Paid vs. Free Affiliate Program Software


Paid vs. Free Affiliate Program Software

Affiliate Program Software: If you have created a product, one of the most effective ways to distribute it is through an affiliate program. There are several programs available depending on the type of product you are creating. Commission Junction and Clickbank are the main two affiliate networks. These networks offer services, such as handling returns and paying commissions to affiliates; however, they add another step between you and your affiliates. Of course, you pay for that service on a flat fee plus a per-sale basis. If you desire to have more control and less cost, perhaps you should look at either paid or free affiliate-program software solution.

If you decide to use software, one option is to pay someone to develop an affiliate program for you. You can outsource the project through places like Rent A Coder; you can even use Rent A Coder to get someone to help you setup your program on an existing service, if you are not technically oriented. Perhaps a better approach to keep from reinventing the process is to use existing affiliate-program software that you can use for your project. Several of those are also available.

One the other hand, free affiliate-program software typically has built-in limitation, such as only being able to manage a certain number of affiliates. That number can be very small, perhaps ten affiliates. It may be good for testing, but not recommended for creating a business. One advantage they may have is that you can upgrade to a paid subscription and not lose your first ten affiliates. The disadvantage is that you then become locked into a recurring monthly payment plan that often continues to increase as you go beyond certain number of tracking requests.

Many of the more established internet marketers use a combination of two methods: For a main product release they use Clickbank, for smaller products they use affiliate-program software. If you are just starting out creating products, the free affiliate-program software may be the best solution. An initial investment would release you from future obligations.

One of the best affiliate program software I've seen is Sid Hale's Rapid Action Profits. It has sales letters that you can modify to fit your needs.



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