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Re: Allposters Affiliate Program

  1. Lorelei Cohen profile image80
    Lorelei Cohenposted 3 years ago

    I realize that the Allposters html for images will not work on Hubpages but are we allowed to put in the image with a live link under it so we are still able to use this program?

    Many of the large posters provide a very decorative touch to the layout of a page and Allposters does pay a very high affiliate rate which can add up nicely over the Christmas season.

    1. Writer Fox profile image60
      Writer Foxposted 3 years agoin reply to this

      I sometimes use AllPosters.  You are limited to two links per Hub to that site. 

      Also, you can't use AllPosters' automatic link to upload a picture.  What you have to do is put the poster on your Hub as a regular image in a photo capsule.  Then, provide your affiliate link in an adjacent text capsule and be sure to check the box for "affiliate link."

      1. Lorelei Cohen profile image80
        Lorelei Cohenposted 3 years agoin reply to this

        Thank you for your reply. I am very happy to hear this.

      2. RhondaAlbom profile image89
        RhondaAlbomposted 3 years agoin reply to this

        I am also interested in this.  I cannot find the box to tick that says "affiliate link" Where would I look for this?

        1. Writer Fox profile image60
          Writer Foxposted 3 years agoin reply to this

          When you click on the link icon to insert a link, you'll find it at the top of the capsule:

          http://s2.hubimg.com/u/9951511_f248.jpg

          1. RhondaAlbom profile image89
            RhondaAlbomposted 3 years agoin reply to this

            Thanks.

            1. Writer Fox profile image60
              Writer Foxposted 3 years agoin reply to this

              You're welcome.  The reason it is important to identify it as an affiliate link is because then it will be a NoFollow link and in compliance with Google Webmaster Guidelines.  If you don't NoFollow advertisements and affiliates, it will hurt your Hub's rankings on search engine results.

              1. Lorelei Cohen profile image80
                Lorelei Cohenposted 3 years agoin reply to this

                Writer Fox Thank you so much for this information. Can you please explain how to link directly to the poster or is that possible?

                1. Writer Fox profile image60
                  Writer Foxposted 3 years agoin reply to this

                  I'm not sure exactly what you mean.  But, if you'll look at my Hub Titled "Poem about Peace" and scroll all the way to the bottom and find the capsule titled "Photo Credits", you'll see how I linked to All Posters for two photos using my affiliate links.

                  1. Lorelei Cohen profile image80
                    Lorelei Cohenposted 3 years agoin reply to this

                    I see that you go directly to the page of the poster. What I am having trouble figuring out is how to get the link for the page while having our affiliate id also attached to it. Are you going through the TEXT LINKS section at allposters?

                    In the past I have just used image links from allposters.

  2. relache profile image90
    relacheposted 3 years ago

    If you don't violate the link rules, you should still be able to.

    http://hubpages.com/faq/#overly_promotional

    1. Lorelei Cohen profile image80
      Lorelei Cohenposted 3 years agoin reply to this

      Thank you for the replies. I really like the Allposters program so this reply makes me much happier.

  3. Cari Kay 11 profile image94
    Cari Kay 11posted 3 years ago

    I didn't know that about the 'affiliate link' box.  Thank you!

  4. Shorebirdie profile image80
    Shorebirdieposted 3 years ago

    I, too, don't see a checkbox with the affiliate link.  I put the link in the source link to the photo in most cases.  Then, I put something about it being available on Allposters.com.

    1. Writer Fox profile image60
      Writer Foxposted 3 years agoin reply to this

      The affiliate link option is not available in the photo capsule, but you can put a link there.  I'm wondering though, are you sure that your full affiliate link is displaying properly there?  You might click on that just to check.

      1. Shorebirdie profile image80
        Shorebirdieposted 3 years agoin reply to this

        I believe I did it right as it has my affiliate ID in it and counts as an impression on Allposters when I clicked on it.  I sure hope it's right.  I don't make many sales, but I have made at least one.

        1. Writer Fox profile image60
          Writer Foxposted 3 years agoin reply to this

          Did you put the affiliate link in the Photo capsule or in a text capsule?

          1. Shorebirdie profile image80
            Shorebirdieposted 3 years agoin reply to this

            In the photo capsule.  It's registering as a hit on my affiliate page when I click on it.

            1. Writer Fox profile image60
              Writer Foxposted 3 years agoin reply to this

              Cool.  Thanks for the answer.

  5. Lorelei Cohen profile image80
    Lorelei Cohenposted 3 years ago

    What I wound up doing was go into the Link builder - Build product links - found the poster I wanted and then opened up the new screen with the html. I then clicked on the small picture and the page came up. That url contains my affiliate id so I copied it and used it on hubpages as my link.

    I saved the photo to my computer then put it into a photo module on hubs. I then opened up a text module and put a little blurb and my page link in there. And yep I checked the affiliate link box : )

  6. best-gifts-ever profile image55
    best-gifts-everposted 3 years ago

    I'm simply using the allposters affiliate link as the 'source' url for the picture. I doubt I'll make many sales, but it does seem the best way to do it.

 
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