Those who have been following my recent work have likely noticed I’m focusing on building lightweight, single-use tools for finding, purchasing and using domain names. While these are “side projects”, thanks to affiliate marketing, they do have the prospect of bringing in a little bit of money as I operate them.
In this post, I’d link to share a simple technique that GoDaddy affiliates can take advantage of to “deep link” to specific pages on GoDaddy.com with their affiliate tracking code. For typical promotions, this technique isn’t needed, as GoDaddy provides all the creative, copy and landing pages you’ll need. However, for specialized tools (like my Domain and Social Media Profile Search Tool), you may want to link to specific pages within your advertiser’s site to maximize your affiliate revenues.
Doing so with GoDaddy (on Commission Junction’s network) is quite simple, if a little buried in the management interface. Here’s the steps you’ll need to follow: