Before you can run, you need to walk, but crawling is first.
Learning Affiliate Marketing is the one way you will earn money while you are learning. This is called a "funded proposal" or a "self-liquidating offer." Both terms are inaccurate.
Just remember: "Earn While You Learn."
While there are several books over at the Thrivelearning Institute Library on Affiliate sales, I've included this simple PDF for you to get started. As I can get them to give me a complete list, I'll post it here. (They keep their prices at $.99 for ebooks, which is very affordable.)