Top CPS and CPA Affiliate Networks for 2017 Revealed

The annual ranking of Cost per Sale (CPS) and Cost per Action or Cost Per Acquisition (CPA) affiliate networks for 2017 has been revealed by mThink. The ranking is based on their Blue Book Survey of thousands of active performance marketing industry professionals, along with a panel of performance marketing industry experts and mThink’s research.

The top 10 CPS (Cost per Sale) affiliate networks for 2017 are:

  1. Rakuten (Linkshare)
  2. Share-a-Sale Affiliate Network
  3. eBay Partner Network
  4. Avangate Performance Network
  5. Amazon
  6. CJ by Conversant (Commission Junction)
  7. Clickbank Affiliate Network
  8. LinkConnector Network
  9. RevenueWire Affiliate Network (Based in Canada)
  10. FlexOffers

The top 10 CPA (Cost per Action/Acquisition) affiliate networks for 2017 are:

  1. ClickBooth
  2. MaxBounty (Based in Canada)
  3. PeerFly CLOSED
  4. W4 CPA Network
  5. Mandrivo
  6. Mundo Media (Based in Canada) CLOSED
  7. ClickDealer CPA Affiliate Network
  8. Affiliate Crossing
  9. CPAlead
  10. Adwork Media

The best affiliate networks would vary somewhat among Canadian marketers and merchants due to special terms and conditions that may make some less Canadian-friendly than others. Some networks also have more Canadian merchants and publishers than others. Our top choices for Canadian-friendly affiliate networks would be ShareASale for Cost per Sale, and MaxBounty for Cost per Action. For more suggestions, read The Best Affiliate Program Networks for Canadians. For Canadian merchants launching an affiliate program for their products, read How to Start an Affiliate Program for a Canadian Business.


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Source: mThink Blue Blue Book Best CPS Affiliate Networks and Best CPA Affiliate Networks

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It’s so important to know which networks are best especially if you’re Canadian. I| must’ve joined 20 when I 1st started and found a handful of canadian programs to join in them.