Blogging is one of the best ways to make money in this digital era. We are aware that to some, blogging is a way to document their life experiences and share it with the wider world while to the others, it is another money making avenue.
Now let’s get back to the reason why this post was birthed. I know you might be wondering what an affiliate marketing means but just read on because I will explain all about it in a bit.
Affiliate makerting is a marketing arrangement by which an online retailer pays commission to an external website for traffic or sales generated from its referrals. Sounds easy right?
Today, we will focus on making money through affiliate marketing. Most people still underrate affiliate marketing but I’m here to tell you that it works.
In this post, I will teach you how to monetise your blog by choosing these 3 affiliate sites (please note that this is not the only way bloggers earn money but for today, we will focus on affiliate marketing).
Konga is one of the largest online malls in Nigeria. By joining Konga affiliates, you stand the chance of earning from 1 to 6% of every purchase made through your blog. The good thing about konga affiliates is, that once you apply and get approved, you get 500 Naira commission instantly (but it won’t be paid immediately).
Konga makes use of banners and rotators and you choose where to place the advert (depending on your wordpress theme for bloggers who hosted their blog on WordPress.com). You will also need to update them with your account number. Then sit patiently and await your money. They use both cookies and IP address to track referrals
2. JUMIA AFFILIATES
Jumia is ranked at no 8 alexa as the most visited website in nigeria. It is your go to shop for everything and their delivery is super fast. As a blogger, you can get a cut of Jumia’s money in the comfort of your room by just advertising for them on your blog.
Just click here and wait for approval.
Once you are approved, you will start seeing their adverts on your blog. And with your login ID, you can track your earnings.
Unlike the 2 mentioned above, Wakanow is a Nigerian online travel agency. As a blogger who interacts with people from all spheres of life, it will be beneficial to you, being one of their affiliate marketers.
Their services includes visa processing, airline booking, hotel reservation, airport pickup, etc.
Joining Wakanow affiliate programme this summer will fetch you alot of money because this is the travelling season. Click here to get started.
Remember, it might be hard to be approved as an affliate marketer if you don’t have your custom domain name. Therefore to start cashing in, click here to get your own custom domain.
So now you know this secret, why not monetise your blog and start earning money online?
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