Wednesday, January 02, 2019

4 Tips to Convert Blog Traffic into Affiliate Sales

What You Need to Know About Affiliate Marketing

Every affiliate marketer wants enough traffic to sell their own products. However, the truth is having lots of traffic doesn't always translate to lots of affiliate sales.

What you need are customers interested in buying the products you sell, there's something wrong somewhere if you have traffic, but no sales.

Find below four important tips to help you get the most conversions from your current affiliate links:

1. Find the Right Kind of Customer

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

Taking care in the way you target your blog posts and articles, and choosing specific keywords to draw in your audience.

2. You Need to Connect With Your Audience and Sell Your Ideas

This is the hard part, being able to communicate and get your message across to your audience 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 reevaluate your content and discover where you're going wrong.

Maybe you need to be more personable, and not so serious, include stories about you're life a bit more, in your blog posts.  By communicating more effectively you can connect with the audience on a more personal level, and earn their trust, and in time they'll start buying your products.

3. Make Your Website User Friendly

Create an easy-to-use experience for users, making it easier to 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

4. 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 to maximise on your sales conversions.