Are you ready to give affiliate marketing a try and would like to join some good programs that will make it worthwhile for you? Here’s my list of 50+ high-paying affiliate programs for bloggers.
Affiliate marketing is one of my favorite ways of making money with my blog because it’s risk-free, it doesn’t involve any startup costs or stock management, and you can start making an income even if your blog is teeny-tiny.
What is affiliate marketing?
Affiliate marketing is a way of monetizing your blog, newsletter or social media channels by referring your readers to somebody else’s products or services. Whenever a person you referred ends up making a purchase, you receive a commission.
If you’re new to affiliate marketing and would like to learn more about it, you can also check out my beginner’s guide to making money blogging with affiliate marketing.
List of 50+ high-paying affiliate programs
I’ve broken down this list by niche (travel, business, fashion, food, and so on) to make things easy and give you a head start. I hope you’ll find the right affiliate programs for you to join and start earning money with your blog asap.
Note: The commissions listed were accurate at the time I put this list together. Please check the commission rates before joining each program as they might change without notice.
Affiliate programs suitable for any niche
Ultimate Bundles is one of the best affiliate programs to join for both new and seasoned bloggers. They put together exclusive bundles at a steeply discounted price (usually over 90% off). Topics are everchanging and range from blogging, productivity, photography, meal planning, homemaking, finances, essential oils and more. Commission: 40%
Amazon is one of the most trusted brands in the world, selling almost 400 million products and accounting for 43% of all US online retail sales. Commissions are paid on the whole shopping cart (even items you haven’t linked to). Commission: 1% – 10%. If you need some help understanding the complexities of Amazon’s affiliate program, you can grab my eBook.
ShareASale is my absolute favorite affiliate network and one of my top earners. They work with a huge variety of partners in all industries so no matter what you blog about, you are guaranteed to find brands to work with. Each merchant has a different commission structure.
Blogging & Business
Bluehost: Web hosting company. Commission: $65 commission or higher if you send them a lot of business. This is my web host, and I highly recommend them. However, if you are hosting your blog with a different company, check out with them to see if they don’t have an affiliate program. It’s always better to recommend products you yourself use.
Elegant Themes: Baddass WordPress themes and home of Divi, the most popular theme in the world. Commission: 50% recurring
SendOwl: Easy to use eCommerce platform for selling digital products, subscriptions, bundles and more. Commission: 20% recurring
ConvertKit: Email marketing platform. Commission: 30% recurring
Booking.com: One of the biggest travel fare aggregator websites for accommodation. Commission: 25% – 40% from the Booking.com’s commission based on volume
World Nomads: Travel insurance. Commission: 10%
Rail Europe: Train tickets in Europe. Commission: 4%
Fashion & Beauty
ScentBird: A subscription service for perfumes and colognes. Commission: $14 per sale
Home, DIY, Arts, and Crafts
Personal Growth & Empowerment
I Need Motivation: Health-related courses to help motivate people to improve and enrich their lives. Topics include positive thinking, improving focus, improving your health, work-life balance, and more. Commission: 45 – 50% based on performance
Hay House: The leading publisher and producer of self-improvement, inspirational, and transformational books, online courses, lectures, and workshops. Commission: up to 50%
Coach Training Alliance: Choose between a wealth of certified coaching programs – life, business, career, relationship, success, and so on. Commission: 15% (Note: This program is managed through ShareASale)
Tony Robbins: Tony Robbins is one of the best known personal development authors and life coaches. His products include best selling books, audiotape, public speaking engagements, and live appearances. Commission: 15% (Note: This program is managed through Avantlink)
Food, Health, Fitness & Wellness
Get Your Boom Back: Amino health and vitality supplements. Commission: 35%
Color Earth: Guilt-free chocolate, supplements, essential oils, and body care products. Commission: 40% for the first two months. 15 – 35% volume based afterward
Jillian Michaels: Motivation, detailed instructions, totally customizable exercise regimens, and detailed meal plans from a leading fitness expert and nutritionist. Commission: 20% (Note: This program is managed through ShareASale)
Personal Finance & Budgeting
Grocery Budget Makeover: A 5-week course that teaches you how to shave hundreds off your grocery budget with meal planning, couponing, and simple meal prep. Commission: 25%
Pinecone Research: Another survey website. You earn points for each completed survey. Then you can redeem the points for cash or prizes. Commission: $5.20 per lead (Note: This program is managed through MaxBounty)
Groupon: An online deal marketplace for nearby restaurants, spas, attractions, shopping, travel and more. Commission: up to 10%
Kids & Parenting
Label Your Stuff: Personalized iron-on labels – clothing labels, waterproof stick-on labels, shoe labels, bag tags, allergy alerts – that don’t fade and are dishwasher safe and microwavable. Commission: up to 15% (Note: This program is managed through ShareASale)
Target: One of the largest US retailers with a huge assortment of products. Commission: up to 8%
Planning & Organization
Paleo Plan: Membership based website offering meal plans, shopping lists, and recipes for people following the paleo diet. Commission: $5 per lead and 40% per sale (Note: This program is managed through ShareASale)