Today I will explain you in brief what is affiliate marketing and what are the benefits to you, affiliate marketer to be.
Affiliate marketing is the process of earning a commission by promoting other people’s (or company’s?) products.
Your job is to find a product you like and promote it to others. In such way, you earn a piece of the profit from each sale you make.
This kind of business brings three happy parts:
1. YOU (AFFILIATE MARKETER) – because you earn the commission from products you sell
2. COMPANY – they have a new sale from a customer that they might not have normally been able to reach
3. CUSTOMER/CONSUMER – he/she heard about a product from you. You are already using the product and you are a reliable source of information.
What are the benefits to affiliate marketer?
1. An affiliate marketer has no need to create a product!
You do not have to invest the time and effort to create a product to sell. You are only required to select products you will sell, to get affiliate links and start your business. At this point I have to say, it is important to sell the products you are familiar with, or better, that you already use or used them. If you are not confident in the product and you do not feel it will help people, do not promote it! You have to believe in products, and better, be passionate about them. Honesty is important.
2. The Easiest Online Business
The company does all the hard work instead of you.They make products, they deliver products to customers, they are handling money transactions, they finish the selling etc. Affiliates just need to focus on promoting the companies affiliate links.
3. You Can Start With No Money
It is on your shoulder to decide how to promote the company. You can start the business with little or no cost. If you do not have any money to invest, you can always use free tools to start your business. But you must know, if you do not invest, your progress in achieving good results can be slower.
4. Make Money While You Sleep
You are not required to remain online to keep in touch with your customers because you have your affiliate links on the website which are available on the internet all the time. People can visit your site whenever they want and they are able to see your affiliate links. They can also buy the product if they are interested in. They just click the link and the process is initiated. Your next step, when you wake up, is to check your email to see how many sales you have made.
Honest affiliate marketing has worked always the best, so I encourage you to do the same.
You can see here, how I did my first steps. (By watching the videos and following the instructions on links.)