• affiliate marketing,  business,  livelihood

    Checks in the mail

    I don’t know how many of you have considered affiliate marketing as a way to earn some extra income, but today I received a check in the mail from Rakuten/Linkshare¬†and wanted to share info about them¬†with you. I have selectively applied for and been approved to participate in affiliate programs that match my own interests: art, gardening, and education. For example, I’m an affiliate for Coursera, Udemy, Kobo, Rodale, Fivver, and Photos.com/Getty Images through Linkshare. They provide all the text and graphics, and I share them via blogs, emails, and social media. It works for me because these companies align with what I already do. When people click and buy,…