CJ Affiliate’s New Customisable Product Widgets

CJ Affiliate has expanded their publisher tools  by enabling affiliate publishers with a possibility to create their own widgets! Think of these as your very own customisable, product driven banners.

Example of a CJ Affiliate collage using the product widget creator.What is a Product Widget?

A widget is a slide-show, collage or grid that allows a publisher to enhance the display of products from joined advertisers on their site.

While each blog is different, many bloggers have found these product widgets give them more options as you are no longer confined to the standard banners provided by the advertiser. Now you can add multiple products from multiple advertisers that exactly matches each pages or each blog post’s content without having to integrate product feeds or APIs.

It’s a simple 3-step process whereby you (1) pick the products (across all advertisers to whose programs you belong), (2) customize your preferences (see the below videos), and (3) save it (which automatically adds it to “My Widgets” sub-tab) and pick up a simple one-line javascript code to add to your site.
View these tutorial videos to learn more about who to use these product widgets.

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Collage: A collage allows you to create any type of display ad that allows users to showcase how products look together in an aesthetically pleasing format. Mix and match products in ways that a single product ad cannot. It is your opportunity to have fun and be creative with your products as you are on your website.

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Grid: Create a whole new page, take over half a page or tab on your website to showcase as many products as you wish. Grids can be customized to many sizes and can rotate if you wish.

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Slide-show: The slide-show widget option allows you to easily create rotating displays of products in standard IAB unit sizes. It’s a great way to compliment your site with relevant product ads that convert and influence customers. Once your slide-show is created, you are able to change products in and out of the slide-show via the Widgets tab.

Conclusion:

These little product widgets are going to save you a lot of time, make your readers happy and better yet, hopefully make you some more money in the process.

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