Tired of finding ways to start affiliate marketing? We have gathered all the information you need to know before stepping into this billion-dollar industry. Many individuals in the country show interest in learning about affiliate marketing. However, the lack of information drags the process behind. We will go through all the steps to help our readers start affiliate marketing in Pakistan.
For those who ask the question if affiliate marketing is possible in Pakistan, the answer is yes! But before you begin, you may need to have complete knowledge of how it works. The term “Marketing” in the name clearly hints out one thing that affiliate programs are a form of digital marketing. For a clear understanding, we have gathered all the information you need to know about affiliate marketing in Pakistan.
How to start affiliate marketing in Pakistan?
Affiliate marketing is a marketing process used to promote branded products or services. Whenever a customer buys the product through an affiliate link, the affiliate marketer earns money. This money is the commission for selling the product. However, by selling we do not mean that you will have to be a sales rep. as an affiliate marketer, you will act as a remote source for the company to market their products at your convenience.
How is it better than a sales job?
The great thing about affiliate marketing is that you do not have to restrict yourself to a particular job or organization. You can promote as many products (and brands) as you like. The more products, the more will be your commission.
How does affiliate marketing in Pakistan work?
The process begins with the merchant. When you sign up with a particular brand for product promotion, the merchant gives you a unique affiliate link. This unique link carries an identity information piece called “cookie”. Each time a web visitor clicks on the link through your blog or website and make a purchase, the merchant will receive the information and your commission will be recorded.
Here are a few easy steps to make a start:
Choose a Specific Platform
To promote affiliate links, you will need to decide on a platform. The easiest way is to start with a blog or a website.
Select your Niche (for promotion)
Choose a product category and narrow it down to make it unique. For example, “Gaming” is a broad category. To make your affiliate marketing game effective, you may need to narrow it down to “PlayStation game reviews”. The more specific you are, the less competition you will have.
Choose Affiliate Programs
You can choose from three different types of affiliate programs:
- High-paying, low-volume affiliate programs – High commission but low search volumes
- Low-paying, high-volume affiliate programs – Low commission but high search volumes
- High-paying, high-volume affiliate programs – High commission with high search volumes
Create Engaging and Quality Content
Engaging and high-quality content sells itself. Create content that brings more and more web visitors to your blog or website.
Drive Web Traffic to your Blog or Website
Use internet marketing techniques like Search Engine Optimization (SEO) and Social Media Marketing (SMM) to increase traffic on your website.
Promote Affiliate Product Links
Don’t hesitate to promote your affiliate links by writing reviews, posting ads, and offering promotions. While you promote your product links, try to avoid spammy promotional techniques.