CJ Affiliate (formerly known as Commission Junction) is an online
advertising company owned by Alliance Data, one of the top affiliate systems in
the affiliate marketing industry, which operates worldwide. Their corporate
headquarters is in Santa Barbara, California, and they have offices that spread
through locations like Atlanta, GA, Chicago, IL, New York, NY San Francisco, CA
Westlake Village, CA and Westborough, MA in the USA and in the UK, Germany,
France, Spain, Sweden and South Africa.
The following steps towards owning an account with Cj and making commissions
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To get started go to www.signup.cj.com , you would see the page as displayed
below, then fill in your correct and original information. Click the captcha box to
verify you aren’t a robot and then hit the Next button.
After filling the details asked in the first page, you would be taken to another page
where you would be required to confirm your email address, that which was
Once you have confirmed your account, you will be taken to another form called
“Publisher Sign Up Form”, where you fill in more details about your Publisher
Now you get to enter the useful information! Here you must put in details about
your website. If you have more than one website, just enter the details of your
best or most prominent website – you can add information about the other’s
later. Now, fill out your own details. Always make sure all entered details are
within your reach and are original.
Once you’ve filled out all this information, click ‘Accept Terms’. You must read
through CJ Affiliate’s Publisher Service Agreement. also you have to agree with
Also be aware that you must be over 18 to sign up for CJ, and authorized to act on
behalf of a company if you are signing up as a company. Then proceed to the next
You will be redirected to the log in page after accepting the terms. Fill in your log
in details and then sign in/log in
After logging in there’s still some job to do. CJ requires you fill in your tax
information depending on whether you’re inside or outside the US, in order to fill
it out go to your account settings, click on administrative settings and then ‘edit’
your tax information. ensure you read the forms carefully to make sure you have
the right one.
With that you have your CJ account fully set up. Now I’ll give you some tips in
order to thrive on CJ affiliate network.
TIPS FOR CJ AFFILIATES
Searching For An Affiliate Program
Right, let’s find some products! To look at your advertiser options we need to go
to the ‘Advertisers’ tab. This will put you in the General Categories sub tab – from
here you can find advertisers in the niche you’re specified in.
Search By Affiliate Category
One of the easier ways to search for affiliate programs is to search by a specific
category. Since by this point you will have already decided what niche your
website will be targeting, you should have a few categories in mind on what you
are writing about.
To search by category, click the Category dropdown under the search box. Here
you’ll see all of the different categories of affiliate programs within CJ. Simply
select as many categories as you like and then hit the search button again.
Also giving you a tip on Some of CJ’s highest paying affiliate programs, they
include the following
There are literally hundreds of affiliate programs that you can search for – just
keep looking for the right one for you.
The next is then applying for the affiliate program once you’ve gotten the one
that best suites you.
How To Apply For Programs
Once you’ve found an affiliate program that you’re interested in, the next step is
simple – click the “Join Program” button next to it. You’ll then be prompted with
a pop-up box to accept the affiliate programs terms tick it.
That’s how simple it is to apply for each program. After it’s submitted, the
company will review your application and determine if you are a match or not.
You will notice sometimes that you are automatically rejected upon clicking the
join program button. This will be because the affiliate program has certain terms
that your profile do not match including the traffic size, income amount, or
category. If this is the case and but you feel you are still a good fit, you can find
the contact information for the affiliate by clicking on the “More Info” tab under
the affiliate program and you’ll find either an email, website, or phone number to
call. See screenshot below.
How To Find Your Links?
After you’ve been affirmed you’re prepared to begin raking commissions!
To begin utilizing the affiliate program, you’ll have to initially investigate the
majority of the distinctive affiliate links that the program has accessible. Each
program is extraordinary, so you’ll need to take a gander at what’s accessible and
if there isn’t something there are additionally choices to make a content for
Here is a case of the TripAdvisor partner program on CJ and a comprehension of
what every one of their link types are:
• Advanced Link Types: Most organizations don’t supply Advanced
connection types as they are increasingly intricate to make on the advertiser’s
• Banner Images: Banners may appear like advanced links above, be that as it
may, a banner is only a picture that you cannot type or inquiry in. Flags take into
account you to add a realistic commercial to your page of an organization’s items,
administrations, and deals.
• Text Links: The content connections are basically site URLs that take you to
various territories of the organization’s site. This could be for a particular kind of
item, to a markdown page, and so forth. You will ordinarily utilize this to hyperlink
content or to post on your web based life webpage.
These are a few tips, you can contact us for more or ask questions. Thanks.