Quality Affiliate Programs, Anyone?

Written by Dom Vonarburg

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6) Recurring Commission

Takingrepparttar referral duration a step further, some affiliate programs will even remember you not only forrepparttar 102564 first product you sold to a given visitor, but also for every product they will buy from them inrepparttar 102565 future, including upgrades, etc. This aspect is especially attractive for affiliate programs that sell services with a subscription model. For example with a monthly subscription-based service you earnrepparttar 102566 commission each month. This can quickly add up over time.

7) The Statistics

Most affiliate programs will give you reports on your sales activity. Some will send you a monthly report, others will give you a URL to view your statistics in real-time at any time. I much preferrepparttar 102567 latter. Real-time statistics allow you to see early on howrepparttar 102568 affiliate program is performing on your site. They also allow you to tweak your promotion (e.g. use different promotion material) on a daily basis and getrepparttar 102569 most out ofrepparttar 102570 program. Personally, I am always suspicious of affiliate programs that don't provide any real-time stats.

8) The Payments

Last but not least, you want to make surerepparttar 102571 payments are made often enough, preferably once a month. Some affiliate programs will only pay you every 3 or 6 months.

There you go. I suggest you print or save this article somewhere. Next time you are thinking of joining an affiliate program, take a moment to evaluate its quality by going through these 8 criteria. If it passesrepparttar 102572 test, then you probably have a winner. Otherwise don't waste your time, move on to a better program.

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10 Ways To Skyrocket Your Affiliate Sales!

Written by Larry Dotson

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6. Advertiserepparttar product you're reselling in your signature file. Use an attention getting headline and a good reason for them to visit your affiliate site. Make sure your sig file doesn't go over 5 lines.

7. Join a web ring. It should attractrepparttar 102563 same type of people that would be interested in buyingrepparttar 102564 product you're reselling. You could also trade links on your own with other related web sites.

8. Participate on web discussion boards. Post your comments, answer other people's questions, and ask your own questions. Include your affiliate text link under each message you post.

9. Create a free ezine. Use your ezine to advertiserepparttar 102565 affiliate programs you've joined. Submit your ezine to online ezine directories and promote it on your web site.

10. Start a private web site. Use it as a free bonus if people buyrepparttar 102566 product you resell. You could also allow people to join for free and you could advertiserepparttar 102567 affiliate program you've joined.

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