Website adverts are, or could be, a key part of monetizing your website. If you are a writer or blogger, or you have a website that is content rich, that is, it has a lots of good, informative articles, you should be able to make money with website adverts. If your site or blog does not have many visitors you will need to learn keyword techniques and how to develop a campaign to drive traffic to your site.
I am not talking about Google AdWords, although they have their place, what I am talking about is earning an income from banner adverts and hot links in your content, that you put onto your website or blog pages.
First you need to sign up as an affiliate marketer and there are simply tons of sellers offering this opportunity. Well known ones are Google, Amazon and ClickBank. Becoming an affiliate marketer is free and relatively simple. Many high street fashion brands also offer affiliate programme, as do many companies that provide Internet services, in fact everywhere you look you will find affiliate programmes. Many of the advertisements you see on the Internet have affiliate links. If you click on a link and buy a product you are helping the website owner make money with website adverts.
Once signed up, the next task is to drive visitors to your site. If you already have visitors so much the better, you are already ahead. If not you will need to learn keyword research techniques and how to run a campaign to get more visitors to your site. You do not need to be a techie to do this, with a bit of effort, anyone can learn the basics.
How website adverts earn you money
As the website or blog owner, if someone clicks on one of your affiliate website adverts or links and then buys something from the seller’s site, you earn a set percentage of the sale price. You also earn money if someone clicks on Google Ads on your page, but the value of an affiliate sale is likely to be a lot more and banner ads can even add interest to your web pages. What is more you choose what you want to advertise.
Use good keyword techniques to drive traffic
It is tricky, but not impossible, to get a high-ranking in search engines such as searches that people do on Google, but it is dependent on using good keyword techniques and good search engine techniques. These can easily be learned so long as you are willing to put in the time. There are some free and some subscription programmes that you can use to help with keyword research techniques. Google offers a good free keyword research tool.
Choose the right adverts to suit your content
You need to consider what website adverts suit your content Once you have decided on this and signed up to an affiliate programme, you are ready to start developing your keyword techniques and search engine techniques, to drive traffic to your site.
Develop a campaign to drive traffic to your website
One of the main ways that people do this is by writing articles on topics of relevance to their website or blog content. Some professional affiliate marketers turn this around by first deciding what they want to market and then writing about that topic. Articles can be posted on the many article websites available on the net and then bookmarked to social bookmarking sites.
I have given you a quick introduction into the world of website advertising and affiliate marketing. To make is work for you, you will need to put in some effort, but if you do, you will find it can work for you.