Getting Started with Affiliate Marketing. Although affiliate marketing is by far the easiest way to earn money online, there is some things to learn. It is “entirely” possible to be earning money within a few hours from now if you take action. There are a lot of “shortcuts” to making your first commission online and many affiliate programs will help you do just that. It is called “turnkey” programs, because all you have to do is put in a key (affiliate link) and turn it (drive traffic) to start making money. Just about everything else is done for you. The creation of the products, websites, customer service, processing of payments, and much more. Affiliate marketing is a easy way to making money online because someone else has already done most of the work. What Every Marketer Should Know!
Even if you don’t know much about computers or navigating around the Internet you can get started.
The first thing you should do when you start any new business, is focus on bringing in cash.
Of course you should focus on getting some customers and making some cash. But so many people waste time creating logos, getting business cards made up, going out and buying stationary, or doing other “busy things” that don’t directly bring in the critical ingredient you need to grow; cash. Don’t spend days watching videos or reading books and blogs without “implementing” the things you have learned. All that falls under the category of “getting ready to get ready.” The “rule of thumb” is that for every hour you spend learning, spend 3 hours doing. Learn as you go, and don’t be afraid to make mistakes. And if you feel like there is too many things to learn, then focus on the things that will bring in money right now. Learning to place ads and generate traffic is a lot more important than learning how to design a logo or improve your technology. Until you make money, you can’t do much else to grow your business.
As an affiliate marketer, you job is to find a great offer and put people in front of it.