No, as an affiliate we don't charge any fees to promote advertisers. Our revenue is paid by the advertiser based on your activity.
Getting started is easy, once you login for the first time you will see instructions on your dashboard on how to get started and what to do next.
Yes, there are so many ways that you can promote merchants. For example some affiliates use their social media accounts, email signatures, Tumblr accounts and more instead of a website.
Yes, you will have access to a dashboard that gives you full transparency and reporting. You can also update your settings, message advertisers, access new promotional material, view commission payments, apply to new advertisers and more.
Primarily Commission Factory is a retail focused network, therefore most are paying a % commission per sale (CPS). The average commission is between 8% and 10% of the sale value.
Validated commissions are paid weekly by PayPal, Australian Bank Deposit, or International Bank Deposit. More payment methods are being added soon.
In your reporting dashboard you will see a full breakdown of commissions tracked and if they have been paid.
We have advertisers in just about every retail vertical, it is highly likely we will have someone for you to promote. We launch between 2 - 10 new advertisers every week.
We supply a huge arsenal of tools for you to use in your promotion, including links, banners, widgets, email templates, videos, coupons, product feeds, and more.
A fee schedule tailored to your needs, budget and service level will be presented during discussion with our sales team. Commission Factory is primarily remunerated on a commission basis like our affiliates.
We cater for large international companies as well a small business. Commission Factory powers some of the largest affiliate marketing campaigns in the world, but also some of the most niche.
You set the commission rates as part of your program settings in your account.
Yes, different commission rates can be set based on a range of criteria, including product category, product brand, affiliate performance, and more.
No, commissions are held for 30 days before payment, this is known as a "validation" period. As part of your program management dashboard you will be able to reconcile and void out any commissions not payable.
Recommended creatives will vary from program to program, however a range of display banners is mandatory. If you store has more than 10 products you are also required to supply a product data feed, much like what you would supply Google products with.
Setup consists of 3 stages, 1. account & campaign settings, 2. conversion script integration and 3. creative upload.
It depends on your access to resources and any reliance of third parties you may have. Program setup is self-paced, some advertisers will be setup in a few hours others take longer.
Yes, your account manager will guide you through the process. Before the program launches they will also check your entire program and recommend optimisations to help your program garner affiliate attention.
Initially with no previous affiliate activity, expect to allocate 8 hours per week increasing as the program and channel grows.
To ensure no conflict of interest and to remain transparent we do not manage programs. However we can introduce to outsourced program managers (OPM's) and agencies that can. Allowing a network to manage your program is not advised.
Commission Factory takes a collaborative approach to helping our advertisers. While we can't manage your program on a daily basis our account managers will support, advise and coach you to best practice. Additionally Commission Factory has a regularly updated documentation area that covers best practice on every facet of managing an affiliate program.
From within your program management area you will be able to see a full range of reporting in which you can track promotions and monitor affiliate activity.
Affiliates / Publishers
Yes, our sales team will be able to provide examples specific to your vertical and types of affiliate publishers you want to engage.
Sure, every account has the feature to send external invites to your program. Invites are co-branded and include a trackable sign up link. This allows you to monitor if they have infact signed up.
We don't charge fees to agencies to hold an agency account on the network. For commissions payable, we can either bill you or bill the client directly.
Yes, our unique agency accounts allow for complete control, oversight and effective management of multiple affiliate programs all from the one area, along with simplified setup any time you wish to add another program.
Remain confident that with the Commission Factory platform you are in full control of your clients' brands and which affiliates you work with.
No matter what your level of experience with the affiliate channel is, we are here to help. Every agency has a dedicated network representative that can guide, advise and support you with increasing performance and using the network effectively.