Looking for a complete ClickBank tutorial for beginners where you can learn the first steps you have to take to start making money online?
Watch behind my shoulder as I show you the exact first steps you have to take to start making money with ClickBank.
Here is what we have in our agenda for today:
0:00 – Introduction
1:33 – Select a ClickBank product
3:19 – Create a tracking link
4:59 – Create a Microsoft ad
Let’s quickly go through them step by step and see what we have to do.
Step 1: Select a ClickBank product
If you don’t have a ClickBank account yet, head over to and sign up.
Be honest in the details you submit, don’t omit anything, and you should be approved right away.
Make sure to fill in the details correctly – ClickBank has some triggers that can put a block on your account if the information isn’t accurate.
Then just head over to the marketplace and select a product – Okinawa Flat Belly Tonic in our case.
I usually go for the products that pay out more, usually over $100. This gives me room to experiment and play around and I found that the conversion rate is roughly the same across all products, so if you promote a higher-payout product, you just have more money to spend on ads.
Now that we selected a product, let’s move on to the next step in this ClickBank tutorial for beginners.
Step 2: Create a tracking link
Tracking is absolutely essential when doing any sort of marketing so that you can determine what works and what doesn’t.
To be more exact, what keywords, ads, ad groups, and so on convert the best.
This is why I am using ClickMagick, a third-party tracking software to help me find the winning factors in all of my campaigns.
However in addition to tracking, you cannot simply take your affiliate link and put it in the “final URL” spot in your ads.
Your ad will get instantly disapproved because the affiliate link is NOT the final URL that users land on – it’s simply the first link someone clicks on, but they land on a completely different page after that.
So we need to create a tracking link that will not only allow us to track our clicks and sales, but also to actually promote on Microsoft Ads and get credit for those sales.
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The process of creating a tracking link is pretty simple and I go through that step by step in this video, but basically you want to click on “Create New Link” under the “Links” tab at the top, and fill in the blanks – enter the link name, link “slug”, and the URL you want the link to redirect to, which is going to be our affiliate link.
You do however have to also set up ClickBank + ClickMagick tracking, and I cover that in this video:
👉 How to track ClickBank sales with ClickMagick:
That video will help you understand exactly why we do every step that we do.
After we set that up, we are ready to head over to the final step in this ClickBank tutorial for beginners!
Step 3: Create Microsoft ads
Finally, the fun part. We are now ready to create our ads and promote on Microsoft Ads.
We are using Microsoft because they are the least strict when it comes to direct linking and are perfect for beginners.
So this is a great way to test the demand for your offer before you invest the time in building out a landing/thank you page/autoresponder sequence, and so on.
I don’t spend too much time going over every little detail, but I do go over everything you do need to create your campaign.
I do have very thorough and detailed courses that teach you everything you need to know about Microsoft Ads which I don’t cover here, so check them out here:
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But you would simply click some buttons, fill in the blanks, and have your campaign up and running in no time!
Make sure to split test ad variations and add long-tail keywords for the best results.
If you don’t have the manual CPC bid option, you can go with the enhanced CPC or the maximize clicks options instead.
And this is it for this ClickBank tutorial for beginners!
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