First things first. To become a successful affiliate, you need a successful website. A successful website must have three essential components: easy navigation, clear message and a lot of great content.
Everyone wants to become successful and earn money, so being an affiliate is the key to earn extra cash simply by advertising a product that you enjoy using. Hostinger offers you a way to earn up to 100% from your sales in commissions. Doesn’t matter if you’re new to the topic, we’re here to help you become successful in no time. That’s why we made a list of our best tips that we’ve gathered throughout the years.
1. Think like a visitor
Our first and essential tip for you to succeed is to think from the perspective of your website’s visitors. Anyone who comes to your website will have a better possibility to convert if you provide them with reasons why they should go ahead and buy Hostinger services. Giving reasons puts the potential buyer into a pre-sale mood, as it builds his interest and attracts him towards Hostinger products. What is the easiest way to do that? Well, this brings us to our second step: writing a review.
2. Write a genuine review
Posting adverts not only on your sidebar, but besides a review gives a better chance of users to convert. In order to write a good review that attracts people to the product, you don’t need to be a professional writer. It’s true! All you need to do is share your real experience, tell your visitors what you really like about the product, what makes it different among others, for example: you had some good experience with customer support or liked the easy-to-use interface? That’s your correct approach to writing a successful review. Your review doesn’t have to be long, as long as it tells your visitors why they should choose Hostinger.
3. Use your blog
If you don’t yet have a blog, let’s start from creating one, you can easily create a WordPress blog on shared web hosting (we also have a great base of tutorials if you need any help in the creation process and you’ll have better knowledge of the product that you’re advertising) or you can create your blog on a platform like blogger.com, absolutely free of charge. Now, that you’re all good to go – time to make your review. If you’re good at writing, we recommend you making a long blog post or several that are related to web hosting. All your posts don’t have to be about Hostinger, you have even better chance of succeeding if you write about things related to Hostinger, such topics include everything related to web hosting, creation of blogs or online stores, even tech tutorials on creating and developing websites.
4. Create great content
When working on your blog posts, concentrating on creating great and engaging content is the way to go. By writing your own genuine review and your webhosting related posts you should also bring focus to your keywords. SEO now is really important and having a well written article with targeted keywords will give a better possibility for new visitors to find your article via the search engines. Select several popular keywords related to webhosting and Hostinger and create content that nobody can beat.
5. Join forums and edit signature
By joining popular forums and making your contributions there to the community, you get a great chance of more people to see your affiliate link, as all you need to do is go to your account and simply edit the ‘signature’. You can turn the signature to your own affiliate link or even better – a link to your review or blog post about Hostinger. This way, by people being constantly exposed to your link and seeing your valuable suggestions on the forum, you’ll not only can get more traffic to your website, but also more conversions that will generate you greater commissions.
Creating a newsletter is always a good idea if you already have subscribers. There are two main options that are the best for you to use:
1. Write a newsletter to your readers telling about our services and what you like about them and don’t forget to include your affiliate link in the email.
2. Write a newsletter where you include a story about our website and add your affiliate link or a link to a review on your blog, or, if you can, include both! *NOTE: we do not tolerate any spamming activities.
7. Video Reviews
If you have YouTube, Vimeo or any other video channel, you can create a video about Sayoho web hosting services and your personal experience while using them, It’s similar to writing a review only it’s in another format. You don’t need a professional video camera to do that, you can make a video even by using your phone, as long as it’s engaging for your viewers. Non-professional videos are even more engaging for your viewers as they appear as more genuine ones.
8. Make your website mobile friendly
As smartphones are becoming almost like a substitute of a computer, people frequently visit your website from their mobiles. That’s why it’s important to have not only engaging content but also a mobile friendly version of your website. Not having this can cause you losing potential long-time clients as well as losing potential referred users that could earn you more commissions.
9. Get ahead of the trends
Affiliate marketers have the luxury to stay ahead of the trends and benefit from writing related content. Google Trends is an excellent tool for you to find any seasonal trending topics. Based on them, you’ll create content that is not outdated, related to web hosting topic and will help you get more visitors. Google Trends has a great category functionality that will serve the purpose of finding trendy topics related to a specific industry.
10. Don’t be afraid to experiment
Last, but one of the most important tips for you-don’t be afraid to experiment. Each site is unique and has his own unique visitors. Try out different combos with different banner sizes and quantities and find the combination that works best for your website. Don’t be afraid to get creative: try different post topics, different layouts – the sky’s the limit!
——— MORE FOCUS ——-
As being an affiliate is one of the best ways to earn passive income, people often get a bit carried away and goes with too many and too different affiliate programs. Doing this causes you to lose focus and makes damage to the revenue you could actually earn by staying focused on one topic and keeping everything relevant to it. Here are some tips for you to keep you stay focused and succeed in the affiliate market.
1. Choosing a niche
The term niche is defined as a small portfolio of the entire market that you wish to target. To put it in other words-describing your potential market. For example, as you’re an affiliate marketer for web hosting, your target niche could be described as “people aged from 18 to 30 who are in need of having a website”, or “small business owners who need to establish their online presence”. When you know who your target market is, then you know how to properly promote your products, by finding out their needs and giving them a product that fulfills those needs.
2. Stay extremely focused
Once you have your target market described, don’t get carried away. Find out the needs and provide them solutions. Internet is extremely wide with hundreds of opportunities that can get you carried away. Don’t fall for that. Focus. Provide great content that fulfills your clients’ needs and you’ll become a successful affiliate in no time.
3. Choose content wisely
When you choose promoting web hosting products and have already defined your niche, whether it’s developers, web designers, business owners – stay focused on topics that are useful to them. For example, if you chose to target people who are just making their first steps to the internet, provide them quality tutorials and blog posts on how to create a website and how to develop it, how integrate social media to it in order to establish their online presence and, in addition, offer them the most important thing that is necessary for each beginner-web hosting services for a price that doesn’t bite. Yes, you’re right, that’s where Hostinger steps in the picture. Because this way you have a lot more chance in succeeding than by promoting web hosting to people who are, for example, searching online for toys, or food supplements, etc.
4. Develop a strategy for your content
Yes, to be successful, you have to have a strategy for you content and how you will develop it. Here everything is important, the layout, the pictures, the words – as it represents the communication that you’re trying to establish. Content is the key to success, so it is important to wisely choose your targeted keywords, tags, so that the targeted people would actually find your content, read it, find it useful and of course, see your suggested products. That is the way to build trust of your website, become popular and get followers and subscribers.
Getting people to subscribe to your website, gives you the second step in promoting your website – email lists. By developing a list of emails, you can start promoting your content through newsletters. By doing this, you’ll reach your readers and will give them the updates on the content that is provided on your website, will engage to read them more and last but not least-great content is organically shared on social media and that attracts even more potential clients and subscribers to your website. Great content + wise promotion leads you to owning a successful and profitable website.
6. Consistency and persistency
Consistency and persistency work hand in hand when it comes to becoming a successful affiliate marketer. No one becomes successful overnight; affiliate marketing takes time but brings really profitable results if you do it right. So, don’t give up if you encounter any issues, stay consistent and work on your target market, work on quality, work on fulfilling their needs that’s your key to success.