Affiliate marketing is one of the powerful monetization techniques that help bloggers and web publishers to make money by generating sales and revenues for a third party.
Being an affiliate marketer, it’s your responsibility to manage multiple websites and promote various affiliate products effectively at the same time. But sometimes it becomes difficult to manage everything simultaneously.
In this post, we’ve compiled a list of top 15 affiliate marketing plugins for WordPress (both free and premium) that will help you manage your entire affiliate operation while saving time and optimizing revenue.
ManyContacts helps website owners create an email list to promote their affiliate products. You can grab your visitor’s attention by placing an accessible contact form on the top of your site.
This plugin was designed for all types of websites such as e-commerce stores, service providers, bloggers, and other online businesses with an aim to allow them to improve their conversion rate via the collection and qualification of contacts.
Pretty Link Lite allows affiliate marketers to shrink links by using their own domain name and re-direct them to affiliate links.
With the help of this plugin, you can also track the number of clicks and unique clicks of each shortened links to gather some valuable information about how many visitors are clicking your affiliate links. Plus, you can also build 307 (temporary) or 301 (permanent) re-directs quickly and efficiently.
Amazon Auto Links is an amazing plugin that automatically creates Amazon Affiliates links for your blog. You only need to select the categories and the plugin will automatically showcase the relevant product from Amazon and add your affiliate link.
In addition, Amazon Auto Links also supports around 10 Amazon locales and works smoothly on JS disabled browsers.
ThirstyAffiliates is a complete suite of affiliate marketing tools that will allow website owners to monetize their site and generate leads.
With this plugin, you can easily create, organize, redirect, and cloak affiliate links. You can transform lengthy affiliate link URLs into shorter links, and extend its functionality by integrating advanced features such as useful importing tools, automatic keyword linking, geolocated links, and much more.
PG Simple Affiliate Shop will help you create a simple, clean, and attractive store for your affiliate products. It enables you to build a website from where you can promote your affiliate products and banner advertisements.
You can easily re-arrange your products by using a drag-and-drop interface. You can also categorize and showcase them on different pages to attract potential visitors and customers.
WP AdCenter helps you manage the affiliate ads on your website and lets you rotate banner ads or put different banners in one Ad-Zone. It offers all the stats required for proper tracking.
The WP AdCenter plugin is included in the WPEka membership that costs around $27/per month, $47/per quarter, or $97/per year. The club offers a collection of 20+ WordPress themes and 15 plugins.
EasyAzon 4 will enable you to make more commissions and save a lot of time in the process. This plugin lets you create all types of Amazon affiliate links including text, info block, image, search results, and calls-to-action directly from the WordPress dashboard.
With this plugin, you can easily set default controls to perform certain things such as open your links in a new window, use a nofollow tag, and much more. Moreover, it comes with an automatic link localizer that represents the appropriate affiliate link by tracking the location of your visitor that means you can earn a lot more commissions.
Pricing starts from $47 (Multi Site Use Rights) and goes up to $67 (Developer Site Use Rights).
The WP Pro Advertising System is a great plugin for affiliate marketers who have difficulty managing multiple advertisements, banners, and campaigns.
It comes with many powerful features that will help you place ads on your site with ease and also manages advertisers, banners, campaigns, and adzones quickly and effortlessly.
Price: $29 (regular license)
OIO Publisher will help you monetize your site, increase your revenue, save your time, and keep a complete control over your adzone.
This plugin includes all the features that you need to sell ads to paying advertisers. But, affiliate marketers also use this plugin to manage and rotate their own affiliate banners to save time.
So, you can buy a single license as that will cover all your websites.
With the ManageWP plugin, you can save a lot of your time and easily manage all your WordPress sites from one place including backups, updates, security, and much more.
The ManageWP plugin is packed with several exciting features such as client reports, SEO analysis, scheduled backups, a clone wizard, and more. So, if you’re managing multiple websites at the same time, this is what you need.
With the WooCommerce Amazon Affiliates plugin, you can promote Amazon products on your e-commerce site and earn advertising fees (commissions) from certified purchases.
This plugin has an automatic spinner that will help you evade duplicate content issues. In fact, it even automatically removes the products from your site that are no longer available on Amazon.
Price: $33 (single-site license)
With this plugin, you can quickly build an email list by instantly designing your own popup, integrating it with your email service, and selecting when and where your popup should be displayed to visitors.
It comes with a wide range of features such as analytics, A/B testing, customization options, and much more.
Price: $47 (single-site license)
Pippity is another popup plugin that will help you monetize your site or blog by helping you build an email list.
Pippity comes with advanced features such as A/B testing, 20 compelling themes, various customization options, and is also integrated with most email services.
This is a premium version of Pretty Link plugin.
With this plugin, you can build and manage shortened links for your affiliate links. The pro version comes with a plenty of advanced features such as conversion reports, double re-direction, cloaking re-direction, automated keyword replacement, twitter integration, split testing, and much more.
Price: Starts at $37 (single-site license)
With the Foobar plugin, you can embed a notification bar at the top or bottom of your website. Most affiliate marketers use this plugin to create affiliate links, generate leads, and earn profits.
Plus, you have complete control over your notification bar and you can customize the look in real time.
Price: $14 (single-site license)
This is a guest contribution by Lucy Barret, a WordPress expert and developer at HireWPGeeks, a PSD to WordPress Company. In her free time, she likes to read, write, and go outdoors for camping. You can follow her company on Facebook and Google+.