There is nothing to keep you from making your start in affiliate marketing. It is not difficult if you know enough to browse the internet and use a computer. Getting started is simpler than for nearly any other home business, but it should be treated as a business and you should be dedicated to making it a successful venture. You can start affiliate marketing on a shoestring budget. You need to devise a plan and follow on until the desired results are achieved. Do not change course in the middle due to distractions you will find in any internet business. The internet is full of shiny objects that can distract you from sticking to one plan until results are achieved. It is easy to get caught up in the hype of advertising and jump from program to program, launch to launch, etc., but this will absolutely kill your progress especially if you are starting on a budget. Why? Because your time and marketing ability will be diluted with too many things you are trying to promote. And time is what you are trading for money when building on a budget. Another huge distraction is information overload. This is common on the net and most people get overwhelmed because of this. Look, I applaud any and all continuing efforts to learn more about all aspects of internet marketing. But you don’t have to know it all to get started. Follow a plan, stick to it consistently, set aside time for working and time for learning… and you will build a sustainable home business. There are many techniques to start affiliate marketing in a successful fashion. The most effective way is to find a method that is working and stick with it until good results are achieved. Once you begin seeing positive results, you can scale it up to the next level. Stick with me here, I’ll be covering most of these techniques and I will provide you with concrete plans or methods to achieve success. Affiliate marketing is one of the easiest ways to make extra money working for 2-3 hours a day, from home or coffeeshop. But you will have to do the work and avoid the distractions, it is not a get rich quickly scheme that many would have you believe. Decide what your goal is for the week. Decide…. and then work to make it happen every day, it will.