42 Hosting Affiliate Programs by Best Minimum Sale Earning

This is a growing list of the best paying web-hosting affiliate programs — sorted by minimum sale earnings, recurring commission or one time sale percentage. Details provided on each program and suggestions/edits welcome in comments.

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Web hosting is a lucrative and popular affiliate market with some of the best paying commissions out there. It’s also a widely applicable marketing niche for all kinds of websites — I’ve seen anything from cooking sites to travel and fashion blogs making a profit from teaching their readers how to setup a blog or website of their own.

So just how much can you make being a web-hosting affiliate? Choosing a good partner could land you with a nice monthly profit with just a handful of signups.

Affiliate Program Index:

 

»» Minimum Sale Commission

Sorted by minimum — one time earning from referral sales.

WP Engine — $200 minimum

Company with ‘WordPress perfected hosting‘ — founded in 2010 and based in Austin, Texas. Focus on blazing fast WordPress performance, ease of use, customer service and high-tech data centers from Google Cloud & Rackspace. They pay $200 or 100% of first month’s payment — whichever is higher.

  • Minimum Commission: $200
  • Data Centers: California (US), London (UK), St. Ghislain (Belgium)
  • Plans: Personal, Professional, Business, Premium, Enterprise Grade
  • WordPress only
  • 2nd tier commission
  • Linking to Inner Pages Allowed
  • PayPal payouts

A2 Hosting — $85 minimum

Speed focused hosting company with a highly reputable brand and friendly customer service. Based in Michigan and founded in 2003. Big variety of hosting plans and cumulative earnings, from a $85 minimum to $140 depending on the amount of monthly sales.

  • Minimum Commission: $85
  • Data Centers: Michigan (USA), Amsterdam (Europe), Singapore (Asia)
  • Plans: Shared Hosting, VPS Hosting, Cloud Hosting, Dedicated Hosting, Reseller Hosting, WordPress Hosting, Blog Hosting, eCommerce Hosting, Forum Hosting and a lot more..
  • Linking to Inner Pages Allowed
  • PayPal payouts

Hosting24 — $75 minimum

Offering “First class hosting since 2004“. Rewards start at $75 or alternatively choose a 50% recurring fee payment program. Note: you need to print out the affiliate agreement, sign it and scan both the signed agreement and your passport, then send it over for verification.

  • Minimum Commission: $75
  • Data Centers: Asheville, NC (US), UK
  • Plans: Unlimited Hosting, Reseller, VPS
  • PayPal payouts

HostMetro — $65 minimum

Affordable web-hosting from Illinois, US — all plans with unlimited space, bandwidth, domains and so on. Basic hosting only. Fixed minimum capped at $65 for every sale.

  • Minimum Commission: $65
  • Data Centers: United States
  • Plans: Shared Web Hosting
  • PayPal payouts

Bluehost — $65 minimum

A well known hosting company and affiliate program, offering “fast and professional hosting services” based in Utah since 2003. Payment’s have a minimal threshold of USD$100. They have been acquired by Endurance International Group (EIG) — a web hosting conglomerate.

  • Minimum Commission: $65
  • Data Centers: United States
  • Plans: Shared, Cloud, WordPress, WooCommerce, VPS and Dedicated Hosting
  • PayPal payouts

Hostwinds — $65 minimum

This Oklahoma-based company was founded in 2010. Offering the “industry’s cheapest website hosting” with unlimited space and bandwidth. Every sale earns you a minimum of $65 and more than 19+ monthly sales will land you with a payout of $135 each. Custom coupon codes, and many landing pages available.

  • Minimum Commission: $65
  • Data Centers: Dallas & Seattle (US)
  • Plans: Shared, Business, Reseller, Budget VPS, Dedicated
  • PayPal, Skrill, and Bank Wire

Just Host — $60 minimum

An old web-hosting service offering cheap and easy ‘just‘ hosting. A fixed $60 per referral and payment threshold at $100. Acquired by EIG.

  • Minimum Commission: $65
  • Data Centers: United States
  • Plans: Web (Shared) Hosting, VPS, Dedicated
  • PayPal payouts

WebHostingPad — $50 minimum

Providing cheap hosting since 2005. Website says $75 commission and once you sign up it says $50 which is probably more like the truth. If you don’t reach a balance of $200 within 6months, the commission will be forfeited.

  • Minimum Commission: $50
  • Data Centers: United States
  • Plans: Shared, WordPress & VPS Hosting
  • PayPal payouts

SiteGround — $50 minimum

Privately held hosting company with ‘quality-crafted hosting services‘ — founded in 2004 and based in the US. Cumulative sales earnings, from a $50 minimum to up to $125/sale for accounts with 21sales or more/month. Relatively short payment withholding period of 30 days and commissions paid out weekly.

  • Minimum Commission: $50
  • Data Centers: Chicago (US), London (UK), Amsterdam (NL), Singapore
  • Plans: Web (shared) Hosting, Reseller Hosting, Cloud Hosting, Dedicated Servers, WordPress Hosting and more..
  • Linking to Inner Pages Allowed
  • PayPal payouts

GreenGeeks — $50 minimum

The ‘powerful & eco-friendly’ hosting company from California, founded in 2006. All plans run with renewable energy. Cumulative earnings, from $50 for 1 sale, $60 for 2 sale, … up to $100 for 6 or more monthly sales.

  • Minimum Commission: $50
  • Data Centers: Chicago (US), Phoenix (US), Toronto (CA), Amsterdam (NL)
  • Plans: Web Hosting, Reseller Hosting, VPS Hosting, Dedicated Servers, Website Builder, WordPress Hosting, and more …
  • Targeted landing pages
  • PayPal payouts

InMotion Hosting — $50 minimum

Los Angeles based old host founded in 2001 — built on trust, technology, customer service and commitment on open source. Fixed payout of $50/signup with bonuses opportunities up to $25/sale. With IP tracking of sales and 2nd tier commission, it’s an affiliate friendly option in the mobile age.

  • Minimum Commission: $50
  • Data Centers: Los Angeles (CA), Ashburn (VA)
  • Plans: 
  • Custom landing pages
  • IP & cookie based tracking!
  • PayPal payouts
  • no 2nd tier commissions (program ended January 31, 2017)

HostGator.com — $50 minimum

Founded in 2002, this US web-host is a classic with massively popular beginner hosting services and affiliate program. Headquartered in Houston, TX the company sells with a big brand name and offers cheap solutions and loads of promotions. Earnings increase with sales — up to $125 for 21 monthly signups or more. Acquired by EIG.

  • Minimum Commission: $50
  • Data Centers: Houston (TX), Provo (UT)
  • Plans: WordPress Cloud Hosting, Web Hosting, Cloud Hosting, VPS, Reseller, Dedicated…
  • Targeted landing pages
  • Electronic funds transfer or PayPal payouts
  • Hosted on Impact Radius

Flywheel — $45 minimum

Managed and fast WordPress hosting for designers and other creatives. Flywheel was founded in 2012 now headquartered in Nebraska. Reward for the tiny plan is $45 and the five tier level system goes up to $500 for their agency level plan.

  • Minimum Commission: $45
  • Data Centers: New York City (Main), Singapore (Asia), Toronto (Canada), Amsterdam (Holland), Frankfurt (Germany), London (UK), San Francisco (US), Atlanta (US), Dallas (US)
  • Plans: Tiny, Personal, Professional, Freelancer, Agency

DreamHost — $30 minimum

DreamHost is a privately held popular, outspoken and ‘award winning‘ hosting company founded in 1997, based in US. They have a massive customer base and a popular affiliate program — monthly plan minimums staring at $30, annual plans and monthly dedicated plans go up to $200/sale earnings. Holding period is 97 days, after which you can apply funds to your hosting account or cash out with PayPal.

  • Minimum Commission: $30
  • Data Center: United States
  • Plans: Web, WordPress & Green Hosting — Dedicated, Virtual Private Servers
  • Promo landing pages available
  • PayPal or account balance payouts

ResellerClub — $30 minimum

Indian hosting company founded in 1998 — selling all kinds of hosting including reseller plans despite the name. The minimum of $30/sale is for 1-5sales per month, and earnings can go up to $125/sale with 21 or more monthly sales. Landing pages are available in Global English, India English, Turkish and Chinese. Acquired by EIG.

  • Minimum Commission: $30
  • Data Center: United States, India, United Kingdom, Turkey
  • Plans: Web Hosting, Servers, Cloud, Reseller
  • PayPal or Wire Transfer
  • Post Affiliate Pro

GeekStorage — $25 minimum

Focused on performance and affordability, going 7+ years strong with their “Geeky” services. Flat $25 payout for the shared and VPS plan, and party worth a $100 for dedicated signups. Also there’s a 10$ signup bonus.

  • Minimum Commission: $25
  • Data Center: Chicago, Illinois & Falkenstein, Germany
  • Plans: Unlimited, Performance, Reseller, VPS Hosting and Dedicated Servers

FatCow — $25 minimum

FatCow has been around since 1998 with it’s “simply smart web hosting” and provides green powered services with oodles of disk space and bandwidth. Their “Cheap Sheep” plan starts with a commission of $25 and reaches up to $150 for dedicated services.

  • Minimum Commission: $25
  • Data Center: USA
  • Plans: Cheap Sheep, Shared, VPS, Dedicated

x10Hosting — $25 minimum

A classic free web-hosting provider, there is a very small payment for free signups but upgrades earn a fixed $25/sale. The US based company was founded as early as 2003 and carries a well known free hosting brand.

  • Minimum Commission: $25
  • Data Center: United States
  • Plans: Free Web Hosting, Premium Web Hosting
  • PayPal payouts

Cloudways — $25 minimum

Managed and feature rich cloud hosting platform by Malta headquartered company founded in 2011. Offering straight up $25 minimum for all signups and a recurring commission of 10% for the rest of the year if customers continues their subscription. This could land you with a $270 on their cheapest 1GB plan.

  • Minimum Commission: $25
  • Data Centers: London, San Francisco, Singapore, New York, Amsterdam, Frankfurt, Toronto, Bangalore
  • Plans: Managed Cloud Servers
  • Post Affiliate Pro

Lunarpages — $20 minimum

Lunarpages Internet Solutions was founded in California, 1998 and offers “intelligent web hosting” solutions. They completely redesigned their website in 2016. Tier based commission structure starts at $20 for starter, $70 for basic plans on the bronze level and can go all the way up to $300 for diamond affiliates. Signup bonus $10 and coupons available.

  • Minimum Commission: $25
  • Data Center: Hawthorne, California (main). Irvine, Denver, Chicago, Ashburn, Las Vegas
  • Plans: Basic, Business, Windows, Webmaster Reseller (Shared), Linux, Windows, Colocation (Dedicated), Scalable, Private (VPS Cloud)
  • Platforms: Post Affiliate Pro and CJ (Commission junction)
  • 2nd tier commissions

PeoplesHost — $10 minimum

A private hosting company founded by industry professionals, excellent support and super fast shared hosting plans. Payment after $100 threshold for referred sales active for 60 days or more. Low minimum for monthly plans at $10 but good payout with 6, 12 and 24 month plans up to $170 for shared hosting.

  • Minimum Commission: $10
  • Data Center: United States
  • Plans: Linux, Windows & WordPress Shared Hosting, Linux & Windows VPS Hosting and Dedicated, Business plans.
  • PayPal payouts

AdroitSSD LLC — $10 minimum

Cloud SSD hosting company focused on speed and cutting edge performance, founded in 2011 and HQ in Delaware, US. Earn $10 to $40 for a signup on their main plans, the rest are a recurring 10% commission structure.

  • Minimum Commission: $10
  • Data Center: Chicago, IL, USA
  • Plans: Incredible Promo, Incredible One, Incredible Plus

Crucial Hosting — $10 minimum

Established in Arizona since 2006, Crucial Hosting provides scalability, availability and performance in their web hosting solutions. You can choose between 100% of first month payments, between $10 and $100 according to plan. Or recurring 10% of all monthly payments. You can also create your own coupons of up to 50% off.

  • Minimum Commission: $10
  • Data Center: United States
  • Plans: Split-Shared Hosting, Split-Dedicated Hosting, Dedicated Servers

Web Hosting UK — £4.00 GBP minimum

A multi-award winning and cheap hosting company from the UK, founded in 2001.

  • Minimum Commission: £4.00 GBP
  • Data Center: Reading, Nottingham and Maidenhead
  • Plans: Personal, Business & Enterprise Hosting Solutions

MDDHosting — $5 minimum

Professional hosting solutions from 2007. Basic shared plan starts at $5 per signup and goes up to $25 for resller, premium and VPS. Signup bonus of $5.

  • Minimum Commission: $5
  • Data Center: Denver, Colorado
  • Plans: Shared, Premium, Reseller Hosting and VPS

 

»» Lifetime recurring commission

No minimum — recurring percentage of all future payments.

Big Wet Fish Hosting — 15% recurring

BWF Hosting is a small UK based company founded in 2003 and provides true expertise in the web-hosting field. Note: Commission is only counted towards their shared and reseller hosting accounts.

  • Data Centers: London (UK), Orlando (USA), Chicago (USA), Dublin (ROI), Germany (Europe)
  • Plans: Site Builder, Web Hosting, Multi-site, Virtual, Dedicated
  • Paypal, UK bank accounts, account credit

AccuWebHosting  — 12.5% recurring

Founded in 2003 and US based, an an expert on Windows hosting solutions but does Linux packages as well. Cloud VPS on SSD seems to be the main offering. Fixed 12.5% earnings on all plan payments as well as a signup bonus of $10.

  • Data Centers: US, India, Singapore, Amsterdam
  • Plans: VPS, Dedicated, Reseller, Website Hosting

Evohosting Ltd — 10%-15% recurring

UK based company with a datacenter in Berkshire that uses 100% green energy. Earning scheme has changed from first sale percentage to a percentage of all recurring payments.

  • Minimum Commission: Around £1
  • Data Center: United Kingdom
  • Plans: Shared Hosting, Virtual & Dedicated Servers

RoseHosting — 10% recurring

This US based company excels in VPS and Cloud hosting since 2001. Get 50% of first payment and a recurring 10% earning thereafter, there is also a signup bonus of $5 and many other incentive bonuses. Warning — only monthly subscriptions count as earnings!

  • First payment 50% commission
  • Data Center: St. Louis, MO
  • Plans: Linux VPS Hosting, Shared Hosting, Custom SSD VPS, Dedicated Servers

 

»» First sale percentage commission

No minimum — paid per percentage of first payment only.

Ultra Web Hosting — 75% of payment

Variety of web Services since 2002 and based in Seattle. Information contradicts between a 75% and 100% commission, likely the former. Signup bonus $5.

  • Data Center: Seattle, USA
  • Plans: Web, WordPress, Reseller, Weebly Hosting, VPS & Dedicated Plans
  • PayPal payouts

Hawk Host Inc — 40% of payment

Privately held, 2004 founded company with ‘affordable web hosting‘ with a good range in available data center locations. Earnings at yearly and biennial plans.

  • Minimum Commission: $2
  • Data Centers: Dallas (Texas), Washington (DC), Los Angeles (California), Singapore, Amsterdam (Netherlands), Hong Kong (China)
  • Plans: Shared, Reseller, Semi Dedicated Hosting and VPS
  • PayPal payouts
  • $15 signup bonus

Namecheap, Inc — 30% of payment

Popular domain registrar, providing “powerful tools and rock-solid security” for it’s hosting services, US based and founded in 2001. You get a low 15% commission for the first payment of first-time customers. Payments can be withdrawn after 30 days from sale.

  • Minimum Commission: $1 (approx.)
  • Data Centers: Atlanta, GA (US), Phoenix, AZ (US), Dallas, TX (US)
  • Plans: Shared Hosting, Reseller Hosting, VPS Hosting, Dedicated Servers, Email Hosting
  • Linking to inner pages possible
  • PayPal or account balance payouts

Host4Geeks — 10% of payment

Smaller hosting company from Pune, India founded in 2012. They are focused on affordable plans, speed and efficient customer service. Payment threshold of $100 to be able to request for withdrawal of funds. Earnings at longer subscriptions.

  • Minimum Commission: Less than $1
  • Data Centers: East Coast (US), West Coast (US), Maidenhead (UK)
  • Plans: Shared, Semi Dedicated, Reseller, VPS, Dedicated
  • PayPal payouts

AltusHost — 10% of payment

European web hosting since 2008, headquarter in the Netherlands. They have a signup bonus at $25.

  • Data Centers: Stockholm, Sweden & Amsterdam, Holland
  • Plans: Dedicated Servers, VPS Hosting, Colocation, Shared Web Hosting
  • PayPal payouts

TsoHost — yearly payment / 12

UK Based, 2003 founded company with focus on quality support. Commissions for monthly subscriptions are based on the yearly fee which is divided by 12. Yearly subscriptions can earn anything from £7.50 to £150 on dedicated. Coupons available.

  • Data Centers: 2 in UK
  • Plans: Cloud Hosting, cPanel Hosting, Virtual Private Servers, Dedicated Servers
  • PayPal or account credit payouts

 

to be continued (this is a lot of work)…
new suggestions and edits most welcome!!

 

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