Pros and Cons of Third Party Online Affiliate Networks

Written by Veronica Dubak

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The Bad

Because as a publisher you’re utilizing a service, advertisers who also offer a direct affiliate partnership will typically offer a lower commission for publishers who choose to partner with them through a third party network. This is because it costs advertisers money to userepparttar services of a third party. Also, without naming names, some affiliate networks have been known for not tracking sales and leads properly as honestly as they could be (which means money from your pocket). Payment thresholds can often be fairly high – a $50 US minimum is common for international publishers. Finally, a payment delay of two months or more fromrepparttar 139421 date of a sale/lead generation can occur, asrepparttar 139422 third-party affiliate network waits untilrepparttar 139423 advertiser pays them, before they pay you (the publisher).


In many (if not most cases), having both options of partnering directly with an advertiser or through an affiliate network is not a choice – it’s usually one orrepparttar 139424 other. If an advertiser you like only offers their affiliate program through a third party, you’re limited torepparttar 139425 advertiser network they’ve partnered with, or not partnering at all. Affiliate networks are not bad programs to use, just keep in mindrepparttar 139426 issues outlined above, and you’ll be making money in no time!

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Commission Junction, the Perfect Affiliate Resource for Niche Markets

Written by Fred Farah

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Thus having ten mini-sites of strong high demand every day products getting 10% commission has a higher long range residual profitability margin than having one site with a 50% commission for each product sold.

Another advantage to having all of your affiliate programs in one place is that your earnings are combined. What this means is that, no matter how many companies you're affiliated with on Commission Junction, each company submits your daily earnings to Commission Junction who, in turn, cuts your check and sends it off to you.

This means less work keeping track of your income, less waiting for accumulated commission checks totalingrepparttar usual $100 minimum, and less paperwork come tax time.

Now this may not seem like a big deal to someone who's happy selling one or two products, but if you consider that some niche marketers have well over 100 niche sites, keeping track of everything on a per product basis could get quite overwhelming.

So using a company like Commission Junction has its definite advantages forrepparttar 139328 niche marketer. Through them you can sell anything from soup to nuts, monitor all of your niche products in one place, and never worry about keeping track ofrepparttar 139329 earnings each niche brings you.

Commission Junction takes care of all that for you. You can find out how much you've earned over all, what earnings you've received from individual affiliate programs, and be assured that your check will reach you in a timely manner.

They also supervise and take care of problems with their sponsored companies, so you never have to worry about a program you belong to going "belly up" while you're aggressively promoting their product.

Yes there are plenty of reasons to join Commission Junction if you're serious about niche marketing. Just take a look at allrepparttar 139330 companies they sponsor and ponder over allrepparttar 139331 worry free possible niches you could create through them.

The sky'srepparttar 139332 limit!

Fred Farah copyright 2005

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