Real Life Examples Of Successful Affiliate Website

Looking to create an Amazon affiliate website? Then you need to take a look at these examples of Amazon Affiliate websites. I’ve gathered a total of 12 websites for you to look at.

A lot of online marketers or people who want to start their own business online look to create an affiliate website. Amazon is usually their first choice.

Check out their themes and what they have in common. Any plugins you may need and what you should be looking for.

  1. TheSpruce.com

  2. Thewirecutter.com

  3. Thisiswhyimbroke.com

  4. Toptenreviews.com

  5. Gearpatrol.com

  6. MoneySavingExpert.com

  7. Outdoorgearlab.com

  8. BabyGearLab.com

  9. BestReviews.com

  10. 10Beasts.com

  11. RunnerClick.com

  12. RahulDigital.ORG

What Can You Learn From Amazon Affiliate Site Examples?

  • You need proper keyword research. A lot of the above sites have used structures like “Best [Product Name]” or “[Product Name] Review”. But also “Best [Product Category or Niche]”.
  • Make sure you do some in-depth research of your niche before venturing into it.
  • Many sites use a PBN to rank.
  • The “Google Sandbox” is usually around 6 months and you should be patient with your rankings. Remember to build quality links over quantity. 1-5 juice links are way more powerful than 100s of poor quality links. Remember that the Sandbox is not 100%, you can rank faster.
  • Make your affiliate links no-follow.
  • Use an SEO plugin for WordPress so you can do some proper on-page and on-site SEO. Website structure is highly important to rank a site and using a tool takes less effort.
  • Write high-quality content that is around at least 2,000+ words for the reviews. Point out benefits rather than features.
  • Use images and links to Amazon as often as possible, but don’t make it spammy. Remember site structure.
  • Use some sort of interactive Theme for best results.
  • A rank plugin (to give a 1-5 star ranking) can be very useful to create more interaction and build trust.
  • Remember; your reputation in the niche is on the line, don’t mess around with it.

Alternatives to Amazon Affiliates

If you don’t want to use Amazon Affiliates for whatever reason, there are some other reputable affiliate sites you can use on your sites. Here is a quick overview of some:

  1. ClickBank

  2. CJ Affiliate

  3. EBay Enterprise

  4. VigLink

  5. Itunes Affiliate

  6. ShareASale

  7. Rakuten Linkshare

  8. Affiliate Window

  9. Shopify

  10. Finair

Conclusion

We hope you’ve been inspired by these example Amazon affiliate websites. These websites were built carefully and gradually refined into the conversion machines they are today. Don’t be discouraged if your site doesn’t contain long-form articles like some of these sites.

You can find little improvements to make to your own Amazon affiliate website today – and then continue to improve your site until your traffic and conversion rates increase.

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Credit to : Rahuldigital.org

6 (Almost) Forgotten Platforms To Promote Your Blog Posts

When you think about promoting your blog posts the first thoughts usually go to the big social media platforms: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram. Many bloggers find success through Pinterest. And even LinkedIn has long been on the radar of business bloggers to share their content with their friends and contacts.

Email marketing has been discovered as one of the highest converting traffic sources.

Search engines are still often seen as the holy grail of blog traffic.

And even advertising has found its place into blog and traffic generation, whether it be on social media platforms like Facebook or Instagram or search engines like google

But there are a lot more platforms that can work wonders for your traffic. Some of them are niche platforms, some of them need a fairly good understanding of their processes and best practices, or you will not achieve much but be banned instead.

Still, these platforms can well be the key to unlocking your blog’s growth when you are stuck.

Here are 6 platforms you should consider to promote blog posts.

1. Quora

Quora offers you multiple options to promote blog posts. You can use the publishing option of the platform to syndicate your content – or you can use the central question-and-answer part of Quora to help other people with your answer, promote yourself as a knowledgeable person and mention a blog post in your answer as a more in-depth source of information.

Be careful to not come across over-promoting. Your answer needs to be relevant – then, if the question is popular and your answer gets some upvotes, Quora can be an awesome source for targeted traffic to your post.

2. Bloglovin

Bloglovin is a platform where you don’t follow people, you follow blogs. Bloglovin allows you to organize your favorite blogs and organize them. This way you get informed if a new blog post has been published by one of the blogs you follow. And you can follow all your favorite blogs in one place – and discover new blogs by topic.

Being on Bloglovin and offering a follow option on your blog to build a following on Bloglovin can help you grow traffic – from Bloglovin. Bloglovin is a community and networking and interacting with other bloggers from Bloglovin can help you get more widely known.

3. StumbleUpon

StumbleUpon is a content discovery platform. People virtually stumble across content from the niches they follow. You can build a following on StumbleUpon, which will help you to get the content you share on StumbleUpon in front of a crowd. How large the crowd that stumbles across your content depends on the reactions of people to your content. If they like your content, StumbleUpon will show it to more people.

There are articles on StumbleUpon that have thousands of likes – or even 10th of thousands. And they will get ongoing traffic according to the likes they receive.

StumbleUpon has huge power to drive significant amounts of traffic. However, this traffic is not very targeted and hard to convert. Often traffic from StumbleUpon is good for statistics, but not that good in terms of conversions.

4. Flipboard

Flipboard is another tool where you can follow your favorite blogs. But you also create a topic based kind of magazine from these blogs – and this might get others to follow it. Choose a name for your magazine that clearly states what it is about.

Now you can add your own blog posts to your magazine – and attract traffic back to your blog from Flipboard.

5. Slideshare

To utilize Slideshare you obviously need to invest some time into creating a presentation. But once you have your slides ready, Slideshare can well prove a highly converting source of traffic.

People can discover your Slideshare presentation not only through the traffic you send to it, but you can also earn traffic directly from Slideshare, or even from Google via your presentation to your blog post.

ImageSoure: TrafficGenerationCafe

To get traffic from Slideshare you need to figure out not only how to attract an audience to your slides but also how to strategically place links in your slides so that people will click back to your blog post.

6. Reddit

Reddit – the front door of the internet – is a social news aggregation site that has the power to drive huge amounts of traffic. But it still flys slightly below the radar of marketers, because you have to invest time into building your credibility on the platform before you can utilize its power. If you don’t invest the time and effort, you will be (shadow) banned. Often even in a way that you don’t even notice.

Image source: Screenshot from Reddit

Be active on Reddit, upvote, share and comment on other peoples submissions. Utilize the right subreddits, learn what works well with Reddit users – and you may be able to earn huge amounts of traffic.

Final words

I am sure that some of you are using more platforms that have tremendous power to boost your blog – but are not widely used. Most of these platforms need a special strategy to unleash the real power. Often you should not just go on the platform and start promoting your blog – often that is regarded as spam.

But if you invest the time and effort there is a huge power in these platforms – or even in some special features of well-known platforms, like Facebook groups for bloggers or Twitter chats.

Let us know, what secret platforms are you using to promote your blog?

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