With so many companies making watches these days we lose track of the different brands and names, but nobody forgets the name Fossil when it comes to watches. This brand is always evolving and stepping up their game to make sure they only create the best watches on the market. While they have 500 stores […]
Affiliate Program Reviews
Not all affiliate programs are good! After 10 years in the biz, I've had my share of problems with affiliate programs. Big problems.
The first time I had an issue was when a company stopped paying on time. I got sassy with them, so they just deleted my account. Losing $2500 and having to redo all of my affiliate promotions was devastating at the time. Lessons learned. Don't sass the bank before you get paid.
The second big issue I had was when I sold a couple of my websites. My main-earning affiliate program refused to transfer the recurring affiliate commissions to the new site owner. $1500/month with a 24x multiple for the sale is a loss of $36,000. Shit. That upset me.
But what are you gonna do.
So these affiliate program reviews are no joke. Part of our review process is to look for negative comments online, and also check out how long the program has been around.
Most of the times, affiliate programs are legit though. It's pretty rare to get screwed over like those two examples above.
The content in these reviews is stuff like how to sign up, navigation of the affiliate area, and how to create tracking links with the tools they provide (if any).
Perhaps the most useful part of the reviews is the affiliate tips sections, where I cover website ideas and tips for promoting your affiliate links. Of course, my entire website is about making money through affiliate marketing, so be sure to check out the menu area for helpful links.
Craigslist: The original online garage sale site. Wouldn’t it be great if they had an affiliate program? Everyone knows about it, and we’ve all used it once or twice either to buy stuff or sell stuff. It’s local, it works great, it’s easy to use, and you can pretty much find anything here if you’re […]
There are many WordPress companies out there, but the one thats best known for having excellent themes and a fully optimized WordPress platform designed for performance, security, SEO, and support is StudioPress. My website and SEO are all done by StudioPress. In fact, my hosting is StudioPress right now, but I have to move now […]
Everyone knows and loves the mono-brand style of the US Polo Association clothing line who is the official brand of the United States Polo Association. It has a sophisticated look while still being sporty and comfortable. Over the years it has kept strong on the market and this is due to it’s strong partnership with […]
Have you ever watched home decorating programs and thought “It must take them forever to find the items in that room that match perfectly” then you’re in the same boat as me! Until I started using Houzz which changed home decorating for me forever! I spend endless hours looking through room guides and everything in […]
Sears Parts Direct is a worldwide known provider of not just the typical department store products, but also is a hub for product parts replacement. Why would I do an affiliate review on this company and specifically their parts replacement program? Well, lets just say that I typically gear my affiliate reviews towards the standard […]
Both kids and adults can agree that one of their favorite past times is going to the dollar stores where everything is just $1. One of the most well known dollar stores know across the US is the Dollar Tree. Over the years the Dollar Tree stores have evolved from offering mostly toys and random […]
There are millions of websites on the web, but if you didn’t know that 28% of them are made using WordPress then you should definitely check it out! It’s one of the fastest growing platforms in the world and with every great new trend comes amazing companies to help support it. WP Engine is one […]
Those creative types will go crazy over the newest affiliate program that I stumbled upon the other day. While I have used PicMonkey in the past for photo editing, I had no idea it had an affiliate program attached to it. While many people spend hundreds of dollars on Photoshop and the other expensive photo […]
While we all have our favorite department stores, it’s without a doubt that Target has continually proven to have quality products that are well above most of its competition. That’s why when you’re looking for an affiliate program Target should be top of mind. They offer up to 8% commission for their affiliate partners which […]