I think that you’re gonna start affiliate marketing soon and now you wanna know whether a website is required for it or not!
Well, this is a frequently asked questions asked by most beginners.
The short answer to this question is – Yes/No.
Are you confused?
Well, lemme clarify you everything.
Do you need a website for Affiliate Marketing?
You’ve already learned that I’ve answered it with a Yes and No. So, what does it mean?
Yes, you need a website for affiliate marketing because it helps the process a lot. If you have a website and promote your affiliate products on it, then you can expect better results that you wouldn’t get if you had no site for doing so.
To make this even easier, I’m taking you to the fundamental act of affiliate marketing.
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So, what’s affiliate marketing?
In affiliate marketing, you promote products of other companies, right?
How do you promote products? You need a channel where you can recommend your products to your loyal audience.
But, what can be that channel that’s so good to invite your audience?
The channel might be YouTube, social media, your website etc.
You can also leverage email marketing to connect with your audience.
But, look at YouTube. Is it your own website? No, you’re just getting a channel. Moreover, you can publish videos and in the description section of the videos, you can use your affiliate products’ links.
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This limits your capability of promoting your products because most of your audience won’t go through the descriptions of your videos.
Let’s talk about social media. Can it be your decent channel to promote your products? Maybe!
No, because you can’t create perfect content on social media [most social media posts are small in size].
Also, you don’t own social media, you just have your profile or page or group there.
In addition to that, you don’t have a memorable web address if you just rely on one or more of your social media profiles. This is because most social media profiles come with messy URLs.
And the major problem of not having a website for affiliate marketing is that you won’t see any organic traffic to your content if there’s no website of your own out there.
Why is that?
Because Google along with other search engines gives more priority to the pieces of content that come from TLDs (Top Level Domains).
This is another reason why you should have a website for affiliate marketing!
Yes, if you don’t have a site, then you can’t promote your products from top level domains.
So, from the above discussion, it’s clear that you need a site for doing well in affiliate marketing.
And the good news is that creating a website is a matter of fun. It doesn’t cost tons of money either.
So, why won’t you harness the power of a website since you can have one for a few dollars?
Here’s a post that describes how to have a website on your own –
In the post, you’ll see that creating a website doesn’t need any hard work. So, why not have a website of your own right now if you don’t have one already?
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