I’m a long-term member of Weight Watchers… I used to be over weight and WW is what solved that problem for me.
Now, whenever I go over a certain weight, I get straight back on it!
As a fan myself, I recently came across the Weight Watchers Affiliate program and thought I’d write this quick review & give you some info!
If you have a blog, website, YouTube channel, or a large social media following in a relevant niche, promoting Weight Watchers seems like an obvious choice.
And you don’t even need to be in a closely related niche – even if you’re a mommy blogger, or have a Lifestyle or cooking blog; the Weight Watchers affiliate program could still work for you.
I presumed when I first started this post that there would be one program and one set of commissions.
But actually, I can see the WW affiliate program runs differently, depending on what Country you’re in.
So, I will give you an overview of some of the main ones here.
I’m guessing that if you’re reading this post, you already know what affiliate marketing is about – if not, this post explains it.
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What Is The Weight Watchers Affiliate Program?
It’s a way you can earn some extra money, by recommending and referring people to WW, via your affiliate link.
Every time someone clicks via your affiliate link and signs up to the WW program, you can earn a commission.
You can get paid monthly and you will also get additional tools, such as banners and special offers, that can help you in your promotional efforts.
However, you the best conversions will come by incorporating Weight Watchers into the content in your blog, or creating relevant videos content.
So, How Can You Become A Weight Watchers Affiliate & How Much Can You Make?
First of all, you need to apply to become an affiliate – but the programs vary depending on what Country you are located.
Search for your individual Country and see how they differ – I’ve highlighted several below.
Weight Watchers USA:
Commission Junction is an affiliate network that houses tonnes of other affiliate programs.
Here, you can earn up to $10 per qualified subscription – but you will need $25 in your account prior to cashing out.
Unfortunately, if you’re outside of the US, (but a majority of your traffic is US) you won’t be able to join this program – they only accept US based affiliates.
I was disappointed by this program – as it would be a lot better if this was a recurring commission, for as long as your referral is a member.
A one off $10 isn’t very exciting!
It’s also a shame that you have to be within the US to apply.
Weight Watchers UK:
On the UK Weight Watchers website – you will also need to join via commission junction.
Here you earn a little bit more – £15 per subscription, or esource subscription, (almost $19 US dollars).
But again, no recurring commissions from this.
Weight Watchers Canada:
I went to check out Canada – however, it redirected me to the US Commission Junction page and said it was only accepting people in the USA at that time.
So, I’m now unsure if this includes the UK – it seems to be considered separately.
In any case, it’s worth joining Commission Junction in any case, which has a bunch of other affiliate programs you can check out.
Weight Watchers Australia:
Australia appears to have quite a different program altogether.
This affiliate program is housed at “Commission Factory.”
It includes perks such as – having a 30 day cookie and earning you $48 Australian dollars per sale.
That’s around $33 US Dollars – quite a leap.
Is The Weight Watchers Affiliate Program Worth It?
I would say both yes and no.
It’s definitely not that exciting and in most Countries the one-off commission isn’t that good.
You’re better off focusing on programs that can give you recurring commissions, or higher commissions per sale.
However, because WW is such a widely known program, I’d still say it’s worthwhile incorporating.
People already know about WW, so they’re more likely to trust the purchase and make a quicker decision about it – rather than sending them to something they have never heard of.
Also, if you’ve had a great experience with Weight Watchers, then it make sense that promoting them will come naturally.
If you’re going to write about and mention WW anyway, why not get rewarded for it at the same time?
How Can You Promote Weight Watchers?
Of course, this is going to vary depending on your niche and what you’re most comfortable with.
However, you could consider some of the following ideas… (each time remembering to target low-competition keywords, share via your social media platforms, remember relevant hashtags, share via email).
- Create a review of Weight Watchers,
- Share your own personal story in a blog post,
- Share other peoples success stories,
- Create Pinterest graphics to share your content, (or Instagram if that’s your preference),
- Create WW related recipes to share on Pinterest and other platforms,
- Create WW recipe related blog posts,
- Create WW recipe related videos for YouTube,
- Create WW related video content for YouTube, (a review, interviews with previous members, or again sharing your own story).
- Link to WW related content within your blog.
- Creating List posts, (Top 10 chicken weight Watchers friendly recipes!).
- Create “how-to,” posts, (how to indulge and still lose weight with Weight Watchers).
- “What I eat in a day,” Weight watchers post/video.
Whenever it seems relevant within your content, be sure to link out to your key Weight Watchers posts.
So, you could link to a WW related post whenever you mentioned “Weight loss,” within your content – for example.
What Niches Would Work With WW?
There are tonnes of niches that would work with this.
- Obviously – pretty much any health/fitness related blog.
- Lifestyle blog,
- Mommy blog,
- Personal development, (if you could incorporate it and it related to your own journey, for example),
- Special diets, (WW does have plenty of recipes that suit gluten free/dairy free and so on),
- Healthy eating blog,
- Many recipe related foodie blogs.
I’m sure there are more, but these are the broad areas that come to mind.
Weight Watchers Is Just One Option!
There are many weight loss related affiliate programs out there. You can find some quite easily.
Just head to Google and type in “Weight Loss + Affiliate Program.”
Of course, you’re likely want to be promoting more than just Weight Loss as well.
If you’re a complete beginner, I recommend checking out the Amazon Associates program – as it can work in a majority of niches.
I also created an in depth post here, all about how to make your first affiliate sale online.
If you’d like to discover how you can start earning more with affiliate marketing in the long-term: this place has some great training!
If you would like to leave a comment – feel free below!
All the best,