First, let's review Wikipedia's definition of the term. Affiliate marketing is a marketing practice in which a business rewards one or more affiliates
for each visitor or customer brought about by the affiliate's marketing effort. Wikipedia's definition is absolutely perfect but lacks meaningful detail.
A more defining definition of affiliate marketing is the marketing for consumers or customers ready, willing, and able to purchase or try products and services offered
by a merchant, whole seller or service vendor via their website. Therefore, the task of affiliates is to drive traffic to their very own site and then
refer customers or visitors to the retailer's site with enticing offers and links. In return, generous commissions, gifts, and payouts will be made to the affiliate. Due to this effort by the marketer, immediate and residual income is generated. If that's not enough to move you, many networks have managers who's existence is to assure you succeed and make immediate money by providing coaching, bonuses, and exclusive offers to market.
In closing, the affiliate marketing network is the wave of the future and presents millions upon millions of dollars to be made. If you're afraid of making unlimited income, this is not the opportunity for you. Again, our goal is to start you on the path to financial freedom. Network marketing proposes tremendous growth now and over the years to come.
Todd Parrish is a former professional in the real estate marketing industry. He now runs a number of sites dedicated to helping affiliates choose the best programs. You can learn more at PayAffiliate.org