How to make money with your blog
Making real money with affiliate programs
If you have a blog or a website and you want to make money I have some info that can help you. I created my website over 10 years ago as a resource for plus size clothing, as my audience grew I added affiliate links to make an income. As a wife, mom to a special needs child, and caretaker for my elderly grandparent, I have a busy schedule, and the flexibility of running a blog has been great.
To make money you need the traffic to your blog. You can write a press release about your blog. If you need a profession freelancer to write a press release at an affordable price go to Fiverr. Once you have your press release go to 24-7 Press Release Newswire and it will get syndicated to news sites. I get most of my website visitors through the blog posts I've created. Once I create a blog post, I promote the link to the blog post through social media websites like Facebook, Pinterest, Twitter, Instagram, and Google+.
You can create blog posts using your affiliate links about your niche products, special promotions, sales, and offers. You can also use banners and add them to your sidebar and header of your blog. Use your blog to create a useful source of information for customers.
If you own an online store join an affiliate network. You get publishers like me to market your products to their audience for a commission when a sale is made. Merchants can recruit bloggers they desire to work with to target their ideal audience. Affiliate sales are a great way to market products in more places and make sales that otherwise wouldn't have been made. It's a win for both the blogger and the merchant.
Affiliate networks I use on my site
In a two-tier affiliate program, or a multi-tier program (two or more levels), the first tier of the commission is the same as in a regular affiliate program. The only difference is the additional tier(s), whereby marketers also earn a commission on sales generated by people they referred to the program for life.
A typical strucure looks like this
When you become a sub-affiliate it won't affect your commission, payment is direct from the merchant. To become a successful affiliate always promote the affiliate product, not the program. This is not a Multi-Level Marketing MLM or get rich quick scheme.
Two-Tier ProgramsHere are a few 2 tier programs that I made money from this site.
These are my affiliate links when you sign up or login in you will be my 2nd tier affiliate
Au Naturale (cosmetics) 10% commission
The U.S. Polo Assn. 5% commission per sale and Earn $25 for affiliate referral
Lacy Hint Lingerie: Earn 15% commission per sale and 5% two-tier commision on affiliates who are referred to us from your site
Angelique Lingerie: Earn 18% commission per sale and 2% two-tier commission
Henkaa Apparel: Earn 8% commision on sales and up to 12% commission for content placement
EdenFantasys (Adult Toy Store): Earn 20% commision on each sale