Affiliate marketing and PPC (Pay Per Click) are the most commonly used methods of earning commission for webmasters, but which is the better market to play in? PPC is probably one of the most widely used within blogs and news magazine sites, however, where does affiliate marketing come in?
Usually when you hear of affiliate marketing, you hear that you only get paid for every successful referral made. Well…, the truth is, it’s true. Affiliate marketing relies dependably on how many complete sales/offers you make, and generally you get a faction or a percentage of the sales you made.
Making a sale through affiliate marketing is rewarding cash wise, however, the main objective is try to convince as many potentials buyers into purchasing a product with your affiliate link; thus having a precise landing page with a designated purpose is needed in order to generate sales for a successful affiliate marketing campaign because you are asking buyers to spend money from their own pockets. Although launching an affiliate campaign may be a time consumer, it can show tremendous results if you play the right cards. Affiliate marketing and PPC have their own method of earning commission, and generally, affiliate marketing is only mainly focused on the quality of the visitors, as to PPC, relies more on the quantity and the larger part of a visitor’s curiosity.
Pay Per Click
Pay per click is probably one of the most used methods of monetizing mainly because it is fast and ready to go on the spot. There is no need for a convincing sales page simply because it costs reader’s end, nothing. Pay per click is if you are a publisher, you get paid for every click that is made on a banner designated from a publisher’s account from Google Adsense, Bidvertiser, Chitika, or whatever, that is the method they are using to getting paid.
Which is better
PPC and affiliate marketing have their own gains. If you are a person who has a lot traffic and believe ads won’t really distort their site’s theme, go for PPC. If you are a person of interest in making commissions from low end targeted traffic, go for affiliate marketing. They each have their own differences, and as to which is the better market to play in, all solely depends on which side you are in the bargain. But overall, the performances of the campaigns remains solely on how much effort you put into promoting your project. And also, not to mention, mixtures of both markets can be nice too.
Which are you using?
Are you making money online? If so, which of these methods are you using?
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