ClickBank is a privately held Internet retailer of both physical and digital products and was founded in 1998. The company has more than six-million clients worldwide which secured it in becoming one of the largest Internet retailer in North America. ClickBank is a subsidiary of Keynetics Inc., one of Idaho’s largest privately held technology companies.
ClickBank aims to serve as a connection between digital content creators (vendors), who then promote them to consumers. ClickBank’s technology aids in payments, tax calculations and a variety of customer service tasks. Through its Affiliate Network, ClickBank also assists in building visibility and revenue-generating opportunities for entrepreneurs. Wikipedia
*Privately owned company
*Founded 1998, Tim and Eileen Barber
*Headquarters Boise, Idaho, offices in Broomfield, Colorado
*Industry advertising & marketing
*Free to sign up as a Vender or Affiliate or both
*Training program ClickBank University
*Wide Variety of Categories to find targeted products for your niche as an affiliate.
*Clickbank’s Affiliate Network offers visibility and revenue opportunities for vendors. In addition you are provided a pathway to recruit affiliates to market your product.
As a vendor, one of the most beneficial things you can do for your business is finding good affiliate marketers to promote your product.
Check this out, I built an example affiliate site on the fly – I would like to note that this vendor is available on ClickBank as well as JVZOO. As a Vendor or Affiliate, there is no reason to limit your audience to one marketplace. In fact, signing up for multiple trusted companies is the best way to generate revenue.
When you refer a vendor who activates their account you earn 22% of their $49.95 activation charge. Additionally, you earn 5% of ClickBank’s typical markup of each sale that your recruited vendor makes for one year.
Here are the steps to get started using the ClickBank Referral Program:
Start promoting ClickBank on your site | Use the special Referral HopLink provided after signup to drive new vendors to the ClickBank signup page | When vendors register via your Referral HopLink, you earn a 22% commission on the activation charge paid when the vendor activates their account | Automatically earn 5% of ClickBank’s markup on every sale made by that vendor for a full year after their initial signup date.