Many affiliates have a website or blog where they publish products for their readers, which can make many others wonder. You can start promoting your affiliate links through social media or working with influencers to publicize your affiliate links. So how can you get started with affiliate marketing even if you don't have a social media following? In this post, I'll show you 8 surprising ways you can make money with affiliate links even when you don't have followers yet. You can build your email list through your affiliate website and earn affiliate commissions with it, both directly and indirectly.
For more information on how to start an affiliate website from scratch, check out my beginner's guide to affiliate marketing. For example, Amazon's affiliate program, Amazon Associates, doesn't allow your affiliate links to be shared directly on Pinterest or through email marketing.