If you are making money with affiliate marketing, then I am sure you will be knowing the best time in a year to maximise your affiliate marketing earnings. If you are new to affiliate marketing, then you must check out the upcoming holiday sales 2016 which will help you to boost your affiliate commissions overnight during those events.
In this article I will share the importance of tracking the holiday calender of every year and how to increase your affiliate sales to make the most from your website.
How to Increase your Affiliate Sales – Importance of Holiday Calendar 2016
If you are new to affiliate marketing, then you should know the basics of affiliate marketing first to understand how thousands of pro bloggers are making millions of money online through affiliate marketing.
Generally affiliate marketing is to promote a brand to sell their products and when selling happens, you will earn some commission. During these holidays or events, every company spends huge money to promote their products as people normally demand more. That means a huge demand is created which further requires online marketers so that their products get maximum visibility.
E.g. One of the biggest upcoming holiday sales season is Black Friday & Cyber Monday sale 2016. During that period almost every big & small brand will start providing huge discounts & coupon codes on their products. Among them, Black Friday web hosting deals are very popular. People wait to buy hosting deals during the sale & search for different coupons & promo codes like BlueHost India coupon code, HostGator Flash Sale coupon etc . If you are a blogger, then you also might be waiting for that period to buy your first web hosting plans or other blogging related services with huge discounts.
E.g. Bluehost Black Firday Cyber Monday sale, Hostgator Black Firday Cyber Monday sale, Studiopress Black Friday Cyber Monday sale etc.
So, as an online affiliate marketer I will also get huge oppurtunity to attract more targetted visitors for the products which I am promoting through my website. Which will further increase the chance of getting a sale, that means more option to boost your affiliate commissions overnight.
Upcoming Holiday Calendar 2016 to Boost Affiliate Marketing Earnings
Here I am sharing all the upcoming holiday calendar 2016 list including small & large which has huge impact on affiliate marketing for a blogger. Although this will also depend on your blogging niche and the products you are promoting.
E.g. If you are promoting apparel, fashion, life accessories then you can utilise almost every upcoming event. But if you are promoting Web hosting services, Domain name registration, WordPress plugins and tools then Black Friday & Cyber Monday could be the best time for you to boost your affiliate marketing earnings. Off course you can also promote your products on other events as well.
Major Upcoming Holidays 2016 for affiliate marketing
|Nov 11||Wednesday||Veterans Day|
|Nov 26||Thursday||Thanksgiving Day|
|Nov 27||Friday||Black Friday|
|Nov 30||Monday||Cyber Monday|
|Dec 26||Saturday||Boxing Day|
|Dec 24||Thursday||Christmas Eve|
|Dec 25||Friday||Christmas Day|
|Dec 31||Thursday||New Year’s Eve|
|Jan 1, 2016||Friday||New Year’s Day|
|Feb 14, 2016||Sunday||Valentine’s Day|
How to Increase your Affiliate Sales on a holiday?
There are various techniques affiliate marketers are following to increase their affiliate income on those special holiday events. Let’s find out few of them which I have discovered and somehow got some success during my blogging journey so far.
- Start writing for special products who provide good commission targetting that sale.
- If you run a coupon website or a niche based website, then you can change your Meta titles by putting that special event name. Make sure this make sense for all your articles. You can do the same by using Yoast SEO plugin.
- Be ready to spend some money for promotion via facebook ad or google adwords.
Best Affiliate marketing platforms to boost affiliate earnings
There are plenty of affiliate marketing networks, where you can find thousand of products related to your blogging niche. But there is no point of targeting all of them, rather it is better to concentrate on few of them only.
Personally we use Viglink, ShareASale, Avangate to promote products related to blogging & online marketing niche. Besides them we have also joined few of the direct affiliate programs mainly for web hosting niche. Here is the list of affiliate marketing websites we have joined.
So, what is your plan to target this upcoming holiday sales season to boost your affiliate commissions overnight?