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What exactly is affiliate marketing? It is a business where the affiliate marketer sends traffic to a vendor to help sell their products. They employ internet marketing strategies to drive that traffic to their site where they give some information about the product, and then supply a link to the sales page of the vendor. Some people do this like a hobby, while others do it for a living. The bottom line is that it's all about sales.
The Internet is growing leaps and bounds with each passing day. It's literally flooded with online retailers and merchants that are making offers of products and services. A really good affiliate marketer will be educated and motivated. They are truly entrepreneurs. They know how to research things and study them. They can find profitable niches to market to. Their success is a direct result of their hard work and determination to succeed. Believe me, this business is not for everyone, and there are many who fall by the wayside.
So why should you be an affiliate marketer? Well, some just need a little extra income for making ends meet each month. But others turn this into a full blown business and make much more money than they did at their nine to fives. A good internet marketer can make from $100 up to $10,000 or more a day. What a range! So it's all in how good you become and what opportunities you come across. There are plenty of challenges to this work, but a good affiliate marketer welcomes them and takes them head on. It's the lure of freedom, both financially and from punching somebody else’s time clock. It's a desire to break away from the bondage of a 40 hour week with a boss looking over your shoulder every day.
The thing it takes to become a successful affiliate marketer is good training. The good companies that you can sign up with are the ones with the tools and training to help you become a success. Without these things you're doomed to failure. There is a ton of information on this subject in the form of ebooks and articles. There are communities of people who share information and help each other to be the best they can be at affiliate marketing. They share strategies and methods of marketing. But you do have to watch out for some of the 'get rich quick' ripoffs and schemes that are out there. Always do your homework and study about other people's successes and techniques.
There have been many come down the pike who lost money and got scammed, and then simply gave up. But it you're determined and just won't quit, then you are going to make a good affiliate marketer, because that's what it takes.