An Introduction to Pay Per Click (PPC) - 2012 Edition
You have a PPC account. Check.
You have a niche. Check.
You know how to research and find keywords. Check.
Affiliate Networks and Affiliate Programs
You will need to create an account with these networks or
independent affiliate programs in order to receive your "affiliate
links". These are the links that will track your sales .
The great part about being an affiliate marketer is that you do not have to handle any transactions, shipping, support, or administration. You drive the traffic and sales to their sites, they take care of the rest.
Clickbank is not the only advertising network out there. There are 10,000s of affiliate programs available, and all you need to do is sign-up with a network, or an independent affiliate program to be able to get started promoting products. Signing up with these companies will provide you with unique links that you can use to advertise.
Some of the top Pay-Per-Sale affiliate networks are:
Here is what an example search would look like if you were looking for an affiliate program within the "guitar" niche.
Guitar Affiliate Program
The first page of the "natural" (pages down the middle) contain many different guitar affiliate programs that you can join. Some are independent program, and some are within affiliate networks. This is an easy way to find any affiliate program...even within some of the most obscure niches.