If you’re just starting out with affiliate marketing, it can be a bit daunting for you to find a good affiliate network. Here is a small presentation of another efficient platform - Clickbank.
What is ClickBank?
Many people think that ClickBank is another affiliate network, but that's not all about it. CB is a platform that represents the marketplace for producers and affiliates to make money together. As an affiliate marketer, you can sign up, create your unique affiliate links for thousands of products and start pushing traffic right away.
Why is it worth trying? Pros & cons of ClickBank.
I believe it's fantastic place for new affiliate marketers to start without hassle from more advanced affiliate networks. There's no cap, you don't need to wait for approval of 90% of the offers and you can start selling straight away.
Highly paid offers (75% commission is common);
You can sell your products in most countries;
It has several recurring offers for sale to maintain reliable income;
The platform does all technical work for you.
Lots of shitty products & sales pages;
High level of competition in popular spheres;
At first you can't tell what exactly brings profit without investing traffic.
How to pick the right products for promotion? Different ClickBank Metrics.
Clickbank offers a great variety of products: from health and fitness to e-business and e-marketing. The result of ad campaign depends on what niche your are in and how much you know about it. Here is the meaning of CB metrics:
Initial $/sale: the average amount of money affiliates makes per sale.
Avg %/sale: the percentage of the sales profit affiliates takes as a commission on average.
Grav: Gravity - the number of affiliates who have sold this product during the last 12 weeks.
Avg Rebill Total: average $ affiliates take as a commission for rebills.
Avg %/Rebill: the average percentage of rebills paid to the affiliate
To start you should look at the products which have the following characteristics:
- Low cost;
- Video sales pages;
- Good reviews online;
- Gravity above 20.
Some of the best Clickbank selling products offer around 60%-75% commissions for each sale, some with recurring billing cycles.
Here are the most successful categories of products:
In the second part we'll tell you about reliable traffic sources and how to install Facebook conversion pixel on your website.