One of the simplest ways to make money online quickly is with affiliate marketing. That is because you don't have to create the product yourself, nor do you have to create the advertisements for it. You just simply have to get people to go through that site, and if you're the cause of them getting to the site, and they buy, you make a portion of the sales. So I'm going to share with you some simple affiliate marketing tricks to help you meet with success and start earning some real money online. The first thing you need to understand is the typical affiliate marketing mindset. Most people who do affiliate marketing are lazy. So therefore, they take a lot of shortcuts. This is good for us. By doing just a little bit more than what everybody else is doing, we'll stand out a lot more. What am I talking about? Well, instead of just pasting a link to the affiliate product, why don't you write a little review? Instead of just blindly promoting a product, why don't you actually buy it. Then, here's what you do. Make a video of you just opening the product up and quickly going through it and reviewing it. At the very least, it's proof that you have the product, and that's a big deal. The second thing you can do is sweeten the offer. This means that you create your own special bonuses for the affiliate product you are promoting. If they buy from you they get a little something extra. If you have no idea what to give them, then sometimes the best thing to do is just give them a bit of additional support. Maybe create some training videos to go more in depth on how to use the product. This is especially useful if you're using software. Finally, one of my favorite affiliate marketing tricks is to try to find the "flaw" in the product. Let's say that the flaw in the product is that, even though the information is good, there is no action plan. So you point this out. First, this makes people believe everything else you're saying, because most people try to hide flaws. Second, it's the perfect excuse to offer you bonus - the action plan you created for the product that solves that flaw. Use these affiliate marketing tricks to come up with your own ideas, so you can profit online.
There's a lot of internet marketing courses for sale on the internet. Some of them are pretty good and others are complete garbage. Some are cheap and others will cost you five figures. Yikes! However, I can give you some advice that should be able to save you a lot of money, when it comes to buying products online. Let me ask you this - do you have a business plan? If you're trying to make money online, it's important that you treat your efforts like a business. Otherwise, it's a hobby. And people rarely get rich off of hobbies. Alright, so if you don't have a business plan, then you need to create one. Why? Well, if you don't know where you're going, it doesn't matter how you get there. In other words, all kinds of different courses on internet marketing are going to appeal to you. The problem is, you're unlikely to stay focused on any one of them, because you don't have a final destination. This is your worst enemy. The first thing you need to do is sit down and ask yourself this - where would I like my online business to be in five years? Come up with how much money you'd like to make, and also what you'll do to make it. Then come up with an idea of where you'd like to be 3 years from now. Then one year from now. Then 6 months from now. Okay, so now that you have your 6 month plan, it's really easy to determine if the next hot internet marketing course is right for you. Just ask yourself this question â€“ will this course help me get closer to my business goals, or will it just distract me? Yep, it's that easy. Now, I'm sure you're begging the question - if it's that easy, how come nobody does it? Well think about it - how sexy is it for these big gurus to market goal setting and business planning. It's much more sexy to talk about the latest, neatest online tricks and tactics. That's why the important stuff gets glossed over. But I guarantee that you go to these top marketers and ask to see their business plan, they'll be able to whip it out and show you in a heartbeat. They do it, and you should do it to if you want to get the results they get. Then, you will be able to create and sell your own internet marketing course.