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Promoting your Affiliate Program with Directories- Part II

By Merle
Posted Friday, November 19, 2004

In part 1 we had discussed some options for setting up your own associate program. Now, in part II we'll look at what you need to do to get the word out to those who may be interested in signing up as an affiliate in your new venture.

The best place to start is to list your program with the directories that exist for just this purpose. If you do some research you'll find many "associate directories" to list with. Since these directories are usually the first stop people make when looking for an affiliate program to join, getting listed with as many of them as possible will work to your advantage and make it easier for them find you and what you have to offer.

Here are some of the best directories that you can list your program's details with absolutely free.

1) Associate Programs

You must first drill down to the proper category to make your free submission. Make sure you fill in as much detail as possible and make it good as over half of the submissions are rejected. This site is the gospel for associate programs so you really want to get listed her.


The most comprehensive affiliate directory online. You'll get some great exposure by listing your program here- absolutely free.

3) Affiliate Channel

Fill in the short form and you're good to go. All submissions are reviewed by a live human so make it good.

4) Affiliates Directory

Billing itself as "The Net's Largest Affiliate Program Directory". Free listing as long as your program has a website and is not MLM.

5) Affiliate Find

Fill in the short form to have your site listed in a flash.

6) Associate-It

Free to get listed but they do ask you to follow the guidelines when submitting and for a link back to their site.


This directory contains over 4048 programs and allows you list your site for free. All submissions are reviewed by a human and they do require you to post their "approved by Refer-It" logo on your site if accepted.

8) Associate Search

Choose your category, and fill in the form to get your free listing.

9) Active Income

Get listed in this directory by filling in the short form and hitting submit.

10) Affiliate Forum

Billing itself as "A Trusted Affiliate Network Directory", fill in the quick form to be considered for inclusion.

11) Affiliate Guide

A regular listing is free but if you want to come out at the top a pay for premium listing is offered as an option.

12) Affiliate Match

Free listing is offered to all just fill in the form with your programs details and you're good to go.

13) Affiliate Promoter

Accepting all types of affiliate programs except for adult programs. All submissions are reviewed.

14) Associate Cash

You'll have to register first in order to list your program but listing is free with no strings attached.

15) Click Associates

Nice directory broken down by subject and sub categories. You'll have to submit your site to the proper category for inclusion.

So there you have it the top 15 directories to list your associate program with. Remember, an affiliate program is a great way to increase your sales but they won't do you a bit of good if no one knows about them. By submitting to as many directories as possible you can be sure you'll be easily found when an affiliate is searching for a great money-maker to join.

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Merle ( "Where some of the BEST Deals in Ezine Advertising are Made"
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