How to write affiliate posts that make money for a blogger?
The answer is simple.
To create a solid income from affiliate links, you need to write a post that will do well on a search engine.
Yup, writing and adding links have never made money for anyone. Writing a blog post that helps someone somewhere will make money.
Now, how to write an affiliate post that resonates with your target audience and makes money for you?
The formula for writing affiliate posts is simple. You just need to be sure how to choose the right affiliate programs for your niche, use them to be acquainted and write a detailed post.
Let me share some awesome tips!
First, select an affiliate product
Instead of writing a blog post and then adding related links, let us reverse the process.
First, let us research what product people are looking for in a niche and which keywords they are using to search for it. Then let us pick up a popular product and evergreen and build content around it.
Go to Amazon and search a common keyword in your niche. Check what type of product comes on the first page?
Choose a similar product in your niche from other affiliate programs. Amazon pays less but if you are not affiliated to anything else, choose Amazon products.
Writing detailed posts
After selecting the product, it is time to write the post. Use the long tail keyword people are using to search for a particular product.
This step will help us to drive more traffic to the affiliate post from the search engines.
You can also create a video as video content is doing well nowadays. High traffic is not necessary for affiliate marketing but sending a considerable amount of traffic helps.
While writing posts which contain affiliate links, we should always remember that affiliate marketing runs on trust. People will buy through the links only if they trust us.
Writing a detailed post, giving all information always give the sense to the readers that you care.
Unbiased, genuine reviews always help readers to take the right decision. Detailed guides, easy tutorials which genuinely help people always results in more affiliate clicks and income.
Here are few tips on how to write affiliate posts for better SEO
After choosing the keywords, it is now time to know how to write the affiliate posts and make it search engine optimised.
- Add the long-tail keywords in your post several times. Put it in the introduction, the body of the posts and the conclusion.
- If your long-tail keywords have some variation, put it in the subheadings.
- Don’t forget to give attention to image optimisation. Add a persuasive, keyword-rich description to your image’s “alt text.”
- The text within your image’s Alt Text is what will display when someone shares your image on Pinterest. This step will help you to perform better on Pinterest.
- Add the keyword to the URL and meta description also for better performance.
- Now the question arises what type of blog posts you need to write which get more affiliate sales.
How to write affiliate posts for more affiliate sale?
There are certain styles of blog posts that will help you generate sales. These are:
- Tutorials and ultimate guides
- Review posts
- How-to posts
- List type post
Need an affiliate post template?
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I hope these tips would help you to write the affiliate posts that make money. Now, go and apply them quick!