Revenue That Can Be Garnered From Job Listing Boards

Earn Affiliate Revenue From Job Postings on Your Site

It can be confusing to tell the difference between a job board and a search engine. A job board is a website which posts jobs supplied by employers, whereas job search engines scour the web and aggregate job listings from job boards and employer website. Employers typically pay a fee to the job board host in order to list their jobs on the site. Essentially, the site warehouses resumes and sell employers access to them.

As an entrepreneur, you can earn revenue (much easier than you'd think) by posting jobs on your website. The following job board software publishers offer a few ways that you (as a website publisher) can get paid, even if a job application is just submitted.

All of these options are free for the website publisher to get started.


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JobThread, as easy as can be to implement and manage, offers a free (revenue share based), hosted job board for your website.

If you're a non-techie, then JobThread is your savior. You don't need to have any technical expertise. You don't even need your own Web server to run the job listings board. That's because the software is hosted by JobThread. JobThread also takes care of the daily and overall maintenance of the platform and all the underlying magic. All you have to be concerned with is bringing an audience together.

Here's what you do: you set your site's rate for a job to be posted directly on your site. Then you and JobThread split the fee fifty-fifty. The best part is there is no upfront cost to you, the website publisher.

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JobCoin is the world's first international job platform. Via JobCoin, employers pay a flat rate of $99 to post jobs to the JobCoin network of website.

You, the website publisher, get paid around $20 when a job post originates from your site via the JobCoin widget. The best part of this job platform that is you also receive money whenever a job seeker applies for a job. Traditionally, this fee ranges from $2 to $10 per job seeker application.

Before you get started with JobCoin you need to be clear about who you want to reach and you need to be as specific as possible. That's because the type of job that gets posted on your website is based on your audience description. However, you do get some assistance from Job Coin which also learns about the behavior of your site's visitors, and optimizes the jobs presented to your audience.


SimplyHired, an industry leader, was founded in 2003 and currently operates job search engines in 24 countries. What SimplyHired does is, it aggregates jobs from many different job boards from across the Web.

What you do is, you sell job postings directly on your site. SimplyHired's free hosted job board is called ​​Job-O-Matic. As the entrepreneurial business professional, you get to set the prices and duration. You also have the option of showing jobs posted throughout the SimplyHired network. If you choose to use this platform, you'll get paid for network jobs on a pay-per-click basis.