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July 30, 2020

I: Introduction

Before we get into the details of how to make money with affiliate marketing, I’d like to give a brief overview of affiliate marketing. If you’re already familiar with this concept, feel free to skip ahead.

In affiliate marketing, you make money by encouraging other people to buy something from a website. In return for each sale you make, the website will pay you a commission. Below is a diagram of how this works:

Affiliate marketing is great because it’s a passive income stream. This means that once you build up a large audience you can simply promote your affiliate links and continue to earn money without doing any additional work.

II: Body

There are a lot of ways to make money from affiliate marketing. In fact, there are so many different options that it could be hard to know where to begin. One place I’ve been making a lot of money from lately is It’s a great place to start if you’re looking for an online business idea because it has so many different options for earning money. Let’s go over some of the reasons why I like so much.

The most important thing about this site is that they have so many different companies signed up. You can easily find products for all kinds of niches and categories. Here are just some of the categories I was able to quickly find:







Personal Finance

This is just a small sample of all the categories you can choose from. There are literally thousands of options available here. This is one reason why it’s nice to use as an affiliate marketer because it allows you to choose products that are relevant to your audience. So what kind of products is good for? They have pretty much everything you can imagine including digital goods (eBooks, videos), physical goods (books, DVDs, etc.), subscriptions (magazines, software), and even services (chess lessons). You can literally make money in any niche imaginable on this website!

Now that you know why I love so much, let’s go over some of the reasons why this is such an effective way to make money online. First, this site allows you to easily track your sales data so you can see exactly what your conversion rates are. also gives you access to an affiliate manager who can help you run your campaigns more effectively. Most importantly, though, Shareasale has a great training program that helps you learn how to promote these products more effectively. All of this is worth keeping in mind when thinking about which affiliate network will be best for your future business endeavors. Affiliate marketing is definitely an option worth exploring if you’re interested in making money online!

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