Affiliate Marketing

A Beginner's Guide from Lasso

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If you want to learn affiliate marketing, you’ve come to the right place.

Sites that switch from display ads to affiliate marketing are able to increase their revenue by 10x.

Why? Because affiliate marketers only get paid for leads or conversions as compared to display ads where earnings are per-click.

Lasso’s customers generate millions in affiliate revenue and we’re continually learning from them. Our blog is dedicated to sharing everything we learn.

What is Affiliate Marketing?

Affiliate marketing is the process of generating income by referring sales or leads to another company’s products or services. It involves things like creating content like product reviews and product comparisons that help a customer make a buying decision.

We highly recommend you check out our searchable database of the best affiliate programs, broken down by niche.

The Beginner's Guide to Affiliate Marketing

These seven chapters outline the principles you can use to grow an audience, get traffic, and earn an honest living online. In addition, there are many additional resources within each chapter to take your learning to the next level.

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What is Affiliate Marketing & How Does It Work?

Before you start making money with affiliate marketing, you need to understand how the process works.
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How to Promote Affiliate Links

We'll teach you proven strategies to monetize your sites with real measurable results.
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Affiliate Marketing Traffic Sources

Website traffic is the cornerstone to earning money online. We'll show you what to focus on.
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Affiliate Marketing Tools

It's hard to get the job done without a good toolset. Here's what our most successful customers use to run profitable affiliate sites.
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Affiliate Disclosure Best Practices

These are mandatory, but they don't have to sound stuffy. This is where you learn to include a disclaimer that shows readers you're in a paid relationships with the merchants you link to.
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Affiliate Marketing Mistakes

Mistakes happen. Here we'll show you what to avoid while building your affiliate site.
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Affiliate Link Maintenance

It's important to stop and measure what's working. Learn how to track your progress, make improvements, and squeeze every dime out of your affiliate links with a content audit.

Content Creation & Site Optimization

Content creation is how you attract people to your site, engage them, forge relationships, and grow a meaningful business. These five chapters give you frameworks and templates for making things people want to read and show you how to optimize your site to give readers an excellent experience.

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Niche Keyword Research for Affiliate Marketers

Before creating excellent content, you need to know what terms people search for. In this chapter we show you how to find the best keywords for your niche.
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How Our Sites use Cloudflare for Ludicrous Speed

Fast sites earn more money and convert visitors better. Simply put, speeding up your site will amplify your income. This guide will show you how.
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Product Review Template

Learn our step-by-step approach to writing product reviews rank and convert.
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How-to write a How-to

We’ll show you a simple formula for writing tutorials that bring clarity to your readers, regardless of niche.
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How to Write a Product Comparison

"Product vs. Product" queries get tons of search traffic. We’ll help you create comparisons that will be loved by your visitors and Google.

Amazon for Affiliate Marketers

Amazon runs the largest affiliate program globally and is used by millions of people. Bloggers, influencers, content creators, and website owners of all types participate. These four chapters will give you a fundamental understanding of how it works, and show you battle-tested strategies on how you can succeed promoting products on Amazon.

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Creating a Successful Amazon Site

Learn the cornerstones of building a profitable online business, including how to choose a profitable niche, make great content, and generate sustainable long-term traffic.
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Amazon Affiliate Program Guide to Earning

We show you how the sign-up process works, the current commission rates, how you’ll get paid, plus essential tips so you don’t get kicked off the program.
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Boost Amazon Conversions

You signed up to make money, right? Here’s where we show you the best ways to do it.
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Amazon Affiliate Commission Rates & Understanding Your Earnings Report

Discover what products qualify for commissions, the highest paying departments, and how to use your earnings report to find new products to promote.

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