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My Top 5 Tips For Staying Motivated With Affiliate Marketing

5 Tips For Staying Motivated With Affiliate Marketing.

Working harder is not enough advice! Let’s review my top 5 Tips For Staying Motivated With Affiliate Marketing.

I have been seeing a lot of comments in my social network and even a few on this site about people losing motivation when starting out doing niche website building.  So I wanted to put together my top 5 tips for staying motivated with affiliate marketing.

It really takes some motivation and determination to build a business, a successful home business online.  I am seeing people talk about giving up after a couple months, and that is really a shame.  Because more than likely in the next month or two if they just keep up and focus on their websites they will start to see some light at the end of the tunnel.

I often say on my blog posts here on this site that it is very exciting starting a new home business like this, but that after a week or two or maybe a month it can start to get hard to do.  You are building and adding content to a site that nobody is seeing.  You want to make money doing this, but your not.  I always tell people it can happen in the first month, but usually it takes a few months to several before a new website will start to produce traffic and make an income. Continue reading

Why I Love Affiliate Marketing

I got into blogging and affiliate marketing nineteen months ago.  If you have spent any time cruising around my website you will know that I was looking for a means to make some extra cash every month to help with bills and stop the vicious cycle of living paycheck to paycheck.  Well, let me tell you why I love affiliate marketing after all this time.

Why I Love Affiliate Marketing

Scene from my vacation on Lake of the Woods, Ontario. I was able to work on my affiliate marketing websites.

Scene from my vacation on Lake of the Woods, Ontario. I was able to work on my affiliate marketing websites.

I just got back from vacation.  I went away for several days to Canada on a fishing trip.  I rented a house boat with some members of my family on Lake of the Woods in Ontario, Canada.  We were for out in the middle of nowhere, and normally well out of range of any cell phone towers – but the houseboat had WiFi.

Even though I was gone from home and my home office, I was still able to do a little work on my various websites.  In fact, this very website, Earn Your Success, I posted a new post on it every day that I was gone.

I love affiliate marketing because I can go away on vacation, most anywhere as long as there is an internet connection, and I can still work.  I can travel the world and still work on my at home business.  I don’t have to be in my home office or designated work space… it’s TRUE FREEDOM!  Work wherever you want to work from.  Go on a trip and have fun, put in an hour or two a day on your website or websites and live the life you want to live! Continue reading

Why People Fail At Affiliate Marketing

Why people fail at affiliate marketing: They give up too soon.

Why people fail at affiliate marketing: They give up too soon.

There are a couple main reasons why people fail at affiliate marketing.  Understanding what those primary reasons are before going into this kind of work will help you to succeed.  Be prepared for what you are getting into.

First and foremost, niche blogging and affiliate marketing is work.  Yes, it is considered easy work, but nonetheless it is still work.  There is some learning involved on how to do it properly, but once you get past that learning curve… you can make some really good money.

I’ve been blogging and doing affiliate marketing for around nineteen months now and have been successful at it.  I kept my head down and kept working at it.  I know what the obstacles are that need to be overcome.  I know how to succeed at building a website to make an income. Continue reading

Avoid Getting Distracted From Your Work

When you start working at home in this day and age your are likely working from a computer.  As a blogger and affiliate marketer, you tend to spend time on social media promoting and sharing your blog posts.  Social media can be very distracting.  I see it happen all the time.  Avoid getting distracted from your work, and make sure you limit yourself from those online social outlets.  They can and do suck a lot of people away from the work they need to do to be successful.

As much as we all know Facebook, YouTube, Twitter, Pinterest, and some of the other social media sites can be a major distraction, I want to point out that WEALTHY AFFILIATE can also be a distraction.

I promote Wealthy Affiliate on this website.  I think it is hands down the best place online to go and get website hosting, but also the best place to get the free help with their premium hosting and training for people wanting to monetize their websites.  I log into Wealthy Affiliate ever day and I love it.  I love helping the people who sign up to use Wealthy Affiliate from this web page.  It’s rewarding to me.

As some of you may know, Wealthy Affiliate has a great online support network.  People helping people.  It’s one of the things that makes starting your own home business and working for yourself so easy; Wealthy Affiliate is there to help. Continue reading

Blogger Burn Out – Don’t Push It!

Anybody who has been following this site for the few short days it has been up, knows Earn Your Success is all about helping people get started working from home blogging.  It’s a fun job.  Doesn’t have to take much of your time.  But It can also easily consume you.  Blogger burn out is real!

Blogger burn out is not good. Pace yourself and set aside some fun time.

Blogger burn out is not good. Pace yourself and set aside some fun time.

I started this website back on April 28th.  Today is May 16th.  This website has been up for roughly eighteen days now and so far I have created 7 pages and 25 postings.  For one person doing this in their spare time it is a lot of work to build a page to this size in that amount of time.

But I know the best way to get my message out there is build up a page as fast as I can.  The sooner Earn Your Success gains site trust from Google and the other big search engines, the sooner people will be able to find it and learn how to take control of their lives; to become at home entrepreneurs and start building their way to financial freedom. Continue reading