What are the reasons to become an affiliate marketer?
Having a “regular” job means having to go to work to make money, affiliate marketing makes you money while you sleep, or shop, or during family time. When you invest in a campaign, you will see returns when consumers purchase the product over the following days and weeks. You receive compensation for your work long after you’ve finished it. It is incredible to watch your account grow with a steady flow of income from the skills and time you invested with initially.
Convenient and flexible
Because you are essentially becoming a freelancer, you have the independence to set your own goals, take any direction your path leads you down, picking products that interest you, and one of the best perks -determining your own hours. By doing so, you are able to diversify your portfolio, or focus on just a few campaigns, restriction-free and not having to be part of a team that you don't jive with.
This is one opportunity that does NOT require you to buy in with expensive inventory, pay any start-up fees or finance any product. Affiliate marketing is a low cost, no hassle program. Starting in this line of work is extremely simple.
No customer support
Customer support is vital for every company. When you are an affiliate marketer, your entire job is to link sellers to consumers. It is the companies job to ensure its customers are happy and satisfied. The seller deals with any complaints or problems after you have received your commission.
If you are on salary you are earning the same regardless if it was a 40-hour workweek or 80- hours. Affiliate marketing is strictly based on performance. If you put the work and energy into it, you get the same return. If you only do the minimum, your return will reflect that.
The more work you do, the more you perfect your skills, the more your return increases!
Work from home
If you want to avoid the daily commute, save on transportation costs, or just plain hate going to the office, this type of work is ideal. You are able to launch campaigns, be paid, build relationships all while working from your own home, where pants are optional.
The Power of SEO
IF you do SEO correctly, you are able to generate a lot of organic traffic. Original content and a better website for visitors is really all you need. If someone is looking for information on something they will automatically look for it online therefore; learning the basics of SEO, keywords and link building will help you to be at the top of the list.