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Making Money With Affiliate Programs
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Chapter 1 – What Is Affiliate Marketing?
For those who don’t know what an Affiliate Program is please read this chapter.
However, if you do know what Affiliate Programs are then skip this chapter and move
straight onto the next chapter.
Affiliate Programs
There are many ways to make money on the web. However, one of the quickest and
easiest ways to start a web business is by working what are called Affiliate or Reseller
An Affiliate is essentially a commissioned agent for a product or service. What
happens is that as a commissioned agent, you (the Affiliate) get a percentage of sales
after you (the Affiliate) have made those sales.
Affiliates are also called Resellers, so you may come across this term as well.
You can easily find Affiliate programs by going to the numerous Affiliate Directories
that are on the web. You’ll find these directories by going to any Search Engine and
typing in the phrase “Affiliate Directory.” Alternatively, if you’re surfing the web and
come across a site that you like with a product or service you believe is valuable or
useful then take a closer look at the site for links to their “Affiliate or Reseller
Affiliate programs are usually free to join, and good affiliate programs will always
have all the necessary tools for you to sell the site’s products or services.
Affiliate Marketing
Affiliate marketing is the way that you market the affiliate programs in which you’re
involved. It is the main subject of this book.
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