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Using Google™ AdWords and AdSense by Michael Miller

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8. Earning Sales Commissions from the Google Affiliate Network

There’s one more way that Google helps you make money from your website, and it doesn’t involve advertising. The Google Affiliate Network is a way for you to earn commissions from items that your site visitors purchase—not from you, but from online merchants that are part of Google’s network. You link to these merchants and their merchandise on your site; when a site visitor clicks a link and then purchases a product, you earn a sales commission.

Understanding the Google Affiliate Network

The Google Affiliate Network is all about affiliate marketing. The network connects websites (you) with retailers with goods for sale. When you select a given retailer to partner with, you earn ...

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