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Discussion in 'Introductions' started by Forever Sun Baby, Jun 4, 2017.

  1. Forever Sun Baby

    Forever Sun Baby Affiliate affiliate

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    Good morning everyone,

    I am just starting out within the affiliate marketing community. Any words of wisdom would be wonderful! I hope to take this to the next level.

    Thank you,

    Forever Sun Baby
     
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    tyoussef

    tyoussef Moderator moderator Certified Vendor Service Manager affiliate

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    hey @Forever Sun Baby and welcome :) .
    good for you :) .

    what verticals you are interested in ? .
     
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  4. Forever Sun Baby

    Forever Sun Baby Affiliate affiliate

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    I am starting in health/fitness, nutrition, retail, weight loss, and possibly retail household things. You?
     
  5. Albertomax1

    Albertomax1 Affiliate affiliate

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    Hey There @Forever Sun Baby :)

    and welcome to Affiliatefix :affiliatefix::affiliatefix::affiliatefix:

    Enjoy our wonderful forum. :cool:
    .
     
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  6. webjohn

    webjohn Service Manager Service Manager affiliate

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    Welcome there Forever Sun Baby.

    Affiliatefix is a great to place to learn many important things when you are starting out.

    Have a good luck.
     
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    T J Tutor

    T J Tutor GM Administrator Certified Vendor Dojo Master affiliate

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    Welcome to AffiliateFix Forever Sun Baby!

    Everyone has to start somewhere. Be active in this community, ask loads of questions, take action, and be committed. That's how it gets done!

    Use this forum as a mentor. It's full of members at every level of experience which makes for many balanced perspectives for a Newbie to learn from. Take the time to read through the forums here and see for yourself that the Newbies achieving success have actually dedicated themselves to success in this industry and reaping the rewards by following the advice of fellow AffiliateFix members, being dedicated to success, putting the time in, and making the necessary investments. You cannot shortcut the learning curve. It goes slower for some and it goes faster for others. Everyone has their own intellectual absorption rates, skill development pace, commitment level, and budgets.

    You are a FIX'er now and that means you have the world at your feet with IM. Here are a few suggestions:

    Read and learn through extensive reading in this community. Select one vertical. one tracker, and one traffic source. Learn from your fellow members here to master each one of them (a couple of months). Then you can expand and replicate your successes.

    As a Newbie, you need to read, study, invest, and implement. Perseverance, dedication, and taking action are the cornerstones of the success you will obtain.

    Read
    Read through the various areas of the forum to learn about the types of marketing available for your new business. Make a list of all the types of marketing and take some notes along the way. Then determine which area of marketing with which you will start your journey.

    Do this to select an area of marketing to start, as well, do this to select a tracker, a traffic source, and to select a vertical.

    Then read up on the affiliate networks and select two to begin with that will serve your needs and the types of offers you would like to promote. Put your application in and they will call you for an interview. Be professional and be prepared to answer some questions about how you will promote offers, do you have a website, are you a Newbie, etc. Please note, if you join the Dojo, we have a thread there that can offer assistance in getting accepted to some of the networks.

    Study
    Now that you have selected a basis to begin, read all of the threads in this forum that relate to your initial selections so that you have a rudimentary understanding of their features and benefits.

    Invest
    You will require some investment. A VPS server, domains, traffic, landing pages, etc. You will need a budget for daily, weekly, and monthly expenses. This will change over time and you will need to update it often so that you know exactly what your costs and earnings are.

    Implement
    This is where it all starts to earn. You must now begin to implement what you have established as your foundation for your business.

    Here is some advice and guidance that will help you establish your initial goals:

    Make sure you complete the following first.

    Every business needs:

    1. a plan
    2. a schedule for research, learning, and execution
    3. a budget.

    Remember to read through our WIKI and get to know the basics as well as some of the buzz words in the industry.

    I also recommend reading the following thread:

    As a Newbie, What Stops You From Getting Started

    Here is a set of immediate goals:

    1. Get a VPS
    2. Select a vertical
    3. Select a tracker
    4. Select a couple of networks and get your approval
    5. Select a traffic source
    6. Create a schedule for researching, learning (training), and working. This is a business, treat it as such!
    7. Create a budget for every expense (daily, weekly, monthly)
    8. Be very active in this forum by researching, asking questions, helping others when you are able.

    Check out the new enhanced membership option here as it is full of great tools and features.

    Remember This! : Nothing has to be perfect before you start. Read & study, but invest and implement at the same time. You cannot learn all of it from reading and studying. A great deal of your learning comes from implementing!

    Good Luck!

    T J
     
  8. chuck rivers

    chuck rivers Affiliate affiliate

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    Hello, Forever Sun Baby!

    Welcome to AffiliateFix!

    Seems that you already decided on your niche, very good.

    Have you picked an Online Business model yet?

    Put in other words, how will you promote your products/services?

    Once you know, all that's left is selecting your traffic source & you're ready to go!

    There are many sub-steps involved, of course, but that's the general idea.

    Feel free to ask any questions you may have & we'll share our knowledge to help you.

    Have a great day & see you around!:affiliatefix:
     
  9. Morgan Lessard

    Morgan Lessard Banned affiliate

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    im just starting out to! good luck!
     
  10. azgold

    azgold Administrator Administrator Dojo Master affiliate

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    Hello and welcome, @Forever Sun Baby ! I love the sun, too.

    I always like to suggest that newbies start with these:

    What is Affiliate Marketing? (START HERE)
    Newbie Helpdesk

    When you're ready, there is also an excellent e-Book available in audio and pdf format that comes as a freebie with an upgraded account. It spells everything out in simple language and provides a checklist for running a campaign.

    We have a plethora of helpful information for you to access. You'll find a number of other affiliates who are running pay-per-sale sites and campaigns. If you already know where you want to start, we can suggest some specific reading for you.

    Anytime you have a question or need help, just start a thread to let us know.

    Enjoy the forums...and the sun! :D
     
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  11. azgold

    azgold Administrator Administrator Dojo Master affiliate

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    Hi, Morgan and welcome to you, too. :)

    Please start your own introduction thread, so we can all issue you your own warm welcome. You'll get lost in someone else's thread and we don't want you to miss out.
     
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  12. internalsoul

    internalsoul Moderator moderator affiliate

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    Hello Forever Sun Baby. Welcome to AffiliateFix Forum. You have already got valuable tips from wonderful members of this forum. Just follow them and you will learn a lot.

    Once again welcome aboard and looking forward to see more of your posts.
    Have a nice day :):affiliatefix:
    regards
    Soul
     
  13. internalsoul

    internalsoul Moderator moderator affiliate

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    **By mistake double posted.. ignore **
     
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  14. internalsoul

    internalsoul Moderator moderator affiliate

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    **By mistake double posted.. ignore **
     
  15. Morgan Lessard

    Morgan Lessard Banned affiliate

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    Where would I start my own thread?
     
  16. Samantha Goldstein

    Samantha Goldstein Affiliate affiliate

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    Welcome! If you have any question we are here to help!
     
  17. azgold

    azgold Administrator Administrator Dojo Master affiliate

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    Introductions
     
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  18. Morgan Lessard

    Morgan Lessard Banned affiliate

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    Awesome what's your favorite vertical?
     
  19. Welcome to the forum :)
    Good luck in your journey!
    -Zach
     
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