Monday, July 10, 2017

Four Steps to Converting Your Blog Traffic into Affiliate Sales

Every affiliate marketer wants more traffic to make more sales and sell more products. However, the real truth is having lots of traffic doesn't always translate to affiliate sales.

What you need are the customers most interested in the products you sell in order for your traffic to convert into paid customers.  There's something wrong if you have plenty of website traffic and no sales.

You can find below four important points to help you get the most conversions from your current affiliate links:

Step One

Find the Right Kind of Customer

Interested visitor's and visitor's just passing are two very different kinds of traffic, you need to target the group of people that want your products and affiliate links your promoting.

You need to be careful in the way you target your blog posts and articles.  You need to choose specific keywords to help target your audience and bring in highly targeted traffic.

Step Two

You Need to Connect More Effectively to Your Target Audience

This is the hard part, being able to communicate and get your message across to your audience and do it in such a way that they'll click on your links and buy your products.

If you're not attracting the right kind of visitor you need to evaluate your content and discover where it is that you're going wrong.

Maybe you need to be more personable, tell a story share your daily life more.  By communicating more effectively you can connect with the audience on a personal level, earning their trust and compelling them to buy your affiliate products.

Step Three

Make Your Website User Friendly

Create an experience for your website visitors, help them find what they're looking for.

Try out some of these useful tips:

Introduce a sense of urgency (encouraging visitor's to buy instantly)
Include elements of trust to build credibility
Make your call-to-action easily seen
Simple strategy to follow - AIDA (Attention, Interest, Desire, Action)
Create easy navigation
Give your pages a focal point with the products you're selling
Limit distractions.

Step Four

Record Results

Use your analytics to accurately measure your website traffic and clicks.  If you know where your website traffic is coming from it will help you understand your sales strategy and be able to maximise conversions.

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