Imagine a situation where you own a business and you need a person who will not be your employee or your partner, and yet helping you make a substantial amount of profit. The idea seems to be a brilliant one. In fact, it is very much possibility in modern times with the coming of affiliate partners. These are the people who will promote your product, sell your products and help you make a good amount of profit. All you need to do is pay them on a commission basis for the work that they undertake. The concept of affiliate marketing revolves around this concept of selling someone else’s goods and earning a commission on each sold product.