get affiliate marketers off on the right foot.
What are the biggest mistakes that affiliates make?
I have 3 that I think are at the top of the list but I'd like other opinions.
1. They pick poor products to sell. They don't do the research to see if the
product they're promoting has any demand to begin with.
2. They use the canned ads of the merchant. In my opinion, this doesn't set
you apart from everybody else. You're just one of the herd.
3. They don't take advantage of the many unique ways to promote the
product. They use the same tired things that everybody else is using. There
are so many promotional methods out there that are effective that people
Anybody want to add anything to this so that maybe we can give
affiliate marketers a little boost? I didn't want to go into too much detail
here because I didn't want this thread to turn into another one of my
novels. Feel free to add to this or expound on any of the above.
**EDIT** I've given Elmer Hurlstone permission to expand on this original
concept, so please refer to his post somewhere in this mess.