One of the things I’ve done is put advertising on my blogs and at least one of my portfolios. I haven’t made any money yet, but you never know.
Here’s a good article about that:
You should get started on getting signed up with that, because it can take a while before you get approved.
Both Commission Junction and Rakuten Linkshare have lots of tutorials, articles and resources for learning how to do ads.
I’ve got this blog set up with Rakuten Linkshare as a affiliate for Microsoft. Here’s a link for an example:
<a target='new' href="http://click.linksynergy.com/fs-bin/click?id=BDG7aX0CVIk&offerid=452112.10002558&type=3&subid=0" >Valentine’s Day Gift Guide at Microsoft Store! Expires 2/14</a><IMG border=0 width=1 height=1 src="http://ad.linksynergy.com/fs-bin/show?id=BDG7aX0CVIk&bids=452112.10002558&type=3&subid=0" >
As you can see, it’s a typical absolute link.Valentine’s Day Gift Guide at Microsoft Store! Expires 2/14
If you click on it, I’ll get credit for it.
This one happens to be a text link.
Here’s a product link:
<a href="http://click.linksynergy.com/link?id=BDG7aX0CVIk&offerid=452112.318278000&type=2&murl=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.microsoftstore.com%2Fstore%2Fmsusa%2Fen_US%2Fpdp%2FproductID.318278000"><IMG border=0 src="https://dri1.img.digitalrivercontent.net/Storefront/Company/msintl/images/English/en-INTL-Microsoft-Lumia-735-Verizon-Grey-DC3-00001/en-INTL-L-Microsoft-Lumia-735-Verizon-Grey-DC3-00001-mnco.jpg" ></a><IMG border=0 width=1 height=1 src="http://ad.linksynergy.com/fs-bin/show?id=BDG7aX0CVIk&bids=452112.318278000&type=2&subid=0" >
Which will look like this to the user:
This one would be great for a product review.
I personally prefer only to advertisers I know and trust.