“As a top 100 online retailer with 200 million customers, ClickBank sells digital products worldwide created by entrepreneurs. From advice for getting in shape to healthy cooking recipes and dating advice, ClickBank delivers digital lifestyle products to customers in 190 countries”

Referring means to send or refer someone for consultation, review, or further action. Likewise referral marketing is a term mostly used in the online marketplace around the globe. It is a marketing strategy that is being implemented from very old days. It simply means that you refer someone to a newly launched service. That recommendation will benefit you because you just referred a potential customer to the vendor and for this, he is willing to pay you a percentage of sale(usually more than 50%).

This marketing strategy benefits everyone. The retailer, the vendor and the promoter.

     *Referral marketing is more commonly known as affiliate marketing*

Why is affiliate marketing a good way to make money online?

1) Firstly, you don’t have to deal with the stress of shipping or processing physical orders. Most products in affiliate marketplace at Clickbank are digital products. Like there was this program that taught how to build wooden stuff at home ranging from wooden bikes, to bigger closets, and more.

2) This one I like the most. There is no risk. You don’t have to deal with anything. No problems like customer satisfaction guarantee, but note that if any sales made through your referring was refunded then you will lose the money that you made from that sale. Even if you adopt the cheap method of using ppc ads to send traffic to your links and end up making no sale, you are only loosing the money you spent on advertisement. But luckily there are other methods that actually work.

**Newbie’s don’t need to worry about anything. I will explain each and every step. So how do we actually get started!!**

  • First of all you would have to visit ClickBank’s homepage and signup with them. You can do so by clicking here
  • After filling out the form, and verifying your email, now login to your account. Look for the marketplace, and under categories select the product that you wish to promote. (ClickBank makes more sales in health & fitness category and e-business and e-marketing, so they are good to choose from).
ClickBank tutorial
  •  Visit the product page and analyze its feature and see if it compels you, certainly after visiting if you feel like the product is buying worthy then it’s a good one to promote.
  • Now click on the promote button that appears in front of the product, and a new window will popup, it would have two rows, one asking for nickname, and the other one asking for tracking id. By default the nickname is written as your username, so now click on create link and copy your referral link that shows up.
  •  Now all you have to do is promote that link, if the promotion leads to a sale, then you will make money. You will get around 50-80% referral commission depending upon the product. It varies.

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If you promote the product the right way then you will be seeing results like this and making tremendous amounts of money by doing little effort.Most people commonly use PPC networks, buy ad spaces, impressions or do spam mailing. You might get a sale or two doing this type of stuff, but in my experience it doesn’t work.