hi, I am a newbie, too.
But I know a little about add ads and I'd like to share with.
1.choose a product.(That's very important£©
You have to take account of many factors, such as the commission, the popularity of product and relativity with your site.
2.register as an affiliate.
Generally speaking, you need fill a form.
3.active your account and entering the affiliate system to choose banners or text or links.
4.copy the codes or links, then paste on your site.
5.pay attention to the statistic data and get your money.
Hoho,is that easy?
[edited by: eelixduppy at 5:21 pm (utc) on Nov. 14, 2008]
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