Affiliates - Avoid These Two Big Mistakes

Written by Julie Georg

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Affiliates - Avoid These Two Big Mistakes

You hearrepparttar 117426 success stories and you seerepparttar 117427 potential for earning an income onrepparttar 117428 internet. Mistake number one to avoid is jumping in and joining a bunch of affiliate programs, then picking uprepparttar 117429 services and software that you're told you need for marketing, here and there, willy- nilly, spending way too much money, and then making your- self crazy keeping it all straight and trying to make it all work together. Do yourself a favor and do some research. Then make a plan. Fail to plan = plan to fail!

If you are already an affiliate for any program, you've probably heard that to really succeed you need a website. Mistake number two is to ignore this advice. You DO need a website. Yes, many affiliate programs give you one or more websites to use to promote their program or product. However, these aren't true sites, they are glorified sales letters. There's nothing wrong with these and you will use them, but they are notrepparttar 117430 kind of site you need to have to really succeed with affiliate programs. You need a site that is your unique web BUSINESS. If you're not building a business, you're not going to go very far.

Avoid these mistakes by planning your affiliate business and having a website. These two things go hand in hand. Your website isrepparttar 117431 presentation of you business, as well as how you DO business inrepparttar 117432 Net.

Now, a few questions:

First, what kind of affiliate business will you build?

This is why it is a mistake to just go out and join all kinds of affiliate programs -repparttar 117433 type of business you choose will determine which affiliate programs you join. And please forget about just putting up a list of affiliate links. Be honest with yourself. Does that type of site encourage YOU to buy? Always keep in mind that most people are onrepparttar 117434 Net looking for information, NOT repparttar 117435 opportunity to buy something. Offer good information and you will find a grateful audience. You'll also find plenty of affiliate programs to fit with almost any kind of information!

A word of caution - if you want your business to be about internet marketing - trying to sell all those programs and services I mentioned - please considerrepparttar 117436 competition. A lot of people are doing this and few do it very well. Consider trying to work a niche market. Ken Evoy explains this really well in his free Affiliate Masters course (See Author's box at end of article).

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Home Office Tips (Part 1)

Written by BB Lee

Home Office Tips by BB Lee(C)2003

Tip One:

Welcome To Part One In A Series Of "Home Office Tip Articles."

Most will findrepparttar following Home Office Tips very practical and effective if they take them into due consideration, and use these basic strategies to improve their at home office space.

Lighting: Medical science discovered that light has a profound effect on work output. This probably has to do with two very vital areas inrepparttar 117425 brain,repparttar 117426 pineal gland and hypothalamus which react strongly torepparttar 117427 colors around us and affect our moods.

Consequently,repparttar 117428 lighting in your home office is very important. Placerepparttar 117429 light source near your computer to brightenrepparttar 117430 work area. Remember not to place it directly in front of your eyes. This might cause unnecessary eyestrain.

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