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      How can I open an affiliate marketing company of my own?

      I've been reading up a little on affiliate marketing business and how profitable it can be when done properly. I'd like to open up my own online affiliate marketing business, but I'm not sure where to start. Any suggestions?
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      Starting an affiliate marketing business is a great idea if you're looking to help out other businesses and gain traffic to your own site while earning a potentially excellent income.

      Some excellent affiliate marketing benefits include:

      1. a passive income, which – if there's enough traffic to your site – can make you a good deal of money, and also

      2. the obvious benefit of getting traffic to come through your website.

      Some of the best affiliate programs out there are high traffic websites like social media outlets and certain blogs such as PerezHilton, major news blogs like CNN, MSNBC, etc. that allow you to post ads on their websites which will lead people to either your website or your affiliates' websites.
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      So how do I get to post my ads on those kinds of sites? I mean, they've gotta be kind of selective, right?

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      Most websites are selective about who they let market on their websites; however, through marketing your company correctly to potential sites where you would post your ad, you can pretty much advertise wherever you want.

      Of course, in order to be that varied in your market, you've got to get your affiliate business up and moving.

      In order to get your affiliate marketing business off the ground:

      1. first develop your website and

      2. secondly, make sure you develop it in a way that will draw large audiences to you. By using SEO (search engine optimization), you can more efficiently market your business to customers who type in keywords or phrases relevant to your business. Say you wanted to start an affiliate marketing business which focused on free prizes for surveys. A key phrase you could use would be “free prizes surveys” or “free prizes”.

      In order for your online affiliate marketing business to be successful, you've got to get yourself seen on the first page of search engines; keywords are an excellent tool to help you out.

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      What exactly is affiliate marketing? I've been hearing this word all over the past few weeks and the only information I can find on it is ads trying to tell me to join them. Can someone explain it to me?

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      Let's start with the term “affiliate”.

      An affiliate in business terms means a company in which another company has a minority interest. It's a company that has to do with another company in some way or another.

      Example: If Company A wants to do business with Company B, then Company A contacts company B and they set up a partnership in which the two companies are connected but have little to do with one another. Affiliate Marketing means that the company in which another company has interest in receives revenue from the other company through measures of performance (i.e. sales, clicks, registrations, or a mix of the three).

      Example: If Company A sees that Company B is relatively new and doesn't have their advertisements down pat just yet, then Company A can contact Company B and offer to advertise for them. When Company A receives revenue or business of any kind from this advertising agreement, Company B receives a portion of Company A's revenue. Simple, right?

      With online affiliate marketing, you have an online business that wants to get its name out into the internet and its users. Enter the affiliate marketing business.

      The affiliate marketing business that is interested in publicizing the company in need of marketing contacts them and offers to bring traffic to their site.

      What this means for you as a user is that you get to see all the banners and links on the sites you frequent. Nowadays, those links are more targeted toward you, the user.

      A good example of targeted affiliate ads are facebook ads. If you're getting married, they'll show you wedding dresses, if you're gay they'll talk about gay rights, if you made a profile for your cat, they might try and sell it meow mix.

      Affiliate marketing business has evolved at a high rate since the mid 90s when online affiliate marketing was developed.

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      So you sayin that affiliate marketin's like, easy money if you jus get a website started? Man but how a website can make you that much money if you somebody who dont no about websites n wanna make one?

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      Making websites is easy nowadays. There are so many companies out there who can either make one for you, or give you a template to work with. But, if you want to make any money, you're going to have to buy your own domain name, and then build a customized site yourself.

      Whether you use a preformatted website and customize it to your standards, or whether you hire someone to make it for you, your online affiliate marketing business will have to follow a format. Here are a few examples of the types of affiliate marketing websites that are most successful with affiliate marketing:

      - Comparison Shopping Sites
      - Loyalty Websites (those reward sites)
      - Coupon/Rebate Sites (like groupon or scoutmob)
      - Content/Niche sites that give reviews, etc.
      - Personal sites
      - Forums
      - Weblogs/web syndication sites
      - Email newsletters (often called drip marketing)
      - Shopping directories/price comparison websites
      - Video blogs

      These are just a few of the ways people make money through affiliate marketing.

      You don't just have to create a site dedicated to advertising. That gets old real quick. Just make a site, promote the heck out of it through content writing, video posting, img posting, or whatever, get enough visitors to your site, and people will advertise on your site no problem.

      It's hard work but if you do it right then affiliate marketing company benefits are way better than you could ever expect. If you want to start an affiliate marketing business today, then go out and really research it; sift through all the junk and you'll find some serious golden opportunities and all the help you'll need to get to them.

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