10 Biggest Mistakes In Affiliate Marketing And How To Avoid Them

Though anyone can achieve success with affiliate programs, not everyone manages to do the same. The reason? Well, there are 10 of them, actually. These are the biggest mistakes that make success in affiliate marketing very elusive. Study them well, and read up on how to avoid them. Hurdling through these mistakes can spell the difference between monumental profits and dismal performance in your affiliate marketing campaigns.

1) Believing that people would just click on their affiliate links. Though an affiliate’s job is merely limited to pre-selling, pre-selling involves more than just displaying the affiliate links. It also entails encouraging people to click on them by enumerating the benefits that can be derived from the affiliate merchant’s products, giving favorable recommendations about the use of the same, and providing an encouraging offer that would entice readers to check out the package.

2) Believing that there’s such a thing as organic traffic. Organic traffic, or traffic that is naturally generated by a website is a myth. There is no such thing! If you’re hosting your affiliate links in one website, you can’t expect people to find it just like that. You have to make them find it. This can be done through effective SEO techniques and efficient marketing strategies.

3) Believing that employing one marketing strategy is enough. Some people actually think that submitting one article to the article directories would give them the amount of traffic they need. This is a fatal mistake. Limiting yourself to a single, or even a couple, of marketing tactics would be limiting the number of visitors you could generate for your website. Also, you’ll fail to tap into other segments of your targeted market if your tactics aren’t flexible enough to expand.

4) Failing to study your campaign’s performance. Most affiliates merely check on how much they have earned per day, and if such an amount remains at low levels, they fail to make corresponding adjustments because, well, they don’t know which aspects of their campaigns need improving. It is important to study every facet of our marketing strategies. How many visitors are we generating for our website? How many of them are unique? How many are returning? How much time do they spend in our pages? Where are they coming from? To where are they exiting? These are the questions that can be answered by an excellent visitor tracking software program  and these are the questions that could help us improve the performance of our marketing endeavors.

5) Failing to find an affiliate program which actually offers sellable products. Some affiliate programs may offer as much as a 95% commission per sale. But if the products are impossible to sell, you’d never realize the profit the program promises.

6) Failing to find an affiliate program with a proven record of consumer satisfaction. The credibility of an enterprise depends on how people view it. If the affiliate program has established great relationships with the members of its target market, then it has established a brand which is recognizable for its excellent service. You’d have an easier time pre-selling such an affiliate program’s products.

7) Failing to keep abreast with the latest developments in the industry. There will come a time when the marketing knowledge we know would become obsolete, more so in the field of internet marketing where everything transpires at a rapid pace. You have to constantly update yourself with the newest trends, techniques and news in this field to always keep your competitive edge.

8) Failing to invest on knowledge. Knowledge likewise evolves and you have to evolve with it. Buy noteworthy eBooks, special reports and the likes which would teach you the latest tactics to help you conquer your field.

9) Resting on your laurels once a semblance of success is achieved. Success is not eternal. You have to sustain it. If you leave your business alone once it shows the promise of success, you’re just setting it up for failure.

10) Believing that affiliate marketing is a “get rich quick” scheme. It is not. You have to invest a certain level of commitment, a lot of time, some financial resources on occasions, and a whole lot of effort if you want to truly realize the many wonderful things that this field does promise.

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No such thing as get rich quick

Everywhere you go on the internet there is someone trying to sell you a get rich quick program that they claim will make you money OVERNIGHT ! If this is true then why are they trying to sell you the program instead of using it them selves?

 
Sure they make it sound so real and actually make it sound like a very cheap investment for what you are going to get out of it

Please don’t fall for these scam’s! Selling you a program that promises you a large income overnight is there way to get rich! They are getting rich off of people like you and me because we are like money hungry fish in a small pond just waiting for a opportunity like this to come along and set us free from our financial burdens.

We all do it. We all want something for free and it just isn’t going to happen that way. I would hate to even try and count how many times I fell for the get rich scam’s at only $29.95 per pop. My friend, $29.95 adds up to big bucks when you try different things over and over again. I had a add saved in my emails that caught my eye 6 months before I even gave them a call. The add was for a web hosting company called SITE BUILD IT or SBI The problem was that it was going to cost me $200.00 per year for there services.

I thought to my self that they are crazy ! I’m having enough problems forking out $29.95 for the programs I have been purchasing, what makes them think I’m going to hand out $200.00 . I finally did go to there website and read about what they had to offer. I didn’t just read it, I studied it! After going over all the information they had on there website, (which is tons)I thought to my self, these people have everything! They are a complete program from top to bottom and side to side.

SITE BUILD IT was the answer to my questions years ago. Yes your right, it was the $200.00 that kept me from trying there services and it was the biggest mistake I had ever made when it comes to making money on line.

I finally did call SITE BUILD IT and talk to them on the phone. They told me that if I was not satisfied with there service with in 30 days that they would give me a full refund. (I wish I could get a refund on all the $29.95 programs I purchased.) I gave them a try and forked out the $200.00 and crossed my fingers. My friends, this website that you are on isn’t but 6 or 7 months old and it brings in approximately $150.00 per week just as an affiliate and google adsense. No, I am not getting rich but I am a whole lot better off with the extra income coming in per week. As far as I know SITE BUILD IT has a payment plan to help with the yearly fee.

There is just to much for me to mention and cover in this blog about SITE BUILD IT so I really encourage you to visit there site and not only read what they have to offer but STUDY it. SITE BUILD IT doesn’t just host your website, they promote it and get it ranked for you. They work for you! I promise that they will help you complete your goals if you just give them a chance. They will give you all the tools and ideas you need to be successful at making a living online with your own website.
Go check them out and study what they have to offer, call them and talk to them in person. You dont have to purchase anything just to call and get information. SITE BUILD IT was my way out and they could be yours to.

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Business-Building Education For a Lifetime

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SBI! eLearning is a 12-week online education course that takes you, step-by-step through the process of building your very own successful, thriving Web business with Site Build It! (SBI!).
Prestigious universities and colleges (ex., Penn State, Baruch College, The Citadel Military College) offer this course in the USA, Europe, Canada, Australia and Africa. SBI! eLearning now delivers the same experience and results online, to you, in your home.
Other online courses in Web marketing cost at least 1 full year of your life (often 2-4 years) and $15,000/year. Do you have a few hours a week for 12 weeks, at a fraction of that price, to learn more than theory and actually build your own business, like these graduates are doing?…

SBI! eLearning Literally Takes You By The Hand…
And Doesn’t Let Go!

Your dedicated SiteSell Instructor guides you, in weekly live sessions, through Site Build It!’s powerful features and teaches you how to achieve the kind of Web success that SBI! is famous for!
At the end of the course, you will have a Web site that taps into your unique passions and experiences. Your site will be poised and ready to greet valuable Search Engine traffic that will be hungry to not only hear what you have to say, but will turn that credibility into a dependable income for a lifetime!

 

 

You’ll LEARN How To EARN With The Right Process.

Thanks to the direct, experienced and live instruction, you always know that you’re on the right track and headed in the right direction. For example, you receive clear guidance about…

     

  • identifying themes (“site concepts”) that interest you
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  • doing keyword research for profitable in-demand topics related to your theme
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  • planning multiple income streams to supplement your main business
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  • picking the perfect domain name
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  • creating an attractive professional-looking design that reflects your business
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  • building an easy-to-navigate Web site structure for both human visitors and Search Engines
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  • writing in a way that builds relationships, creates community and pulls in Search Engines
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  • developing an inbound links program to show Search Engines how popular/credible you are
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  • traffic analysis
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  • monetizing your traffic (i.e., turning that traffic into dollars)
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  • expanding and managing your burgeoning e-business for the long term


Bottom line? With SBI! eLearning, you have it all…

     

  1. the right process for success

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  3. all of the tools you need

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  5. direct, personal guidance

You will know that you are on the right road to a popular and profitable business, one that reflects your passion and unique style and personality.

Here’s a summary of the SBI! eLearning 12-week course…

Week 1: Orientation and Understanding Online Business Fundamentals
Meet your Instructor and classmates.
Receive a concise checklist to keep your business-building efforts on track.
How to reach your Instructor between live sessions.
Learn the core concepts that so few grasp and use.
Week 2: Choosing Your Best Site Concept
Build upon your passion or hobby or experience.
Week 3: Researching Concept-Related Keywords
Find topics with high-potential profitability.
Week 4: Planning Monetization Options
Hard planning now assures good income later.
Week 5: Selecting and Registering Your Domain Name
Choose the perfect domain name for your business.
Weeks 6-7: Creating Your First Web Pages
From Look & Feel, to writing your content, you can do it.
Week 8: Increasing Free Targeted Traffic
Give the Search Engines what they love.
Week 9: PREselling Your Visitors
All the ways to win over your visitors and build your reputation.
Weeks 9-10 Analyzing Traffic Stats and Click-In/Click-Through Data
Understand your visitor to know how to monetize.
Week 11: Putting Monetization Into Action
Capitalize upon your blend of 15 major monetization models.
Week 12: Wrapup and Graduation
Cover the road ahead and… Congratulations!

 

Building On The Success Of SiteSell Education

SBI! eLearning builds upon the success of SiteSell Education’s offline course, “Building A Successful Business Using The Internet.”

Learn more about what Site Build It can do for you !!!
 

 

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Building a Successful Work at home Webstite With SBI.

December 28, 2009 Leave a comment

Building a Successful Work at home Webstite With SBI.

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Nothing Beats Working From Home

According to a recent Harris poll, 72% of American households are thinking about starting a home-based business. You are not alone. Start today and be there first.

  • More and more people are dropping out of the rat race to provide services and/or goods from home. Start part-time and build until you can drop the “day job.”
    (We love receiving “I quit my day job e-mails.” See these Case Studies and then plan your own future.)
  • For many, working from home is the best choice (ex., the stay-at-home spouse, or those who are retired).
  • For others, working from home may be the only option (ex., house-bound due to health or to care for elderly parents).
  • And it has even proven to be an excellent (if unexpected) opportunity for hundreds of thousands (ex., the “downsized”).

But…
This area is fraught with “get rich quick” schemes. So evaluate the opportunities carefully. Anything that offers great rewards for no-or-low work is a fraud. Think about it — why would they need you?

Bad News, Good News

Building a real business, no matter what kind of business, requires work. “That’s the bad news.”
The good news is that there has never been a better time to start a business from home. The Internet makes it a low-cost (i.e., low-risk), high-potential route.
Forget the long string of “classic work-at-home” dead-end jobs (ex., envelope-stuffing and telemarketing). Use the Web to build something terrific that excites you, a business to be proud of, that you own, and that earns you substantial income.
Do you have any idea how proud the small business people on our Family Bulletin Board are when they tell friends what they NOW do for a living? Join thousands just like them — take control and start your own home-based business.

Bottom Line? Use the Web to Build Something Real.
Only One Question…. How??

What do you know about the Net really? The technical side of things? Search engines? Those and other barriers keep non-experts out of this world-opening opportunity.
Not any more.
Site Build It! removes all the barriers. You still have to work to build a business, of course. Anyone who tells you that you do not have to put effort into building something real is lying to you.
But that’s all you have to focus upon. No “HTML.” No “FTP.” No programming. No Search Engine Optimization. SBI! takes care of all the non-business, technical, tedious matters. You focus on growing a business.
That’s the way it should be. And that’s the way it will be in 7 years. SBI! is unique, next-generation Web hosting that empowers its owners to beat the competition (61% of SBI! sites are in the Top 3% of all sites). Everything else is old-fashioned.
Don’t wait. Get that all-important head-start now.

How Does SBI! Work?

In a nutshell…
1) Your site builds targeted, interested visitors.
2) Your site PREsells through high-value information.
3) Your site convert visitors into buyers, whether you are…

  • a professional selling a service (locally, globally, or both)
  • a distributor or network marketing representative
  • an “infopreneur,” monetizing through AdSense, affiliate programs and referrals/finder fees
  • selling a service to local or global clientele
  • offering any other product — digital or hard goods.

    Beat the Rush

    Remember that Harris poll?
    72% of American households are thinking about starting a home-based business.
    Stay-at-home spouses build businesses with SBI! that start as the “second income stream” for the family, but grow to become the primary one!
    Or do you have a 9-5 that you despise and want to start your own home-based business? You are less than a year away from “quitting the day job.”
    Start a home business and use SBI! to build your own business to achieve independence (the all-important “it” in Site Build It!). The horizons are endless.
    As you read the rest of this site, do a self-inventory. What do you know well? Then get started!
    How?
    It’s simple, you’ll use a complete set of integrated tools to execute the natural, powerful process that takes advantage of the fundamental way that people use the Web.

    Site Build It! (SBI!) is the only all-in-one site-building, site-hosting, and site-marketing product that makes it easy for you to build a professional, popular, and profitable business.

    Net Result?
    SBI! Delivers Success

    Actually, it OVERdelivers. And success, of course, is the bottom line.
    SBI! sites succeed. And we prove it. SiteSell is the only company in the world that proves success.
    Other companies would, of course, if they could. But 99% of their small business sites fail. You cannot afford to lose a year of your life and thousands of dollars, which is what failure costs.p Read more about Site Build It!. It’s all about the “it” in Site Build It!. Start here.

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