How to earn/make money with Commission Junction. affiliate marketing tips (Commission Junction was re-branded to CJ Affiliate by Conversant) is one of the best affiliate network, which work with thousands of advertizers.  When visitors click on the link that have been placed on your website and buy advertizer product/service – you got a commission. There is a huge potential to earn/make money with as an affiliate. In this article I will share tips on how to work with this affiliate network, how to choose brands/products to promote. It’s not so hard to earn several hundred bucks with cj, it just takes time to see results.


You can start right away by signing up to the network. It’s free.

Usually they approve affiliate applications quickly. Once you get approved, you can login, gain access to the CJ Account Manager and join advertiser affiliate programs.

Best cj affiliate programs


What are the best affiliate programs? The answer is simple – your niche website programs.

As you can see I picked Clothing/Apparel category and clicked search button. There’re 379 advertizers to choose in this categoty. If you a have fashion blog, write review of online shops, popular products they offer, price comparison, etc.

You can see Network Earnings bar, 3 month EPC, 7 day EPC, Sale amount, Lead amount. Consider these parameters, when choosing most profitable programs to join. affiliate tips

1) Click the square button to join the program.


Sometimes you can see message: Your application has been declined by this advertiser for one or more reasons. It’s because you’re not from US or your website doesn’t satisfy the requirements. Contact the advertiser through advertiser’s detail page within the account manager, send e-mail to affiliate manager.

Usually advertisers approve publishers manually. Your application status will be set to “Pending Application” and the advertiser will contact you if approved. If the process of approval is delayed, you can contact affiliate manager of the company.

2) When your application is approved, click Get Links button, Get Code and choose HTML, JavaScript, Click URL


Different types of link: Text, Banner, Flash, Content, Advanced, Smart. I use text links usually.

Use coupon codes, sale/discount, hot products, free shipping links to increase your earnings.

3) Click Account -> Websites  to add your websites. When advertizers approve your application they will see you have niche website(s), related to their niche, it will increase the chance you get approved.

4) There’re two payment methods: Check and Direct Deposit to get your money.

5) Here is two useful links:

Comission Junction FAQ

Video tutorials for affiliates

If you have any questions regarding, don’t hesistate to ask them in comment