How many such affiliate programs do you that can pay cash instantly into your PayPal account?
You need not answer me. Just try to count them on your fingers and you won’t even be able to reach your fifth finger.
Most affiliate programs have a definite pattern of payment. They do not pay you instantly as and when the sale happens. Many of these like Clickbank and CJ make you wait until you have reached about $500.00. Though this is not a huge limit for somebody who has been into affiliate marketing for a few years and is making a fortune out of it, this is a challenge for the new affiliate marketers.
What are the 3 things you are struggling with when you start off in affiliate marketing?
- Finance to fund your business.
- Knowledge of good affiliate programs.
- Marketing and promotional skills.
The posts in the days to come will touch upon each of these areas and would help you overcome the problems that you are facing in all these areas.
Finance:- Finance is what struck me in the second day of getting onto the internet. I had no formal knowledge and had no mentor to guide me. My first affiliate business started with promotions of Google Adwords. I setup a few campaigns and chose a few keywords and started off. The next day morning when I woke up I found that I was poorer by about $1293.00. I had the shock of my life. I had no sale from the $1300 that I had spent. I couldn’t gather the courage to start off again until the next 4 months.
The smartest business idea is something that funds for itself.
Smart businessmen do not spend from their pockets to fund their business. Hence I do not advice anyone starting off on Internet Marketing, to go straight off to Google Adwords. However well you plan, you might still end up with a poor ROI and you will not be able to recoup your investments until a few more months to come. By that time you will be bankrupt and dropped off the Internet.
It is said that advertisement incurs cost. Then, how would you fund your own business?
There are thousands of free forms of advertising on the internet. USfreeads.com, craigslist.com and article directories like ezinearticles.com, articlefactory.com, goarticles.com etc. are the easiest of them. Squidoo and Hubpages are other forms of advertising and getting traffic.
You need to bear in mind that articles directories, Squidoo and Hubpages are not for advertising your products but promoting them. You should have a good plan and a few good articles to promote your websites and products on these sites.
These will not get your loads of traffic or, millions of visitors overnight. But a carefully planned strategy can help you reach your goal in about 3-4 months.
Once you have your promotional strategies in place, join a few “Instant Paying Affiliate Program”. These are affiliate programs that deposit cash straight into your bank or, PayPal account, the moment a sale happens. You don’t have to wait until you reach a threshold for the payment to be released.
Instant paying affiliate programs help you generate cash instantly. You promotional techniques will get your sales trickling in. The cash that comes into your PayPal account can then be utilized for business purposes like, joining the paid option in USfreeads.com or, getting a good autoresponder like Aweber. You might also want to buy a domain name for your site and a hosting account. You will not find yourselves stuck for cash.
This is how I started my online business after my first setback. It took me sometime to establish myself but I was happy that I was not cutting into my hard earned money from my 9-5 job.
I was fortunate enough to get this book called as “Instant Affiliate Commissions”. This book had about 120 such affiliate programs that would pay instant commissions into my PayPal account and some valuable advice at starting your affiliate marketing business. All I did was join about 16 affiliate programs that I felt good enough to join and this funded my domain cost, hosting charges and other minor advertisement expenses.
You can grab a copy of this ebook here in case you wish to. You might also be able to get this information on the internet. But you will have to spend quite some time searching in order to find the best programs. This ebook has a list of such programs that you will never be able to search and find on the internet.
What is best about “Instant Affiliate Commissions” is that it has a quick birds eye view of what the affiliate program has to offer. Also you will find some exceptionally good 100% commission paying affiliate programs as well.
Download your copy of “Instant Affiliate Commissions” here.
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