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Affiliate Marketing: Selling Expensive Watches or Cheap Watches

When I first got into affiliate marketing, I tried a lot of different things. And one of the things that I tried was the deceptively high paying affiliate programs. I’ll explain what I mean about this, but let me first just go over affiliate marketing for a quick second. Affiliate marketing is, as the name suggests, the type of business where it is the responsibility of the affiliate to do all of the marketing for the project. Therefore, instead of the person who owns the product/good doing all of the marketing, other people around the world do the selling for you. In exchange for doing all of the marketing, the affiliate gets a percentage of the revenue. So, naturally, when you are selling a product that is only $25 and you get 10% or 20%, you only walk away with $2.50 to $5.00. On the flip side, if you are selling watches like I was with products such as Fossil and WeWood, you might only get 10%, but with a watch going for much more money (hundreds of dollars per watch), suddenly you’re seeing yourself make higher commissions. If you sell a watch, especially one of the very expensive ones, you...
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