3 SEO Tips For Affiliate Marketing

Israel Soliz
4 min readAug 29, 2022

Affiliate marketing is a great business. It can be very lucrative if it is done correctly. There are many “gurus” out there trying to hawk their overpriced courses who will tell that affiliate marketing is easy. It’s not as easy as they make it sound but you can be successful if you do a few things correctly.

One of the most important skills you can learn is SEO for affiliate marketing. I have been doing SEO since 2010 and I use it so everything. I do not even begin creating content until I do some keyword research. SEO is that important.

1. Start With Keyword Research

Keyword research is the start of any form of marketing as far as I’m concerned. If you want to grow your content’s reach organically you will definitely need to do some serious keyword research.

“How do I do keyword research?” you may be asking. Like most things regarding SEO, you just need to follow a simple formula that has been laid out by those who came before us.

One of the easiest ways to do keyword research is to use a keyword research tool like Ubersuggest. That is the one I use but you can use anyone you want. They pretty much all do the same thing.

All of them will show you how many monthly searches each keyword has and they will assign it a “keyword difficulty” score. Usually, the lower the number the easier it is to rank for that keyword. Most of the time they will color code them for you so just choose those keywords that are green and you will be good to go.

Also, you want to choose keywords with decent search volume. It has been my experience that the sweet spot is keywords that have between 300–500 searches per month. There are times when it will be beneficial to select keywords that have fewer or more searches per month but you will need to use your own discretion for that.

2. Featured Snippets

Now that you have selected the best keywords it’s time to create your content. Featured snippets are taken from your content and according to Semrush, 41% of featured snippets come from question-centric search queries.

So what does that mean? It means that your content should focus on answering 1–2 important quotations that your…

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Israel Soliz

Affiliate marketer by trade. I write about Mind, Body, and Business