Affiliates: The best marketing systems use 1000’s of
affiliates to promote and market their products. This is
usually done in-house with their own affiliate program or
onsite software set up. Some use third party affiliate
programs like ClickBank, 1ShoppingCart, Commission Junction,
LinkShare, or Shareasale. Your ignition.
* AutoResponders: One of the most effective marketing tool
these systems use, autoresponders are essential for delivering
the sales. appetight A series of follow-up e-mails will increase those
sales dramatically, studies have shown that it takes 6 or
7 follow-ups before someone purchases your product. Consider
the autoresponder like a fuel injection system.
* Tracking and Marketing Resources: All have extensive
tracking and marketing resources, usually located online
within a membership site. An easy to use and accessible
tracking system for affiliates is needed. So too are
marketing resources such as banners, links, coupons,
graphics, seo tactics, landing pages, lead capture pages,
brandable reports, articles and ebooks. Obviously, your toolkit.
* Viral Marketing: All great Internet marketing systems
use viral marketing techniques. This can be as simple a
brandable reports, articles, software or eBooks. Affiliates
can embed their own IDs and pass these viral products along
to their friends and visitors, these useful viral products
then get passed around all over the web. Creating links,
contacts, buzz and funneling prospects back to your
marketing system. Consider it your Turbo Charger.
* Online Forums: Many of the better Internet Marketing
systems will have an online forum where members can network
and interact. Offering workshops and tutorials. This is a
vital community building tool that must not be overlooked
or underestimated. It will greatly enhance the effectiveness
of any marketing system, building a foundation and launch pad
for any new products. Your gas station.
* Cross Promotion: These marketing systems can become very
complex: promoting programs within programs, cross networking
whole systems within systems, joint ventures within joint
ventures… Marketing seminars, conventions and workshops
are other lucrative features these systems use to market
their products and to network with other marketers. Hybrid fuel.
* Corporate Blogs: Most have company blogs or a network of
members’ blogs. Realizing the importance of these relatively
new mediums for getting the word out. RSS feeds are also used
to syndicate your sales message and content. That would be
your satellite radio.
* Affiliate Incentives: The better marketing systems have
affiliate incentives and contests to motivate the sales force.
From cruises to Ferraries…
* They Pay Their Affiliates On Time: Might seem trivial, except
for the affiliate. The best Internet marketing systems pay
their affiliate regularly and on time. They are trusted and
respected by affiliates and online marketers. This trust have
been built up over many years of good solid business
relationships. The best marketing systems are the ones that
can harvest and develop those relationships with thousands
or even millions of affiliates. Your accelerator.
* Automation: The one key element that makes all of the above
possible. These Internet marketing systems are automated to
the highest degree possible. Without automation these large
marketing networks could not function. Therefore, almost all
the day to day running of a marketing system is automated and
can run smoothly without much work or maintenance. The grease
that makes everything run.
* Internet: These marketing systems have taken full advantage
of the world wide web and used it to their benefit. It permits
global marketing with affiliates in every country around the
world. A large multinational marketing force that is made
possible only with the creation of the Internet. Consider it
the clue that connects the whole system.
The computer and the Internet make these whole automated
marketing systems possible. Closely studied and dissected,
these systems are complex, intricate creatures solidly
embedded into the Internet and the lives of millions around
the globe. Enabling lifestyles that offer mobility, freedom
and enrichment never before seen this side of a PowerBall
When you picture these complex marketing systems, don’t think
of computers, databases, autoresponders, wires…
Rather, picture a sun drenched tropical beach with a light
breeze and a clear blue sky. Picture a person sitting to one
side, checking daily sales stats on a cool sleek shinny laptop…
don’t forget to zoom in real close and you will notice a slight
smug smile. But don’t stop there, if you stare really hard and
think about what you have just read, you will have a clear view
of an Internet marketing system.