What is affiliate marketing and how does it work?

Affiliate marketing is one of the oldest forms of digital marketing wherein you refer someone to any online product and when that person buys the product based on your recommendation, you receive a commission.

GENERAL QUESTIONS

You must have a domain name registered. For those asking where to buy domain name, we recommend Namecheap.

You also need to have a hosting plan purchased from any hosting companies. Most of the hosting firms do not charge for more than $5/ month for the basic package. Your hosting account MUST support PHP5, MySQL4.

Yes, you need be an affiliate for Clickbank. Once you sign up as an affiliate, you will be given a unique Clickbank ID, is the one that you need to place at the screen of signing up with us.

 

No. It is free to open an account with them!

You may check your earnings at ClickBank.com by log-in with the ClickBank ID that you have used while signing up with us. Please make sure you have always updated your correct ClickBank ID with us.

ClickBank.com pays your earnings. You can choose to receive either a Cheque, a Bank Transfer payment direct from ClickBank. ClickBank sends payments every week!

No. Once the user clicks on Read More button of your storefront/ ads, they are taken to the Clickbank’s Vendor site to finalize their order. Any communications from here on in should be directed to the corresponding vendor and Clickbank.

CLICKBANK RELATED QUESTIONS

Clickbank® is the world’s largest affiliate marketing network for info-product digital products like eBooks, software and membership sites in different categories. There are two types of account types at Clickbank. The one type of account is for Affiliate marketers who like to earn commissions and the other for Vendors who like to publish their own digital products through Clickbank.

Clickbank products are one of the most lucrative and highest converting products in the online industry with a good reputation score. As an affiliate, you might be wanted to earn income by promoting their products.

 

ClickBank offers a commission ranging from 20 to 75% on each products sold by their affiliates.

We have made sure that your ClickBank ID is linked on all of the links of the products on your store /ads. Your Clickbank ID is your unique ID that allows Clickbank to accurately track and award the commissions you earn.

 

Selling Physical Products. In addition to digital products, ClickBank also lets you sell physical products. You can sell a wide variety of physical products, such as books, DVDs, fitness equipment, food products, cosmetics, or supplements.

 
YouTube
 
YouTube is a very effective medium for promoting Clickbank products. The method is simple. You have to make videos on the product keywords and upload them to YouTube. You can come up with product review videos and show in detail what the affiliate product has in store for the users.
 
Promote through Social Media – becoming an affiliate marketer doesn’t really require you to own a blog or website but it does require you to have an online presence. … So you can definitely earn money as an affiliate marketer. However, it is important to create a post that could have an impact on your audience.

WORDPRESS RELATED QUESTIONS

It is not necessary that you should know any technical terms. Once the plugin is installed, it should work automatically. At the same time, if you’ve got a bit of working knowledge in WordPress, it is beneficial for doing activities like adding new plugins, changing themes etc.

If you are new to WordPress, we request you to check out this tutorial website WordPressRiver.com

We recommend you use Woo-commerce compatible WordPress themes. There are many free and premium Woo themes. To find out free themes, you may please search using the word WooCommerce in WordPress theme directory.

WOOCOMMERCE RELATED QUESTIONS

WooCommerce is an excellent eCommerce toolkit for WordPress. If you are thinking about creating your own online store, WooCommerce is the ultimate choice. WooCommerce has got a lot of customization options. This means that your online store does not have to look like everyone else’s. You can get it installed in just minutes and you will be on your way to a more professional looking online store. Moreover it is FREE!

Yes, you can add your own products/affiliate products via WooCommerce -> Add Product screen.