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5 Ways To Successfully Run Affiliate Marketing Without A Website To Make Money

One of the obstacles aspiring affiliate marketers face is not having a website. They are told that before they can do affiliate marketing they must have a website.

Is it true that you must have a website before you can do affiliate marketing?

The answer is No! You can actually make money doing affiliate marketing without a website.

But one of the challenges that you may encounter is having difficulty with getting accepted into some affiliate program as they require that you must have a website.

Also, taking the pain to build a successful affiliate marketing website can profit you at the long.

If for any reason you get tired of affiliate marketing, you can decide to sell your affiliate website. You can sell it for as much as 40x your monthly income. For example, if your monthly income is $2200, you can sell at $88000.

But if for now, you don’t have what it takes to build an affiliate marketing site, and you’re just looking for affiliate marketing site alternatives you’re in the right place.

In just a few minutes I’ll be reviewing to you how you can still make money promoting affiliate products without having to build a website.

But here’s my advice: do not remain in the place of not having a website.

Once you begin to make money through the process I’m about to share with you now, try to scale up by building your own affiliate marketing site.

Okay, enough of the talks. Let’s get started.

Classified Ads

This method of affiliate product promotion is pretty simple. And it’s also free to use, so it’s actually a perfect method to use to promote your affiliate offers if you’re starting out without a website.

All you have to do is:

  • Sign up for the offer that you would love to promote.
  • Get approved.
  • Take out time to write an attention-grabbing headline.
  • Write the product description.
  •  Find the right classified ad site to post your ad.
  • Select the right category for your product. And finally, post your ad.

It’s that simple.


Outside using classified ads to promote your affiliate offers. You can also use ebooks to promote your offers. It’s still as simple as the first one using classified ads.

But in this method what you just have to do is to write content. The content may be a how-to guide, then format this content into an ebook with all your affiliate links embedded in the book.

Once your ebook is ready, the next step will be to promote the ebook. When any of your readers click on the affiliate links that you have embedded on the eBook and pay for any of the affiliate offers that you’re promoting, you receive a commission.

Email marketing

Email marketing is one of the safest ways to do affiliate marketing without a website.

Using this method, you need to have email subscribers. Email subscribers here means people who have given you access to communicate with them through email.

You can either build your list or buy one. But it’s advisable to build your own. That way you’ll know that you have the right subscribers.

You can easily build one by offering your target audience an ebook, a free course, webinar in exchange for an email address.

You can get this offer to your target audience through any of the paid ads – Facebook, Instagram, Pinterest, or LinkedIn.

Once you have a few people on your list, you can begin to send them emails weekly to promote your affiliate offers.

But ensure that you don’t only send them emails about affiliate offers. You’d mix it. None promotional emails and promotional emails.

Also, ensure that whichever offer that you’ll be sending to them will help them solve a particular problem, or help them achieve a goal.

Starting email marketing is not expensive. You can even start with convertkit free plan.


YouTube? Yes!

It’s yet another free channel to drive traffic to affiliate offers. A lot of savvy marketers are already using it.

These marketers create video tutorials or do product reviews relating to an affiliate offer they’re promoting. At the description box, they include the links to the affiliate offers to ask you to click on the links to get the products or pay for the products.

When you eventually do, they receive a commission for your purchases. One great thing about using this channel is that it’s the second search engine in the world. So with it, you’re guaranteed to have enough traffic if you do things right.

In order to be successful with this method of doing affiliate marketing without a website you need to ensure that you create videos that help your audience solve a real-life problem, then link products or offers to aid them in the problem-solving process.

Also, you have to ensure that your youtube channel and videos are well optimised.

A final note on this: It’s not a get rich quick scheme. You need to take time to build your audience.

Social Media Platforms

You can also do affiliate marketing using your various social media platforms like your Facebook page, Pinterest, Facebook groups, etc. You need to starve to have enough loyal social followers in order to make decent money. But once you have successfully built a good social fan you’re going to make decent money.

Wrap Up

It is impossible to make money doing affiliate marketing without a website. Though it’s not the best practice. But those who can’t afford to build an affiliate website can start with it and later build their site once they begin to earn.

It’s my hope that the information that I have shared on this post will help you to kick off your affiliate marketing immediately when you finish reading this post.

If you have any other method that you use that isn’t listed here feel free to drop it in the comment below.

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22 thoughts on “5 Ways To Successfully Run Affiliate Marketing Without A Website To Make Money”

    1. Hi Chad,

      Thank you for taking out time to leave a comment. Affiliate marketing is not that difficult. You can use some of the methods that I shared. But I will be writing a blog post with full details on how to start affiliate marketing soon.

    1. Hi Ramil,

      Congratulations on your approval. Just use any of the methods that have discussed in the blog post. Also, if you already have a website you can also create blog posts and embed your affiliate links in your blog posts. Best of luck.

      1. Thanks so much for sharing this. I have interest in affiliate marketing. I’m still figuring out how to go about it. This would help a great deal.

  1. That is interesting, I didn’t know that you could do affiliate marketing without having a website. Can you send emails with affiliate links in them though? I use Mailchimp and they forbid it.

    1. Hi Joanna,

      Yes, you can actually send out emails with affiliate links. If Mailchimp isn’t working out try convertkit. Thanks for taking out time to leave a comment.

  2. Celebrate Woman Today

    All of the above methods have legs when you really research how to do it, and then keep updating yourself on the new developments of the affiliate marketing.

  3. TheWellnessVilla

    This is really informative article. I was looking for something like this and going to put these ideas into practice. Thanks for sharing.

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