If you want to find true success in affiliate marketing, you must learn and practice the art of pre-selling. Pre-selling essentially means that by the time your prospect clicks on your affiliate link, they have their credit card in hand, ready to make a purchase. In affiliate marketing, this means that they must be ready to make a purchase before they even see the affiliate sales page that is provided by the company that owns the product.

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Pre-selling can be done in a variety of ways, but the majority of pre-selling is done from the affiliates own website. While you will most likely have affiliate banners on your site, linked to the affiliate sales page for the product, this alone won’t pre-sell your visitors. You need content to pre-sell!

You need good, reliable information that not only relates well to the product or service being sold, but also relates to your potential customers problem or desire. The content should lead to a sales page for the product or service you want to sell. This sales page should be one of your own making, where you can let potential customers know the real value of the product or service, from your personal standpoint.

You might also offer additional free information, such as free ebooks or reports, which will include your affiliate link. Teleseminars are also a great way to pre-sell a product or service. Selling products and services takes work. Never doubt that for one second, no matter what anyone else might tell you.

When you find a product or service that you want to market, make a sales plan for it. You will need articles, content for your site, ads, sales letters, and give-a-ways. Start producing or gathering these things, and plan how you are going to pre-sell the product or service.

You have to be willing to get out there and convince your affiliate marketing prospects to buy the product or service, by pre-selling them. Make a pre-sell plan and put it into operation. You will be pleasantly surprised at the positive results you achieve, when you compare it to the results you were getting with your affiliate marketing promotions before you started trying to pre-sell products or services.

For more extensive information/instruction on pre-selling for affiliate marketing, see this free guide on Pre-Selling For Affiliate Marketing.

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