The First Thing to know is that Affiliate Marketing isn’t complicated – that’s a relief?
In fact it’s very simple. I’ll show you how simple in just a moment.
This is what people do when they don’t have a business or a strategy. I did it a lot myself when I started.
It’s really all about discernment and discrimination and learning to spot the diamonds in all that poo.
I believe this great phrase comes from Texas. I first heard it on a webi with Kim Willis recently, so I’m unashamedly stealing it for this post
Here a drawing I did to illustrate the point!
Just like the ranchers with big hats and no cattle, all the flimflam, hot air, smoke-and-mirrors Snake Oil salesman are trying to romance you out of your hard earned dollar.
They don’t have businesses at all, apart from the one of extracting money from your wallet in any way they can. They call it marketing, but we know it isn’t.
The point I am making here is pretty obvious I hope. But let’s talk through it for the ‘hard of thinking’.
…and yet I had never even heard of a sales funnel until 2 years ago, when I started to learn about online marketing.
When we write a great post or make a cool video, and put it out on the internet, we are mostly unaware of who reads it or how it affects them.
But something we say or write can bring about a huge realisation for the reader, who may implement what we said and make sales from it. Maybe it has changed the way they will do business for ever. We may never know…