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Tutorial - From Clickbank Newbie to Superstar in One Article!
[box color="purple-vibrant" type="square" icon="help"]TUTORIAL - From Clickbank Newbie to Clickbank Superstar![/box] It's Wednesday and that means its Tutorial Day! Well it is as of today - Im sure you read about the publishing changes right? Anyway.... Wednesdays will now be the day of the week where I pick a topic and lay it out for you to see ;) I asked for suggestions and one of my wonderful readers asked about Clickbank. I thought... great idea so here we are! I thought we would start off with Clickbank. Thanks to Jerry Pauls for the suggestion!affiliate marketing with clickbank As you may or may not know, Clickbank is a digital market place and affiliate platform. The short story is.....you can sell your own products or promote other peoples products as an affiliate and make commissions, but being that this is a tutorial - I want you to know the low down so here is some more in depth info for you..... Clickbank is one of the largest and most popular marketplaces for digital products (ebooks and software). It has the advantages of:
  • having thousands of products under several categories
  • all products are digital - this means that the product can be downloaded immediately rather than having to wait for it to be shipped.
  • signing up as an affiliate to any product within the Clickbank marketplace is extremely simple
Despite these advantages, many Clickbank affiliates struggle to make a few hundred dollars per month. However, there is an elite few "super-affiliates" that are making well over $100,00.00/month. These folks are using Clickbank to create and grow a successful online business with affiliate marketing. resultsSo how can you, as new Clickbank affiliate achieve this? For Success with Clickbank, you need a bit of know how...that's all! 1) You need the ability to find the most profitable products. With thousands of product available, you have to be able to sift through the crowd and find the products that:
  • Pay good commission - at least $20.00
  • Are in great demand - You can find out which products are in demand by doing thorough keyword research.
  • Have a good sales page - try to promote products that you have brought because that means that the sales letter was good enough to convince you to purchase.
2) Creating your own affiliate websites (sending visitors straight to the merchants website through your affiliate link is common, but a terrible mistake). Tips: * One of the best kinds of affiliate sites to create is a review site! ** When creating affiliate sites, think about ways to make your site unique 3) Create landing pages with an opt-in mechanisms. Doing this will allow you to capture the names and addresses of visitors. This is very effective. When you capture your visitors information, you can follow up with them, which has been proven to increase your conversion ratio. 4) Convert your leads into buyers. Once you have captured the names of your visitors and have built a substantial subscriber list, you have to how to convert them into buyers... and even better... long term customers. 5) Get FREE *targeted* traffic to your affiliate sites. There are a number of strategies which are free but are proven effective in getting quality traffic to your site. These include but are not limited to:
  • Writing articles and submitting them to article directories
  • Posting at forums and online boards
  • Using signature files in emails and forums
  • Surf for traffic exchange sites
These are some of the techniques you need to learn to start seriously increasing your earnings online. Pretty easy stuff right? Now you know what Clickbank is and some of the ways that you can benefit... its time to setup your account! If you dont have a clickbank account already - here is one of my 'mini-skill' videos to show you how, step by step.....  

Watch How To Setup A Clickbank Account

or if you would prefer to just listen to the audio then please click here

  Making Money Online with Affiliate Marketing. Clickbank is an ideal place to start if you want to make commissions from other peoples products. You will find one of the largest affiliate marketing programs in the industry. affiliate marketingFrom the Clickbank's home page, proceed to "Earn Commissions" and look for the products and services that perfectly fit you and your site. These products are typically ranked according to their popularity. Clickbank is one of the affiliate networks that serve as a 3rd party between the web merchants and the associated affiliates. It is responsible in providing the technology to deliver the merchant's offers and campaigns. The affiliate network also does the job of collecting commission fees from the merchant and giving it to the affiliates involved in the program. Clickbank provides you with a large and increasing network of publishers or affiliates to tap into. To be more specific, clickbank has more than 100,000 affiliates who are experts in finding potential customers for your affiliate program. For web merchants, joining CB is so easy. You just need to sign up on their site and allow them to sell your products. You also need to keep up a promotional web site that gives your potential customers detailed information about your offered product or services. In return, Clickbank will promote and sell your product, give customer service for your product, allow their affiliates to pass on traffic to your web site, enable you to encourage new affiliates to advertise your web site, furnish real-time sales reporting for you and the affiliates and send you and all affiliates a paycheck twice a month. If you're a Clickbank affiliate newbie, you won't find it hard to be a part of this network. First, you need to complete the Clickbank affiliate form and create your own account as shown above in the video. clickbank affiliate Then, if you already have a Clickbank username, you are free to choose whatever marketing tools you want to use bring in more clicks and generate more sales. After selecting marketing tools, you can now get your affiliate link and you will be off and away to selling other peoples products and making a nice commission ;) But I Want To Really Dominate on Clickbank.... If you've been looking for a way to create an instant internet business, gain a huge army of instant affiliates to sell your in demand hot products that you didn't even create... here's the lowdown..... There are plenty of ways you can clean up on Clickbank without even creating your own products! Clean up with ClickBank by buying resell rights!
  1. Purchase resale rights to an ebook or other products you want to promote
  2. Register a new domain name related to your products's name or content!
  3. Upload your sales page to your server and run your sale site! (tweak the authors pre-written sales copy)
  4. Create an inticing affiliate page complete with tools, to get people excited about promoting your product.
  5. Submit your affiliate pages to the "correct directories" and email any list you have letting them know about your affiliate opportunity.
  6. The Results = Money
Clean up with Clickbank by using Google Adwords!
  1. Searche Clickbank for appropriate products to promote that pay acceptable commissions.
  2. Log into your Google Adwords account and start researching keywords to promote products as affiliate.
  3. The secret is to choose the best converting keywords
  4. Start testing different ad copy for each campaign. Pick and promote the winner!
  5. Watch the sales roar in and keep a careful watch on advertising spend and profit earned per sale of each product.
  6. When you have successfully set up a winning campaign, move on to the next one and replicate the process again and again.
  7. The Results = Money
Clean up with ClickBank by using JV's!
  1. When you sell your product, build a relevant niche buyers opt-in list. Search the Clickbank market place and look for a product to promote that you feel is suited to the list.
  2. *Double Swap & Profit Method about to commence*, contact the owners of the products you have found in step 2.
Use this email template to send to potential JV partners.... The Clickbank JV Letter is VERY IMPORTANT. It's basic elements say: "Hi , I've found your product over at http://www.yourproductname.com and think I could sell quite a few units as an affiliate. I own a product at http://www.myproduct.com and wondered if you were open to discussing a mutually beneficial arrangement so that we can both sell more product and make more money?" You will be surprised by how many product owners are open to this kind of offer. It means you are making money as an affiliate AND receiving sales for your own product. Double the profit! The Results = Money Now Im not going to tell you that this was a breeze the first few times I did it but I did come across a great product that helped me swim through the muddy Clickbank approval process. Lot's of people get put off because there is actually a bit of work involved in listing your product for sale there - but check this out if you are planning to sell products on Clickbank - it will be a big help! Clickbank Super Affiliate - here you come! Being a Clickbank super affiliate is no minor achievement. It means you need to possess the ability to sell lots of affiliate products. You also need to have expertise in search engine optimization, email marketing, newsletter marketing, reciprocal linkage, link exchanges and other methods of promoting your merchant's goods and services. Among the secrets to become successful in affiliate marketing is to come up with a good content based website and put your affiliate links in all your content. Your main purpose here is to give your visitors good quality content about the things they are interested in. [box color="green-vibrant" type="square" icon="asterisk"]Affiliates...Set aside the job of selling - It must be done by the sales letter page you are transferring them to. Tweet It![/box] Promote multiple affiliate programs in your website but don't promote everything the world has to offer. Just choose the affiliate programs that fit your site and focus on it. Then, it is advisable to automate the whole process, giving you more time for other ventures. Yes, you've read it right! Automation is another key to become a super affiliate. Of course, you have to spend more time in reading, learning and taking up the changes in affiliate marketing business. Through this, you'll remain on top of the trends. If you are knowledgeable with online marketing, you'll understand how important it is to stay up-to-date. In this kind of business, what worked and what was accepted few months ago may not work at present. updateSo always see to it that you know what's new in affiliate marketing everyday. It's not hard to make money selling products at Clickbank however its a bit more of an effort to be a super affiliate! Bear in mind that in the affiliate marketing business, you need to develop persistence, patience and knowledge. These traits will teach you to carry on no matter how tough the job is. Also, a biggy to remember....check your statistics. This will help you find out what is working and what is not. Make necessary changes if needed but do it one at a time so you can see each change's results and impact and be patient. Phew! Being that we are at almost 2000 words for this article I will stop now before it becomes a book! Please leave any questions or comments below or write to me at the helpdesk. See you on Friday - Smile! :) Kym-Robinsons-Blog-Signature           join in the conversation by leaving a comment and if you liked todays post, how about sharing it with your friends? all the buttons are below for your convenience – thanks in advance!

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