Flipkart is a popular online shopping site. You could earn as much as Rs 25,000 per month by buying an affiliate to Flipkart. Sounds interesting, right? This is a fact too. The affiliate is a digital marketing term, which means the direct or indirect transmission of potential customers. Being an affiliate site/person or an institution, your objective is to directly or indirectly increase sales revenue for Flipkart.
How can this be done?
There are two ways of doing affiliate marketing. The first one is direct and the second one is indirect. Astonishingly, the indirect way of affiliate marketing is quite effective and popular in the digital world today. It is more beneficial too. However, you can use direct and indirect marketing approaches simultaneously to beat your operating costs and increase your overall revenue.
Seller on Flipkart
A direct way of partnering with Flipkart is to become a seller on its site. The process of registration of Flipkart is very simple and you can be a registered seller on Flipkart by inputting some basic details about your business. You can bring more traffic or potential customers to Flipkart’s site from your site. This will not only increase your overall sales, but also will bring you some affiliate points too.
Flipkart values affiliates and has lucrative plans for people, institutions or website that brings traffic and sales to its site. There are specific commission amounts released (which is based on the traffic, sales, etc.) for affiliates encouraging them to bring in more potential customers. The commission rates can go as high as 15%. You can promote traffic from your personal business site to Flipkart for purchases. You also have rewards for referring your friends/partners as sellers or affiliates on Flipkart.
A True Affiliate of Flipkart
The indirect way of earning commissions goes on the lines of some successful websites online. Many review sites, particularly relevant to the mobile, gadget and other electronic categories have earned huge amounts of money consistently using the concept of affiliate marketing. These sites not only review some exclusive mobiles, laptops and various other gadgets & stuffs, but also feature a link to buy that product in the description.
These links when accessed by potential customers prove rewarding not only for affiliate review sites, but also lead to higher sales conversion ratios for Flipkart. This trend is getting increasingly popular nowadays. Many sites just feature relevant information and move traffic to Flipkart. These sites are blogs or simple articles that have some product listed on Flipkart relevant to the post.
How to accomplish a perfect or close to the perfect affiliate site?
Earning money through affiliation is not easy. It is a series of procedures that may eat up a considerable amount of time and effort. The first step towards building the most profitable site is research. The first stage is all about determining content, topic, name, objective, etc., of the proposed site. You can target smartphones, clothing fashion, electronics in a broader sense, etc.
Finalizing your idea
It is essential to focus on a broader category of products (for instances electronics, includes smartphones, television, refrigerators, etc.) or a single product dimension (includes only smartphone or only television). Identifying name for your site is the second task. Make sure the selected name has a domain available and is short and sweet. Do check GoDaddy or any other domain offering sites. You shall get a unique ‘.com’ or ‘.in’ domain in the range of Rs 100-900 per month.