Almost everywhere you look, you will see that affiliate marketing is profitable and easy. Profitable it is but is it really easy? Please brace yourself for the following content because what you are going to read is going to be different from what you believe affiliate marketing is.
Let’s start with the sales letter about affiliate marketing. The affiliate marketer will show his enormous sales report and you can see that affiliate marketer earns thousands a day. It seems so effortless. Then you will see messages like don’t you want to earn the same amount of money? That certainly stir some emotion inside of you right?
You can indeed make that kind of money with affiliate marketing but are you ready for the cold hard fact? The fact is you can only earn that kind of money in a day or in a month when you have enough money to invest into the business.
Please understand that affiliate marketing is no more different than your offline business. For your offline business, you need a signage and for your affiliate marketing business, you need a website and that involves money. You need to advertise your offline business to get the people to buy from you and you need to do the same to make money with affiliate marketing and that again need money.
Although there are tips that say you can build your affiliate business without paying the money, you certainly need time to do that. You can use article marketing to grow your business but do you know how much time is needed to write an article? Imagine you just join the business and you are new to the business, can you write a quality article about your niche in just 30 minutes?
So, you see, you need to put in money, time and effort to build your affiliate marketing business. With that being said, it is only logical that the more money, time and effort you put into the business, the faster you can achieve your affiliate marketing goal.
Now, please understand the message, it is not that affiliate marketers purposely hide the truth from you. It is how the business is run and almost every affiliate marketer is doing the same thing. They too need to pay their bills, they too have to feed their children and they too deserve to enjoy life. In the end of the days, affiliate marketers are normal human beings just like you. They too have their needs.
You can however runs your affiliate marketing business the other way by being honest from the beginning when your prospects visit your website. You can tell them straight that affiliate marketing is the same as any offline business. You can let them know that they can achieve faster success when they have more money to invest into the business and when they are low on budget, they will need to put in more effort and time for the business.
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