View Full Version : New website,want to market, need advice please
02-14-2004, 02:09 PM
There are so many different affiliate programs and methods of marketing like adsense. So many in fact I am completely baffled as to which choice to make. My website needs more links to it and possibly an alternative income other than the sale of products.
Money is tight at the minute so this must also be cost effective. If any one has been in my position and gained success from a method they used please could they leave there advice here or deliver it in email to me.
02-15-2004, 11:33 AM
Affiliate programs are always free to join so there would be no cost there, but it looks to me like you need to work on your SEO and get more traffic to your site. Adsense will not make you much money either unless you have a good amount of traffic.
If I were you I would work on traffic building so you make more product sales and then also add computer related affiliate programs. Maybe add computer cases from a luggage company, batteries, accesories you don't already carry.
Hope this helps!
02-27-2004, 09:24 PM
I have a website with some free traffic methods. The site is in my profile ;) I use the methods myself and I've generated over 380K hits over the last month which is pushing me up the SE's. Good luck- there are free ways*
03-01-2004, 08:49 PM
If you need more links to your site then an affiliate program would certainly be a part of the solution. There is low cost software out there which means you can setup an affiliate program for a low one off fee. If you want more information then give me an email and I'll be happy to talk it over with you.
03-18-2004, 05:39 PM
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03-19-2004, 10:47 PM
It's a long term solution but learn the search engines and learn them well.
I just visited your website and would suggest that you concentrate on your core business - selling PC's, PC supplies.
As other's have mentioned, work on your search engine rankings and get some traffic flowing through your website.
You have a number of banners running along the top of your site, I'm not sure what other's experience of banners is but to my knowledge they do not bring in many sales. It is my opinion that you are better off adding an informative page on a solution and having a link to an affiliates site from there (I.e if someone wants web design works carried out or searching for a broadband provider or web hosting etc).
Any company you partner should be able to provide you with content to add.
This is more substantial than merely having a small banner and relying on someone to click on it!
With regards to affiliate programs themselves, last summer I set up an affiliate program for my company http://www.depositit.com/reseller.shtml and the results have been good. I did spend about 3 months doing my research and learning as much as I could about what affiliates wanted.
As you can see, I advocate hard work, persistence and patience rather than short cuts and hope but believe that effort will be rewarded.
If you would like further info on the affiliate program we have in place (who did we choose and why etc), please contact me directly and I can share some ideas with you.
Take a look at our service too, as this fits in with your range of products and could prove a useful revenue stream for you, though I would want to see more than just a banner on your website for you to truly benefit from this.
All the best,