As an affiliate marketer, you are rewarded for helping a business by promoting their product, service or site by earning a commission if someone follows your link to buy something. Whether affiliate marketing is hard or not? There are 3 secrets that any affiliate marketer should know: Its systems are quick and easy to manage but... only 0.6% of affiliate marketers surveyed have been in the game since 2013 according to Three Ladder Marketing. You need to pick a popular, high competition niche to promote products to market. And of course, high competition means tough to compete but remember: no competition, it's even worse. Try to get your products on as many sites as possible: but the key is find a small number of website or method that deliver highest conversions to focus on and develop it.