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Affiliate marketing has fast become one of the most popular ways of earning money on the Internet. The earning potential is one of the biggest draws. It's very exciting to know that you're in a business with unlimited earning potential, and that you are the master of your fate. But only a small group of affiliate marketers manage to make enough to quit their nine to fives - some never make anything at all. We'll take a closer look at the 4 most common reasons for this, and how to avoid them.
1. The first reason that keeps people from being successful is that they push a product by just writing a review or an article about it. They haven't actually tried the product out themselves. This is not a good idea. You need to know exactly what you're talking about when you market something. Trying it out yourself is the only way to truly know the good selling points and what's wrong with it. If you know what you're talking about, you'll have much more success in your sales.
2. The second mistake they make is trying to do too much at once. In the beginning, there is so much to be done that new affiliate marketers dive in and try to get all of if done as quickly as they can. To say the least this is overwhelming. They go around signing up for this and then signing up for that, until they just don't have enough time to focus on what's important. And they get pulled in all different directions, when they need to be moving ahead. They put a lot of pressure on themselves to become an overnight success. That's not the way affiliate marketing works. It can take months to get to make that first dollar. Go slow and easy, and learn well. This is your recipe for success.
3. Another very common mistake is promoting a product that isn't right for them. Many newcomers grab at the first product they see (and don't try it out) that seems to them to be hot. They think because it seems everybody is promoting it that they should too. But the truth is that new products will usually bring with them a lot of competition, and the old experienced marketers have a distinct advantage over the new guys. So you're better off making your first product something that you like and feel strongly about. Something you already have a working knowledge about.
4. The thing that people do the most that makes them fail at affiliate marketing is simply to give up too fast. Again, this business takes time to get good at. You have to get your education, and this means reading articles and ebooks, maybe even paying for a course or two. But if you can stick with it, in the end you can really reap some great rewards.