Do you know the secret to making money with affiliate marketing?
Many smart affiliate marketers earn revenue by creating free
special reports (or ebooks) that discuss a specific topic. These
guides contain links to high-paying affiliate products. So
whenever someone reads a free ebook and purchases product from
an affiliate link, the marketer earns a sales commission.
But what if you don’t know how to find a topic for your free
If this is the case, here is a tutorial that will help you get
started with your free money-making ebook.
As you probably know, affiliate marketing is one of the best
ways to generate revenue from an Internet business.
Unfortunately, it is hard to get people to purchase from an
affiliate link. Many times, they go to your website and check
out your information. Then most of them leave without purchasing
products through an affiliate link.
The problem is you haven’t had time to explain to them the value
of the products you are recommending.
The solution is you can create a guide that discusses a hot
topic related to your product. In this report, you discuss the
topic and then provide a solution to the major problem that that
is experienced by your readers. Obviously the affiliate product
will be the solution to their problems.
So how do you write one of these special reports?
In truth, it is very easy to write a 5-15 page special report
that is in high demand by readers, while having a potential for
a high affiliate income.
The first step is to look for a topic.
One of the best ways to discover a good topic is to explore
forums that cater to your niche or product. Then read up on
topics that people have posted. Many people will post comments
on forums looking for answers to particular problems. All you
need to do is find a topic where you can easily create at least
five pages of content.
The next step is to find a related affiliate product.
Most of the time, somebody has already created a product that
provides a solution to the problem that people are having. All
you have to do is look for this product and become an affiliate.
The best part is most affiliate programs have marketing material
which you can use to help create your content.
After looking at the forum and support material, you can easily
create your special report.
In this free ebook, you will discuss the topic in general terms.
You will talk about the problem and ways they can find the
solution. Your content will focus on the pain they are
experiencing from this problem. Then mention the solution to
their problem which is your affiliate product. In your special
report, you want to provide useful information while gently
persuading the reader to check out your affiliate link.
The key is to talk about the benefits of using the product,
without being too pushy or salesy. Most affiliate products have
a sales page, so you can leave the convincing to the referral
site. As long as you do a good job pre-selling your readers on
that particular product, they will arrive at the site ready to
Free ebooks or special reports are a great way to earn long-term
affiliate income because they can be easily distributed and
provide quality value to the reader. As long as you focus on
creating good content for your reader, you will see your
affiliate revenue increase.