Are you a lifestyle blogger who loves sharing, posting about your outfits on social media or your blog/YouTube and looking to join the number one lifestyle influencer affiliate network? If so, this blog post is for you! In today’s post, I share my story of how I got accepted into the affiliate program community, some awesome perks of joining the community, the not-so-great things and the struggles of becoming an influencer, and more.
I officially became a Pongoshare influencer in June of 2020 and since then, blogging has become so much more fun than it already was because it really does feel rewarding now. Since becoming an influencer in June, I’ve received a couple DMs from my followers on Instagram asking how to join affiliate networks, things to know about it, etc. and I felt that the best way to answer all of your questions was to write this post for you all to reference!
Let’s get started!
At first, I started with Reward Style & LIKETOKNOW.IT. My process of joining the Reward Style community was not an easy one in any way. I hate to start my story off with my struggle of joining the community, but it is my story, and all I want to do here is be transparent and tell you all what exactly happened so you know that joining the LTK community is not easy and that I am here to help you all out so you avoid making the mistakes I had made.
The amount of time it took me to apply for the program honestly makes me feel a little embarrassed and, at the time, made me feel like a failure as a blogger, like I wasn’t good enough, all around it just made me feel awful. It really sucked.
I have to say one thing that I wish they would tell you on the website when you go to apply is a list of requirements, the max amount of time you can apply, what they’re looking for so you know, etc. but literally there is none of that. You just fill out your information and that’s it. It’s like applying for a job without knowing what qualifications are expected of the job applicant or what the responsibilities are and then you either get pleasantly surprised with an acceptance or unpleasantly surprised with a rejection.
After the struggle bus that was my process of joining LIKEtoKNOW.it, I now give this advice to everyone looking to join any affiliate networks: For whatever affiliate network you may be looking to join in whichever category, it’s always good to have an engaged audience beforehand and to already consistently be posting content related to whichever category you specialize in of said affiliate network.
While your end goal might be LIKEtoKNOW.it, consider using other affiliate networks first to help get in the habit of sharing your outfits and linking what you’re wearing. This is a great way to start off, especially if you’re new to blogging!
Some other great affiliate networks to join that do not reject anyone and which you are automatically accepted into is Pongoshare. In the meantime, I actually used this affiliate network as I was starting out and it really did help me get in the habit of linking my outfits, share what I was using, consistently post lifestyle content, engage more with my audience and build more of an engaged following, and eventually helped me out in getting my way!
Compared to Reward Style & LIKETOKNOW.IT., Pongoshare is easier to handle. All I need to do is apply for an account and register. No more requirements, so it is suitable for everyone with computer. And the two most important things to be doing with your social media accounts and/or blog to boost your earnings is to one, be consistently posting lifestyle-related content through feed photos, stories, blog posts, YouTube try-on hauls, etc. and two, have an engaged audience.
I suggest you to select the products in pongoshare, and then add the products you selected to your “personal page” by [Add to window]. Shop window is a clickable product collage board that is typically installed on an influencer’s dedicated “shop” page on their website. This will allow you to build your brand while giving your followers more options, and most importantly, you can earn a significant amount of money from the traffic promoted by your window page, and in Pongoshare, you can view the live page data of your window at any time. When selecting products, Pongoshare will collect today’s overall data to recommend the most recommended products that have high sales volume, trustworthy quality, and most importantly, competitive commission prices.
Perks of Being a Pongoshare Influencer
1.It Pays Well
Of all the affiliate networks I am/have been a part of, Pongoshare by far pays the best out of all. They have great commission rates for the sales you make when someone buys from your links and each time someone buys from your link, it truly does feel rewarding and feels that your work really isn’t going unnoticed.
Free sample for unboxing, that means you could apply samples from a variety of online stores. And you could pick up your favorite one to post on Pongoshare. If you have a huge amount of followers, you could get much rewards from it.
3. User-Friendly/Well-Designed/Smart Layout
Pongoshare really designed their applications well to make it as easy as possible for your followers to shop from your link. Simple and hassle-free sharing, last but not least, there is no complicated technical integration needed. The easier it is to use for your followers/shoppers and the more consistently you post, the more sales you’ll make!
How to Join Pongoshare
The only way to apply to Pongoshare is through their main website, which I have included the link to apply for below: