Setting yourself up in affiliate marketing for the first time doesn’t have to be a huge burden. Once you’ve reached the point where you have secured your first sale, the hard work is mostly over.

Reaching that stage, though, can involve a fair amount of hard work. Selecting a niche to operate in is a big task in itself, but there are also various other steps including SEO, email marketing, promotion, traffic generation and more.

For a thorough checklist of all the legwork you will need to put in before being rewarded with that all-important first sale, take a look at the below infographic created by Mervik Haums.