Will it cost you anything to join? Is buying the product a requirement of affiliation? Most affiliate programs being offered today are absolutely free of charge. So why settle for those that charge you some dollars before joining. Then again, can you honestly push a product that you have never seen or used? Sometimes it is necessary to own the product so that you can offer your own opinion and endorsement.
Frequency of Payments
When do they issue the commission checks? Every program is different. Some issue their checks once a month, some twice a month, others every quarter, and so on. Many will hold back a percentage to cover potential returns. Be sure that you are comfortable with the payment schedule before you join a program. Many affiliate programs are setting a minimum earned commission amount that an affiliate must meet or exceed in order for their cheque to be issued.
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