Entrepreneurs: Four Affiliate Businesses that You Can Start

Are you thinking of starting a website to make some money? Take a look at these affiliate business models!

2nd May 2019
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If you are an affiliate entrepreneur then you probably know just how fun, exciting and challenging it can be to create a popular affiliate site. Some sites on the web seem to have mastered the art of affiliate publishing and advertising a little bit more than others. This article will evaluate a few of the most popular types of affiliate sites. It will also review a few of the most popular sites at the moment. Whether you are a startup or a fully fledged site, taking a look at what else is out there will allow you to re-evaluate your own business model. You may even find a few handy tips and ideas.


Price Comparison Sites


An Affiliate beauty here! Price comparison sites allow consumers to search a site for the cheapest price on particular products. This is a great way to make money on the web.


How do they make money?

Price comparison sites make money with click through and sales commissions. They can also be paid to list particular products.


Why do we like them?

Price comparison sites are good because they are relatively low maintenance and they can literally make you money while you sleep. It’s a great way to make money through the web and a definite start up site worth considering.  


Example

An example price comparison site is Parking at Airports. They run a search widget that allows consumers to find the cheapest airport parking from a range of providers.




Affiliate Marketing


Voucher Code Websites


Voucher code and discount sites are a great way to make money online. They offer discounts to consumers on particular retailers. If there is any time to get a slice of Amazon’s multi billion pound profits, it’s now. Creating an affiliate Amazon (or other) voucher code site can bring some great rewards.


How do they make money?

Voucher code sites make small commissions of the sales that are made through their site.


What do we like about them?

Apart from the fact that you can make money as a webmaster or save money as a consumer, voucher code sites are also a great place to start if you are unsure of a particular niche. The range of discount opportunities provides scope for all sorts of accompanying content.


Example

Discount Promo Codes is a voucher code site who is still in its infancy. Even so, it is easy to see the money to be made and the discounts that can be offered on its platform.




Review Sites


Creating a review site is a great way to start making money online. It has been done really successfully by a whole host of different businesses. Review sites are sites who review and link to other products.


How do they make money?

These businesses whose product they are reviewing will often pay for the review itself. They may also get commission on any sales that are made through their links.


Why do we like them?

Affiliate marketing is the pinnacle of making money in the age of the internet. Review sites are a great way for business owners to promote their products and for the marketers themselves to make a bit of dosh!


Are they difficult to create?

Review sites can be started up within an hour, but making money can take a little bit of time. Advertisers will want a review site to have a decent amount of traffic and great metrics in order to pay for a review. So it can take a lot of effort with little reward before you actually start to make money.




Affiliate Blogging


Blogs and Informational Sites


More searches are informational that transactional in 2019. This means that a large portion of web searches will be looking for answers to questions. A blog is a great way to capture those searchers.


How do they make money?

Blogs make money through paid advertising, affiliate links and also guest posts.


What do we like about them?

Blogs are a great way of enticing people to a site that provides them with high quality and trusted information. This is great because, once the visitors come to said site, they can then be advised on particular product purchases. Blogs are a great way to provide consumers with information as well as advertisements.


Are they difficult to create?

Blogs are relatively easy to create, meaning that any internet savvy business person can create and monetize one. They can take a lot of work though and they’ll need to be continually updated to stay relevant. So you need to make sure that you are dedicated before beginning.




If you are an entrepreneur thinking about starting your own website to make money then affiliate marketing is a great way to go. Some sites can be a little tricky to create, but with entrepreneurial spirit and a bit of enthusiasm you should be able to start making some money in no time. Take your time to look through other affiliate sites and consider what would work best for you. May your next business venture be your most successful one yet!  



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