Affiliate – A person, business or website who promote the products and/or services of another business to potential customers, in exchange for a commission on a sale or a successful conversion.
Affiliate ID – A unique ID which is automatically assigned to each affiliate when they register themselves, It is a means of identifying an affiliate. The affiliate ID appears in the affiliate’s referral URL when promoting products or websites.
Affiliate coupon – A discount coupon code that is allocated to a specific affiliate’s account. When the affiliate coupon is redeemed by a customer at checkout, the connected affiliate is awarded a referral as though the customer had used a referral URL.
Affiliate marketing – A performance-based marketing system whereby a business or site owner rewards affiliates when visitors or customers are brought in by the affiliate’s marketing efforts.
Affiliate referral URL/link – The URL/link affiliates use to promote a website or products. It has the affiliate ID appended to it so the affiliate can be tracked when a visitor or customer visits our website. If the customer successfully completes a conversion, a referral will be generated and the affiliate will be awarded a commission.
Commission – A percentage of a purchase total that is awarded to the affiliate each time a customer successfully purchases a product via an affiliate’s referral link or coupon code.
Commission rate – The value which affiliates will receive when a purchase is successfully made. The commission rate is a percentage (30%) of the total purchase.
Cookie – A small piece of data which is stored in a user’s web browser when they visit a website.
Cookie expiration – How long the cookies stay in a customer’s browser, so if a customer didn’t purchase right away and returns to your site using that same browser at a later date, and purchases a product, a referral can still be generated for the referring affiliate. The cookie expiration is currently ( 6 Months ).
Referral – This is the conversion and commission data recorded for an affiliate when a conversion is successful. A referral is generated when a visitor successfully purchases a product, after visiting our website via the affiliate’s referral link.