Affiliate marketing is one of the best ways to make money online. Here you promote/market affiliate products i.e sell products that you don’t own in return for a commission. There are different ways to make money online on your blogs .  Besides affiliate marketing, you can also offer advertising space on your site and get paid depending on the quality of your traffic. Listed below are some of the advertising affiliate programs that you can use to monetize your site:

Affiliate/Advertisement Networks

    •  This is a Pay Per Click network and one of The best Google Adsense alternative. You can make big money if you have most of your traffic from US and UK.
    • Maxbounty -One of the Best Affiliate networks, with many offers to choose from. No strict requirements, any publisher can join them.
    • Viglink

You have to be a publisher i.e. Have a blog/website to be eligible for registration for the above affiliate networks. If you don’t have a blog /website yet, simply sign up for one at IPAGE.

You can also read: Over 20 Sites offering opportunities to make money online

As an affiliate marketer, you can represent as many products or services as you wish. But as a beginner you can start with digital products, services and courses since they have a greater earning potential. This is because it is much less cheaper to produce them and easier to distribute. These may include:

  1. E-Books that are either self-hosted on Merchants website like AmazoniBooks etc.
  2. Mobile applications-some of the many apps that are available through the iTunes Affiliate Program
  3. Software-Downloadable programs, games, apps, plugins and cloud services
  4. Music Movies, TV shows.


  1. Designers like 99 DesignsZazzleDesignmodo
  2. Media or Creative Businesses: Media Content AdvantageMusic Radio creativeJohn Melley Voice Overs & Production
  3. Marketing services: Sprout SocialHootsuite.
  4. Masterminds and membership sites: Serious Bloggers OnlyFreelance Writer’s DenDigital Marketer
  5. Research and consulting services: QuestiaTouchstone Research StoreSnow Consulting
  6. Accounting, Finance, or legal advice as permitted by the law: GreatlandMotifInvestingFind Legal Forms
  7. Niche specialties-pop culture, travel, tourism, nightlife, crafts/artisans: Pet Care SupplieszChocolatSilvercar.


  1. Website Platforms: WixSquarespace
  2. Lead Generations services: Thrive themesLeadpages
  3. Email service providers: AweberConstant Contact
  4. Website services e.g. Ipage hosting, anti spam, security
  5. Media: WistiaVimeoTelestream, Various WordPress plugins
  6. Course platforms: Zippy CoursesRuzukuTeachable
  7. Virtual Assistant or customer service support: Zendesk Partners ProgramVA AffiliatesTempsASAP
  8. IT support, cloud-based storage, backup, security or other technical services based on monthly subscriptions


  1. Peaceful Parent
  2. My Garden School
  3. Suze Orman’s Personal Finance online courses


  1. Niche shopping: Product Review MomCompost ManiaPinch of Yum
  2. Tech of gadgets: EngadgetGizmodoCraziest Gadgets
  3. Cool stuff at affordable prices: This is why I’m broke