Learning the truth behind making money online can be a somewhat eye opening experience. With many top affiliates in companies like Global Domains International and Empower Network often making it seem like an easy way of achieving financial freedom, it’s no wonder many people are opting to join affiliate businesses each day.
If you look at the statistics behind any home business, you’ll see that just a few percent are succeeding.
But today you will discover some facts, including the answer to the question everybody wants to know – can any affiliate program genuinely guarantee your success?
It is very easy to get caught up in dreams of an easy online income. In fact, there are many affiliate programs which thrive on that as they attempt to sign you up. The reason more than 97% of entrepreneurs fail are not too complex, though, with most simply failing due to a lack of effort or an inability to stick to their business long enough to see any results from it.
There are a number of things you will need to learn in order to become self employed. The internet often provides a false vision of what self employment actually is, with many internet marketers falsely presenting the concept of sitting back while money rolls in automatically. They make things look too easy and too good to be true, but they do this because they know that countless individuals around the world are looking for exactly that. They’re looking for a free and easy method to click a few buttons and change their financial future. Anyone who has tried an affiliate program will tell you that things are not as simple as that. It’s a poor approach adopted by those looking to simply cash in on the naive nature of others.
The reason so many people fail to make money online is because many people are attracted to it for the wrong reasons. Many people who would never be attracted to the idea of becoming their own boss and handling the responsibilities of working for themselves, suddenly begin jumping into online business programs under the false idea that they are simply going to generate an income on autopilot. Not only is this a bad mindset on the part of the entrepreneur, there are countless internet marketers out there who realize this is how most people think and they’ll deliberately look to target these individuals with their marketing efforts. That’s why you will often see people giving huge promises of easy success if you join their team. In order to get real results in any business, you need to accept the responsibility, too. 
Each MLM opportunity giving promises of easy money is simply trying to outbid it’s rivals and secure more customers. They know most people online are looking to see if get rich quick schemes do actually exist, and they are prepared to use that to their advantage. If you take the decision to become your own boss, you also take on the responsibility to ensure you treat your business like a real company and not some part-time hobby which is supposed to generate an income by itself.
One could say that the MLM companies and affiliate programs which market this way are unethical, while others could argue they are simply being smart and looking to take advantage of a market which they know is out there. If they don’t do it, someone else will…
If you have ambitions of working from home and making money online with businesses like Empower Network or Global Domains International, you would increase your chances of success greatly just by going into your chosen program under no illusions. You are not guaranteed success. Any accomplishments you achieve are going to come from hard work and consistency, nothing more and nothing less.
Writer: World leading Empower Network sponsor Russ Howe teaches the steps to affiliate marketing results via his free blog. See his complete empower network review before you begin your journey to working from home.