Commission Junction is an online advertising company. It is owned by ValueClick. It operates in the affiliate marketing business. It is the largest affiliate network in North America. It enriches almost 62% of the top 500 affiliate marketing programs of world retailers. It operates worldwide. Commission Junction is also active in promoting search marketing business and related media services. Commission Junction has more than 1500 customers which include Overstock.com, Buy.com, Dell, Zappos, Home Depot, and Yahoo.
The primary requirement from a person aspiring to monetize through Commission Junction is to have a blog. You have to register a free account with the Commission Junction website. There is a galaxy of program to choose from. You select one that you want to promote on your blog. You apply for the program of your choice. If your site is popular and populated with followers then there is a good chance that you will be given your selected choice, otherwise you would be asked to give another choice.
After that, you have to show some haste in asking the code of the ads that you want for your blog from Commission Junction. Subsequently, you would host it on the blog. If you have many ads and there is lack of high visibility in your blog then you may like to rotate the ads. Such rotation in itself glamorizes your blog and contracts prospective buyers.
As in any other business, here also, you must have certain qualities that would boost your marketing and monetizing. The foremost is that your blog should have worthy content. If the contents are related to advertisement that you are hosting then the prospect becomes brighter. You must also be trustworthy. For this, your blog should be active and updated all the time with current postings. This can be accomplished by adding a newsletter to your blog. A comic corner is always appreciated in a blog. One liner advices or home remedy tips have also been seen to capture and keep visitors for a longer time with the blog. You should also offer some value to your visitors in the form of gift vouchers or elevation as premier visitors. Some blogs offer answers to frequently asked questions related to the content of the blog. This helps in educating visitors and is a great help them in solving their doubts.
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