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Affilliate Marketing Vs Forex Trading

Discussion in 'Affiliate Programs' started by braveheart2009, Oct 31, 2010.

  1. braveheart2009

    braveheart2009 Newbie

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    Hi,

    For someone new to internet marketing world how does Affilliate marketing compare to forex trading can it be classed as internet marketing? I like the idea of forex as it doesnt require a huge investment and technical skills and sponsoring where affilliate marketing sometimes does to earn a decent income to quit your day job.

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  2. ecraigzon

    ecraigzon Junior Member

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    Who needs to know?!?!?
    This is like comparing a car and a house and asking which one is better.

    They are totally unrelated. The bit about Forex is not necessarily true either. You can invest with small amounts of money....but then you get small amounts of money in profits. Also, forex requires skill. As does affiliate marketing.
     
  3. alexandraM

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    Two Totally different things..
    4x doesn't require a large investment but what you get out of it is based upon how large your account is.

    4x is simple but it isn't easy

    Affiliate marketing can work just by being determined and diligent
     
  4. braveheart2009

    braveheart2009 Newbie

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    Forex is set up and forget it as affiliate marketing you need to consistantly look at latest trends set up websites drive traffic. With these new Robots predeterming forecast markets. I seen a guy make a $2K investment and done a live broadcast and done $12K in 25 mins thats his day over 25-30 mins in the morning unbelieveable.
     
  5. alexandraM

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    Over leveraging will destroy your account..go ahead and try it for yourself
     
  6. semilar

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    forex: you will most likely fail if you are undercapitalized (because you will want to trade with a high leverage then, which increases the risk of your capital.) think about it, if you are able to make 100% a year, and you have a 1000? account, will you trade full time? I doubt it. If you have a 100000? account? sure, that would make sense...
    and - you need to be very good at what you do, if not, you will fail like 99% of the ppl that try. if you do not have a complete system that works (all parts of it) you will fail.
    and often, the more you trade, the less profitable you will be... "overtrading", and you will fail.
    its way more stress on the mind because if you have a losing trade, you lost money (or you might be so insane to hold onto a losing trade, which is even more stress, but you can get away with it for some trades until you kill your account).
    I failed in forex even though I was profitable. how so? because my depot was too small to begin with. Thats what I want to change with IM now...

    IM: you can even start without any investment, the more you do, the more likely success will be (some strategy has to work, scale it up, there you go...). Most investments you made are risks you can calculate and if you do a wrong investment it might turn out to be profitable later on(buying domains, software...hosting...)

    but for both the same is true:
    if you dont commit yourself to it, and work hard on it, and invest a lot f time to make it work chances are, you will fail...
    in both you can get scammed. shitty affiliate programs, shitty networks, shitty publishers... or in forex, shitty broker.

    most people will fail in trading, but more will make it in IM. IM is definately easier... I would guess 99% fail in trading, but only 90-95% fail in IM. :)
     
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  7. semilar

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    set and forget.... good joke... these forex robots are the same as the latest get rich quick affiliate super secret ebook... if you have a forex system that works, you will keep it secret, and even then, the markets change, you will have to adapt... no set and forget there m8. and even if you manage to build your own super duper secret forex bot, guess what, it takes a shitload of time to get it working. and what you can buy does not work 99,99999% of the time. period.
    and those forex forecasts are worth nothing, if markets could be fore casted, these people would by now buy google, apple, microsoft with their profits and play with the fed just for fun :D man you are living in a dream world when it comes to trading.

    and about that 2 to 12k in 25 mins, that guy would have to have an insane leverage, thats no proper trading because this kind of trading gets your account destroyed faster then you built it up. So he mostly got luck that day... either that or by now he's in the top 100 richest men alive. is he? I dont think so. With that trading style, he probably killed quite a few accounts. dont even think about being able to do this consistently...
    what most ppl forget is that the money flow into the markets is finite, meaning a lot of ppl "donate", so that very few can "collect"... 95% lose, 4% can hold their account +-0 and 1% collect what the remaining 95% are so kind to donate to them.
     
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    they're similar because they're both advertised as methods to get rich quick without doing any actual work. and neither of them are actually like that.

    it seems you've seen through some of the bullshit related to affiliate marketing, but you still believe a lot of the bullshit related to forex trading. you do not just set up a robot and make free money lol.

    bottom line is they both work in their own ways, but neither is anywhere near as easy as advertised.
     
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  9. IHEARTCAPSLOCK

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    I used to play a lot of online poker (and yes i did beat plo200 and fl2/4) (i am from the 2+2 and psde scene) and am advertising in the forex niche and know some people who are actually trading (few successfull ones and a lot of people who are not) so I know a lot about poker and a little about forex. What i can say is that in poker you often play against n00bs=fish, you look for tables with bad players etc. In forex you are playing against 99,5% pros who do this for their living. I dont talk about private people, i talk about people from banks who have techniques, knowledge and expirience and CAPITAL you simply do NOT have. It's like starting to play poker and join a NO Limit 2000 Table with regs only. -> good luck with that.

    The advantage is that once you beat it, gained a lot of knowledge, expirience and a good mind set it does not become harder. In Poker your bankroll grows and you move up in limits, the opponents become better and there are less fish, but in forex the market is always the same. (concerning your opponents)

    The best of the best from wroking for a bank, who hardly pay any spread cause of special deals make about 50% profit a year working as a fulltime trader. That means if you are new and really really good you can achieve about 25% so if you start with lets say a 10k roll you will get 2,5k a year working 40 hours a week.(lets leave the huge swings aside)


    I don't say it is impossible to become a longterm winner, but it will take years and an extremly good mindset.

    There are a lot of easier ways to make money ;)

    edit: yes there are robots which can work profitalbe. but first of all those are not the ones promoted everywhere, and second they are like xrumer but it takes about a 1000 times more knowledge to actually earn money with them. And then you always have to adapt them to the market and observe what the robot is doing.
     
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    Problem with the stock market and forex is that 9 out of 10 people lose money but everybody believes they're the special 1 out of 10 that actually make profit.
     
  11. Whatthe?

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    This couldn't be more crap!!!. Forex is not a set and forget model, ok, correction, not a model that will LAST over a longer period of time. Depending on the time frame one trades it could be daily, weekly or monthly efforts.

    Key concept here is how much you are willing to commit to it. Forex COULD produce higher returns with a much lower involvement vs IM. But once again you are talking about involvement and commitment. IM, if you are to scale larger you are talking outcourcing (leverage) and with Forex is the same with leverage as well... just in a scale of money.

    Honestly... Forex WOULD take more on an investment, both money and time, but in a bigger picture would give a much larger return. Forex could be done with a much smaller money investment but would take a much longer in time to get to a capital means to have a living income from. Can it be done... yes. Can most... No.

    The largest factor in failure is money management which next to NO cources teach. As stated before, trading is very simple... it's just not easy.