Now, if you are looking to get a job in affiliate marketing, and you are a total beginner, you can go through this article to understand what jobs are available for those aspiring to work in the affiliate marketing sector.
If you are a person just starting out in the world of affiliate marketing and you want to have the safety net and the security of a job and before you go way into this crazy world of commission, only marketing on the internet. Or maybe you are just interested in being in the affiliate marketing scene, but you don’t necessarily want to work for yourself. You may want to work for a company. That is a totally great decision too. Affiliate marketing is a really exciting space.
So one of the first jobs that you can get in affiliate marketing is as an affiliate manager. Now, an affiliate manager is somebody who connects affiliates with products that they can promote. So, typically speaking, an affiliate manager will make anywhere from 10 to 20 percent commission. They will make 10 to 20 percent of the profits of whatever their company makes from the affiliate marketer promoting them. Which equals out to be about 2 percent of revenues. Now, the only way this makes sense is if you are connecting with super affiliates.
Affiliate managers are meant to connect with big affiliates. What this means is let’s say, for instance, you are an affiliate manager for Uber’s affiliate program. If you are an affiliate manager for Uber’s affiliate program, you want to find people who can send lots and lots and lots of potential customers to Uber. So, you will be contacting big YouTubers, big Instagrammers, and big bloggers, big Snap chatters. You will also be contacting people that have a very huge online presence with massive followers, in general, to talk about and link to Uber’s affiliate program.
That would be your job and you would earn a percentage of whatever Uber profits on them or whatever that commission plan is. It is the basic places of working in the affiliate industry.
Business Development is another job within affiliate marketing that you can do and you can earn money from. Anywhere from 10 to 20 percent commission. Now, if you are doing business development, what you are doing instead of finding affiliates like what affiliate managers do, you are actually finding businesses that want to create an affiliate offer. So for instance, you would be working for an affiliate network such as acceleration partners or commission junction or share sale, Avangate, etc. And you would be working for one of these companies going out and finding businesses to create an affiliate program for them. An example of this, say be going to Dell or Hewlett-Packard. You would be calling them or emailing them or connecting with them in-person or at a conference. You propose your ideas and find more affiliates
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