What are the Best Financial Affiliate Programmes in the UK?

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Affiliate marketing in the UK is a massive and growing industry. According to recent research by IAB/PwC, there were over 125m affiliate transactions and 30m leads totalling £16.5bn worth of sales in 2015 alone.

And the range of financial affiliate programmes is as large as the range of financial products. The financial sector, as the second largest commercial spender online, is estimated to invest 13.4% of total internet ad spend.

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Complete Introduction to Financial Spread Betting and CFD Affiliate Programmes

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The financial spread betting and CFD industry has become increasingly competitive in the last decade. As new brokers continue to enter the marketplace, financial traders are constantly looking for the best places to trade meaning brokers are prepared to pay generous commissions to affiliate marketers that can send new clients in their direction.

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Is social media a real-time financial promotion?

Categories Guide to Financial Promotions

There has been some debate about whether social media – Twitter, Facebook, Google Plus, LinkedIn, for example – is classed as a real time financial promotion. The FCA clarified this in March 2015, stating that social media is not interactive: it is therefore regulated in the same way as other financial promotions, and requires the same compliance checks and approvals.   Continue reading Is social media a real-time financial promotion?

Why do I need to be regulated to receive a share of spread revenue?

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For many years the sharing of spread, known as ‘rev share’, with unregulated affiliates has been industry practice. Making an introduction to a broker is not always regulated business, but making arrangements which result in spread betting or CFD trading is (see article 25(2) of the Financial Services and Markets Act 2000 (Regulated Activities) Order 2001). Continue reading Why do I need to be regulated to receive a share of spread revenue?