First of all, what is affiliate marketing?
It is a revenue sharing venture between a website owner and an online merchant. Specifically, a webmaster should place advertisements on his websites to either help in selling the merchant’s products or to send potential customers to the merchant’s sales page.
In case a sale is achieved through your advertising, you will be rewarded by having a share of this sale that is known as affiliate commissions. Indeed, your commission can be only 10% of the sale, but it can be also up to 70% in some cases.
How can you earn money that way?
Indeed, you can earn money through 3 possible cases:
Pay Per Click — Every time a potential customer quits your sales letter by clicking on the link leading to the merchant’s website, you will get rewarded.
Pay Per Sale — In this case, you will earn money only in case that one of your visitors bought the merchant’s product.
Pay Per Lead — Here, you will be rewarded in case one of your visitors registered his name and email address at the merchant’s website.
What is the #1 problem in learning affiliate marketing?
There is no doubt that the internet is full of diverse niches. For example, ClickBank alone is full of several niches with tens of corresponding products. Therefore, the most difficult challenge here is how to choose the best affiliate marketing niche program that makes you a decent income.