It’s becoming increasingly difficult for affiliate marketers to get ahead in the game. In the past year, legislation for affiliates have gotten tighter. From Google and Facebook cracking down on affiliate marketing content, to a general increase in competition.
However, despite this, there are still many individuals who continue to generate a significant revenue and they are able to achieve this by staying one step ahead of the rest. In this article, we will be discussing some affiliate marketing strategies that can up your affiliate marketing game!
Get in front of trends
New trends are continuing to breakout, creating new emerging niches all the time. It is important to stay on top of any new trends to ensure you remain competitive. Seasonal trends are recurring and often predictable. Google trends will provide you with valuable data on the search volume from simply typing in a keyword. In addition, on a monthly basis, here at Direct Affiliate, we are consistently posting about our top converting categories and geos. This way, you can tap into the top converting offers in a certain niche to earn higher revenue.
Understand your traffic source
Understanding and knowing where your traffic is coming from and the demographics of your audience is important. This can help you customize your content and emails to make it more personal. Collect data such as time on page, bounce rate, location, age etc. Analyse your data and focus your effort on the highest converting traffic. These data will help you make informed decisions, increase your conversion rates and ultimately lead to you making more revenue. In addition, do not rely on just a single traffic source. Diversification of traffic is equally important.
Mixture of verticals
It’s important to understand which verticals are maturing and on the rise.
Adult offers are on a constant demand! It`s a niche few will venture into because of its reputation but that only means you’ll have more slices of the pie just for you since there will be less competition! This puts you in a great position to make money promoting adult affiliate offers.
Another vertical that is standing out and has been for the past 2 years, are Nutra offers. In nutra niche, no matter if you’re a beginner or a pro – you can always grow your earnings by targeting a broad audience. In addition, there are a variety of sub verticals, from Health, Beauty and Slimming. This gives you an array of products to promote in sub-niches that caters to your traffic and audience.
At Direct Affiliate, we offer exclusive in-house top-converting offers to promote. Did you know that Adult and Nutra has consistently been our top converting category every month ? So if that is your niche, join us as a publisher today and let’s build this partnership!
Build an email list
It has been estimated that email marketing allows making three time more sales. As an affiliate, building an email list is just as important as creating a website. It helps to reach more potential customers, increase conversion rate and total revenue. You can send personalized offers to your customers regularly. Check out our other articles on the importance of Personalized email marketing.
Within the realm of affiliate marketing, there are countless monetization strategies that can be implemented. Many sites use some combination or blend of the multiple methods mentioned above, and the optimization process often involves tweaking the settings of each to find an ideal implementation. Try implementing one or some of the affiliate marketing strategies mentioned above and up your affiliate marketing game today!