7 Secrets to Building a Sustainable Business with CrakRevenue

Making money is the core of any affiliate business—and any business that hopes to avoid bankruptcy. But, making money at any cost may actually have more detrimental effects and pitfalls that can just as easily end your business faster than… ›

Check out these 7 new niched products!

20 New Dating Products to Promote!

Stay tuned! This is just the beginning of a long series of new offers to come!

Free Games Exposed: All the Best Games in the Adult Gaming Niche

They say that video games are addictive? Well, wait till you play these… Free Games Exposed is the perfect offer for adult gamers. It features some of the most current popular video games tailored to an adult audience that loves… ›

Lead Scrubbing — What It Really Means & Our Take On It!

Lead Scrubbing … it almost sounds inherently evil, doesn’t it? It may sound bad — but don’t be fooled by its sound; it’s a term easily confused for another. Scrubbing actually serves a pretty important purpose, and it may not… ›

Promote the Most Recognized Brand in Adult Pleasure

How to Choose a Great WordPress Theme That Delivers

WordPress — it’s the leading free content management system beloved by so many. It allows us to create beautiful websites and blogs of all varieties and niches without breaking the bank. But when it comes to theme selection… there’s just… ›

Alternative Traffic-Building Methods

A few months back, we covered some of the basics of how to get started building an adult audience and the feedback we received from you guys was wonderful. Many of you reached out to us for more information… ›

CrakRevenue is Attending QWEBEC-Expo in Montreal This August!

Going on 13 years strong now, QWEBEC-Expo has been the trade show and technical conference to attend summer after summer. Held in Montreal, Canada — this highly-respected industry event provides site owners, webmasters and affiliates the tools they need to… ›

Trackers: The Silent Heroes of Every Campaign

Having a good overview of your sales is one thing, but optimizing your traffic to its fullest potential using trackers is a whole different story. Most CPA networks are already breaking down your general stats according to GEO, Program, Tour,… ›

Join Us at Affiliate Summit East 2016 in NYC!

The CrakRevenue Team is headed to the Big Apple for Affiliate Summit East 2016! July’s been a busy month for us — first Berlin and now NYC — we’re kind of diggin’ this whole globetrotter thing! This year’s Affiliate… ›

[METHOD] $$ Make More Money From Every Visitor $$

As many of you already know, much of our team at CrakRevenue has been a team comprised of Internet marketing professionals who began their careers as affiliates. Take Jason, our Vice-President of Traffic Generation, for example… CrakRevenue might not… ›

Visa’s New Chargeback Policies: The Butterfly Effect in the Affiliate Industry

As of July 1, 2016, Visa’s new Chargeback Monitoring Program’s regulations have been a cause for concern for both merchants and affiliate marketers alike. The purchase of Visa Europe by Visa Inc. in 2015 was followed by a series of… ›

The CrakRevenue Team is Heading to Berlin!

The Affiliate World Europe conferences in Berlin are right around the corner and we’re happy to report that some key members of CrakRevenue team will be there. Those attending this super-affiliate conference can expect a gathering of marketing’s finest. Speeches,… ›

Catch the Summer Cash Wave!

Louis-Alexandre Dumas, Aff Manager & Darren from CPA Affiliates Network

Like any great relationship, a truly successful one is built on communication and trust. And that same special relationship—between an Affiliate Manager and Affiliate—is no exception! The relationship between these two entities is a partnership at the end of… ›

Launching I’m Live & Total Webcam!

Adult Mailing Campaigns: Don’t Push the Envelope!

Despite the rise of social media and the abundance of alternate traffic source channels, did you know that e-mail marketing remains one of the most effective and rewarding methods of promotion? Indeed, a good email marketing campaign can reach some… ›

Hot, Attractive Payout to Mark the Launch of SwipeFlirts.com

A Custom, Easy-to-Use Popunder Script Perfect for SPLIT TESTING

Be it banners or campaigns — one thing we’ve talked a lot about at CrakRevenue has been the importance of split testing. Split testing (also known as A/B testing) has been defined as a method of conducting “controlled, randomized experiments”… ›

23 Facts About Adult Consumers to Generate More Conversions

The Principles of Chargeback Prevention

In affiliate marketing, receiving a commission is one of the most fulfilling rewards we marketers can receive for the fruits of our labor. And sometimes, unfortunately, these fruits can be snatched away from us—in an instant. We’re of course talking… ›

How to Make a Dedicated Landing & Avoid the Crash – Part 2

In our last post, How to Make a Dedicated Landing Page – Part 1, we talked about the main components every landing page should have. However, much like having all the ingredients to something and not having a recipe… ›

How to Make a Dedicated Landing & Avoid the Crash – Part 1

Just like an aircraft needs a suitable landing strip to land, a successful web marketing campaign isn’t complete without a landing page of its own. You want your visitor to land carefully, naturally, and methodically on a landing page that… ›

Popunders: a Force to Be Reckoned With

Popunders are a force to be reckoned with and they should not be underestimated. They are one of the most effective ways to promote a wide variety of offers, and its appeal does not stop there. There are a… ›

Building an adult audience

Before one should even start thinking about monetizing adult traffic, one should HAVE adult traffic. Or, at the very least, one should know how to attract it. It’s a little technique we like to call: building an adult audience.… ›

What do you do about Ad Blocking?

In 2015, a $22 billion net loss of revenue is believed to be attributed to AdBlock. Can it get worse than that? You bet it can. The number of users using AdBlock is constantly increasing. Ad Blocking software and… ›

Lead us to the top!

Cam Insights – An Interview with Arnaud Guilon

When people ask what Arnaud Guilon does for a living, it always makes for an interesting conversation. Arnaud Guilon comes from an impressive background, having worked for both Microsoft and Apple. Now a Product Manager for CrakRevenue, Arnaud is responsible… ›

8 Things You Can Do to Stay Out of That Spam Folder

Everyone knows there’s money to be made sending emails—but not everyone knows how to stay out of that Spam folder. It’s important to note that when we talk about avoiding the Spam folder, we’re not just talking about avoiding… ›

Shout Out to Social Media ‘Shout Outs’

Many of us are already familiar with Media Buying—but are you aware of a new school way of, well, ‘buying media’? Think of it as Media Buying 2.0… Skip the usual Ad Networks for a change and start buying quality,… ›

The Top 10 Mistakes a Media Buyer Can Make

We’ve said it before and we’ll say it again: Media buying is both a science and an art where you only get better at it the more you do it. With every traffic buy comes the risk of common mistakes… ›

Join us at the Phoenix Forum!

The Crak team has their sights set on one thing: the upcoming Phoenix Forum tradeshow! Are your sights set as well?! This year, CrakRevenue’s President & Founder, Nicolas Chrétien, will be making the trip. By Nick’s side will be… ›

Unleash the Type-In Power!

What if we told you that 10% of our daily revenue comes from type-in traffic? Are you impressed? You should be—because that number’s nothing to sneeze at in 2016! Type-in traffic is a beautiful thing; it allows us to reach… ›

Parent Company of CrakRevenue Wins Appeal in Patent Fight Against Essociate

On Friday, March 11, 2016, the US Federal Circuit unanimously affirmed U.S. District Judge James V. Selna’s ruling confirming the unpatentability and invalidity of Essociate’s patent. Last February, the parent company of CrakRevenue won the first round of a hard-fought… ›

Payout Bump on Sex Messenger!

How to Mask Your Adult Affiliate Link

There’s a lot of money to be made in the adult affiliate marketing world, this you know. But when it comes to the actual act of PROMOTING adult offers and RECEIVING traffic to your campaigns — the path isn’t always… ›

My Free Cams – Payout bump at $4 PPL

Bang For Your Buck: Investing $1,000 Wisely

$1,000… What’s $1,000 to you? To some it’s a huge number, to others, this amount isn’t all that impressive; as they say, it’s all relative. However, in the affiliate marketing world in which we live, a $1,000 investment can make… ›

5 Reasons You’re Not Reaching Your Minimum Payout

Getting frazzled because you just can’t reach that minimum payout? You’re not alone. Thousands of affiliate marketers over the age of 18 are affected by Minimum-Payout Syndrome every single day. Luckily for you, there’s a logical explanation for everything. Let’s… ›

Payout Race: What Horse Are You Betting On?

Here’s a question, it’s fair to say, that’s asked of us more than often: “What is the best payout type?” Obviously, there’s no universal answer to this question. Indeed, if there was one clear winning payout type or formula, we… ›

5 WordPress Plugins You Should Download for Your Adult Site

When we presented the 5 WordPress Themes perfectly well suited for adult affiliates last month, we teased some new plugin discoveries we were on the heels of testing at the time. After much extensive testing ladies and gentlemen, it’s time… ›

So Long Whale School: Welcome to the Whale Academy!

We told you that we had great plans for 2016, and we weren’t lying. As you already know, our passion for web marketing & the adult industry cannot be overstated. Sharing our knowledge of an industry we all know and… ›

CrakRevenue in Numbers – 2015 Review

A Call for Celebration: CrakRevenue Wins 2 GFY AWARDS!

Yesterday evening, the industry’s finest united. The industry’s top affiliates and businesses gathered in awesome Las Vegas. We want to start off by congratulating all of yesterday’s winners at 2016’s sure to be forever-remembered GFY Awards. Great job everyone! To… ›

5 Things All Winning Banners Have in Common

Banners aren’t dead — digital advertising is actually more sophisticated than ever. But what we also know is, people have become very adept at ignoring traditional banner display advertising in recent years — banner blindness — call it what you… ›

Blue Book Names CrakRevenue a Top-20 CPA Network For the 2nd Year in a Row

Now this is something we could get used to! For the second year in a row, mthink’s prestigious and mainstream 2016 Blue Book has ranked CrakRevenue among the best of the best, as one of the Top 20 CPA networks… ›

Meet the Crakheads in Vegas

Guess who’s packing again? Crak’s finest Crakheads are headed back to the entertainment capital of the world — Las Vegas! Francis Jobin, our Media Buy Director, and Maxime Bergeron Laramée, the Leader of our Sales Team will be making a… ›

Why Isn’t My Traffic Converting?

Once you become an affiliate, there’s usually a long road ahead before making a living out of it. First, you gotta have traffic — and if you don’t, you gotta know how to generate it. This, generally speaking, can take… ›

Final Round of Voting for the 2016 GFY Awards

The final round of the 2016 GFY Awards is here! We just want to take a second to THANK every single one of you who have nominated & voted for us thus far. Your votes have paid off tenfold and… ›

New Year’s Wishes for 2016

We wish you… Joy, fulfillment, and of course, many full wallets this 2016! You guys continue to amaze us year after year. The truth is, we couldn’t ask for better affiliates and partners. In fact, we love you guys so… ›

GEOs to Watch in 2016

We all have our favorites, and so do our affiliates. Whether it’s a preferred vertical, payout model, or niche, we do everything in our power to master all the variables to every campaign that comes our way. With that said,… ›

Whale-sized Christmas Greetings from CrakRevenue!

There are no words strong enough to convey how much we appreciate doing business with every single one of you. So, in the spirit of the season, we wanted to extend a heartfelt THANK YOU! Thank you for the incredible… ›

How Christmas Affects Your Adult Affiliate Marketing Sales

Ahh, ‘tis the season… to be jolly…? adjective jol·ly / full of happiness and joy : happy and cheerful; very pleasant or enjoyable. But is it really? From a purely adult marketing standpoint, depending on who you ask—or better… ›

Papa Whale’s Comprehensive Guide on the Art of Media Buying

Since so many of us tend to receive a little somethin’ extra in the cash department around the holidays (thanks Grandma!), we thought it’d be a great time to revisit the topic of Media Buying… because well, you know… … ›

5 WordPress Themes Fit for an Adult Affiliate

WordPress is constantly evolving and so are its themes. Most in tune Webmasters are always looking for new ways to improve their site, from swanky new features, to a stylish new design. Needless to say, it’s been a while since… ›

Second Round of Voting for GFY Awards 2016

It’s the second round of nominations for this year’s GFY awards and — we don’t know if you heard the news — but Round 2 of voting has been reset due to corruption of data on GFY. Therefore, if you… ›

CrakRevenue to attend Affiliate World Asia

Affiliate World Asia is soon to have 3 special members in attendance. Nicolas Chrétien, Président & Founder Axel Vézina, chief operating officer (COO) Vincent Fréchette, VP of Sales That’s right! CrakRevenue’s very own executive team is headed to Bangkok, Thailand… ›

8 Instagram Marketing Tips You Can’t Go Wrong With

They say a picture is worth a thousand words. And then there’s Instagram — home of the hipster, the meal no one wants to see, and a million half-naked girls. All jokes aside, Instagram’s actually a pretty convenient place to… ›

Warm-up with this Christmas Challenge!

A Crash Course Guide to Pay-Per-Lead PPL

5 tips to make more money with PPL - CrakRevenue Blog

CrakRevenue gives you access to exclusive deals and offers that are not available when going direct with sponsors, this you probably already know. Many of these sought-after programs are based on a Pay Per Lead model, which has become increasingly… ›

Help Us Remain at the Top!

CrakRevenue is in the running for some major worldwide recognition at not only this year’s XBIZ Awards, but also the 2016 edition of mThink’s Blue Book survey of top CPA networks, a coveted mainstream listing! This is significant to us… ›

XBIZ Awards 2016 – We’re thrilled to be nominated!

We’re very grateful to be nominated at the up-and-coming 2016 edition of next year’s XBIZ Awards! We have been nominated in the Affiliate Program of the Year – Network category. We were fortunate enough to win this prestigious title… ›

The Hottest Adult Trends & Verticals… Revealed

In a little more than a month, we’ll be ringing in the holiday season and raising our glasses to the New Year to come. But instead of decorating everything in red and green, we at CrakRevenue are taking a look… ›

A Tutorial on Plugz: Part 2, Publishers

Last week, we reminded you of our acquisition of Plugz — an innovative Contextual Advertising System for Advertisers that we not only believe in — but also believe to be the future of online advertising. Plugz not only does Advertising… ›

A Tutorial on Plugz: Part 1, Advertisers

We’ve said it before and we’ll say it again: the face of online advertising is changing. That’s why we acquired Plugz — the first of its kind contextual ad management platform for adult sites. Whether you’re an Advertiser wanting the… ›

3 Facts about CPA Networks & Direct Sponsors

In times of too many choices, too many decisions, and too little time — CPA Network or Direct to Sponsor — what’s an aff to do? Today, we’re re-visiting an age-old topic and debate that has never died down. Here… ›

4 Ways to Monetize 4 Types of Traffic

“Who is your daddy and what does he do?” asked Arnold Schwarzenegger in the beloved (and oh-so quotable) Kindergarten Cop film of 1990. At this point, you might be wondering how an Arnold Schwarzenegger line from a ‘90s American comedy… ›

Jobs at Crak – We’re Hiring!

Soon, CrakRevenue will have a Jobs section! Starting this October, we’re offering up a whole host of exciting career opportunities to enthusiastic, skilled marketers like yourself. Since 2010, CrakRevenue’s premium-performance CPA platform has been a staple for Webmasters, affiliates, and… ›

How to Make a Few Hundred Dollars Every Month With CrakRevenue

Not long ago, we came across one affiliate’s guide to earning money through CrakRevenue—a tutorial one of our affiliates had written and shared on Reddit. Since we’re always getting asked about ways one can promote our offers, we thought –… ›

How to Make Money with Reddit in 4 Easy Steps

CrakRevenue Reddit Tutorial

There are an infinite number of ways to make money with community-oriented sites like Reddit, and one of those ways might just be easier than you think. Practically anyone can do it — and the best thing is — it… ›

Create Your Own Landing Page With These Simple Tips

If there’s one thing we know at CrakRevenue, it’s how to create a killer landing page. Landing pages are the best friend of any marketer. They help us meet an objective, they deliver a message, and when done right, they… ›

The Crak Executive Team Remains the Same, But with a Few Changes

For a little while now, change has been underway at CrakRevenue behind the scenes. Today, we’re excited to share some of this news with all of our trusted partners and affiliates. Here’s what’s new: Ownership Nicolas Chretien, the founder of… ›

Euro Tour 2015

It’s that time of the year again—Tradeshow season, baby! The 11th Edition of WMA is upon us. We’re ready—the question is, are you? The Crak Team will be in Amsterdam for Webmaster Access from the 18th – 21st of September—we… ›

The SECRET to Bypassing AdBlock in 2 SIMPLE STEPS

Between the devastating Chrome flash update we talked about last week, and Apple’s news back in June that they would soon enable Ad-Blocking in future releases of Safari’s mobile browser—one thing is clear: the big guys have it in for… ›

Turn FLASH Ads Into a GIF, EASILY!

Google Chrome is the world’s most popular web browser—and any day now, they’ll be releasing a major update that essentially says SAYONARA to the Flash support we once knew. Yep, you read that right — Chrome is ending its Flash… ›

Adult SEO: Search Optimization Strategies of an Adult Webmaster

“Adult SEO,” … “SEO for porn sites,” … “How to do adult search engine optimization??“ These are just a few of the search queries that thousands of Adult Webmaster hopefuls type into their favorite search engine every single day, hour, and minute—all… ›

Love Crak? YNOT Vote for Us!

We say money makes the heart grow fonder… Hopefully by now, hopefully we’ve made you a lot of money. And if that’s the case and we’ve done right by you—and your heart has indeed grown fonder for CrakRevenue—now you have… ›

Content Marketing and the Future of Online Advertising

At some point in time, we all have to choose. From a marketing standpoint… do we fall back on what we know? Or, do we step forward, to something new? Think about it this way: conventional advertising has faced hurdles… ›

Vote for Your Favorite Whale Network in the 2016 BLUE BOOK CPA Survey

mThink’s 2016 BLUE BOOK CPA Survey is officially open for voting and we need your help! Blue Book’s survey gives recognition to the best in performance marketing and ranks the Top 20 CPA Networks worldwide. This is the sixth year… ›

The Best Google Webmaster Videos – Part 3

Whether you’re an experienced site owner or one who’s just starting out, it’s easy to get lost in the sea of information that comes your way when curiosity strikes. From the topic of SEO to general questions site owners may… ›

3 RevShare Rationales That Lead To Skinny-Wallet Syndrome

Revshare… It’s a beautiful thing. If you really think about it, it’s a surreal concept. All it takes is one person — the right person — signing up under your affiliate link and spending a little money to fund your… ›

Guess Who’s Attending QWEBEC Expo?

We’ve got our calendars marked and bags packed for QWEBEC Expo 2015! That’s right! Members of the CrakRevenue team will be in Montreal for this year’s always-productive sought-after annual B2B event. The event is set for August 6th – 9th,… ›

Holiday Notice – Papa Whale

After more than 200 blog posts written, Papa Whale needs a breather. CrakRevenue’s resident Whale is about to kick up his feet and enjoy the sun for a couple weeks. He’s off to a tropical island to sip pina coladas… ›

5 Tips to Create a Lucrative Instagram Following

With Instagram’s whopping 300 million active monthly users, the online photo & video sharing social networking site is nearly tied with Twitter these days. With these kind of numbers, there’s followers to be gained, and money to be made. Today,… ›

Check out BrokenTeens: Our Latest Masterpiece

6 Google Analytics Mistakes to Avoid

Google Analytics… what would we do without it?! The free web analytics service offered by Google has been the Webmaster analysis tool of choice for many years now. But as many of us know, this treasure trove of information provided… ›

Customize the Latest PunishTube Funnels!

How would you like your sales funnels to be everything you ever wanted them to be? Thanks to Punish Tube’s new levels of funnel customization, you can have just that… excellent sales funnels when it comes to our brand new… ›

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Be Daring! Promote Pops

The whole popunder phenomenon began in the 90s, and grew to have pretty bad connotations after sites of yesterday abused these one-time effective methods of promotion. We remember these days well, and we’re sure you remember them too. Clicking the… ›

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Extra! Extra! The Survey Times

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E-Real Estate Part 2 – Selling Websites

When someone or some entity is prepared to pay you a lump sum for one of your websites, selling your site can be a life changer. Ah yes, that glorious feeling of impending financial freedom… for however long. No matter… ›

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The First & Only Desktop Dating App

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E-Real Estate Part 1 – The Value of Your Web Property

Everyone seems to have one these days, but just how much is that website of yours really worth? As the old saying goes — “it’s only worth what someone is willing to pay for it” — while this remains true… ›

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Payout Bumped for the BangBros Tube HD Launch!

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How to Create Personas

You know your traffic and your average user… or, at least, you like to think that you do. However, just as humans have a tendency to be taken by surprise when our other halves tell us they’re leaving─the same can… ›

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CrakRevenue Acquires Plugz

We have some pretty exciting news to report today! Plugz.co – a Related Content Ad Platform which allows you to buy, sell and trade plug traffic has been acquired by CrakRevenue. We’ve been testing the Plugz platform for a while… ›

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The Best Google Webmaster Videos – Part 2

Usually to be the best at something, you need to learn from the best. That’s why recently, we decided to put the spotlight on some fantastic, highly informative, YouTube videos put out there by none other than the Google team.… ›

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DaGFs in Depth – Check It Out!

We launched DaGFs just 5 days ago and it’s already become one of our top offers. No wonder this teen porn network is quickly becoming a contender for top spot – it has everything your picky visitor could want. Whether… ›

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DAGFS – From the Creators of CrakRevenue

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June 10th Is Approaching, Hurry!

With the end of May hot on our heels, we’re quickly approaching the end of our Survey which we asked for your help in completing. You may recall the date June 10th — this is the day we select 3… ›

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