Making money is the aim of the game, but how exactly do affiliate websites promote their affiliate links and earn commissions?
There are lots of different tactics to make money online as an affiliate marketer, but generating passive income through an affiliate website is one of the most effective techniques.
What Is an Affiliate Website
An affiliate website promotes other people’s products and services. Instead of sourcing, storing, and selling products, an affiliate website attracts an audience of people interested in a particular topic or hobby, and showcases and recommends products that the audience will be interested in. Affiliate products can be both physical and digital, with merchants generally paying a higher commission on digital products and services. When somebody clicks on an affiliate link and completes a purchase, the affiliate is rewarded with a commission on the sale.
How to Identify Affiliate Websites
Affiliate marketing is a growing industry, with around 16% of all e-commerce sales in the U.S. generated through affiliate marketing. Despite it being responsible for billions of dollars worth of purchases per year, affiliate marketing can be quite hard to spot if you don’t know what you are looking for. There’s a good…