They say knowledge is power, and nowhere is this more apparent than in the affiliate marketing industry. The more you know, the more successful your business will ultimately be, and you’ll have the insight and experience required to implement an effective marketing strategy.
The month of March is all about reading, and what better way to learn than through the power of books? To celebrate this month’s World Book Day, we’ve put together a list of the six best affiliate marketing books that you need to add to your collection. Check them out below.
Affiliate Marketing for Dummies – Ted Sudol and Mladjenovic
The X for Dummies series is one of the world’s best-known and most beloved non-fiction book franchises, covering an unbelievable range of different topics, sectors, and industries.
Don’t let the title fool you, this book isn’t purely aimed at total beginners to the affiliate marketing world. While it certainly is a fantastic starting point for newcomers, the book delves deep into the fundamentals of affiliate marketing and covers both theoretical and practical topics. Even industry veterans can benefit from going back to basics sometimes, which means Affiliate Marketing for Dummies deserves a spot on your bookshelf no matter how experienced you are.
Affiliate Marketing Secrets – Chandler Wright
US-based entrepreneur Chandler Wright runs a number of successful online businesses. He made the decision to share his experiences with the wider industry, publishing Affiliate Marketing Secrets in 2019, in which he details his key insights and advice about running an affiliate marketing business.
The book first covers the basic principles that define affiliate marketing and then uses these as a foundation to build a clear and actionable plan to kickstart your own affiliate business, complete with step-by-step instructions and real industry examples to inspire you.
Affiliate Program Management: An Hour a Day – Evgenii ‘Geno’ Prussakov
If you’re looking for details about what a typical day looks like for an affiliate program manager, look no further than Affiliate Program Management: An Hour a Day.
Written by award-winning affiliate management expert Evgenii ‘Geno’ Prussakov, the book talks you through how to effectively plan and launch your own affiliate program, using real-world case studies and processes to give you a clear idea of industry-standard practices.
What’s more, the book covers a lot of content creation strategy tips, including for social media, videos, widgets, and coupons.
Performance Partnerships – Robert Glazer
Sometimes, looking backwards is just as important as looking forwards. By studying history, we can then use what we’ve learnt to inform our decisions as we move forward. This is particularly relevant for affiliate marketers, analysing the industry in the past can give us a clear vision of where it’s heading in the future.
In Performance Partnerships, affiliate marketing expert Robert Glazer gives us a detailed history of the industry and reflects on how the sector has evolved and how he sees its future path. These insights are invaluable, be sure to add Performance Partnerships to your collection.
Affiliate Marketing – Mark Smith
If you’re looking for no-nonsense books about the industry, you’d be hard-pushed to find something more perfect than Mark Smith’s Affiliate Marketing. The book outlines a clear definition of affiliate marketing in a concise and accessible way.
However, don’t assume that this book is aimed solely at the novice demographic. It contains some fantastic tips and advice about common industry scams, with details on how they operate and clear guidelines on how they can be avoided.
Cybercrime is a big issue in all ecommerce sectors, affiliate marketing being no exception, so this book is a must-have for any digital business owners looking to safeguard their company.
From Nothing – Ian Pribyl
If you own any kind of online business, be it an affiliate program, an ecommerce platform, or a blog, From Nothing is simply unmissable. It tells the story of Ian Pribyl’s journey, using his path to success as a roadmap which you can follow to take your business to the next level.
While From Nothing isn’t dedicated completely to affiliate marketing, it contains some truly fantastic insights about online business in general that are sure to help you maximise your strategy.
Whether you’re just starting out or an established affiliate marketing pro, check out some of the books we’ve listed above and expand your knowledge.
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