Are you trying to figure out how to make money online but don’t know
which path to choose?
There are many ways to do that but today, I want to give you a little insight on affiliate marketing. Because there is a lot to this particular topic, please be sure to come back and visit the Network & Affiliate Marketing Series to learn more.
So first off, what is affiliate marketing?
Well, affiliate marketing is one of the easiest ways to make money online. If you don’t have your own product, you can earn commissions from someone else’s product. This is a good thing when you are starting off. If you choose to develop your own product later, you can still earn commissions from your affiliate products as well.
You can think of affiliate marketing this way…
Imagine that you just went to the movies and you saw this really awesome movie. In fact, it was super awesome… no… it was beyond super awesome. You can’t stop raving about it. As soon as you get out, you turn on your cell phone (which should have been turned off while watching the movie, LOL 🙂 ) and you call one of your friends to tell them that they have got to go see this movie. Why it was the best thing you have ever seen in a long time.
Now put this in business terms…
What just happened?
You saw something you like…
You were so thrilled about it that you had to let someone know.
Essentially, you’ve just made a recommendation or referred someone to make a purchase.
Now when you do this in affiliate marketing, you get a commission for that. How cool is that?
Commissions can range from 1% to 100%. Huge gap I know, right? Well, it just depends on the company and products that you pick.
Now some people will make money and some people won’t. It is easy to do if you know what you are doing, but a lot of people get caught up in the hoop and hula of it all and hear the “easy” part but gloss over the “work” part or the fact that they have to take massive action.
Nothing gets done without taking ACTION.
You feel me?
Ok with that said, I’m going to step off here. We will pick it up in my next post.