Why there is SO MUCH failure among make money online affiliates?!

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Want to know why there is so much failure among entrepreneurs who are in an online home business and send their traffic through their own or their company's replicated funnels?

It's not lack of commitment or funnel strategy or anything else.

The biggest reason is because those who fail buy a traffic source that is so easy to mess around with and every guru teaches this strategy.

And you know what?

Most of these gurus who recommend you buy from their link is because they earn a commission and they don't even buy it themselves.

Traffic source is called:

SOLO ADS

If you are just starting out, avoid buying a solo ad at all cost.

Learn to generate leads yourself with Facebook ads, LinkedIn ads, Twitter ads, YouTube ads, Tik Tok ads, ifluencers, etc.

And also, every place you market you need to track so you know what platforms work for you and which ones don't.
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  • Profile picture of the author N1coleW
    I have the same position, you should always try to generate leads by yourself, use different traffic sources, learn different approaches and TEST TEST TEST...
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  • Profile picture of the author oppyeaunome
    Many think that in order to learn anything online they need to buy some course from a guru. The truth is most of the stuff you can learn online by yourself. It's just that it's easier to find a course and buy it thinking it will fix your problem.

    You will learn more in the long run by buying your own traffic and learning how to make it convert.

    So I can see what your saying with this post.
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  • Profile picture of the author davehayes
    I agree with this post, and would add that for both methods used, you should always, always aim to put those people on to a list using a reputable autoresponder, such as Get Response, Aweber or SendSteed

    Then focus on that for a good 12 months, by which time you should see some consistent steady success
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  • Profile picture of the author Jamell
    The solo ad vendor is marketing to the exact same audience so in essence buying solo ads is a gamble .

    I like tbe idea of getting leads organically as well and invest in ads as you have recommended.
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  • Profile picture of the author Monetize
    There are other methods to affiliate marketing besides setting up funnels.
    They are fine for certain products, but every affiliate offer doesn't require
    a funnel. I think that people are tired of submitting their emails to receive
    lame PDF giveaways just to be added to a list. Beginners should learn
    other methods and stop being told there is only one way to do things and
    trying to emulate what the old-timers/gurus have been doing for years
    and years. That, in my opinion, is why so many of them fail.
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  • Profile picture of the author Dan Tran
    Cannot deny the influence of Affiliate Marketing. It's a positive collaboration, both side earn benefits.
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  • Profile picture of the author luciesmazanska
    Originally Posted by talfighel View Post

    Want to know why there is so much failure among entrepreneurs who are in an online home business and send their traffic through their own or their company's replicated funnels?

    It's not lack of commitment or funnel strategy or anything else.

    The biggest reason is because those who fail buy a traffic source that is so easy to mess around with and every guru teaches this strategy.

    And you know what?

    Most of these gurus who recommend you buy from their link is because they earn a commission and they don't even buy it themselves.

    Traffic source is called:

    SOLO ADS

    If you are just starting out, avoid buying a solo ad at all cost.

    Learn to generate leads yourself with Facebook ads, LinkedIn ads, Twitter ads, YouTube ads, Tik Tok ads, ifluencers, etc.

    And also, every place you market you need to track so you know what platforms work for you and which ones don't.
    I agree, even if we are doing this kind of job (traffic) I must admit, most of the providers are fake or scams
    Build your own traffic source or find reliable traffic provider! DONT fall into trap.
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  • Profile picture of the author EPoltrack77
    Once I understand my numbers and was able to see what my funnels were doing things instantly spun around. I say that lightly....

    It's all about optimizing! Building the funnel around our affiliate offer, sending some quality traffic and then optimizing that funnel for the lead. After that its on to step two. Optimizing our thank you page! That could be to verify their email address which I have found helps my numbers all around or it could be the click to the affiliate sales page.

    Then step 3 is to optimize the whole thing so we get the sale on the front end. This could be a couple of things. The vendors sales page doesn't convert or our sales funnel isn't leading our prospect towards what the affiliate offer is providing.

    After that is start with getting our welcome email opened! and so on...

    The failure rate is so high because people do not see this and understand this and frankly do not want to take the time to learn and do it! Which is find by me.....

    Although

    You know I'm currently working on building a team of 2 tier affiliate where I can earn a 50% matching bonus on their efforts.

    You can lead a horse to water but you can not make it drink.

    I really see the lack of commitment or dedication there....
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  • Profile picture of the author Claude Whitacre
    Originally Posted by talfighel View Post

    Want to know why there is so much failure among entrepreneurs who are in an online home business and send their traffic through their own or their company's replicated funnels?

    It's not lack of commitment or funnel strategy or anything else.
    My thought is that the reason affiliate ads don't pay is that there is nothing in place that creates a buying atmosphere.

    In other words, when you show an affiliate offer to traffic that hasn't already bought from you;
    1) They don't have any reason to trust you.
    2) They have no reason to believe you only offer great values.
    3) They have no reason to trust your "Brand". In fact, you have no brand, only disjointed offers.
    4) There is no reason for them to think that your offer is specifically for them or members of their community.
    5) You have no community.

    This has nothing to do with the quality of your affiliate offers, nothing to do with whether they are "scams" or not.

    It's that you...yes YOU don't know how to build an audience that trusts you, likes you, sees you as an authority in your field, and believes what you say.

    And building an audience is slow...ponderous...work. And it isn't a premade affiliate offer that promises miracles.

    And that's why you aren't getting results.

    Chew on that for awhile.
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    • Profile picture of the author talfighel
      Originally Posted by Claude Whitacre View Post

      My thought is that the reason affiliate ads don't pay is that there is nothing in place that creates a buying atmosphere.

      In other words, when you show an affiliate offer to traffic that hasn't already bought from you;
      1) They don't have any reason to trust you.
      2) They have no reason to believe you only offer great values.
      3) They have no reason to trust your "Brand". In fact, you have no brand, only disjointed offers.
      4) There is no reason for them to think that your offer is specifically for them or members of their community.
      5) You have no community.

      This has nothing to do with the quality of your affiliate offers, nothing to do with whether they are "scams" or not.

      It's that you...yes YOU don't know how to build an audience that trusts you, likes you, sees you as an authority in your field, and believes what you say.

      And building an audience is slow...ponderous...work. And it isn't a premade affiliate offer that promises miracles.

      And that's why you aren't getting results.

      Chew on that for awhile.
      That's why building a list to get people to like, trust, and know you is the key.

      A brand can be your website hub.
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