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Monetize your Hubs and Blogs, with ShareASale

Updated on July 4, 2011

I Have Exciting News! is probably one of the best things that has happened to me since I started with Hub Pages. I have been trying the Google Adsense tools and the Amazon Affiliate link capsules, and while I will not knock these proven examples of passive income tools, affiliate marketing just got easier with ShareASale!

First I will introduce you to the site, then a unique hubber who has worked out a complete hub on how to use ShareASale.

Joining Hub Pages was probably the number one thing to save my sanity (although you may question whether there was any sanity to be saved). I have made new friends and learned so much about writing and the Internet, in the 3 short months since finding Hub Pages. Having said that, I am not savvy like some around here. I am joining "Social Networking" sites, with no clue how to use them, or what good it may do me, seeing as the only people I meet there, I already know here! ShareASale is different. It isn't like ClickBank, where you have to decide what to sell, then look up words in Google, then keyword your URL... If you all know what I just said, you are way ahead of me!

I know my URL must be made up of the words someone might search for. Good luck! Knowing isn't necessarily enough!. I suppose that many people who write for on line publication do so in a formatted program on their computer, and then start a hub, having figured out what keywords to use, and therefore have a good title and URL. I am not that writer.

I set up my hub, then write in the capsules. It may be unprofessional, but I don't own any document program on my computer. I have about 4 more uses left on my word program. I can't afford to buy any programs, and the ones I have bought in the past went with the computers that also died there.

In all of this, ShareASale comes out a savior, and I will tell you why. You go to the site and sign up for free. My hub was about quitting smoking. I put that in and get "" I sign up, and make my links and put them in my hub. Done! If I want to know how to monetize it further (by asking for more keywords) I don't have to google search those words, just enter my keywords on my page then choose a merchant to promote. Done!

On ShareASale's blog page, and many other sites as well, you will see a "tag" cloud. Imagine that these top sites have already done their homework on keyword research. This means that if you use the keywords in their cloud for your blog post or hub, you are half way through the battle of keyword research. Of course not every word is a winner, but if you use theirs in your Google Adwords search, you can quickly choose the right ones.

ShareASale on Meeting their Customers

But Wait! There's More!

Perhaps you are also a merchant, or know a merchant, who might benefit with some on-line help, driving traffic to a web-site is an affordable option with! Clicking that link will take you to the merchant sign-up page. Please understand that this can work for you in more ways than one! Perhaps you know someone with a product or service to sell, refer them to ShareASale, gaining that referral, then become their affiliate. You are already familiar with their product and can do an honest review as a hub and on your blog, driving traffic to their web-site, and their product or service, collecting your commissions, this is a win/win situation!

Why ShareASale is their Network of Choice

As Promised The Complete Set-up Guide!

TerryGI of Australia has written a hub that is a complete walk-through of

The hub is eight months old but the content is so relevant! I have listened to tutorials on other affiliate marketing programs and other sites. is hands down the easiest to use. It takes less time to apply these monetizing links than any program I have run across in these three months. If you are still unsure then please check out TerryGI's Hub.

Helping Mothers and Others

If you would like to earn tangible residual income each month within a year, please contact me. You will be making a commitment to help others.

If you need help with anything from coping to writing please feel free to contact me as well. I do not charge for my knowledge. Just tired of seeing everyone taking advantage of others. Contact me (Faybe Bay) via HubPages through the link at the above right.

Have a great Day, thanks for reading, and if you like my writing please help me by rating me up, and sharing my page by clicking below.


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    • Faybe Bay profile imageAUTHOR

      Faye Constantino 

      6 years ago from Florida

      Sorry about the link not working, however the info on the Shareasale website makes it easy.

      And, since I've been away awhile, I am not sure if we are still allowed to do Shareasale here, but never fear, if you post that question in the Forums, I am sure someone will help you with that information.

    • TinaAtHome profile image


      6 years ago from California

      The link didn't work to TerryGI's hub

    • The-BestMouseTrap profile image

      Pam Valentine 

      7 years ago from The Heartland, USA

      I was wondering if it was okay to use shareasale here at the hub. Thanks for the info. Merry Christmas!

    • htodd profile image


      7 years ago from United States

      This is really interesting post...Thanks a lot

    • Faybe Bay profile imageAUTHOR

      Faye Constantino 

      7 years ago from Florida

      So glad you liked it and that it may help you in your endeavors! Have a great day!

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      Rema T V 

      7 years ago from Chennai, India

      Hi Faybe Bay,

      Great hub with your kind and helpful intention being very obvious. Great!! It is a very informative hub, thanks a lot for sharing.



    • jayraja profile image


      8 years ago from India

      Sounds great for some one who is starting out with writing and publishing hugs. I will be checking out the "shareAsale' site.

      Good luck and blessings


    • Faybe Bay profile imageAUTHOR

      Faye Constantino 

      8 years ago from Florida

      Kael Myril, I am glad you will check them out. You'll be glad you did!

    • Kael Myril profile image

      Kael Myril 

      8 years ago from Tacoma, WA

      Nice info, I shall definitely be checking this out.

    • Faybe Bay profile imageAUTHOR

      Faye Constantino 

      8 years ago from Florida

      Thank you, Suziecat7, for reading. I hope you will try it out! Be sure o click for text links and use the one that says it is for e-mail or blog (shortest text link). Great luck to you.

    • suziecat7 profile image


      8 years ago from Asheville, NC

      Thanks for this information.

    • Faybe Bay profile imageAUTHOR

      Faye Constantino 

      8 years ago from Florida

      Okay Jen, I fixed it, Lol. I can't even tell you how I messed up. They gave me Banner Links. LOL So I got text links now!

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      Renee S 

      8 years ago from Virginia

      I'll check this out. Thanks.

    • Jen's Solitude profile image

      Jen's Solitude 

      8 years ago from Delaware

      Faybe, I tried each of your links and they don't go through. Could you let me know if the problem is with the link or maybe it is on my end? Thanks

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      Jen's Solitude 

      8 years ago from Delaware

      Sounds simple enough for me to use so thanks for sharing the site Faybe Bay. Will bookmark this and check it out, as I need to add an affiliate to my portfolio. :-)

    • Faybe Bay profile imageAUTHOR

      Faye Constantino 

      8 years ago from Florida

      Thank you Paradise! I hope it will do you good. I have newfound inspiration! There is so much here to offer to others!

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      8 years ago from Upstate New York

      Good hub, have it bookmarked and have to try this.

    • Faybe Bay profile imageAUTHOR

      Faye Constantino 

      8 years ago from Florida

      Cool, Thanks Lymond! I will definitely check that out!

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      8 years ago from UK

      "I have about 4 more uses left on my word program. I can't afford to buy any programs, and the ones I have bought in the past went with the computers that also died there"

      Just quickly read your hub so may have missed something but you can get free word processing program via suns opensource office...

    • Faybe Bay profile imageAUTHOR

      Faye Constantino 

      8 years ago from Florida

      Hi Ann! It works in more ways than one, you get an incentive when people sign up for ShareASale, and then you pick companies to promote as well. So easy. If you have a web site you can put up banners and everything!

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      Ann Nonymous 

      8 years ago from Virginia

      Interesting hub and 'product' I think if i understand correctly i could definitely get into it! Thanks for the heads up Faybe and the great info!

    • Faybe Bay profile imageAUTHOR

      Faye Constantino 

      8 years ago from Florida

      The videos aren't important, just showing this is no scam. This site is the genuine article!

    • heart4theword profile image


      8 years ago from hub

      Does sound interesting, I'll have to come back and view the videos. The sound on my computer is on the blink. Thanks for sharing:)

    • Faybe Bay profile imageAUTHOR

      Faye Constantino 

      8 years ago from Florida

      No doubt Sandy! I found them yesterday and have two hubs up from that. It was backwards actually. I wouldn't have found them if I hadn't quit smoking. I went to right the hub about that, clicked an affiliate link, and ran head on into ShareASale! It was a match made in heaven!

    • Sandyspider profile image

      Sandy Mertens 

      8 years ago from Wisconsin, USA

      Interesting. I will have to check this out.

    • Faybe Bay profile imageAUTHOR

      Faye Constantino 

      8 years ago from Florida

      Breakfastpop, it is so easy! I wish I could call you on the phone, it's that easy! Click on the link, then sign up. Next say you are writing a Mother's Day Hub, you can click on the holidays link on the dashboard, or you can click under "find Merchants" View and Search Merchant list. Just type in gifts, and you will open up at least ten or more businesses that sell gifts. Sign up with one and then click on Activity Summary to get your links. Scrolling down, you will see all of the businesses you signed up with. Click on Get Links (all the way to the right) and there will be choices such as banners. Now you have to make sure you pick a text link for Hub Pages, but for blogs or your own web site, you may be able to use a banner.

      I'll e-mail you.

    • breakfastpop profile image


      8 years ago

      I am pathetic when it comes to these things. I will read this twenty more times and hopefully I can get the drift of how this works.


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