With so many affiliate programs, it is difficult to choose the one that best suits your needs. Each has a different way to start and different commission rates.
Earning money with affiliate programs is one of the most popular ways to earn money online by blog and other website owners around the world due to its simplicity and high income potential.
It is a simple way to earn money online since it does not require us to have greater technical knowledge in programming or web design, create a product and, in some cases, not even have a website. It is only a matter of registering in one of these programs and start promoting the product that it provides us.
Affiliate programs have a high income potential mainly because we only need to get a user to visit the web page where the product is sold and buy it to earn a commission that often exceeds 50% of the sale.
Then, once we accumulate a certain amount of money (generally $100), every so often (generally, every month), the program will send us the accumulated money via check, bank transfer, Wester Union or PayPal.
It is difficult to establish how much you can earn with affiliate programs since it depends on several factors such as the product, the number of visits or subscribers that the blog or website has where it is promoted, and the commissions paid by the Program; but to take a reference there are several blogs that earn between $30,000 and $50,000 a month only with affiliate programs, although this only happens in the English-speaking market.
In the Spanish-speaking market, where there are fewer Internet users and fewer purchases through this medium, you are likely to only find blogs that earn between $4,000 and $5,000 per month.
Whatever the case, you should bear in mind that getting to earn these sums of money will only be possible if you have a blog or website with good traffic of visits or a good number of subscribers, which does not necessarily take enough time, but a lot of work and dedication.
Chinese Affiliate Programs
Today there is many affiliate programs in China, ranging from those that have various types of products such as the AliExpress and Gearbest programs, to those that have only one type of product, belonging to companies seeking people who help them promote their products in exchange for a commission.
To search for affiliate programs, it is only a matter of browsing the Internet a little; For example, to search for affiliate programs in general, you could put the phrase “Chinese affiliate programs” or “Chinese affiliate products” in your browser’s search bar.
And then, to choose an affiliate program, take into account factors such as the product or products it has (in case you are going to promote affiliate products on your blog or website, make sure they are related to the theme of the blog or website), the quality of these, the commissions it offers, the tools it provides (for example, banners, statistics, etc.), and the reputation it has.
Once you have chosen an affiliate program, the next step is to sign up for it.
To do this, being on their home page, click on the link that says: “affiliate program”, “create account” or something similar, and then follow the registration process, where, generally, they will simply ask you to fill out a form with some of your basic personal data such as your name, your physical address and your email.
In the event that the affiliate program where you have registered has several products, the next step is to choose the product that you are going to promote.
To do this, look for the products that the program has, and then choose the one you are going to promote taking into account factors such as its sales statistics, the commissions it offers, your personal tastes, and your knowledge about it.
The affiliate link is the link that allows us to direct a user (referred) to the product’s sale page, and to the program (due to a tracking code that the link has) to identify the person (affiliate) who is it sending, and thus know to whom you should pay the commission in case the referral buys the product.
It could be said that when promoting the product of an affiliate program, in reality what we are promoting is this affiliate link, since our main objective should be for users to click on it, and thus be directed to the sale page of the product and, if possible, buy it.
How to get your affiliate link will depend on the affiliate program, but generally, you only need to click on the product, click where it says “promote”, or go to a section where you can get it.
Once you have obtained your affiliate link, the next step is to promote the product.
There are several ways to promote an affiliate product, many of which do not require you to have a blog or website such as promoting it in article directories, through emails, in forums, and on social media; However, if you are looking to generate good income with affiliate programs, a requirement is that you have a blog or website with good traffic of visits or a good list of subscribers.
The following are the main ways that exist to promote the product of an affiliate program on a blog or website:
Through banners: consists of placing the banners provided by the affiliate program on the pages of our blog or website; for example, in the header or in the sidebar.
On a resources page: it consists of creating a page where we put resources that could be of help to our readers, where we would include the product or products that we are promoting, and whose link we would put in the navigation menu of our blog or website.
In an article or post: it consists of publishing an article or post where we talk about the product; for example, an article where we tell about our experience with the product, and at the end we make an invitation to try it that says something like: «Once you know my experience with the use of this product, I invite you to know a little more about him by clicking on the following link.
Through electronic bulletins: it consists of sending electronic bulletins or newsletters where we recommend the product; for example, an electronic newsletter where we mention the benefits of the product, and at the end we make an invitation to purchase it that says something like: Once you know the benefits of this product, I invite you to try it by clicking on the following link.
Recommended Chinese Affiliate Programs.
On this platform we can find all kinds of products, so many that it is impossible to count them, from collectible dolls to accessories for cars. Similarly, your program has widgets and add-ons that will help us refer to sales.
Another program that works very well and is from a Chinese affiliate is Gearbest.
Other Chinese companies that have affiliate programs.
Banggood, Tomtop, Geekbuying, Lightinthebox, Milanoo, DHgate. Deal Extreme.