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What exactly is Affiliate Marketing for Dummies, and how can it help you?

I was once a "dummy" when it came to all this stuff myself. Trust me, if there was anyone completely lost on this concept and didn't understand how it all worked, it was me. Here are just a few of the things that kept floating around my mind when I was first starting out :

How does it work? What do I do? Where do I go for help? What resources do I use?

And most importantly, where can I find a good Affiliate Marketing for Dummies guide? I'll answer all these questions here and more.

First I'll explain the simple concepts of Affiliate Marketing. It simply involves aligning the right product to the right customer. Millions of people go online everyday to try to find a solution to a problem, or fill a need that they have. So, several people out there that went ahead and created these products for them and built websites for people to buy them.

But of course, why sell everything themselves, when they can have additional people promoting the products for them online? This is where you come in. You as the Affiliate will choose a product that you know people are searching for, and using simple affiliate marketing techniques, will help them to find it. You simply join something called an Affiliate Network, and choose the product you want to help promote. The website will then give you a Unique Link that you use so that they can track all the sales that you help to make.

There are several ways that you can do this, and this is where a good Affiliate Marketing for Dummies type guide comes in. Sometimes people go ahead and write a few articles about the product. Other people create a little simple website or blog and talk more about the product while giving good information to people visiting the site. The users will then see the link to the product on their website, click through, and eventually buy from the product creator. The product creator then pays you a commission, usually of up to 75% of the product's price.

So now you're probably thinking, wow....that sounds great! But where do I find the help I need to start getting my Affiliate Marketing going? Where can I find the right Affiliate Marketing for Dummies guide?

What I can tell you is that when I was first starting out, I went through tons of research online trying to find the best material to help get me started. I did find some great resources though. Wealthy Affiliate was one of them. They offer tons of training materials, a huge online forum community for help and support, tools, research guides, and simple blog builders to get your Affiliate Marketing efforts going.

They were truly an invaluable resource to me, and I talk more about Affiliate Marketing for Dummies and how Wealthy Affiliate helped me on my site, MarketingLifestyleOnline.com.

So as you can see, it is simply a matter of understanding the concepts of Affiliate Marketing, how it works, the best places to get training and help, along with the right resources to get the job done. Get all these things in line and you'll be well on your way to success.

I'm Eugene, and on my site I talk more about Affiliate Marketing for Dummies and how it can help you. Visit MarketingLifestyleOnline.com to get more in depth details and information there!


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