Commission Junction: The Best Place For Affiliate Marketers

If you already have some ideas about affiliate marketing and want to go further with your ideas, then this post is for you.

Affiliate marketing seems easy. But, one can easily give up after not earning anything even after a very long time.

However, I think it’s not time or experience that help us more than a right product. I mean, if you’ve a right product in your hands, then you’ll get success for sure or at least you can increase the chances.

You can find an affiliate program for hosting products like HostGator, and Bluehost over there.

And seriously, finding a right product for your niche can be difficult, but it’s not impossible. And to solve our this problem, Commission Junction is here.

What is Commission Junction?

Commission Junction is one of the most popular affiliate marketplaces, and from 1998, they are connecting merchants and affiliate marketers with each other and helping everyone to increase their profits.

It’s now also known as CJ Affiliate by Conversant. 

In the marketplace, you will find thousands and thousands of products to promote. And affiliates like us can make money easily through these products.

How to Get Started with CJ?

To start with CJ Affiliate by Conversant, you’ve to register an account. It will take couple of days maybe for you to get an approval.

You can register an account from here.

Note: You must have a website and/or blog, without it, you cannot be a part of the marketplace.

Once you’ve an active account, you can search for the products for your website. They have a special search filter also, which is sometimes very helpful to find the perfect products for our niche.

Search filter (CJ)

Now once you get the product, you want to promote, you can easily apply for it. It generally takes couple of days, and even can go upto a week. However, it’s totally depends on the merchant and their activeness.

Many of the products also have auto-approval, so that the application can be approved automatically. And the affiliate can start promoting the product from the very first second of an approval

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Now, once you get the approval from the merchants, you can start promoting their products. Generally, merchants offers promotional materials, which can help you to promote their products easily.

These promotional materials can be banners, html links, coupons, etc. Using them properly can be very beneficial, especially coupons and discount links. For example, you can join Liquid Web by looking into search option which offers exclusive coupons as you can check in the above link.

You can easily boost up your sales through this way, it’s also beneficial for your referral as they will get the product for the discounted price. It’s a win-win for all.


Now, I will tell you three features I like most about Commission Junction. These are just my personal likes.


Well, I think, one of the most common concerns of an affiliate is always related to tracking. And yeah, we never want to miss even a single commission, that we truly deserve.

However, with CJ you never had to worry about anything related to tracking. They counts each and every click on your links and keep an eye on your sales.

Huge Numbers of Products

CJ has products to promote, from Baby food to Financial niche.

And if you’re a kind of person who love to have options, then you might like CJ, because it has thousands of products to choose from.

And it doesn’t matter for what niche you want the products for. You will definitely get the right and perfect one.


Ever being afraid for not getting paid?

Actually, we all do. However, with CJ, you never had to tense about it. They are truly a genuine company, and has a good reputation in the industry.

Other than being afraid of not getting paid, you might also have a question that how will I get paid?

Well, CJ pays their affiliates through Checks and Direct Deposits. 

In India, where I live, we get our CJ payments through a Direct Deposit. And it reached to our bank account within 1-7 days.

You can check out this page to see, what options you’ve for payments



The ultimate goal of this post was to introduce you to CJ, and I’m sure that after this review you’ll definitely check it once. And seriously, it’s a great marketplace for us.

So, let me know your feelings in the comments. And if you already had any experience with CJ then you can share it here.

About Stuart Cook

Digital Marketer, Dreamer, Entrepreneur and an avid Traveler.

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