7 Benefits of Creating a Membership Site on your Blog

Blogging sprung out of your passion. A great avenue where you can share your hobbies, knowledge or educate others. Thus, sharing different topics which interest you and your audience.

But how can you get money from this?

Blogs can generate revenue, most especially if it had been monetized the correct way. Affiliate marketing and ads are few of those.  Since a blog is a simple but effective way to draw the attention of your customers. It is very important to make this form of marketing to be as effective as possible.

Promoting your product and services through your blogs is the way to drive traffic to your site. Once you have established your website, that has consistent traffic and income. Building a membership site is a wise option to step up.

This will help you get a hold of your active readers which can become your customers. A community that you have created through your blogs will now turn to be your brand users.

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Membership Site

So the next question in mind: what’s a membership site?

A subscription service which offers products such as contents and goods or services. It requires a member to pay yearly or on a monthly basis.

In exchange for the payment, subscribers will get written, video or audio contents. For others, they offer goods like different merchandise their business offers. While some are offering services such as online courses.

Remember that these products or services are expected to fit the needs or interest of your niche. Sometimes, it can need you to be very knowledgeable about the topic. That people rely on you for consultations.

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Benefits of Creating a Membership Site

As we know, there are many ways to monetize a blog. Such as affiliate marketing, sponsorship, ads and promoting your very own product.

But, those income generating activities are difficult to forecast. Most especially when we talk about the revenue for the business. Hence, membership site gives you a better way to make money from your blogs.

#1: Recurring income on a monthly, quarterly or annual basis can be predicted.

#2: The information you have are useful in building your membership site. As well as it provides good interaction and varied formats.

#3: Turning your blogs into a great business platform, for real!

#4: Membership sites brings more income compared to ads.

#5: It helps to increase the value of your content.

#6: Better community building and engagement.

#7: Encourages you to create premium contents.

Wrap Up

A membership site is a better way to monetize your blogs. And it is a great business while doing your passion. Hence, it encourages you more to produce premium contents. For any product or service, you are offering.

Remember that the bottom line is you will always have to be as connected as possible to your audience. Giving them the topics they love to read will keep them as your follower and a paying subscriber.

Resources:

5 Reasons Every Blogger Should Start a Membership Site

How to Turn Your Blog into a Membership Site with WordPress

Membership Sites:6 Reasons Why You Should Turn Your Blogs into Membership Site To Make Money

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Fast Ways To Create a Profitable Website

Are you searching for a fast way to create a profitable website? Perhaps you want to create a fun path to monetizing your website. Your work with your passion has generated a great wealth of website traffic. You would be a fool if you did not take the time to earn income from that passion.  Now is the time to enroll in the Amazon Associates program! Let me walk you through the steps to become an associate of this amazing Amazon affiliate program.

Are you ready to become an Amazon Associates?  Okay, you will need to:

  • Sign up.
  • Be approved.
  • Use the affiliate links on your blogs!

Yes, it is really that easy. If your reader clicks on the link and becomes converted into a buyer, Amazon will give you a little share of the sale. Thus you have succeeded in creating a profitable website.

Sounds amazing, doesn’t it?

Let’s keep going.

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Amazon Affiliate Program

What is it? Before we dive deeper, let us learn its definition.

Amazon’s affiliate program is also called Amazon Associate. Keep in mind that this is an affiliate program. It gives bloggers and website owners an opportunity to earn income. Through advertising goods sold in Amazon.com by lining the product to their website.

Once a reader of the blog or article clicks on the link. And makes a sale, the website owner or blogger will earn referral fees.  Now you have a created a profitable website that is earning you money, isn’t that amazing!

Here are 4 easy steps on how to become an Amazon Affiliate:

 

#1: Have your website or blog ready.

 

An active website or blog is important for anyone to be able to start as an Amazon Associate. It is nice to have lots of contents already published on the site. Make sure that it is real and looks not only great but been active for a while.

Part of the process is to draw the purpose of your website. Hence, create a concrete idea of the reason you’re having that website. As well as the audience you are serving and above all, on how you bring traffic to your blog.

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#2: Go to the Amazon Associate Homepage.

 

This part is so important too. So make sure to be mindful do this step. Never miss this! Visit the website and click on “create one”.

 

#3: Create your profile.

 

It is time to build your Amazon Associate Profile. Click “New Customer”  and fill out all the necessary information that you need to provide. Such as follows:

  1. Account Information
  2. Website Address
  3. Preferred Store ID or your website name. At this point, you have to sell out your self by explaining the things that your website’s aim. Then, choose Amazon topics which your links are targeting.
  4. Another set of explaining needs to be done on the next part of the form. This is where you will have to explain how you will create traffic.
  5. Input your active phone number.
  6. Select your method of payment.

 

#4: Make Amazon Affiliate links.

 

After creating your account, you’ll be routed to your personal homepage. It will show your performance dashboard. This also where you will search for the best and most relevant product that you wish to link to your contents.

Here is a quick guide for you:

  • Choose between “Quick Link”. This will let you search for a specific keyword for a product.  Or if you select “Browse for Products”, it will let you search through categories.
  • Upon getting the most relevant product, click “Get Link”.
  • You have the freedom to choose your link if you want to add it as a text, image or both. Or a widget can also be an option.
  • Customize your background color, title or image size, depending on the link type.
  • Copy and paste the link. Or You can also select the shortened link or the HTML. Then, paste it to your site.
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As an entrepreneur, most especially if your business is blogging. Linking your website to Amazon Associate will gain more value. As you are not only promoting your idea but you are sharing some products that you trust. This serves as a guide to your readers on the best products they can use.

With that, you will become an expert of the niche you target. So, aside from a good potential of gaining traffic.  Amazon will spill some amount as a referral fee for linking and promoting their product.

So isn’t that help more than being interesting?

Share your thoughts about Amazon Affiliate Marketing. Together let’s build or business’ future!

 

Resources:

Amazon Affiliate Program: What It Is & How to Get Started

Getting Started With the Amazon Associates Affiliate Program

Everything You Need to Know About the Amazon Affiliate Program

 

Five Most  Profitable Direct Sales Companies for 2019

What are the five most profitable direct sales companies in 2019? Well, are you interested in venturing in a direct selling business?  You probably want to research all of your options before you begin.

Or maybe you are now doing it? But are still looking for an opportunity to be affiliated to new direct sales companies in 2019?

If your answer is yes, then we have great news for you!

We want to share these five new and most profitable direct sales companies to watch for this year. When we talk about direct sales, always take advantage of an unsaturated market. And build a robust and loyal customer base.

Before we go on, for the benefits of the neophytes, we will define what is the basic concept of good direct selling. And on how to earn huge income.

Direct selling refers to selling products to the consumer in a non-retail domain. But, sales occur at home, work, or other non-store places. The system is basically the distribution of products from manufacturers. Distributed directly to direct sales company or to the consumer. It eliminates the several middlemen involved such as a wholesaler and regional distribution centers.

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Types of Direct Selling

These are as follows:

#1: Single-level direct sales.

These type of sales are done one-on-one like door-to-door or one-on-one presentations. This can be done through online and offline as well.  You can earn through commission basis.

#2: Hosting or Party plan.

Sales are done in a group setting and income is based on commission, too.

#3: The third is Multilevel Marketing (MLM).

Sales are made in various ways either. It could be one-on-one presentations, party plan or overriding commission. And that is through business partner or recruits.

Let us present to you the list of new profitable and established direct sales companies. Wherein you can reap potential rewards of working this year 2019.

So, read on and keep rolling!

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List of recommendable companies to start direct selling this year

Company#1: MASKCARA

Maskcara is a direct sales company distributing new beauty products. This was launched last January of 2017. The brand based in Utah and founded by Cara, a beauty blogger, and makeup artist. If you want to engage business in Maskcara you can sale either a basic kit worth for $199 or a Pro Kit worth $399.

The good news is, the moment you purchase the kit you can avail already the artist commission. As a new business partner, you are entitled to a 40% discount on your next order. To remain your account active as Artist, you don’t need to maintain a certain quota. Unlike other direct sales company.

Company#2: MAX & MADELEINE

Max & Madeleine was started by two moms way back in 2016. After struggling to find products that would be safe for their children. They finally found the best product which is safe for people who are sensitive in chemical and food.

The company offered 25% commission on retail sales for the consultants. Plus 10% extra bonus to power sellers.

To join the program, you need to buy the enrollment kit for $99. The kit is composed of a brand’s of your choice top selling products. As well as catalogs and other marketing materials.

Company#3: MOJILIFE

MojiLife offers new product concept for home fragrance. And its primary product is a wickless, heatless home fragrance diffusion device. The AirMoji that can be used either in home or offices. If you want to become a distributor of the brand, all you have to do is purchase any of three different levels of kit.

The cost of the starter kit is $85 and includes one device plus two fragrances. While the elite kit is cost $335 and have the devices, six fragrances, a base, and various cleaning products. Commission begins at 20% and increases up to 25% after you have made $850 worth of sales. Packages include your own website from the brand. This is where to promote your products and no quota required.

Company#4: MAYBERRYS

Mayberrys is a Canadian legging and a fashion direct sales company. It made a trip south last 2016 of October. They offered an updated selection of comfortable leggings, tops, skirts, and dresses. Also, the company offers children clothing. To become the stylist of the brand you buy any of the three kits, lead stylist kit is $199 and includes $300 worth of products.

The sellers working strategy is through online most of the time. You will earn 20% commission on sales and receive a 30% discount on your personal orders.

Company#5: YOUNGLIVING ESSENTIAL OILS

The cost of Premium starter kit for Young Living essential oils is only $160 and has a retail value of $300. Upon buying the kit you will automatically become a wholesale member. And will receive 24% off your next purchase.

Final Thought

Actually, there are plenty of choices. Most especially when it comes to the top beauty direct sales companies for 2019. Wherein you can find what’s fit for your personality and offers you good income potentials. Of course when it comes to establishing your ground. It is always good to start distributing products that are not yet saturated in your area.

But we will not limit only to those direct sales companies that are already in the market for a long time. Like Amway, Avon Products and Herbalife.  As they are still in the Top 3 direct sales company as published by DSN of May 2018. And they are among the top 100 global direct sales company. You may still consider these companies as one of your choices for direct selling for 2019.

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References:

What is Direct Selling and Is it a Good Home Business Option?

Top Beauty Direct Sales Companies for 2019

DSN Announces 2018 Global 100!