As with any business, the first weeks or months are always the most difficult and do not have the large return on investment compared to the long term. This seems to cripple most entrepreneurs before they can even get going. Unfortunately, online marketing takes time to build up and start earning substantial income.
It is imperative that you have patience in using a tell a friend script. If your chosen media doesn’t get the mileage that is expected of it, it may take some time before it gets spread or shared. But surely many people will see your ads and there is great probability that they will visit your site increasing your traffic flow.
To get started though, I’d stick with the free stuff. After all, you can target some very good prospects this way, and, at no cost. People on the internet searching for things, usually have a reason for their searches. They are looking to have a specific need met. A very important key factor for gaining success with niche affiliate marketing is being relevant to what people are searching for. It’s simple really. People will take off to another site, if the information on your pages are not relevant to what it was they were searching for.
Analyze and maintain your site. You site is your money making engine. The more people visit your site, the more money you can make. So you need to have a site that sells.
If you have been careful to follow the keyword advice above and chosen well, you can use PPC to build traffic while you continue building links. But links are vital to your long term marketing strategy, so don’t ignore them.
Usually this is a difficult item to define but it becomes a bit easier because we now have a set of keywords to work from. The keyword helps us focus on what is important to the customer. Try to define those things that make the product attractive, exciting or necessary in the customers’ mind. Think of all the benefits they can derive by owning or using your product or service.
A keyword analysis and the wonderful keywords put into the content, title and tags to your website. This has to be done in a specific manner so it doesn’t seem like spam.