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How to promote affiliate programs in the pet industry strategies and tips can be used with any business, but since my experience is in this industry, I am focusing on this type of niche. You can accomplish your goals and succeed by being persistence, yet being flexible to trying new things.

What Is A Niche

Since my articles are beginner friendly, I feel I should share a little about choosing your niche, you will find this is your most important first step before starting any business. For those of you just starting your business you want to focus on a specialty in the business industry of your choice, I want you to know you can succeed with any niche as long as there is a demand for the products or services you will be providing. One example would be if you promote pet travel products and services, you will be targeting people who travel with their pets often.

Choosing Your Niche

One mistake I made before I learned how to promote affiliate programs in the pet industry was jumping from niche to niche, I did find out that thinking the grass is greener with other niches is very rarely true. You must have a deep passion and love for whatever you choose, I started out much like most people making the mistake of making my choices by what I thought I could earn the most money. Years later I realized money was not the best motivator for me, but instead what motivates me is helping people accomplish their dreams.

  • What motivates you
  • Passions in your life
  • Hobbies
  • What you love the most
  • What you know the most about
  • Problems people are searching for answers
  • Competition
  • Is there a demand
  • Skills
  • What are you good at
  • What you enjoy talking about endlessly
  • What will make you happy not make you wealthy
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Pet travel products is just one of the niches in the pet industry

What Is In Demand

One method of choosing affiliate programs is to research what are the biggest trends in the pet industry which are in demand, so to give you an idea I am sharing this list to get you started.

Examples Of Niche Websites

You can find companies offering pet affiliate programs by using Google and other search engines, but for your convenience I have shared some companies recommended with the trends in demand today.

This list is by no means the only companies which provides the products and services in demand, but these will give you an idea the type of companies to search for with affiliate programs. The only company I promote on my Facebook page is Chewy with very positive results, so this is one company I do recommend especially for a new business just starting out.

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Dogs and cats are the most in demand products in demand today

Business Strategy Which Works

5 Social Network Sites For Pet Lovers

So what you want to do is share their posts on your social media pages and even add them to your blogs as I am doing in this article. I really find scrolling to the bottom of their article pages and leaving comments with your website url and email address is a great strategy, you will find these websites will return the favor and promote your articles and website as well. You can find more websites like these by using Google, you just need to type in the search box social network sites for pet lovers. Many newbies don’t take advantage of this strategy, and the reason why is they feel they are promoting their competitors.

Social Media Marketing

Most of you will be depending on social media marking and content marketing to promote your business, you will find even the big business companies are using this strategy to promote their business.

These are what I recommend everyone start using when starting their business, you will find if you can’t afford to pay for advertising this will be your most effective strategy. The more active you are the more effective your pages will be, but you really should focus more on sharing solutions to people’s problems than selling your products. I also recommend building your traffic before promoting your products, you should at first limit your links and product reviews in your articles. This for most of us is the most difficult part of starting our business, but this will be one of your best strategy assets in the long run.

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You will find social media to be your best strategy when starting your business

Where To Get Your Photographs

You will need to be careful where you get your free pet photographs for pet blogs, you can get yourself into a mess of trouble using photographs which are not royalty free. I recommend you check Pixabay that is the first place I go myself, but there are other options you can check out as well.

  • Pixabay
  • Unsplash
  • Stock Snap IO
  • Pexels
  • Burst By Shopify
  • Reshot

How To Promote Affiliate Programs In The Pet Industry

This article is written more for beginners or people interested in starting their first business, but future articles will provide advanced strategies. I recommend you choose WordPress as your website builder, you will never be sorry for this decision and learning the skills will be well worth the time.

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4 Comments

Thabo · September 12, 2019 at 8:05 pm

Hello Jeff,
This is wealth of information not only for pet lovers who want to start a blog promoting affiliate programs in the pet industry, but also for anyone who wants an effective roadmap and strategy to promoting affiliate programs. The knowledge you offer though directed to the pet niche is easily transferable to any niche.Thanks for sharing this informative post.

    Jeff · September 19, 2019 at 10:36 am

    Thank You Thabo

    I am happy to hear from you again, I am focusing on the pet industry because that is the niche
    I know the best and has given me the most success. All the information in my articles you can
    apply for any niche, I thank you for pointing this out to my other readers in your comment
    today.

    Jeff

dena briley · September 13, 2019 at 1:25 am

This is great information for anyone exploring affiliate marketing. Helping to explore how to pinpoint a niche is very helpful as many times people get stuck on this and not sure where they want to go. I know I too have had that problem in the past. The one thing I have always been true to though is for my dogs, and I appreciate the examples and information you provide for the niche it is really helpful.

    Jeff · September 19, 2019 at 10:33 am

    Thank You Dena
    I appreciate you following my articles and commenting regularly, anyone considering
    starting a blog or online business really does need to spend the extra time choosing
    their niche.

    So many people give up a business only because they chose the wrong niche to promote,
    you must have a deep passion for the business industry you decide to promote to
    succeed.

    Jeff

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