n part 1 we had discussed some options for setting up your own associate program. Now, in part II we'll look at what you need to do to get word out to those who may be interested in signing up as an affiliate in your new venture.
The best place to start is to list your program with directories that exist for just this purpose. If you do some research you'll find many "associate directories" to list with. Since these directories are usually first stop people make when looking for an affiliate program to join, getting listed with as many of them as possible will work to your advantage and make it easier for them find you and what you have to offer.
Here are some of best directories that you can list your program's details with absolutely free.
1) Associate Programs http://www.AssociatePrograms.com/
You must first drill down to proper category to make your free submission. Make sure you fill in as much detail as possible and make it good as over half of submissions are rejected. This site is gospel for associate programs so you really want to get listed her.
The most comprehensive affiliate directory online. You'll get some great exposure by listing your program here- absolutely free.
3) Affiliate Channel http://www.AffiliateChannel.com
Fill in short form and you're good to go. All submissions are reviewed by a live human so make it good.
4) Affiliates Directory http://www.AffiliatesDirectory.com
Billing itself as "The Net's Largest Affiliate Program Directory". Free listing as long as your program has a website and is not MLM.
5) Affiliate Find http://www.AffiliateFind.com
Fill in short form to have your site listed in a flash.
6) Associate-It http://www.Associate-It.com
Free to get listed but they do ask you to follow guidelines when submitting and for a link back to their site.