Here is a good news for bloggers who are worried about Google retiring their Referrals program next month.
Microsoft has announced a Referral program that allows bloggers and other web publishers to earn money by promoting two of the Microsoft's products – Windows Live OneCare & Windows Live Toolbar.
Publishers will earn 1$ for Windows Live Tool bar and 3$ for Windows Live OneCare on every successful download and installation on a computer based in US.
This program is in beta and publishers from around the world are allowed to participate. You are can apply for the affiliates program by filling this signup form. Microsoft will take a day or two to review your signup request and let you know whether you permitted to be affiliate or not.