Starting an Affiliate Income with shareasale.com
Be Your Own boss is Premium. Do yourself Articles from Orb52. The section brings you differently proven ways by which you can start your own small business and live a life of self-dependent. The main intention is to make people do what they love to do at the same time, earn a livelihood.
The first edition of Be Your Own Boss brings you the most proven method of earning, Affiliate Marketing.
What is Affiliate marketing?
Affiliate Marketing is the way by which the individual recommends the products to users. If users buy the product from the link of that promoting individual, the product company pays the promoter a commission for getting the deals.
It seems so simple, right — no hard work in creating, managing, or even the quality of the product. Just promote your links, and when a sale made from your affiliate link, you get a commission.
That looks so simple. But here comes the hard part. How are you going to promote the product and from where you find the promotion links.
Today we are going to teach you a simple step by step guide to starting an affiliate account from shareasale.com
Shareasale is an affiliate marketplace where different product are available for promoting and earning a commission. There many different products and services avilable from different cateories such as Automotive, SEO, Homecare and many more.
The owner of a service or a product lists their product in the shareasale website if it is open for affiliate networks.The owner lists they serive and also the qualifying criteria for users to promote the product and the comission criteria.
You have to apply for that affiliate network to start promoting it.Once you apply the owner will receive your details and he will analyse your details with his criteria. If the owner likes your profile, he will accept your application and then you can get the banners and links to promote the product and your get the commission as per owners comission criteria.
The below is he step by step guide to start creating affiliate links from Shareasale.
Step 1.First head over to shareasale.com Website and create an account. Just fill your username password and your country which are only the necessary details and you are good to go.
Step 2.After you Entered the basic details proceed to the second step which asks for yout primary website. Enter the primary website details to verify your identity and proceed to step 3
Step 3. Now enter your email address and click proceed to step 4.
Step 4.In this step enter the basi details about yourself like First name and address. once you are done proceed to step 5
After you have completed your application, move to your email inbox and check the email from shareasale and confirm your email address by clicking on the link in the email. After you confirm your email address, it takes almost 1 business day for your application to be reviewed and you will be communicated about the next steps via email.
After your application is reviewed and approved, you are good to go and login in the shareasale website and start applying for affiliate allowed products.
Head over to shareasale.com website and login with your credentials. After you are logged in you will be presented with the dashboard screen. Click on the merchants tab at the top and select search for Merchants.
You will have a sceen like the above. Now select the category you wanted to promote and go to different merchants and click on join program.
Once you click on join the program, you will be prompted with a window to agree to the terms and conditions and also extra details about yout promotion strategies as requested by the merchant.
Fill the necessary data and tick the agree to terms and conditions tab and click submit. Repeat this for all the merchants you are interested to promote.
One you submit your application by clicking join program, your application will go to the merchant for review and approval.
Different merchants have different approval criteria. Some are very liberal criteria and some have very strict criteria. Based on your profile, merchants whether accept or reject your application. If merchant approves your application, thenn your will get a mail that your application is approved and you get access to different links and banners provided by the merchant.
Now once merchants approves, go to links section and get different banners link and videos link and post them on all your promotion platforms.
Once any user clicks on those links, the user will be taken to the merchants website of that link. If the users makes a purchase before the cookie expires, ie generally around 30 days, then your get comission as per the comission criteris of merchant.
Wow! now you know how to start promoting products and start earning. So lets proceed to shareasale.com and create your account.