Affiliate marketing is a way of making money online. It’s really a
simple concept. When you are an affiliate marketer, you promote a
product, service, or site for a business, and you as a publisher get
rewarded for doing so.
In most cases, you find products related to your niche and offer them on
your website or blog. You promote the products and post a link on your
site where they can purchase the products. Then, when someone follows
that link to buy something, you earn a commission. The commissions can
be either a percentage of the sale or a fixed amount. You’ve seen links to
other sites when you’ve read other people’s blogs. These links make the
For example: I write a book about affiliate marketing. Your blog is
centered on tips to make money online. You actually promote and sell the
book from your site. You get a percentage of the sale. It’s like being paid
an advertising or marketing fee.