In the case of cost per mille/click, the publisher is not concerned about whether a visitor is a member of the audience that the advertiser tries to attract and is able to convert, because at this point the publisher has already earned his commission. This leaves the greater, and, in case of cost per mille, the full risk and loss (if the visitor cannot be converted) to the advertiser.
By quite a large margin Amazon has the largest affiliate marketing program out there, with products from more than 1.5 million sellers. Amazon has the most easy-to-use technology of all the affiliate programs I will be reviewing today. Beginners to affiliate marketing with even the most limited technical expertise will have no problems in getting up and running with the Amazon associates program, while more experienced marketers can create custom tools and websites with the APIs and advanced implementations available to them. The great thing about Amazon is that anything from kids toys to laptops can generate sales if they are purchased through any Amazon affiliate link.
En France, il existe deux sites pour cela: Foule Factory (mais qui n’accepte plus les nouvelles inscriptions, victime de son succès) et Clickworker. Foule Factory annonce des gains possibles de 15 € par heure, mais j’ai un peu de mal à y croire 😉 Quant à Clickworker, ils proposent une app IPhone, pratique pour faire quelques tâches lorsque vous attendez dans la queue à la boulangerie.
LinkConnector imposes a very rigorous and lengthy screening process, so you’ll need to prove that you have a high-quality website and established audience before being accepted. Despite its somewhat schizophrenic approach, LinkConnector does have some very happy long-term affiliates. And their “naked links” allow for direct connection to the merchant website without having to be rerouted via LinkConnector, which will give your website an SEO boost.
In February 2000, Amazon announced that it had been granted a patent on components of an affiliate program. The patent application was submitted in June 1997, which predates most affiliate programs, but not PC Flowers & Gifts.com (October 1994), AutoWeb.com (October 1995), Kbkids.com/BrainPlay.com (January 1996), EPage (April 1996), and several others.
Because 2Checkout exclusively sells software and digital products, it is best suited for established influencers whose target audience is interested in buying products in this niche. But while you won’t find any physical products for sale, 2Checkout is probably the market leader in selling software of every type, including very specific use case items (like software that can convert Microsoft Word documents to PDF, for instance).
LinkConnector.com est une entreprise qui a été lancée en 2004. LinkConnector utilise la technologie Naked Link, brevetée par l’entreprise elle-même. Le principe derrière cette technologie est que lorsqu’un consommateur voit le lien de la publicité, il constate que c’est un lien direct à l’annonceur (marchand) et non un lien à LinkConnector (qui redirige ensuite vers le site internet de l’annonceur).
Hi Jamie, awesome content that is very helpful esp with the resources, links and the rich discussions. Want to start e-commerce and blog for money…selling others products, want to go full on with this, tired of the daily routine crunch working for others. I live in a developing country (PNG) that has high internet costs (work still in progress with getting rates down…) so will see how I go with your posts. Any advise? Don’t have a website yet, have to build one I guess….
Affiliate marketing has grown quickly since its inception. The e-commerce website, viewed as a marketing toy in the early days of the Internet, became an integrated part of the overall business plan and in some cases grew to a bigger business than the existing offline business. According to one report, the total sales amount generated through affiliate networks in 2006 was £2.16 billion in the United Kingdom alone. The estimates were £1.35 billion in sales in 2005. MarketingSherpa's research team estimated that, in 2006, affiliates worldwide earned US$6.5 billion in bounty and commissions from a variety of sources in retail, personal finance, gaming and gambling, travel, telecom, education, publishing, and forms of lead generation other than contextual advertising programs.
Another one of the highest paying and most popular dating affiliate programs is eHarmony, which is based on the actual earnings that can be made from each referred sale. Up to $188 can be made from a single sale. In general, the members at eHarmony are typically looking to find serious long term relationships, so many of them are willing to pay extra to find similar people.
NetAffiliation.com a été créé en 2004 à Paris. La majorité des membres du réseau sont de l’Europe et de l’Amérique latine. Pour les nouveaux annonceurs, les frais de démarrage sont de 300 €. Pour chaque produit vendu, NetAffiliation se prend une commission d’environ 25-29%. Le réseau NetAffiliation comprend plus de 1000 différents programmes et plus de 55000 éditeurs actifs. NetAffiliation est un réseau très occupé: 3 milliards de clics pour 47 milliards d’affichages par mois.
Aujourd’hui, les biens les plus vendus à l’aide des plateformes d’affiliations sont les produits électroniques (logiciels, livrels, etc) et les livres, mais je crois que dans le futur, nous verrons de plus en plus de publicités pour des produits physiques (exemple: un vélo, un ordinateur, des outils, etc). Je dirais même que les lecteurs d’un blogue sur la course à pied auraient un avantage à être exposé à des pubs de chaussures et de vêtements sport, plutôt qu’à une annonce du ebook : “Comment faire de l’argent sur internet”.