How Affiliate Marketing Works [Video]


Watch this short video to get a behind the scenes look at affiliate marketing. You will learn about the relationship among advertisers, publishers, consumers, and affiliate networks and what happens when a consumer clicks on a link and makes a purchase on an advertiser's site.

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On YouTube, you can view the video with subtitles in English or auto-translated into many other languages. Click CC on the video view screen below to turn on subtitles or closed captions. Click the gear icon to change the settings to your preferred language.

Next Steps

To get started earning affiliate income in our Rakuten Affiliate network, it is simple and free to sign up. Go to, click on Become a Publisher, and complete the registration form.

Once registered as a publisher, read our road map to success to understand more about affiliate marketing.

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  • Helpful video, Thank You .


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