By promoting an affiliate product online, you will not need a website at all and you can start having products to sell on the Internet.
Go to clickbank.com to browse through its rich list of affiliate products. Find a product to promote where you can make a good commission on each sale. Generally, you will get the biggest commissions on digital products. Digital products are defined as something that is downloaded directly to a customer's computer after purchasing, like electronic books or software.
Since there is no extra cost per unit, no inventory and no shipping, the commissions are much greater than on regular “physical" goods. The most common commission on digital products is 70%.
A point to note is that when you are looking for an affiliate product to sell, look for those unexposed and undiscovered products. Undiscovered products have not been aggressively market on the Internet yet, and therefore there will be a lesser chance that people may have already bought it or seen it before.
But before you decide on which affiliate product are you going to promote, be sure that its pitch page is good and attractive. Look through its pitch page, and see whether it will attract you to read on. It will be a bonus if the affiliate site provides affiliate marketing tools such as banners for its affiliates.
So once you have decided on a product to sell, sign up for a free Clickbank account, and you can start promoting your affiliate link. Go to Godaddy.com and register a domain name. Godaddy offers one of the cheapest domain registrations on the Internet. Get a domain name and redirect it to your affiliate link. GoDaddy will allow you to redirect your domain name to your affiliate link at no extra cost.
So when someone types in your domain name in their browser, it will go to your affiliate pitch page. The visitor will see the website with the product you promote, and the commissions will be tracked correctly.
The reason why you need a domain name is that it is memorable and it makes you look more trustworthy.
After you have got a domain name for your affiliate link, start concentrate on driving traffic to your domain name. Once you see sales coming in consistently, you can move on and choose a new affiliate product to promote, without creating your own website at all.
Cheow Yu Yuan is the co-founder of HomeBizGears.com
HomeBizGears.com is an internet concept training, consultation and solution company which provides training, coaching and solutions to anyone who wishes to start a business on the Internet.
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