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September 12, 2023

Affiliate Marketing 101 - What is Affiliate Marketing - A Free Virtual Event

You may have heard of affiliate marketing as a way to sell products online, but what is it really? In this article, we will answer this question and give you some tips on how to create a successful affiliate virtual event.

Affiliate marketing is a form of performance-based marketing that rewards content creators for the sales they generate for the companies they work with. It’s a great way for influencers to monetize their audiences and create a win-win situation for all involved. It’s a great alternative to creating and selling your own products, especially for beginners who want to try their hand at becoming entrepreneurs.

Essentially, an affiliate promotes products to their audience through different marketing channels like social media, blogs and YouTube videos, and if the consumers (or customers) click on their affiliated links and purchase the product, the affiliate receives a commission from the merchant for their promotional efforts. This type of marketing is very common amongst influencers who have a large following and can leverage their popularity to sell products and earn money.

The key to finding good affiliate products is understanding what your audience needs, desires and frustrations are. Once you know that, it’s much easier to recommend products that will be of benefit to them. For example, if you’re a blogger who writes about running with your dog, it makes sense to promote a product that will help your readers avoid injury such as a high-vis vest or knee pads.