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How to Benefit from Affiliate Marketing (Without Having a Huge Audience)

Disclosure: There are some affiliate links below, but these are for products that I highly recommend. I only share things that I love and use regularly. Thank you so much for your support!

Have you heard that you can use affiliate marketing for your online business?

I used to think that all you needed to do with affiliate marketing was place your affiliate link or banner up on your blog and then you would just start making money. While that method does work for some, that is not how I made it work for me.

Even though I don't have THOUSANDS of people on my email list, I have made over $2K via affiliate marketing in the past couple of months.  

Here's the thing, instead of throwing up links on my site, I share WHY I love these products and HOW to use them too! With affiliate marketing, I am able to get paid for this, so it's a win-win situation! YOU can do this too!

 

Now all affiliate relationships are not equal, for some companies you will have a referral link, a promo code, an affiliate link or etc. 

You can benefit from affiliate marketing in a lot of different ways:

How to Create a Collaboration/Roundup Blog Post

A few months ago I was included in this roundup post, 22 Awesome Blogs to Help Creative Entrepreneurs Grow Their Business from Melanie at CopyRefresh.

I remember that I was leaving the gym and my notifications were going off like crazy… and then I had this email:

7 Tailwind Tribes for Creative Bloggers to Boost Their Traffic

Have you heard of Tailwind Tribes? I LOVE using Tailwind Tribes.  

Tailwind Tribes are similar to a group board on Pinterest but better. It's more exclusive, you have to be invited or have a special link invitation to join and you're able to connect with other marketers, bloggers, etc. within your niche.

If you're interested in learning about Tailwind, check out my Ultimate Guide to Using Tailwind for Pinterest here

Tailwind Tribes are great because they are more niched down than a Pinterest group board and you can get the statistics from the tribes that you're in. Here's an example of the reach and repins that I received from one of my tribes. 

The Ultimate Guide to Using Tailwind for Pinterest

I started using Tailwind a few months ago and wow I am loving it. In three short months, I have grown my website traffic, email list, and Pinterest following.

Tailwind is a Pinterest Scheduling tool you can also use it for Instagram but I haven't used that feature yet. 

So before I tell you why you'll love Tailwind, get some helpful links and a video training, I want to share with you what life was like for me before Tailwind.