Making money with affiliate marketing programs is getting much more common and very popular. And that is no wonder when you consider the fact that affiliate marketing is a legitimate way for average people to start their own home based business with very little investment; other than time.
Affiliate marketing programs are very plentiful - almost every major retailer has an affiliate program; Wal-Mart has one, so does Office Depot - almost everybody you might think of has an affiliate offering.
You too can make money with affiliate marketing if you really are motivated to pursue this business.
Let's start with the statistics.
It's estimated that in year of 2008, affiliates earned over $7 billion in commissions resulted in their efforts in generating almost $100 billion online transaction. In addition to that, According to statistic, internet users has grown rapidly, 1.17 billion people in the world are using internet in 2009. In 2010 it is estimated to grow to over 2.3 billion. It is a huge market.
Out of the statistic, another reason to start affiliate marketing is you do not need a big sum of money to start this business; but you will have to invest your time, and that is all.
It's not that difficult to start and if you follow the 7 Days Affiliate Marketing Blueprint you can have your affiliate marketing business up and running in 24 hours.
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