Web AddiCT(s); have been fortunate enough to have Clickatell, the international Bulk SMS gateway provider, as an advertiser on this blog for almost four years now. As a blogger finding ways to monetize your site can sometimes prove to be difficult. Apart from the usual Google Adsense or local affiliate programs like Traffic Synergy or OfferForge there aren’t many other local programs that are free to setup and could be worth while as a South African technology blogger with your major source of traffic being from South Africa.
Clickatell have always had their bespoke affiliate program offering you 10% commission of sales for a period of 6 months but now they have teamed up with CommissionJunction to offer you a new affiliate program. They’ve also doubled their payout to 20%.
Once you sign up for the CommissionJunction affiliate network or if you have already signed up you simply need to apply by searching for Clickatell in the advertisers text area in the get links section. You will have to specify where you will be displaying your links or banners before getting approval which usually happens within 24 hours as Clickatell have a dedicated Affiliate manager to handle any queries you may have.
Once you have been approved you should look out for this email.
Congratulations, and welcome to the Clickatell affiliate program! Clickatell is the leader in worldwide mobile message communication; we provide text message solutions with extensive global coverage capabilities and API’s that easily integrate into any system.
We’ll provide you with the ammunition necessary to ensure that you have the best chances of success in the weeks, months and years to come. Below you’ll find brief information about Clickatell and its affiliate program as well as some of the tools you’ll be able to use for optimal program performance.
Affiliate Program Overview
Clickatell’s affiliate program provides you with the following exciting benefits:
- Earn 20% commission on all first-purchases
- Monthly Affiliate Newsletter
- A continual stream of ‘Fresh Advertising’
- The dedication of a member of Clickatell’s Management Team to ensure your success.
The items listed below are at your disposal to both create and enhance your sales strategies and marketing campaigns as well as to provide assistance whenever you need it.
Use the image bank to optimise your account with a high-variety of fresh images, text links and keyword links. We’ll also keep you updated on all the exciting campaigns we launch throughout the year to provide you with a content-rich environment to provide you with a competitive advantage.
The easy-to-use intuitive web-based interface provides high-level real time reporting of campaigns. You’ll be able to use this information to tweak the success of your future campaigns in the planning phase.
Through years of text marketing experience, we have identified a number of markets where text messaging has always been popular. With the aid of marketing kits, industry data and targeted advertising material, you’ll be able to reap the full benefit of SMS text message marketing that works.
Now you’re in business! All you need to do to start earning revenue is log into commission junction and get the embed codes for the large array of links and banners. As soon as a user purchases bulk sms credits through your site/marketing efforts you’ll earn 20% commission. They will also be offering incentive based commission structures to the better performing affiliates. If you’re attracting lots of users to your site that are interested in mobile and SMS based marketing solutions now would be the perfect time to start promoting this Bulk SMS affiliate program. If you thought that Clickatell only offered sending Bulk SMS messages via the API, think again. They also offer a web-based SMS management platform you can run from your browser for the not so technically inclined. Within the web app you can create and send SMS text messages, receive replies to sent SMS via email and manage address books.
To join the new Clickatell affiliate program simply sign up here.