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FAQs

General Affiliate Program Questions
What is an affiliate program? Who are affiliates? How do affiliates get paid? Is there a cost associated with signing up for an affiliate program? Can I become an affiliate if I’m outside of the United States? What is a commission rate? What are networks? What kinds of companies offer affiliate programs? How does an affiliate know what brands to partner with when just starting out? Do affiliates need a certification to be an affiliate? Do affiliates need to have an established website to get started? Who has control of what’s being published on an affiliate’s site/blog? Who manages your affiliate program? What is an OPM? What is a cookie? How long do cookies last? What is a product data feed? What is an RSS feed? What does EPC mean?
Advanced Affiliate Marketing Questions
How do I know if my application has been received or if I have been accepted into the affiliate program? Am I obligated to place a certain number of links on my website? What is deep linking? What are two tier links? Where can I get help with advanced linking questions? Where should I post my banners? How can I promote on social media platforms? Can I use images from your (and client) websites for affiliate promotion? How does the affiliate program know when I should receive credit for an order? When and how do I get paid? What sales and revenue reports are provided for affiliates? How do product returns affect my commission?
Network Specific Questions
Where do I locate my affiliate ID? How do I recover/change my password? How do I pull links/banners? How do I remove myself from the program?