Affiliate programs for bloggers: 17 highest fresh paying programs in 2020

Affiliate programs for bloggers: 17 highest fresh paying programs in 2020
July 15, 2020 20 Comments AFFILIATE MARKETING Shadrack biwot
affiliate programs for bloggers

Can you make money blogging? Absolutely!! And if you play your cards right, you’ll get there in less than six months. In my previous post how to make money blogging I mentioned affiliate marketing as a way most top bloggers are pocketing millions from affiliate programs for bloggers.

Before we move further, read: how to set up an affiliate marketing website and earn money

how to make money from affiliate sales

you can also grab my eBook: a fresh approach to affiliate marketing

High paying affiliate programs for bloggers

  1. Bluehost
  2. Hostgator
  3. Hostinger
  4. SEMrush
  5. Lead pages
  6. Convert kit
  7. Teachable
  8. Elegant themes
  9. Travel payouts
  10. Trip advisor
  11. Ace fitness
  12. Life fitness
  13. Wix
  14. Shopify
  15. Madison reed
  16.  Beauty tap
  17. Avon

If you don’t have a website yet, I recommend you get a wordpress hosted site. Ultimately if you’re in Kenya, you can set one with Truehost and if outside Kenya, I recommend Bluehost for just $2.95/month.

What are the best affiliate programs for bloggers?

Web hosting services is the most popular affiliate programs for bloggers worldwide. Every new website launched needs a host. So, most bloggers in the marketing or blogging niche end up opting for web host affiliate programs.

Be sure to have a general idea of the web host service that you promote. Don’t opt for them because of the amount of commission they have to offer.

Let’s take a look at the top 3 high paying web hosting affiliate programs for bloggers.

  1. Bluehost

If you have been blogging for a while, you must have realized how popular Bluehost affiliate program is with their plans starting at $2.95/month.

Payments are done on the 16th of each month with the minimum payout of $100. With Bluehost affiliate program, you are bound to enjoy high conversion rates with excellent customer service.

  • HostGator

With HostGator, you can earn up to $100 commission per sign up. Moreover, they have tiered commission structure. The more affiliates you refer to them, the more commission you earn.

They really are a great host when starting an affiliate marketing website.

  • Hostinger

This is also among the popular affiliate programs for bloggers. They offer up to $150 commission per sale on a tiered pricing structure. Like any other host, you’re provided with banners and other promotional tools.

Top recurring affiliate programs for bloggers

These are affiliate programs where affiliates earn commission for selling a product on a recurring basis.

Payments occur repeatedly as long as your referred user is paying continuously.

  1. SEMrush

This is a top rated SEO tool that bloggers can use for site audit, keyword research, competitor analysis etc. SEMrush affiliate program BErush offer affiliates a 40% recurring commission.

  • Lead pages

This is a popular landing page builder that aids users in building web pages with forms and call to action buttons. Lead pages offer a 30% repeating payout.

  • Convert kit

This is one of bloggers favorite email marketing tool with a visual automation builder with the ability to create triggers based on website actions. They offer 30% repeated commission each month.

  • Teachable

This is a platform that offers bloggers the opportunity to offer online classes at a price. They offer a 30% returning commission to their affiliates.

  • Elegant themes

This is a theme library with over 80 easy to use themes. If interested in recommending themes, send your traffic to elegant themes and be sure to earn a 50% repeating commission

Travel affiliates programs for bloggers

This is mostly for bloggers in the travel niche. This can be a unique way of creating the best experience for your readers.

  1. Travel payouts

This is one of the best affiliate programs running a travel blog. They cover a wide range of services like, Airbnb etc. they offer up to 80% commission to their affiliates.

  • TripAdvisor

This is popularly known for their local reviews of things to do. tripAdvisor allows you to make bookings of hotels offering 50% commission with decent 14day cookies duration.

Fitness affiliate programs for bloggers in the fitness niche

  1. Ace fitness: they offer a 8% commission on all sales made
  2. Life fitness: they offer 8%+ commission with 30 days cookie duration.

Beauty and make up affiliate programs for bloggers

With beauty affiliates having huge followings on their blogs, instagram, pinterest, etc. their followings are angry for latest products.

  1. Madison reed
  2. Beauty tap
  3. Avon
Website affiliate program
  1. Wix

This is a high quality website builder that offers $100 to their affiliates per sale to start out.

  • Shopify

This is the most popular ecommerce website builder with a substantial 200% commission on paid stores.

Final thoughts

When making choices for which affiliate programs for bloggers to go for, keep in mind:

They should have excellent customers support

Their commission rates and payment threshold

Relevance to your niche

Payment method

About The Author
Shadrack biwot I am Shadrack biwot. I'm a content creator, shoe enthusiast, tech blogger, online marketer, and entrepreneur. step into my circle and let it drip.
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  1. 1


    I am super interested in affiliate programs but unfortunately i don’t know enough about it. Thank you so much for the information, it’s great.

    1. 1

      Shadrack biwot

      There so much to afiliate marketing. If interested in finding out more feel free to grab my ebook on affiliate marketing

  2. 1


    This is a great list of programs. I am definitely gonna check them out.

    1. 1

      Shadrack biwot

      You should they really are the best way to monetize your blog and earn passive income

  3. 1

    Krysten (@WeirdGirlBlog)

    Wow I had no idea there were so many great programs! I use Siteground’s affiliate program and love it, but I’d love to look into these travel ones as well.

    1. 1

      Shadrack biwot

      We have so many affiliate programs based on our specific niches

  4. 1


    These programs sound really great! I’m glad you shared them with us, thank you!

    1. 1

      Shadrack biwot

      I’m humbled. This are always the best way to earn passive income

  5. 1


    Awesome information. I would love to give these websites a try. Thanks for the idea.

    1. 1

      Shadrack biwot

      You should. It’s one of the best ways to pocket money monthly

  6. 1


    Thanks for this list. There’s a few I can use for my site.

    1. 1

      Shadrack biwot

      Be sure to try they’re the best way of earning passive income

  7. 1

    World In Eyes

    Oh wow glad to know about this…found it very helpful and useful indeed..Thanks for sharing..great work though…

    1. 1

      Shadrack biwot

      Thanks for reading. I glad I could be of help somewhere

  8. 1


    Amazing list! There are some companies here that I can use.

    1. 1

      Shadrack biwot

      You should try and use them to be able to have multiple sources of income

  9. 1


    I am still learning about affiliate marketing. I will look into many of these companies!

    1. 1

      Shadrack biwot

      If you might need more information on affiliate marketing, be free to grab my affiliate marketing ebook

  10. 1

    Khushboo Motihar (@kbmotihar)

    This is a super useful resource for bloggers! Thank you for sharing this with us.

    1. 1

      Shadrack biwot

      Thanks for reading


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