Over the past ten years, the number of marketing affiliates has virtually tripled; and as a result this business of affiliate marketing has become a highly compettitive field making it significantly more challenging than it once was. In view of this reality, today’s affiliate marketing challenge is to try and out-perform other affiliates who are competing against you by utilizing more creative methods to promote, market and sell your products/services (‘prducts’) than they do.
There are multitudes of tips, techniques, strategies and work habits being taught to contemporary affiliates to help them do a more effective job in the planning of their work so that they will increase productivity, earnings and have ultimate success. One method being used increasingly by affiliates to enhance their money-making power is video presentation; and while there are several video platforms an affiliate can choose from – YouTube being the most popular – there are few that can boast high quality, reliability and cost effectiveness.
Some affiliates have embraced video recording technology to such an extend that they believe there is no better way to woo prospects and customers than to record and publish top notch, full motion and streaming screen-captured videos. Obviously there are few things more satisfying than knowing that, as a result of your hard work, customers are jumping at your offers with excitement and great anticipation to buy your product right then and there, resulting in you getting paid.
This is Camtasia in action: Giving your customers something they can actually see, which in turn can explode your online sales instantly. You don’t even need much training and education to incorporate Camtasia videos into your system and make it work for your affiliate program. Practically anyone can create stunning videos from multimedia tutorials and step-by-step presentations available online; and once your video is being shown to an audience, it’s is like having your customers seated next to you and looking at your desktop, as you’re showing them the things they need to see and hear. All this done on a step by step basis.
For those who have not experienced it yet, here how Camtasia actually works.
1. It can record your desktop activity in a single click and there’s no need save and compile all your files because it is recorded right there and then.
2. Camtasia can easily convert your videos into web pages; and once converted you can have your customers visiting that particular page. Videos have been proven easier in a majority of cases, to understand and comprehend than reading text which often presents a variety of problems to some readers based on font style, size and color.
3. Uploading your pages and publishing them to blogs, RSS feeds and podcasts is as simple a task as uploading pages to a website or blog. You, as with most affiliate marketers, will obviously want your Camtasia videos to go viral, thereby reaching other people that may potentially be future customers. There’s nothing like being visible, displayed on many sites and pages to advertise yourself and get your message out.
There are other things you can do with your affiliate program using Camtasia also. You can…
Create stunning multimedia presentations that are proven to increase sales because all the viewer’s senses are engaged. This also has the tendency to reduce skepticism among hard-to-please customers.
Reduce refunds and other customer issues by demonstrating visually, how to use your product in the proper manner. Complaints will also be minimized because all facts in the presentation are there for the customers to just see and hear about.
Promote affiliate products and services using visual presentations. This is an effective way of redirecting your viewers straight to your affiliate website after they are finished viewing the video. Make the most of these presentation by putting your site location in the end and direct them there if they want more information.
Multiply your online auction bids exponentially when you give your readers a feel of what you have to offer. Based on published reports, auctions that include pictures increase bidding percentages by 400. Imagine how much higher it will be if it were in videos.
Publish valuable info products that you can sell for a much higher price. It will all be worth the price because of the full colored graphics menu and templates that you’ll be using.
Minimize miscommunication with your customers by instantly showing them that you knew they wanted in the first place. Your presentation will help them understand clearly, the essence of your affiliate program. The good thing about multimedia is that nothing much can go wrong because it is already there.
These are just some of the things you can do with Camtasia that can be very helpful in your chosen affiliate program. Note however, that the main purpose of using Camtasia is to boost the income that is generated from your affiliate program. Although it can be used for the purposes of entertainment and enjoyment, those uses are not really a valid enough reasons for you exert the time effort and money for this program.
Simply try to focus on your goals and objectives you set for yourself when you decided on an affiliate marketing career; this way your achievements, aided by technological breakthroughs like online video presentations, including one as cutting edge as Camtasia, will go quite a long way in helping increase your earnings.