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John K [PersonRank 2]

Sunday, November 13, 2005
17 years ago


Chitika is based on the api. However has their own affliate program and you don't have to share it with Chitika.

Chitika does a bit of contextual filtering to pick products to show.

However, with a modicum of programming skill, you'd be better off going directly to, using their API and selecting from a list of possible products to show – especially since most of you content is relatively un-product related.

Plus you'd be keeping more of the revenue yourself.

Philipp Lenssen [PersonRank 10]

17 years ago #

Interesting. That's absolutely what I would do. I'll check the API.

Wolfgang Schwarz [PersonRank 0]

17 years ago #

Here from Germany I see the same ad, just it's translated to German...

Miel [PersonRank 4]

17 years ago #

I'm on it. I love it. It works fine. You should've signed up through me :)

Philipp Lenssen [PersonRank 10]

17 years ago #

John, or anyone, where on can I find information for affiliates/ developers?

Nathan Weinberg [PersonRank 8]

17 years ago #

I've found it does add a little bit to ad revenue, and doesn't take away from what you're already pulling in. Its a good way to pull back in those eyes that don't look at Google ads. I know that when I see a Chitika ad, I check if there are any good prices today. It ads value, even in a non-contextual way (since you have to turn off the contextual ads to work with AdSense).

Hans Mast [PersonRank 1]

17 years ago # has done a lot of work with Chitika and has excellent reviews of it along with tons of tips.

Amit Agarwal [PersonRank 3]

17 years ago #

I have been using Chitika for a week now and must say the revenue is good.

Marc [PersonRank 0]

17 years ago #


I've been working with the API for several months now. I'm starting to blog about a little bit about it (see here – drop me a comment there and I'll get back to you (if you still are looking for information on it).

You can see the API in action here:

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