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Make Residual Income With A Marketing Affiliate

Aug 17, 2007
Imagine working once--for just a few hours--and earning money on that work for the next few days, weeks, months or even years! That's the power of residual income, which is income you generate after one initial effort of work. And though it sounds almost impossible, it's easier to do than you may think! In fact, one of the simplest ways is by linking yourself with a marketing affiliate program.

Affiliate programs are offered by many major Internet companies. Essentially, you get paid by referring customers or clients to their business. Very little initial work is involved, and it can help you earn a significant amount of residual income over time without taking a lot of work.

To get started, create your own website, blog or other web-based page. Although a personal website would work, you'll get more affiliate program approvals if your website is based on a serious topic, and if it is related somewhat to the products sold by the affiliate company. For example, if your website is about home-schooling children, you could join affiliate programs that sell books, educational materials and even toys.

Once your website is created, you'll need some content for it. Write articles, post photos or create programs or tutorials that are related to your topic. The more professional and informative your website, the more likely you are to get approved by affiliate programs. Moreover, you'll also get more traffic from the web, which is necessary if you're hoping to attract customers to your affiliate companies.

After your website is established, look for companies and businesses that offer affiliate programs. Do an Internet search to find them.

Each affiliate program will have its own set of rules and guidelines. You may have to post a web ad with pictures that links to the affiliate company. You may simply have to post a text link. Some affiliate companies allow you to advertise certain products on their website. Carefully read the rules and restrictions to ensure you're following the guidelines.

Once your website visitors begin clicking on your affiliate ads--and purchasing the company's products or services--you'll earn a certain percentage or a flat fee for referring the customer. This is your residual income, and it can vary significantly over time.

By creating a website that attracts a lot of visitors, as well as properly advertising your affiliate companies, you can generate residual income from your share of the profits. The initial work you completed--establishing the website and finding affiliates--is over. You can choose to continue updating and promoting your website. In fact, updates are recommended to keep visitors interested.

Actively promoting your affiliates products, such as specifically mentioning a book that the affiliate sells, is another way to pointing your visitors to the affiliate company--and thereby increasing your residual income.
About the Author
Sherman Choo is a "Million Dollar Marketer" and Creator of Internet Cash Generating Machines like CreditsToCash.com . To make money online with your own Internet Cash Machine complete with Step-By-Step Instructions, visit==> http://www.creditstocash.com
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