Affiliate Marketing is in my book the best, simplest way for someone to start making real cash online. It is really a very straight forward model. All you need to do is follow a good plan and be consistent.
A good definition of Affiliate Marketing is that it is a performance-based model that rewards the affiliate for each visitor or customer brought to a business on their behalf.
Why do I think this is such a good model?
Specifically, it is because it is a model that is simple to setup, once you know the basics, you just reapply them to any new product or service that you decide to promote. It is measurable so you can see the results of your efforts almost immediately. And it is scalable by driving more traffic at the system you have in place.
Here are a few rules you should follow when getting into Affiliate Marketing: