Did you know that you could be making sales from someone else recommending your artwork to their readers? Just like an ad in a magazine, a major site could be advertising your art or art expertise to their visitors and driving traffic to your website. If those visitors buy something from you the website that recommended them would get a commission. This is called affiliate marketing and it is a great strategy for making online sales. Why? Because just a like a high readership magazine, that affiliate website may have much higher traffic than yours, especially if you are just starting out.
It is a win/win for everyone involved. You get to benefit from a highly visited website recommending your products and they get to benefit from extra income from the sale of your quality products. Using simple affiliate software from 1shoppingcart or other third party manufacturers, you can issue a website owner an affiliate code that will inserted in the link where they are advertising your site. When a visitor clicks on that link and goes to your website, the code is tracked and keeps a tally of the sales, if any.
The great thing about affiliate marketing is it works both ways. When you build up decent traffic on your website, there are thousands of books, DVDs, CD's and art created by others for you to recommend. With affiliate marketing, you make money coming and going. There are some techniques that will increase your ability to make as much as you can with affiliates and with the proper training and guidance you can make big money on the Internet.

Author's Bio: 

Alka Dalal , MA. , MS., (NYU and Rutgers University) with many years of corporate experience, founded i-Speak Consulting to enable individuals to take a pro-active approach in being effective communicators in the workplace. She has enjoyed success with different careers, family life and business. She is thrilled to share the stories of her struggles and triumphs in spite of adversities with others, to help them build their dreams and succeed in their own ways and finding their own creativity.She draws upon her vast experience to provide valuable tips on how to succeed in today’s economy using great tool called Internet Marketing.