As an affiliate, you have countless great products to promote. Your biggest problem to solve will be how to generate traffic for your affiliate business. Now there are numerous ways you can achieve this and today we are going to look at YouTube as one method. As of this writing, YouTube’s Alexa rank is no. 3, this means that it is the third most visited website on the entire Internet, which means that only Yahoo and Google receive more visitors, which is quite surprising when you think that the first two are the largest search engines.
Some statistics that may interest you! Did you know that more than 150,000 videos are uploaded to YouTube every day? It will take more than 415 years to see all the videos compiled there. It is estimated that more than 53% of all web searches are for videos on the subject. So with data like that, it almost seems like a no-brainer to incorporate video traffic generation into your overall marketing strategy, doesn’t it? Another contributing factor is that Google loves video results and therefore crawls video websites regularly; In other words, when you use video marketing correctly, you have a very good chance of getting first page rankings from Google for your keywords.
So how do you use YouTube to generate affiliate traffic? First of all, you need to set up a channel and then you need to make some videos that you upload to it. There are services that allow you to upload to multiple video sites at once, I personally use Tubemogul.com (a free service) and my favorite is a very powerful video marketing tool Traffic Geyser (a paid service) but an absolute must have for the serious marketer, by using their service, is practically guaranteed a first page ranking.
To get the best results with your video, you need to do proper keyword research, use the keyword to write a short script for a video, and then make a quick 2-5 minute video that you then upload to these various video sites. . You’ll need to include a keyword-rich description with your upload plus a few relevant keywords, so it’ll take a bit of research, but trust me, it’s worth it. If you want some proof just go to Google and do a search and see how many of the results are videos, of course if there aren’t any and it’s a good keyword you’ve discovered a good opportunity. You can go to my blog for more detailed information on affiliate marketing and related resources, see the link below.