Over the past two episodes. I’ve shared fourteen benefits of affiliate marketing. That you might not have thought of today and share sharing the final seven in this series of surprising benefits affiliate marketing. I’ll show you how to turn competitors into partners how to learn to run your own affiliate program and have a lot of fun doing so. Welcome to the affiliate guy podcast if you want to grow your income serve your tribe and enjoy all the benefits of affiliate marketing and having your own affiliates. You’re in the right place. Thanks for joining me today. Let’s get started so if you missed either of the first two episodes of this series of the surprising benefits of affiliate marketing. Go back and listen to him. Now i’m not going to recap those here like i did in the last episode. Just because of time there’s gonna tell you to take a long time just to recap them but go back and listen to those because they’re important benefits. You might not have thought of you. Know one of the things. That i i will kind of recap that i did shares. I how you can use affiliate marketing to learn how to sell in gain confidence in your selling abilities without the risk of creating your own products. That’s one of the big benefits right actually. A couple of the big benefits had use it to do market research and train them to buy and how to create lasting friendships and partnerships where we finished off last time. And that’s what we’re going to pick up here with the fifteenth surprising benefit which is reciprocal relationships. The tune of of partners right one of the benefits is that if you do well promoting someone. They will often promote you as well. It doesn’t work out that way you know sometimes a true reciprocal. Promotion isn’t possible. And i’ve i’ve covered this past episodes. Where like in one of the examples that i often cite as you might run a landscape company a company that not a landscape company but a company that works with large gape architects and you promote edwards copywriting academy to your audience which makes sense but it would make no sense for him So are there ways for him to return the favor above and beyond the commission. Of course maybe he could introduce you to someone who could be a good partner but more often than not people want to help those who help now. This is not a licensed to promote something only because that person might promote you gotta remember the first rule of affiliate marketing right only promote things that are good fit for your audience. But this is a big thing. If you go out in you do really well promoting things They very well might promote you. That’s where a lot of our partners have come from over the years we’ve promoted people and then they’ve promoted us alternatively maybe there’s other ways for them to help you maybe you promote them but they have you on their podcast. Maybe they don’t do a full affiliate promotion. Maybe they like. I mentioned earlier. Maybe they introduce you to someone who could promote you. Maybe they ask you to affiliate program. That’s only me but that has happened a few times if you look back at our clients. Michael hyatt stu mclaren people where we were one of their top top ten affiliates in and they said hey. Can you actually run villa program. You know now you have to know how to run affiliate programs that’s a whole ballack’s but maybe there’s ways for them you know they they see what you’re doing like hey could you write are copy. Could you help us with this automation. Could you whatever you know. There’s all kinds of ways. You might be able to help them. Show us how you promoted it. you know. Teach our marketing team. You know we love how you do. facebook lives. Can you teach our team how to do. Facebook lives all types of ways where you can create partnerships from that number sixteen speaking of partnerships. You can turn competitors into partners. You know. there’s the old saying that goes. Keep your friends close in your enemies closer but your competitors are not they’re not just your competitors and they’re definitely on your enemies if you have a healthy mindset right they can be your best. Promotional partners probably. It’s been ten years since i left but for twelve through ten years ago you know.
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