How to Start Affiliate Marketing: A First-Timer's Journey πŸš€

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Affiliate marketing. It's a term that once made me cringe, a world I generally disliked, and something I used to view as shady and a scam. But here I am, embarking on a journey from $0 to Β£10k per month, with no experience. Sounds crazy, right? Well, it's my goal, and I'm sharing my learnings on Twitter as I go.

Why Affiliate Marketing? πŸ€”

  • A New Perspective: I've come to see affiliate marketing as a way to practice writing sales copy, and not just a get-rich-quick scheme.
  • A Challenge: Setting a goal of Β£10k per month is ambitious, but it's a challenge that excites me.
  • A Love for Technology: Being a tech enthusiast, I'm intrigued by the tools and platforms that make affiliate marketing possible.

Getting Started: The Basics πŸ“

  • Research and Learn: I've never done this before, so I’m starting by researching the industry, understanding the audience, and identifying the right products to promote.
  • Choose a Platform: I’m selecting a bunch of platform that aligns with my interests. (Twitter)
  • Set Up a Website: Creating a blog or website is essential for sharing content and promoting products. (Draftdock/Hashnode/etc.)

My Crazy Goal: Β£10k per Month πŸ’°

  • A Bold Target: It's not just about thinking outside the box; it's about realising there's no box at all, mate!
  • Tracking Progress: Follow my journey on Twitter as I share insights, successes, and failures.
  • Embracing the Challenge: This goal pushes me out of my comfort zone and forces me to learn and adapt quickly.

Lessons Learned So Far πŸ“˜

  • Innovation is Key πŸ”‘: Adapting to new strategies and tools is essential for success.
  • Building Trust: I've learned that providing value and building trust with the audience is more important than making a quick sale.
  • Embrace Failure: Mistakes are inevitable, but they're also valuable learning opportunities.

Conclusion: A Journey of Growth 🌱

Starting affiliate marketing has been a rollercoaster of emotions and learning. From setting a crazy goal to sharing my journey on Twitter, I've embraced a world I once disliked. The road to Β£10k per month is filled with challenges, but it's a path of innovation, adaptability, and personal growth.
Join me on this exciting journey, and let's explore the world of affiliate marketing together. If I can do it, so can you!