Fancy being a web site owner but don’t know what to do or where to even start, how about owning and running your very own cash back site. A cash back site is whereby you act as an affiliate or a middleman between the business (merchant) and the individual (customer). You earn a percentage or commission on every sale that takes place through people using your links and buying products or services.
How do I design / Start a cash back site:
There are 3 options, these are ; You could create and design the site yourself.You could buy a white label – standard layout web site and just put your name on it, then add merchants, find customers and advertise your site and away you go.Or you could get a designer on board to help you design and create a cash back site from scratch, this will undoubtedly be the most expensive option, but it will be the most flexible option as you get to decide what goes where and what you want to include and so on.
How do I make money from a cash back site
You will earn money by getting people to sign up to your website and buy products and services from shops(merchants) you have listed on your cash back site. You could have merchants on your site that pay you commission for anything from every time people make a genuine enquiry about their business to taking up a free trial.
What are the start-up costs
It depends on what you want. If you created your own site it could cost you anywhere from £50/$100 upwards. If you buy a white label site you could be paying maybe triple this price, and if you want a designer to create your site for you from scratch you will be probably be looking at a cost of about £100/$200 per page.
Where could I advertise my cash back site
Everywhere and anywhere is the answer. From advertising with banner adverts to promoting in forums and chat rooms, on blogs, websites and freebie forums. Please don’t spam though it wont get you anywhere, other than maybe in a bit of trouble.
What do I do next
Well now its time to decide if you want to pursue with this idea, and create and try to earn through a cash back site. Remember there are no guarantees. Always weigh up the pros and cons of everything discussed within this article and then see if it is still something you want to go head with. If it is great! If not is there something similar to this type of site that you might like to start or create?
Whatever you choose to do I wish you every success. Good luck