With an affiliate marketing business all you do is simply encourage visitors to purchase a product or service from retailer websites and when they follow your link, you get a commission from the sale. There are service company's that will pay for you to generate leads as well.

Pick your Niche

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When you start an affiliate marketing program you need to pick a niche to target If you like wedding favors you should look for an affiliate marketing business with these types of retailers. Or if you are into computers, find computer retailers.

Remember this a business so there are things to consider, like how competitive is the market that I want to target? The more crowded the market is the harder it is to get high rankings in the search engines. So try to target a market that is not to competitive

When choosing a niche also keep in mind that you want to investigate whether or not that niche has plenty of affiliate programs available. Consider the cost of driving traffic and what revenue you will make. Sometimes the margin of profit is really small compared to what it cost you to get the customer.

It's all good having attractive gross margins but if the market is not big enough then you might want smaller margins with a lot more volume. There are tools available that can help you determine if your market is large enough and if it makes sense. For instance Site Build It has a brainstormer tool that I think is the best in the industry. Check them out.

Go to the affiliate marketing business of the merchants that you are interested in and you should be able to get details of how to sign up to their affiliate program and review their terms and conditions. Make sure you read and understand everything completely.

Build A Website?

All successful affiliates have a website of their own. To get an idea about how your affiliate site could look, check out these example sites . If you don't have website design skills, don't worry I have the perfect solution for you, It's called site build it. Take the 30 minute video tour here . Or go here to read about this great opportunity. They even provide all the SEO tools with the package.

Drive Traffic

You are able to drive traffic to your website by using most methods available, however make sure all the methods you use are ok.

You can use pay per click to get traffic to you site. The best two are google and yahoo. But if you can get targeted traffic to your site for free why pay for it? I give you "Site Build It" How do you think you found this site? I certainly didn't pay to get you here. Go check out site build it today. Another great way to drive traffic to your site is to write articles and submit to article directories

At some point you will want to take your affiliate marketing business out of the bedroom. What I mean is conduct your business more like a serious company and less like a hobby. Develop a business plan, be disciplined, work hard, and think big. Oh yeah, and get started today. If you have any questions about anything, just fill out the form or call.

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