What to Do If You’re in a Amazon Non-Affiliate State

what is affiliate marketingThere are various reasons why some states don’t have an Amazon affiliate program. Online venders are not required to keep up with a customer’s state sales tax information. To require that would create a major headache for online vendors.

Some states fought back by enacting legislation that made it difficult for online vendors to have affiliate programs. Thousands of affiliate marketers lost out on affiliate income.

As a result of this, some vendors pulled affiliate programs in the states that wanted to collect sales tax information and Amazon was one of those companies. [Read more…]

Getting Paid as an Affiliate Marketer

affiliate marketingThis is probably one of your very first questions and let me tell you with some programs it’s not always easy to find a direct answer. As an affiliate marketer you work hard to make a commission and of course, you want your payments (link to #10) as soon as humanly possible. But not all networks or product owners pay out at the same rate.

Third Party Sites

Sites like Zujava pay out two months after the commissions are earned and their pay dates are usually around the middle of the month. Amazon pays out in a similar manner, paying out two months after commissions are made but their pay dates are at the end of the month. So let me explain – if you have a really good month in December for Christmas sales, you won’t see those funds until February. [Read more…]

Can You Really Make Money as an Affiliate Marketer?

make money with affiliate marketingIf you’re considering affiliate marketing as a full time source of income, the most important question you may be asking is how much money can you make as an affiliate marketer?  Well without sounding like one of the scammers – affiliate marketing offers unlimited earnings potential.

It’s true – it all depends on how much effort you put into it. If you think of your efforts as running a business then yes, you can earn a good income. The total amount is absolutely up to you. [Read more…]

You Should Always Adhere to the Affiliate TOS

terms of serviceWhen you decide to become an affiliate marketer, you’ll have the opportunity to promote many different types of products. You can promote tangible products or digital products and services.

It’s important to learn as much as you can about affiliate marketing in the beginning of your journey – but there’s one very important thing you should certainly make sure that you understand. [Read more…]

Start with Free Platforms as an Affiliate Marketer

make moneyWhen you’re first starting out and learning about affiliate marketing, it may be a wise idea to take advantage of free platforms that you can use to promote products in your niche.  While you shouldn’t depend 100% on these sites, they can help support what you’re doing as you learn the ropes.



Blogger is a free tool that allows you to set up a blog. It gives you a free template you can use to begin blogging and it’s very simple to use. If you choose to, you can get free hosting for your blog through blogspot.com, or you can pay for hosting using another service [Read more…]

Essential Affiliate Marketing Tools

affiliate tool boxToday we continue our series of posts on Affiliate Marketing. Knowing the affiliate marketing fundamentals is essential for success but maybe even more so is being able to create content that attracts the right audience. It’s not simply about recommending a product and watching the buyers flood in. That truly does not happen.

So get the fundamentals of operating as an affiliate down and then you’ll want to employ the use of a few tools that can help you do your job quicker, better, and more efficiently. [Read more…]

Can Beginners Really Find Success In Affiliate Marketing?

make money with affiliate marketingThere are so many things to learn in the world of online marketing. As a beginner it is easy to become overwhelmed by all of the countless business models, tools, courses, and more that you can learn from and implement.

But is Affiliate Marketing really a good place for beginners in this sea of opportunities?

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What is Affiliate Marketing?

what is affiliate marketingThis is the fourth post in our Affiliate Marketing series and where we take a good look at what affiliate marketing is and why it’s possibly the money making solution for you. These are the previous posts:

Frequently Asked Questions About Affiliate
5 Common Affiliate Marketing Pitfalls

Affiliate marketing is a business model where you bring buyers and sellers together in return for a commission if a sale is carried out. It’s one of the most popular strategies online because it allows you to enjoy several perks.

As an affiliate marketer, you’re handling only a segment of the tasks that a full-time Internet marketer creating products has to master. There are some tasks you both share, but there are many burdens that you don’t have to tackle which makes affiliate marketing ideal for the beginner to this business. [Read more…]