Top Tips on Increasing Your Affiliate Program Revenue

increasing affiliate revenueAffiliate marketing is one of the best ways of earning (good) money through your website. Affiliate Marketing means you promote others’ products or services, and get commission for every purchase of that product made through you. Such affiliate programs are abundant throughout the internet. They provide anyone with the opportunity to earn money online.

So you signed up for an affiliate program. For many people (like me :P), the very phenomenon of earning online is The Dream! But the bubble usually bursts (especially for beginners) when reality strikes home and you receive your firs payout (:{). Thus, to your disappointment, you find that it all isn’t as simple as Internet Marketers would like you to believe.

increasing revenueMany people say that increasing your site traffic and increasing conversion rate per visitor is the way to go. They are correct in their own rights. But the fact remains that such things take a lot of time. So there has to be a better way.

With that said, lets look at what you can do to increase your affiliate revenue. These tips should help you get a better understanding of how the whole system works.

Be patient, respect time!

Many people want to ‘get rich over night’. If you posses the same mind-set, then I advise you to get rid of it immediately. There is no such thing as ‘striking gold’ instantly on the internet. You must be patient, and show perseverance. For any new website, it takes a few months to get on the right track. So don’t let your disappointing first months de-motivate you.

respect time

Try out options

Before settling on an affiliate programs, you might want to consider all the alternatives. There are different types of programs. Some pay you on a Cost Per Impression (CPM) basis. Others might work on PPC (Pay Per Click) basis. You should look at all the available choices and then choose one that’s best for you. After that…

consider your options

Stick to it!

Once you are decided, stick to your option. And pick one product to advertise only. Don’t spread yourself thin trying to work on various products simultaneously. Just concentrate on one product at a time.

Choose products wisely

This can be very important when it comes to generating sales. Make sure you have done all your research about a product before deciding to advertise it. Pick objects that are relatively new, or are ‘hot’ in their niche. That way, you can easily generate traffic to that product. Make sure you choose a niche that you have knowledge about.

choose wisely

Consider relevance

The product you are advertising should be relevant to what your web page is about. Promoting fashion accessories on a tech-related post isn’t gonna impress anyone. Rather, it will be quite the contrary. So either choose products related to your content, or create content related to the product you are selling.

Be Relevant

Create quality content

All of you know this already. All i am gonna say is, your content should impress the reader. You can either provide facts about the product, make comparisons, mention specifications or give your review. Remember; Create such content which the user can’t find elsewhere. Don’t just copy product specifications from its host seller website. Look at how you can create better quality content for your website.

create quality content

Pay attention to the links

First of all, make sure that your links stand out from the rest of the text. Use images if possible. But make your links prominent by either bolding them, hi-lighting them or underlining them. Also ensure that all the links don’t make it confusing to the reader. Use as few links as possible. And avoid linking repeatedly to the same object.


Automate your system

There are many auto-responder services available for free that add awesome functionality to your business. You can set up auto-responders for replying to people, giving out latest information about a product, ask for feedback etc. Automating the system can work wonders for you.

automate your business

These tips should get you decently started. You can easily implement all of these, as they are not very hard and time-consuming. Once you are all set up, you can then move on to bigger subjects like generating more traffic to your sales page etc. For now, just follow these tips. But first, leave your opinions below 😀

8 thoughts on “Top Tips on Increasing Your Affiliate Program Revenue”

  1. Dear Qasim i m the regular reader of ur informative posts bt still i want to ask u FEW questions,
    1)is earning online in Pakistan still possible after the bane on GoogleADSENSE?
    2)plz mention me which affiliate program is best 4 Pakistanis and how they pay
    3) is there any alternative to ad sense in Pakistan? and how they pay do they pay as swift with westoren union like google adsense?
    4)can a new Pakistani blogger apply 4 adsense now?
    i wl b waiting 4 ur valuable and master suggestions

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