If you haven’t got the skills to be the next Jonny Bairstow or Virat Kohli you can still make money from the cricket industry using digital channels to promote affiliate programs. Here’s a list of cricket affiliate marketing programs:
- KB Cricket – Online shop in the UK specialising in ball firing machines.
- Village Cricket – British retailer of cricket bats, pads, and gloves.
- BatFast – Simulators suitable for anyone of any ability level, locations are dotted across England.
- Amazon Associates – Amazon.com (and their regional versions) sell some cricket products.
- eBay Partner Network – lots of cricket items, new and used, are sold on eBay.
- Etsy – cricketing gifts and novelty products ideal for bloggers to write about.
- NotOnTheHighStreet – very similar to Etsy with lots of cool unique gifts for cricket fans.
- ESPN+ – live sports streaming service in the U.S. that show live cricket matches.
- Dicks Sporting Goods – sellers of cricket equipment and gear in the U.S., you can join their affiliate program through Skimlinks, Sovrn, and FlexOffers.
- PaddyPower – UK gambling company that let’s punters bet on international and domestic cricket matches.
- Wombat Cricket – makers of handmade cricket bats and other cricket equipment.
Before joining any of these cricket affiliate programs be sure to check their FAQs and do your research to see their payment methods, minimum payout level and other details. If you have any unanswered questions about them you can get in touch with their team for help. Doing your research will reduce the chance of your business being out for a duck!
Ways to be a cricket affiliate and generate revenue
- Create a cricket blog and include affiliate links in articles
- Review products in YouTube videos and put affiliate links in the video description
- Talk about the latest topics in a cricket podcast and include links in the episode descriptions
- Create popular cricket related social profiles on platforms such as Pinterest and Twitter and include affiliate links in some posts
If you run a broad sports media outlet take a look at other sports affiliate programs: