The Mystery Behind Affiliate Marketing & What You Should Know About It

Affiliate marketing is a good way of making money online. It can be rewarding and profitable if you know what you’re doing and where you’re going.

Almost anybody can become an affiliate, but not everyone will get rich. Yes! In business, there are folks who at the start have the passion and drive to continue no matter how strong the challenges that comes their way. And there are those who are just too lazy and have no sense of direction.

If you’re a man of vision, you can succeed by marketing other people’s product. And if you’re not and you sincerely wish to be successful, I will help you as I’ll be sharing with you some vital tips that will help you in your affiliate marketing journey.

Facts About Affiliate Marketing

Affiliate marketing is an online business that’s mainly based on performance whereby the affiliate marketer is rewarded monetarily for each customer brought.

I don’t need to lie to you since we’re friends and I really wish you succeed in business. Making money via affiliate marketing can be profitable, but it has its advantages and disadvantages.

The Beautiful Thing About Being an Affiliate

As a marketer, you don’t need to create a product by yourself as you don’t even need one ( just joking, Lol). This makes business easy as you don’t need to raise a large capital. All you need to do is to direct traffic via article marketing and SEO to your sales page.

WOW! Payment is instant

Yes! Payment is instant.

All you need to do is to connect your account to your preferred affiliate program and with every purchase, the commission ( I mean the earned amount) is automatically deposited into the account.

Affiliate marketing is  a nice, simple, and profitable job as there is a high commission payout. In fact some companies offer up to 50% commissions ( this means you can make a lot of money if the products you promote are sold at a high price).

Affiliate marketing – an Auto pilot machine

Yes, Affiliate marketing is run under full autopilot ( which means that if you’re given an affiliate link, you don’t need to keep track of your sales record as every amount earned will be automatically deposited into your account). This is also good business for merchants because it signifies a profitable and successful business.

Huh! You might be hurt by some Affiliate programs

My friend John lost over $10,000 dollars promoting a fake affiliate product.

Never join an affiliate program without doing proper research. This is very important if you don’t want to bite your fingers  on the long-run.

You need a smart business strategy

Without a proper marketing strategy, affiliate marketing will be another waste of time and money.

Take it or leave it, you need to be smart and you must have a smart marketing strategy before venturing into affiliate marketing.

Your cash is in your list…

List building is a marketing strategy that involves offering of freebies in exchange for contacts.

To make sales and drive targeted traffic to your squeeze page, you must make list building your best friend ( she will love you for that, Lol).

Now, your decision

No one is going to help you run your business, you’re solely responsible for the growth or stagnancy of your business. I know your passion, I know you really want to make money, but you can’t generate good cash if you’re not hard working and passionate about what you do…

You’ve got to be ‘’viral’’ and rugged ( willing to go the extra-mile to become successful).

I believe your business will grow in time if you follow the tips  in this article.


Daniel Adetunji is a Professional Freelance Writer at, where he writes about entertainment, fashion, and automotive news. He is also the CEO of where he shares deep facts about Freelancing, blogging, and affiliate marketing.

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