If you do any sort of affiliate marketing it is worthwhile learning how to create a PHP Redirect for your affiliate links. If you are not sure what this is or how it benefits you read on!

Whenever you use an affiliate link in an email to your list, on your website, or in a blog post, it is best not to use the affiliate link in its raw form. For example, here is my affiliate link for Ebay:

http://rover.ebay.com/rover/1/711-53200-19255-0/1?icep_ff3=1&pub=5574658925&toolid=10001&campid=5335884210&customid=&ipn=psmain&icep_vectorid=229466&kwid=902099&mtid=824&kw=lg

Quite horrible isn’t it? Not only is it long, it is also very unprofessional looking.

One of the best ways to make this link look shorter and more professional is to create a PHP redirect. The link now looks like this:

http://www.HomeBiz-Direct.com/recommends/ebay.php

Creating a PHP redirect link like this has a few big advantages:
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