6 Websites that define Affiliate Marketing

Want to know, how to earn money via affiliate marketing? In this post I will share with you the complete analysis of 5 Affiliate Marketing websites that are gaining huge profits. You are introduced to their strategies, so yo can learn how to implement those steps to your blog or website. It helps a lot to grow your own online business.

You will also come across the key details and their fan following along with subscribers. You will know their traffic sources and monetization strategies as well.

Let’s take a look at it!

#1. thewirecutter.com


This website was built in 2011 by Brian Lam, who is a former editorial director at Gizmodo. He publishes things that are evergreen and doesn’t require updating.

They do in-depth analysis and testing on the products. Finally, they write the product guide to assist readers in buying the best products.

In October 2016, thewirecutter.com is said to have acquired $30,000,000 in cash as per the reports of The New York Times.

Intensive research for product reviews is an ideal example of what a product review piece should look like.

This website has over 11.4 k referring domains and is soon going to top the list of ‘best [product]’ search term on Google.

Traffic Source 

They ‘callout’ the best picks and then display the runner ups in-order to convey information to people who want quick access. They use in-content affiliate links to recommend the products. Not only the Amazon affiliate program is used, but also affiliate programs from other retails.

#2. lucieslist.com


This website was registered in 2010 and is now one of the best baby product review websites. They use silo structure which helps in achieving high rank on some major and important keywords of the niche.

When you visit this website you are greeted with a subscribtion newsletter. They asks for your email and name but you also need to enter the Childs birthday. They use this to send relevant content.

They have separate content and buying guides for each stage of the woman, that makes it more appealing and one tends to buy the products listed there.

Traffic source

They publish valuable information and then relevant product reviews to make money. The content is totally monetized by affiliate links and an eBook. Moreover, they give quick product review without asking you to spend more time.

Recommended read: How i sold my amazon Affiliate site

#3. outdoorgearlab.com



OGL has been in the market since 2010. This website is now one of the most trusted and popular place for outdoor product reviews. They pick the best product and recommend them to the audience with details. The testing is done just like thewirecutter.com

It looks like an ecommerce website with lots of categories. But when you click on particular product you come across comparison between different products. They have a table that compare the prices between different sellers and below that provides the link where you can buy that item.

Traffic sources

They don’t follow just affiliate partner but have affiliate links from around six retailers. They also have few ads to generate revenue while keeping the site clean.

#4. thisiswhyimbroke.com


This website came into being in 2017. A perfect example of what a good marketing and content can do to the niche website. This is the place where people buy fun and viral items but don’t have much use of it.

The site is built in such a manner that as soon as you visit the site, you can start browsing the products. You also get reviews of products and the link to them where it can be bought. The site has links that take you directly to Amazon site with affiliate code or other sites with an affiliate code.

The price of product ranges from $0.75 to $200 million (the Playboy Mansion). The products are so interesting that you keep browsing the site.

They have affiliate links to most of the products but not all. You will also find the big banner of deals of the day on Amazon at the homepage of thisiswhyimbroke.com.

Traffic sources 

Good branding has turned this niche site into an internet trend. They have also managed to get a lot of press which ultimately led to many backlinks. This website is not just relying on SEO strategies but has many more methods of promotion and traffic generation.

#5. hostingadvice.com


This website is another hosting review website which follows the tradition of creating long term contents. Here you can find guides on hosting and other topics. This is usefull information for all the people who are searching for the assistance while starting a blog. Even webmasters can use it.

The content is long enough to give complete information on any particular topic. They have multiple links that are relevant. This website also has ‘How to’ section with various articles to guide the viewer by providing complete information.

Traffic sources 

hostingadvice.com produces number of ‘best of’ lists with complete reviews on it. The complete in-depth information to beginners generates a lot of traffic. The video on the homepage and sidebars adds to the ton of credibility and trust.

#6. Digit.in

Digit.in is one of the India biggest tech website. They cover every possible topic related to technology in india.

Traffic sources 

Digit.in gets majority of their search engine traffic from ‘best of’ lists with complete reviews on it.

They have covered almost all of “best x under Y types article in India”. Be it best phone under 10000, best mobile under 15000, best laptop under 30,000 they have it all.

Final Thoughts

The websites are affiliate websites but have particular niche and follow the authority site model. Creating an affiliate blog or website isn’t only about earning money. You must also provide reliable information to build trust and gain audience.

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Hi all, i am Ankur Aggarwal – Digital Marketer, Entrepreneur, Traveler, Blogger, Foodie. Have been blogging since 2010. I have multiple websites but Incomeboy.com is my favorite. The purpose of Incomeboy is to pass on 100% accurate and genuine information on making and saving more money either online or offline in India.

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Hi all, i am Ankur Aggarwal – Digital Marketer, Entrepreneur, Traveler, Blogger, Foodie. Have been blogging since 2010. I have multiple websites but Incomeboy.com is my favorite. The purpose of Incomeboy is to pass on 100% accurate and genuine information on making and saving more money either online or offline in India.

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