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Here are a some places that will get your creative juices going. One of biggest managers in affiliate programs is Commission Junction, you can find them at www.cj.com, you will find hundreds of partnering opportunities from brand names you know and trust. Another great resource to checkout is www.clickbank.com, known as Clickbank, they specialize in electronic books and software with thousands of titles to choose from. Also many companies, such as Wal-mart manage their own affiliate program which means you can partner up directly from their site. It's great fun and can be highly profitable to look for words "affiliate program" on a web page. Commission Junction is a smorgasboard of school fundraiser ideas you should definitely check out.
How much can your school earn? Earnings vary widely with commission ranging from 2% to 75%. Some pay flat fees, for example some satellite companies pay up to $100 for giving away free installations of their system. Wow! Print some flyers give away free satellite and your school receives $100 for each installation--very easy school fundraiser!
Now a word to wise is play it safe. Stick with companies you know. You will have better success at raising funds with well known and respected companies and you won't have to worry about your funds reaching your school.
So secret to school fundraisers is out. Find a great partner, let folks know they can get great products and services they were going to purchase anyway, and help a school at same time.
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Article by Travis Sago a veteran fundraiser for several non-profits including The Special Olympics, Battered Women's Shelter and Arkansas Fraternal Order of Police. Contact Info. email@example.com