The world of business now has made tremendous advancement most especially in this era of 21st Century. A manifestation of this observation is anchored on the different and current usage of technology in growing one’s business. One proven as an effective way of increasing sales in any online product or service is the use of Affiliate Marketing. In this strategy, you give a commission to other online users who promote and advertise your product or services. In short, these specific people are free to advertise and promote your product, leading to sales growth, for as long as you give them the agreed commission for every purchase that people go through them.

The big question now is, when should you start doing Affiliate Marketing? In this article, I will be addressing that big question by giving you three possible timing which dictates that you should begin employing this strategy to your business. Remember that whatever type of online business you have, all these timings will be necessary and at the same time beneficial for you in one way or another. So, when to use this strategy?

When you want to build traffic on your site. Marketers would put links and banners of your products on their site, and as they click those advertisements, expect that you will get to have more and more visitors as the day passes by. It does not mean that all these visitors will buy or purchase a product, maybe 20% or 30% will do, and the rest are just there out of curiosity. But whatever they will do as they enter your site, may it be buying or just reading about your products, it is an advantage because you get to create traffic.

When you want to gather prospective leads. In this case, you will have to primary make sure that you create a way for your page or site visitors to leave you their email address or another way of correspondence. Through this, you are now able to send them updates about your products, and you will get to promote your business. Just, for example, a user clicked on the link, indicated his/her email address, put some items in the cart, and then left without the actual purchasing process. Because you now have the email address, you now have the lead; you can now remind him/her though generated email that he/she left something on his/her cart. Furthermore, if some items similar or relevant to those items are in his/her cart, you can also send him/her emails.

When you want progressive sales. Remember that through the help of your marketers, there is a higher chance that visitors to your site will go from the ordinary to double, to triple, and to even bigger number of visitors. By making sure that all the things are settled on your site, and all things are working well with you and with your associates, then they will do their best to sell your products and give you a higher sell.

Affiliate Marketing is secure, reliable, and an efficient way to improve the overall standing of your business. If you are now asking me personally when is the best time to begin using this strategy? My answer is NOW! Good luck!