There are many affiliate marketing companies that you can choose from. Basically, you will sign up with the company that you choose, and they will do the rest. You will decide how much to pay your affiliates, and the affiliate company will send you a bill. Sit back and watch the money role in.
Affiliate marketing is a way for companies to build sales, without having to spend so much time and money on advertising. They pay a percentage of the sale to the affiliates who refer people to their website. After a visitor makes a purchase, the affiliate who referred the new customer, is credited a percentage of the sale.
An Affiliate Marketer's job is to find people interested in the product or service that they are promoting. The affiliate's marketing efforts will send new customers, usually by way of a link that is coded, to the company's website. This lets the company know who to give credit for the sale.
You will want to stay inline with other companies using affiliate marketing. You usually don't want to pay under 25% commissions, and paying bonuses will help you build a strong affiliate base and make them want to stay well into the future.