Becoming an affiliate with clickbank is easy and effective. If you own a website and would like to make some more money the clickbank affiliate program is for you. You will need to divulge a little information about yourself while signing up. The most important will be the URL to your website to show you are a website owner.
Immediately after signing up you can begin finding the members you wish to be an affiliate to. Some website owners only choose one member site while others choose several, there is no limit or rule as to how many members you can become an affiliate for You just have to keep in mind that for every member site you choose to become an affiliate for you will be required to place a link or banner somewhere on your website that will lead back to the members site when clicked.
Each member will offer various methods of payouts. You need to understand the different pay out meanings to know how you will be paid. Pay-Per-Click programs will earn you a specified amount for every click the link or banner receives from your site the only requirement is that each daily click is unique. The Pay-Per-Lead programs are paid out from member websites when traffic is directed from your site to theirs that ends in a good lead, This may require the user to join a program or fill out their information. The Pay-Per-Sale programs will only pay out when the traffic generated from your site to the members results in a purchase.
The commission amounts vary based on what the member is offering as well as the type of pay out they give. There are some members who will offer a two tiered program that allows payouts to the affiliate from their own traffic as well as referred affiliates traffic to the members site.
Member sites you choose should resemble your own websites topic or theme. In order to minimize the work to drive traffic to your website that will end in clicks to the members sites you should have your website optimized for your own topic and find members within that same theme. It is also recommended to look for your potential affiliates for the two tiered programs using this same method.
Member sites benefit from the programs through promoting their sites in the search engines with the increased number of backlinks they receive. The members also gain the extra traffic that is generated from your site and their sales profit can potential go up. Your only requirement is to place the banner or the link on your website that leads to the members website.