Clickbank University and the Alternatives

There are a lot of very popular alternatives to Clickbank University, but are they as good and how do they compare?  In this post I’m going to talk about what Clickbank University is, what’s included and what the best alternatives are.

Clickbank University is a suite of courses that were created by various experts in affiliate marketing.  The project was set up in 2013 by two online entrepreneurs who had made a lot of money running affiliate campaigns and who approached Clickbank, a leading affiliate network, with the idea to set up an official training resource for those who were new to online marketing.  Membership costs $47 and inside the members area there are courses, forums and access to support for when you have specific questions.

There are a lot of alternatives to Clickbank University though – and there always have been.  One of the most popular is Wealth Affiliate, but it’s not the only one – “Bring the Fresh” was for a while a very popular alternative too.  I want to focus on Wealthy Affiliate as a benchmark, as it’s by far the most reputable and longest established.

Membership to Wealthy Affiliate is more expensive than Clickbank University at $50 a month.  It’s  a much larger resource though – with many more courses and a large suite of tools.

While both are good there are some differences.  Wealth Affiliate is probably better for those who have some experience already, or who want a more diverse range of options than just affiliate marketing.  Clickbank University is cheaper and much more focussed, which I think makes it more suited to those who are very new to internet marketing or who are easily confused.

Earning Extra Money With ClickBank

There are a lot of courses on the market, like Clickbank University and Wealthy Affiliate, that claim to show you how to make money with affiliate marketing, but is that really possible and are they worth paying for?

Making money as an affiliate is simple but not always easy – this is because the skills are actually fairly straightforward and easy to master, but implementing them requires quite a lot of effort, time and most of all patience.  What it usually does not require though is high intelligence – so it's pretty much open to everyone who has the time and is willing to make the effort.

Clickbank is about the easiest affiliate network to be accepted into – it has no entry criteria – but others like Max Bounty and PeerFly are not that difficult either.

There's a lot of information all over the internet about how to make money as an affiliate with networks like Clickbank, but it's not very well organised and there are often conflicting pieces of advice.  That's really the only advantage of joining a course like Wealthy Affiliate or Clickbank University – because the information is broken down into steps, made more easily readable and arranged as a plan or blueprint.  This makes it much easier to get started, and less time consuming – so if you're interested in that a course like Clickbank University may be worth paying for.