What’s affiliate marketing and how does it work

If you are new to affiliate marketing you are wondering what it is, is it newbie friendly and can it work for me? Well today I am going to tell you exactly what you have been searching for of what’s affiliate marketing and how does it work I will make it plain and simple to you. So let’s get started.

What is affiliate marketing?

In simple terms it is marketing online. No need to talk to someone on the phone for it is all done digitally. You get paid to market someone product online, simply by copy and paste products(affiliate links) onto your website or social media pages and if someone buys from your link, you get paid. If they don’t you don’t get paid, simple like that.

What are affiliate links?

An affiliate link is a specific link only specific for you to track how many people clicked on your link for sales you made, number of people who just viewed site with no sale and how much you will get paid.

How much can I get paid?

Well this will vary for each affiliate Network have different commissions for each product they sell ranging from high ticket sales to low ticket sales.

How can I be a part of an affiliate network?

There are thousands of companies that have affiliate partnership, you usually have to scroll to the bottom and you will see words associated with affiliate marketing, affiliate partnership, affiliate program, affiliate network etc. Just follow the instructions to get started. The biggest ones are JvZoo, Sharesale, Wealthy Affiliate,Amazon, Clickbank and CJ.

Is it Newbie friendly?

Most of them are. Since you are new and are trying to make sales, most of the sellers that have the products will put your payment on delay. For this reason, they want to know that you are sending good traffic their way and how you will send traffic for sales. All you have to do introduce yourself and give honest ways how you promote their products. Once the sales come in then your sales will no longer be delayed and you will be paid right away.

Ready to get started?

Find an affiliate program now that interest you, based on your niche( your likes that you know a lot about). Sign up and get started to earning a wealthy income. Your success is your journey to the road to success. Thank you for reading and I hope you have an understanding of what’s affiliate marketing and how it works.

4 thoughts on “What’s affiliate marketing and how does it work”

  1. Thank you for your post. it is useful for me. I started my online business for a while now. I am actively looking for money-making opportunities. Affiliate marketing is one of the target, but I am busy and have no time to do the research.

    Here comes your article, which provides a lot of useful information on affiliate marketing. The simple answer to, such as How much can I get paid?, is helpful.

    I like your instruction on How can I be a part of an affiliate network? I am surprised that there are so many affiliate program. It is no problem for to find something I like. I am definitely going to pursue the affiliate marketing business.

    It is kind of you sharing this useful information with us.

    • Hi Anthony,

      I am glad this article can be of help to you for I know people that are new to affiliate marketing have millions of questions what I wanted to do is tackle the main questions that people may have about it and give what I experienced and what I feel can help them based on facts. The money part is always up to the person of how much effort they put in. I am glad you decided to be apart of the affiliate marketing business and I hope you have wonderful success.

  2. You have answered my basic questions on affiliate marketing and thank you so much for giving enough details as to how things work with it. Well, I am just a newbie to blogging and affiliate marketing and this post is very helpful to me. Thank you so much and I’d try my best to ensure that I stick to what I learnt from here

    • Hi Rodarrick,

      I am glad this post was able to help you get an understanding of affiliate marketing and all the best to your success.


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