HOW AFFILIATE MARKETING WORKS
Affiliate marketing is an advertising model in revenue sharing, paying commission fee incentives them to find ways to promote the company, predates affiliate marketing and the Internet. The translation of the revenue share principles to mainstream e-commerce the origination of the World Wide Web (WWW). Third-party publishers are affiliates. In the case of cost per click, the publisher is not concerned about whether a visitor is a member of the audience that the advertiser tries to attract and is able to convert because at this point the publisher has already earned his commission. This leaves the greater, and, in case of cost per click, the full risk and loss (if the visitor cannot be converted) to the advertiser.
The advertising company sets the terms of an affiliate marketing program. Early on, companies largely paid the cost per click (traffic) or cost per mile (impressions) on banner advertisements. A technology evolved, the focus turned to commissions on actual sales or qualified leads. The early affiliate marketing programs were vulnerable to fraud because clicks could be generated by software, as could impressions.
How affiliate marketing works in 4 simple steps:
You join an affiliate program.
You pick a product to promote. (You will get a unique affiliate link)
You share the link via Social media, Blog, YouTube videos, Facebook ads or any other form.
When someone makes a purchase, you earn a handsome affiliate commission.