Program - Getting Started
If you are new to affiliate marketing, or just want a refresher, here
are the steps you need to get set up quickly:
"Getting Started" Checklist
- Get your free Clickbank account.
If you are not yet registered with Clickbank then click here
and you will be taken to the Clickbank sign up form. Once you
reach the page, you will see text saying something like "No nickname?
Click HERE to sign up first. It's free!"
link once you are there to be taken to the Clickbank Signup Form
- Create your Clickbank referral/tracking
also called your "Hoplink." Once you have your Clickbank
nickname, you will create your Clickbank hoplink to this product.
Here is the format to promote this product:
So you will replace XXXXXX with your Clickbank nickname. For
example, if your nickname is (in lower-case) "abcd1234" then your
Hoplink for this product will be:
Be sure to test out this link otherwise you won't get proper credit for
the sale. Neither Clickbank nor any publisher on the
system can track affiliate/referral sales by any other means than a
Remember that Clickbank currenly gives you 60 days to have your visitor
purchase the product assuming that:
1) your visitor did not clear or disable the "cookies" on his or her
2) your visitor did not click someone else's Hoplink for this product
after he or she came through your referral link earlier. The
person to make the referral gets the sale, according to Clickbank's
Assuming everything goes smoothly, Clickbank credits your account and
will begin to pay you once you meet their payment guidelines
after the first 2 weeks. You will then get paid every 2 weeks
thereafter, assuming you have referred sufficent sales and at least
meet Clickbank's minimums as detailed on its payout guidelines.
- Read all of the affiliate-related pages
website. Affiliate marketing can be profitable, so long as
know what you are doing! Should you need support, be sure to
the affiliate program mailing list and keep in touch that way.