Earn Money Promoting Popular Affiliate Marketing Programs
Affiliate programs have emerged very popular now a days every internet marketer because thousands of webmasters and individuals are earning handsome monthly income promoting popular and in demand affiliate programs. This is easiest home-based business. Anyone can operate from the comfort of home with a computer and internet connection and start making money quickly.
In an affiliate program, a company has an arrangement whereby they pay you (the publisher or the affiliate), a percentage of the sale by every customer you refer to their website through your promotional methods when the visitor sent through you makes a purchase from that company or joins their program. The merchants pay lucrative commission varying from 20% up to 70% per sale. Apart from lifetime high commissions, many offer two-tier, recurring payments, which builds a regular stream of lifetime passive income.
The reason of popularity of affiliate programs is that due to ease and convenience of online purchase, millions of people all over world are buying products online 27/7. The merchants and buyers deal with trust on each other.
According to recent studies made, the volume of online global business is increasing day by day as information technology related awareness is spreading among masses, especially in developing countries. The scope of home-based business has widened enormously.
Researchers opine that Asian countries have reckoned the potential and jumped in the internet marketing arena to tap earning potential. This has thrown open good opportunity for average person wishing to start home based business of selling useful and in-demand information products and software developed by him or by others. You can definitely earn money on the internet selling products of other merchants part-time or full time from the comfort of your home. This is the easiest business anyone can do.
Another reason is sale of tangible and non-tangible products catering to special niche markets has risen. Information products are nothing but digital books or e-books or special reports in PDF form. While these ebooks and special reports contain very important information, cost of their production is very low compared to paperback or hard cover editions because no printing, handling or shipping is involved. These are downloadable instantly upon payment of little money via credit card or other payment methods.
It is not that only info products are being sold online, almost everything from an needle to cars to real estate is being marketed online 27/7. It is really amazing. You can join and promote select group of 5 to 10 strong and reputed affiliate programs with no upfront cost, and start earning money rightway. Most of the programs are free to join.
The commissions paid by the merchants are quite high on information products (ebooks, manuals and how-to guides) and a little less on digital products. Many of these programs are free to join. Some programs involve recurring or non-recurring fee. The important thing is you join only reputed programs that have online presence for a long time and pay commissions timely.
Click Bank, Commission Junction and Amazon are huge market placed where you can find thousands of products listed to promote and earn from. You can join the top rated in-demand products and start promoting them. These are well-established market places and have vast experience. Take some time to explore them and decide which programs you wish to promote. Click Bank, CJ and Amazon make regular payments in respect of sales that take place through your promotions.