Hello! Question - How to run affiliate program? I have a classified ad site I would first like to integrate affiliate program. I would like to offer a 25% commission structure for affiliates. You indicated on merchant options page I can put up a signup link on my web-site to attract new affiliates to promote my web-site, How would I do this? When they signup how would it work? Do they login to get referral links in which to promote my program.
Thank you for your questions on how to run affiliate program. Now in order to get started, you have to add your product to Click2Sell.EU affiliate programs network (simply navigate to For Merchant –> Add Product section and follow all the steps). Once you add your website/product to our system you will be provided with Click2Sell.EU “buy now” links to place on your web page. Please”, put the buy now buttons into your website’s sales page (if you want to use your own images for buy now buttons, simply change the image .png url in the provided buy now button code). Now, once you have done, please, login to your account and navigate to:
For Merchant –> My Products –> Edit Settings
On this page you will find a link to your pre-made page for affiliates. Just add this link to your website and your website visitors will be able to signup for your affiliate program. That page has all the instructions for affiliates to join and promote your affiliate program. If you want, you can modify the look of that page for ‘Affiliates’. Just navigate to:
For Merchant –> My Products –> Edit Settings –> Configure product pages –> Page for Affiliates
Once you add this page to your website you’ll be ready to run affiliate program - your visitors will be able to signup and promote your website and this way will earn affiliate commissions for all the sales. You can also create your own page for Affiliates and provide all the instructions. There are 2 easy steps your affiliate’s should do in order to promote your product:
1) Signup on Click2Sell.EU
2) Create their own affiliate links: http://affiliate-id.product-id.click2sell.eu <—- affiliate has to enter his/her own affiliate link and enter it once and the campaign is activated. (Affiliate-id is the affiliate’s username on Click2Sell.EU system. Product-id – is your product’s id on the system (your login name + first 3 letters of your product’s name)).
The affiliates can also navigate to the Click2Sell Online Marketplace, find your product and click on ‘Promote’ link nearby, then affiliate links will be created for them. That’s all. Once they have their affiliate link, they will be able to promote your product. Don’t forget to provide the tips on how to promote your website, etc. This will bring you much more active affiliates.
Peter, I hope this helps. If you have any more questions or just need some help, please, let me know. I will do my best to help you!