by Tyson Drake

Every affiliate marketer is always looking for the successful market that gives the biggest paycheck. Sometimes they think it is a magic formula that is readily available for them. Actually, it is more complicated than that. It is just good marketing practices that have been proven over years of hard work and dedication.

There are a number of affiliate marketing tactics that are widely used with success by many affiliates today. The aim of this article is to give you three useful tips to sell more products, put more money in your pocket, and most importantly survive online.

1. Each product should have it’s own unique web page. Don’t just put all of your products together on one page just to save time and money on web hosting. You’re site should focus on a single product or service or theme.

Product reviews are a great way to increase sales. People like to be recommended by other customers and it is a good idea to also include testimonials on your website. This creates a level of trust with the identified product. Before using testimonials make sure you have an authorized permission by the customer or purchase and also get them to include a photo.

You should include articles about your products on a separate page. Make the page look attractive and compelling by highlighting the benefits and features of the product. Use a string call to action such as a “buy now” or “order now” button. It is also important to have a strong headline at the top of the page which generates interest in the article making the readers want more information.

2. Offering free reports to your visitors. It is best to position these offers at the very top of your website so it is easy to see. Use an auto responder service such as aweber or getresponse to automate messages to the people who download the free report by entering their first name and email. The more follow messages you create with your auto responder, the better chance you have making the sale.

Only two things can possibly happen with the web page alone. closed sale or the prospect leaving the page and never return again. By placing useful information into their in boxes at certain specified period, you will remind them of the product they thought they want later and will find out that the sale is closed. Be sure that the content is directed toward specific reasons to buy the product. Do not make it sound like a sales pitch.

Try to focus on how using your product can make their life a whole lot easier. People want to know what results they are going to get so focus on the desired outcome your product will achieve. Try to avoid using the word free when sending an email. This will be picked up by the spam filters and will send the email to the spam box, which will result in your email not getting read.

3. You want to get the type of traffic or searches that is relevant to your product. If someone is searching for dog training and your website is about weight loss, then they prospect will most probably leave without purchase. Write articles that can be published in e-zines and e-reports. This allows you to focus on getting people who are already interested in your product or service.

Try to write a minimum of 2 articles per week, with at least 300-600 words in length. By continuously writing and maintaining these articles you can generate as many as 100 targeted readers to your site in a day. Always remember that only 1 out of 100 people are likely to buy your product or get your services. If you can generate as much as 1,000 targeted hits for your website in a day, that means you can made 10 sales based on the average statistic.

The tactics given above does not really sound very difficult to do, if you think about it. It just requires a little time and an action plan on your part.

Try to use these tips for several affiliate marketing programs. You can maintain a good source of income and surviving in this business that not all marketers can do. Besides, think of the huge paychecks you will be receiving

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