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09-03-2013, 03:45 AM
Are these affiliate sites are honest to the clients. Some are offcourse but many are fake.

09-03-2013, 05:33 AM
In my perspections, affliated sites are almost true only. But there some spam bots are there whose are fake one.

09-04-2013, 01:31 PM
You might be right, some of these affiliate sites are not as real as it seems to be but then again you can always do some background check to learn more about these sites.

For me, faking is a kind of spamming. So, when you start building affiliate sites then try to be honest. That'll not stop people from faking but it'll definitely raise the number of legit sites.

Being optimistic should be the way to look.

09-04-2013, 02:03 PM
Amazon has an affiliate program and they are not fake. :)

There are a lot of legitimate opportunities out there. Do your research before jumping in.

09-06-2013, 07:20 PM
I believe there is good and bad in everything. Just look into whatever program that interest you.

Max Greenflame
09-08-2013, 05:36 PM
Definitely most affiliates lie

09-08-2013, 05:40 PM
There are a TON of legitimate affiliate networks and websites/blogs. What are you looking for exactly.

The comment above is totally off base and NOT true.

09-10-2013, 11:32 AM
It has been my experience that the majority of affiliate programs are legitimate but you have to be careful that the products that you are selling are honest.

09-12-2013, 09:23 PM
There are a TON of legitimate affiliate networks and websites/blogs. What are you looking for exactly.

The comment above is totally off base and NOT true.

Too true!

And it's not very difficult to find the most ethical ones. Just look and see if they list a contact phone number. Then ring it.

09-13-2013, 04:05 AM
As per my experience many are fake and some are legit .so, find reviews and proceed its good .

09-13-2013, 05:15 AM
We can't be so sure that all those sites will be the same. My option is getting a review about a site before we spend on them is very important

09-13-2013, 08:56 AM
Has anyone heard of clickbank? Is this legit?

09-14-2013, 10:10 AM
Yes Clickbank is legit:)

09-17-2013, 02:29 PM
There are tons of quality real affiliate sites. These include Shareasale, Commission Junction, Clickbank,
Offershot, and Amazon ...and that is just a few.

09-18-2013, 08:06 PM
There are a TON of legitimate affiliate networks and websites/blogs. What are you looking for exactly.

The comment above is totally off base and NOT true.

I absolutely agree. I've been an IT/web consultant for over 13 years. There are many legitimate affiliate programs out there.

09-23-2013, 12:25 PM
I've been doing affiliate marketing for about 3 years. I've had good success with Amazon they are my favorite although their commissions are low. I have never run into an affiliate program that wasn't honest. I would stay away from click bank though.

Not because they are dishonest but because the stuff they sell is mostly digital stuff people can find online for free. Once the buyer realizes that, they do refunds and you lose your commission. Happens all the time. Start with amazon or CJ.

Sue McBay
09-23-2013, 08:27 PM
My marketing system pays affiliate income and they even place people on my team on a rotator basis. I don't market it, it just happens. :)
I have not found them to be a scam at all.
But I suppose scams are out there.
As always buyer beware!

09-24-2013, 06:35 AM
It really just depends, there are some PTC sites that are DEFINITE scams.
But then there are affiliate sites like Instant Rewards and ZNZ that are very real and pay really well if you can get the referrals in!!

09-26-2013, 11:24 AM
There are always going to be a few bad ones in the bunch but for the most part, they should be good. The best bet is to stick with Networks like Commission Junction, Click Bank, Linkshare. They are very reputable.

10-03-2013, 07:50 AM
places like clickbank have a great reputation and you can get some good affiliate links from there... just be diligent and keep your eyes open.

10-03-2013, 02:29 PM
Definitely check out reviews. Yes there are many ethical decent affiliate programs but you have to do some digging. Amazon is a good company.

~ Rosie ~
10-03-2013, 03:35 PM
I agree with Angie... There are MANY affiliates and affiliate networks that are on the up and up.

I am an affiliate for many companies and products, and I never promote anything I have not personally checked out myself. I'm extremely picky.

I also have a PLR Shoppe where I have affiliates and always pay on time and am completely honest with them.

I also like DigiResults and JVZoo, so you may check these networks out.

Hope to help. :)

- Carol Amato

10-06-2013, 03:27 PM
I think most affiliate sites are legit, but as with everything in life, you will always find the bad apples. Use your judgment and do some research.

10-06-2013, 04:58 PM
I am currently an affiliate with over 2500 online store ( mostly i don't have problem with ) but I can't say i never run in troubles with them.

I would always check their affiliate program review. It helps

10-16-2013, 02:31 AM
Some popular affliates are not fake like host gator, click bank, amazon, chitika etc.

You seem to be confused. None of those are affiliates. They are all suppliers or vendors.

An affiliate is a person who receives a commission for referring a buyer to a supplier or vendor and a sale takes place.

For more information see my previous post here:

10-23-2013, 08:38 PM
Please check your resources for affiliate programs. There are many very large corporations that will pay you a very nice income to market their products. I think if you learn step by step how to be an affiliate marketer you will be pleasantly surprised. Educate yourself and you won't be disappointed. Best of luck!:)

10-29-2013, 11:27 AM
The bigger networks are MORE honest. In all honest, most advertisers shave, but it's part and parcel of doing business.

11-06-2013, 12:15 PM
If you come to a affiliate program you're interested in joining just do your research first.

11-06-2013, 01:54 PM
True, but no amount of research will stop shaving. Not that research isn't important, obviously. I might lose a bet if I suggested every program did it, but it would be a bet I'd be willing to take for a few hundred bucks.

fxmagnet sense
11-11-2013, 11:03 PM
yes, most affiliate sites that I'm promoting are honest.. Better, you can sign up with websites like commission junction, they're a good affiliate network company and they will filter the companies you can work with, and they'll arrange the payout for you too.
If there's a company that doesn't pay the affiliates, they'll be banned by commission junction. This way, you can build a better business

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