Affiliate marketing is a type of marketing where a business offers rewards and payments to affiliates that bring in customers. This type of marketing is often overlooked in favor of more common tactics such as search engine optimization or email marketing. However, affiliate marketing can be an effective tool in the hands of a marketer who knows how to design and implement a merchant affiliate program.
Today’s infographic provides details on the basics of online affiliate marketing in 10 easy steps. Starting with asking affiliates to sign up for the merchant affiliate program and ending with making affiliate payments for the sales referred, the infographic gives details on how you can go about creating your very own affiliate program.
Does your business have an affiliate program? If yes, what, in your experience, are the critical factors that decide the success of an affiliate program? Share your thoughts in the comments section.
Infographic courtesy of Sugarrae.