As stated from the beginning, this article is only for those who make money online as themselves as publisher, so I just point out the benefits that affiliate marketing gives the publisher.
The first and most important benefit is that affiliate marketing can help you make money without the effort to create products or have your own product. There are dozens of thousands of available networks available for you to choose from.
The second benefit is the ability to make money with affiliate marketing is extremely high. In the United States or other English-speaking countries, there are many people earning more than $ 100k per month. Some affiliate blogger millionaire followers like Pat Flyn, Harsh Agrawal, Chris Lee, … and a lot of other individuals.
There are many different ways to make money with Affiliate, depending on the field, each product. However, I will say the first four steps to make money with affiliate as follows:
Identify promotional products
There are now many different affiliate networks, popular & famous such as:
Physical Products: Amazon Associates, CJ, Shareasale, Linkshare, …
Product number: Clickbank, Jvzoo, WarriorPlus, …
CPA Network: Peerfly, MaxBounty, CPALead, …
Analyze & plan promotions
This must be an important step that your base is only sketchy. You notice that you sell products to others, but you have to see it as your product, help you make money, so you have to carefully analyze the following;
Products with high or low commission
The product will sell to whom, what their needs
Draw the customer portrait (avatar), buyer journey (buyer journey).
Product is good or not, there are many users do not
Affiliate competition is high
The main way to earn customers
If you are a website and SEO, you have to choose keywords. If you run ads, then towards which object, ..
How to build a website?
From what you analyze, you will have a specific direction and conduct the promotion in the direction of the line. For example, low commission physical products can not run ads with Google Adwords or Facebook Ads, it is best to choose the direction of budget savings as SEO (search engine)