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Volume 6 coming at you live. We’re talking secret weapons and Matzah Tiramisu. Oh, and funny tweets are back! Hooray.
Today I’m tackling a question that comes up A LOT: sub-affiliates. Usually, this kind of stuff will be paid content, but since I got some specific Qs about it last week I thought I’d keep this issue open! :)
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Love me some Passover-inspired dishes! If you have leftover matzah, this is Matzah Tiramisu is one of my faves. Enjoy!
Affiliate ABZs: The Sub-affiliate Secret Weapon
Most of the time when we’re talking affiliate we’re referring to the ShareASales and Rakutens of the world. But there’s another piece of the puzzle that can absolutely supercharge what you’re trying to do: SUB-AFFILIATES.
Last week I outlined the undertaking of affiliate setup, and like I said then: it’s not rocket science. But it is time-consuming. Tracking affiliate commissions and performance is even more so. And this is where sub-affiliate networks come in. These networks are a pipeline between brands and audiences, providing key services to make it easier to monetize content and your affiliate marketing efforts. Skimlinks, Sovrn and rewardStyle are some of the popular sub-affiliates you might’ve heard of.
How Sub-affiliate Networks Work
When you work with a sub-affiliate network, the network acts as an affiliate on your behalf, connecting your brand with influencers, content creators and thousands of websites who will promote your brand and products to earn a commission.
Win for the influences/creators/sites: They don’t have to go through the hassle of signing up as an affiliate and can still earn commissions.
Win for the network: They get a piece of the sale.
Win for the brand: A whole new revenue stream that’s practically hands-off.
Why You Need to Start Using Sub-affiliates Immediately
Massive Growth: Sub-affiliate networks are a great way to scale your programs fast. You can go from a modest affiliate program to literally THOUSANDS of dollars in monthly revenue in a matter of months thanks to their reach.
Excellent Partners: Thanks to extra-wide nets and well-maintained publisher relationships, brands get access to a massive range of potential partners.
Traffic: If you’re looking for volume, sub-affiliates are a primary avenue
Passive Income: The beauty of sub-affiliate networks is that the network does most of the heavy lifting for you, allowing you to rake in your new revenue while you’re focused on more pressing work.
Sub-affiliates provide services that help you put your affiliate marketing on auto-pilot while still earning excellent revenue.
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