Affiliate Marketing

Marketing: Affiliate Marketing Programs For Beginners

So you want to earn from home online and heard about affiliate marketing and heard how many people earned quilt a lot from it. So you want to do it as well.

But before that do you even know what affiliate marketing is? What do you have to do? How do you earn from it? So let’s talk about that first.

Basically, you would sell products for a company and get a percentage of the sales as commission. Well, that’s it really you sell for them and get a percentage. Those who sell are known as affiliates and if an affiliate wants to sell they have to let people know about them and their marketing thus it’s known as affiliate marketing.

But how do you know who sold how much? Or who made the sale for which product? It’s not like they are physically coming to an office and reporting it then it wouldn’t be online earning, would it? Well, they just provide you a unique URL link of the product that is registered to only you, so if anyone buys a product through your link then the company will know that the sale was made by you and you will get the commission. But the big question where do you go to get such affiliate links?

Well, it is not hard to find really there are a lot of affiliate programs that help you for such purposes. It’s just that because of its popularity there are way too many of them. So which one should you choose? Well then let’s talk about some of such programs to help you get your feet wet in the industry.

# Amazon Associates

Amazon is one of the most well-known and widely used e-commerce platforms. Beginners tend to look up amazon when they want to start doing affiliate. Being in the industry for a long time there are a lot of resources and helpful links that can help you to get started with it.

It’s a country base platform. Meaning if you want to associate with another then you have to get the link for that country.

Here is a list of countries that offers Amazon affiliate program.

  • United States
  • Canada
  • Brazil
  • Mexico
  • France
  • Germany
  • Italy
  • Spain
  • United Kingdom
  • China
  • Japan
  • India
  • Australia
  • United Arab Emirates
# Commission Junction

Unlike amazon commission junction (CJ) isn’t an e-commerce platform. Its sole purpose is to build a network between an affiliate and a merchant. Here you can apply to merchants for affiliation by filling up their joining form and waiting for their approval. Some are approved promptly while others may take a while or further communication for approval.

# ClickBank

Clickbank is mainly built for small businesses. Unlike many affiliate programs where connect to the merchant through them, here you can directly contact them. You can also find some unique products that aren’t available elsewhere.


Besides these, there are a lot of other websites that can help you. Like ShareASale, Awin, Shopify, and many more. Now it’s up to you to choose which of them are the right fit for you.

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