With the freedom gained by “Super Affiliate” status, the responsibilities are unbelievable. Let’s look at a day in the life of a super affiliate.
Time for breakfast. It is the most important meal of the day you know. That being taken care of, the computer is turned on for development updates on the network. After all, there may be new information this marketer needs, and of course statistics must be checked. It’s a new day after all.
On today’s agenda; new site design. This marketer knows how important a well-designed site is for increasing sign-ups from new visitors. Conversion rates can also be affected. This is a good thing, have to take care of it quickly.
Now it’s time to track down sales figures and note contact information. Phew, that one has the marketer tuckered out. It’s time to stroll to the kitchen for more coffee.
Ok, back to the office. WOW! New ads and banners just came out! The marketer can use them when he’s doing recommendations today. That’s a good way to stay visible, potentially ensuring more sales.
The marketer decides it’s time to hit those email messages from this morning’s visitors. Can’t keep them waiting too long. Quick, professional and friendly does just fine.
Might as well check the social network sites at the same time. A quick promo here and there; that’s done. Oops, forgot to let the dog back in.
The newsletters and e-zines sent out the other day may have changed things in the market. The marketer needs to check the status and take notes on promos and deadlines for the next publications.
Oh look! An email just came in from a very satisfied customer. Wasn’t that the one Adam helped with? Why yes it is! The marketer notes this to be added to the next newsletter as well. After all, give credit where credit is due, right?
Supper time already? The marketer managed to get everything done today. Hey! A new affiliate just joined the ranks! The marketer just answered his questions this morning.
Ahh…the sweet smell of success!
Avoiding Spam Complaints in Affiliate Marketing
The successful affiliate marketer has a substantial subscriber list he or she relies upon for sustained business, even in times of economic difficulty. In order to maintain such a list there has to be communication between the two parties. The subscribers have an expectation that you will be in regular contact with them by following up on their inquiries and comments.
We’re all aware this communication usually occurs by means of email, just as we are aware of the annoyance of spam mail. As an affiliate marketer, it’s important you do everything possible to avoid getting spam complaints from any of your subscribers. If there’s one thing that can really give affiliate marketing a bad name, its spam; and having something this trivial ruin an otherwise successful venture is something you can avoid by following a few ground rules.
To begin with, you must pay attention to the credibility of the information you provide to your customers. No matter what the format is (audio, video or text) it’s important to ensure its accuracy and reliability. Since your business doesn’t allow for facial contact, your credibility is measured upon the content you offer. Everything the subscribers read must let them know you are a reliable expert in the designated area.
Customers place their confidence in the product or service you are selling simply because you said so. The fact of the matter is the Internet is also host to a huge number of dishonest offers, and not all prospective customers can be swayed easily into purchasing something. As the affiliate marketer, it’s your responsibility to have researched any product in advance to avoid ending up backing any of these dishonest offers. This is why it’s so important you test and try each product you recommend to customers.
With focus you will be consistently diligent even in the tiniest of details. Businesses grow with time if the working standards are highly maintained. With this as the basis for all of your affiliate marketing affairs, your venture will be both prosperous and spam-free.