

Written by Merle

n part 1 we had discussed some options for setting up your own associate program. Now, in part II we'll look at what you need to do to getrepparttar word out to those who may be interested in signing up as an affiliate in your new venture.

The best place to start is to list your program withrepparttar 102657 directories that exist for just this purpose. If you do some research you'll find many "associate directories" to list with. Since these directories are usuallyrepparttar 102658 first stop people make when looking for an affiliate program to join, getting listed with as many of them as possible will work to your advantage and make it easier for them find you and what you have to offer.

Here are some ofrepparttar 102659 best directories that you can list your program's details with absolutely free.

1) Associate Programs http://www.AssociatePrograms.com/

You must first drill down torepparttar 102660 proper category to make your free submission. Make sure you fill in as much detail as possible and make it good as over half ofrepparttar 102661 submissions are rejected. This site isrepparttar 102662 gospel for associate programs so you really want to get listed her.

2)CashPile http://www.CashPile.com/

The most comprehensive affiliate directory online. You'll get some great exposure by listing your program here- absolutely free.

3) Affiliate Channel http://www.AffiliateChannel.com

Fill inrepparttar 102663 short form and you're good to go. All submissions are reviewed by a live human so make it good.

4) Affiliates Directory http://www.AffiliatesDirectory.com

Billing itself as "The Net's Largest Affiliate Program Directory". Free listing as long as your program has a website and is not MLM.

5) Affiliate Find http://www.AffiliateFind.com

Fill inrepparttar 102664 short form to have your site listed in a flash.

6) Associate-It http://www.Associate-It.com

Free to get listed but they do ask you to followrepparttar 102665 guidelines when submitting and for a link back to their site.

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