Affiliate marketing is the king of all money making sources for almost every blogger and marketer. It’s the only money making a source that’s only growing with the competition. So there’s no going back for people who are putting their efforts and time into affiliate marketing.
Once you master the art of turning your traffic into sales, affiliate marketing helps you make money even while you sleep. You don’t have to work very hard for every dollar you make, unlike any other source.
Once you set up your own traffic conversion funnel, it sends you payments whenever someone buys from your affiliate links. That’s the beauty of affiliate marketing.
But 99% of the people fail to make even a single sale from affiliate marketing while there are few others who are making upwards 100,000 dollars every single month! So what’s make them different from the remaining crowd? How few marketers are making so much money out of affiliate marketing?
Let’s find out the top 10 affiliate marketing blogs that should read and subscribe to.
Top Affiliate Marketing Blogs You Must Follow
1. Smart Passive Income
Who is the blog owner?
Pat Flynn runs the blog, he started back in 2008. He created this blog by sharing his own journey on how he made huge money by selling an eBook. Pat is considered as one of the go to marketing experts in the Internet marketing industry.
Why should you read the blog?
If you are new to affiliate marketing and want to turn your clicks into sales, you should definitely check out this blog.
Here are 3 major reasons to subscribe to Pat’s blog.
- He’s a genuine marketing guru where he shares all his affiliate marketing tips and secrets with his audience. Not only that, he also has a YouTube channel and a Podcast series where he shares everything about affiliate marketing and running a successful online business.
- His blog Smart Passive Income is full of highly informative articles from starting your own blog, podcast to making money by selling affiliate products. Spend 1 hour reading his blog every day, within a month, you will know most of the inn’s and out’s of marketing.
- He makes a lot of money. He generally makes around 100,000 dollars (approx. 70 lakhs in Indian rupees) every single month. He does this without selling hard. He never spams your email inbox with lots of sales pitches. You can learn a lot how he sells by spending some time on analyzing his blog, design, content etc. The blog is a goldmine for all the affiliate marketer beginners who want to make passive income online.
How much does this blog make?
In November 2015, Smart Passive Income earnings are approx. $108,000.
2. Entrepreneurs Journey
Yaro Starak. An Australian based blogger who started the blog in 2005. He is the one who started his blog when blogging was just a term. He’s a mastermind who makes a lot of money by selling his online courses.
Yaro writes DETAILED posts on marketing. If you read and follow the tips mentioned in his massive posts, you will gain a lot of knowledge. He never shares fluff, he always writes valuable posts that are immensely helpful for all people who want to make more money from affiliate marketing.
At an average, Yaro Starak makes $50,000 every month from this blog alone.
Affilorama was founded in 2006 by super affiliate marketer, Mark Ling. He’s not only in the business for over a decade but he also has so many affiliate products to help others make more money from affiliate marketing.
If you want a one stop guide for affiliate marketing, this blog is the right choice for you. If you are a beginner and don’t know how affiliate marketing works or how to make more affiliate sales, this blog should definitely help you.
Mark Ling doesn’t share his income reports but the approximate earnings are upwards $50,000 a month.
Spencer Haws who quit his job in 2011 to work full time online. He not only created a lot of niche sites and started making money from them before quitting his job but he learned the art of creating great products.
This blog also shares a lot of practical case studies on how to start niche websites, make more money online etc. This blog is a treat for every beginner who wants to make more money from their blogs.
This blog makes over $100,000 every month (approx) as it sells a lot of “great online products and programs” (such as Long Tail Pro) to all kinds of marketers and beginners.
5. Zac Johnson
Zac Johnson is the owner of this blog. He’s considered as one of the affiliate marketing superstars. He’s not only in the marketing business for over a decade now but he is also a friendly guy who interacts with everyone.
If you are an affiliate beginner and want to learn the real secrets in making more sales by promoting your affiliate products, read this blog. Zac not only shares his affiliate marketing secrets but often shares his case studies, interviews to help all kinds of bloggers to make most out making money blogging.
Zac usually doesn’t reveal his income reports, his approx. earnings would be around $20,000 to $30,000 every month.
6. Blog Marketing Academy
David Risley, a father of two is the founder of the blog. He has over a decade experience in online marketing and really good at selling stuff without sounding like a sales guy.
David has a unique approach to making money blogging. He doesn’t encourage you to sell ads, use AdSense, write product reviews to make money. But he educates you to start creating products and make passive income from them.
That’s how he actually makes money from his blog “Blog Marketing Academy”. If you want to create a blog monetization business model, this blog is the perfect choice for you.
Although David doesn’t reveal his income publicly, he makes around $20,000 to $30,000 every month. His majority income comes from selling his online courses.
7. Matthew Woodward
Matthew Woodward is the founder of this award winning Internet marketing blog. He’s also an International public speaker who helps you achieve your online marketing goals. Although he’s very young his success with affiliate marketing is huge and one can learn a lot from his blog posts.
He usually shares his income reports just like Pat Flynn does on his blog. His articles are usually well-written, thoroughly crafted and detailed.
He made $27,500 in the month of November 2015.
8. John Chow
John Chow, the Internet marketing mogul runs this famous marketing blog. He’s considered as one of the oldest yet most popular Internet marketing gurus in the blogging world.
His book (that you can download for free from his blog) shares you how you can go from 0 to 40,000 dollars every month within 2 years. The book is nicely crafted and smartly explained. If you are a beginner, you will find his blog posts informative. He also usually makes video posts for easy consumption of content.
Although the income reports of John Chow are approximate, he usually makes well over $100,000 every single month as he has the various money making streams such as selling ads, being an affiliate, being a business partner etc.
9. Shout Me Loud
Harsh Agrawal runs the blog. He stared at it way back in 2008 and covers topics like technology, blogging, WordPress, SEO etc. He often shares real case studies on how to get more traffic, make money online etc.
Most of his income comes from various sources like AdSense, consulting and affiliate marketing. He also started making awareness about the importance of blogging by frequently conducting blogging camps all over India.
Harsh Agrawal is in the affiliate marketing game for a long time now. He knows what he’s talking about and most of the time he gives valuable information through his blog posts. If you are a beginner to blogging, SEO or affiliate marketing, you should definitely subscribe to his blog.
Harsh’s earns around $10000 to $15,000 every single month. Harsh made $16877 in the month of September 2015 from his blogs.
10. Blogging Cage
Kulwant Nagi is the owner of the blog who is an emerging affiliate marketer in India. He not only makes a lot of money by recommending affiliate products to his audience but writes great content to help them make money online. He was able to build one of the best marketing blogs in India.
Although he focuses on many topics such as WordPress, SEO his primary focuses are affiliate marketing and write in-depth reviews about the products he recommends to his audience.
Although Kulwant doesn’t share his income reports, his estimated monthly earnings are around $10,000 a month
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