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Are You Aware Of These 11 Reasons Why Affiliate Marketers Give Up!?

Updated: May 25


Are You Aware Of These 11 Reasons Why Affiliate Marketers Give Up!?

Are You Aware Of These 11 Reasons Why Affiliate Marketers Give Up!?

Despite not having a clear understanding of the business's foundations, the majority of new affiliate marketers enter the sector with the intention of being wealthy quickly. To be clear, affiliate marketing is not a get-rich-quick scheme, but rather a legitimate online business that should be addressed as such.


Others may persuade certain people to participate in affiliate marketing in order to earn money in the same way they do. Some people join affiliate programs because they see a friend or colleague succeeding, while others feel that simply clicking affiliate links or putting affiliate links would result in sales. As a result, many believe affiliate marketing works in this manner, and they rush into working with links, expecting fast results (sales and commissions). They persist for a few days/months before giving up in frustration.


Affiliate sales can occur rapidly in some cases, but they can also take months in others. The reasons and circumstances differ depending on who you are and how much knowledge you have gained during the learning and implementation process.


Based on research across the internet from multiple sites and insights as disclosed by peer-affiliates (who are already successful), they had pointed out that, the following are the 11 primary or major reasons why Affiliate Marketers give up too soon:

  1. Poor earnings - Earnings are insufficient and ashamed to admit it in public. Their wishes are not fulfilled.

  2. Expected outcomes take time - They are unwilling to pursue it further since their psyche or mindset is already enveloped by the assumption that the system would fail due to no or poor sales and commissions.

  3. Efforts have yielded no results - Despite attempts, many are disillusioned and unwilling to examine other options due to little participation in marketing campaigns and activities.

  4. Unable to do business with paid campaigns due to financial constraints or commitments - Hesitant to invest in sponsored ads owing to budget concerns, financial constraints that cause them to stop working, or previous paid campaigns that haven't worked out well for them.

  5. Not afford to have a website or blog - The importance of having one's own website or blog is missed due to a lack of awareness of the fundamentals of the affiliate marketing online business, despite the fact that it allows for more freedom in promoting affiliate products or services via articles, reviews, comparisons, and other means. They will not afford to establish a website or blog because of their lack of confidence and long-term vision in the business, but a competent affiliate marketer will consider it as a digital asset.

  6. Affiliate links are not entertained or accepted on any social media platforms - Because of repeated violations of the social media platform's community posting standards, the majority of affiliate marketers are then restricted or forbidden from using them on their accounts. Affiliate links are not welcome or tolerated on any social media platform since they create a spammy environment and defeat the objective of the platform.

  7. Unable to generate leads or e-mail lists - According to many successful affiliate marketers, one of the most common affiliate marketing strategies or techniques is to generate leads or email lists, then nurture them, and regularly offer deals or affiliate products to drive sales and earn affiliate commissions in the future. The fact is that building an email list is a time-consuming process that necessitates a lot of tools and money, and this option causes many affiliate marketers to rule it out because they cannot afford it. Furthermore, this is not what they had expected when they first started working in this affiliate business, so they leave or give up.

  8. Not having enough patience to work - In order to make commissions, the majority of newbies/beginners and intermediate affiliate marketers expect or desire quick sales. However, it takes time and effort to learn, make mistakes, analyze them, work on them again, and generate sales. Learning the techniques of the trade will require a few years of consistent effort to be successful in business. They chose to quit when they observed that things were not working in a timely manner, assuming that the system was not working for them.

  9. Short-cut strategies do not work - Spamming with links, cross-posting in several groups, forced DMs, and other such ways will provide no results and are not regarded as professional affiliate marketing techniques. They try these and then give up when no results are obtained.

  10. Accounts might have been banned by virtue of unprofessional practices - The majority of affiliate marketers use social media channels to advertise affiliate items in free form, according to surveys and data from multiple platforms and reports. Affiliate links are not welcome or tolerated on any social media platform since they create a spammy environment and the platform's purpose is lost. They are compelled to leave since they have no alternative method to conduct the same job/work if their social media accounts are restricted or barred from being used.

  11. Not willing to work for long periods of time - Not willing to commit to work for a few hours every day to do affiliate marketing. Working occasionally makes no sense. Working in an illogical and uncommitted approach does not yield satisfactory outcomes and eventually stops working on it.


Overall, there is a clear lesson for all newbie and intermediate affiliate marketers to learn affiliate marketing online business professionally by understanding the basics or fundamentals of the business, knowing Do's and Don'ts, working and non-working methods, approaches, and methods to work in the long term, and all of these factors make affiliate marketer to work in a professional way by adopting safe affiliate practices during the affiliate journey so as to earn handsome commissions in the future with consistent efforts.


All the best...


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