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6. It's preferable if vendor site does not obviously advertise for recruitment of more affiliates. An affiliate link is fine as long as it is low key.
7. The best affiliate programs will attempt to secure email address of your referrals. Some prospects need to see a sales message at least seven times before they will buy. Make sure you still get credit for sales made during follow up.
8. The vendor should provide testimonials. Testimonials create confidence and trust leading your prospects to make a purchase.
9. You will recognize a profitable affiliate program because at least one in fifty clicks creates a sell. Constantly monitor your expense versus profit for each set of keywords.
10. Track your keywords and delete any that do not get clicked on after two hundred impressions. The higher your click through rate, higher position you receive in relation to your competitors.
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