Is ClickBank Affiliate Marketing a
Smart Online Business Model Or
Waste of Time?
You need to be very selective at what you promote and the system you use when
you start an online business. Most internet marketers start out as an affiliate
marketer (which is an excellent business model), and they are taught to join
affiliate programs through affiliate networks like ClickBank, Commission Junction,
But check this out...
How can you really call your business a business if you're only making $2.00 to
$50 per sale. On commissions like that, it would take you forever to replace your
current monthly income at your job...and to make matters worse, most of your
commissions from affiliate networks are one time sales. Even if the commissions
where residual, what's a few dollars a month?
The real problem is this...
Everyone is teaching ClickBank affiliate marketing strategies, but the only reason
why internet marketers praise network so much is because they are selling
products on there, and they want you to be their affiliates. The creators of these
products are the ones making all the big money where they can eventually leave
their jobs, while you make your little $19 on a cheap ebook.
How many $19 sales would it take for you to replace your current monthly
income? If it takes awhile to figure that math problem out then you know that you
are wasting your time marketing low commission products. It takes the same
amount of time marketing a low commission product as is does marketing a high
commission product, so why are you hanging out on affiliate networks?
Here's the solution...
What you need to do is find a product or service with a high profit margin, and
you are not going to find them at ClickBank and other affiliate networks. You
need to find higher ticket items that people are buying and get approved to sell
those products. Yes I said get approved. You see, most programs that sell high
ticket items do not offer affiliate programs, but they offe