If you really don't know where to start from, why not to start with a company that is well recognized. For instance, Best Buy is one of the largest companies in USA that almost everyone recognizes. If you visit the company website and look at the bottom of the page and locate "Affiliate Program".
This is what you have to look out for at any company that you are interested to partner with as an affiliate.
Once you get accepted by their company, they will send you a link that you can put on your website. With this link you will be able to direct traffic two that specific companies website. They will also give you banners of different sizes that you can put on your website as well as a form of visual advertisement.
<a href="http://click.linksynergy.com/fs-bin/click?id=QjsKipYlqew&offerid=492045&type=3&subid=0">Best Buy Co, Inc.</a><IMG border=0 width=1 height=1 src="http://ad.linksynergy.com/fs-bin/show?id=QjsKipYlqew&bids=492045&type=3&subid=0">
Or a banner:
<a href="http://click.linksynergy.com/fs-bin/click?id=QjsKipYlqew&offerid=492045.5&type=4&subid=0"><IMG border=0 alt=button width=125 height=125 src="http://ad.linksynergy.com/fs-bin/show?id=QjsKipYlqew&bids=492045.5&type=4&subid=0"></a>
This a simplest way to make money online through your own personal website or a blog. If you have any questions, please email us or comment and I will do my best to get back to you with a response.