Here are effective channels to get things rolling. Some of these channels may not apply to you; however, it could be helpful to learn in case you decide to start being more active with referral commissions in the future.
1. Email Newsletters
If you send out regular newsletters, they're a great opportunity to include you affiliate link. Of course, it's not just a matter of tossing a link in an email, firing it off, and then asking them to buy something. You'll want to use a little nuance, see sample below:
6 tips on having a better smile:
- Floss daily
- Stop smoking
- Limit coffee, tea, and red wine
- Choose whitening products carefully
- Buy a quality toothbrush
- Drink more water
If you have slightly crooked, gapped, you may want to straighten them. Here's a link where you can get $150 OFF: <then insert your affiliate link here>
Most importantly, you'll need to be careful to avoid tripping spam-filters (or just appearing spammy in general, which can earn a quick unsubscribe). The best tactic is to ensure that the email itself offers plenty of value to your audience. Then, and only then, should you include appropriate links that fit organically with the content.