Friday, March 5, 2010

Making Money Online Through Affiliate Marketing

How many of you actually know what is affiliate marketing? I didn't know about until I came across a number of great opportunities to learn more about it. You will be surprised but many people don't know that you can make a decent income online. And trust me you don't have to have a Masters degree and a high paying job to be successful in an online business.

In the next couple of paragraphs I will try to show and explain some methods through which anyone can make money online. And no this is not a get rich scheme where you don't have to do anything. You will have to spend time and energy to get things going. But it will be a great experience (just as it was for me) because you learn a lot of things along the way.

So what is affiliate marketing. Here is a quick example. There are many sites today which offer products that you can promote for a commission. Here are just a few that I can think of straight away: Commission Junction and ClickBank. They are usually free to sign up and do not take any subscription fees or anything from you. What you have to do with the products that they offer is send traffic for example to your blog, website, internet shop, etc and if the people buy the products that you are promoting then you get commission for it. For example you choose a niche market and decide to promote a product related to health and fitness. So you choose the product and manage to sell it for USD 100. The site offers a 50% commission every time you well this product. So logically from every sale you will be making USD 50. I don't think there is a need to do any further calculations, as the numbers are pretty clear.

Before I go any further it is important that you take action today and start doing some research. Before proceeding it is important to choose your niche market and do a thorough research on the keywords that you will be focusing on. I will be going into more detail on this subject in my coming posts.

Also to read more, this course is a must for all newbies that want to learn the basic steps.
Making Money Online with Affiliate Marketing



Alena A Wife, social media junkie, internet marketer and just a young woman with great ambitions.. just need to find the time to realize them! If you have questions on optimizing your blog please do not hesiate please contact me. :)

Site Info

My Bits N Pieces Copyright © 2009 Community is Designed by Bie