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I need to sell a few products in a few affiliate networks. Which one should I choose.

Discussion in 'Affiliate Programs' started by toyo, Feb 21, 2009.

  1. toyo

    toyo BANNED BANNED

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    I am selling bags, and shoes, all authentic products for a fraction of the original price.

    I am willing to give affiliates 20-25% commission for each sale and I convert 200:1 on adwords.

    Which affiliate network should I go for? Suggestions please.
     
  2. BlackBeret

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    I tried to get a product on Hydra, Market Leverage and Rocket Profit. The item retailed for $20 with 6.95 S&H for $27 total.

    They wanted 50% of the total sale for the affiliate ($13.50) plus they wanted 20% of the affiliate commission for their fee ($2.70).

    $27 total sale
    - $13.50 Affiliate
    - $2.70 Network Fee
    - $1.08 PayPal Fee
    - $5.20 Actual Shipping Cost to me

    = $4.52 Left to pay for the product and make my profit.


    My actual cost was more than that, so I never listed my product. I also didn't think my item had a lot of back-end sales.

    Your item might be completely different and have more profit built in.
     
  3. toyo

    toyo BANNED BANNED

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    does the fees differ by product prices?

    My products are mostly a few hundred dollars
     
  4. BlackBeret

    BlackBeret Regular Member

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    I haven't seen stuff priced that high on the few CPA networks I used.

    You might try Commission Junction or Share A Sale for that price range. I think I read CJ requires you to maintain $50K a month in sales, but you should probably check it yourself. I've thought of applying to SAS but haven't gotten around to it yet.
     
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    You're probably not going to get approved by any, but your best bet is shareasale.
     
  6. BlackBeret

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    You could also run an in house affiliate program. You can probably find the software here. I looked at idevaffili@te and it seemed the best. I think there was a thread recently about affiliate software if you do a search.

    Finding your own affiliates though is a pain in the ass.
     
  7. speakeasy602

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    Most big CPA networks require you to pay huge sums of cash upfront to ensure you're not going to dick over their affiliates ($40-50k in some cases). Clickbank and Shareasale will take just about anything, go through them.