Yes it does. According to statics, Ethiopians are also among those that can benefit and earn profitably in affiliate marketing. Affiliate marketing work in Ethiopia perfectly as it does in order country although their maybe some affiliate programs that Ethiopians cannot register and participate in. However this doesn’t mean you cannot do affiliate marketing in fact, the number of affiliate programs that you can register in from Ethiopia are much compare to the ones you cannot.
What is affiliate marketers
Affiliate marketers are those that sell products for others companies, businesses, organizations in return for a commission for each and every product sold through them. These set of people are not selling their own products now, but they sell for others and get some amounts of income or some percentage of the money for the products they sold.
Does affiliate marketing pay in Ethiopia?
I think most affiliate programs do not specify their payment based on countries all they do is to pay according to how many sales you made. If you really learn and understand the strategy very well, you can be making thousands of dollars monthly as an affiliate marketer in Ethiopia.
How to start affiliate marketing work in Ethiopia?
As an affiliate marketer in Ethiopia all you need to know and get started are listed and explained below.
- Select a niche
- Choose affiliate program
- Choose products of your interest to promote
- Create content
- Generate traffic
- Monitoring and tracking of sales and results
Selecting or choosing a niche
This means choosing the topic, niche or products that your audience or customers are interested in. It is also advisable you choose the topic, niche or product you have knowledge about. Because your knowledge about it will help you while in convincing people about the product.
Choose affiliate program
It is advisable you should make a deep research and find affiliate programs that are relevant to your niche. Not just relevant, you can look for those who are also paying high. Plenty list of best affiliate programs you can choose, among them include Amazon Associates, ClickBank, ShareASale.
Choose products of your interest to promote
After selecting the affiliate program you are going to be using and you have registered properly as an affiliate marketer on the platform, the next is to choose the product you will promote or let say market to your customers. Earlier I talked about choosing niche related to what is relevant in your community or what your audiences are interested in, now the products also should align with their wants and demand. You cannot be marketing football boots to audience who are into music that means you should market something related to their need right? And vice versa.
To be sincere you need to learn how create contents around the products you are choosing that is why it is advisable to choose products you have knowledge about. This content you are creating are what people are going see, read, watch or listened to and this must convince that and make them wanting to purchase those products you are marketing. These contents can be in the form of blog posts, reviews, social media posts, videos, or podcasts.
You need to, you just have to find a way to bring traffic in. talking about traffic I mean plenty people seeing the contents you created. And this can be achieved through SEO, email marketing, social media marketing, and others.
Monitoring and tracking of sales and result
It is now time to keep track of your sales, earnings, strategies that work better for you accordingly. What product is people buying more why are they buying it? Is it because it is cheap, is it the product seasonal, all this are what you should be noting down.
How to sell affiliate products in Ethiopia?
The best way is on social media. You just need to find out which social media platform are your customers always active on, is it on tiktok, facebook, intagram, twitter, snapchat, or even instagram, then you will now use those platforms in promoting those products. Apart from using social media, you can also use your blog or YouTube channel if you have any. Other ways to promote or sell affiliate products include the use of email marketing.