# The Best Place to Place Affiliate Links on Your Website
Where you place your affiliate links on your website can really make a difference on how many clicks you end up getting and , since every click means a potential sale , this is an important aspect of internet marketing .
Research has shown that the most effective affiliate links are text links . Yes , plain text links . Not big flashy banner ads like most affiliate website are filled to the brim with . What happens is , you write a great article (or have one created) about the product or something related to the product and stick the link into your text . This allows interested readers to see the link as they are reading and click on it .
Of course , your article and your link have to work effectively together to make this happen . A bad article and an unrelated link to an unknown product are not likely to make the profits roll in .
So the next time you are out to choose an affiliate link , try placing a relevant link in a great article that is well optimized for search engines and see how it works out for you . . . . . . .