Network Marketing VS Affiliate Marketing: Which Is Better?
Okay, you've finally decided that you want to start making money online but it's confusing to know which type of marketing/sales will fit with your personality. To determine which type of online marketing fits best for you, it's really important to understand what each is and how they are different.
I'm going to give you an honest opinion and review of how each of these systems can work for you, totally depending on who you are, what your goal is and what you want to gain out of the experience.
I think it's fair to also let you know that today, I work with one of the top network marketing companies which has been established and operating over the last 20 years and is also a publicly traded company. Out of all network marketing companies out there, only 10% make it. That means 90% fail and are no longer in business! Keep that in mind when picking your path and make sure to research your company before diving in.
What Is Affiliate Marketing?
So - I think the easiest way to explain the difference between affiliate marketing and network marketing is thinking of them this way: affiliate marketing is a DIGITAL-based business and network marketing is a RELATIONSHIP-based business.
Affiliate marketing is the process of selling somebody else’s product or service in exchange for a commission on the sale. Essentially, it’s freelance sales using the Internet to drive traffic.
With affiliate marketing, the affiliate helps companies market their product or service and receives commission on sales. Affiliate/digital sales means you'll get some banners, links for products and you'll plaster it everywhere you can in the hopes to gain traffic to you in order to sell the product - whether it's books, eyecream, pencils...it can be a link to