There are many possible speed bumps along a blogger’s Affiliate Marketing journey. The first one that most Affiliates run into is how to find relevant Merchants.
With so many options, it can quickly become overwhelming.
However, fear not and don’t give up! ShareASale has lots of ways to make this search process as easy as possible; helping you overcome this obstacle.
Merchant Search Tool
As silly as this sounds, plenty of people do not use our search tool to its maximum potential! Did you know that you can search either by Merchant Name or by product? Have you checked out all the options in the advanced search? Did you know that you can search by category? What about sorting the results?
It is amazing how many options there are to search for Merchants. It might take some time, but finding relevant Merchants is like finding gold nuggets for your website!
On the Merchant search home screen, you can find many handy links for things such as the most popular programs, activation month, exclusive programs and upcoming holidays. Using these pre-sorted lists of Merchants, you might be able to easily find exactly what you are looking for!
Subscribe to RSS
Discover the latest new Merchants to join in the network through ShareASale’s RSS feeds! RSS feeds allow you to stay easily informed and save you loads of time! Join the New Merchant RSS Feed or the Coupons & Deals RSS Feed for some inspiration.
New & Notable Blog Posts
Each month, ShareASale launches an industry high of 100+ programs, and we display just a few of the best Affiliate Programs most notable either due to seasonality, timing, or interest level from Affiliate Marketers. Subscribe to our newsletter to receive all of these new & notable Merchants blog posts to your inbox.
Discovery Bookmarklet Tool
I cannot stop talking about this handy little tool. It has so many different functions and helping you find ShareASale Merchants is just one of them! Whatever website you are on, clicking the Bookmarklet will easily allow you to identify whether or not a retailer uses ShareASale for their Affiliate Marketing platform.
Many of you already know this, but ShareASale’s catalog is an excellent resource to find Merchants that you might not know about. Our catalog comes out every season with new Merchants and new themes. If you love the idea of “shopping” for your Merchant partners by looking through pretty pictures in a catalog, then this is for you! Sign up now and get a free catalog shipped to you each new season.
Finally, Meet Abby!
Abby is our wonderful and talented Blogger Liaison. She spends all day, every day helping bloggers like yourself! She is full of tips & tricks for bloggers. If you find yourself stuck, reach out to us, and Abby (or someone from our client services team) can provide you with some Merchant recommendations after reviewing your website. Bottom line, we are here to help and would love to connect you with some applicable Merchants.
ShareASale might have a ton of Merchant options, but there are lots of different ways to find them! Don’t let this task stop you from continuing along in your Affiliate Marketing journey.