Several years ago I stumbled into the world of affiliate marketing and it seemed like a sure-fire way to make money (especially as I didn’t have a product of my own).
My ‘fool-proof’ plan, was to find people interested in specific subjects and promote related affiliate products to them. Sounds simple enough, right?
Boy was I in for a shock! Selling other peoples products is a LOT more difficult than I expected… and very expensive!
I blew thousands on advertising and never sold a thing. Then I had an amazing idea that changed my life.
Up to this point I’d been doing exactly the same as every one else. I was sending out emails, placing adverts and paying for Adsense to try to convince people to buy something.
I decided to give people free ebooks. Each book included my affiliate links to related products. Every time a reader purchased a product I earned a commission.
The first book was about hypnosis. I included my affiliate link for a popular hypnosis course in the back and then just gave it away.
This was a genius move! Every person I gave the book to had the opportunity to purchase the course…. and LOTS of them did! I made $97 for every sale and…
You give away a free book. People read the book and want to find out more. They click on your affiliate links… and you get paid!
The more people that read your books, the more money you make. So it’s a good idea to allow your readers to pass them on. If each reader… Read more…