How to Create a Website for Your Affiliate Marketing Program

website for your affiliate marketing program

In affiliate marketing, you can earn passive income while your affiliates market your products. But if you don’t have a website, there’s a problem. Without a website, affiliates may not learn about your program, you won’t attract the ideal affiliate candidates, and it establishes distrust right from the start.  Affiliate marketing requires little investment, but […]

Google won’t penalize affiliate links. Here’s why.

Google won't penalize affiliate links

To penalize or not to penalize, that was the question Google asked and answered recently. It was common knowledge among affiliate circles that Google punished affiliate sites with excessive paid links. However, this year, Google’s Search Advocate John Mueller dismissed this as a mere myth stating that websites won’t receive a manual penalty for using […]

11 Most Profitable Niches For Affiliate Marketing

Most profitable niches for affiliate marketing

It’s no secret that niches can be profitable, but not all niches are created equal. This list will change from season to season to accommodate market trends. However, based on our collective analysis of yearly trends, we compiled a list of affiliate niches that continue to perform exceptionally well year after year. Whether you’re struggling […]

Why You Need an Affiliate Agreement Template (& a Free Template!)

why you need an affiliate agreement

Before you sign on any affiliates to your program, you need a document for them to sign outlining the details of your program, the terms and conditions, and a detailed description of each party’s responsibilities. This document is none other than your affiliate agreement.  To help you understand the intricacies of the affiliate agreement, we’ll […]

Getting Started with B2B Affiliate Marketing: A Guide to Help You Bolster Traffic and Increase Sales

“Affiliate marketing only works for B2C companies; it would never work for B2B!” “I’ll never make money with affiliate marketing for my B2B business!” These are misconceptions echoing throughout the B2B community. But affiliate marketing isn’t limited to the B2C realm. Start your B2B affiliate marketing program, and you’ll generate new leads, more sales, establish brand dominance in your […]

A Guide to Calculating and Optimizing Your Affiliate Marketing Conversion Rates

A Guide to Calculating and Optimizing Your Affiliate Marketing Conversion Rates

In our empirical world, data tracks our lives every day. Our phones track our time spent using certain applications, our Fitbits track our exercise routines, and our credit cards track our spending habits. In the business world, we track ROI (return on investment), net promoter scores, profit, gross margin, and most especially conversion rates, among other metrics. And for […]

3 Reasons Why You Should Consider Increasing Your Affiliate Commission Rates

increase your affiliate commission rates

Setting the ideal commission rate is a balancing act between what rates attract the best affiliates and what rates are most affordable for your business. Overpaying can drain your affiliate marketing budget, but underpaying may repel your affiliates and encourage them to look elsewhere for higher-paying affiliate programs.  If you’re struggling to attract and retain affiliates […]

How to Turn Your Customers Into Affiliates

how to turn customers into affiliates

If you’ve been looking for new ways to attract affiliates, look no further than your existing customers. Your customers shop your brand, know and love your product or service, and can give your brand a social stamp of approval to their friends and followers. In this article, we’re going to review why your customers make […]

10 Ways to Engage Dormant Affiliates

how to engage dormant affiliates

Recruiting your affiliates is the first step to building a successful affiliate program. You’ve already put in the time to initially recruit, onboard, and engage your affiliates, but the work doesn’t stop here. Keeping your current affiliates engaged and reengaging inactive affiliates can be an exhausting process. Sometimes inactivity among affiliates is inevitable no matter how hard […]

Common Barriers to Changing Affiliate Platforms

Common barriers to changing affiliate platforms

There is no “one-size-fits-all” affiliate program, but there is a program best suited for you. If you’re dissatisfied with your current affiliate platform, you aren’t stuck (although it may seem that way). Migrating to a new affiliate platform is intimidating, but it doesn’t need to be. We’re going to address common barriers to changing affiliate platforms, […]