Affiliate marketing is a serious business with a very serious approach. So how exactly does a beautiful system cost thousands of dollars.
You get the picture.
A friend, a mentor, and I got together one afternoon to talk about how he was making $30,000 per month online. We decided to talk about the possibility of building a profitable affiliate business.
He spoke at the local social time and the conversation turned towards the business model he was using to build his own business. Pay Per Clicks, SEO, PPC, article writing and the list goes on. He particularly highlighted the advantages of Article Marketing and how it really was the main centralized hub where he really felt the 1 incredible way to ultimately kill two birds with one stone.
It got me to thinking about affiliate marketing and quite honestly I was a little nervous. I hadn’t gone through this before, although in my opinion it’s the most rewarding way to build a business online.
A little summary and method here.
- The system lets you come up with your own product or even an affiliate product and sell it.
- You then promote it on the internet.
- You get people to click on the links at the bottom of the sales pages to get them to the affiliate sales page and then you get paid.
There are a few more details but the above is the basic model of this model.
As I said, I had never done this before but I decided to give it a go. I’m no effective writer so this started by writing articles and distributing them on the internet.
Here is what I saw as interesting.
- It’s the most lucrative way to make money on the internet
- It’s the one business model I’m taking the most seriously
- It has made me more money in the past 2 months than I made in the last 12 months working as a general contractor
- The business model is getting smarter and smarter as time goes by.
I left the meeting with a feeling that I needed this business to grow. I think at the time this was the first time I did have the drive to stay up all night and sit down at my computer and build a business. I threw caution to the wind and started putting articles and eventually I settled with writing basic articles.
One thing that really drove me’, when I was building a business online, was the fact that I couldn’t seem to figure out the reason why people weren’t taking any action. I did the work and people wouldn’t do anything, just stare at me in a weird way and say “Nagapoker”
I asked all my affiliates to do the same as well and they put the product out there then typed something to the wind and really didn’t do anything. Why not? Anyone can look at anything and decide it’s in the most important category.
However in reality some people really have no desire to learn and they have no desire to take any action and that’s where I see you come in. You can build a business online using the affiliate marketing model and it hasn’t cost you a dime.
What I’m trying to get is the creativity and the ideas. As long as you have that there very few people in the world would like to go their whole lifetimes without making an extra buck. Affiliate marketing so far has taken me all over the world and I still feel like everybody treats me like a giant prize winning lottery winner.
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