The process of using websites to promote affiliate offers can be time-consuming. If you don’t have the time or resources for this, then this video is for you as I’ll show you other ways that affiliate marketers can use to promote their products without having a website.
In this blog post, we will discuss ten different strategies that you can use in order to sell affiliate products without a website.
What Do You Need to Become an Affiliate Marketer?
Before talking about how to do affiliate marketing without a website, it is important to understand exactly what it takes to become a successful affiliate.
First, let’s talk about the main goal of being an affiliate marketer. Your main goal as an affiliate is to promote and sell products and services to the right audience and earn a commission.
For this, you need a good product to promote and good traffic sources.
To find offers to promote, you can either join an affiliate network or contact the owner directly.
There are plenty of options in the market, and you can easily get the right affiliate program to promote.
The next requirement is getting traffic to your affiliate offers.
1. Solo Ads.
When you don’t have a website, only Solo ads can be an option and one of the best ways to promote your offer.
Solo ads allow you to use other people’s email lists to target your audience.
Just make sure the owner of the email list has an audience similar to yours. This will make your message to blend, thereby leading to higher response.
2. Posting in communities and online forums.
The first thing you need to do is to find a suitable forum where people can be interested in your product.
For example, Reddit is a good choice because it should be easy to find the right subreddit based on your product.
If you find a forum with an active online community, be sure to read the instructions to see if ads are allowed.
Then all you have to do is to register and start posting.
3. Create a viral e-book.
This is very simple and easy to operate. All you have to do is create an e-book on an interesting topic that you are sure will gain momentum.
You can choose your topic through researching trending keywords, or you can figure out what your audience will be most interested in if you understand their pain point.
You can easily create an ebook using Google Docs or MS Word and render it in pdf format.
To promote your affiliate links, all you need to do is add the links within the ebook by recommending the product within the ebook.
If people read your book and like it, they will most likely click on the links.
4. The YouTube channel
YouTube is now the 2nd largest search engine after Google and the 1st video search engine. As such, many people are using it to promote their content and you can also use it to promote yours.
All you need is to shoot your video with your phone or camera, edit and upload.
If you are camera shy and don’t want your face to appear, you can use tools Humatar to create videos with a human face and voice. Check out Humatar from the link in the description of this video.
There are other tools like Vidnami that you can use to turn your articles into videos like I did with this video.
But the unique thing with Vidnami is that you can get a human-like person to say exactly what your want, all uiu need to do is type it.
To promote your affiliate links, you can add the product you recommended in your video in the description of your video as I did with mine in this video.
5. PPC Advertising.
If you want to get results quickly, then running PPC advertising is your best choice.
With Pay-per-click advertising model, you only pay each time a user clicks on your ad.
PPC advertising can quickly increase the return on investment, which is something you should definitely consider.
Both Facebook and Google PPC programs are great platforms for marketing your affiliate products.
However, they may not allow you to directly link to an affiliate program so you should research and find the one that will allow you to link to an affiliate product directly. Or you can create a simple and free landing page on Google Sites, Medium or Wix.
6. Use Content Publishing Platforms like Medium.
Medium is one of the most popular content publishing platforms. And you can use it to promote your affiliate offers as their Platforms allows it.
Anyone can easily create their own account and publish articles on their platform for free.
Medium has attracted more than 100 million readers and has some interesting tools to help you track your participation rate.
If your content is good, you can even grow your followers.
However, if you do use affiliate links in your content, you should always indicate to your readers that they are affiliate links as required by the US laws.
7. Harnessing the power of social media.
Social media can be a great tool for promoting your affiliate products.
Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter have developed rapidly in recent years, and new platforms have appeared from time to time.
If you don’t have a website and want to be successful in affiliate marketing, then you should definitely consider using social media to your advantage.
Not much needed-just create your account and page and start promoting yourself.
Instagram does not link directly to the post, but you can include the link in your bio.
On the other hand, Facebook allows the creation of groups and pages, and it also has many tools for tracking engagement.
8. Email Marketing
If you already have a good subscriber base, you should engage with email marketing.
A lot has been said and written about email marketing, and it is still one of the most important marketing today.
You can create your own mailing list and Start running your own email marketing campaign.
Then add affiliate links in the emails. That’s all it takes.
If you don’t already have a an email subscriber base, then it won’t be a bad idea to start building one.
To build your own email list, should register with an email marketing for Platform and create forms that you can share on social media, youtube or any other platform. Then, you can persuade people to subscribe by giving them access to freebies like e-books, free guides, or courses. This will definitely increase your subscription rate.
Affiliate marketing without a website may be difficult, but it can yield good results when you apply the strategies shared here.
You can apply at least 3 or all at the same time if possible.
It will be hard work, but the result will make it worthwhile.