Sign up for LinkShare

Signing up as a LinkShare publisher is quick, easy, and free! Just complete the info on this page and you’ll be able to start making money online in no time.

What is a LinkShare publisher?

Publisher is LinkShare’s term for an affiliate who is promoting other company’s (Advertisers) products and services in exchange for a commission.

Who’s eligible to become a publisher?

Anyone with a Web site, blog, or Internet presence can join LinkShare. You will also need to provide a valid mailing address (to receive payments) and tax information.

Does it cost anything to apply?

No, it is completely free to become a LinkShare publisher and there is no cost in joining any LinkShare advertiser program.

How do I generate revenue?

As a publisher, you will have access to links and banners that you can place on your Web site, blog, or in Emails. These links will drive traffic to advertisers’ Web sites. Advertisers will pay a commission for each purchase or qualifying action you generate for them. LinkShare acts as the trusted third-party that brings together both advertisers and publishers.

What makes LinkShare different from other affiliate networks?

There are many affiliate marketing networks to choose from and you want to spend your valuable time on the network that will generate the most commissions for your business. LinkShare maintains one of the most successful affiliate marketing networks in the world. Leading publishers and advertisers from almost every vertical have chosen LinkShare to help increase their online revenue. We stand apart from other affiliate marketing networks in terms of experience, technology, and network quality and integrity.

LinkShare has signed on hundreds of advertisers including some of the most prestigious and well-known brands in the world such as Wal-Mart, Macy’s, Clinique, OfficeDepot, and Apple iTunes.

LinkShare recently introduced a completely redesigned user interface for its Publishers: the LinkShare Publisher Dashboard, which is a simple, elegant design allows you to easily find and join advertiser programs and then locate the best links for your Web site. Plus, you can see how your commissions are stacking up at any given moment in time with our easy-to-understand and advanced reporting capabilities.

LinkShare offers many innovative link technologies that help you keep your advertiser links fresh and up-to-date including Merchandiser Product Feeds; Dynamic Rich Media (DRM); Flex Links for video, widgets, and Flash content; and Mobile Links for those publishers on the cutting edge of the next e-commerce trend.

Comment (4)

  • ppc marketing| December 11, 2010

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  • assisted living| December 11, 2010

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  • Aisha Dickirson| December 12, 2010

    I have heard that Clickbank make it very unlikely to receive a commission by pressuring you to re-sell plenty of various digital products via completely different charge cards as well as Paypal. I want to choose Clickbank but I’m concerned with this situation. Is it true?

    • eRich Online| December 17, 2010

      Aisha, it sounds like it. According to Clickbank’s Customer Distribution Requirements:

      “In compliance with US law, ClickBank will withhold payment of any account balance until the following criteria is met:
      * Sales made with 5 or more different credit card numbers and
      * Sales made with two different payment methods (either Visa, MasterCard, or PayPal). Note: PayPal purchases do not count toward the minimum 5 different credit card numbers.”