As you likely know, we're big fans of cryptocurrencies here at LATAM Capitalist. They provide an easy way to transfer value over the internet without needing the permission from a third party payment processor such as PayPal. Permissonless payments? That's part of the definition of capitalism. We've all heard the horror stories of PayPal holding bloggers funds hostage. You don't need to worry about that with cryptocurrencies, which is why many bloggers looking to monetize their site are attracted to affiliate programs that support cryptocurrencies.
In this article, we will go over some of the best cryptocurrency affiliate programs. The majority of the programs payout in Bitcoin, however some others pay in various altcoins which we will get into below.
Coinbase is the number one cryptocurrency exchange in the United States that allows for the purchase of Bitcoin among other coins with US Dollars. The exchange also operates in Australia, Canada, and a number of European countries.
Coinbase offers a referral program that gives you (the blogger) $10 in Bitcoin when readers using your link sign up for Coinbase and purchase at least $100 worth of cryptocurrency. If your blog is targeting new cryptocurrency users, such as tutorials on how to buy bitcoin, Coinbase is the perfect affiliate program for those types of articles.
Click the the image below to sign up for Coinbase and their referral program.
Binance is one of the most popular exchanges for altcoins. After purchasing Bitcoin on Coinbase, many users then transfer their Bitcoin to Binance in order to exchange for other coins not supported by Coinbase. Thus, Binance is a great affiliate program to use on articles on how to purchase altcoins or articles about altcoins in general.
Binance offers a referral program that gives you (the blogger) 50% of all trading commissions from your readers that sign up using your link. These commissions are paid to you in the coin that the person you referred pays their commissions in. Click the image below to sign up for Binance and their affiliate program.
Ledger is a company that manufactures cryptocurrency hardware wallets. These wallets offer the best combination of security and convenience. I've been using the Ledger Nano S for a couple years now and I've had zero complaints. With the recent release of the Ledger Nano X which features support for mobile phones, I will be looking at upgrading soon.
Ledger offers an affiliate program that rewards you with 10% of all sales from customers that you send via your referral link. Depending on which wallet your readers decide to buy, this comes out to about $5-10 per referral paid out in Bitcoin.
Let me know in the comments if you have any other programs you think I should have mentioned. I know there's a lot more exchanges I could have covered, but I wanted to avoid just listing different exchanges, thus I picked the two most popular.
Until next time,
Disclosure: “Some of the links in this post are affiliate links. This means if you click on the link and purchase the item, LATAM Capitalist will receive an affiliate commission.”