Like affiliate marketing, referral marketing is a great way to make money online.
While you have to sell something to get commission via affiliate marketing, you can make money without selling anything in referral marketing.
All you need to do is, refer people on a particular site. You will get a handsome revenue when they take some actions.
Previously I shared how to make money Bidvertiser referral program. In this post, I will be talking about Infolinks Referral Program.
Recently Infolinks launched publisher referral program that offers you to earn 10% of your referred publishers’ revenue.
What Is Infolinks?
If you hear about Infolinks for the first time, here are some information for you.
Infolinks is an online advertising company which was founded in 2007. It helps bloggers and website owners to monetize their sites and helps advertisers to reach the target audience.
The amazing thing about Infolinks is, you can use it with other advertising networks like Adsense to increase your revenue. Infolinks offer 5 different types of ad units – InFrame, InSearch, InTag, InScreen and InText.
How Infolinks Referral Program Works
It works like other advertising networks’ referral programs.
When someone joins on Infolinks based on your recommendation and start using Infolinks on his site, you will get 10% of his revenue for first 12 months.
For example, if someone referred by you makes $1000 in 12 months, you will get $100 without doing anything. The more you refer, the more you earn.
Now let’s see how exactly it works.
- Once you have signed up for Infolinks, you will get a unique referral link.
- You will be promoting Infolinks using your referral link.
- A visitor clicks on you referral link and decides to use Infolinks in his blog.
- Infolinks finds that the user is referred by you.
- You will get 10% of that person’s revenue for one year.
How to Join Infolinks Referral Program
If you have already an account on Infolinks, you don’t need to create another to join its referral program. Just login to your account and click on ‘Referral’ tab.
However, if you haven’t created an account yet, you need to create one. It’s very easy.
Just go to Infolinks.com and click on ‘join us’ from the upper right. You can create an account by connecting your Facebook account or with your Email.
Then they will review your website and approve within 24 hours.
Once you site has been approved by Infolinks, login to your account and click on ‘Referral’ tab. Copy your affiliate link from there and start promoting it.
You can see the number of referred publishers from the ‘Referral’ tab.
How to Refer Publishers to Infolinks
Once you have the Infolinks referral link, you need to promote it on different places to refer publishers.
The best place to promote your referral link is your blog. Here are some ways to promote Infolinks.
1. Write a Review Post
After using Infolinks for few months, you can share your experience with your readers. Just write a review post about Infolinks on your blog. Share what you like or dislike about Infolinks.
Even if you haven’t used Infolinks much on your blog, you can write an overview of Infolinks. Share how Infolinks works, how to get started with Infolinks, Infolinks products etc on that blog post.
Check this post: Infolinks: Best In-Text Advertising Program
2. Promote Infolinks on Relevant Blog Posts
A review post is not enough to generate a good amount of referrals, you need to mention Infolinks on other relevant blog posts.
Whenever you are writing about online advertising networks, you can mention about Infolinks. Here are examples of two posts where I mentioned about Infolinks.
- Top 10 High Paying Google Adsense Alternatives for Bloggers
- 5 Guaranteed Ways to Make Money Without Google Adsense
You might have already mentioned Infolinks on your old posts. If there is any, just edit the post and add your referral link.
3. Place Banners on Your Blog
Infolinks offers some engaging banners to their affiliates. You can find those banners under ‘Referral’ tab.
These banners are optimized for high conversion. And these are available for different sizes – 300×250, 728×90, 160×600, 320×50.
You can use these banners on your blog.
4. Share Referral Link on Social Media
The quickest way to get referrals is, promoting your referral link on social networking sites.
If you have some good amount of followers, you can expect some quick sign ups from there. You can also promote your link on Facebook group, Google+ group etc.
5. Be Creative
Above 4 ways might help you to generate some decent referrals.
But if you want to generate a greater number of referrals, you have to come up with some new strategies.
Be creative and try new strategies.
Over to You
So that’s all about the Infolinks Referral Program. I hope this post will help you to generate some extra revenue from Infolinks.
It’s always a good idea to diversify your income sources. So don’t miss this opportunity.
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