If you’ve been looking into affiliate marketing for some time now and simply need something to push you in the right direction, then buying some kind of book on affiliate marketing is always a good idea. Starting as an affiliate marketer without any direction, guideline, or mentorship can be extremely hard. There are many steps to becoming a successful affiliate, regardless of the company or product you choose to monetize your website with. These following 5 books are excellent tools for beginners who have no idea where or how to begin.
Another thing to keep in mind is that because the affiliate marketing and blogging industry is constantly changing and evolving, it’s important to stay up to day with more recently published affiliate marketing books. The small investment you make in a new affiliate marketing book can teach you everything you need to now and hopefully pay off dividends in the future. Nothing is as important as starting your affiliate marketing business on the right foot with minimal changes in the future and I believe that these 5 books can give you the proper resources, tools, and guidance to becoming a successful affiliate.
For those who are unsure of where to start when it comes to Search Engine Optimization, this book by Adam Clarke will help you get on the right foot. Before you begin building out your website or promoting your site, it’s so important you understand the basic rules of SEO. Without it, you won’t understand how getting traffic to your site works and that is by far one of the most important aspects when it comes to building out your site.
Learning things like the proper format of your blog post, finding rich keywords to write your content on, and how to rank on Google are all going to be vital to your affiliate marketing success.
So without hesitation, you should look into a book that can properly teach you the steps to the best SEO practices of 2017, which Adam Clarke outlines very well and clearly through out his book. Topics you’ll learn about include the latest algorithmic updates and their affect on various sites, beginner to advanced SEO techniques, local SEO, and ways of finding the best keywords possible for your niche.
Next up, we have a very important book for readers interested in Amazon’s affiliate program. This book by Armaan Kohli will explain to you in-depth how Amazon’s affiliate program works and how you can begin to incorporate that into your own blog or website, showing you the details on how to use the affiliate program in your own content. He walks you through the steps on proper monetizations and strategies that can boost your conversion rates with Amazon’s affiliate program.
Armaan Kohli himself has a good amount of experience working with Amazon, having sold a 6-month old website for $15,000 after having worked on it and establishing the website. Although, the book was published in late 2014, I find that many of the rules, policies, and strategies still apply to relevant niche websites today. Perfect for beginners and experts alike, you can never learn too much when it comes to affiliate programs like Amazon’s.
One book recently published in early 2017 is The Secret To Creating a Passive Income by Anthony Smith. In his book, you’ll learn everything you need to know about affiliate marketing. These topics cover the very basics of affiliate marketing and its terminology. These basic topics become more advanced through out the book explaining what the some of the best affiliate marketing programs are and how to find a niche that is profitable with the proper research.
It even touches subjects like outsourcing various freelancers and writers to build and establish your site quickly. Overall it’s a good and highly recommended read whose main subject is to get you to the point where you’re building a passive income through a lot of commitment, patience, and work done at the start. Whether you’re a beginner or advanced marketer, this is a book that can help you scale and grow your businesses to a new level.
One of today’s top-selling books for affiliate marketing and one that you simply can’t go wrong with is Affiliate Marketing by Keith Fugate. This book intelligently explains long-term strategies to get your business to a point where it’s earning over $10,000 a month. It explains the many mistakes Fugate has made in his affiliate marketing work and how to avoid them in the near-future. He really seems to care about your success as an affiliate and doesn’t hold back.
The book starts by explaining the basic terminologies and strategies every beginning affiliate marketer should use and advances his way into more expert strategies that revolved around things like website content, SEO, and monetization techniques. This is a book perfect for both the newbie and saavy internet marketer looking to bring their businesses up to the next level. It’s a highly recommended read for those interested in consistently advancing their affiliate and internet marketing knowledge.
For those who are really determined and have more experience than the average marketer, Launch is the book for you. While it doesn’t delve too much into affiliate marketing, it’s a great read for those looking to diverge into a potentially more lucrative business. This book is therefore, all about learning how to create and launch your own successful product. For those who’ve had some success with affiliate marketing and are looking for something more, Jeff Walker’s approach to create and successfully selling your own product has had a profound impact on many of today’s aspiring internet marketers.
Teaching you how to create a product of value and worth, this is a book that can define success in ways affiliate marketing can’t. As a product owner, you’ll be able to create and price your own product accordingly and even create additional things of value in the near future that you can promote to your own growing e-mail list. If you feel you already know everything there is to affiliate marketing and need a new project to start on that could have tons of potential in the long-run, then I would say that Launch is an excellent e-book and place to start for 2017!