Here are some action items for you to consider to make money from your web content using affiliate programs:
Identify merchants with affiliate programs that mesh well with your content.
Explore, and sign up with, affiliate aggregators and individual merchants' affiliate programs.
Integrate creatives as HTML links, banners, and search boxes on your web site.
Monitor affiliate statements for traffic, click, conversion, and sales commission statistics.
Experiment with your choice of merchants and their creatives to optimize your returns.