After spending over a decade in the Internet marketing industry, I think I often forget – and have failed to address – the most obvious question most folks new to the industry have about affiliate marketing.
I appeared as a guest on Weapons of Mass Marketing earlier this week to discuss the topic of marketing affiliate programs. The hosts evidenced the importance of the often overlooked question by leading off their interview with:
What is affiliate marketing?
So with the help of a talented designer I was able to develop a clear, step by step graphic showing how basic affiliate marketing works. (Click on the image below for a larger version.)
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You're welcome to use the above graphic on your website, providing you credit me (Sugarrae.com) as the source and do not alter the image. Below is HTML code below to easily embed the graphic on your blog or website:
Click here to view a larger version.
[Image provided courtesy of the Sugarrae affiliate marketing blog.]
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