I started learning about affiliate marketing several years ago. I purchased a digital product from eBay in the form of an e-book. It immediately seemed like a good business model because sales were automated, and products could be downloaded instantly. I tried to do the same thing and created a few of my ebooks to sell online. However, I struggled for several reasons.
But the idea of automated business systems never went away. I continued to ponder this idea and it led me to the affiliate marketing business model.
Affiliate marketing is a form of referral-based marketing that rewards affiliates for sales made on someone else’s website. Anyone can learn how to become an affiliate marketer. What drew me to affiliate marketing was the ability to work for myself from my laptop, without having to handle any products or talk to any customers!
It was also a sheer measure of the ability to generate revenue from digital sales worldwide.
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