Do not go for the highest paying hosting affiliate. Chose a hosting company which is the best. Even your clients/referrals should feel happy that they signed up. Even though many hosting affiliate pay more, I signed up with A small Orange. They pay $50 per sale but the best part is that they record each and every sale. Even my blog “bleepingtech” is hosted on ASO.
When choosing a web hosting affiliate program, here are two thing I recommend:
Avoid any hosting company owned by Endurance International Group (EIG) which includes HostGator, BlueHost, HostMonster, iPage, FatCow, JustHost, Arvixe, A Small Orange, HostNine and many others. (Here’s why: Endurance International Group (EIG) Hosting – Review Hell).
Choose an affiliate program that pays commissions on customers monthly usage, not just a single commission payment (long term residual income).
This is my web hosting affiliate program of choice: Ultra Performance SSD Hosting – Tuned for WordPress and eCommerce!