Assemble an affiliate program is a great way to start earning an income in the Internet without many of the hassles that come with running your own business.

But the problem is there are all the affiliate programs out there for you. This article will guide you to choose the most convenient and most profitable affiliate to you. I recommend you to follow this rule before choosing an affiliate program.

1. Find a high quality product or keep

Remember that any recommendations you make will reflect directly on you. If you recommend a great quality product, people you trusted and recommended it is always interested in future recommendations you make. If you recommend a bad quality product, and I guarantee he will probably hesitate to act on any offer that you recommend.

Do not get greedy. Recommend only products that you believe in truth.

2. Find a program that offers higher commissions.

I think it's perfectly reasonable that you expect to be paid 30% to 50% of the profits on each product sold. 5% to 10% is very low. You should look for companies that understand the value of the life course of new customers that you referred to and appreciate their efforts.

Simply assemble programs that demonstrate a similar level of respect for their members.

3. Make sure to have a conversion ratio of sales of the top

Make sure the affiliate program is turning a reasonable number of visitors into sales. If not, then its traffic management efforts to its Web site will be completely lost. A conversion ratio of 1% (1 out of every 100 visitors) is quite good, 2% + is better.

4. Be sure that he credited for each sales you make

You should find out what software is still a little to use the affiliate program you are interested in joining. You MUST find a program that uses the quality of the affiliate tracking software that is reliable and continues ALL (online, by phone, fax, mail orders, etc.), because there are a lot of online orders track of the companies only, it means you never get credit for anywhere from 5% - 10% of its sales affiliate!.

Make sure to have a conversion ratio of sales of the top and good tracking software.

5. Should allow you to access your real-time statistics for sales

What it means is that the affiliate program that you join should give you a special username and password you can use to access their own personal right of information in sales at its affiliate Web site. Many affiliate programs have done this, you do not have to worry about that, but encases it does not; you should reconsider to join them.

6. Find a program to teach you how to maximize your affiliate sales

A good affiliate program will provide you everything you need to be successful. Provide you with flags traffic-generation, text links, and templates letter of recommendation. Tell you what techniques work well under what circumstances.

Find an affiliate program that is similarly devoted to educating its members.

7. Make sure they are reputable.

We still feel that I must mention the importance of doing business with a reputable company. I know many people who have worked really hard, done a lot of sales for a company, but otherwise you have never paid or forced to wait months and months to get their money, I've been there too. If you have any concerns about a company you're considering doing business with, ask for references and do some checks on them before you join.

8. Be sure to read all contracts and agreements.

Before you join any affiliate program, just make sure you read all contracts and agreements very carefully. Very close attention to the exclusivity clauses in the agreement. Be careful that any affiliate agreement or contract you sign does not restrict you.

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  3. Andrew 25/4/09 7:12 PM  


    Thanks for your post. These 8 basic rules are very important in affiliate marketing.

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