Making Money at Home With Affiliate Marketing

  With many jobs getting cut and the economy slumping, you may find yourself among the many people looking for potential new sources of income. Finding a way to make money at home would allow you to spend more time with your family and still get the extra funds you need. If this sounds appealing to you, then you might be interested in learning about affiliate marketing. Affiliate marketing is similar to being a salesperson for one or more companies. For each sale you make through your affiliate link, you earn a commission. In some cases, however, you can actually earn a commission based on people taking a specific action, such as requesting a free sample, even if it never results in a sale. While it is similar to being a salesperson, there are some important differences. As an affiliate, you are not actually an employee of the company, and you can not represent yourself as such. Also, you are not restricted to any one company. That is, you can become an affiliate for as many companies