Many small sites are able to generate income and stay alive thanks to affiliate programs. One such program is offered by web hosts, a system where they pay members for selling their web hosting service. As an affiliate, you are essentially a provider and equipped with a variety of proprietary tools for promotion.

How it Works

Web hosting affiliate programs are similar to other advertising campaigns. The
major difference is that you’re selling hosting plans. Some of the most successful
affiliates use blogs and websites to attract clients. Another effective
approach involves connecting with others in the industry to advertise via text
links and banner ads.

Participating Companies


The Yahoo affiliate program pays anywhere from $60
to $70 for each successful client you refer. Some affiliates have reported making
as much as $100.


One of the most reliable companies in the industry,
LunarPages also has a nice affiliate program. They pay you $65 per referral
with bonuses for successfully referring advertisers. You will earn an additional
$5 for each client the referrer brings in.


This is another highly rated program. offers $80 in commission with significant increases when selling a certain number of packages.