If you’re thinking of going into internet affiliate marketing, you’re probably wondering how long it will take before you can earn money. After all, there’s so much hype about how much money you can make online, you’re probably a bit overexcited about having your piece of the internet affiliate marketing pie.
If you ask me, you can actually make your first sale within a month of working on the Internet. Personally, I made my first sale three days after writing an article on detoxification and submitting it on Ezinearticles.com.
So, as far as the first sale goes, it is easy. However, building a full-time income on the Internet takes time and money. And so, we would like to say that if you’re going to do internet affiliate marketing, set your sight on building a full-time income from the Internet, not just your first sale because, really, within the field of possibilities, it is one of the easiest things to accomplish. There are several tools you need to have though:
1. Knowledge on consumer buying cycle
The proven and tested consumer buying cycle is really your best friend when it comes to Internet Marketing, especially when you use Search Engine Optimization (SEO) as your marketing method. The buying cycle indicates that people first become aware about a product, consider it and then buy it. It is in the purchase stage – when people are ready to buy that you make money. If your method is SEO, you can simply target keywords where people are ready to swipe their credit cards.
If you’re not sure what SEO is, it is simply the method of getting your websites ranked on Google, Yahoo, Bing and other search engines for certain keywords.
2. Mastery of a marketing method
SEO is not the only method for marketing things online. There are other methods too, like advertising on ad networks and Facebook, or social media marketing.
Any one of the methods mentioned above can make you a lot of money. However, we like to say that you don’t get from zero to thousands of dollars by spreading yourself thin and trying out different methods at once. You only have eight hours to work in any given day, unless if you’re willing to be tied to a chair before your computer.
Make good use of your time by studying only one method and really disciplining yourself to get to the point where you master it. You’ll know when you’ve mastered a method when you consistently make sales in any given month.
Mistakes and failures here and there are part of the learning process. So, when you do commit big mistakes that cost you money, avoid them next time, but keep on learning and applying what you learned until you’ve reached your income goal.
In all, internet affiliate marketing is not a get-rich-quick scheme where you simply sit back and relax. It doesn’t take hard work but it does take some amount of work to make a full-time income online.
More topics: Internet Affiliate Marketing, Internet Affiliate Marketing, Seo, Social Media Marketing, Buying Cycle
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