Are you looking for a way to start generating some revenue from your podcast right away (even if you don’t have a product or service to sell yet?!)
There is a way you can do just that… Affiliate marketing.
In case you don’t know, affiliate marketing is when you share another companies product to your audience and if you sharing that product results in a sale…you get a commission.
While affiliate marketing is not the main business model my clients and I use, it does provide a nice little extra revenue stream, and can be a great way to start monetizing your podcast.
A word of caution… affiliate marketing can be (and often is) done horribly wrong. It’s not about spamming peoples inboxes or social media feeds with products. That will get you no where and just infuriate your audience members (or more accurately ex-audience members after you start promoting this way).
But done right, people will actually be extremely happy to buy through your affiliate link. The key… you need to add value first.
You need to conduct a review of the product or show people how to use it effectively in their business. By adding that value first you will help answer questions they might have or help them discover a way to take their business to the next level.
I have thought about creating a quick video explaining how to properly use affiliates within a podcast but then I saw this and I knew you’d love it…
Recently, the conversion experts at LeadPages created a phenomenal 11-video course.
In this step-by-step Affiliate Marketing course, LeadPages’ Marketing Educator, Bob Jenkins, is revealing how he added 30% more revenue to his own coaching and training business (prior to joining the LeadPages team) and how you can do the same.
In fact, Bob packed the best affiliate marketing strategies that he has learned over the past decade into this easy-to-digest 80 minute course. (Go check out this course right now.)
This program is perfect for anyone who is selling their own products and services and wants to supplement their income while giving their customers additional value. If you’re at this point, I highly recommend this course.
The fascinating part? You don’t have to pay anything to get it: LeadPages is giving away this entire course.
I want to give you this course so you can start using all these affiliate marketing strategies to grow your business in 2015 and beyond.
Inside this 11-video course, you’ll discover. . .
Everything You Need to Know to Create Your Own Successful Affiliate Marketing System: You’ll get simple, step-by-step instructions to generate 30% more income, including everything from how to select products that will enhance your brand to several promotion strategies you can implement in just 5 minutes.
A Behind the Scenes Look at what LeadPages affiliates are doing right now to boost their own bottom lines: You’ll get an insider’s view of what LeadPages’ own affiliates are doing right now to promote LeadPages and get 30% recurring commission on every customer they bring into the LeadPages system, for the lifetime of that customer. Use these same strategies to recommend your favorite resources and tools.
All the Tools You Must Have to Jump Start Your Own Affiliate Marketing: LeadPages is giving you ready-made landing pages, resource guide templates and a profit tracking dashboard custom-made for this system so can launch your own affiliate marketing right away.
Along with the 11 videos and the tools mentioned above, this course includes a mindmap, checklist, MP3s, slides, transcripts and more.
Again, I’m giving this to you so you can reap the benefits of affiliate marketing and grow your business, fast. And it won’t cost you a penny.
I personally use Leadpages (I joined at the VERY beginning and am on their highest level plan) and I also buy an account for each of my podcasting clients (the SMS opt-in is AMAZING…more on that soon).
Yes, the links in this email are affiliate links for Leadpages (should you choose to become a member) HOWEVER, the strategies laid out in this course are rock solid, I’ve already watched it twice, and you can implement them without ever using Leadpages.
Check it out, let me know what you think, and let me know if you would like a more podcast specific video in the future.
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