My Top 5 Affiliate Programs – What Are They? Why Did I Choose Them?

My Top 5 Affiliate Programs – What Are They? Why Did I Choose Them?


Hello and welcome to My name is David Hurley. I started this blog with one aim in mind: to help you make money online by following my steps. Stick with me and I’ll show you my top 5 affiliate programs and how I earn from them.

Once you know what my top 5 affiliate programs are and how I work with them, you will be able to follow my steps and start making money from them too.

The Rule of “5”

After a decade of affiliate marketing I have found “the rule of 5” to be very useful. It gives me the ideal balance between the two virtues of “focus” and “diversity”.

One of the biggest blocks to succeeding in affiliate marketing is that we can end up joining and promoting too many programs. The more programs you promote, the more you are dividing your attention. If you try to promote too many programs you will spread your resources of time and money too thinly. As a result, you will struggle to make the breakthrough you are seeking.

So it makes sense to keep your focus narrow.

On the other hand, have seen too many “big” programs crash and burn over the last few years. There is no guarantee that the program you are working with today will still be there tomorrow. If you put everything into a single program, your income  could be wiped out if the program suddenly shuts down.

So it makes sense to diversify.

And for me, I have found the ideal balance between focus and diversity to be five programs. That is why I put most of my effort into promoting my top 5 affiliate programs.

So What Are My Top 5 Affiliate Programs?

  1. Wealthy Affiliate – This is my “blog platform” and business blog training service.
  2. SFI – This is my main “product.”
  3. Trafficwave – This is how I convert my leads into subscribers and customers.
  4. AdKreator– This is what I use to create unique, branded lead capture pages.
  5. Article Video Robot – This is my where I create videos for my blog and social media.

Why Did I Choose Those As My Top 5 Affiliate Programs?

Wealthy Affiliate was launched in 2005. It is a training site for people wanting to build an online business. It is simply the best training site I have been involved with.

For newbies and advanced marketers alike, the focus is on teaching you how to create a successful, long term online business.

Your membership includes high quality secure and reliable WordPress web-hosting through their Site-Rubix hosting platform. (That is where is hosted.)

Wealthy Affiliate is a service you can promote with pride and confidence. It is also a lucrative source of residual income.

Click this link to find out more about Wealthy Affiliate.

SFI has been the Internet’s top free-to-join online business for over 16 years now. It is also one of the most innovative, with constant new developments and improvements. There’s so much good stuff going on that sales, success, and commissions just flow naturally. 

SFI’s e-commerce store, is one of the fastest growing and most popular e-commerce sites currently onine. Starting from your very first day as an SFI affiliate, you can share in the profits of EVERY sale at TripleClicks.

Over 90,000 products from all over the world, 24-hour penny auctions, and a variety of great online games are just part of what makes TripleClicks so special. TripleClicks has something for everyone. And that makes building an online business with SFI both fun and profitable. 

Click this link to find out more about SFI.

Trafficwave is what I use to brand myself and promote my business. It is a professional autoresponder service designed to get you conversions like you have never seen.

First, Trafficwave helps you get leads. Then it helps you get those leads to know, like and trust you through its automated email follow-up and list broadcasting services.

Plus, you can build an additional stream of online income simply by showing other marketers the value of Trafficwave. Click Here to see the affiliate program.

Unlike other autoresponder services, with Trafficwave you can build as many lists as you like, and grow each list as big as you like, all for a fixed monthly subscription of just $17.95.

But I don’t want you to subscribe until you have tested the system FREE on me. CLICK HERE for a 30 day free trial. 🙂

AdKreator is an online ad creator service that makes it easy for you to make your own unique opt-in pages, squeeze pages, banners and graphics for your blog.

I use AdKreator to create unique, personally branded squeeze pages that help me stand out from the crowd and build my list.

I have no graphic design skills, but I can create compelling opt-in pages that get results that thanks to Adkreator’s point-and-click technology.

Adkreator is compatible with Trafficwave and other autoresponders, so it is easy to create unique squeeze pages that feature your Trafficwave opt-in form.

You can also embed videos directly onto your landing pages.

Create your first landing page free of charge! Click Here to try out Adkreator FREE and make YOUR offers stand out from the crowd…

Click Here to read my full review of Adkreator.

Article Video Robot converts your blog posts into beautiful videos in just a couple of minutes with a few clicks of your mouse.

You can use those videos to reach a whole new audience on YouTube and other video channels. Share them on social media to attract more traffic to you. You can also embed your videos alongside your blog posts to give your visitors the option of viewing or reading your content.

I also use Article Video Robot to create videos for my squeeze pages.

Article Video Robot enables you to easily create and use video to increase traffic and sales, even if you have no video expertise, no editing experience and no video camera!

Putting It All Together

My Top5Programs all work seamlessly together to create a dynamic online business with a single focus and multiple income streams.

My primary product is SFI while Wealthy Affiliate gives my my blogging platform (and business blogging training).

I use Article Video Robot to re-purpose my blog content and pull in traffic from YouTube and social media.

Adkreator enables me to create squeeze pages that stand out from the crowd and brand me as an expert in my field. Those squeeze pages pull leads into my Trafficwave mailing list.

Once on my list, Trafficwave automatically contacts my leads with a series of compelling email newsletters. Those newsletters work to build trust and convert my subscribers into affiliates in one or more of my Top 5 Programs.

If you have any questions about how any of this works, feel free to contact me any time via the contact form elsewhere on this blog.

David Hurley



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4 thoughts on “My Top 5 Affiliate Programs – What Are They? Why Did I Choose Them?

  1. Thanks Mr David. This top5 progam you launch is fantastic. I love it so much because it brings a lot of encouragement to members. Thanks.

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