The first thing you may be wondering before you join an affiliate program is how much is it going to cost you? Well most of them are free to join! Affiliate marketing can be a great way to earn a little bit of extra cash on side and some people actually make a full-time living from it. And you have some guru’s in affiliate marketing industry that will earn more then average person in one year compared to their 20 years.
The most popular affiliate centre around to date would have to be ClickBank. They have thousands of affiliate programs ready and waiting for you to promote them. ClickBank deals with digital products only eg. E-books and software.
ClickBank will send you a check every 2 weeks for commissions you have earned. You get to choose your limit of when you want them to send check to you, minimum amount starting at $25.
You can join ClickBank for free here http://clickbank.com/overview.html
I give a description of what I look for before promoting a website in my book “Affiliate Marketing – Quick Start Guide”. You can get my book for free at http://www.joesy.com