Affiliate marketing is a very lucrative online business that can surely catapult your financil level to a higher height.
Many people have tried Affiliate Marketing and failed because they failed to understand the basics of Affiliate Marketing.
You do not just go into Affiliate Marketing because you have seen testimonies all around the web or you heard it is a lucrative business and you are desparate to make money.
Before going into Affiliate Marketing, you must first understand what you want to do.
Having done Affiliate Marketing for over 5 years and still doing it, I can boldly say that you can make a fortune from afficilate marketing. Try as much as possible to narrow down your affiliate marketing product.
What this means is that you should not go marketing so many different types of product. Concentrate on 2 or 3 products and instead spend time and whatever is needed to learn and understand the product very well.
Before we go further let us define Affiliate Marketing first;
What Is Affiliate Marketing?
This is simply advertising goods and services for companies offering affiliate marketing and in turn, get paid on commission when a customer makes a purchase or payment through your affiliate link. There are companies offering affiliate programs in Nigeria and you can see them here: Reliable Affiliate Programs in Nigeria for 2020
Before starting an Affiliate program you must first make research of the particular goods or services you want to advertise for the company. It is always advisable to go for products you have a fair knowledge of, this will give you an added advantage over your competitors.
How You Can Become Exceptional With Affiliate Marketing
First, have a zeal and passion for the particular products you are marketing, if it is possible to make a purchase of the product and have a personal experience about it if you can not buy it, take your time to study and make a research about the product.
When advertising them maybe on your social media accounts or your website, you should ensure to be as elaborate as possible.
- Move out of the conventional approach that you must have seen about the same product.
- Try not to look desperate for the money but rather present yourself as someone who wants to solve a problem.
- Pay a listening ear to questions by customers and try as much as possible to provide them with almost accurate answers.
Move out of the conventional approach that you must have seen about the same product:
When talking about the product, try as much as possible to be so explanative and explore almost other angles of the product that probably your competitors were not doing. For example, if I am marketing a rechargable fan, I will talk about the effect of heat on our body and especially our children.
I will try talking about the negative effect of heat on our skin and then after caputring their attention, I will now present a solution which is the reachargeble fan.
Try not to look desperate for the money but rather present yourself as someone who wants to solve a problem:
Like I said in the last explanation, try not to look desparate for money. Until you have customers who feel that you understand their pains and you care about them, then you have not had customers.
Come to your customers as a caring friend and yet keep their message civil. If you happen to chat with a prospetive customer, first of all ask him or her how they are faring.
Give your customers a relaxing atmosphere and you will never regret it, once they can trust you to that point then my dear your affiliate marketing job will be a smooth ride.
Pay a listening ear to questions by customers and try as much as possible to provide them with almost accurate answers:
Like I said before, read about products you wish to market and have enough words for your customers.
Even when they ask questions, answer them beyond their expectation. Offer them the advantages of using your products, you can also narrate your experience before you started using the product if you have.
I hope these few points will help you stand out exceptional on Affiliate Marketing. We also wrote a post on; Affiliate Marketing in Nigeria: Complete Guide and Information
Additionally, I also talked about starting an affiliate marketing program without owning a website, some people may think this is impossible but truly, this is it. Read It Here: How To Start Affiliate Marketing Without Owning A Website.
Like I said earlier, Affiliate Marketing is a very lucrative business and there are many youths in Nigeria that are making so much money through it.
All that is needed is deligence, consistency and transparency with your clients. You need to develop self discipline and understand that you are working towards perfection, so never get discouraged but try as much as possible to have full knowledge about the product you are marketing.
If you have any questions or contributions towards this please kindly comment below and I will surely respond.