Profitable Marketing Campaigns Are Dependent on Selecting Top Affiliate Marketing Products

Picking top affiliate marketing products clearly sets the tone for the success of marketing campaigns. If you find out well into the campaign that the product is not as marketable as you thought, you need to either start over or find a way to aggressively market the product. Either way, an affiliate creates extra work when a product selection goes bad.

Start Looking Here
Where does an affiliate find such a product with rising sales, low refunds, and minimal competition? If you are into low cost affiliate marketing and do the research yourself, the first places to check are areas of known sales.

For example, sites such as amazon and eBay display best-selling products for a particular category. Suppose you are looking at a specific pocket video camera as a possible affiliate product. Amazon will not only show you where the product ranks in terms of other products in its category, but also lists the product features (helpful for video promotion on YouTube) as well as product reviews.

Ratings and Reviews
Both positive and negative product reviews should be considered because they contain information you can use in your campaigns. Using the pocket video camera example above, the newest model by a well-known manufacturer currently is selling at #4 (Camera & Photo) and has a 4.5 star review rating.

Any rating above 4 should be considered UNTIL you look at amazon’s Most Helpful Critical Review and discover the camera has a fatal flaw – it stops recording with no warning. Videos are unrecoverable. Can you honestly built a solid campaign pre-selling a product with this problem?

Take-Aways
So what are the take-away messages from the video camera example?

* DO THE RESEARCH when selecting top affiliate marketing products.
* DO NOT PROMOTE a lemon – the refunds will slow your revenue stream!