I’ll also address three important affiliate segments: niche promoters, mega influencers, and Amazon Associates.

My primary focus for the last 12 years has been on the cost-per-sale side of the industry.

The affiliates I work with are bloggers, influencers, reviewers, data feed users, couponers, and general sites that rank well in search engines with evergreen content.

Cost-per-sale merchants are small and large online retailers with multiple channels at their disposal.

Some want to make money immediately and others that would be happy with passive income each month.

Industry veteran Ian Fernando talks about days when he would spend $8,000 on paid search ads to make $9,500.

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