A mark of a good business is increasing sales. This is also true in targeted affiliate programs. Increasing targeted affiliate revenue is an indication that your marketing strategy is effective. But don’t be complacent that your sales are up. You should strive for more improvements in your affiliate revenues by following these advanced know-how to further increase your sales and fatten your bank account.
Target public bulletin boards and forum sites that discuss topics related to your product. If you’re marketing computer software, search for public sites that have similar concerns. Present yourself as an expert on the subject. You will definitely have a complete grasp of the topics being discussed there because of your background in selling the product, which interest them. Participate actively by making advice and recommendations. Watch out for posts that specifically ask for help regarding certain concerns. Entertain their query, answer their questions, and make them comfortable with you. This is your build up stage. You are building their trust in you and establishing your integrity. Offer your articles and links to your websites.
From time to time, make an occasional announcement on the kind of products and affiliate programs that you offer but don’t do this often. It will also help if you offer download links that you think will create interest for your products. Another is to look for blogs that are related to your products. If you are selling food supplements, target the blogs that are dedicated to health and food concerns. Post comments on their blogs, but please, avoid outright criticisms. You may start a friendly debate and critical discussions. Treat yourself and your blogger friends as experts in the field and make meaningful posts on their blogs. You can now offer your links to them and an occasional promotional pitch.
These two methods are simple but you are creating a very concentrated and highly personalized marketing approach. In the end, you will not only generate increased earnings, you will also gain lots of online friends.