If you have been interested in starting an online business, then you probably like to hear about various business ideas. One idea involves affiliate marketing. Basically, your role would be to be advertising various products/services and you would earn money whenever someone would purchase whatever you are advertising. This might sound quite simply, but it can actually be a full time job. If you want to be a successful affiliate marketer, then you will need to be able to beat the competition and present your products in such a way that customers will be willing to purchase them.