Clickbank is one of the largest and most popular marketplaces for digital products (ebooks and software).
It has the advantages of:
– having thousands of products under several categories, including
– all products are digital. This means that the product can be downloaded immediately rather than waiting for it to be shipped.
– signing up as an affiliate to any product within the Clickbank marketplace is extremely simple
Most Clickbank Affiliates Struggle
Despite these advantages, most Clickbank affiliates struggle to make a few hundred dollars per month. However, there is an elite few “super-affiliates” making well over $1,500.00/month.
These folks are using Clickbank to create and grow a successful online business with affiliate marketing.
How can you, as a new Clickbank affiliate, achieve this? The following is a summarized list of what would be required is the knowledge of how to:
1) The ability to find the most profitable products. With thousands of product available, you have to be able to sift through the crowd and find the products that:
(a) Pay good commission – at least $20.00
(b) Are in great demand – You can find out which products are in demand by doing thorough keyword research.
(c) Have a good sales page – try to promote products you have brought because that means that the sales letter was good enough to convince you to purchase.
2) Create your own affiliate websites (sending visitors straight to the merchant’s website through your affiliate link is a common but terrible mistake).
* One of the best kind of affiliate sites to create is a review site!
** When creating affiliate sites, think about ways to make your site unique
3) Create landing pages with an opt-in mechanism that allows you to capture the names and addresses of visitors.
This is very effective. When you capture your visitor’s information, you can follow up with them, which has been proven to increase your conversion ratio.
4) Once you have captured the names of your visitors and have built a substantial subscriber list, you have to how to convert them into buyers… and even better… long term customers.
5) Get FREE *targeted* traffic to your affiliate sites. Several strategies are free but are proven effective in getting quality traffic to your site.
(a) Writing articles and submitting them to article directories
(b) Posting at forums and online boards
(c) Using signature files in emails and forums
(d) Surf for traffic exchange sites
These are some of the techniques currently being used by a handful of Super Clickbank Affiliates. These are the techniques you need to learn to start seriously increasing your earnings online.