Affiliate marketing course for beginners to start & succeed

Best affiliate marketing course for beginners: strategies to succeed with an affiliate marketing passive income business
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  • Lectures 43
  • Length 3.5 hours
  • Skill Level All Levels
  • Languages English
  • Includes Lifetime access
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About This Course

Published 3/2014 English

Course Description

Latest Course Update:

  • CommissionJunction, Amazon, Clickbank, CJ, JVZoo affiliate programs pros and cons
  • 8 helpful online forums where people discuss affiliate strategies
  • 8 CPA affiliate networks (CPA offers maximize conversion rates) to find great CPA offers that convert
  • Full course section with multiple lectures: choosing offers that will make the most money
  • 25 top affiliate Wordpress plugins


This affiliate marketing course will teach you strategies to make money with affiliate marketing and help you create a great passive income revenue stream.

Who This Affiliate Marketing Course Is For

  • People who want to start a home based business and make passive income, and don't know how/where to start
  • People who are already working on their affiliate business, and need extra insights, help and guidance

Do You Have Questions About What You Will Get From This Affiliate Marketing Course?

Send me a private message with any questions you might be wondering about the course, and I'll tell you whether the course will help your particular situation or not.

How This Affiliate Marketing Course Is Structured

The course will take between one and two hours to complete. The course is based on 25+ lectures covering various topics in affiliate marketing. The lectures are all video which is the preferred type of course material in Udemy.

What You Will Get From This Affiliate Marketing Course

  • You will have a very solid understanding of how to make money with affiliate marketing
  • You will know where to find good affiliate products to sell
  • You will be able to understand which offers have the most earnings potential
  • You will increase and grow your affiliate revenue

There Are Four Main Parts To This Affiliate Marketing Course

PART1: Affiliate marketing basics and fundamentals.

PART2: Choosing a niche, why it is important to choose a good niche, how to set up your website, and get started with promoting affiliate products.

PART3: How to actually do the affiliate marketing. Some of the topics covered are: how to choose affiliate offerings and products, different affiliate aggregators, and how maximize affiliate earnings.

PART4: How to do marketing to drive traffic to the affiliate products you are promoting. You will need to be a great marketer so that you can get a high volume of traffic from whom to make money.

Personal Touch You Won't Get Anywhere Else

In addition to the course lectures, you get my help and advice! Students are able to start discussions and message me with private questions. I answer 99% of questions within 24 hours. I love helping students who take my courses and I look forward to helping you.



This affiliate marketing course comes with an unconditional, Udemy backed, 30 day money-back guarantee so you can try the course risk free. This is not just a guarantee, it's my personal promise to you that you will succeed ... just like my thousands of other Udemy students.

What are the requirements?

  • Need to be interested in affiliate marketing
  • Need to be building a website or already have a website

What am I going to get from this course?

  • You will learn solid fundamentals for how to do affiliate marketing
  • You will be able to get started with affiliate marketing
  • You will know how to make money with affiliate marketing
  • Learn the difference of CPA, CPC and other kinds of affiliate marketing paradigms
  • Learn affiliate marketing strategies you can use to begin making money today
  • Learn how to choose a good affiliate niche
  • Learn about common pitfalls and how to avoid them
  • Learn top strategies affiliates use to make money, and try out those strategies for yourself
  • Get tips on how to predict whether a product will be lucrative to sell as an affiliate or not
  • Learn pros and cons of the 5 major affiliate sites
  • Make more money with smarter affiliate efforts
  • Save time by avoiding common mistakes
  • Join a community of over 9,000 students

Who is the target audience?

  • People looking to earn money online
  • If you are already trying to do affiliate marketing and need more help and advice

What you get with this course?

Not for you? No problem.
30 day money back guarantee.

Forever yours.
Lifetime access.

Learn on the go.
Desktop, iOS and Android.

Get rewarded.
Certificate of completion.


Section 1: Course Introduction: Watch This First To Understand What You Get From The Course
How to get benefit from the 1st course lecture & other benefits and introduction
What is affiliate marketing? And why it is so good
Affiliate marketing: 3 VERY different strategies to win
How to use the discussion to get my personal feedback for you and your business
Pro tip: how to quickly get through this course
Section 2: Affiliate marketing basics
Common affiliate marketing mistakes
Why choosing a niche is so important
How to choose an affiliate marketing niche
The mistake I made when choosing the niche for my first business
Section 3: Steps to get started with affiliate marketing
Overview of 5 different affiliate aggregation sites you can gets products from
Affiliate marketing without having your own website
Product reviews as a winning affiliate strategy
How to start and close the sales cycle
How to recruit other affiliates to resell your product
Section 4: NEW! Fundamentals of choosing great offers that will make the most money
How to maximize affiliate earnings
CPA (Cost Per Action) affiliate marketing vs. selling affiliate products
NEW! List of 8 CPA Affiliate networks. CPA maximizes conversion rates
Pay Per Call Affiliate Marketing
How to get others to sell your product as affiliates
NEW! What kinds of offers are better for mobile vs. desktop traffic
NEW! Strategies I use to find good affiliate products to sell
NEW! Affiliate cookies
NEW! How backend commissions can boost your affiliate earnings
NEW! Make a lot of money per sale with recurring revenue affililiates
NEW! EPC - use the earnings per click metric to predict earnings
NEW! How ADV (average order value) can impact your earnings
Section 5: Comparison of major affiliate sites
Pros and cons of the Amazon affiliate program
CommissionJunction ( overview
JvZoo overview
09:28 overview
Clickbank overview
Section 6: Further resources
NEW! Great affiliate marketing forums where people share great ideas
Section 7: Marketing to drive traffic to your affiliate products

In this introduction lecture of our course, I give three very different perspectives on what marketing really is. I talk about how the theory of how a market forms, what marketing means to business owners like you and I, and how everything we do in our business is in one way or another related to our marketing (and often branding).


This is my own theory, but it seems to work like a charm every time, and was extremely effective for me when i was just a beginner in marketing. This concept helps you to plan out or keep in mind the core concepts of what will make a marketing campaign successful. The 4 items are: 1) Scale of the number of people you will reach 2) The cost of your marketing campaign 3) The quality of the targeting of how well you reach your target market and 4) Eventual conversion of the people you reach to becoming clients of your business.


SEO (search engine optimization) is a topic to which it is hard to give an introduction because SEO has grown to be many different things to many different people. And really, where do you start to explain SEO? At the heart of it, of course, the practice of SEO is your practice as a marketer to position your website or product pages to get as much search traffic as possible. Many people associate SEO with Google search because Google is the biggest player in search. But the truth is that people search for things everywhere on the web. For example, people search mobile app stores for apps, they search Amazon, eBay or Etsy for products, they search Yelp for local businesses, and they search iTunes for music and podcasts. All that is SEO, and in this part of the course you will learn how to capture all of that traffic.

NEW! Top SEO ranking factors from 150 top SEO experts
Introduction to social media marketing

Why building your email list as an affiliate marketer is so important. Affiliate marketers swear by their email lists because their email lists typically grow over time, and they get a chance to continuously re-engage the people on their email lists. Over time the people on those email lists can be turned into fans that buy products and engage. Once you have made such fans, you can promote things to them on an ongoing basis for years to come.

How to increase sales by adding scarcity
NEW! advanced Twitter marketing strategy to drive sales and branding
NEW! Facebook marketing tip to increase engagement of your sales posts
Section 8: Conclusion
Your opinion matters to me. I want to make sure you love the course

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Instructor Biography

Alex Genadinik, Love helping you succeed: 75,000 students & 100 courses

3-time best selling Amazon author, creator of top entrepreneur mobile apps, and host of a popular business and marketing channel on YouTube.

I am the creator of the Problemio business apps which are some of the top mobile apps for planning and starting a business with 1,000,000+ downloads across iOS, Android and Kindle.

I am also an author of three business books (marketing to reach 1,000,000 people, on starting a business, and on the mobile app business).

I am also a business coach. On my apps and in my private coaching practice I have helped over 1,000 entrepreneurs. That means I can probably help you quite a bit as well.

My areas of expertise are mobile apps, software engineering, marketing (SEO and social), and entrepreneurship.

I created over 100 courses on Udemy with 75,000+ students by whom I am humbled and who I try to help any way I can!

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