How To Profit From Affiliate Programs

Written by Keegan Michaels

The beauty ofrepparttar Internet is you can own your own business and earn good money without spending much time at it. You don't have to mindrepparttar 102659 store or keep office hours. You don't even have to be there to answerrepparttar 102660 phone.

I've known any number of successful Internet entrepreneurs who got started earning profits online while still working demanding full-time jobs. Kevin Needham of became a major name onrepparttar 102661 Web while still holding down his government job. The media often tellsrepparttar 102662 story of Jim Daniels who started his online publishing empire while working as a middle-manager for a tech firm.

Kevin Nunley was a DJ at an oldies station when his articles started appearing on AOL. Superstar Internet biz person and tech consultant Kate Schultz was a corporate manager when she began posting her own ads online.

The moral of these stories is don't let your busy life stand inrepparttar 102663 way of your desire to earn extra money or even a good living online. The Internet will bend, twist, and adapt for you more than any other kind of business.

But you have to go at itrepparttar 102664 right way or you will wind up spending way more time and money than you intended. Here is a simple plan to get you earning online while working at it just 10 to 20 minutes each day.

1. Choose your affiliate program wisely. You will want one main program you can promote intensively. It is much easier to make an impact with one good program you market heavily than spreading yourself too thin over a dozen or more programs.

Right now affiliates report their biggest earners are information products that tell affiliate program members and others how to earn better profits. Ken Envoy's "Make Your Site Sell" course, Corey Rudl's "Insider Secrets," and Jim Daniels' big "Make A Living Online" are real winners in this category.

You can also do well working with a company that represents many products and other affiliate programs. Checkrepparttar 102665 many affiliate products and services housed underrepparttar 102666 umbrella. features direct marketing services and ecommerce technology.

2. Market to friends and associates using a simple signature file in your email. This is dirt simple yet incredibly powerful. Email messages have a very personal quality that sells. Your email program will let you set this up.

Your sig file should start with a headline that tweaksrepparttar 102667 reader's interest. Then follow with your web site address and your autoresponder address (more on this later.) Here's what your "sig" might look like.


Written by Dr. Bill Nieporte

To succeed as a "affiliate program" marketer you will need to learn one essential skill. It is a skill has nothing to do with SPAM campaigns, posting to FFA pages, or placing FREE Classified Ads. In fact these "marketing" techniques are usually counterproductive. Why? Because they waste valuable time that could be using on more productive efforts.

So what is that ONE essential skill you must master as an affiliate program marketer? It isrepparttar art of PRE-SELLINGrepparttar 102658 product(s) you represent. In other words, you need to put people in a "buying mood" before sending them to your affiliate web site. Then--if your affiliate program provides you with an effective online sales presentation--you will notice a huge increase in your monthly commission checks.

This article will introduce you to three simple "preselling" strategies that you can employ IMMEDIATELY to put people in a buying mood.

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My mentor Mike Enlow teachesrepparttar 102659 importance of PROVING yourself before inviting people to join you in some sort of business venture. One ofrepparttar 102660 ways Mike does this is by offering people marketing course called "Online Stealth Marketing." This course gives readers a wealth of material (for free) that thousands have used to double and even triple their home-based income. (If you haven't read this course you should download right now at

What efforts are you making to prove yourself--to proverepparttar 102661 claims you are making about yourself marketing methods, your software product, or whatever it is you are selling?

What are some popular and effective methods for proving your worth? Here's several methods that are being used with great success.

1. Give away a free marketing course or ebook 2. Extend people a free trial download of your software program 3. Provide testimonials from satisfied customers 4. Offer valuable and FREE information

Basically find some ways to "gorepparttar 102662 extra mile." This will help you potential clients trust you and will put them in a buying mood!

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Wouldn't it be great if you could get allrepparttar 102663 publishers with whom you advertise to endorse your affiliate program? Sure it would! Ezine publishers usually have a positive relationship with their list members. You need to find some ways to capitalize on this relationship.

Your best method--of course--is to enter into a joint venture with them, registering them as an affiliate and earning a "no fuss" residual from their efforts. But what if they are not interested? Is there another method of capitalizing on their relationship with subscribers?

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