What is a Thin Affiliate Site? I used to make a fair amount of money from what are called thin affiliate sites by Google, these are affiliate sites that ONLY have content provided by the affiliate (the content is ‘thin’) and have no added value. About five years ago (2005ish) Google became very good at automatically spotting and penalizing thin affiliate sites, traffic to these sites dropped from tens of thousands of visitors to the low thousands of visitors a year (clearly penalized), so I stopped making new thin affiliate sites. Making Money with Amazon Affiliate Stores Before the Google crack down I had thin Amazon affiliate stores that took about an hour to create (thin Amazon affiliate stores were […]

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