After you’ve done all the hard work to build an audience, gain their trust and boost your reach, it’s only normal to want to be compensated fairly. Affiliate marketing allows you to get a bigger reward from your efforts.
Another great feature is that many affiliate brands use visitor data tracking such as “cookies”. These tracking setups monitor a visitor’s movements through a website or landing page. So, if the visitor doesn’t purchase right away, but returns a few days later to buy, the sale would still be attributed to you.
Being an affiliate for established brands offers a simple yet effective way to increase your brand’s standing in your audience and potential sponsors’ eyes. Being an affiliate can also help you build a solid network you can capitalize on later on through brand deals and sponsorships with the brands you join forces with.