Have you been hearing all the buzz and the stories about people making tons of money with affiliate marketing? It is harder than most think and is not a get rich quick program. Affiliate marketing is a great way to make money over time and can generate a decent income.
- Step 1
First step is to have somewhere to place affiliate marketing links. Affiliate marketing pays you when someone either clicks through your links or buys something through them. Ehow is a great place to place your links in the resource section or build a website or a blog. When your traffic builds so will your sales.
- Step 2
Programs. How do I join affiliate link programs? Some of the easier ones to join are Linkshare, Commision Junction, Clickbank, and you can also monetize your blog easily at Blogger with Google Ad Words. But don't expect sales overnight. Your clicks will be based on your web traffic.
- Step 3
Independent programs. You can also join your favorite websites programs. Look for links that say Affiliate Program. Many of the people that do this keep a spreadsheet to track what programs they are involved in. Your site may already have great traffic for web design - sign up for affiliates that are related to your site.
You will also want to keep the ads reasonable. Most visitors are turned off by pages of ads
Also make sure you a have a paypal, alertpay, liberty reserve and moneybookers account to get quick payments.