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ClickBank for Beginners

ClickBank for Beginners

It goes without saying that every writer would want to make money online using their ebooks or written material. It’s also a fact that there are many avenues that you can take advantage of as writer to make money online. Today we are going to talk about one of the many ways you can be able to make money online by looking at ClickBank, an online platform that offers entrepreneurs like you an online distribution platform for you to market and distribute your works such as ebooks and articles to a wider audience.

Before jumping into how you can easily make money using ClickBank, let’s first familiarize ourselves with how it works. ClickBank uses Internet marketing (IM) to help you earn money online. With ClickBank you can either be a Vendor or an Affiliate. As a vendor you will be the owner of the product that is being sold and as an affiliate you will be working as an agent who convinces people to purchase a particular product that belongs to someone else. When someone purchases a product through your affiliate recommendation you will receive a handy commission from the vendor who is the owner of the product sold and when a person purchases a product directly from you, ClickBank will take a small percentage of the product’s price as commission.

Now that we have a brief about how ClickBank works, let’s jump into the most important part, making money with ClickBank. For you to start making money with ClickBank, you will be required to create an account with them. Creating an account with ClickBank is very easy; all you have to do is click on the Sign-Up link which can be found on ClickBank’s homepage. Once you have created your account you can now begin promoting and selling affiliate products or selling your own work.

As a vendor,. ClickBank has made it very easy for you to sell your ebooks or articles. All you have to do is upload your products to the site and then create your personal sales page. There will be a one-time fee of $49 USD that you will be required to pay. After uploading your products you can now start setting the prices and select the commission that you are willing to give affiliates who would want to market and eventually sell your products.

As an affiliate you can easily sell other peoples product on ClickBank, all you have to do is search for products to promote and you will be on your way to earning money as an affiliate. To search for products to promote click on the Marketplace link at the top of the ClickBank homepage. From here you can be able to select the product or service that you would want to promote by going through product categories.

It’s crucial as an affiliate for you to have all the details regarding the sale of the product that you have picked so it is advised that you view the sales page of the product that you have selected. This will give you an estimate of how much you would earn as an affiliate of that product.

Once you have selected a product to promote, your next step will be to obtain your affiliate link. This can be done by clicking the green button labeled promote which is alongside the listing that you have selected.

In the Account Nickname box, enter the ClickBank ID that you created with ClickBank, and then add a Tracking ID if you want to keep track of where the sale is coming from.

The best ways for promoting ClickBank products that you have selected is through Niche website/blogs, email marketing and social media.

Although ClickBank is a perfect avenue for you to earn money online, it’s not a get-rich-quick program, you need to have great traffic to convert sales and also it is highly recommended that you select products that you easily relate to. If you are passionate about self-publishing, then ebooks might be the perfect choice for you.

Check out the sales page of the owner of this site, by clicking on Work From Home Freedom. Her product is for sale on Clickbank.

 

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