What Is Affiliate Marketing?

By | January 23, 2017

What is Affiliate Marketing?                                                               

Affiliate Marketing can be described as a system specializing in promoting someone else’s existing products or services through an affiliated network. If you’ve thought about learning how to become an affiliate marketer, I’m sure you’ll be glad you found this website.                                                

Learning affiliate marketing from scratch can be very daunting. With the proper coaching, anyone can become a successful affiliate marketer. It’s not as hard as one might think but, nevertheless, there is a learning curve as anything worth pursuing would have.

Unfortunately, the bigtime internet “guru’s” online, and offline, will tell you anything they think you want to hear when trying to convince you that you can “get rich overnight“. There is no shortage of scams on and offline. 

Know who you’re getting involved with. You can learn more about me and how I’m committed to help anyone who truly wants to have a successful, profitable online business right here on my About Me page.

Newbie or expert, even the most sought after athletes need coaching, and not just any old coach. There is always a demand for a highly skilled coach with a lot of experience in their field of expertise. They know what retirement is long before what unemployment is.

Speaking of retirement, if you’ve read about me at the link above or on my Wealthy Affiliate profile page, you’ll realize the many, many years of online experience I have online and how I finally learned how to make money online.

Know this, you MUST put in the time and effort required to have a successful, profitable online business. Theres no easy way out and don’t let anyone convince you otherwise. I’m not trying to convince you of anything, I just want you to know the truth so you understand this is a long-term commitment, a REAL, down-to-earth, honest business, 100%!



The Basics                                                                                                                                                       

The term “Affiliate Marketing” scares a lot of people. The biggest reason for such a thought is lack of understanding, which is obtained through knowledge. There is absolutely nothing to be afraid of in this industry. In fact, with the proper coaching, you’ll quickly come to realize it’s actually FUN to promote millions of products and services through affiliate programs.

Millions of companies all over the world offer affiliate marketers generous commissions to promote their products/services. Their advertising budgets and size of office staff just doesn’t allow them to reach all the possible ways to sell to consumers.

Todays technical automation makes affiliate marketing easier and faster than ever before. Your job as an affiliate marketer is to send traffic to your website and convert those visitors to buyers.

Sounds easy enough, right? Well, as I mentioned earlier, it does take time, effort, and commitment. That itself sounds SCAREY! There are a lot of people having great success working from home as affiliate marketers and you can do it too.

Watch this video that outlines the basics of affiliate marketing to help you get a better understanding of what affiliate marketing is and how it works.

  1. Heres how affiliate marketing really works
  2. The How To’s of searching & finding affiliate programs
  3. What makes up a successful affiliate marketing campaign
  4. Ways to target affiliate programs
  5. What is an affiliate network and the most popular one’s
  6. Avoid driving yourself crazy as an affiliate marketer
  7. Things Google doesn’t like about affiliate marketers


If you should have any questions concerning anything you’ve read on this page, do not hesitate to leave a comment (below).

I usually respond to all comments promptly.


You’re Friend and Extra Income Coaching Specialist,


Randy Brooks
Greeley, Iowa



Email: randy@extraincomecoaching.com

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