The people who are benefited from affiliate marketing vary from the seller to the end consumer. The main aim of the seller is to sell more products so that they can get revenue and also the consumer who goes online has to find something useful for their needs in quick time. The consumer can end up finding a right product in quick time. Another party that is benefiting is the platform owners like Facebook and other blog owners who get revenue just by allowing others to post ads on their website or blogs. They get a commission on every sale that happens a s result of the ad that was posted on their website. Therefore affiliate marketing is a highly profitable strategy that can be used by the internet based eCommerce business owners. It has changed the face of marketing and promoting of products on internet by revolutionizing how a product or service is reached till their end consumer.

How Do I Start

How Do I Start

There are two parties who are totally benefited from affiliate marketing, and there are actually four parties involved in it. The first and the main party is the merchant, who will be actually selling products or services. And it is merchant’s products and services that are going to be promoted through the affiliate marketing strategy.  A perfect example of a merchant in case of affiliate marketing I the online e commerce portal Amazon, which has hundreds and thousands of products that are being sold online.  They call themselves the world’s biggest online shop that has everything a consumer needs.  They have many third party vendors selling products but they also sell many products on their own as well. They do the shipping and selling on their own apart from providing the platform for others to sell and ship.