Wednesday, September 24, 2014
Creating A Platform For Your Affiliate Business
You can start out bigger and more professionally if you can afford to spend some money. In fact, the best thing to do is to start with your own domain name, something like http;//yourname.com, you can also use other extensions like .net, .org, .co.za and so on. Since you will be promoting products as an affiliate, it is good to start a blog with wordpress platform because it is easy to update and very friendly to search engine. Let me show you what to budget for this virtual office, you will need a domain name which will cost you about $15 a year, a web hosting account which will cost you about $7 per month. You can buy your domain name from any of the domain registrars on the net, the same goes for your web hosting space.
The reason why you need a blogging platform is that through it you can write articles, reports, reviews of your products to enlighten people about what you are selling. The more you write about your products, the more authoritative you become online. As you make research about each product and honestly write educative articles on them, you will become one of the experts in that niche and people will be able to buy the products you give credence to because they have come to trust you. One mistake many people make is that they start off their blogs with blatant advertisement and many readers may never come back when they perceive that your site is only interested in making money through advertisement. Start off your blogs with interesting articles, let your blog post speak about your personal experience, make it real, something that people can relate with. Don't worry if you are not given to writing, you can still create blogs on your chosen niche, you do this through sourcing free articles from the articles directories but the condition is that you must include the author's resource box in the post. if you do not want author's resource box included on your website then you have to hire people to write articles for you.