Create Affiliate Marketing Websites To Increase Your Earnings

Easy Ways To Create Affiliate Marketing Websites

There are some easier ways to create affiliate marketing websites that will increase your earnings, but that may not be easy for some as they simply don't know where to start, myths are rife about affiliate marketing and they key is to do the rounds online and research to get the most accurate information, first of all most professional affiliate marketers would have you believe that it's easy to start earning straight away and that's not the case, a good amount of work needs to be done for your affiliate marketing career to ever be called successful.

Overnight riches don't apply as you need to think things through with a plan and just follow that plan to the letter, overnight income will only happen if you focus on your affiliate campaigns, but if you plan on using the affiliate business model, then you do need a website or two to call your own, your affiliate niche will determine what your site will look like with a professional looking header graphic that will relate to your niche and make your sites overall impact look very business like and professional.

A domain name is needed like any other site, this is how you separate yourself from someone who just lazily uses affiliate links, although on some revenue sharing sites, there maybe good reasons why you may not use a domain name, like the site may not allow re-direct domains or your affiliate links may already be masked by other means, but generally speaking it is more professional to have a domian name per affiliate program you are promoting as that what makes your campaigns more stronger in the search engines, especially if you have a well thought out keyword domain name that people would search for anyway.

A domain name together with a good hosting package will make your site appear more credible, particularly when there is not a lot of site don time which annoys most people, because if people arrive at your site and there is an error code, you can bet that they won't come back, even if it was just a temporary site/hosting set back, so you need to make sure that you have a good web host that will have guaranteed up time and sufficient security on your server, Hostgator is a good one that I've had no trouble with for hosting.

Now, with the hosting and the main part of the sites overall niche has been thought out, it's time to build your website, now don't go worrying about what other sites look like, as every website looks different, but what you do need to realise is that to make it look professional is your goal and with most hosting packages there are easy sitebuilders or html editors that aid you in creating a basic website, or in the case of Hostgator, you get quite a lot of free plug in software with the fantastico range, which includes Wordpress, drupal and Joomla among others and these are scripts that can be installed with a little bit of technical know how that is provided at the sites support section and these scripts make up your new site, all you have to do is edit certain parts of it to make it your own..

Creating an affiliate website of your own is cheaper and will make you learn some basic stuff which will always be with you on your affiliate marketing journey and as your knowledge grows, then so does your overall advantage over other affiliate marketers starting out and you may along the way do some consulting work which others may pay you a small fee to help sort their websites out.

By writing useful and top quality content for your site then you are positioning yourself to be the main dominator in that niche or at the very least a main player in your niche, just think of your competitors, would they take notice? of course they would, say you write better content on your site and they was willing to partner up, that would be well worth it in terms of sharing marketing and other benefits such as traffic and sales.

Always keep an eye on other websites and how they look, to see if you can incorporate design and things that they seem to do well into your site, don't copy logos or articles, just see how they do it and put your own spin on it, see how their advertising is placed, what headlines they use and really study them for long term gains, it's that important for your affiliate site to grow.

The best thing about affiliate marketing is this, once you have one affiliate website set up, you can move on from that and take everything you have learned from that one website and create several more affiliate websites and it's all about growing your learning, investing into your business and making them all run automated with things in place such as mail marketing campaigns and article marketing methods all running to generate traffic.

Once you have money coming in, it is far better to outsource some of the work to free up your time on other things, that's what the big marketers do, they grow their income and invest a portion of it to pay freelancers to do some of the work.

There you have it, the general idea is simple, but the actual action steps needed to create that reality are a different thing altogether, good luck with your affiliate marketing websites.

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waynet 6 years ago from Hull City United Kingdom Author

Thanks Nancy!

Creating simple affiliate websites is one answer, but also creating one page article pages can be quite profitable


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Nancy's Niche 6 years ago from USA

Waynet, thanks for sharing your insight into the world of affiliate selling. I have no doubt that one can make good money there it is getting to that point. This type of information really helps…


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waynet 6 years ago from Hull City United Kingdom Author

Cheers suziecat7!

Yep there should be 40 hours in a day instead of 24 lol!


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suziecat7 6 years ago from Asheville, NC

waynet - thanks for this Hub. I'm getting closer to figuring out what I need to do to be successful. Hostgator looks like a good site for me. Ah - so many ideas, so little time.


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waynet 6 years ago from Hull City United Kingdom Author

I have heard of sitesell, but at the time I couldn't afford it at even $30 a month, I've promoted the affiliate program and earn a few commissions every month and yes I've seen your excellent oil pastel site and it is focused on a tight niche that you will and probably already have dominated.

And a tattoo website is on the cards as I have an ebook that I am finishing off to sell as my first product, I've already secured a great domain name, so watch this space.

Cheers Robert!


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robertsloan2 6 years ago from San Francisco, CA

Pretty good article, I hadn't heard of Hostgator. I use http://www.sitesell.com which has some good analysis software and an action plan that's very successful. My oil pastels site, http://www.explore-oil-pastels-with-robert-sloan.c... has been very successful because it's so focused on the right niche -- you could do a good tattoo based one or something and probably get similar results.

The nice thing about Sitesell is that a very large number of people are getting good results from it, the software is well worth the extra money beyond base hosting cost.

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