Why Affiliate Marketing Rocks

Hi my name is Danny Meehan, I am a full time Online Marketer and I mainly promote Affiliate Marketing programs to make that living online.

Not only does starting an Affiliate Marketing Business offer you the opportunity to work from home by associating or joining company’s that sell products and services, it can also generate profits on a full-time or part-time basis.

Another great advantage of selling someone else’s products or services, beats having to create them myself and even if you do not own  a website like this, you can enhance your income by selling products and services from the many Affiliate Marketing Programs on the internet today.

There are many advantages and disadvantages of affiliate programs, but once you understand what they are you can easily start a home based business by promoting the products and services that others have produced.

Advantages of Affiliate Marketing for Home Business

With affiliate programs, you’re able to have a completely online home based business. By this we mean you can work entirely from home online without visiting customers or businesses in person. You don’t have to network around the neighborhood with friends and family members. You can do all your promotions online from home, and with many programs, you’ll never have to come in direct contact with customers. The majority of affiliate marketing programs offer a legitimate home based business opportunity without the high startup costs of a regular business. You don’t have to stock inventory, accept credit card payments, or ship any products.

Disadvantages of  Affiliate Program

The main disadvantage of an affiliate program is a lower conversion ratio. It’s commonly known that you must promote the right product to the right audience to make a sale in any business. But with affiliate programs, this is still true plus you must promote to even more people. The conversion ratio for purchases is often lower with affiliate programs than if you were to sell your own product directly. Therefore, you must promote diligently and be sure to do plenty of research to find the appropriate products with good conversion ratios.

Another disadvantage is you’re at the mercy of each affiliate company. If they go out of business, so do you! It’s a good idea to sign up with several reputable, established companies so you won’t have to worry so much about this.

Recurring Income

An affiliate program can be more beneficial if it offers ways to make residual income. There are some affiliate programs that offer services with recurring payments from customers, such as Affiliate Marketing Tool providers, hosting services, marketing services, and so forth. These will often pay you every time the customer makes a payment so you can earn again and again just from one customer. Other services might offer you commissions on every future purchase made by one customer. Both of these setups are often more profitable than one-time sales unless you can find a one-time program that pays really well for that one payment.

Add Affiliate Income to Your Current Home Based Business

Another home business idea is to add related affiliate programs to your current home business. You might sell your own product, but want to add other products or services without adding to your labor. Affiliate marketing programs can enhance your income without adding more work or products. You can add affiliate links to your current website and receive commissions every time someone makes an affiliate purchase.

You might ask, “What’s the best home based business with affiliates?” This is a difficult question because everyone is different. You have to consider what you enjoy doing and the types of products or services that interest you. I personally prefer Online advertising providers like BizGazette and Buildabizonline. These type of programs will be around long after most have fizzled out.

So find something you love doing so you won’t burn out after a year or so. Discover home business opportunities that not necessarily  pay well BUT give you a sense of fulfillment every day.

With an Internet home business and affiliate marketing programs, you’ll soon enjoy the chalange and who knows, maybe it could turn into a full time income like mine.

Action Equals Success.

Danny Meehan,
Business Coach
Maricopa, AZ 85138
Phone (520) 208-6489
Email dan_meehan@yahoo.com

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About Danny Meehan

Retired United States Navy Veterans' Advocate Former Publisher of The Biz-ness Gazette Tabloid Business Consultant and Coach
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