There are several reasons for cloaking or redirecting affiliate links. For instance, it’s easier to work with affiliate links when you redirect them, plus you can make them look prettier. But do you know how to cloak affiliate links? We explained how the process works in one of our previous posts. This Ask Yoast is …Read: "Ask Yoast: Should I redirect my affiliate links?"
Affiliate marketing is a way of promoting a business, products or services through a business partner. For instance you can have an affiliate link on your site, that leads to an affiliate website. When this affiliate sells products or services or acquires new customers because of this link, usually you’ll receive a percentage of the earnings. This is a way to monetize your blog.
When linking to affiliates it’s important to cloak your affiliate links.