Joomla Affiliate and Referral Programs


May 10th Information and Tutorials \ Monetizing Your Website Are you looking for a better way to monetize your Joomla website? Pay-per-click advertising (like Google AdSense) can work well for websites focused on certain high-paying keywords, but most advertising keywords related to Joomla don't pay very much. Affiliate advertising is another solution and can be very profitable for any website with a specific niche, where visitors are already interested in similar products. Here is an exhaustive list of Joomla affiliate programs you can sign up for to start earning more money if you run a website about Joomla.

The affiliate programs listed below are ordered by recommendation, best affiliate programs at the top (opinions are based on affiliate payouts and . Dollar amounts are in USD unless otherwise specified.

 

Top Picks

MediaTemple

Top-notch hosting company, used by many high-end websites (including JoomlaDigger.com). If you have more than 3 Joomla websites then you will save money by using their Grid Service (you can host up to 100 websites on the Grid Service for $20 per month). MediaTemple will pay you the the first month's bill of each customer you refer, plus hosting discounts. They will give you a 20% discount on your hosting FOR LIFE when you refer 5 people, 30% FOR LIFE when you refer 7 people, and 50% if you refer 10 people. Even if you upgrade to their most expensive hosting plan, you will continue to get the discount forever. It's a great hosting company and referral system to get into to save a lot of money in the long run.

JomSocial

This is hands-down the best community component for Joomla. It's basically like turning your website into a mini-Facebook. Developer support by Azrul is great, and new features are being developed including FaceBook Connect. Azrul will pay up to 30% for every sale, which is very high for an affiliate program. For JomSocial Professional, this is about $44 for every sale! Azrul also has other great Joomla extensions you can make money on, including JomComment, MyBlog and NiceTalk.

Internet Business Mastery Academy

Jay and Sterling run a popular internet business podcast and run the Internet Business Mastery Acaemy, where they teach you how to create a successful internet business step by step. The affiliate program for the Academy pays a recurring 50% of every sale, which means $50 PER MONTH for every person you refer who enrolls in the Academy. Minimum payout of $100.

 

 

Joomla Templates

RocketTheme

Beautiful Joomla templates with great Web 2.0 JavaScript and CSS features. RocketTheme pays 20% of each sale and has a minimum payout of $50.

Shape5

Shape5 has beautiful templates and a few extensions. They pay 20% of each sale and 25% for second-tier sales (sales by affiliates under you). Shape5 has a $100 minimum payout.

TemplatePlazza

High quality templates for specific niches, like online stores and real estate templates. TemplatePlazza pays 20% of each sale and has a minimum payout of $25.

JoomlArt

JoomlArt has been around for a long time and has solid Joomla templates. JoomlArt pays 20% per sale, a $10 signup bonus, and a minimum payout of $100.

Themes Club

Themes Club pays 20% of each sale with a minimum payout of $25.

Joomla Bamboo

JoomlaBamboo has some good unique templates. They pay 20% of each sale and have a minimum payout of $20.

PixelsParadise

PixelsParadise has some great templates for showcasing a service or product, very clean and Web 2.0. They pay 20% of each sale, give a €2 signup bonus, and have a €20 minimum payout.

IceTheme

20% of each sale.

Template Monster

TemplateMonster pays 20% of each sale and 25% of second-tier sales. TemplateMonster has a $100 minimum payout.

Joomla CSS Guide

Joomla CSS Guide pays 20% of each sale and a €5 EUR signup bonus. €25 minimum payout.

Joomla Designs

Simple Joomla templates. 10% payout per sale, €50 minimum payout.

JoomlaShack

JoomlaShack pays 10% of each sale and has a $50 minimum payout.

 

Joomla Extensions

JomSocial

This is hands-down the best community component for Joomla. It's basically like turning your website into a mini-Facebook. Developer support by Azrul is great, and new features are being developed including FaceBook Connect. Azrul will pay up to 30% for every sale, which is very high for an affiliate program. For JomSocial Professional, this is about $44 for every sale! Azrul also has other great Joomla extensions you can make money on, including JomComment, MyBlog and NiceTalk.

iJoomla

iJoomla has some great Joomla components for SEO, advertising, magazine websites, newsportals, surveys, RSS, etc. They pay 25% and have a minimum payout of $9.

SM2 Email Marketing

SM2 has a great Email Marketing component which we use here on JoomlaDigger.com. SM2 pays 20% per sale and gives a $20 signup bonus. Minimum payout is $80.

JoomlaPlug

20% paid per sale and a €20 minimum payout.

ElearningForce

15% of all sales, $100 minimum payout.

Artisteer

10% - 35% depending on amount of referrals.

 

Training and Services

Internet Business Mastery Academy

Jay and Sterling run a popular internet business podcast and run the Internet Business Mastery Acaemy, where they teach you how to create a successful internet business step by step. The affiliate program for the Academy pays a recurring 50% of every sale, which means $50 PER MONTH for every person you refer who enrolls in the Academy. Minimum payout of $100.

Joomla Training

$50 per sale and $50 minimum payout.

SimplWeb

20% paid on each sale and $50 minimum payout.

Open Source Support Desk

10% of all sales and services. $5 minimum payout.

 

Web Hosting

MediaTemple

Top-notch hosting company, used by many high-end websites (including JoomlaDigger.com). If you have more than 3 Joomla websites then you will save money by using their Grid Service (you can host up to 100 websites on the Grid Service for $20 per month). MediaTemple will pay you the the first month's bill of each customer you refer, plus hosting discounts. They will give you a 20% discount on your hosting FOR LIFE when you refer 5 people, 30% FOR LIFE when you refer 7 people, and 50% if you refer 10 people. Even if you upgrade to their most expensive hosting plan, you will continue to get the discount forever. It's a great hosting company and referral system to get into to save a lot of money in the long run.

ThinkHost

Great environmentally-friendly hosting. $100 per signup, plus $15 to $65 per second tier signup.

DreamHost

Your choice of a one-time payment of $97 plus $5 for every referral by your referrals, or 10% recurring of all referral purchases plus 5% of their referrals' payments.

Interactive Online

$90 one-time payment for environtmentally-friendly web hosting, 6% recurring payments for all other services.

WebHostingPad

$75 per signup.

BlueHost

$65 per sale.

HostMonster

$65 per sale.

LunarPages

$65 per sale, $5 for each second tier sale.

FastDomain

$65 per signup.

Super Green Hosting

Environmentally-friendly web hosting. $60 per customer signup.

IX Web Hosting

$50 to $150 per signup, depending on hosting service.

HostGator

$50 to $125 per signup depending on number of signups per month.

A2Hosting

$50, $75 or $100 per sale, depending on level of hosting purchased.

Hosting Metro

$50 to $125 per signup, depending on number of signups per month.

Site5

$25 to $75 per signup, depending on number of signups.

Ubiquity Hosting

55% of referral's first payment.

SiteGround

20% of each signup sale.

GoDaddy

20% of each signup sale.

 

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