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Affiliate Video Marketing That Convert Prospects

How to Get Affiliate Marketing Videos That Convert Prospects Quickly

As a retiree, I now face the same issues as my clients. For my personal use, I need to revitalize my video marketing system. After bouncing around between different strategies or techniques to meet the needs of my clients, I’m now struggling to develop my own plan of action for this year.

Video Marketing for Affiliates

One thing I’m certain of is that there will be a lot of work involved. Clients consistently underestimate the amount of work required after a video is published. Creating one video will not increase sales or turn a brand into a household name.

An Ocean of Videos

You’ll need a strategy to compete with over 400,000 videos per day. You’ll need to know who you’re competing with for market share and have a clear idea of your market’s interests and needs. Because there are too many variables in video marketing to cover in a short article, I’m going to focus on affiliate marketing in this article.

In my experience, while the plan may appear to be similar from one business model to the next, there are some differences to consider. Here are some important steps to take to make a successful YouTube video marketing campaign for affiliate marketing:

Know Your End Result

Determine Your Target Market

Establish Your Budget

What is your budget for your video marketing campaign? The scope and scale of your campaign, as well as the types of video content you can create, will be influenced by your budget.

Examine Your Competitors

Create a Content Strategy

Make a Content Schedule

Create a Strong Call to Action

Select the Best Affiliate Platforms

Which affiliate platform do you use to promote your products and services? This is critical for your bottom line. Consider which products and services will work best on a video platform if you are using video marketing.

Here are the top players for new affiliates who are using video marketing to consider:

  1. Amazon Associates
  2. eBay Partner Network
  3. etsy Affiliate Program
  4. Shopify Affiliate Program
  5. Clickbank
  6. ShopStyle
  7. ShareASale
  8. RewardStyle
  9. MaxBounty


Top Video Platforms Not Named YouTube

Vimeo is a video-sharing website where users can upload, share, and watch videos. Its user-friendly features and simple interface make it popular among filmmakers and video bloggers. Over 8 million people watch videos on Vimeo every month, making it one of the most popular places to upload content online.


Decentralized Tube (DTube) is a platform built on top of Steemit that is similar to YouTube. Steemit, like Reddit, is a blockchain-based social media website. So, anyone can earn tokens by posting or collecting videos and upvoting content that is good and relevant.


Upload short videos to this widely used platform. Facebook is a fantastic marketing platform for multimedia and images.


As of this writing, Meta has aligned the platform with Tik Tok in order to compete for their audience. Instagram quickly shifted their focus to their own video-creation hub, Reels.


This mobile application allows users to record and share short videos. These videos can range from cleverly edited comedy clips to candid moments. Over 2 billion people have participated in the short video experience.


This is a video-sharing website where users can upload, share, and watch videos. It has over 1 billion monthly active subscribers and 60 million daily viewers.

Twitch is a live streaming platform that was started in 2011 as a spinoff of Justin.TV. Its main focus is on video games. It lets people stream their games, watch other people play, and talk to each other through a chat feature. It also has a wide range of content for a broader audience.

Publicize Your Videos

Create a user account on each of the above video platforms and post different versions of your videos on each of them. You’re putting together a video network to distribute your content.

It’s worth noting that the best video marketing channels for affiliates can differ depending on the products or services being promoted, and it’s always important to keep the target audience in mind. Another effective way to promote new videos is through email marketing.

Email Promotion

Paid Advertising

Analyze and Measure Your Performance

Analyze and optimize your work on a regular basis. Use tools like Google Analytics to track how well your videos do so you can find places to improve. Use what you've learned here to improve your video marketing strategy and get better results in the future.

The Importance of Consistency

YouTube Shorts

Now video marketers can produce quick content on the go. Be sure to include video scripts in your plan that offer short, snappy hooks and relevant information in under 60 seconds.

Don’t Be Disappointed

It's an interesting way to learn about online marketing and sales without getting bogged down by the many day-to-day problems that come with making and shipping products.

I am aware that success in this market is difficult. In spite of what YouTube and Medium "gurus" say, online marketing in general takes a lot of time, money, or both.


Different rules may apply to YouTube, Vimeo, and other services. Perform your due diligence. I spent some time this weekend going over my video marketing checklist. This is going to be a grand adventure. I intend to take lots of notes and post regularly.

I'm ready to start promoting more seriously this year now that I own a SaaS product and I’m an affiliate for a few other companies that deal with content marketing. If you want to learn more about video and content marketing, stick with me.

You’ll learn how I’ve been able to monetize content distribution in a meaningful way to help hundreds of small companies hit their annual sales goals.

Connect with me at for more information on online marketing.



Retired content marketing consultant. Author, artist, husband, father and owner of Still helping small business owners daily.

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Dennis Francis

Retired content marketing consultant. Author, artist, husband, father and owner of Still helping small business owners daily.