Why is Affiliate Marketing Better Than Network Marketing?

Are you considering joining an affiliate marketing network or a network marketing program? If you have already tried your hand at only one of these two types of marketing you would not know which is better; but if you have given a hand at both, you would definitely know.Affiliate marketing network is marketing in which a well-established business rewards the affiliate for each customer/visitor who has been brought to the business because of the affiliate’s marketing efforts. Network marketing (also known as Multi-level Marketing, direct selling, pyramid selling, referral marketing) is a system in which a marketing force is created by compensating promoters of the company and brand and also for the sales generated by the promoters introduced by them, creating a tree-like structure (better said, it would be a pyramid).Affiliate marketing network works when you are successful at selling products or services for a business. You will be paid a commission for each sale that you generate for the business. The commission differs from company to company. The only thing that you need to do here is to advertise or promote the products/services of the business. That’s your responsibility. The product that is now sold will be shipped by the owner of the product. The only part that you have to worry about is the sales part.Network marketing helps you make money not only on the sales that you make directly but also on the sales that your down line has generated. Unlike affiliate marketing network, this system has an appealing clause that you can make money while other people work. This makes it a popular business. Imagine that all the people in the pyramid think the same. Do you think any of them will make any money? The one who is at the top of the pyramid is the biggest loser!It might have sounded like network marketing is better than affiliate marketing network. Hold on. You’ve already seen the chain downfall just by wrong thinking on part of the pyramid members. Affiliate marketing does not work that way. While you get paid cash/compensation for each sale in affiliate marketing network, you will have to get points that will later be converted to cash in the networking realm. The profits are definitely higher in affiliate marketing. It does not depend on your ability to convince your friends and relatives and strangers to join the program, whereas, it depends on your efforts to market the products/services.