Out of the many opportunities available, the easiest way to EMO with little investment and little experience is with affiliate marketing. To become an affiliate marketer you simply need to find a product or service you wish to promote and you are ready to make money.
How Does Affiliate Marketing Work?
Affiliate marketing is the act of taking someone else’s product or service and promoting it through various means for a commission of the sales. There are literally millions of products available online to promote, and the world is your potential client.
Affiliate programs are free to join. Most affiliate marketers join an affiliate marketing group, which are also free, that offers a large selection of companies and products you can select to promote. The group will track your sales and commission, provide marketing materials such as text and picture links, and most offer training seminars to help their affiliates succeed. These programs are free because they are paid for by the companies desiring promotion of their products.
Once you have your affiliate ID, you can begin to promote your link. This can be accomplished in many different ways. You may wish to use a Pay Per Click (PPC) campaign to promote your link, you may post to classified sites, or you may wish to create a blog or information site about the product or service. Social networking has become the easiest way to promote a product, and many affiliate marketers only use social sites for this reason.
Many affiliates also promote their affiliate links offline as well. While this type of advertising does come at different costs, the return on investment is usually quite high.
Can You Make Money Online In Other Ways?
Many people have turned to freelance work as a way to make money online. There are several different freelance community sites that you can join and offer your professional services. Freelancers can bid on jobs in almost every category, including: web design, writing, consulting, virtual assisting, engineering, and computer programming.
Freelancing can be quite lucrative when you become established. However, it does take time to build a reputation online for providing quality work.
Online consumer panels or surveys also offer a great opportunity to make easy money online. You will need to join as many panels as possible, and be willing to quickly respond to their survey requests to generate a large income from this type of work. Surveys fill fast, so it is imperative to quickly respond.
Survey payments will vary on the length of the survey and the difficulty level. Payments can be very high for surveys that request follow up information or the evaluation of products. Many professional survey takers find that trying and evaluating new products before they enter the market is the best part of the job.