Create coupon website
Whenever I buy online, I search for coupon which make discount. These coupon codes are provided by various coupon sites. I first time used coupon on Ebay. On these days I was unaware about affiliate marketing. Whenever I used coupon from coupon website, a question appeared in my mind “how coupon site make profit providing coupon code”. I did some research about this topic and now I want to share a brief tutorial how to create coupon website in India and make money from it. It is very easy to create coupon website. Many coupon website in India are making money from affiliate marketing and Google AdSense.
How to create coupon website – step by step tutorial
1.Register a domain name for create coupon website
You can create coupon website through WordPress. If you are new in WordPress, you can go through my previous post “How to create your own blog or website”. You need resister an appropriate domain name and buy a hosting plan. There are many webhosting companies available in the market like Hostgator, Bluehost, Godaddy, Dreamhost and etc. Now you need to install WordPress on your site. In my previous article I have discus briefly about WordPress installation.
2. Install a coupon theme
Select a coupon theme that gives elegant look of your coupon site. There are many WordPress coupon theme available in the market; you may select one of them. Clipper, Premiumpress Coupon theme and Couponize are most popular coupon theme in world. First you have to buy and download a coupon theme. The theme will be downloaded in zip format. Then go to WordPress dashboard and click on appearance tab, you will find theme option. Click on Add New tab and install coupon theme from your computer and active it.
Some example of coupon themes for create coupon website
Premium press Coupon theme
3. Post Coupon or offer
Now post coupon and deals on your coupon site. You can give product image, affiliate link of the product and coupon code. If you are newbie to post in WordPress, my previous article will help you.
How to make money to create Coupon Website
Most of coupon sites make money from affiliate marketing. For affiliate marketing you have to join as a publisher at various affiliate networks. Suppose you want to promote Amazon offers on your coupon site and for this you have to be an affiliate member of Amazon. Amazon gives you a unique affiliate link. When buyer will buy from your affiliate link a certain commission will credited to your account. Various online shopping sites have own affiliate program like Amazon India Affiliate program, Flipkart Affiliate Program, Snapdeal Affiliate Program, Infibeam Affiliate Program etc. But many popular online shopping sites have not their own affiliate program. They have to depend on third party affiliate network like OMG, Trotrac, Tyroo, Ibibo Ads, PayOOM etc. So to run coupon site you have to be affiliate publisher of almost all affiliate networks.
Track all deals and offers for promoting. Your affiliate manager will mail you about deals, offers and coupon code. I am a publisher of PayOOM. Look this email how my affiliate manager sent me about the deals.
For email marketing, first you have to build email list. Put a email subscription form on your site and building email list. Email list is very much important for email marketing. You can send campaign about offers and discount coupon to your subscriber. Aweber and MailChimp are most popular for email marketing.
Social Media Marketing
You can promote your campaign in Social Media. Facebook offers to promote your campaign for Rs.305 (starting from Rs.305) per day. You can also promote from Twitter and LinkedIn etc.
You can also earn money by monetized your website with other ad network like AdSense , Infolinks, Chitika and many more.
Create coupon website and make money online.
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