Military Affiliate Program – How to Make Extra Money Online
Last Update: Jun 3, 2018
As many of you here in the Wealthy Affiliate online affiliate marketing training community already know, I do not have a problem finding niche ideas. I have created many tutorials on this subject alone, see links at the end of this post. But in this post, I want to focus on the Military Affiliate Program niche market.
YES, THE MILITARY IS A NICHE
When many go to choose a niche, they sometimes draw a blank in terms of finding a niche they can promote. You just have to understand that a niche can be practically anything. All you need to remember is that if a bunch of people have an interest in something, that something is a niche.
Seeing how there are tons of people who have an interest in military history, clothing, boots, helmets, knives, surplus and many other things, the military niche is a huge market. It doesn’t matter which country you are from, the interest in the military is worldwide.
This interest can be promoted by anyone, you do not need to be a veteran or still in the military. However if you are still in the military, a website connected with companies that have a military affiliate program can earn you extra income on the side.
There are so many sub niches within the broad military niche market. And this niche can also be of interest in the camping niche. How? Well there are many pieces of equipment that a camper will use that was either first created by or have been used by those in the military for quite some time.
WHAT CAN BE PROMOTED?
Like I said above, anyone regardless of the country you live in or whether you have or do serve in the military, can make money online in this niche. So what are some of the sub niches you could promote? Below is a brief list.
- Clothing = Casual, Uniforms, Div. Unit specific t-shirts, and others for either men, women or kids
- Headgear = Hats, Caps, Military Berets, Bandanas, Helmets, Knit Face Masks, Boonie Hats
- Footwear = Military & Tactical Boots, Steel Toe, Training Sneakers, Rock Climbing Shoes
- Accessories = Gun Holsters, Leg Holsters, Nightsticks, Defensive Pepper Spray, Handcuffs
- Outdoor Living = Military Cots & Hammocks, Tents, Sleeping Bags, Hydration, Portable Stove
- Survival Gear = Military Bayonets, Hunting Knives, Binoculars, Flashlights, First Aid Kit, MREs
- Flags = State, National, Military, Specific Military Branch/Unit/Div Ex., U.S. Army 101st Airborne
- Bags & Packs = Backpacks, Duffel Bags, Aviator Flyer Bags, Ammo Pouches, Combat Field Packs
- Insignia = Specific Unit Patches, Rank Insignia, Medal and Badge Holders, Emblem Coins
- Military History = DVD Videos, Books, Authentic Military Surplus, Reenactments, Battle Guides
Now you may have noticed that several of the above items can be promoted in other niches as well. Like I said above, many pieces of equipment that a camper will use, originally came from the military. This means that keywords pertaining to hiking or camping could be used to access a military niche site.
This is great because if you create content in some of your posts that may have a cross-connection between something military and something like hiking, you could selectively use keywords pertaining to hiking and attract that audience too.
ANYONE CAN DO THIS NICHE
OK, well almost anyone can do this niche. If you are someone who likes history, perhaps the military niche would be good for you. How? Well the events of military conflicts all over the world have shaped the history books. Most times when a great historical event has occurred, the military wasn’t far away.
You could make your niche website about Pearl Harbor and talk about many of the events of that day and many that were to follow. You could promote many of the items I listed above from both the American and Japanese perspectives.
Perhaps you have a son or daughter serving in the military, you could create a military niche website to represent and honor the branch, unit and division they are serving with. The cool thing about creating a website like this is that you could use authentic photos that your son or daughter can provide for you.
And if you are veteran you can take your vast knowledge of the military and come up with a niche website. Those of you who are still serving in the military, YOU TOO CAN GET IN ON THIS! It does not take any techie experience to have your own website and then join a military affiliate program.
WEALTHY AFFILIATE CAN HELP
With all of the advanced website building techniques exclusively at Wealthy Affiliate (WA), getting a website up and running is a snap and can be completed within a few minutes. And these are not cheap websites. You will get to build 2 WordPress websites and for free as a Starter Member of WA.
No matter what kind of niche you choose your first website to be about, most affiliate marketers have several different niche websites, WA can teach you, direct you, help you, support you and recommend you to other optional outside services, to get your affiliate marketing website business operating.
This community has many members who have been there and done that and are willing to help. I give back by way of training tutorials and answering questions when I can. My tutorials center around my strong points; use of keywords, finding a niche, finding royalty free images, and using social media.
USE OF KEYWORDS
FINDING A NICHE
If you have any questions or comments about what I have written above, please leave them below. It does not matter what country you live in or your gender or age, you too can create a website having to do with products you can find with a good military affiliate program.