Definitely! But, there are some caveats.
Let’s go into a little more detail and explain what affiliate marketing is, the objectives, the attitude, the possible pitfalls, the strategies, and ways of making cash via affiliate advertising. You can create substantial earnings but only if you do it correctly.
An affiliate marketer is, in the most basic sense, an internet salesperson that works on commission. Still, there are twists to this, as you will discover as we go along, you have to have something of value provided by a merchant of some kind, which pays a commission for any sales that you make. If you’re very good at sticking to sales for these merchants, you can make serious money.
To do well with internet sales, you have to be good at giving people what they want. It doesn’t matter whether it’s an actual device, software program, service, or maybe informational device. You should help them in getting the answers they have to resolve their problem. For example, if someone needs office production software (like MS Word, Excel or PowerPoint), you don’t want to sell them design software (like Adobe Photoshop or Illustrator).
It’s your job as an affiliate marketer to help customer decide which type of product or service is best for them, then help them decide on which offer they should choose
Don’t forget who you are and where you came from. This happens a lot to affiliate marketers who start making a lot of money. They start branding themselves as a guru of sorts and lose sight of their original goal – which is to give customers what they need as opposed to what you want to sell them.
Also, don’t let all the money go to your head. Just because you CAN buy a $500k car doesn’t mean that you really need to.
Remember what you did to make your site successful in the first place. Don’t lose your original vision which is that of community. Nothing will sink your site faster than when customers feel like they aren’t a part of your community any more.
Products change… Demographics change… Even site designs change.
Make sure that you keep up with the times and keep your site as relevant as possible.