Traffic is the lifeblood of your affiliate marketing business. The more targeted traffic you send to your website the better your click ratio will be and the more sales commissions you will receive.
Here are 5 ways that you can use to drive visitors to your website.
This is like a web diary. You can write some interesting snippets or teasers for readers and link them to interesting places on your site. In this way you will be creating back links to your site, which will help you to improve search engine ranking.
Added to this, if you put at least one set of your blogs on blogger.com, Google will spider the link in about 2 days. This is because Google owns this blogging site, and their spiders crawl through there on a regular basis picking up links on new blogs.
Are fun ways to promote your business. Post question and answers in these forums. You will learn a lot and help others. Although you cannot advertise as such here or in discussion groups and boards you can leave your little email signature every time you post.
This is one of the oldest and best forms of marketing. There are several ways to do this but the easiest is just to give away an e-book on your site and have a couple of links, and a full-page ad in the back for your product or service.
Grant permission to your readers to give away the book and see this promotion snowball.
Social media marketing
Promoting your business on social media sites like Facebook have also caught on and will work for some markets.
Submitting informational content on other blogs is also a powerful way to promote your business and you can write or have articles written that are interesting and informative to your readers. This will bring many targeted visitors to your site.