There are plenty of free resources on the internet to help You to start an Affiliate Marketing business, so don't over investing in learning from the gurus (and they will constantly up selling You from a lower priced program to expensive programs), and it is a relatively low risk business which You can start on part time basis. Affiliate marketing is definitely a big business trend of the future, as it has the lowest risk amongst all business model, and some super affiliates make millions of dollars.
Who have accumulated a big list from launching their email list online marketing campaigns. Again, You must filter out the clutter and find only the best products to promote, and make money the honest & legitimate way. Big Lesson Number 5: The best way to succeed is to Serve other People succeed in business or in life. When You get into business, You want to have happy employers, happy employees, happy customers and happy business partners, right?
The best way to do this is when You are a happy Person willing & happy to serve others People through Your business or vocation. I have learned my 5 Big Lessons the hard way during the past 10 Years, so I created a Collaborative Affiliate Marketing System, with the mission to serve work-from-home entrepreneurs to start and succeed in online business.