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When most people think of ways to earn extra money online part time they usually think of eBay but a lot of people are just not familiar with the incredible income potential that Affiliate Marketing has to offer.

In this article we shall take a look at Affiliate Marketing as a means to earn extra money online part time and why it might be a better choice than selling on eBay.

What about eBay to Earn Extra Money Online Part Time?

Almost everyone has heard of eBay. Even Grandpa! Most people know you can gather up your unwanted stuff stored in the attic, create an account on eBay and list them for auction or for sale.

This is great and almost anyone can do this to earn money online part time. The problem is sooner than latter you will run out of stuff around the house to sell and you will be forced to search for other product sources.

Sure, you can find all kinds of stuff to sell by going to garage sales or searching CraigsList.

You can even find plenty of Drop Shipping companies with products you can sell that you don’t have to pay for until you actually sell one. Then they take care of the shipping but since you sold it from your eBay account you are responsible to track shipments, customer complaints and all it takes is one negative feedback from a difficult customer to knock you down.

The real problem is there are so many other eBayers selling those Drop Ship products that the competition is so great that there is almost NO Profit left for your efforts.

You could locate and hook up with a Wholesaler but they usually won’t even talk to you unless you have a business license.

Didn’t we start out looking for a way to Earn extra money online instead of Spend extra money online?

And what about the ever increasing eBay fees that cut into your profits?

No doubt about it, you can definitely earn extra money online part time with eBay but not without a significant commitment of time to make any significant money.

There is A Better Way!

I believe Affiliate Marketing is the best way to earn extra money online part-time or even fulltime.

Thousands of entrepreneurs are tapping in to this Internet Income Goldmine and making from a few hundred extra dollars part-time or as much as Five Plus Figure incomes PER MONTH working it fulltime or at least until they get their marketing campaign in place.

So, just what is Affiliate Marketing?

Affiliate Marketing is simply the marketing of products or services by private contractors (You, the Affiliate Marketer) that are owned by what are known as Affiliate Merchants or Affiliate Networks or Merchants. It might be a small private company offering only one product or it could be a large network with thousands of products to be sold.

You would need to decide on a Niche market. Preferably something you are Passionate about and Familiar with. Or something you are willing to become familiar with. Then choose which Affiliate Network or Affiliate Merchant offers the products you want to market.

You simply enroll in their Affiliate Program which is almost always free. They will provide you with a Unique Affiliate Link which you will use in your online promotions. Your job is to attract a customer to your webpage or landing page (Sometimes provided by the Network) that Displays, Explains or even Demonstrates the product you have chosen to market.

If the customer decides to buy they are taken to the Merchant’s check out (Shopping Cart) system where they use the Merchant’s Credit Card Merchant Account and their order is processed and shipped by the Merchant.

The Merchant provides the customer support including dealing with refunds which are seldom charged back to your account.

These sales are all tracked by software using your Affiliate Link and when a minimum threshold of usually $100 is met you are paid by check or EFT.

The Affiliate Marketer usually is paid anywhere from 5% to 75% of the sale depending on the Affiliate Agreement which is very clear and up front.

What are the Advantages of Affiliate Marketing?

  • Easy to get started once you get some training.
  • Very LOW start-up cost. Less than $75 per year to set up and manage one website.
  • No minimum production.
  • Work at home.
  • Unlimited income potential for those who work at it and get some training.
  • Unlimited number of products to choose from to market.
  • Market to multiple niche markets and make more money. Lots More!
  • No customer contact.
  • Create residual income.
  • No meetings to attend.
  • No products to buy.
  • No customer complaints to deal with.
  • No returns to deal with.
  • No NEGATIVE FEEDBACK to deal with.
  • No FEES, except for your Domain Name and Website Hosting.

A person with minimal computer skills and knowledge of the internet can learn how to do Affiliate Marketing. Yes, even Grandpa!

What are the Negatives of Affiliate Marketing?

Affiliate Marketing is a rock solid opportunity to earn extra money online part-time or fulltime. Notice I used the word EARN? Affiliate Marketing is not a “Get Rich Scheme” by any means. It does require time and effort.

Affiliate Marketing is not Rocket Science but unless you get some quality Internet Marketing Training, Affiliate Marketing may be difficult for you to get started making money. If you have even very minimal computer skills it is very learnable.

It might take you anywhere from a week to a month before you start seeing income. There are some high quality online training institutions available that will not only provide you with all the training and support you will need but also all the tools you will need to operate your own successful business online.

I would take advantage of one of the Free Affiliate Marketing Courses available to get started on the right foot then move up if you so choose.


We have looked at two of the many ways you can Earn Extra Money Online Part Time.

Both eBay and Affiliate Marketing offer different advantages to earn extra money online part time but I believe that Affiliate Marketing is the way to go.

Both require some work but Affiliate Marketing has a whole lot more advantages than eBay in my opinion. How do you think I know this?

Best of luck no matter what you choose,

K. Les Baker

Street Talk

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