To all the affiliate marketers out there and to people who are just getting started, I want to share my experience of what my expectations were when I first began and what they are currently. I have outlined my top three pillars of affiliate marketing that has helped me generate income throughout the year.
When I first was introduced to the world of affiliate marketing, I had no real plan. It was just something that I stumbled upon on the internet. I was very excited to begin this journey but didn’t have the knowledge of a seasoned veteran. I failed countless times trying new techniques in an attempt to generate conversions. I was so discouraged with my with results and the amount of money I spent on marketing. This almost made me throw in the towel. But something inside me made me not want to quit and I didn’t. Below are my 3 main pillars of affiliate marketing that has helped me generate a yearly income.
It is so important when starting up as an affiliate marketer to be patient. When I first started affiliate marketing, I expected to generate conversions immediately. This is not the case the majority of the time. The reality is that you have to take your time and understand this is a process. It is easy to get discouraged at first but I promise anyone who is willing to work for it that they will get results!
This ties directly into the first pillar. As an affiliate marketer, you must constantly try new things to generate traffic and conversions. This is so important because there are so many platforms and avenues to test out. The worst thing you could do is quit after trying out one platform. I think that the best option is to have a strategy that you can implement.
The final pillar is to plan. This is very important while starting out as an affiliate marketer. I lost a lot of money because I jumped right into the field and kept going in circles. Always have a strategy where you can test out multiple platforms and avenues. Also it is important to A/B test creatives and key words. The main purpose is to see what works and what doesn’t. There is no clear path and even if you started off with one plan, you must be able to pivot and decide what is generating the most quality traffic for your offers.
I hope that this blog has helped fellow affiliate marketers as well as ones that are new to the field. If you are interested in becoming an affiliate marketer with AXAD, please click the link below and become a member of our affiliate team! We offer a 24/7 affiliate manager to guide you through the process.