Affiliate Marketing - Selling products online for a commission - The so-called easy money
on the internet
Considering the way affiliate sales are
made, in that the products are often only available from one source, via people affiliated to the producer,
it would appear that this is simply an evolved form of Multi Level Marketing. After all, it is sold by people
who join a program in order to sell a certain product not available elsewhere.
There is even an element where the
affiliate earns commissions, based on the sales made by people he or she introduced. Affiliate programs also
provide training and promotional materials for the benefit of new conscripts. Popular products available in
an affiliate network also face inevitable market saturation as a result of droves of affiliates eagerly
promoting and selling a popular product.
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The manner, in which the affiliate program
sells goods and compensates the seller, is completely different. Normally, joining an affiliate program is
free of charge and there is no requirement to purchase the product in order to become an affiliate. This also
applies to the promotional material made available to the affiliate. There is no obligation to the producer
to make sales and there is very little restriction on how or where the wares are advertised. The relationship
between the seller of the product and the affiliate is more one on one.
The deep down-line that features so
prominently in MLM’s, is shallow, rarely exceeding three tiers in affiliate programs. As opposed
to selling, the affiliate is in effect simply getting buyers and referring them to the seller, from their own
platform. The compensation system is often a high percentage of the product price and paid out only upon a
ClickBank is an international affiliate network, which handles both vendors and
affiliates. They provide tracking and statistics and pay by cheque. Their Market place can be searched to
establish the viability of selling or promoting a certain product. ClickBank is a good place to start to sell
your own Pdf documents or to find someone else's product to promote on your web
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