There are a ton of affiliate offers out there. There is a lot of money to be made for sure. But scattered among the legitimate ones are the shady offers by companies who charge a lot of money for a much-less-than-awesome product, confuse the customers, withhold the actual amounts they will be charging, and make it nearly impossible to get your money back once you realize what’s happened.
As an affiliate marketer, you have to be responsible for what products you’re promoting, in the same way that you’d be responsible for items you sell in your own shop.
So how do you tell which affiliate products are beneficial to the customer and which are harmful? Who the rip-off artists are, and who are decent companies with a decent product or service? There are a few things you can do, all of which come under the heading of research, investigation and due diligence.
1. Buy the product or service yourself and check it out. This isn’t required, just an option.
2. Do a Google search and see how people review the company, their product or service.
3. Check the number of complaints against the number of positive comments.
4. Study Google’s regulations to find out what they like and don’t like, so you
The most important thing is that you really KNOW what it is you’re promoting before you promote it. There is more to this subject than just how much the payout is. For more specifics on this subject, watch the clip below.