I’ve written several posts about affiliate marketing as a way of making money on the internet, and referenced some articles written by other bloggers and marketers on the subject, notably Steve Scott of Steve Scott Site in
Steve Scott is a great resource about anything connected with Affiliate Marketing!
Much of the advice given to an aspiring internet marketer is to create a product, launch it, promote it and then continue to create products in order to earn an income.
But that is not an easy plan to follow for many different reasons, the first one possibly being that many people are not confident about writing for publication and also because they need to possess some knowledge about products that will sell.
On the other hand when the marketer can find a good product with descriptions and sales copy already provided, all that is needed is to focus on driving traffic to promote sales, which still involve work but all concentrated on learning one
area of marketing.
It’s easier for a beginner marketer to learn how to market a good product that is already developed especially if he/she has a real interest in that product – what is called finding a niche that 1. has a huge market of prospective buyers and 2. you can be interested in promoting.
So for anyone who is looking to making some money online, affiliate marketing can be a good way to go, because this is a field that already has the basic elements ready for you: a main product and the sales copy although it will still involve work to learn the needed marketing skills.
These skills involve keyword research and possibly some writing.
More about those subjects to-morrow