a very provocative topic. Who decides what the top affiliate
program is without being biased? I will list my top affiliate
programs, but let me first explain how I came up with the
To be considered
a top affiliate program this program first needs to proof
itself. This means that the best commission plan doesn't
mean a thing if the product doesn't sell. The same thing
is true if there's to much competition.
Here is my criteria list:
are on top of my list. (Residual Income)
Make sure that
the program is not
"over" advertised. (Stone Evan's
sites are great for beginners, but you do the
math how many people are advertising the same
affiliate programs with the same products.)
products that you would
buy as well. (If you wouldn't who
else would buy it?)
the product is secondary.
(For some strange reasons more expensive products
tent to sell better than the cheap ones.)
letters, emails and ads are great, but make
sure that you make
some minor modification
to set yourself apart from the crowed. (Just
imagine how you react if you get the same email
with the same message over and over again from
all this stuff you might ask why in the world should I join
an affiliate program? Well, if you don't have your own product
to sell or your product isn't quite ready for distribution.
Affiliate programs are your only choice to make any money
on the internet.
me wrong I like affiliate programs. I just don't like to
be a 100% copycat and this requires a bunch of work to make
it unique. I made my share of mistakes and I know how it
feels when you put all your effort into a ad campaign and
nothing happens. Not even one single sale.
Yes it is
a numbers game, but also can make the numbers a little bit
more in your favor. Just enough to step out of the crowed
and attract the customers you want. I can't stress it enough.
In case you already red a lot of my material. I'm always
referencing Ken Evoy. Why? He wrote the book about successful
marketing. He also runs one of the most successful
web hosting services that really supports the affiliate
program model the best.
my top 6 list of affiliate programs
This is the official affiliate program of the
Power Blog and Peter Dobler's
Internet Marketing Tools. 60%
commission on every sale. The tools are unique and the
feedback is overwhelmingly positive. Free to join.
This is the mother of all affiliate programs. For the past 10 years Stone Evans has produced and then produced some more.
Jim Daniels owns and operates online businesses
since the mid 1990. In internet terms, he started in
the stone age of online marketing. His new book 'The
New Age Work at Home Plan' sets new standards in how
you should think about your home business. To signup
with Jim's affiliate program you simply download this
free report. Then you will have access to his affiliate
program, which is very well organized.
Software Gold Club
The Software Gold Club is a premier membership site
that overdelivers each and every month. Referring new
members pays a residual income of $20 every month. Most
people sign up for this membership site to get some
of the most unique and robust tools available.
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Directory of Ezines
Charlie Page runs this programs now for years with
increasing success. If you're in the business of
internet marketing, ezine marketing is your
livelihood and Charlie delivers exactly what you're