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Join Aff Program as Merchant

Discussion in 'Affiliate Programs' started by ramzex, Apr 17, 2009.

  1. ramzex

    ramzex Newbie

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    Hi guys!

    I am a merchant and need to join some affiliate programs to promote our products and services.
    We are selling webhosting services since 2002 and we already have several thousands clients and about 700 affiliates.
    But our affiliates are sending low-quality traffic and we do not want to continue our own affiliate program.

    I need to know what aff programs you recommend joining, or what other solution we have?

    Any ideas are welcome.

    Thanks.
     
  2. ramzex

    ramzex Newbie

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    Thanks for your reply.
    I will PM my site.

    I was wondering what payouts should we offer for affiliates?
    You should know better how much you should earn so that you can work with us.
    Currently we offer 10% of sale or 10$ fix amount.
    Should I increase the payouts?

    What do you recommend?
     
  3. gabixxx

    gabixxx Junior Member

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    I recommend you pay $60-$100 .. and if you want affiliates to even start thinking about promoting your program you should offer faster payouts than the established merchants.

    Really now .. you expect to pay for quality affiliates with 10% or $10 per sale when most merchants pay close to $100 for a sale? That's a good one ...
     
  4. ramzex

    ramzex Newbie

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    You are right. I totally agree with you.
    I am going to give higher rates and multiple payout options, like paypal, western union, bank transfer, epassporte, etc.
    The payout period is a little tricky, because if a referred sale is marked as fraud and our payment gateway is giving a chargeback, then we lose the affiliate payment.
    Anyway, I was thinking of a weekly or bi-weekly payout and even a 1 or 2 days payout for trusted affiliates and also a second and third tier payout for affiliates who referrer other affiliates (hardkoramerikan's idea :)).
    What do you think?
     
  5. gabixxx

    gabixxx Junior Member

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    yeah .. as long as you offer faster payments and payouts that are at least equal with established webhosting merchants you will get people to promote it.

    I know the pay period is tricky as you need to monitor as fraud .. but you also need to build a reputation among webmasters. So .. weekly for webmasters that produce volume .. or on demand .. for start than move to weekly.

    Yeah .. if you can do that .. all you need is to advertise on webmaster forums .. such as this one, DigitalPoint, WickedFire .. and you'll have plenty of business :)
     
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  6. ramzex

    ramzex Newbie

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    Very good then :)
    I will do this and get back in a few days.

    Thanks.
     
  7. AffGuy08

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    I'll be waiting, I promote hostgator and bluehost heavily :)
     
  8. ramzex

    ramzex Newbie

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    :) Very nice.
    I am working on an offer that will hopefully beat them :D
     
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    AffGuy08 BANNED BANNED

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    Great to hear that, sure do beat them and you'll get top affiliates and sales.