Wednesday, April 07, 2010

How To Get Started in Affiliate Marketing

I won’t lie to you. If you decide you want to get started in affiliate marketing, it’s not all fun and games. A lot of entrepreneurs try to sugar coat the truth just to make their business seem easy and sell you some bogus information product promising you to get rich with no work.

But if you’re not willing to put in a lot of hard work in the beginning, your dreams of vacationing in the Bahamas and spending more time with your family won’t come true.

You can’t just expect a product or service to sell itself. You have to promote that product and keep track of how it’s doing. If you’re not getting any hits to your promotional page, you’ll need to rethink things and figure out what needs improving.

You may need to make some changes to your website, promote your product through social networks like Facebook or Squidoo. You may even need to create some Google ads to get people to take notice in your business. Things may be easy or they may be frustrating. But in the end it’s really worth all of that hard work

So if you still want to get started in affiliate marketing, my suggestion is starting with a product that knows their business - one like Mike Dillard’s Magnetic Sponsoring.

Mike Stokes
Baton Rouge, LA

1 comment:

Matt Baker said...

Hey Mike, you point is well taken. The prevailing marketing ploy in Affiliate Marketing these days it that products and software can alone can produce sustainable results. It takes real work, especially at the beginning.

With that said, there are some credible products on the market. Even so, anyone purchasing a product has to work that system until it produces results or just out& out fails. With most products you'll know within 60 days and can generally return the product for a full refund. Like you, I'm full time now... but it wasn't always easy.

For those new to Internet Marketing, here is a good, solid, proven system that might help you: Affiliate Gameplan