103 | Affiliate Marketing Gold with KariAnne Wood

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In this episode, it’s my pleasure to interview my friend Karianne Wood, a successful blogger over at ThistlewoodFarms and expert in affiliate marketing. We discuss the potential of affiliate marketing, its growth in recent times, and Karianne’s best tips for making it work effectively.

Quick Facts:

  • Affiliate marketing is a $12 billion industry worldwide.
  • 31% of content creators consider affiliate marketing one of their top three sources of revenue.

Listen in as she shares:

  • Her best advice, insights, and tips for making affiliate marketing work for your business.
  • The growth of affiliate marketing as a revenue stream for creators, especially after the changes in 2020.
  • Her personal experience with affiliate marketing, where it constitutes over half of her revenue stream.

Maximizing Affiliates

  • Numbers are not as important as influencing buying decisions.
  • Tips for choosing the right products to promote.
  • The importance of resharing affiliate links to maintain sales momentum.
  • Karianne’s example of promoting plant spikes and the power of social proof.
  • The effectiveness of short-form videos for promoting affiliates.

Top Affiliate Programs

  • Karianne primarily uses Amazon and LTK as her main affiliate programs.
  • The significance of clean links for ensuring proper affiliate attribution.
  • Deep linking for improved conversion rates on Instagram and Facebook.
  • Tips for using URL shorteners like URL Genius for deep linking.

Leveraging Email Marketing

  • Karianne’s successful “Thistle Things” email, featuring curated lists of products from small businesses.
  • High open and click-through rates for the Thistle Things email.
  • Potential for collaborations through the Thistle Things email.

Links and resources mentioned during this episode:

In this episode, Karianne shares her valuable insights on how to make affiliate marketing a significant part of your online income strategy. From the power of social proof to the magic of deep linking, Karianne spills the beans on her best tips and tricks. She even hints at an upcoming game-changer from Shared Vision that’s sure to shake things up in the affiliate world.

So, if you’re ready to level up your affiliate game and turn followers into paying customers, you won’t want to miss this episode. Get ready to embrace your creative superpower and take your online business to new heights!

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