Nearly every day I get applications from affiliates that are either hoping to get approved by an inattentive affiliate program manager, or aren’t really thinking much about how their application looks to the manager.
If you want your affiliate application declined, here’s a 3-step guide for you (satisfying any 1 of the 3 “requirements” will do):
- Have a non-resolving website (or use a domain name that doesn’t belong to you)
- Ignore the affiliate program agreement
- Tell the merchant your primary method of promotion is spam
…and here’s a real-life example:
Of course, there are other tried-and-proven-to-work ways to get your affiliate application declined, but the above three are some of the most frequently reoccurring ones in my personal practice.