Affiliate Network Rejection-Yes it Happens

Affiliate Network Rejection-Yes it Happens

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WHAT IS AN AFFILIATE NETWORK AND HOW DOES IT WORK?

 Essentially affiliate marketing involves a merchant paying a commission to other online entities, known as affiliates, for referring new business to the merchant’s website. Affiliate marketing is performance-based, which means affiliates only get paid when their promotional efforts actually result in a purchase. An affiliate network is a company that acts as an umbrella for affiliates. Examples would be AMAZON or CLICKBANK or VIGLINKS. Each affiliate network has its own terms and conditions so affiliate network rejection is inevitable at times.

 

When Alice met the Cheshire cat in Alice in Wonderland, she asked

“Would you tell me, please, which way I ought to go from here?”

“That depends a good deal on where you want to get to,” said the Cat.

“I don’t much care where,” said Alice.

“Then it doesn’t matter which way you go,” said the Cat.

The dictionary meaning of a rabbit hole is as follows.

rabbit hole
noun

Used to refer to a bizarre, confusing, or nonsensical situation or environment, typically one from which it is difficult to extricate oneself.

The story of Alice in Wonderland

is about a girl who fell down a rabbit hole into a nonsensical world. Her experiences were bizarre and the people she met odd.

Rather similar in fact to the world of Internet marketing. Your family will think you’re nuts and your friends will think you lost your marbles. Most people will be skeptical and tell you don’t be ridiculous you can’t make money doing that.

Affiliate Network Rejection happens to everyone at some stage. I have been around the block a bit, in terms of my marketing experience. I have been a drop shipper, an eBay seller, an affiliate marketer, and author, and a product creator. All of those things have without doubt make money some more than others. Some things such as being an eBay seller were in my book (not Alice in Wonderland!) too much like hard work.

Nowadays I  find myself doing less affiliate marketing and more product creation. Product creation is not something I would recommend when you are just starting out, but it certainly is a very lucrative way of making money. At the moment I am reviving one of my old private label rights websites.

Private label rights are writing content for a mass audience. It’s fun, it’s lucrative and it’s easy. Better still, I have partnered with a professional video creator so that we can have written content and also videos.

I have created a sales funnel to sell it. There will be one free option product and four Upsells which I hope will attract affiliates.

None the less I will be the master of that affiliate program. It will have super generous commissions, but I don’t want any old Tom Dick or Harry newbie marketer trampling all over it.

As a product owner, you can lose your business as a result of the way your affiliates treat you. If they start spamming people it is the product owner that gets hammered mot the affiliate. That means at some point I am going to have to some affiliate network rejection.

I will either have to have strict controls on who I allow to be an affiliate and also control where they come from. Occassionally I will have to refuse affiliate permissions and also throw affiliates out.

To be fair though I will give affiliates a second chance and let them apply again. When they have read the terms and conditions, or got more traffic. In other words when they have become more experienced and get more ideas of what marketing is about.

Affiliate Network Rejection

Happens to everyone. Don’t give up dust yourself off and get cracking on the content. Nail your keyword research and drill down into your niche. The more you understand about the niche you more you can write In a way that resonates with your reader.

 

 

If you don’t want to fall down the rabbit hole making money online then I would certainly recommend that you start with affiliate marketing. There’s lots of practical reasons for this not least of which is the cheapest way to learn on one of the shortest learning curves. Click here to  read more or get started.

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Beating the Coronavirus Map 7 times over

Beating the Coronavirus Map 7 times over

Beating the Coronavirus Map

Most of us will be looking at beating the coronavirus map with some trepidation. There is no doubt that the world has changed beyond recognition, never before have we had lock downs of countries. No one knows when this will end, how safe your job is, and how secure your family economics will be.

About the only certainty there is at the moment is the fact that everyone is frightened of something. Whether it is losing your job, being put on a zero-hours contract or getting sick from the Coronavirus

One thing for sure, I know that my job will be safe because I’m working at home and I’m working online. I am an Internet marketer at wealthy affiliates. Both Maria and I have been working in the Internet marketing world for over 20 years. We are nearer to 50 years of combined experience.

During that time, we have gone through eight pandemics, and I have lost count of how many recessions. Nonetheless, deep down, I think all of us have an overriding fear that this time the recession is going to be the mother of all recessions. We have survived the pandemics. We have also survived the downturns because our income is recession-proof.

There has never been a time when affiliate marketing is more attractive than it is at the moment. Affiliate marketing is the process of you recommending products that you have used and found useful. You have an affiliate link, which is your private link to your commissions. When someone clicks on that link to purchase the product, and you get the commissions.

Beating the Coronavirus Map by Staying at Home

It’s a job you can do from home, and what is more, you can start now while you are at home. By the time the lock downs are lifted, you are way on your way to creating a profitable website.

The coronavirus, as frightening as it is, will be opening up vast new business opportunities. Any crisis will create opportunities for innovation and invention. One of the reasons it does this is because it removes existing boundaries. It blurs the edges. It makes people see things differently.

In a business sense, this is what happened to Ford, the motor company in 2008. For decades the Ford Motor Company had been hampered by internal politics and family disputes. Suddenly those were swept away in the recession, and the family pulled together and effectively said the company.

What may changes on a personal level is this?

You tended to stay in your comfort zone because not wanting to state the obvious, that’s where you’re most comfortable. There is no pain; there is no challenge there is just comfort. The problem with your comfort zone is that you don’t grow, and you don’t try to break out of it. In business, this is called the risk/reward ratio. In most people, the fear of failure usually stops you from going forward. When you are frightened of failure, you can’t risk making the change and just seeing what happens.

This fear is something that may have held you back for years. Or you may just be thinking now of changing your life.

Most companies thrive on the risk/reward spread because they reward success; they give bonuses when people succeed. They don’t pay a bonus to people when they have tried and failed. Even though most entrepreneurs have tried and failed many times over, in fact, I would go as far as to say that this is a necessary part of the learning curve.

As the Coronavirus map spreads, the dynamics of the situation has definitely changed. Many of you will feel that the danger now for you going forward is actually doing nothing. If you do nothing, you will not protect your jobs, and you will not be able to provide for your family necessarily. You might conclude that you have nothing to lose and everything to gain.

Problems don’t resolve themselves; you have to work towards a solution. This working for an answer is no different if you are starting to think about working from home. The easiest way to make money from home and the cheapest way is to become an Internet marketing affiliate. You don’t have to worry about product lines. You don’t have to carry stock, and you don’t have to worry about distribution.

The only requirement is that you choose a group of people you want to talk to. This group of people who are also people who want to buy stuff is called a niche. You build a website, and if you are smart, you join Wealthy Affiliates. Even as a free starter member, you get enough free lessons to create your own site.

The idea is that you recommend products for a commission. These commissions range from 4% on Amazon to 70 or 80%. Would you believe there are some products on ClickBank that have 100% sales page conversion? Yes, you have read that right; it means that for every hundred people, click on that product review will purchase. How easy is that to promote. How easy do you think it would be to promote a product where a hundred percent of the people will buy.

Granted, the conversion rate is not usually that high, but you can hope for a conversion rate of 8% – 12% or higher. A conversion rate is the number of people who convert to be purchasers. So if 100 people click on an offer and 12 people, then go on to purchase it. This means it has a 12% conversion rate.

Maybe you would just like to take advantage of having more time on your hand, and you want to try Internet Marketing part-time. Now is the perfect time to start becoming an entrepreneur and take control of your own future. Join Wealthy affiliates today and become part of one of the most helpful communities of Internet marketers. Come on down and make your dreams come true.

People just like you have succeeded before. People who have no experience at all in being in control of their financial destiny. Times like this call for a leap of faith

 

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