Earn Money Online: 6 Main Reasons To Become An Affiliate Marketer.

This post was written by Internet Marketing John on June 28, 2009
Posted Under: Affiliate Marketing

There are at least 6 main reasons to become an affiliate marketer in the current economic environment, and most of them have money in the equation.

With the economy in the toilet, more of us are looking to start  home based internet businesses.

Of the many business to choose from, affiliate marketing is recommended as the best to begin with.  It requires minimal start up capital, is easy to set up and makes money quicker than any other online business on the internet.

The 6 main reasons to become an affiliate marketer are listed below, but don’t consider them the only reasons to get into the business.

1 – It is not necessary to have a product.

Affiliate marketers make online commissions by promoting other people’s products or services.
No product is needed to start, and the number of merchants products that you promote, are up to you.

2 – You do not ship or physically handle any products.

The merchant handles the delivery of the product as well as payment processing.  All the affiliate is required to do, is send clients to the merchant’s website.

The affiliate is identified by the merchant, by a unique link, that is generated specifically for the affiliate marketer.  This unique affiliate link, shows the merchant which affiliate directed the customer to his website, so that commissions are paid to the correct affiliate.

3 – No website is necessary to promote your merchant’s product.

If you already run a website, you only need to add your affiliate links to your site.  If you do not have a website, you can still earn money by promoting your affiliate link.

You can write articles about your merchant’s product and include your affiliate link at the end of each article.  Submit your article to the article directories, and when people read your article, they click on your affiliate link and can make you a commission.  This is basically what article marketing is all about.

4 – Since you do not run a website, there are no costs for hosting or domain names.

In this economic environment, most people that start a business online are doing so with limited capital.  Affiliate marketing allows you to earn money without paying for domain name registration and monthly hosting costs associated with owning a website.

Later, as the money starts rolling in, it would be helpful to start up a mini site or two to increase your earning potential.

5 – You do not need to provide any customer service.

As an affiliate, you have no obligation to deal with any refunds or any other problem associated with the merchant’s sale.  It is the merchant’s responsibility to handle these problems.  You earn the comission for every product you sell, but the merchant handles the aggravation.

6 – You have the choice of countless products to promote.

The great thing about affiliate marketing is the number, and types of products, you have available to promote.  You do not have to be saddled with a product that does not sell well.

You can choose any new, “hot” product to promote, any way you desire, for as long as you care to promote it.

These are the 6 main reasons reasons to become an affiliate marketer, and believe me, it is the cheapest, easiest, and best way to earn income online.

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