With so many thing vying for our attention these days, affiliate marketers would have to
rely on different methods to ensure that they are getting quite a lot of web traffic without
sacrificing quality content.

There is a reason why Youtube affiliate marketing has become quite popular in recent
years and that has a lot to do with the fact that more and more people are consuming
videos more than any other content types out there.

So, how exactly do you ‘up’ your affiliate marketing game? Well, you have to focus more
on creating video content more than anything.

Today, I am going to tell you some information that you will need in order for you to
improve your chances of getting more income through this medium.

What is Affiliate Marketing?

Affiliate marketing is where a publisher (or affiliate) will be given a percentage
commission based on the rules set by their partner companies or merchants. For the
most part, the affiliate will be able to generate income for every sale that is made using
a special affiliate link, though there are some companies that pay you for every lead
conversion or click.

It is regarded as one of the best ways to generate passive income and you can do it in
your own way. You can either be a webmaster, a blogger, social media influencer,
review website owner, search affiliate, video content creator, and many more.

Why Videos Are More Important Today

I’ve lived through the days where the only way for me to find the information that I need
would be to sift through a pretty long article. Although that type of content is still relevant
in this day and age, more and more people are now in favor of videos more than
anything else.

There are a couple of reasons why videos are taking over the industry. One, it doesn’t
require a lot of mental power to watch videos. In fact, you could create an amazing,
5000-word article, but people would still prefer your 30-minute video tackling the same
content instead.

Aside from that, due to the popularity of streaming platforms and video content
websites, more and more companies are turning their attention towards video content
creators instead of bloggers and social media influencers.

How to Use Youtube to Your Advantage?

If you are going to create video content from now on, I highly recommend that you
create your own Youtube channel. It is free and you can establish your own audience by
just putting out quality content.

There are two things that you need to keep in mind:

1. Use Your Affiliate Links on Your Videos

Although you can put your affiliate links in your video description, actually putting your
affiliate links through annotations on your videos provides you with more benefit and
return on investment.

2. Make Sure that You Are Maximizing Your Videos

By this, I mean that you always make sure that you incorporate your affiliate links in the
best way possible. Aside from that, you should create your own branding, utilize
annotations to add affiliate links, add custom thumbnails, among other things

It is important for you to remember that Youtube actually gives you some analytics that
will help you gauge your success on the platform. Make sure to also use them to see
which of your videos gain the most traction and which ones provide you with lackluster
results.