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A guide to affiliate marketing forums

Check out which are the top affiliate marketing forums on the net that has been running strong for years. Most importantly, why should you join them? What can you, as an aspiring affiliate, get out of it? Get the answers here in this article.

Top affiliate marketing forums

Here are the best affiliate marketing forums on the net: 1. Associateprograms.com 2. Affilorama.com (forum) Associateprograms.com This site is run by Alan Gardyne, one of the most respected affiliate marketers who has been earning a good living online since 1998. The forum has over 20,000 registered members and more than 100,000 articles posted. Affilorama.com This site is run by super affiliate Mark Ling since 2006, and is based in its New Zealand office with staff working from US, Asia and Australia. It has also claimed a number of awards from 2008 to 2010. The company started with Affilorama; a monthly subscription based training and community site for aspiring affiliates. This programme is now free, starting from 2008.

Why join affiliate marketing forums?

By joining an affiliate marketing forum, you get to access the following information for free: 1. How to get started 2. Making money on affiliate networks 3. Website building and hosting 4. Blogging for profit 5. How to promote your offers How to get started There is always a section for newbies and this is it. Feel free to ask newbie questions here. Making money on affiliate networks The spotlight here is on regular and CPA affiliate networks like ClickBank, Shareasale, Commission Junction and so on. Almost anyone can join a regular affiliate network; CPA networks are a little tougher to join. Website building and hosting In the past, affiliates tend to directly link their PPC ads to the merchant's product sales page. However, this isn't a long-term strategy and it doesn't work as well as if you linked to your own website first. This is why having your own website is a really good idea. It is also a good idea to get your own hosting account and domain name. This means that you will build your own sites. This section of the forum discusses all about it. Blogging for profit Blogging isn't strictly necessary but these days, it almost goes hand in hand with a website. Of course, it helps with the SEO (search engine optimisation). How to promote your offers This is the most essential aspect of being an affiliate. Furthermore, it runs from free marketing strategies to paid ones like article marketing, PPC advertising and so on.

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