|ASP, CGI + PHP|
(Review prepared February 2005)
ClickBank provides a simple but powerful method for authors of for-sale web content (such as downloads, eBooks, etc.) to sell online, and get their customers to pay by credit card. This program (now known as the "Vendor" program, but previously known, slightly confusingly, as ClickBank's "Publisher" program) is not free, there is a small initial set-up charge, plus they take a proportion of each sale.
Additionally, ClickBank provides a free affiliate opportunity, where you can link to their various publishers and earn pay per sale commissions. All the commissions that you earn from your links are combined, and you are paid upto biweekly by ClickBank (see their site for detailed information about their payment policies).
Commission rates on products sold through ClickBank can be high, and for some products can be as much as 75% of ClickBank's net sales price (the price less ClickBank's own fees and Value Added Tax if applicable). Additionally, some (not all!) of the products offered through ClickBank are subscription/membership products (customers are repeatedly charged on a regular basis while their subscription is in place) allowing you to earn an ongoing residual income.
Also on a positive note: there are a vast range of different products available in ClickBank's system - and if you look carefully through their catalog it's likely that you will find at least a few products that tie-in with your web site content.
One thing that I should point out however, is that ClickBank affiliate commissions are only paid on products sold through ClickBank. Some of the vendors in their market place may accept other methods of payment, and you don't earn commission on those sales.
Lastly, if you are interested, our company offers a PHP script that you can use to quickly add lots of ClickBank affiliate links to your site: CBRocket.
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