A"Get Creative" Article
Written and Published by Karen on the Oregoncoast (c)Karen Vesgaard 2002 The Creative Affiliate
The Affiliate Game-
Find Your Own Treasure
If you're perfectly content,
and just Know you've already found
the potential Gold in the Affiliate
Program you've chosen to market,
then this WeekEnd Project may not
But for most of us, deciding what to
market on the internet is much the
same as a Treasure Hunt.
And any good Treasure Hunt should always begin with good research.
So, let's put on our Indiana Jones hat, grab our trusty whip..(those
pesky commission bandits are everywhere!)
And go on a Scouting Expedition.
The purpose of this scouting expedition
is to help you establish What Kind of Treasure You Want to Find.
What has always been your passion?
Ancient Carvings and statues made of pure gold, and embedded with rare
gems, found only in the depths of a Peruvian Jungle..Priceless and Rare
Or Shipwrecks loaded with stolen coins from a pirates trove.
Lost manuscripts buried deep within the sands for untold centuries just
waiting for that intrepid explorer to bring their secrets to light.
Ok..let's come back to earth (present day) for a moment..
What do we have so far? What do these bring to mind?
Antiquities, Antiques, Art, Carvings, Rare Gems, Shipwrecks, Pirates,
History, Exploring, Coins, Manuscripts,
Lost and out of print books..
Whatever strikes your interest,,
If its Rare Coins..Do a search on Rare Coins..See what hundreds of Web
Sites have done with their topic..
I'm reminded of an example I ran
across from someone who had
read a book on doing Mini Sites,
and had gone on to create a series
of Mini Pages on what his passion in
Each Mini Page detailed a specific
Rare Gem, with research and resources of where, and how to
deal in the buying and selling of these gems..
He wasn't selling hype..he was selling Information that was extremely
well put together with a ton of great content..
His passion in life..was Rare Gems..that was his expertise..And it showed.
Don't worry about giving up those
Internet Gurus in search of your own adventure,
When you get ready to go looking for treasure, you'll want to make sure
you are properly prepared for the "country" you will be searching in.
That's where you Will Need what those Internet Gurus have to offer.
Find the Very Best Information you
can find..buy only what you will
need..and keep it close by on your journey..And you'll be prepared for
So go exploring..
It might just be time to Break Out
Escape from promoting what
Every One Else is promoting.
Find Your Own Treasure!
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