Make An Affiliate Website
An affiliate website is another excellent source of income. Affiliate marketers have reported thousands of dollars of revenue monthly. An affiliate website is also known as a passive income source. An affiliate website does not require a lot of upkeep and once your site gets traction, it can continue generating money even when you are asleep.
Many businesses offer affiliate programs; the largest of them all is Amazon. In this model, you sell the affiliate products, and each sale yields you a fixed or variable commission. If you have made a name in the industry, you can have a leading edge over others. You can create a blog or a dedicated affiliate website and use your fame and experience to recommend products to your readers, fans or followers.
On the other hand, if you do not have the fans, you can still enter this market. Our pro tip for affiliate marketing is to choose a niche that you like the most. Doing so, you will never get bored with your site as it can take a while for your site to get noticed by people and search engines.
Many people invest in social media and google ads to drive in the initial traffic. Once the wheel gets going, word of mouth and search engine rankings can bring in enough traffic to make your affiliate website an excellent and reliable source of alternate income for you.
You will need:
- A domain name -- $8 to $15 annual cost.
- A hosting platform -- $30 to $300 per year.
- A nice design for your site which you can make yourself or hire someone to do it for you -- $50 - $300 one-time charge.
- Articles with pros and cons or tips and tricks. Write yourself or get a running start by hiring a ghostwriter -- $10 to $80 per article.
- Optional Advertising -- $20 to $50 per day
Any investment carries risks; we are listing multiple alternate income streams to help you choose and decide. Please note these are mere suggestions based on extensive research and any decision you make will be your own responsibility.