Who is an Affiliate?
An affiliate is a person, business, or organization that advertises an external product or service in exchange for a commission when a sale is made.
Affiliates typically track their conversions using unique tracking links or codes issued by the person or business they partner with.
Businesses often engage affiliates to increase their reach and generate more sales. As for the affiliate partner, it is a great way to create extra revenue by marketing to already existing traffic.
You can become an affiliate by signing up with the person or business offering the opportunity. You can also join an affiliate network, which usually contains several products and services from multiple people and businesses.