Thesis theme 1.7 has just officially been released with a huge list of new features and ShoutMeLoud had a very detailed review on this version too. However, the review seemed miss a great feature that, I am pretty sure, many of you who are monetizing your blog with affiliate networks, must be interested in it. We have already written about make money online with Thesis Affiliate program. It is 301 redirect!
If you are using Thesis theme, you should upgrade to Thesis 1.7immediately as only version 1.7 has this feature. This function has several values that other link cloaking methods can not do. You can use your affiliate link as you navigation menu.
How to do this?
You should login your blog (only Thesis 1.7) and create a new page. You set your page title as whatever you like, for example, “ “. Leave your body blank and scroll down to “301 Redirect for this Page’s URL as shown in the image below:
Now, you paste your Hostgator affiliate link in the box in red circle and save your page.
What is next?
You can show your affiliate page next to other navigation menus in Site Options and your readers who click on your affiliate menu will redirect to targeted networks. That is all and you can make more money from that tip.
Good luck and I will share other tutorials that can boost your affiliate revenue in the upcoming posts. Meanwhile do read : Hide your affiliate link with Gocodes WordPress plugin. If you have not joined Thesis affiliate program. you can join it for free from here.
Meanwhile do let us know which trick do you use to hide your affiliate links?