Affiliate marketing is, hands down, the best way to make money from home. Affiliate marketers promote or advertise other people products and make from 50% to 75% commission. To make money from home as affiliate marketer you don’t have to create or manage products, you don’t have to set up a delivery system, deal with merchant for payment processing and you don’t have to deal with customers’ service issue.
How does this work?The people who create the products usually set up affiliate systems to get affiliates to market their products. Most of the time the owner or creator of the products affiliates themselves with big affiliate companies in order to attract affiliates to promote their products. This is a win-win situation.
You usually can find every kind of product that you want to market available somewhere. To make money from home doing this all you have to do is to register as an affiliate. You will get an affiliate ID and every time a customer go to the vendor page through your link and make a purchase you generate an automatic commission.
This is an overview of the basic steps to follow to make money from home as am affiliate:
Choose the product that you would like to promote: You will have to do a thorough market research to find a very attractive offer.
Get your affiliate link: After you find the right product to promote, sign up with the affiliate program to get your own personal link.
Create your site: Once you have your link you may choose to create your own site to market the product or you can build a free Blog, Squidoo or hub page. This will be your choice and it will be up to you to choose which way you want to go.
Domain and Hosting: You may buy domain and hosting or you may get those for free with your Blog. Again this will be your choice. If your goal to make money from home is very serious I recommend that you buy your own domain and hosting.
Create content: Then you have to create content for your site or Blog. This is very simple, all you have to do is to create a good article and post it to your site or Blog and you’re good to go.
Send traffic to your site or Blog: There are many different methods for generating traffic; some paid and some free. When you get started I recommend that you go with the free traffic and once you’re making profits consistently you step up to other ways of paid advertising.