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How to Start an Affiliate Marketing Business

How to Start an Affiliate Marketing Business
How to Start an Affiliate Marketing Business

What Is Affiliate Marketing?

Affiliate marketing is an advertisement mechanism in which a company affiliates with a third party to generate traffic toward company products or services and a third party gets a commission as an incentive. A third party could be the owner of a single source of the advertisement or multiple advertisement sources programs. Generally, an affiliate has a group of websites, social networks,s and emails to promote the products or services offered on the e-commerce platform. The affiliate does this by running text ads, managing links on websites, or sending emails to draw an audience’s attention to a sale service or product. Read on to know about 3 types of affiliate marketing.

  • Unattached Affiliate Marketing: This is the most uninvolved form of affiliate marketing in which the affiliate has no connection to the product or service which he is advertising and does not serve as an authority to make claims about its use.
  • Related Affiliate Marketing: This is an advertising mechanism in which the affiliate is involved in the promotion of products or services with his influence and expertise to generate traffic, and his level of authority makes him a trusted source. Though, he is not responsible for any claims about the use of the product or service.
  • Involved Affiliate Marketing: As the name sounds, related affiliate marketing involves the deeper connection between the affiliate and the product or service seller. Affiliates use the product itself or have a strong connection with users to know about product or service reviews to ensure trusted information. Because he’s providing trusted information he’s responsible for any claims about the use of the product or service.

Why Affiliate Marketing?

Affiliate Marketing is a passive income source, you just promote a product once and get a commission for a long time till the product is sold by the seller. Moreover, it does not require any office or commission shop, it can be managed only with a single laptop connected to the internet.

And 2nd best thing about Affiliate Marketing is that a job holder can do this as overtime to get good revenue.

“According to Business Insider, 15% of e-commerce revenue can be attributed to affiliate marketing.”

How to start affiliate marketing:

The internet and advanced technologies are making the affiliate marketing business easier to execute. Companies have improved their system to track and pay commissions to advertisers, and advertisers have a broad spectrum of advertisements.

Amazon affiliate program

Amazon’s affiliate marketing program is one of the world’s largest affiliate marketing programs.

Amazon affiliate program

Bloggers, publishers, and social networkers sign up to Amazon’s affiliate marketing program to share products and services on their websites or apps, and in return, receive a commission for the sales generated from their sites.

Amazon sets strict criteria for sites and apps that host their ads, sites have fresh and good content with no gambling and abused material. Approval is conditional on a thorough review by Amazon staff and fulfilling a qualified sales quota. Once an application is rejected, it will not be eligible for reassessment for the next 180 days. Amazon affiliate Rates are fixed based on product categories, however, affiliates can earn up to 10% commissions for qualified sales. As a bonus, Amazon offers special commissions on certain events. 3 easy steps to signup

1st step is to signup for the Amazon affiliate program. Email verification Manu wills popup

2nd step is filling up the profile page. (A website is required on the profile fill-up page)

3rd step shows your Amazon ID and asks for your payment and tax information

After completion of your signup, a dashboard page will appear, select your products in links or banner style, and start the affiliation program.

Daraz affiliate program

Daraz’s affiliate marketing program is the same as Amazon with flexible terms and conditions then Amazon.

Daraz affiliate program


Daraz affiliate marketing program is designed for Bloggers, publishers, and social networkers to earn more than 10% Commission on every sale generated by advertising Daraz products online.

1st is just Sign Up on the Daraz Affiliate program. Email verification Manu wills popup

2nd step is filling up the profile page.

3rd select your products and start earning money.

“You can withdraw your commission through a local bank transfer in Pakistan within 30 days”

eBay affiliate program

eBay’s affiliate marketing program pays Bloggers, publishers and social networkers for sharing the products outside of eBay Inc. Commissions are earned when a buyer purchases an item within 24 hours of clicking the eBay purchase link on the affiliate’s site. For auction bids, the commission is paid if the buyer wins the auction within 10 days of the bid.

eBay affiliate program


Commission Rates are based on sold product categories and the commission range is from 1%-4%. More than 550$ will not be paid on any one qualifying sale. Gift cards, items sold by charities, and special promotions are generally excluded from affiliate programs because of their low revenue stream. you can join eBay in easy steps.

  • Just join the affiliate program
  • No Website Needed
  • Find products related to your niche
  • Promote selected products to the target audience
  • Start earning a commission

Affiliate Marketing Tactics

Here we discuss a few tactics to get a better commission

1st always select your niche-related products from the e-commerce platform.

2nd always choose “Involved Affiliate Marketing” and share a trusted review about products.

3rd use blogging tricks to get good traffic to your blog.

“Social link building and SEO tricks can boost traffic at your blog”


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