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Discussion in 'Introductions' started by Aissam El Hani, May 21, 2016.

  1. Aissam El Hani

    Aissam El Hani Affiliate affiliate

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    Hi, I am a new to the CPA field. I have learned a lot from videos, articles and guides. The only missing thing now is taking action. I have a clickbank and MAxbounty accounts. I know the latter is better but I want to start as little as 10$ investing. Any pieces of advice will be so much welcomed and appreciated.
     
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  3. Feluba

    Feluba Affiliate affiliate

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    Hey! Welcome to AffiliateFix!

    Clickbank is CPS, to start out I would recommend to stick with Maxbounty CPLs, little payout offers, so you can gather better data with little investment. Also, I would recommend to try out CPI if this catch your attention, payout is low but you can get lot more conversions. Check out my journey for Incentive CPI. If you need any help just ask!

    Welcome again, and I suggest you read journeys, and check all replies, you may find gold there.
     
  4. T J Tutor

    T J Tutor Administrator Administrator Marketplace Seller

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    Hi @Aissam El Hani , it's great to have you with us. Welcome to AffiliateFix!

    Everyone has to start somewhere. Be active, 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.

    As well, I highly recommend you join the DOJO as it is full of great tools and contributions for successful marketers. Click the banner below to learn more.

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    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
     
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  5. azgold

    azgold Super Moderator Super Mod moderator affiliate

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    @Aissam El Hani - hi, welcome!

    Don't hesitate to ask any questions you have as you go along. We're happy to help in any way that we can. :)
     
  6. Aissam El Hani

    Aissam El Hani Affiliate affiliate

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    Thank you very much. I am doing my best now. I will ask any question that comes to my mind. This is a great forum.
     
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  7. banksy

    banksy Affiliate affiliate

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    Hi, welcome @Aissam El Hani
    As they said before, here you will find very important information. Read and learn as much as you can. Many members share tips and guides that you cannot find in other forums
     
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  8. Hey, it amazing that you joined, in case you'll have any question regardoing tracking you can ping me;)
     
  9. CPX Center

    CPX Center Service Manager Service Manager affiliate

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    Hi Aissam!

    Welcome!

    PM us if you're looking for an network/campaign management platform (1st month FREE).
     
  10. Aissam El Hani

    Aissam El Hani Affiliate affiliate

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    What is the difference between tracking and campaign management ?
     
  11. T J Tutor

    T J Tutor Administrator Administrator Marketplace Seller

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    You should ask this question in the Newbie Helpdesk forum.

    Campaigns are made up of many elements, tracking is just one of the many elements of a campaign.

    Trackers track the performance of a campaign from the beginning of the funnel to the conversion and sometimes beyond. You cannot properly manage a campaign, or collect the necessary relevant data, without a tracker.

    Either download our Wiki, Download "Newbie 411", or read it here: What is Affiliate Marketing? (START HERE). This will give you the basic tenets and definitions a Newbie needs to learn and understand.
     
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