But for the people who are making money with affiliate marketing, they are often seen in the highly competitive yet lucrative target markets such as weight loss, make money online, personal growth and etc.
Actually you can start with these lucrative markets too. Let’s see how you can do it.
Affiliate Marketing Tip #1 – go sideways from the competition
Instead of promoting affiliate marketing ebooks, why not aim for products that teach how to drive traffic or specialize in social media? In this case, you don’t separate yourself from the mass competition but you are still in the lucrative market of making money online.
After all, once the beginners learn about the business, they will want to buy the products that can help them to drive traffic.
The trick here is to find the market which is already there yet not many people are capitalizing on it.
This of course requires some extra mileage from you but it is still better than giving up the opportunity to replace your income source just because of some long winding research.
Affiliate Marketing Tip #2 – copy the fundamentals
Once you have found the right target market, it is time to apply what you learn about affiliate marketing.
It is good that you can start to create content with some moderate competition keywords and publish them on your blog. Now, don’t make the mistake that you can simply do this with some free articles and get business. Search engines nowadays are very strict when come to ranking your page. They are constantly updating their algorithm to reward sites with quality content.
Search engines aside, visitors nowadays are also becoming more selective when come to reading your content and signing up your list. Putting yourself into your visitors’ shoe, will you buy from the website that is stuffed with keywords?
If you are not convince yourself, don’t expect your visitors will do the same.
Immediate action plan
Some of you might have problem creating content because for a person who never write or create a video before, the task will seem overwhelming. Not to mention the thought that your content is not good enough and that your visitors will judge you.
If that’s the case, you can go to Fiverr and outsource the work to someone with better skill and talent than you. For a minimum pay of $5, you can get someone to write a keyword optimize article or blog post for you. You can even get someone to review your blog or build a Facebook fan page for just $5.
There are many services being offered on Fiverr that can help you build your affiliate marketing business. Your job however is to remember to look for “top-rated seller” when you are outsourcing your work. This rating show you that the freelancer offers good service.
So you see, is alright to choose a competitive target market for your affiliate marketing business. After all, you are going to get into the arena when you have more experience. Why not do it from the day you started the business? At least you are building the reputation along the way.
There are many strategies in affiliate marketing. If you have any successful story, please share in the comment to us.