Affiliate Programs Articles - Learn Affiliate Marketing And Create A New Income Stream

by TOM GRUICH - Date: 2010-08-05 - Word Count: 449 Share This!

Affiliate marketing is a kind of commission sales. But you need only make your sales pitch once in order to generate thousands of sales by using the internet.

You may already have some of the connections you need to get started in the business. You made one profitable connection when you entered this website.

A good e-book can teach you everything that you need to know about this type of marketing. You can also sometimes sell the book and keep 50% of the sales price. So this could be the first type of program you sign up for.

One of the things you will learn as time goes by is that different companies pay different commissions. There is no set standard. 50% is good. Many companies offer 10% or less.

If you currently have a profile at a social networking site, you can start earning commissions almost immediately. Your "friends" on those networks can also become your customers.

There has always been a great deal of interest in ways to earn extra money or create an additional stream of income. Creating passive income has always been particularly popular and still is.

The term "passive" means that you don't work for the money. The affiliate marketer does a little work in the beginning. As time goes by, he can and should continue to promote the products. He might also add new products to his "line". This is how he grows his business.

But even if he stopped promoting or working completely, he could still make money. Websites can continue to earn money through advertising and affiliate sales for years and years following a single promotion.

How much money a person can make depends on the popularity of the products promoted and the amount of time put into the promotion. The more contacts an affiliate marketer has, the more money she makes.

You might not feel right about selling products to your friends, but if it helps them make money too, they will appreciate it. Affiliates always try to help each other by suggesting new programs and writing success stories. If they find companies that don't treat their affiliates right, they let other affiliates know, so they can avoid those programs.

Helping other people will help you grow your business. You can start by promoting a good affiliate marketing e-book. You will receive banner ads and everything else you need to get started. Congratulations! You are about to become a new business owner.

I am inviting you to join me, Tom Gruich, to promote my HOT new product, Affiliate Marketer! Anyone can do this to start making easy commissions. To find out more Click Here or visit Affiliate Smart Databases.

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