ffiliate Marketing is a type of marketing where you will earn for advertising other companies product or services, if a visitor from your website opts for it. As this will yield profits for both of the groups, more and more companies are practicing this type of marketing. The trend is increasing day by day as the internet is growing and as there is a less scope of any loss occurred. There are mainly four key players in this type of marketing: The retailer, the network, the publisher or the affiliate, and the customer.
Blogs, portals, newsletters, mails, emails, contests, and personal homepages are some of the types where affiliate marketing is flourishing. The publisher/affiliate will earn through pay per click (PPC), pay per lead (PPL) or pay per sales (PPS) basis from the retailer/merchant.