Affiliate marketing techniques are gaining more importance day by day. Anyone who is into online business must know the tricks of marketing. This is mainly because internet marketing and affiliate marketing is highly different form normal marketing. The online world is offering new and improved techniques of affiliate marketing which must be grabbed by any online business owner. A recent study has pointed out that the rich customers are now-a-days spending both their time and money online. This means the affiliate marketers has more options to sell their products online. However, to attract these potential customers you must have more luxury goods with them to sell. Another thing that is also necessary is content marketing. This helps to bring the niche publishers more into the field of the affiliate network. As most of the online website owners know that content is the king so a recent study has pointed out that near about 60% of the marketers spend more money and time on content marketing last year. Affiliate marketing is even capable of brands to expand their business globally. The global e-commerce was seen to go up to 1.2 trillion dollar last year and experts are expecting that this number will go further up in 2015. This e-commerce sale is also expected to carry affiliated marketing products along with it. So, if any online business owner who is already promoting his products to oversees audience is expected to make more profit this year. Experts are of the opinion that 2015 will be the year of applying Big Data more skillfully in all types of marketing including affiliate strategies. This means that all the affiliate marketers must find out some new and innovative ways to make the shopping experience of the customers more attractive. This can be done by the use of up to dated content and relevant information in an innovative way. An expert like Tony Bennet is of the opinion, “Affiliate Marketing Has Made Businesses Millions and Ordinary People Millionaires.” Another affiliate marketer Alex Rendon quotes, “the beauty of Affiliate Marketing is that you don’t have to invest the time and effort to create a product to sell.” As increased no. of people are shopping online, so the brick and mortar companies are coming up with new products and are trying to show in order to take the limelight away from marketers. In order to compete with them the affiliate marketers needs to come up with better ideas and new products. Though affiliate programs are the most effortless online business to begin with, but one must learn from the past mistakes of people made in this segment in order to attain success faster.