That's great! You can start the affiliate marketing by focusing on the local market at initial stage. After that, you can start targeting the people online. You should have proper execution plan and the skills to gain the attention of the users towards. Communication is the key of success so you should have the best communication skill. You should learn the basic marketing strategies.
You should have ability to handle and manage the people. Use the digital marketing, social media marketing for growing he business.
It's good that at a young people find other potential income in order to provide their needs. I for one also want to learn the basics of affiliate marketing online . My knowledge only limits me to the initial step of creating a viable web hosting service which some sites do provide for free like wordpress or blogspot, which also has a friend user interface for beginners like us. Another thing that i have read is how you manage your time as maintaining a website must be frequent. Also it pains to know what consumers tend to buy this time around as consumer preferences vary at different seaons.