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 You Can Make Money Online By Reducing Information Overload


One of the biggest stumbling blocks for new or even experienced affiliate or internet marketers is information overload.  This is especially true with most people just starting out with an internet business.  New internet marketers, especially affiliate marketers believe the only way to survive and make money online is by joining or signing up with every revolutionary idea or launch that starts up.


By following this process you virtually end up joining dozens upon dozens if not more membership sites and programs.  For some people who know how to organize their business and set realistic goals, this process can be achieved.  However, the vast majority of new internet marketers who choose to take this path end up in frustration and ultimately fail at their attempts to successfully make money online.

Are you personally going through information overload with your online business?  Do you feel lost and confused when it comes down to internet or affiliate marketing as a whole?  Let me tell you that you are not alone.  Thousands of new internet marketers start up each day with the hopes that their internet business is going to make money online for them.  Some people spend thousands of dollars to start their internet business, while others spend very little to get started.  The end result for them is still the same as over ninety percent of these individuals suffer from information overload after a short period of time, and many of them don’t realize it until it’s too late.

I’m going to refer to the affiliate marketing business since that is the primary part of my online business, but information overload can happen with any type of online venture.  

First, information overload can be described simply as the process of collecting and storing as much data as possible.  There are many other ways to define this, but this is the simplest for purposes of understanding.  The majority of people who start out with affiliate marketing are tempted with joining every new product launch that hit’s the internet.  The hype that is generated by promises of producing riches or huge commissions overnight is too good to pass by.  The new affiliate marketers reach for every new launch that appears on their screen as they somehow feel it is the only way for them to make money online.

Second, everywhere you turn on the internet someone is trying to sell you on the newest or greatest product launches or programs for you to get involved in.  This doesn’t just happen once or twice, it happens every minute, especially with affiliate marketing.  Don’t misunderstand me, there are a lot of great product launches that can be a valuable resource for your affiliate marketing business and can be beneficial in your pursuit to make money online.  However, there are also a lot of them that are just rehashed material that has been updated or they are just plain junk.

Affiliates are constantly being bombarded with all types of information and products from the so called gurus who promise you the secrets to wealth.  Information that claims if you don’t get it now you have no chance to survive with your affiliate marketing business, or that you have no chance to make money online without their product or information.  As I said before, there are many great products or programs available that can assist you with your online business; you just need to narrow them down.

Have you ever felt like you were a top just spinning in circles with no end in sight?  One of the biggest causes of this is from information overload.  You are constantly being hit with promotions that promise if you follow their business model or purchase their product you will achieve financial success.  But, you don’t just stop with one or two programs, you keep reading and listening to others who also promise to help you get rich and with each new day you join more programs.

Has this also ever happened to you?  Eventually you give the product or program a try and after some time you realize that it is not working for you or it didn’t produce the results you expected.  You end up quitting that and moving on to the next big thing.

To achieve your expectations and reach your goal to make money online with your affiliate or internet marketing business you need to focus.  With affiliate marketing you need to concentrate your efforts on a particular niche that interests you.  

In order for your affiliate marketing business to work effectively so you have the opportunity to make money online, you’ll have to put 100% of your efforts into your niche idea.  You can’t do this if you are working on a multitude of programs that are leading you in different directions.  Forget about all the get rich quick advertisements that are floating around the internet and concentrate on the products and programs that will work for your affiliate niche marketing.

Yes, you can still make money online with your affiliate marketing niche if you do the following, work hard and increase your effort with your business, determination, and patience.  By following these examples with your affiliate marketing niche you will be able to significantly reduce the flow of information overload.

Best to us all,


K. Ho from Make Money Online for resources, ideas and information on affiliate marketing business, internet article marketing and private label rights.





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