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Rivers Corbett, MBA is an award winning entrepreneur, speaker, and author of "13 Fears of Entrepreneurs" He has received numerous business honors including Entrepreneur of the Year, Canada's Hottest Start-ups List and Canada's Fastest Growing Companies list through Profit magazine and most recently recognized as one of Canada's 10 Mentor RockStars.. Rivers is presently a member of Startup Canada's National Advisory Council, founding entrepreneur of StartUP Fredericton & the "Entrepreneur in Residence" at the University of New Brunswick. His real joy and expertise is being a StartUP Advisor and "zagging while everyone else zigs" his two newest businesses ventures the Relish Gourmet Burgers restaurant chain and TheRockStar StartUP for StartUP entrepreneurs. Oh... he is also the leader of a team of over 25 chefs through his other company The Chef Group. Not bad for a guy who hates to cook. Always looking for a new idea to help businesses' succeed...this is his newest marketing discovery for StartUPs The Lyoness Advantage. "Rivers is a 21st century entrepreneur, he's the one to watch" - Jim Gilbert: Canada's Huggable Car Dealer!

Monday, September 15, 2008

What is Affiliate Marketing and is it worth it? With all the price hikes we see on a daily basis, nobody seems to be satisfied with what they earn i

What is Affiliate Marketing and is it worth it?

With all the price hikes we see on a daily basis, nobody seems to be satisfied with what they earn in their jobs anymore. People want more, and where do they go? The Internet. On the web you can find thousands and thousands of jobs and business opportunities that can make you tons of money. According to these businesses, some have become millionaires even. But with so many business opportunities and all of them sounding the same, where do you really look?

A very common word you will found out there is affiliate. You see this word just everywhere. Affiliate marketing, affiliate network, affiliate program, affiliate solution, affiliate manager and so on. So what exactly is affiliate? Basically it means sort of being related to another company, but not necessarily being controlled by it. When you say affiliate marketing for example, it's like working as an agent for a bigger company but you're on your own, it's your deal.

What are the pros of being an affiliate? Why not start your own business from scratch? Well that's a really difficult thing to do in the first place, and the big advantage of being an affiliate is that you're selling something that is already know. There's a lot less risk, you don't have to try to sell the idea of something new to people and the investment is nothing compared to starting on your own.
So the next time you're looking for a way to make more money, look for affiliate related business opportunities. Just always remember to be very careful when choosing, look for jobs that are real (don't believe that you can be a millionaire in 2 weeks, cause if you could, we would all be rich right now) and businesses that you can handle. No one is fit to do every kind of business out there; it has to be your forte.

Here's to your success
Rivers Corbett

"Award Winning Entrepreneur, and Joint Venture Specialist, Rivers Corbett offers an exclusive and exciting opportunity to a limited number of entrepreneurs who are looking to steer clear of the typical ''Get Rich Quick'' hype and build a solid business of * lasting *significance. Click on MyInternetBiz for more information.

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