Each program has something useful to offer so finding what is right for you can be a daunting task. For new affiliates they may not understand exactly what each offer is so below is a recourse in what to expect with each specific program. The terms and ratios may vary from one company to another so always read the fine print or ask questions when you are unsure.
A pay per lead offer is typically when an affiliate marketing program chooses to pay their affiliates flat rate based on conversions of leads. Some companies will choose to pay a flat rate at all times regardless of how many sales that you send while others require that you meet a certain pay to sale ratio in order to use this program. Some companies offer different pay per lead levels based on the volume that you are able to deliver. Typically this is a good option for those who are looking to make some fast cash upfront. If you are looking to make money through pay per lead then check out our page to find what the best options available are.
A pay per sale is when an affiliate marketing company pays their affiliates a flat rate based on conversion of sales. Each company is different so to ensure that you are getting the most money for your sales read over the terms of services and ask questions when you are unsure. Some companies choose to pay only one rate while others offer different payout amounts based on the volume of sales that you are able to push through. This is a great option for those who are able to push traffic that converts well. If you are looking for new pay per sale options check out our PPS page to find out what companies are offering the top payouts.
For affiliates who are looking for long term income should consider using the revenue sharing option that many affiliate programs offer. This allows you to earn a percentage of all sales and rebills that take place during the course of that member using their services or products. Each company offers something different with some going as far as offering an initial signup bonus and then continues to earn while others only offer a percentage of completed sales. Revenue sharing varies from one affiliate to another so check out our rev share page for the best options available.