Tim Ikels - Creator, Publisher, Marketer

Do I Need My Own Domain Name For Affiliate Marketing?

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The short answer is yes! If you want a serious shot at making affiliate marketing your business, a website with your own domain name is like having a storefront - it’s the foundation.

Sure, you could try hawking your wares on a street corner (social media, email, etc.), but good luck building a real brand that way.


Look, there are always exceptions. If you have a massive, deeply engaged social media following, you might get away without a website - for a while.

But for the rest of us, a domain is essential.

It’s like buying yourself a tiny slice of internet real estate. That’s where you’ll build your reputation, attract visitors, and make those sweet affiliate sales.

How Difficult Is It?

Here’s the deal: websites are easier than ever. Gone are the days of needing some coding wizardry.

Setting up a simple, effective website isn’t rocket science. (for example with Hugo or on WordPress)

And hey, we’ve got a free affiliate marketing course here to make this even simpler for you. Click by click, you’ll have your own online home base in no time.

And Without My Own Domain?

Think of the problems you’ll face without a domain:

But If I Insist… No Domain For Me!

Here are some options for getting traffic without a domain (these work way better when you have a solid website too):

Bottom Line

The bottom line: Building a serious business, any kind of business, is an act of ownership. A domain name is a small investment that shows you’re committed.

If you can’t spare the few bucks for a domain, should you really expect to earn the big bucks with affiliate marketing?

Stay awesome,

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