These days it's really a good idea to have additional knowledge when it comes to marketing. Usually there are plenty of competitions out there, specially if you want to get into something that's already quite popular. I guess that's where affiliate marketing will come in handy.
There's a site where you can find a Marketplace for affiliate marketing partnerships, and that's at AffiliateBidding.com. This idea started as a school project and will be launched in a few days. I believe this idea is really sound and will prove to be of help to those who want to go into online marketing. It's going to be a great place where different sectors and businesses can get together and benefit from it. You can even increase your site's traffic (and hence more possible clients), or maybe get to cooperate with other similar business sectors; there are definitely lots of possibilities to get your business noticed and increase sales!
Interested? Then do go and check them out! :)