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Make money with affiliate program
Is this possible or not?

Make money with affiliate program or any "opportunity" is possible if you think in the business side and not only in the opportunity itself. Let's learn how to work the business side of affiliate programs:

If you're new here in the site, please take note this article is part of a section dedicated to learn about how to make extra money as a first action step to improve your personal finances.
For your own benefit, we encourage you to read this article and if you need more information, go to the main page of this section to follow the sequence of articles. You can use the links at the bottom. Thanks and enjoy!

First: What is an affiliate and affiliate programs?

An affiliate is a person or business that markets or sells the products or services from other companies (merchants) and earns commissions for that. Affiliate programs are the rights, obligations, conditions, and rules between the affiliate and the company. That's it.

Is truly possible to make money with affiliate program?

If you think about it, many companies have sales agents and they earn money mainly from sales' commissions and this works for both (the Co. and the agent), so the short answer should be: yes is possible. But let's go more in detail into the e-commerce field and how this business works online.

This affiliate marketing case study describes how a novice working part-time used Site Build It! to create an affiliate web site that achieved $49,000 in sales in just over a year. His second site achieved more than $308,000 in sales for one merchant. He earns a commission on that. He spends nothing on advertising. To learn from this case study, click here.

What is the called "business side" of affiliate programs?

What I call business side is nothing more the different angles businesses have:

  • Product or service.
  • Team.
  • Demand.
  • Supply.
  • Competition.
  • Marketing strategy (price, promotion, place, etc.).
  • Business system and organization.
  • Financial aspects.
  • Risks.
  • Realization schedule.

If you analyze Rupert's case study from the business perspective, what SBI! allowed him to do was plan and execute the above mentioned points by giving him the appropriate tools to do it.

He planned his business carefully thinking about what he already knew, researching the market, how to attract traffic (market) his website, he invested time and little money but invested anyway, etc.

In short: He applied the same process that big and small successful businesses apply, the difference is that he applied it at a different scale and taking advantage of the information that is available on the internet. He didn't focus only in make money with affiliate program, he created a business.

Then, why many people fail?

Simply because they don't know how businesses work. They think about: opportunity, easy money, little or no work, make money without time or money commitment. Scammers take advantage of this way of thinking and fool people to buy their "secret formulas" or "ultimate solutions" to make money and get rich quick.

In the case of affiliate programs, people who fail usually are focused mainly in:

  • The product or "opportunity" characteristics
  • How easy is to make money (because is wonderful and practically sells itself)

Bottom line: People fail because they consider only one or few aspects (i.e. product) that make a business work and forget the rest.

Here's another explanation about common mistakes of affiliate marketers.

So, if you want to make money with affiliate program, then create a real business helped by a functional website not only a website focused in the final part of the selling process (the order).

Steps to make money with affiliate program

Until now you have learned what it takes to make money with affiliate program. It's time to put theory into practice, take action and begin to build your business. Just follow these basics steps:

Step 1 - Join our team:

If you have read (and learned) our "business entrepreneur" section, you already know the importance of teamwork for any business to succeed. So, we encourage you to become part of our team. Don't worry...

  • Is free, you don't have to buy or risk anything to join us.
  • You'll follow a proven business building process to create a business suited for you. Just as Rupert did.
  • If you have doubts, you'll be able to contact us to make questions.

So, if you are a real entrepreneur, want to improve your personal finances and achieve your goals and dreams, sign up here!

Do you have to sell SBI!? No, if doesn't fit your business model. The reason we want you to join the 5 Pillar Program is because we have to dedicate more time to real and committed entrepreneurs. By joining our team we'll know how committed you are. So, make the commitment, sign up now!

Step 2 - Download (and follow) this free guide:

toolAffiliate Masters CourseConsidering affiliates play a very important role in e-commerce, SiteSell (the company behind SBI!) has developed a complete guide to help you build a real business being an affiliate marketer: The Affiliate Masters Course

Instructions for download

To access this tool we encourage you to be part of our community by subscribing to our Financial magazine: Planning a Better Future for free. With your subscription we'll send you the password to access resources and tools on the site. For more details about the additional benefits that you get with your subscription click here.

If you are already a member of our community, you can download this free e-book by by going to www.ziddu.com/download/4529846/AffMastersCourse.rar.html.

Feel free to share it with your friends, family and colleagues.

These two easy steps can help you make money with affiliate program and make a big difference in your finances and therefore in your life. As I used to say: Take action! Start now! Take that initial step, learn by practice and don't be afraid of mistakes, they will teach you useful lessons.

Now let's back to the main page of this section to learn more about how to make extra money as a first step to improve your personal finances. Just use the links below:

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