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How To Start And Earn In Affiliate Marketing

Have you ever thought of making money by referring people to Amazon or any other ecommerce website? If you are new to affiliate marketing then this article is especially for you. In this article you will know about affiliate marketing and how it works.

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15-June 2018

How To Start And Earn In Affiliate Marketing

The term “Affiliate” means a person or organization officially attached to a larger body, and “Marketing” means the action of promoting and selling products or services. In simple “Affiliate Marketing” means a person or organization promoting and selling the products or services officially that belongs to a larger body.

The concept of Affiliate Marketing

The concept of affiliate marketing is very simple, for example let’s say you become an affiliate for Amazon, Flipkart, Snapdeal, eBay or any other ecommerce websites that offer affiliate marketing, and if you bring a person to their website and if that person makes a purchase then you will get a commission from these ecommerce websites, and this is what affiliate marketing means. If you are an active participant to bring customers to these sites then there is a great possibility to draw decent income from these huge ecommerce websites.

The steps to be followed in Online Affiliate Marketing
Step 1: Choose the type of product you want to promote

Select a category in which you are most interested in, this is very important because what you Choose here is going to be your topic which you are going to promote. You can view the Product and Commission list side by side in the category box. Once you are done with the category you can proceed to the next step.

Step 2: Website or Youtube Channel or Facebook Page

To be an Affiliate Marketer you should have a Website or a Youtube channel or a Facebook Page to promote the products. Among these three, creating a Website is most preferable to build trust to the customer. Driving traffic to your website is the most essential thing, in reality without driving traffic to your site or channel you will go nowhere. Let driving traffic to your channel or site be your first priority. Then you can easily promote the product.

For instance let’s take Amazon as an example

For instance let’s take Amazon as an example

Sign-up For The Amazon Affiliate Program

Go to and you will find Become an Affiliate tab at the bottom of the page, and click on it and complete the Signup process. After completing you will find your Amazon Associate account is ready to be used.

How to bring a person to Amazon

When you sign up Affiliate for Amazon, you will get an Affiliate link, you need to promote this link in your Website or Youtube channel or Facebook page, so that you get paid when people buy from it. There are many ways to share this link but the best way is by creating a website. When a person visits your site and clicks on your affiliate link this will take him to Amazon, once he buys the product you will get the commission, the best part of this is even that person buys some other product you will still get commission. He or she has to make a purchase within 24 hours. The commission will be deposited into your bank account automatically.

The process will be same for other ecommerce websites also.

Top 10 eCommerce sites that offer Affiliate Marketing

To be a successful Affiliate Marketer you need to follow the following things

Study the market
Choose the best products to sell
Breadth and Depth of product knowledge
Develop the skill to market them correctly
Locate your audience and trigger them

Article by:

Chakravarthy Jah