Have you ever thought about giving other people a commission for generating sales or leads for you? This is called affiliate marketing, and you can take advantage of this up-and-coming marketing channel to boost sales or leads while lowering your risk. Not only do affiliate marketing programs help free up your time (since others create and run the advertisements), but it also helps shift the risk away from you since you only pay when a successful sale is made or a lead is generated. The following presentation will teach you the basics of affiliate marketing including what it is, the basic elements of running a successful affiliate program and what you can do to get started right away. As a bonus, we’ll also detail some ideas you can use to create a new revenue stream for your business by promoting others’ products yourself!