Making money with Affiliate programs
What is an Affiliate Program?
An Affiliate program is a promotional program administered by different organisations or website owners whereby you (referred to as Affiliates) earn commission from the program owner Such as Uncommondeal) for every sales you generate for them.
This is a kind of marketing whereby individual looking to make money through promoting other people’s product and/or services get paid some kind of commission for doing so. These sort of commission generated from affiliate can be good and sustainable source of income if you get it right.
How does it work?
The process is very simple. As an affiliate, you go register with the company you which to sell or promote there products. This process is often very easy and straight forward. After you have been accepted as a member of the program, then you can start promoting for the company.
The truth about all of these is that you have to develop a good strategy to make people visit the program that you are promoting. You can do it through different ways such as listed in the Get more than enough TRAFFIC.
These traffic to your website will see the banners and/or text ads that are visibly display on your webpages. Remember that what brings these visitors to you webpage in the first instance may be the content on your pages so try to make sure that those affiliate banners displayed are relevant to your content.
On seeing the banner, your website visitor clicks on it and they get directed to a landing page of the program owner. On getting to the landing page, you have generated what is called ‘a lead‘ in Affiliate marketing. This lead can make money for you more than once in so many day because depending on the program you are promoting, many affiliate program will have cookie life expire days. So as long as the cookie life is active, whatever is bought through your leads will be paid to you.
The way it woror listing clicks on an ad or link by you, the transaction is tracked. If this transaction results in a sale for the parent company, you get paid for that sale. It’s that simple!