In simple terms, affiliate marketing is the promotion of products and/or services to earn commissions through an affiliate program.
An affiliate program is a program that facilitates the relationship between online merchants and their affiliates — allowing the affiliate to promote that company's products or services for a commission.
Affiliate programs may also be referred to as:
- Associate Programs
- Referral Programs
- Bounty Programs
- Partner Programs
- Revenue Sharing Programs
The merchant provides the affiliate with a link to their site or a specific product that credits the affiliate with the sale or lead when one is successfully concluded.
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