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Making Money On The Internet As A High Earning Affiliate

Oct 13, 2007
It's true "most people don't want to work" is a universal truth. So, if you don't want to work, why are you selling yourself into slavery for relatively low pay? You might as well get the most out of something that you dislike doing. I've never seen any clerk who is happy where he/she is. They usually complain about low salaries and too much work. If you're getting paid to work (something you don't want to do) doesn't it make sense to aim for something higher?

There are plenty of opportunities for making money in the internet. You can do this for something on the side, or, you can make it your full time job. It just depends on how much time you want to commit to earning money in a rather easy manner. As for myself, why am I writing this article for relatively low pay? Well the dollar has a pretty high value from where I am sitting. If I worked in an office, I wouldn't be earning as much I am now.

The point is that you need to maximize your earning potential. If you happen to be in a country like mine whose local currency is struggling against the dollar, then doing this writing job will earn you more than you normally would in day at the office. As far as potential earnings in the internet is concerned, there are plenty of avenues and opportunities to choose from.

The first opportunity with the most potential for earning big bucks is by turning yourself into internet salespersons. Unlike salespeople of the physical world, you don't have to go around the city commuting, sweating, huffing, puffing and talking your throat sore. All you need to do is to choose a form of internet marketing that you think you can be good at. Once you do make your choice, exhaust all the possibilities until you get very positive results. Nothing good comes out of something half-baked.

A fast way to earn a commission is by affiliating yourself with major vendor sites. You sign for their program and they will give you instructions to set up an affiliate account. Basically, you promote the vendor site and their products in your own website or in articles that you write and submit to ezines. You will need to place links into your website or ezine article that will lead to the site or product you are promoting.

If you decide to go into affiliate marketing, you will also need to learn how to compose search engine optimized (SEO) articles. The web is teeming with instructions on SEO composition. These articles will help you with search engine results. They will contain keywords that the search engine will identify and index according to its relevance to the searcher's query and your article.

Then, there are the make fast money programs which you have to pay for before you can join. (`nuff said)

By the way, don't be fooled by those paid to read email advertisements. One does pay you to just read but it sends an average of one email a day and gives out 2 cents. Other similar programs require you to accept offers or deals from the sites that they advertise before they give out cash.

Making good money in the internet can be easy. But if you really want good money, I suggest you try the different affiliate programs of major vendor sites in the internet. Remember its good money so you will have to spend time to make your program a success. Once you have it set-up, you can ask for your retirement or separation pay.

The majority of the world's working population perform their jobs in offices and most of the world's working population do not like their jobs because, well, who wants to work? So, if you don't like to work but have to work anyway, why stick yourself into a job with low pay? The best solution would be to find a high-paying job, work hard and then start your own business if you can. The problem is, even with a high paying job, you can't earn enough money to start a business.

The World Wide Web, being an economy in itself, offers a variety of opportunities for making money. You can try your hand at freelance jobs like data encoding, medical transcription, article composition and programming. There are a number of freelancer websites that you can join so you may work at home and put some extra money in your pocket. Start-up capital = $0

There are supposedly expert moneymakers who, for a small fee of $100 to $200 will teach you how to earn $2,000 to $10,000 a month. You can try out their system for free, but, you will have to place a deposit to be able to get the free trial. Start-up capital = $49 to $100 depending on deposit requirements.

Finally, you can be a passive internet salesperson. I call it passive because all you have to do is establish a base of operations in the internet. Once that base has been established, you have the potential to earn from $0 to unlimited income. All you have to do afterwards is maintain or update that base once every three months. And yes, this advice is free. No trial offers, and no deposits required. Read on please.

Vendor sites like Amazon offer internet surfers the opportunity of earning additional income in exchange for the promotion of their website and products. This is how it works. You will need to sign-up for affiliate membership. Most vendor sites that offer affiliate programs do not charge you for this. This is only fair since you will be selling them to people. Be wary of vendor sites that charge fees for membership to their affiliate programs.

Once you join-up, they will give you a reference number or an ID number that you will paste into your html scripts. Your vendor site will give you instructions on how to paste them.

Normally, an affiliate will have to have a website where they can promote the vendor site. You will promote the vendor site by adding links to the site's home page and some specific products which you think will sell more. You will need to design your website to accommodate these links as well as alter some of your websites graphics to make way for banners, or picture links. Don't forget to add the ID or reference number to the link so that the vendor can identify your referral.

Once you have the links in place, you will need to write some 250+ words about the product you are selling. I recommend allotting 1 web page per product as this will help you in search engine result rankings. The content you write will have to be relevant and filled with keywords that pertain to the product itself. Once everything is done, you need to find out if your website shows up in search engine queries when browsing for your product.

If you think this is too much work, you can try writing newsletters about a product on a vendor site that contains links to the product. You then post the newsletter on the internet and hope that a search engine indexes it.

Mind you, this isn't a get rich quick scheme. Times are hard and we need all the financial assistance we can get. This is just one option where you can possibly earn a lot more than your current income.

The problem with most affiliates is that they don't last long because they fail to maintain and update their product links. Some of the products that you have linked to before may have already been discontinued. You need to check on your links at least once every 3 months or once a month at optimum. Finally, don't be content with what you have. Look for additional products to sell.
About the Author
Don Resh is CEO of WebForce, Inc. For more on Affiliate Marketing see:
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