WordPress has been nominated as the best blogging platform by the top 100 blogs. Plugins and widgets have made affiliation so easy that we can’t even think about another platform. However when it came to choosing a system to use for my own personal website, I quickly found that many of the other open-source CMS solutions, while possibly having more functionality that WordPress, are really annoying to use!
In this post we have compiled a list some of the fantastic free widget plugins for affiliates. If you’re using WordPress for your affiliate site – I highly recommend you use these as well. Don’t forget to give your most welcomed feedback to improve quality of our blog. You may be interested in the following posts: Free Featured Image Header WordPress Themes, Free WordPress Email Campaign Plugins and Premium WordPress Aid Themes.
The Affiliates system provides powerful tools to maintain an Affiliate Marketing Program. It also provides a solid framework for developers, who wish to build customized solutions based on a sound data model. With unlimited affiliate program management tools available on the back end and a set of shortcodes to provide Affiliates information on their performance on the front end, there is everything you need to start an affiliate program.
2. Auto Affiliate Links
Auto Affiliate Links will automatically add affiliate links into your content. You can manually set affiliate links and keywords where they should be added into your content, or you can let the plugin to automatically extract and display links from Amazon, Clickbank, Shareasale, Ebay, Walmart, Commission Junction, BestBuy and Envato Marketplace.
3. Amazon Auto Links
WooCommerce is built by the experienced folk at WooThemes who also offer premium eCommerce themes and extensions to further enhance your shopfront. WooCommerce is built using WordPress best practises both on the front and the back end. This results in an efficient, robust and intuitive plugin. Whether you’re operating a superstore selling thousands of products, or a just a sole trader selling hand made arts and crafts WooCommerce has you covered.
5. Amazon JS
AmazonJS displays Amazon products on your WordPress posts and pages. AmazonJS adds a search form to WordPress post form. Then you can search Amazon products by keyword, ASIN or URL, and add shortcode or html to your post from results of search. AmazonJS has some template to Amazon products for each Product Group, it can how to display the different Amazon products, such as books and music.
6. Amazon Link
This plugin is used to quickly add Amazon products links to your WordPress posts and pages. The product links can be simple text links, thumbnail images, full-size images, complex templates or full-blown Amazon flash widgets. The product links to be displayed can be specified when the link is created, using the built in Amazon search widget, or dynamically generated by searching the content of the site.
7. Tradetracker Store
This plugin gives you the abillity to add a store to your WordPress, based on a tradetracker product feed. Tradetracker is an affiliate system that has the abillity to generate a product feed for you. So you can have a store that brings in money without the hassle of owning a complete webstore. All you need to do is choose a store connected on tradetracker and add it.
8. ClickBank Press
CBPRESS provides ClickBank affiliates with a full marketplace updated through ClickBank’s XML feed. The plug-in allows for customized displays of ClickBank products and also custom products so affiliates can combine affiliate products across ClickBank and competing Affiliate networks. Custom categories can also be added to suit whatever niche you are promoting.
9. Affiliate Power
Affiliate Power tracks your affiliate income per post, so you can focus on things that pay! All data is saved on your server only. Supported Networks: adcell, affili.net, belboon, commission junction, ebay, digistore24, superclix, tradedoubler, tradetracker, webgains, zanox, amazon. Statistics over any period with income per Posts, Partner, Networks, Days, Weeks, Months, Landing Pages, Referer, Keywords and URL-Parameters.
10. Avactis Shopping Cart Widget
The extension Avactis Shopping Cart Widget for WordPress allows you integrate your online store to your blog. We have tried to make installing as easy and trouble-free as possible. However, if you wish to report a problem or need assistance with installing or using this extension.