On the surface, affiliate marketing looks like an ideal way to make money online. However, when you look closer at the business model, you’ll find a deadly flaw in it. Do you know what that flaw is? You better or it might cost you your life savings.
The basic affiliate marketing model sounds great on paper. There’s only three steps.
- Select an affiliate product to promote
- Buy traffic to send to the sales page
- MAKE MONEY!
I’m sure you’ve all heard stories of affiliate marketers spending $10K a day to make $20K? It sounds great doesn’t it? Many people get into affiliate marketing thinking it’ll be their road to riches. Most will end up losing all their money because they fail to realize the one deadly problem in affiliate marketing.
The Customer Doesn’t Belong To You!
When you make an affiliate sales, you get a nice flat commission for your effort. The problem is that one-time commission is all you get. What you don’t get is the customer. He belongs to the guy who paid you the affiliate commission. He will then go and sell additional products to the customer and you won’t see a dime of it, even though you were the one who brought him the customer.
Real businesses are built on repeat customers buying from you over and over again. How long do you think you can stay in business by using a business model that tells you to spend money on advertising to get a customer for someone else? Fortunately, there is a way around this a way around this problem. Watch my video to find out how you can own the customers instead of giving them to the guy who paid you the one-time commission.