Affiliate Marketing Network Program – Tips on Getting Accepted to an Affiliate Network

To make the most money, and to provide value to your site visitors, you want to partner with the best affiliate marketing networks. Unfortunately, it can be difficult to get accepted into some of them. Here are three tips on getting accepted to an affiliate marketing network.

Start by having a professional looking website. Have at least ten pages of content along with an about page and a privacy policy. To increase your chances, you might want to keep it free of all advertisements while you apply to affiliate marketing networks. At the very least, make sure there are no popups or flashing banner ads.

Use an email from your domain. Instead of using Gmail or another free email provider, take the time to make and use an email from the domain you are applying from. This shows that you are a serious marketer and proves that you own the domain that you put on the application.

Finally, consider picking up the phone and calling the affiliate marketing network. You can do this after you apply, or just use it in case of rejections. By calling, they know that you are an active marketer who is planning on taking the time to sell their products. Be professional while on the phone and don’t be pushy. Give details about how you are going to promote them and ask for tips on getting accepted into their network. While this phone call isn’t guaranteed to change their mind, it does make you stand out above all the other applications.

Doing these three things, along with fully answering the application, will ensure that you are accepted to some of the best affiliate marketing networks.

Strategic Marketing Using Digital Channels The Right Way

If you are looking to implement marketing from a strategic perspective in your company or business endeavour by making use of digital channels then it may well serve you to seek out some advice first. That’s some of what we set out to do here as we look to highlight some of the ins and outs of executing marketing in the digital age. There is more to digital marketing that ordinarily meets the eye as found in our consulting, devising and executing search engine and social media marketing campaigns.

When a company is looking to [via its marketing personnel or use of third party agencies] market its products and services use the available digital marketing channels such as…

  • Video Marketing
  • Email Marketing
  • Search Engine Marketing
  • Podcasting
  • Blogging
  • Social Media Marketing
  • Micro Blogging

… all of the activities will need to be carried out via specific digital marketing channels with a view to getting engagement from chosen target market sector clients.

As an example of the statement made above; the decision could be made to use the social media marketing and to connect with clients using an associated advertising platform through which to serve up ads. Going through the process of crafting and executing specific ads necessitates that one understands who the target audience is that the business is concerned with so that time is not wasted running ads that will be ultimately shown up to people that are not interested in the related products or services that the company has to offer. Going through the targeting process will determine where one’s audience ‘hangs out’ so that when the message is seen it is relatively easier to consume [or be interacted with].

When running ads within the social media marketing channel alongside that of publishing engaging and compelling content, connect, following and republishing others content. It is important to make sure that the ads are in fact related to target clients likes, interests and aspirations as this will affect click through rate, engagement and other factors that lead to the actual cost of running the ad itself.

The content aspect of digital marketing is indeed a critical and foundational one as one piece of content can effectively be repurposed for use in various formats and on differing platforms and digital marketing channels. E.g. a well written article can be used as a blog post, then used as the basis for a podcast, this same piece of content can be developed into a video and then used to create multiple micro blogging content pieces. Each piece of content should be used within planned digital marketing channels in order to deliver the marketing message through to the intended market segments.

With the world in which we live in becoming increasingly technology enabled; this is continuing to open up opportunities for marketers and business owners to present their message to clients found the world over. However it is important to execute correctly and to start with the right messages, next the most appropriate digital marketing channel [some of which are listed above] are used in order to put the marketing message in front of the right audience. In other words a targeted approach should used as opposed to a shotgun spray and hope approach.

At the end of the day digital marketing is still a subset of marketing and it itself has its own set of sub digital marketing channels. The strategic digital marketing approach is strongly recommended as when adhered to and the results start coming in, one will understand why it’s important to continue to adopt this approach to business promotion.