Affiliate marketing can be overwhelming if you are just starting out. And until recently, I was in the same boat. So my team and I decided to write this affiliate marketing for beginners’ guide. Let’s start from scratch. I have always been fascinated by the idea of generating passive income that many self-proclaimed internet gurus out there tend to claim. Reading those success stories is inspiring. “Man, I’d like to be there one day,” I said to myself. But after spending years trying to understand how affiliate marketing is done, I found 5 lessons that I feel are the gist of my learnings from over the years. And you should ground yourself in these 5 lessons before you attempt to go into the world of affiliate marketing as a beginner: You need to be good at selling stuff. Just writing a blog post with a bunch of affiliate links is…