Google is still the number one search engine and owns YouTube. That means adding video to your affiliate marketing strategy will increase your influence with Google Search.
Even if you put the same information in an article that you put in a video, people tend to trust you more if you put it on video. The reason is that when you communicate with a video, especially if you appear in the video yourself, they tend to believe that you know what you are saying. They can see your body language, hear the tone of your voice, and that helps them trust you more.
Review posts that have a genuine air of authority and a touch of truth are the perfect context for placing an affiliate product link in order to earn commissions.
You should only review products that you are familiar with and your reviews should be as honest as possible. Otherwise, you’ll start to gain a reputation for being willing to promote any old junk, damaging your position as an expert in your niche.
Review videos are good if you’re short on time and want to express your opinion without having to write a lot. However, be sure to use keywords in the video title and a description of the video.
Videos are also a useful promotional tool that can generate a lot of traffic if you post them on YouTube and Facebook.
Tutorials and Demo Videos and Posts
They are very popular because they show the product in action. People will even see “unpacking videos” in which a person orders something online and is filmed opening the box when it arrives.
However, video tutorials and demos can be much more helpful, especially if the article is expensive or complicated.
People love tips, tricks, and insider tips to get the most out of what they buy. Many customers also love the “Quick Start” guides that can help them get started using the item from the moment they open the box. Therefore, videos of this nature are ideal for stimulating affiliate sales.
You can also create quick start guides, checklists, and / or cheat sheets that they can download if they sign up for your customer list before purchasing the item. These bonuses don’t cost a lot to create, but they can really help you position yourself as an expert in your niche.
Write a script of what you want to show in each video you create. Try to produce high-quality videos, not tacky home movies. Add Interesting Items That Show Your Personality – People do business with the people they like.