The Goal of Passive Income

The Holy Grail of affiliate marketing is to earn passive income – a steady stream of money that rolls into your PayPal and bank accounts. An income stream that you can predict and rely upon, month after month. A source of moolah that you don’t have to actually work for.

That is the dream, isn’t it?

How Affiliate Marketers Actually Work

Most affiliate marketers are lazy. I know I am. We want to earn instant commissions on sales made through our websites. More traffic equals more sales, right?

Well, there are several major problems with this business model:

  1. You’re basically hoping that your content is enticing enough

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Most of my income is derived from revenue from my websites. That’s a mix of Adsense and other passive income streams like Infolinks, Chitika, Viglink, Skimlinks and some others, along with sales of products through the sites. I also sell my own software products for additional income.

Something I’ve come across several times over the years is the idea of selling on websites ot other people (domain/website flipping). Websites are simply virtual real estate and, like their physical counterparts, have value and that means someone else might …

I just received an email from Andrew Hansen (a marketer I’ve come to trust) about his new Forever Affiliate internet marketing course. I don’t have the time to paraphrase it, so here it is in its entirety. I haven’t bought his course so can’t comment on its effectiveness but it’s something you might be interested in:

To those of you who have already joined me at Forever Affiliate – welcome! We’re about to do some very profitable things together 🙂

If you haven’t yet, I want to talk to you today a little bit more about what Forever Affiliate really is, and how it’s strategies can grow your online income.

First …

As we all know, the apps market is booming. Android has somewhere between 50% and 60% of market share, depending on where you look and Apple have between 23% and 30%. Yet it’s the apps for Apple’s iPhone and iPads that seem to be selling. Android users seem to expect to get apps for free. There’s a good article about why app developers do better with iOS than with Android here.

Given that the apps market for iOS is doing so well, I’ve been looking into getting into it. I could have gone the route of becoming an app developer myself, but I really don’t have the time to learn a …

A question I’m often asked is “How do I make money from my website?”.

The easiest way is through passive income sources. These are things that you install once on a site and they earn money for you forever after. It may not be a lot of money, but it is free money…