Associate Program (APs--also called Affiliate Programs and Reseller Programs) are among hottest moneymaking opportunities available on Internet today. Easy to join, you can be up and running within an hour.
Success in AP marketplace is not certain. Like any other business venture--AP marketing success takes time, effort, and a certain amount of investment before you receive a profitable return.
Several articles have been written in last six months about how to build a successful Associate Program business. In fact, I've written one of these articles [you can request a copy of "Developing a Strategy That Will Earn You $3000.00 From Associate Programs!" at mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org].
One subject that hasn't been addressed is how average person can get an affiliate program up and running with a minimal investment. In next few moments I am going to show you exactly how you can set up an affiliate program in less than 72 hours. With exception of product development or acquisition, your expense will be less than $100.00!
As a bonus, your bookkeeping responsibilities are going to be limited. You see a third party, for a very minimal processing fee, will do payment processing and affiliate recording keeping.
Ready to learn how to make some money? Great! Let's do it!
STEP ONE--GET YOUR PRODUCT
What are you going to be selling?
For starters, you will need a product or service that can be delivered almost immediately via Internet! Your options here are not as limited as you may think. Perhaps you publish a newsletter and want to increase your advertising revenue. Maybe you've written an e-book and would like to earn some extra $$$ for all your hard work. If you are a programmer, you might have a handy software tool that you'd like to share with masses. It could be that you own reprint rights to somebody else's product and would like to sell these and start earning some income!
For purposes of this illustration, I have created an affiliate program for selling advertising space in my Ezine, *The Success In Life Newsletter."
There are hundreds of other authors/programmers who provide resell rights for their products. You've just got to take time to find RIGHT ONE. Unless you've got a product in hand right now, it could take a day or two to find something that you want to resell. But it will be worth effort.
(Please note that I am making NO promises as to how much money you will make selling this product. I am offering this simply to illustrate how quickly and easily you can set up your very own affiliate program. When you've finished with this little project, you'll be able to repeat this technique for ANY PRODUCT OR SERVICE you want to market.)
Now that you have a product (or at least know what to look for) it is time for...