Most people online have heard of affiliate marketing and a newer version of this technique is beginning to take hold and become just as widely known in the world of Internet marketing. This newest approach is known as Bum marketing and is quickly becoming an alternative to the more formal, tried and true affiliate method and here’s how you can use it to make money online.
So what is Bum Marketing and why should you consider adopting it as an online home based business opportunity? As the name suggests this tactic allows you to make money on the web very quickly but with minimal effort, hence the term Bum. This approach addresses the issue of the mindset many people enter the field of Internet marketing possessing and that is you can make a living on the Internet without having to work hard for it.
Bum marketing is perhaps the closest you’ll come to this concept as an Internet marketer however, as we all know by now there is no such animal in the truest sense of the word when it comes to making an honest living on the web with little or no effort. Affiliate marketing requires more work to achieve success and you also need more understanding of the concepts involved than does its rival technique.
Another key point which will please people just starting out online with a home based business is that Bum marketing can be undertaken with little or no cost to the marketer which may also help explain the name associated with this approach.
Basically, with Bum marketing you make money from links you add to articles you have written which are targeted toward a specific niche and which you hope will be recognized and listed by Google and company. Of course, when people click on your embedded affiliate links you make money.
However, it isn’t as simple as just described; there are several key steps you must take before writing your editorial and posting it online. First of all, you must find a hot niche market to target and include keywords related to this topic in your article. When researching for these keywords you must be careful not to include phrases which are too competitive because this will make it more difficult to make sales and profits.
Article writing is at the center of a successful Bum marketing career because in order for people to click through to your product offer they must want to read more and be engaged in your topic in order to reach that point. So if writing isn’t one of your strengths you may want to consider outsourcing this task after you’ve completed the initial research and you’ve found your topic.
So as you can see Bum marketing may be an ideal online home business opportunity for someone just starting out on the web looking for an inexpensive way to make some real money fast. By consistently finding hot niches, by writing targeted articles containing the keywords relevant to your topic and by distributing these editorials online with your embedded product offer link included you will soon be able to consider yourself an Internet marketing success.