There are lots of smaller steps involved in building an affiliate website and getting it making money. Generally these are the four main “phases” you’ll go through:
The first step is to figure out what affiliate products you’re going to promote, how you’re going to promote it, and whether it will be profitable! This is market research. This is a really important step, because if you get it wrong you could end up devoting months of effort to something that won’t ever make you money.
Build your website
Having decided the topic and products you’re going to focus on, the next step is to build your website. This isn’t as difficult as it might sound. There are a lot of simple tools these days that give you a professional looking website.
Get visitors to your website
No visitors = no sales. This is likely to be where you devote most of your efforts after you’ve built your website. There are lots of strategies for getting people to visit your site. Some will give you an instant traffic boost, while others are longer-term strategies.
Optimize your website for sales
A few tricks can make it so that visitors to your site are more likely to buy something.
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