Affiliate marketing with social media is one of the fastest and most enjoyable ways to get started making money online.
When you find a quality affiliate product to promote you can sidestep the many hours of work involved in creating a compelling product and crafting a sales page that converts.
Simply send traffic to an offer as an affiliate and you get paid every time that traffic converts.
Although affiliate marketing is one of the easiest ways to get started if you just get an affiliate link and start hustling it around social media you will be missing out on plenty of sales, traffic, and good will with your audience that you could gain by taking a different approach and creating value first.
Facebook is trying to keep sales related posts out of the news feed so if you post an affiliate link directly to Facebook it will not preview properly.
Even on social media sites like Twitter you will get poor results if you don’t promote your affiliate link properly.
Here are 7 ideas to help you get more traffic from social media so you can create more value and make more money with affiliate marketing.