It’s obvious that on social media and on your website, your profile should be fully decked out. You have all the information front ‘n’ center for the biggest, brightest and best brands to be able to reach out and get what they need to work with you. Your profile in the affiliate networks should get
I recently read a post by a blogger who was writing about online hate (such a real thing), and in her comment section she got some hate — but not the kind she was originally addressing. She was getting torn down for her use of affiliate links. And it got kind of dark. Like, what?
Look, I totally see the value of personally experiencing a merchant’s product so you can speak to it in the most natural way. But there’s a process — and more importantly a relationship — that needs to be recognized and respected. You know how we get all pissy about those pitches that ask us to promote their company or product without any sort of compensation? It’s kind of like that.
It’s important to keep your affiliates in the loop, regardless if the news is good or bad. But especially if it’s bad.
How the hell do you even get started in affiliate marketing?
Let’s get back to the basics, kids, and start from there.
First thing’s first: You’ll need to join some networks.