The most successful affiliate marketing entrepreneurs usually know something about the niche that they operate in. If they don’t know something already, then they will do their research to widen their knowledge. Here are some ideas on what you can sell to make your online income. Remember, if you already have some knowledge on a particular area, start out with that and then widen your scope.
Online marketing. Funny enough, this is one of the biggest revenue earning areas for affiliate marketing. Sites like Clickbank offer the opportunity to promote eBooks on a range of marketing topics. Popular topics range from how to successfully create a video for YouTube promotion to mobile marketing secrets to information about search engine manipulation. There are so many people who are interested in making a dollar online that you won’t run out of people to market to.
Health products. This is another hot spot in the world of affiliate marketing. People who are suffering with a complaint don’t always want to wait for a doctor’s appointment to come around, they want to solve their issue as fast as possible so will turn to the internet for answers.
Education. Dog training, early education and languages are included in this arena. Typical commissions range from $3.00 per sale up to $25. By being in the right place as the right time, you can catch the eye of the many who are looking to broaden their horizons and have a thirst for knowledge.
Business and investing. This area includes Forex investment systems and training on how to play the stock market for success. Along with the online marketing niche, investment has one of the biggest commission rates for the affiliate marketing salesperson. You can expect to receive anything between $20 and $70 per sale.
Whichever niche you elect to promote, you should aim to receive quality training in online marketing. Courses worth considering will include step by step training videos, support with product selection and guidance on how to be productive. The best courses will even provide you with websites to get a quick start, you will then be guided on how to optimise them for the search engines.
Affiliate marketing can bring a lot of profit for the committed and the determined. It’s work that can be done from home, but it’s essential to work to a schedule as you are likely to make more money. Even if you decide that it’s not for you, once you know how to do it, it’s something that you can fall back on to bring in a second income or you could even use it as a way to make money by showing other people how to do it.
Copyright (c) 2012 Andrew Holtom