Cloaking your affiliate link
How To Hide ("Cloak") Your Affiliate Links And Make More Sales
Affiliate links can look a little ugly to the eye so hiding them proves to be more profitable, not only because they are hidden but mainly because people don't like being sold to.
Having a good URL or promoting your affiliate links with good content will give you higher click through rates and improve your sales.
Option 1: Use a domain name and redirect it to your affiliate link.
Option 2: Hide your affiliate links in html using a basic link like:
which would look like: Trading Courses
The text link shows Trading Courses but the actual links goes to your affiliate link. You can learn more about html at www.w3schools.com
Option 3: Use third party short URLS or "link shrinkers"
There are numerous third party services you can use to shorten your affiliate links.
Here are a few examples: http://www.tinyurl.com http://www.snipurl.com http://www.shrinkmylink.com http://www.url123.com http://www.graburl.com They simply take your long URL and make it shorter.