Want to know how to make money blogging?
While there are several ways that you could use to make profits from your blog, affiliate marketing is one of the easiest and best ways to do it. However your blog must be able to dramatically sell affiliate products that you pitch if you want to make a huge impact.
The following are (2) great strategies to help you turn your blog into an affiliate product-selling machine:
1) Genuinely recommend and personally endorse beneficial products
Making money from affiliate programs is not as simple as just adding links to them from your blog. The simple reason why visitors will keep coming back to your blog is simply because they trust and respect you to a certain level. Genuinely recommend and personally endorse affiliate products that will be of benefit to them so as not to destroy the trust and respect that they have for you.
One of the best ways to do this is to give an honest and open estimate of the value pr quality of the affiliate product. Include both the strength and weaknesses of the product. Tell readers who the product is suitable for and those it is not for. The truth is that people want to know what they are going to spend their money on. Even if a product has its drawbacks, your readers will still buy it if it meets their particular need. That’s exactly how to make money blogging by genuinely recommending affiliate products.
2) Where do you place affiliate links on your blog?
Most people don’t know it, but where an affiliate link is being on a blog determines whether an affiliate program will be successful or not.
Position your affiliate links at hotspots on your blog – meaning, place your affiliate links at places where your blog visitors will easily see them on your blog. The sole purpose of using affiliate programs on your blog is to make money by recommending them as a source for more information or solution to a problem. So don’t hide your affiliate links – make them as visible as possible. ASM
Here are some strategic places to position affiliate links at your blog:
o The top left hand side of your blog.
o At the middle of each content post on your blog.
o At the end of each blog post above where people get to leave their comments.
o Just after the introduction that comes with each blog post.
There you have it – how to make money blogging and 2 strategies to help you profits heavily from affiliate programs.
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