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Ways To Assure Affiliate Marketing Success

Affiliate marketing is simply signing up with a company (a vendor) to sell and helping this company by selling for them for a commission. The product could be a physical product or digital (downloadable). For physical products the best known vendor out there is Amazon, followed by eBay, Commission Junction to name just a few. When it comes to digital products, the number one company is Clickbank with over ten thousand products in its database. Of course, it does not take much to start selling as an affiliate marketer. All you need is a desire to succeed, a computer with an internet connection and some spare time. You then need to determine what interests you and find a product in this area to sell. Make sure to check a company out before you decide to sell for them as there are many horror stories as you might expect.

You need to find a legitimate company. In addition to the above stated companies, you can do a search in Google for other companies. Just type in a hobby or area of interest followed by affiliate programs. There would be lots to choose from. Once you decide which affiliate program to join, visit their website to apply to become an affiliate. It only requires your name, address to send your checks and other pertinent information. You will then need to buy a domain name and sign up for hosting. A domain name is simply the name of your website and hosting is the address where your domain resides. Then, you also need learn to build a blog. If you are not so inclined to build it yourself (it is really easy), then pay someone to do it for you.

You will need to write articles for your blog or buy them. Then you will need to blast these articles to article sites using Traffic geyser. The purpose of this is your affiliate links would be embedded in the videos and articles. If people click and buy, you get a commission sent to you. Of course, you will get paid to perform a specific function for the affiliate merchant. One of the best ways to develop residual affiliate income is to sell membership products and services. Membership sites are good for this because there is an ongoing billing cycle that is done on a monthly, quarterly, or even yearly basis.