Guest Post by Malick Yann
What is an affiliate program ?
Many companies which sell products online provide an affiliate program. This is a simply way to advertise their products while saving money. When you register, the company give you links and banners which allow you to promote their products or services and then earn sales commissions when somebody buy their products or services through your affiliate links. It is a former system but it still work very well. It is also a good way to make more money online.
However, why should you choose affiliate programs ?
1- The cost !
In general, joining an affiliate program is completely free. So, why spend a lot of money when you can start your business online for free. In addition to join for free, it's good to understand that you avoid all possible expenses you normally need to start a profitable business online.
- No expenses to manufacture products you want to sell.
- No expenses to build a sale's website.
- No expenses for the hosting of your sale's website.
- No personal expenses.
The seller provide you what you need.
2- The ease-to-use !
Affiliate programs are easy to use. You avoid all problems due to the management of a classic business: inventory control, budgetary control, purchase order control, risk management, data management... Being an affiliate allows you to avoid all these kind of worries.
3- The time !
You don't need to spend a crazy time to earn an regularly income. It is very easy to build automatic systems which can generate incomes every month without having to work every day.
4- The payment system!
When someone click on your affiliate link and buy a product you will automatically get your sales commissions. You just have to log on to your affiliate account and check your selling and earning statistics.
Malick Yann is a lazy internet business and marketing teacher who help people to succeed online.