If you’re expecting to see Niagara Falls around the next turn of the road, but instead you see the Grand Canyon, how do you react?
Quite simply, you join an affiliate program to promote other people’s products. You choose which products you want to promote, and for each one you get a unique affiliate URL.
When you send traffic to that unique URL, you are tracked as being the affiliate.
You get credit for each sale made, earning you a commission.
Like you, I promote quite a few affiliate products. But surprisingly, I often make my greatest income on the smaller, less promoted products that other overlook. Here’s why:
Let’s say you’re promoting two affiliate products this week. One of them is from a HUGE launch with some really big affiliates.
Affiliates and product owners: If you keep your eyes on only one metric, it should be earnings per click.
If you’re not studying this metric, if you don’t know how it’s calculated, and if you aren’t using it strategically to influence your business decisions, then you are leaving money on the table.