While you are doing your affiliate marketing business, it is very common and normal to make mistakes. But you definitely do not want to keep on making mistakes that will hinders will progress as you will be wasting your most valuable asset which is time. This article will reveals the 3 mistakes that you should avoid making them.
The 1st mistake is sending traffic directly to the affiliate link. This is a very common mistake as most of the affiliates will only think of sending traffic to the affiliate link and hoping that the customers will purchase the product so that they earn the commissions. You should instead build a simple squeeze page and send the traffic to your squeeze page. You will only direct the customer to your affiliate link after they have joined your list.
The 2nd mistake is not cloaking the affiliate link. If you do not cloak your affiliate link, it will be very easy for people to replace the ID in your affiliate link with their own ID. When that happens, you will not earn the commissions because your ID is not being tracked of the sales. The 2nd reason is people will be less incline to click on the affiliate link when they know that you will be paid commissions if they purchase the product through the link. Thus, do not make the mistake of not cloaking your affiliate link.
The 3rd mistake is not doing preselling of the affiliate products. It is important to know that as a affiliate marketer, your role is to presell the affiliate products as the selling of the product should be done by the merchant when you lead the customer to the merchant's page. Your main goal is to gives them the reasons on why they should click on your affiliate link.
These are the 3 most common mistakes that affiliates make and you should avoid making them. Once you know the mistakes that people have make before, you will be saving a lot of time as you do not have to go through the mistakes. These will definitely propels you nearer to your online marketing success.
Zack Lim is an up and coming affiliate marketer who owns http://www.MyAffiliateMarketingOnline.com providing information on Affiliate Marketing. To get Free “7 Days to Affiliate Marketing" course, go to http://www.MyAffiliateMarketingOnline.com