Affiliate marketing is an incredible online business. It’s my top source of income and I’ve made millions doing it! So, is it for you?
Well, I’m currently in Texas and am running my affiliate marketing business as we speak. Even when living in a van and dealing with crappy WiFi, you can do this side hustle too!
What is Affiliate Marketing?
Affiliate marketing is basically being an online salesperson. the only difference between the old school sales people and today’s internet sales people is that the former could only call so many customers or knock on so many peoples doors. On the internet however, you can sell 24/7 to millions of people every single day. In fact, when I die I hope I leave behind this quote…
“If you know how to sell you’ll always have a job, but if you know how to sell online you’ll never need one.”
Imagine having a business where you don’t have to worry about customers, you don’t have to carry inventory, and you don’t have to deal with customer complaints. Sounds spooky, right? Instead all you have to do is promote the offer or sell!
You can be an affiliate for pretty much any company or product that has an affiliate program. To find said companies, it’s pretty easy. All you need to do is type in the company name and then the words “affiliate program”. If one pops up, great! If not, you’re out of luck.
Say you post a list of your favorite birthday present ideas on the internet. In the post, you include affiliate links to each of the products. From here, anytime someone clicks the link and makes a purchase, you’ll be handsomely rewarded with a commission. Your job as the affiliate marketer is to connect the product with the right buyer.
How to Scale
I’ve sold millions through affiliate marketing because I’ve mastered the game of pairing affiliate offers with paid ads. Paid ads are when you pay a platform to host an ad that promotes your offer.
The next way to scale quickly is by having a large following. You actually don’t need…