Affiliate marketing is scary. I get that. I had trouble figuring it out and continue to learn how to do a better job today. With that, I thought it’d make sense to bring in an expert in the field to chat about this whole business of making money through links. It’s jam packed with info so hope you enjoy!
For the next hour, I sit down with Jeannine of Affiliate Window to chat about affiliate marketing. What makes this interview so interesting is that instead of hearing from someone who’s any other guru that doesn’t know anything about travel, Jeannine’s actually been on both sides of the fence. She a travel journalist turned blogger turned affiliate marketing manager. In this episode, I drill deep into what affiliate marketing is all about and strategies that relate to travel bloggers.
In this particular episode, you will learn
About Jeannine Crooks
Start and rise as a travel journalist
Inspiring stories as a writer
Shift to digital
Going client side – marketing
Transition to Blogging
Writing style is different
One trip can result in multiple blog posts
More control in final product
What is affiliate marketing?
More than just banner ads and more about linking to the right destinations
Share links in writing to say an Orlando hotel
Can continue earn money on links forever…evergreen monetization opportunities
Make money from your good writing
Change in mindset – Serving your readers (not selling out) – Put link into your article so people don’t have to guess about what places you’re talking about
Beauty of affiliate marketing is that you get commission on total sale and is valid for a number of days even after the click
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