Many debates go on about the best affiliate marketing programs and no real winners are found so perhaps it is just best to stick with regular websites. Affiliate marketing is a great way to sell other peoples products etc., while earning a commission. Of course the simplest way is often the best especially for beginners and a single page website can achieve the same results as a multi page site. This is possibly the best way to make money online and the easiest. So far so good but what about the product(s) you intend to sell? Although it may sound like a chore, failing to read and understand a companies affiliate terms and conditions could cost you a great deal of money. If you want to be paid for generating sales you will do this after all it will be your business. Some programs restrict where they the countries to which payments are made so if you are not on their approved list, you will not get paid.
Unless you intend to have a massive turnover with a product, steer clear of affiliate programs with less than 50 percent commission payments. Still one of the best affiliate marketing resources, where there is information and products listed in categories and links to the sales page of the product being sold. Almost all reputable affiliate programs will allow you to join them at no charge (not even an admin fee) so be very careful handing over money to any company that says you need to pay them a single registration fee. The majority of programs will use PayPal or Click bank and both are trustworthy so to ensure you are covered, register with both systems as it is free. In the early days it is better you do not experiment with other payment gateways until you have gained some experience in affiliate marketing techniques.
For ebooks and other sites that can help with your marketing affiliate products business just do a search online, you will be surprise just how much information is out there. To make money from their free ebooks, many authors have affiliate links in the URL’s, so if you visit some of these do not feel that you have to buy anything. It is easy to spend a great deal of money when you start before you have made your first dollar if you are not careful; start by using whatever free resources you can at first. For a beginner this is a way to see if something works and to then trust the person who supplied it and buy from them at some point in the future.
Where possible in you affiliate marketing business, use alternative forms of advertising to increase your exposure and direct people to your site that might otherwise have missed it. All you need to do is show people how to learn more at your website and let it do the rest. By using tracking methods (this is necessary and all affiliate marketers do it) you can decide which advertising methods work and which do not. With affiliate marketing it is easy to work for as many companies as you feel comfortable with. A word of warning: there is also danger of getting bogged down with too much information, this can also be bad or out dated just too make matters worse.