If you’re looking to build a passive income stream, starting a blog and learning about affiliate marketing might be the perfect solution for you!

In this episode, we discuss the four things you need to take your affiliate marketing blogging business to the next level.

First and foremost, it’s important to have clear goals when writing blog posts. Without goals, you won’t see the desired results.

So, choose a niche or interest that you’re passionate about and start creating content that resonates with your audience.

Don’t worry if you think choosing a niche is complicated.

The key is to find something you’re interested in and know more about than the average person. Don’t be discouraged by impostor syndrome, either.

It’s a common struggle, but you can combat it by adopting the technique of staying one chapter ahead while studying a book.

Next, talk to companies and become brand ambassadors to promote their products to your audience.

You can earn commissions from sales made through your affiliate link! Building a genuine relationship with affiliate managers is key, so don’t give up easily.

Remember that affiliate marketing is not a get-rich-quick scheme but a reasonably fast way to earn money. If you’re worried about your level of expertise, don’t be! You don’t have to be a ten on a scale of expertise to teach someone else.

In fact, being a four or a five is the ideal range of expertise. This means that you enjoy the topic, are involved in related groups, and don’t mind sharing your knowledge with others. When it comes to setting up a website quickly, you need to know what you want for hosting and your domain name.

Attracting visitors to your website is important, but SEO outperforms other ways of attracting visitors in terms of consistency and being hands-off. We also discuss the importance of having your own website and share a personal anecdote about how it can benefit a business in attracting customers.

Choosing self-hosted from the beginning is more powerful than using services like Wix and Squarespace.

Remember that a website is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week, 365 days a year. It’s always there, unlike a physical business where people may walk up and it’s closed. Working a nine-to-five job restricts your earning potential to those specific hours.

A website allows for earning potential anytime because people can consume content and make purchases through affiliate links.

Finally, we talk about testing different affiliate programs on your audience to see what works. It may be a difficult process, but finding the right fit can lead to earning a lot of money. Some of the largest companies in the world offer affiliate programs, including Amazon, Best Buy, Walmart, and Target.

In conclusion, building a passive income stream with affiliate marketing blogging is an excellent way to earn money while sharing your knowledge and promoting products you believe in. With dedication and hard work, you can become successful in this highly lucrative field.

Don’t forget to take advantage of the OneblogawayCo premium community, where you can get one-on-one help and value. Start building your passive side hustle business to over $100,000 in revenue, even as a complete beginner.

About the author 

Chris Myles

Chris Myles AKA Benji's Dad has been blogging since 2015 and quit his job to blog full-time. When our son Benji was born, I needed to earn a 2nd income from something that didn't take a ton of time away from my growing family and so my wife could quit her job to care for our son. After a lot of bumps in the road, I finally put everything together and was successful with my blogging business. I will teach you to create content that converts readers to customers, get your offers in front of the right people using SEO, and deepen the engagement you have with readers and your super-fans by using other social media platforms like YouTube and Podcasting. If you want to take your blogs to the next level and make money online - The Blogger Evolution Podcast is for you. Welcome!

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