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Site Wide Widget Banner Affiliate Link?

Discussion in 'White Hat SEO' started by lolseo, Feb 12, 2015.

  1. lolseo

    lolseo Power Member

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    Hi guys,

    Just a quick question in regards to thoughts on having a site wide banner in my side widget, that acts as an affiliate link.

    Example scenario

    Blog is about Dog Grooming Product Reviews
    Lets say i use retailers as part of my affiliate programme. The main retailer i link to is "Dog Grooming 4 u"

    In my widget, i have a graphic promoting 10% off all products when you use "mycode"

    Clicking this image links to the retailer (via affiliate link)

    Any negatives about doing this?
     
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  2. JasonS

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    Use link shortening plugin or manually use link redirection javascript code to hide the affiliate link. As, Google doesn't like affiliates.
     
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  3. lolseo

    lolseo Power Member

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    I use prettylink
     
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  4. lolseo

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    Any other ideas?
     
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  6. cottonwolf

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    I'm posting in this thread, because I consider my question to be relevant. I've tried putting some sidebar ad widgets on some of my sites. I've got adblocker and if I don't unblock my site, the ads remain invisible. Any way to circumvent the disapperance of these ads? The ads contain a 307 redirect link of the affiliate with prettylink, like site.com/monkeygeneratorforme . I've seen other blogs with sidebar banners that are not blocked by adblocker.
     
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    I use the same thing as you do.

    Conversion is very small.
    Perhaps 1000 targeted traffic your blog, will convert 1 sales.

    You can add email subscribe.

    And placing banners at strategic places.
    As the header
     
  8. Arshads5678

    Arshads5678 Newbie

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    If you are going to have it sitewide then create a php redirect so the link appears to be internal.