Hide Your Affiliate Links And Protect Your Affiliate Marketing Commissions

This post was written by Internet Marketing John on November 17, 2009
Posted Under: Affiliate Marketing

The best way to protect your affiliate marketing commissions from online theft, is to hide your affiliate links.

Although you can purchase software online, at reasonable prices, to “cloak” you affiliate links,    cn
the effectiveness of these software programs vary greatly.

It’s a good idea to look into these programs, and learn as much as possible, before committing yourself to a purchase.

One way to hide your affiliate links and protect your affiliate marketing commissions is through the use of click tracking software.

Click tracking software is normally installed on your website.  Once it’s installed, the software does not show the target URL; instead the links point inwardly towards the installed software on your website.

When someone clicks on your link, the application redirects the visitor to the URL that you specified in the script, in the click tracking software.

Click tracking software also provides an easy, more accurate way to monitor the effectiveness of your affiliate advertising, in addition to protecting your affiliate marketing commissions.

Using some of the more recent banner servers, can also hide your affiliate links and protect your affiliate marketing commissions from unscrupulous online fraudsters.

Many of the newer banner servers also display text links, and since the coding associated with served ads is normally very long; visitors are not be able to see where the redirect is heading, on the status bar.

Another way to hide your affiliate links and protect your affiliate marketing commissions, that you can also safely use in your emails; is to create a redirect link by using a sub domain on your website.

Most newcomers don’t consider fraud as being a possibility in affiliate marketing, however, it happens all to frequently, and you can protect yourself online.

The last thing you need to experience in your home based internet business, is affiliate or credit card fraud.

The people who have experienced fraud online, didn’t take the necessary steps to protect themselves.

Affiliate link, and credit card fraud occurs on a regular basis, so protect yourself and don’t you make the mistake of believing it can’t happen to you.

Whichever method you choose, it is extremely important to use some way to hide your affiliate links and protect your affiliate marketing commissions online.

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