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Afiliate Marketing

Afiliate Marketing

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  • Curriculum

What is Affiliate Marketing

Affiliate marketing is one of the oldest forms of marketing wherein you refer someone to any online product and when that person buys the product based on your recommendation, you receive a commission. It is a type of performance-based marketing ,where a business rewards one or more affiliates for each visitor or customer brought by the affiliate’s own marketing efforts.

In CloutLearn you will learn how the affiliates show the ads for the businesses on their own website and get paid if the customers click on their ads and visit the website of the respective business. It is a way of encompassing a large part of internet space with a very little effort done.


Affiliate marketing is the process of spreading product creation and product marketing across different parties, where each party receives a share of the revenue according to their contribution. The first step is where the user visits the affiliates blog or social media sites, individuals arrive at a landing page, receives an e-mail, use their twitter page, use a PPC advertisement, sees a viral advertisement etc. The user then clicks on the link and is redirected to the merchant’s landing page or product. Using cookies the merchant and the affiliate workout how many people have clicked through.


  • More effective use of the advertising budget
  • Easy tracking of leads
  • Learning how to generate quality Sales Leads from your website!
  • Performance-based
  • Cost Effective
  • Rapidly Scale Traffic
  • What is affiliate marketing?
  • Process of affiliate marketing
  • Difference between affiliate marketing and referral marketing
  • Who are the major players in the process?
  • What is an intermediary and is it necessary?
  • Top affiliate networks
  • What are the different ways of doing affiliate marketing?
  • Steps in affiliate marketing
  • How do affiliates get paid? What are the different payment models?
  • How much can you earn as an affiliate marketer?
  • Successful affiliate websites
  • Is affiliate marketing illegal?