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10 Alternative Affiliate Networks to Clickbank

10 Alternative Affiliate Networks to Clickbank

If you've listened to much of my training, when it comes to showing you how to find affiliate products to promote quite often I personally refer to the Clickbank Marketplace. The reason I do this is because Clickbank approves virtually everyone (unless you are from Nigeria or some other country outside their approval zones), and they have an amazing selection of products to promote with high commissions.

The other reasons are because most of the money that I make comes from Clickbank and also because they are extremely reliable with their on time payments, and I've built up a good relationship with them over the years.

However, in this blog post I want to share with you a list of other alternatives for you to consider as I don't want my own bias to prevent you from seeing that there is a whole world of affiliate offers to promote outside of Clickbank.

I think joining all 10 of these will be overkill, but billions of dollars in transactions are being made every year through these other networks, and many have fantastic offers that are not available at ClickBank.

I have several affiliate millionaire friends who earn the majority of their income outside of Clickbank, and you may find some of these affiliate marketing platforms very useful to join.

In no particular order, here they are:

1. Rakuten LinkShare

Rakuten LinkShare offers affiliate programs from big brands, but you have to apply to promote them and it’s not always easy to get accepted. Best for those with some experience already. 

Rakuten LinkShare Marketing Rakuten LinkShare has a lot of physical products to promote, including some big-brands. It's not the fastest to sign-up to, or the simplest to navigate, but there's a lot of helpful guidance as you go. 

You have to sign-up with each individual advertiser before you can promote their products. This draws out the process, but also demonstrates that higher-quality is important here.

You can find more information comparing Rakuten LinkShare and Clickbank here

2. CJ Affiliate by Conversant

CJ Affiliate by Conversant is easy to use and full of useful stats. There’s a large variety of product types to promote. 

CJ Affiliate by ConversantCJ Affiliate is like Rakuten Linkshare in that you have to apply to individual advertisers, which takes more time than the instant acceptance of many other networks (such as ClickBank). 

However, it’s usually not too difficult to get accepted by most advertisers here; you just have to be a legitimate marketer with ethical practices. 

It’s easy to filter the products here by category, serviceable area, language, currency etc... This makes it very convenient for you to find the best products to promote quickly and painlessly.

CJ Affiliate has a very large variety of products to promote. If you’d like to know exactly how to use CJ Affiliate by Conversant, check out the guide in our free lessons here.

Learn more about how CJ Affiliate compares to ClickBank here.

3. ShareASale

ShareASale is another well-known affiliate network with a lot of product options.

ShareASaleIt’s simple and easy to sign up for ShareASale, but it’s not the most straightforward platform for navigating the available features. Search for merchants using the "Merchants" icon at the top, then “Search for Merchants”. You can then filter via keyword, category, or a mixture of information in an advanced search.

It’s not easy to get started joining affiliate programs. You have to verify that you own your website before you can join any of them, which involves placing a key in your website’s header tag. 

A bonus with ShareASale is being able to add products to your "basket," which means you can save information about merchants or products that you’d like to apply for, review, or export later on.

There is quite a wide variety of both physical and digital products on this network. Find out more about how ShareASale directly compares to ClickBank here.


4. Market Health

Market Health is best for affiliates looking to promote physical products in health-related niches. Newbie friendly. 

Market HealthMarket Health is an affiliate network with a broad variety of health products. Some of the categories include general health, weight loss, colon health, men’s health, cosmetics, health and beauty, skin care, sports nutrition and others.

It’s super easy to sign up, and the site is extremely straightforward to use. You can browse by product category, you can look at their featured products or you can sort by country/language.  

If your website topic is anything to do with the health niche, then this could be a really great network for you to use. 

Check out the full lesson for more information on Market Health and how it compares to ClickBank.

5. Neverblue

Neverblue is a CPA network with a great reputation, but it can be difficult to get accepted. 

NeverblueNeverblue is a very well respected CPA, or cost-per-action, network. This basically means you get a commission when people go and perform an action, such as signing up or entering details into a form.  

Neverblue connects people who want traffic and leads with those who can direct it their way. Neverblue has an incredible reputation. Everywhere I’ve looked, people are very happy with the support and communication, as well as the commissions and integrity.

The trickiest thing about Neverblue is getting accepted. The site is very careful about the potential for fraud and will do a check on everyone before accepting them. In saying that, if you’ve got nothing to hide, just be honest and you’ll be fine. 

The site offers a wide variety of opportunities to choose from, and it's known for paying correctly and on time.

Find out more about how Neverblue compares to ClickBank here.

6. Affiliate.com

Another CPA network, less prominent than Neverblue but still reputable. 

affiliate.comAffiliate.com tends to prefer intermediate to advanced affiliates, so if you don’t have much experience yet you’d probably be best to try one of the other networks first. 

To sign up with the site, you have to fill out an affiliate application, which the site will review within 2 business days. You'll get a call to confirm all of your information and be assigned to an affiliate manager. 

At this point in time, Affiliate.com claims almost 2,000 live campaigns in a variety of categories, so there’s definitely a large selection to choose from. 

Check out the free lesson to see how Affiliate.com directly compares to ClickBank.

7. JVZoo

A digital product network like Clickbank.

JVZooJVZoo is very similar to Clickbank in that it’s a network for affiliates and sellers based around digital products. It’s easy to navigate, and, just like with Clickbank, you can check out the marketplace to get an idea of the products you could promote before you’ve even signed up.

There are a lot of less-than-ideal affiliate programs on this network however. Some have terrible grammar mistakes or poorly-executed sales pages. 

This doesn't mean that you can't succeed with JVZoo, it just means you have to carefully filter through the products before you decide to promote something on your site. This is true of any network, but especially important here.

I like how Nathaniel explains it in his review, “Can You Make Money on JVZoo?,” so check that out if you’d like more information about this network.

Go to the full lesson to see how JVZoo directly compares to ClickBank.

8. PeerFly

A high-quality CPA network, which prides itself on being custom-built.

PeerFlyPeerfly is another CPA affiliate network, once again with high-quality offers and a great reputation, but you do have to apply and be approved. 

This verification process is a really good thing, even if it takes a little more time and effort. It means that if you do get accepted, you’re in good hands.

The cool thing about PeerFly is that the software is custom built, so you’re unlikely to experience downtime or other hosting related issues. 

You can apply to be a publisher from anywhere in the world. PeerFly has a convenient payment options. You can even opt for weekly payments, so you won’t be waiting around to get your commissions. The site offers PayPal, Payoneer, check, wire, or ACH transfers if you live in the US.

You can also access your stats on your phone via the mobile stats page. 

Find more information about how PeerFly directly compares to ClickBank here.

9. Amazon Associates

An enormous variety of products to promote, but low commissions.

Amazon AssociatesEveryone has heard of Amazon. It’s a big player in the e-tail and internet marketing games, and as an affiliate you can take advantage of this huge network. 

This is probably one of the broadest networks that you could promote from, with something for nearly any niche. It’s also extremely easy and straightforward to start promoting products.

The well-known name of Amazon means that there's a strong level of trust associated with buying from this network. This works in your favour when you promote the products here.

The downside here is that the commission rate is tiny, you have a much smaller window in which to convince people to buy (only 24 hours) and it's hard to get approved by the network. Ideally, you need a website which already has a healthy level of traffic to get accepted, and to make it worth your while.

You can find more information or sign up for Amazon Associates here

Check out the full lesson to see more about how Amazon Associates compares to ClickBank.

10. eBay Partner Network

Huge variety of products, but you need a website with quality traffic to succeed.

eBay partner networkeBay Partner Network is a very similar story to the Amazon Associates network. There’s a huge amount of products available for you to promote, and you get the added advantage of eBay's credibility: People know that it’s safe to buy from eBay. 

It’s hard to get accepted into this network unless you have a website with a lot of quality traffic, which is fair enough, as you need that quality traffic to earn a decent commission here anyway. 

You can learn more about the commissions you can earn from the eBay Partner network here

Check out the full lesson to learn more about how the eBay Partner Network directly compares to ClickBank.


So what should I choose?

Depending on your individual marketing requirements, you could choose one or more of these networks to promote from.

If you’re looking for digital products, Clickbank is actually one of the best networks. It has high commission percentages and a wide variety of products to choose from, many of which are good quality. 

If you haven’t found what you’re looking for with Clickbank previously, I’d try using the gravity filter to find the best niche and products for you before giving up. You can find a guide on how to get the most from Clickbank here

Alternatively, if you’re looking for physical products, rather than the digital products of Clickbank, the best options are:

If none of the above are calling to you, or you just have more of an interest in CPA marketing, the best two networks to apply for are Neverblue and PeerFly

If you’ve got a lot of experience and traffic or a large social following, you may wish to try your hand with promoting via Amazon and/or eBay. It’s just about having the right audience for promoting products from these well-known sites.

If you'd like to compare networks directly for yourself, try this table as a guide:

Comparison Table of Clickbank Alternatives

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You’re not restricted to any one network or platform, so you might as well try any that seem like they could be of use to you. 

There are many other networks than the ones that I've listed above, but these are the ones that either I know others are being hugely successful in, or I have met personally with the networks and know of the quality of their organization and offers.

I'm interested in your comments, so let me know of your own experiences and opinions below.

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  • Reply Linda • 4182 days ago

    Thanks for the info Mark, You are one of my favorites!

  • Reply senja • 4181 days ago


    Thank you Mark, I currently using clickbank and cj in my website. Thank for sharing and I certainly will join the ones listed...

  • Reply Nan • 4181 days ago

    Thanks for the info. Just started with CJ. The other info will be very helpful

  • Reply Paul Landry4181 days ago

    Hi Mark Thank for the info. i know you need a domain name and a website but i do not know how to wright content. i'm new a don't know where to start.

    Can You Help Me
    Thank You

  • Reply Viola Olah4181 days ago

    I also use LinkShare and all you mentioned about them is true but they are still a good choice. So far I only made a bit of money through them.

  • Reply william eckard4180 days ago

    Thanks Mark for the info. Let me try and be successful with one avenue first and then I'll tackle these avenues :-) Thanks.

    Paul, you are going to feel overwhelmed because the info that Affilorama is giving us all is overwhelming!

    If you are very new, I suggest you first forget about making money quickly and set yourself up to obtain all the knowledge you can possibly get. All that knowledge is contained in this Affilorama site. Work through the whole site step-by-step, even if it takes you a couple of weeks. The picture will soon become clearer and when you are ready to start the process and you still get stuck, use an appropriate forum to get help. Nobody will laugh at you.

    Also consider signing up for Affiloblueprint or premium membership which will give you more guided and step-by-step instructions and plenty of tools to use. I can assure you it is worth every penny.

    Good luck

  • Reply Gregory Parke • 4180 days ago

    Is paydotcom.com any good?

  • Reply Don Bengert • 4180 days ago

    Good stuff Mark...as usual. I get alot of great advice from your emails and am implementing it into my campaign. Once the dollars roll in, Afillorama is the place to be. Thanx again, Don

  • Reply Nickolove Lovemore • 4147 days ago

    Thanks, Mark. I didn't know about several of these Clickbank alternatives. Another site to add to this list is RapBank. It's free to sign up, there's a lot of flexibility regarding how you can select products to promote and a major benefit is that it pays instant commissions.

  • Reply Vojislav Gligorijevic • 4108 days ago

    And my suggestion is to add another site RapBank on this list is a free application and flexibility.

  • Reply Sandra Johnson4096 days ago

    Thanks Mark I am new at this But the information look very helpful I will surely try some of these links

  • Reply Paul Hooper | Consumer Wealth System • 4030 days ago

    Thanks for posting these alternate sites Mark. I think everyone starts out using Clickbank, but if you want to get serious about your affiliate marketing then you really need to branch out and find other products to promote that aren't being hammered by the mainstream on Clickbank.

    For me CJ and ShareASale are great places to find products to promote. But I will now also have a look at some of the other places mentioned in this post.

  • Reply Dave • 4014 days ago

    Great share on info, sure to be useful for most affilliates and newbies.
    Thanks dude.

  • Reply Trey • 3983 days ago

    Thanks Mark for the info. I believe there is enough for all of us to ge a piece of the pie. Like many, I am very new at affiliate marketing. I don't have to earn millions, but would like to earn eanough to make a living. I appreciate you sharing knowledge to help us be successful. I will keep this post in my back pocket as I make progress.

  • Reply sue sebastian3835 days ago

    Great tips! Thanks ...so much to learn ...it is hard to know where to start and what to work on.

  • Reply Sid Vixay • 3822 days ago

    This is great tip, especially Market Health website site. Thanks for sharing.

  • Reply 3808 days ago

    Hi, I am a complete novice when it comes to this, do I have to set up a website to promote a product with clickbank or any others?

  • Reply anonymous • 3715 days ago

    It would be good to know also which affiliate programs offer payment through Paypal. Since some of the the affiliates live outside US. Cheques take long to process and some are not processed at all because of issues.

    That aside, great list and thanks for the advice. :D

  • Reply andre • 3532 days ago

    Thank You for the information it really helps out a lot.

  • Reply harjit singh3512 days ago

    Thanks Marks providing these places of business-making. I am going to join Linkshare as listed by you and suggested by others, I mean your listing has one kind of authentication that these business places can be satisfactory.


  • Reply Afiliados Top • 3472 days ago

    Thanks for the info.
    I use Clickbank, but I want to expand to other options.

  • Reply Bill Nieporte3462 days ago

    Thanks for much for the information. I use Plimus and Clickbank - paypal occassionally. It is very helpful to find the information about these alternative affiliate processors.

  • Reply Robert McLean3449 days ago

    I own over 1000 domain and have working to try to develop a domain buying and selling business for 3 years now. I have come to the realization that website development is the next step.

    I have for sites, relatively professional that I have published and have started ClickBank on one of them.

    Not a sniff. Nothing. Not one sale. I am beginning to think that this "affiliate market" promise is another hoax perpetuated by the few savvy, first to the trough marketers.

    I called Click Bank several times and each time I am more disappointed that the time before.

    I repeatedly ask the question, "Are there any sites owned by successful Affiliate Marketers that I may go to to see what works regarding text and page layout with ClickBank Affiliate Product Ads?"

    Each time I get the response, "I don't know, we don't track the successful sites."

    I then have asked the question, "Do you have record of some of the very successful Vendors and Affiliates?" and "Are there some Affiliates and Vendors that are very successful?"

    Then, is there examples of how there have become successful?

    Again, no.

    Very strange.

    This evening I typed into the Google Search Bar "example websites of click bank affiliate websites."

    What is given is page after page of sites offering to sell you a "Sure Fired" 47 or 29 site affiliate package that will net six figure passive income annually.

    Just Hype and Buullshiit.


    Robert McLean

  • Reply apcrepairz • 3406 days ago

    I just created an ebook for my websitte and i want a place to sell it, thanks.Nice Share

  • Reply Adam • 3241 days ago

    Thnx alot, this post was really useful to me.

  • Reply Robert Kilonzo2926 days ago

    Great list of affiliate networks. If you are interested in creating your own in-house affiliate program you can check out OSI Affiliate Software. It is an easy affiliate software that can help you run your own in-house affiliate program.

  • Reply 2856 days ago

    Hello Mark! I'd like to add Clickbroker.com as a great alternative to Clickbank. All products found on the Marketplace are digital information products created by our fantastic community. These products are usually e-books, how-to guides, graphics and video tutorials. As an affiliate you get paid up to 75 % of every sale generated by your visitors.

  • Reply Jazz Mian2850 days ago

    Good info. I'm getting started with CJ and ASOPC first. Thumbs up.

    Learn to Affiliate, Learn to Earn

  • Reply Yons • 2828 days ago

    I have get started with JVzoo
    Its very similar to clickbank

  • Reply Angelique Berger2822 days ago

    Hi Mark, question, which of these affiliate companies offers AWeber?

    Vivian • 2800 days ago

    Aweber has it's own affiliate program. In order to particpate you must have an aweber account. Once in your aweber account, you can complete the affiliate process directly with the. hope that helps. :-)

  • Reply james • 2754 days ago

    Plimus doesn't exist anymore ??

  • Reply Melissa Johnson2739 days ago

    James -- Plimus has changed its name to Bluesnap as part of a rebranding effort, it seems.

  • Reply Gonzalo Canal2222 days ago

    For me was Clickbank the only one for years. Thank you for the info, I'm thinking seriously about amazon.es

  • Reply Godspower Fezy1609 days ago

    Thanks for the info.
    Please what exactly is the reason why Clickbank doesn't allow affiliate marketers in Nigeria cos I find it a bit unfair....?
    Secondly, I don't have a website, which affiliate market sites will be best for me?

    Justin Golschneider1608 days ago

    Hi Fezy! ClickBank and several other major websites banned Nigeria as a result of the disproportionately high number of scammers there—I've heard Nigerians refer to these criminals as "the Yahoo boys." It's a real shame for all the honest people in that country!

    Luckily, with Nigeria becoming a bigger player in the international market, a lot of companies are trying to take them back into the fold; for example, eBay is working with Mall for Africa to set up extra-secure payment methods and allow Nigerians to buy from eBay again. Let's hope companies like ClickBank follow their example.

    For our tips on affiliate marketing without website, see this article: https://www.affilorama.com/introduction/affiliate-marketing-without-a-website

    Good luck!

  • Reply sachin panchre1546 days ago

    great list thank you its helps for those who's just getting started
    thank you

  • Reply Lorenzo Bailey1454 days ago

    Hi Im starting out my new business and im very new at affiliate marketing. Thank you for posting this. I grabbed everything I believe i could use in the future. However I still am not sure so I am thinking about joining Viihive => viihive.com, which my friend recommended for me. He said that it has its team of marketers and designers who we reach out to at anytime. I really need this to guide me every step of the way. But What do you think of this?

    Justin Golschneider1453 days ago

    Hi Lorenzo! It looks like ViiHive is a relatively new and untested platform. I think it would be better to start with more established platforms that you know you can trust, and then try out the less well-known ones when you know what should be working and what might not be. It will make it easier to spot a scam if you happen to run into one.

  • Reply Punascha • 1407 days ago

    Nice article , give clear idea on market leaders .
    What your study report say how much a average website can earn with daily 200 traffic?

    Justin Golschneider1406 days ago

    Hi Punascha! Honestly, the amount of traffic you get hardly matters at all. What matters is the quality of the traffic (are they the sort of people who would actually be interested in buying your affiliate products and have the means to do so?) and the quality of your site (does it do a good job of getting visitors interested in your affiliate products and convince them to actually click through and make a purchase?). An awesome site with 10 really interested visitors every day will make more sales than a bad site with 10,000 visitors who were tricked into visiting a site they don't care about.

  • Reply krishna kumar1400 days ago

    hi great website.Really great and informative post

  • Reply TIRTHA RAJ TIWARI1338 days ago

    i want to join this online marketing but how ?i cam i make agent in my country ? how many spend in this agent ? how many people involved in this site please inform me as soon as possible time my detail man e tirtha raj tiwari
    nepal pokhara city

    Cecille Loorluis1337 days ago

    I suggest you go over our free lessons on affiliate marketing at https://www.affilorama.com/lessons
    These will help you get started.

    All the best!

  • Reply Oz1 941 days ago

    Hey, great article. I wanted to find an alternative for my niche which is all about musical instruments, audio related stuff... However, I'm having difficulties. BTW, Rakuten does not allow affiliates from EU I guess. Tried but no.


  • Reply Lea Smith882 days ago

    Very well written and so easy to read! Love your summary and step by step explanations. Thank you helping newbies like me!

  • Reply Jishnu • 852 days ago

    Very well written and so easy to read! Love your summary and step by step explanations. Thank you helping newbies like me!Thanks a lot

  • Reply Sneed Properties812 days ago

    Such a useful information. Thanks for sharing :)

  • Reply Anthony Garces • 740 days ago

    Awesome post, great article

  • Reply Sam Nelson526 days ago

    Great article, but why did warriorplus not make the list?

    Cecille Loorluis510 days ago

    Hi Sam,

    The above list contains the more popular affiliate networks that Mark has, at one point or another, tried. There are plenty more others, like WarriorPlus, but the above are the 10 most popular that we have experience with.

    All the best!

  • Reply Broch Ayo432 days ago

    Am from Nigeria which one one them will accept to have me?

    Cecille Loorluis349 days ago

    Hi there,

    You may check each of the above-mentioned affiliate networks as not all of them operate or are available in the same countries.

    All the best!

  • Reply Yhong Lacson • 360 days ago

    Thanks for sharing this, I'm a newbie to affiliate marketing. Now I got lot of options.

  • Reply Isuamfon Offiong • 337 days ago

    Thank you. Yeah, these are all big names in the market as far as affiliate Marketplaces is concerned.

    However, one of the promising sites is Tapfiliate. Like, impact Radius, the site is clean and it's worth checking out for news affiliates.

  • Reply Frank Morrison182 days ago

    You should take a look at Resellerize.com when you have a chance. It's definitely the best affiliate network for digital products. Affiliates are automatically approved to promote all products, earn 100% commission on every sale and get paid out instantly to their PayPal accounts.

  • Reply James Stone30 days ago

    Thank you for sharing the valuable information about affiliate programs. The affiliate program that I'm using is LinkedCamp Affiliate alternative to Clickbank. Apart, from all this, I must say that the content is well optimized and worth reading.
    Many thanks!

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