Affiliate Merketing An Introduction to Beginners
Affiliate marketing in fact is very easy and simple marketing business to understand for a layman who is new in the field of online business. Affiliate is an individual who promotes a product or service that is originally created or manufactured by someone else. An affiliate markets the product in their own way and time and is paid a commission for every successful sale they are generating. So an affiliate is a self employed person who only gets his revenue if a product is sold by him or through him.
The most famous and successful affiliate network is Clickbank. All you need is to register with them and get your affiliate link also called hoplink. You need to promote this link to your friends through emails and using social networking websites like facebook and twitter. To give a simple example suppose you find a very good ebook on subject of java programming, the book is very simple, illustrative and cheap. You create a free affiliate account with Clickbank. Now you can direct your friends and contacts to a webpage where they find all information in details about that book. If any of the visitor purchases that book using your hoplink you shall receive 50% to 75% of the original price of the book as commission. This is the easiest way you can generate money by recommending your friends. You can increase your earnings by creating your own website or blog and facebook profile pages.
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