Thursday, August 12, 2010

understanding Affiliance



Affiliate advertising is basically an online marketing channel. Advertisers to pay bloggers to promote products or services of advertisers on this blogger site.

Many bloggers are eager to find a revenue stream to help to monetize their blogs. Once your blog is set up and receive some traffic, you might want to start researching affiliate programs that can allow your blog to put money in your pocket.

There are three main types of affiliate ads: pay-per-click, pay-per-lead and pay-per-sale. Each type of affiliate ads have one thing in common. They are all performance based meaning you do not get money until your readers perform actions such as clicking on the link or clicking the link on the product purchase page that brings them a link.

There are big companies and famous few that offer affiliate programs that you can set on your blog within minutes regardless of how well established your blog.

Example Company Offers Advertising Affiliate Program to Blogger:

Amazon: You can choose from a wide range of advertising such as text links, banner ads and much more. If you wish, you can also select the exact Amazon products you want to feature on your blog.
EBay: You can choose from an eBay auction and find a specific product that you want to advertise on your site.
AllPosters: You can choose than 400,000 products to advertise on your blog.

What is an Affiliate Directory?

You can register from your blog, through an affiliate directory where various online merchants post their affiliate ad opportunities. You can check for advertising opportunities and apply for a specific host ads on your blog.

Most of the advertisers on these sites will have restrictions relating to their blogs. Usually the restrictions relating to how long the blog has been active and the amount of traffic the blog receives. For these reasons, an affiliate directory of the most useful if your blog has been established.

Take time to research each affiliate directory to find the right one for you and your blog. Different affiliate programs offer different payment and credibility. Take your time and investigate your options before you jump into something.

Examples of Popular Affiliate Advertising Directories:

- Commission Junction
-Associate Program
- Affiliate Directory

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