If you’re looking for information on getting more sales from the ClickBank Marketplace then, grab a chair & buckle down, because this article is perfect for your education.
Whether you’re a vendor or an affiliate with ClickBank the common goal should be the same – sales! If it’s not then, you shouldn’t be involved in this type of business.
ClickBank are the biggest supplier of digital products in the world & are constantly expanding due to a continuous stream of new vendor products arriving in the marketplace.
Buyers are becoming more savvy and there are many more alternative ways to receive your payment other than purchasing a physical product via shipping & handling or credit card purchase.
It’s estimated that in 2011, ecommerce sales will top $170 billion!
This billion dollar pie is going to be taken out of your hands by someone else, so it’s in your best interest to set up a game plan & strategy in place to capture a significant slice of this huge pie.
So What Is The ClickBank Marketplace?
The ClickBank marketplace is where all vendors & affiliates go to find a suitable product to promote & meet the demands of their customers.
You however, as an affiliate, go to ClickBank & pick a marketplace product to promote & sends traffic to the vendors website & subsequently to the sales page & eventually a sale is made & the affiliate receives a commission of the sale.
So you think your job as an affiliate is to get as many people to the vendor’s sales page? Well, you need to have a plan of action to achieve this. How?
Build a list, via an opt in form on your squeeze page or a blog. Twitter can be compulsory for your opt in form on your blog, where you offer a free report or e-course to entice people to join your list.
Once you have an approved squeeze page on your blog, you need to make sure the blog is being crawled by the search engines. The more the blog is crawled, the more the search engines will index your site & you will get more traffic, some of which will through to your merchants sales & sales pages.
Some of your blog visitors will buy your product, some will remain a customer for years & you can build a relationship with them, so some will buy your future products & you will repeat this process 10, 20 or 50 times in other niches, using this process.
Merchants love it because they don’t have to sell their own products, they only have to pay affiliates & a commission if the sale is made. So they only pay affiliates & nothing else, this saves them a lot of time & money.
Affiliates love it because they don’t have to sell their own product, they only have to pay the marketer & if the sale is made the affiliate earns a commission.
End result? You both win.
If you become involved in niche marketing, using the mass market principles that we have been discussing in this article, you will no doubt become hugely successful & make yourself some serious money. If you don’t know what niche marketing is then it is simply selling a wide range of products from one website to another, for the owner of the website, a percentage of each sale. Great stuff!
So, how do you find a good niche to market products in? Well, the trick is to go to Google’s AdWords Keyword Tool & type in the wide variety of keywords we want to use to find a niche.
This will bring up many results and you can mine them for money, using Google’s Search Based AdWords option. & you can also visit SitePoint.com & type in your niche, & they will tell you which websites have the most searches & pay the most for their keywords.
& also check out the advertising sites like AdBrite.comifiable & they make it simple for you to wholesalers thousands of different products from their inventory.
Finally, go to ClickBank.com & type in the name of your niche, & select & add products & they will give you a list of products, from which you can choose, from which you can make a commission.
A bit of a problem in the beginning is to choose the products wisely, as they are all different & there’s no way to know which are the best. It’s always a good idea to choose a 3-5 star rating, so you know they are good, but also take into consideration the gravity rating as well.
& remember even the worst products can still make you money &, even the products with the highest gravity can still make you money, so research hard & make a good decision.