My Clickbank Superstar Review – I Like It

clickbank superstar

John Thornhill has been an very successful clickbank affiliate marketer since 2005. And now he has put together his latest product called Clickbank Superstar.

If you’re a product owner John’s message to you is; you need to diversify and spread your business across many different payment platforms. In other words, you don’t want all your eggs in one basket. And I totally agree with that outlook.

And John’s Clickbank Superstar will guide you on how to diversify your business using Clickbank’s marketplace. This is a good guide, from a good guy.

Now, I’ve been reviewing internet marketing programs, services and products for years and during this time I’ve always been honest in my reviews. If a program or service is helpful and worth an investment, I’ll let you know.If a product or service is something you need to avoid, I’ll tell you that too. And this review is no different. So, as always, I’m simply here to show you the pro’s and con’s of Clickbank Superstar and give you my personal opinion. What you decide to do after reading my review is up to you.And with that said, let me first say, good on you for taking the time to do your own research before buying any online product or service. That alone tells me your serious about finding a legitimate way to make money online.

Alright, let’s see what clickbank superstar is all about.

Quick Overview Of Clickbank Superstar

Product Name: Clickbank SuperstarWebsite: $19.95 – Plus 4 upsells – $27, $19.95

Owner: John ThornhillType Of Product: Becoming a clickbank vendor

Target Audience: Product owners

Quick Summary: If you have a product or are thinking of creating a product John gives you training on how to get your product listed on Clickbank and how to get those sales coming in as quickly as possible. This is a good buy for $20.

Overall Rating: 4/5

Recommended: Yes

You Don’t Need A Product To Make Money Online

So, What Is Clickbank Superstar?

This training is all about how to become a vendor within clickbanks market place and take advantage of their affiliate network to help drive sales of your product.

So, if you already have a product or your an affiliate marketer who wants to become a clickbank vendor or a product creator this training will serve you well.

Now, I assume you know what clickbank is? However, if you’re not familiar with clickbank – I did a detailed review of the clickbank market place a while back and you can check that out by clicking here

But, in a nutshell Clickbank is an affiliate network where vendors can have their products listed within the clickbank market place.

And then affiliate marketers like myself, can then promote vendor products and earn affiliate commissions. Most of clickbanks products are digital products but there are vendors that list physical products.

So, John will walk you through the process of setting up your clickbank account, which is free to do. You’ll be shown how to add your product to the marketplace How to set up your sales funnel, adding one click upsells and getting ready your membership site set up and ready.

Keep reading I go into more detail about the training you’ll find in the members area.

Who Is This For?

If you’re a product owner or creator and you’re looking for a place to list your product or you’re looking for another avenue to sell your product then this training course is for you. This course is also for anyone who is wanting to become a a vendor or product creator.

Now as a product owner (vendor) there are a lot of advantages to using clickbank. Such as…

  • Clickbank is a well established company. It was founded back in 1998 and has a huge affiliate network.
  • Always on time weekly payouts (clickbank has never missed a payout).
  • All the taxes and affiliate payouts are taken care of.
  • With clickbank’s payment processing you can accept MasterCard, Visa, American Express, Carte Bleue, Diners Club, Discover, ELV (European Direct Debit), JCB, Maestro, MasterCard and PayPal.
  • One click upsells, coupon codes, JV contracts, customer hard coding and more.
  • Custom commissions including the option to pay 100% commissions.
  • Clickbank is trusted by thousands and thousands of affiliates because they know they will get paid on time.

You Don’t Need A Product To Make Money Online

What’s The Price?

To access the training the price is $19.95. But, as with many clickbank products you’re going to be hit with a few upsells. 

The Upsells

The first upsell is called Monster PLR Collection and that costs $27.

In this upsell you’re given 50 PLR products (private label rights). These include the mini website template, the sales page, the squeeze pages and all the graphics and images. With a PLR product you can re-brand it, edit it, re-name and of course sell it. In fact, you can pretty much do what you want with PLR products.

The second upsell is called The Niche Marketing Kit and it cost $19.95.

This kit is a collection of the tools and strategies that John and David used to succeed online. In this kit you will get:

  • Traffic Generation
  • Video Marketing
  • Affiliate marketing
  • List Building
  • Social Media

John’s Workshop

I left this one out of the upsells because it’s not really an upsell but it’s something I wanted to give you a heads up about.

When you first get into the members area John is there to greet you with a welcome video and gives you the lay of the land in the members are. He also asks you to join him on his free product creation webinar. 


On this webinar he says his going to reveal all his tricks and secrets, and you will walk away with some valuable information. John is also going to give you one of his products called Simple Traffic Solutions that you can sell and keep 100% of the profits. S, that’s pretty cool.

Just know in this webinar he will be pitching you an offer to work with him one-on-one and that pitch price is going to be $1997.00. Which I guess is a good deal when you consider he stills sells this program for $4,997.00 at his partnership website.

Of course you don’t need to pay for this, but I just wanted you to know about it. Heck, why not attend the webinar it’s free and learn from a someone who has been there done that. 

What Training Can You Expect?

The training is broken up into 2 sections. The basic training and the advanced training.

Basic Training

The basic training consists of 7 modules. Each module is in video format.

  • Step 1: Getting Started
  • Step 2: Your Account Settings
  • Step 3: Integrating Your Product
  • Step 4: Adding Product To ClickBank
  • Step 5: Submitting For Approval
  • Step 6: Funnel Creation
  • Step 7: Your JV Page

Once you’ve gone through the basics, you’ll have things set up and you can move onto the advance training modules.

The Advance Training

There are 6 modules in the advanced training and just like the basic training these are also in video format.

  • Module 1: Creating JV Contracts
  • Module 2: Setting Affiliates to 100% Commissions
  • Module 3: Creating Discount Codes
  • Module 4: Running JV Contests
  • Module 5: Setting Up $1 Trials
  • Module 6: Multiple Products One Account

Other Parts Of The Members Area

In the members are you’ll also find a Resources tab, and in that you’ll find the following:

PDF Material – here you’ll find a 1-page check list which you can use so you don’t miss a step when adding your product to ClickBank.

Text File – here you’ll find the disclaimer text and other statements you use on your product site.

Product Creation Workshop – this is simply a link to sign up for John’s product creation workshop webinar. 

Simple Traffic Solutions – these are 16 separate videos regarding different types of traffic generation techniques you can use. Such as Video Marketing, Joint Ventures and Integration Marketing just to name a few. These videos are called the Theory Training and goes through each traffic method.

The next set of videos is called the Practical Training which shows each traffic method in action and gives each method a star rating. Then there is a resource link that has all the links to the resources discussed in the traffic videos.

$1 Coaching – this is a link to where you can work with John one-on-one starting at $1 for 14 days and then it will cost you $197 per month for the next 12 months if you want to continue. This is the same program (offer) he talks about in his webinar.

How’s The Support?

If you need to contact John you can through his support desk. You’ll also find a knowledge base, popular questions and popular articles that you can check out before you give John a buzz.

What I Like About Clickbank Superstar

#1) John’s Real 

Unlike many clickbank products I’ve reviewed where the owner is hiding behind some fake identity such as smart money methods and million dollar replicator just to name a few.

John’s a real guy and has been a successful affiliate marketer with other successful clickbank products and is a platinum seller on clickbank, so he does know his stuff.

You can type his name into Google and he pops up everywhere. Unlike other creators John dose not hide who he is.

#2) 60-Day Refund Policy 

Like all clickbank products you are covered by a 60-day money back guarantee. So at anytime within those 60 days you’re not satisfied you can get your money back.

#3) Viable Marketing Alternative

Being a clickbank vendor is a solid marketing strategy. And as a product owner diversification of where you market your product is also a smart marketing strategy. And by becoming a vendor with clickbank you do increase your exposure to a larger audience. Thus, having the potential of increasing your product sales.  

#3) No Hype

Unlike many other clickbank products John does not have a sales video full of hype, fake testimonials or over exaggerated income claims. He tells you exactly what his product is about and what it could do for you.

#4) The Training

Sure, you can find much of this training online for free. But for $20 you can follow along with John as he walks you through the steps of getting everything set up. He also includes some really nice advanced training which was a nice surprise.

What I Didn’t Like About Clickbank Superstar

#1) The PLR Upsell

Ok, when it comes to the PLR product upsell. Even though a PLR product sounds like a good thing, it’s not as good as it sounds. 

You have to remember you’re not the only person that can own these products, so your product is NOT unique. And that means you’re going to be competing with everyone else who bought this product and decides to list it in clickbank.

#3) I Disagree With Him On Some Things

In John’s video regarding his product creation webinar. John explains how he does not like affiliate marketing because as an affiliate marketer you are the only one that can generate traffic and you are the only one that can make money off the traffic you drive.

And he says by having your own product you don’t have to worry about becoming an expert in any method of generating traffic because the affiliates marketing your product can be experts in different traffic generation methods like Facebook marketing or SEO or blogging, and because of that you don’t have to learn how to do any of that because they will drive traffic to your offer for you.

So, all you have to do is put together a really good offer and the affiliates will send traffic to your offer. Well that’s not completely true, he makes sound like you don’t have to do anything to have traffic driven to your offer.

Just placing your product inside clickbank or any other affiliate network doesn’t mean all the affiliates will magically start promoting your offer. As a product owner you still have to promote your product. And you need to master a traffic generating method to do that.

My question is, if you don’t need to master or learn a traffic generating method because the affiliates will be driving traffic to your offer, why are there so many traffic training videos in the first upsell?

He also says you need to be building a mailing list, that I agree with. However, he says as an affiliate marketer you really can’t do that. That’s not true at all. Building a mailing list as an affiliate marketer is can be done, just like any other marketer.

As an affiliate marketer the way you build your mailing list, is first send all your traffic to your niche website where you have all your content as well as an opt in offer to get people on your list. Just like every other online marketer can.

So, him saying that you have to have your own product to make money online is not true, that’s an opinion. And him saying as an affiliate marketing you can’t really build a mailing list, again that’s not true that’s and opinion.

And that’s where we disagree. You can make a very, very good living as an affiliate marketer, you don’t need your own product to make money online. And you can build a mailing list as an affiliate as well.

My Final Opinion Of Clickbank Superstar

When it comes to the basic training, and even though you can find this type of training online for free. I would spend $20 to see the steps for getting set up as a clickbank vendor. And the advanced training was good as well, nice bonus.

I’m a visual guy and I also liked that the training had videos so I could follow along. So, would I recommend you buying this program? Yes, if you want to learn how to get your product listed as a clickbank vendor, go for it, it’s worth the $20. As for the upsells, well I leave that up to you.

However, If you have no plans to become a product owner or creator then this program is not for you.

Now, if you’re like me, personally I would rather be an affiliate for a product. I don’t have to do any of the heavy lifting of creating a product and everything else that is associated with having a product.

I can simply choose product(s) that I believe in and market those and make just as much if not more money than many product vendors. And as an affiliate I also don’t have all the potential headaches that come with being a product owner.

If becoming a clickbank vendor is not what you’re looking to do, then one of the most proven methods for making money online is affiliate marketing.

And I can speak to how powerful affiliate marketing is. I started online way back in 2002 and like many people I bounced from one thing to another, got scammed a few times and then I found a real mentor named Cory Rudl, and he took me under his wing and showed me the power of affiliate marketing.

And because of him I’ve been earning a multiple 6-figure online income as an affiliate marketer since 2005.

And then in 2012 I teamed up with Wealthy Affiliate and since that time I’ve been personally helping anyone who wants to build a thriving online business as an affiliate marketer.

Wealthy affiliate was founded in 2005, with over 1.4 million members and growing. It has the most state of the art online training platform for anyone who wants to build a widely successful online business as an affiliate marketer.

Like I said I’ve been a very proud member since 2012. Click here and see what wealthy affiliate has to offer you. And of course, if you have questions you can email me anytime.

I hope you found this review helpful and I hope I answered any questions you may have had about clickbank superstar.

So do you have a personal experience that you would like to share about clickbank superstar? If you do, I would love to hear about it. Your feedback is always welcome and it can help others make an informed decision about products such as this one.

And if you did find this review helpful and enjoyed it please feel free to share it with your audience. And as always anytime you need a hand you can Email Me anytime.

I believe in you!!Leo

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