There are various ways to make money online in Nigeria and Africa at large. One of the different ways is by being an affiliate marketer for a good affiliate program. When it comes to this method of earning online, Some African countries are slightly limited because very few platforms target local audience. You’ll have to look for something indigenous if your target audience are in your country.
One of the sure ways of being and affiliate marketer in an African country like Nigeria is to work with online shops that target Africans. We have reputable shops that most people buy from. One of the best affiliate programs that could work well for anyone with local visitors is the Jumia affiliate program. The good thing is, it’s an easy to get into platform and it is available in 14 African countries! You’re only steps aways to start making money with your local audience.
So you know, affiliate marketing is one of the popular ways Nigerians use to make money online.
What is Affiliate Marketing?
This system of earning online is quite simple, or rather the definition makes it look so.
As an affiliate marketer, all you need do is convince and make people buy products from online shops through a special link that you’ll get for being an affiliate marketer. — That’s simple I guess!
How to Make Money Online With Jumia Affiliate Marketing Program
There are numbers of online shops in Major African countries with Jumia topping the list of the most used. Every day, people troop into the online shop to buy various products.
Now, you can start making money with Jumia affiliate marketing program if your audience are majorly from the following countries;
- Ivory Coast
- South Africa
- Senegal and
How Affiliate Marketers make Money With Jumia
Now, I wouldn’t say making money as an affiliate marketer is an easy task. I didn’t do well in the Jumia affiliate program; but that is for personal reasons.
Jumia affiliate program gives individuals the opportunity to earn a percentage off sales. Apparently, when the people you refer to their website buys something, you earn a percentage of money for the referral.
If you are nothing like me, you know how to convince people, and shop online. You may earn some money for reviewing and promoting products online. The Jumia affiliate program is a perfect fit for your local audience.
Don’t be sceptical about the Jumia affiliate program because you feel you will not find interesting products to promote. If you feel that way, know that Jumia offers thousands of products in various categories. You can find electronics, game consoles, fashion products, beauty products, laptops, phones tablets and many more.
There are plenty of choices to make when it comes to choosing the best products to promote.
What You Need To Start Off in The Jumia Affiliate Program
Literally, people will say you need a blog or website. But I’d like to debunk that.
You do not need to have a blog or website to make money online with affiliate marketing. Your Facebook, Twitter and Instagram page can be a good enough medium to promote your products.
Even though it’s okay to not have a blog, creating one will be a great improvement to your income and exposure. A personal blog will help you promote better and even grab returning visitors outside your friends and family.
HOW TO JOIN JUMIA AFFILIATE PROGRAM
With the simple steps below, you should be able to sign up with Jumia affiliate program;
- First, visit jumia affiliate site and sign up by clicking the “BECOME AN AFFILIATE” button.
- After you’ve filled in the necessary details, click on “SIGN UP”.
- You will get an approval email because confirmation is manual.
- Once approved, you’ll receive an email that includes a link to the Jumia login page.
It’s that easy to sign up for the Jumia affiliate program.
How To Start Marketing Products to Make Money as an Affiliate Marketer
Once you’ve logged in, you will need to navigate to your affiliate dashboard and click on “tools” then select either “banner” or “link builder”.
Banners are picture formants usually meant for blogs and websites. If you use social media accounts to work, you will have to generate text links with the link builder.
- To get Banners for your blog or website, select “Advertising Offer” (country of interest; the country you wish to promote to), eg; Jumia Egypt, if your audience are in Egypt.
- Next, choose your desired category by clicking on any of the “Banner Folders“, then the desired “Banner Size” you want.
- Finally, copy the “Banner Code” and place it on your website.
To get affiliate text links, select “Advertising Offer” (country of interest). Choose “Jumia Nigeria, if you are in Nigeria. ( follow the instructions below to successfully generate affiliate links for specific products).
How To Get Affiliate Links Of Specific Products
One of the easiest ways of generating a sale is by direct link to any product you’d love to promote. Visit any product page in Jumia and copy the page URL then paste it into the “Page URL” text field. The product affiliate link will be generated and placed inside the “Final URL” box.
How much you make per Affiliate Sale
The amount you make per sale depends on the price and sales commission of the product. Commission rate per products differ and if you are wondering which product is the best to promote, the image below has answers for you.
Above is an image detailing the commission rate for products in Jumia Nigeria. In other countries, you can simply click on ‘commission model‘ under support in menu.
How Jumia Pays Affiliate Partners
Jumia pays you directly to your bank account once you’ve met a minimum threshold of 10 EUR. Convert to your local currency to get an insight of how much you need to earn before withdrawing.
Before you can cash out, you will need to add your bank account details. Click on the payment details from the menu to visit the page to input your details.
To save you the stress of looking for your bank’s swift code, you can visit the swiftcodes to look up your bank’s code.
The main purpose of joining the Jumia affiliate program is to refer customers to their website, who in turn purchase something so you earn commissions.
Note that you cannot get paid for mere visits. Anyone you refer to jumia must buy before you make money.