Affiliate marketing has come along way in the last ten years. It used to be pretty easy for an SEO affiliates to build tons of sites and get them ranked and literally rake in the dough. Now a days, smart affiliates will work on less sites and build them out into real sites the search engines love. This is usually accomplished through research into the niche that’s being promoted and then building the site or blog to start the promotion. With blogs in particular, an affiliate can launch a new blog with a few pages unique content, submit the rss feed to the rss directories and the site is found be by the major search engines. The days of submitting to 1000s of search engines is long gone. NEVER pay for this service! The key really to getting your site ranking well is to update it EVERY day with a unique post or page. This ensures that the search eninges will come back frequently to make sure they aren’t missing out on anything new! Now go out and start posting!