Launching Into Affiliate Marketing

Affiliate Marketing has been in existence for quite a long time but many did not know or understand what it really is. During the recent couple of years, we have seen a major boost up in such online marketing methods with many people trying to adventure and make a living through online means.

I am myself amazed to the fact that so many are trying to launch themselves into being an affiliate of some kind. People from various backgrounds, cultures, countries and career field are being found trying to sell and make some money online even people who don’t know much about websites, blogs and related. They only heard or read articles about e-marketing and they are so convinced of its potential to online success that they simply launch into this adventurous journey of Affiliate Marketing. However, here’s the ‘big’ question:

How many will really succeed in Affiliate Marketing?

Before answering this important question, let’s first go into a little explanation of what it is.

What is Affiliate Marketing?
This kind of marketing is simply the selling of products and services of other people or companies online. Even though we might not have any product whether tangible or digital, we can still make some good money selling the products and services of others. In return for each product sold, we earn a percentage commission also know as an affiliate commission. This also means that the more we are able to sell, the more profit/commission we earn and selling a good amount will definitely drive in great commissions. Affiliate Marketing is simply amazing but unfortunately not everyone really succeed. This is because it is not a ‘get-rich-quick’ program but rather involve a lot of hard work and perseverance to achieve results. If you are thinking of launching into it and start making good money within a few days, just forget it! It will require some good efforts and time and dedication to marketing your products before you can really succeed. And without a good understanding of how internet marketing operates and which techniques to use, you will not likely achieve great results and that is why 98% fails.

By now, you might be saying to yourself that it seems that affiliate marketing relies a lot on internet marketing. Yes! Yes! You are absolutely right about it. If you really want to succeed in this, you will have to polish your online marketing skills and this definitely involves many things.

Where does the success of Affiliate Marketing lies?
So, what do we really need to achieve results in affiliate marketing are firstly; perseverance, and secondly; marketing skills. I know it might not seems a lot of work but it is! Perseverance is your personal decision and determination to work hard and never give up until you achieve results. Marketing skills could mean anything from knowing and understanding the products and audience (niche/market) to marketing them and making sales. This will also mean continuous follow-up of your products and sales to understand your niche and techniques better.

Most Awaited Motorcycles to Be Launched

You all are familiar with the word motorcycle. It does not really matter if you own a car or not, somewhere in the back of your mind, you have fantasized about riding a bike. You might have ridden bikes like the Kawasaki Versys 1000LT, Ducati Scrambler and Yamaha FJ-09 this year. But the innovation never comes to an end and new bikes are always ready to be launched around the end of the year. Below are the 10 motorcycles, which you would be able to ride, to move to the New Year “2016″.

1. Kawasaki H2/H2R

It lies at the top of the list of bikes to be ridden. Its chain and gear driven blower rotates 10 times the speed of a crankshaft with a 200 plus mph machine. H2 is known for its straight line ability and speed, which are controlled by the best suspension and brakes of the heavy motorbike.

2. Ducati 1299 Panigale S

This is the first production of Ducati, who has broken its own record of 200-horsepower. Its 1285 cc Superquadro V-twin engine produces 106.7 pound-feet force at 8,750 RPM and gives 205-horsepower at 10,500 RPM.

3. Yamaha YZF-R1

Yamaha has been known for making superb bikes. The latest bike, Yamaha YZF-R1 features big valves, cross plane crank, compact combustion chambers, titanium connecting rods, higher 13:1 compression and the most important and powerful 998cc 4-cylinder engine. To keep a trace on the weight it has introduced titanium exhausts, LED lights and magnesium wheels.

4. Honda RC213V-S

This model was unveiled at the EICMA bike show in Milan. Its design is made to steal the attention from Yamaha YZF-R1, Ducati 1299 Panigale S and Kawasaki H2/H2R.

5. Ducati Multistrada 1200S

The Desmodromic Variable timing works with the powerful 1199cc Testastretta V-twin engine to bring wonders to the ride. It features broad midrange power, an excellent top end, which is kept open, superb low-end torque, semi-active suspensions and enhanced electronics.

6. BMW S1000XR

The new BMW S1000XR is made to rule the roads. It is introduced with huge windscreen, comfortable seats and latest electronics set with four-cylinders to provide powerful performance.

7. Husqvarna 701 Supermoto

Husky unveiled 701 Supermoto at the EICMA bike show in Milan. To make it delightful for the riders it features KTM based 690cc single cylinder engine, narrow chassis, WP suspension, grippy rubber and big brakes to control the Supermoto.

8. KTM 1290 Super Adventure

KTM 1290 Super Adventure motorbike is typically known for its superb 1301cc LC8 V-twin engine. For the much awaiting riders it has embraced the bike with LED cornering lights, semi-active WP suspension, 7.9-gallon fuel tank, heated grips and latest electronic suite with traction control, and lean-sensitive ABS.

9. Suzuki GSX-S1000 ABS

While making the bike, Suzuki focused on providing a powerful bike, as well as comfort and safety to the rider. It features servo actuated exhaust valve and aluminum frame with three mode traction control.

10. Harley-Davidson LiveWire

LiveWire was not a plan of Harley this year, but due to the impressive feedback of a few bikes which used this, they manufactured a bike with this feature. It is a bike with three-phase DC motor, lithium-ion battery, aluminum frame that can reach a speed of 95 mph easily.

Launch Tree – The Vital Word Yes

Launch Tree is one of those products that you find launched on the Internet with a tremendous fanfare. Many people get sick of hearing about these products and resolve to avoid them at all costs. If you decide to avoid Launch Tree, that is quite understandable. But it doesn’t mean you can’t take advantage of some of its marketing insights. After all, these insights have made obscene sums of money for the authors!

Launch Tree isn’t really about product launching at all. The idea behind it is that your marketing business grows like a tree, with the root of the tree being a correct understanding of the customer’s psychology. Everything else grows from this.

One of the most potent reasons for understanding your customer’s mind is to know how to keep getting them to say YES, and how important this is.

When you are talking to your customers, try to get them to say Yes as early in the conversation as possible. For instance, if you’re hoping to sell them a new cellphone, you could start off by saying something like “Would you say that good communication is important to you?” Very few people would say anything other than Yes to that! This will immediately put your customer in a positive mindset. If you start off by saying “Would you like to buy a new cellphone?” the answer will almost certainly be No!
Once the customer has bought the cellphone, that’s a big Yes. The customer will then be much more in the mood to think about add-ons and accessories which will greatly enhance his enjoyment of the product – these could be ringtones, wallpapers, games or icons, or even a handheld GPS device. Talking to the customer will give you the insight into which of these is most important to this particular customer, and that’s where you start. If you get the offers in the wrong order, you’ll get a No, and that will be the end of your relationship.
In order to keep your customers saying Yes, you have to keep focused on a central principle of Launch Tree – that you are offering them what they want, not what they need. To know this, it’s necessary to get inside your customer’s mind – which is the root of the whole process.
Each time you get a Yes from your customer, you proceed on that basis. You have to be able to see what is the next logical step to keep the customer saying Yes.