There really is none, other than a little bit of luck, experience, and action. Anyone who stakes a claim that they were able to develop a $1000+ netincome stream from affiliate marketing is certainly a rare exception to the rule.
Right now, experienced affiliates are beginning to reap the whirlwind that comes with the holiday shopping frenzy. Time was spent preparing their sites, tweaking their SEO and building links, testing PPC ads and campaigns, and adding content to their sites all in preparation for Q4. Make no mistake about it, there’s a lot of work involved. Don’t be fooled by the get rich quick false sales pitches of earning thousands with no effort within days. There are exceptions to every rule, but you might as well play the lottery to pin your hopes on these kinds of expectations.
But you CAN get there, You can reach a high level of income coming from affiliate marketing with patience. Experiment, try, build your first site and work with it to try and optimize it. Ask yourself the question, “What do people need? What would you like to have?” Even if you don’t have any experience with building a webpage, there are so many tools now available to easily put something up. Take a look at Weebly, Jimdo or Synthasitefor easy on-screen site building. Start a blog through Blogger. Build aSquidoo lens or a Hubpage.
The super-affiliates got to where they are today because they put up their first page, and played with it, worked it, and built their site or sites into something meaningful and valuable.
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The point of all of this, is to start now and put up a page for affiliate marketing. You can of course learn from reading and analysis, but the quickest way to learn is through trial and error. Nothing gets earned until you put up that first page, build your content and then put up those first affiliate links, so why not do it today while you’re reading up from the forums, blogs and books?