Is ShareASale Affiliate Network a Scam?

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3.9 million Americans are working from home now, and some of them are affiliate marketers!

 

Affiliate marketing is a great way to bring in extra cash from home when you find a reputable affiliate program.

 

If you’re only starting to research affiliate marketing, you may be asking “Is ShareASale affiliate network a scam?”

 

I’ll just tell you right now that, no it is not a scam. I do need to tell you a couple of other things before you get into promoting the different products there.

 

Is Share a Sale Affiliate Network a Scam – How ShareASale Operates

 

Ok.

 

 

Pretty simple, right?

 

Most of the time it is pretty simple.

 

When you are deciding what offer to promote through ShareASale, it is most powerful to believe in the product or service you are promoting.

 

If you don’t use it yourself, it’s pretty difficult to tell other people they should use it. I know there are plenty of people that DO promote products and services they’ve never used, but I’ve never felt good about it. Up to you though.

 

When you are checking out the different offers you can promote, make sure they have money in their accounts to pay you and that they pay a decent percentage of commission. You don’t want to make peanuts.

 

If you sell a product and they only pay you $1 for a sale, it’s going to take you quite a bit of work to start making good cashola. Do yourself a favor and find some offers that will pay you more money every time that you make a sale. 😀

 

The reason I wrote about ShareASale today was that I got an unexpected payment from them. lol I just passively wrote a post about a service that I use because it was helpful to me and I didn’t even realize I had been making sales for the past five months… lol

 

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Now you have your answer to “Is ShareASale affiliate network a scam?” and can see the beauty of making money blogging. 🙂

 

Wondering where I learned how to create money making websites? Check out my Wealthy Affiliate review and hear my story.

 

Are there any other affiliate programs you’d like me to review? Let me know in the comments.

6 Comments

  1. Kayla on September 22, 2018 at 10:34 pm

    Whenever I look up different affiliate networks, ShareAShale is usually mentioned. I like that you mentioned promoting products and services you actually believe in. I have always found it easier to talk about something I have experience with and are passionate about. Thanks for sharing your experience and showing your commission payment. Congratulations, by the way. It’s more reassuring when actual proof of payments are shown.

    • Jessica Lauren Vine on September 24, 2018 at 2:06 pm

      Kayla,

      For sure. ShareASale has been around for quite a long time. Since 2000 actually! =) Good to hear from you and thanks for coming by.

  2. Evan Cruz on September 23, 2018 at 3:41 am

    Shareasale definitely seems like quite the project to me; I’ll be sure not to emphasize on that! Thanks for sharing!

    • Jessica Lauren Vine on September 24, 2018 at 2:04 pm

      Hey Evan… good to hear from you. 🙂 It is a great program. Thanks for coming through.

  3. Boryana on September 23, 2018 at 8:46 am

    I’m working with ShareASale as well.
    You are doing a good job of letting people know that it’s OK to do the same!
    ShareASale is one of the networks I prefer personally.
    Can you recommend a few more?

    • Jessica Lauren Vine on September 24, 2018 at 2:03 pm

      Boryana,

      Thanks for checking in and it is good to hear that you are working with ShareASale. 🙂 You inspired a post here: Reputable Affiliate Networks That Pay

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