What is affiliate marketing?

Thursday, March 27th, 2014 Affiliate Marketing

Affiliate marketing is the process of directing potential customers to another website to make a purchase. For instance, I could write a blog post describing how good (or bad)  a product was, in a way of a review for Argos. I would then insert an affiliate link to the blog either as textual link or a on a call to action (CTA) graphic as a way to generate income.

Affiliate links?

Affiliate links are the bread and butter of earning commissions, you use them to direct a reader of your blog to a suppliers web page. During this process a small snippet of code is saved into their web browser, these are called cookies. The process of storing cookies from websites is very common but requires you to first ask permission to save them, onto a visitors PC, by law. The length of time a cookie will remain is dependent on your  agreement with your affiliate provide


Leave a Reply

Useful Information

The content written on this website is journalistic in its nature and does not constitute as financial advice. Use the information at your owk risk and always seek financial help from a qualified advisor. This site links to external websites, some of which are affiliate links. These links are a crucial source of revenue. I can't guarantee the content of third party sites, particularly links posted by users of this site.

Tell a friend

Please enter your friends email address in order to share them this link.