Affiliate Marketing Monday – Affiliate Beginner’s Guide

domain nameIn the four previous Affiliate Marketing Monday, I have discussed tips and issues from an affiliate manager side of things.  Today we will get into a four part series from the affiliate side.  You can tell from the right hand side of my blog that I am also an affiliate, as I think most affiliate program managers are as well.  What does it mean to be an affiliate?  Basically, you promote links or banners of another company for your visitors to click on.  If that visitor makes a purchase from that site, you receive a commission.  That is the very basics of things.  Another name that you may be called as an affiliate is a publisher, because you are publishing the content and links on your site.  Now, let’s get into how you can make money, and no this is not going to be a get rich quick post, if you want that, watch infomercials at 3:00 a.m. in the morning.  Here are 5 tips to getting started. Continue reading