Tips to Make Money in Affiliate Marketing

By on January 31, 2015

An affiliate promotion program can be a great way to earn an extra income through your website! Gaining knowledge in affiliate marketing will help you to be successful, as well as help your affiliates. This article discusses tips that other affiliates have found useful for their businesses. It’s easy to make money in affiliate marketing.

Choosing Businesses for Affiliate Marketing

affiliate marketingWhen choosing a business for an affiliate relationship, find one that is always putting out new products. You want inventory that continuous revolves and evolves to attract repeat customers. Search for reputable companies that releases a number of quality products. This will help ensure that you will have have steady commissions from repeat customers. You are best to stay away from trendy, fad products or companies that have stale inventory.

Also, you want to choose a business that has a web presence that caters to your audience. For example, visitors to sports-themed pages are focused on fan-friendly content. You need to link to affiliate sites that share a core content in order for online marketing to be effective. If a link is related to topics your site visitors enjoy, there is a greater chance they’ll be interested in the link.

TIP! When you begin affiliate marketing, register with those that will supply you with the types of things you want to sell. When you get a lot of affiliates, it will give you options.

Maximizing Affiliate Commissions

Limit your business dealings to only fair and magnanimous companies. A good rule of thumb is to not do business with any company that gives you a profit of 20 percent or less. Fair affiliate companies want you to be motivated to drive business and understand they need to pay for those efforts.

Also, choose an affiliate that has a lot of options on how to get your money. There are certain companies that pay you via PayPal, while there are other companies who send you a check in the mail.

Once you start bringing in a good amount of money, it doesn’t hurt to ask the marketing program you joined for a higher payout. The affiliate marketing program will want to keep you aboard if you generate a lot of sales and would be more inclined to give you a pay raise.

To reap the most rewards with affiliate marketing, stay up-to-date with marketing information. Using affiliate marketing to earn more income in conjunction with the income your business already earns makes sense.

TIP! Most of the people on your email list will end up unsubscribing and you will need to replace them with new customers. When you do need replace customers, you have an ace up your sleeve: those high-performing emails you A/B tested beforehand.


Building up a subscription base of repeat customers takes time, but with patience and perseverance, you can be an affiliate marketing pro.


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Troy Scott

Troy Scott

Founder at JV Marketing Group
I've created a 7-figure business from scratch and built marketing automation systems responsible for over $50m in sales. Today I coach other entrepreneurs on how to build proven online systems that grow their businesses faster and easier. Can I help you? Go Here ==>


  1. Erik

    March 2, 2015 at 1:24 am

    Hi Troy,
    great post about affiliate marketing here.

    Definitely, it’s one of the most lucrative ways to generate a passive income online.
    However, not every blogger are able to get good money out of it.

    Using the right tools, producing great content, solving your audience needs and problems, choosing relevant products or services to promote are some tips to reach success with affiliate marketing.

    Thanks for sharing!

    • Troy Scott

      May 14, 2015 at 7:09 am

      Hi Eric,

      Thanks for stopping by and checking it out… I did the same on your site, nice and clean… great social proof as well.

  2. Income academy

    May 13, 2015 at 2:48 pm

    Awesome post.

    • Troy Scott

      May 14, 2015 at 5:06 pm

      Why thank you.

  3. Anonymous

    May 13, 2015 at 11:34 pm

    I’m now not certain where you are getting your info,
    however great topic. I needs to spend a while finding out much more
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    • Troy Scott

      May 14, 2015 at 5:05 pm

      Thank you for taking the time to comment.

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