Affiliate Registration

We review and moderate all affiliate registrations, and we appreciate your accurate and honest information. Please note that the review process may take a few days – we know you are eager to join our team of affiliates, and we appreciate your patience!

If you’re approved, awesome! You’ll be given a unique referral ID that you can use to promote AffiliateWP via referral links. Check out your private Affiliate Area for visits and referrals information, graphs and more!

Commissions and payouts

You’ll earn a sweet 20% commission when a customer purchases a new WPJobster License using your referral link. Here’s the breakdown of earnings by each license level we sell:

  • Beginner License sells for $98 – you earn $19.60
  • Webmaster License sells for $350 – you earn $70.00
  • Developer License sells for $699 – you earn $139.80
  • Entreprenuer license sells for $1200 – you earn $240.00

We pay out affiliate commissions in USD via PayPal in the first week of every month, for all of the referrals made in the previous month.

We do not allow referrals to be generated on your own purchases. We do not offer recurring referrals.

Here are the details of our program in summary:

  • You’ll receive 20% commission for every new sale you refer
  • There is no minimum or maximum payout balance requirement (we pay in USD)
  • Referrals are paid out via PayPal
  • Referrals cannot be generated on your own purchases (this includes using a different email address).

Referral cookie lifetime

When a potential customer clicks on your referral link, a cookie is stored in their browser to track your referral. The cookie is then stored for a generous 180 days to give your referred customers time to decide if they wish to purchase WPJobster, or ask us any pre-sale questions they may have.

A referral won’t be awarded if:

  1. The customer uses a different browser to purchase than the one they originally used to visit our site (because the cookie does not exist in that browser)
  2. The customer purchases after 180 days (because the cookie will expire).

Affiliate news and updates

By becoming an affiliate you agree to receive emails from WPJobster. These emails will be sent to affiliates only, on an ad-hoc basis, and may include important information regarding the WPJobster affiliate program. These emails will also provide you with relevant news and updates to help you effectively promote WPJobster. As an affiliate you may be privy to embargoed or time-sensitive information in these emails (this information may only be promoted after an embargo is lifted). And we won’t spam you, ever – promise!

Affiliate application rejection

We reserve the right to reject affiliate applications for any reason. We also reserve the right to choose whether we provide an explanation or reasoning for affiliate application rejection. Below are just a few reasons why an application may be rejected (this is not an exhaustive list):

  • Affiliate applications for websites that sell, advertise or engage in pornography, phishing scams, spamming, illegal business practices, or that include any material infringing on National or International Copyright will be rejected.
  • Affiliate applications for websites that we do not believe are aligned with our industry or business may be rejected.
  • Affiliate applicants with websites that re-sell any of our products will be rejected.
  • Websites considered inappropriate by WPJobster will be rejected.

Inappropriate websites:

The following types of sites are not permitted to become an affiliate: adult sites, sites that display adult material or banners, sites that promote violence, hatred or bigotry, sites that promote or engage in illegal activity, including (but not limited to), hacking, cracking, nulled, and warez sites. Affiliate applications for inappropriate websites will be rejected, and we reserve the right to choose whether or not to provide a rejection reason.

Questions regarding your application

When you apply to become an affiliate we may email you at the email address you have supplied with some questions regarding your application. This may be because:

  • We didn’t understand something in your application, or,
  • We’d like to learn a bit more about how you will promote WPJobster and need a little more detail.

If we reach out to you and we haven’t heard back within 7 days, your application may be rejected. If your initial application is rejected, you are welcome to reapply to become an affiliate and provide us with more detail for reconsideration.

Dormant affiliate accounts

We encourage all of our affiliates to actively promote WPJobster to keep earning referrals. If we can help you come up with ideas on how to promote WPJobster, please let us know – we’re here for you! An affiliate account is considered dormant if no visits have been generated after a 6-month period. A dormant affiliate account will be temporarily deactivated if no visits have been generated after 6 months. But we don’t even want to go there right now, right?! Let’s work together to help you start earning some cash!

WPJobster Affiliate Program Policies

Allowed and super cool promotional methods

How you promote WPJobster is reflected in the commission you earn! We encourage the use of promotional methods that add value to WPJobster and bring us legitimate, loyal customers. We love it when our team of affiliates blog about ways of starting a service marketplace and mention WPJobster.

Here are a few examples of awesome promotional methods to earn more commission:

  • Tell clients, customers or friends about WPJobster, and give them your affiliate referral link
  • Write a review or a blog post about starting a service marketplace or WPJobster and link to our site with your referral link
  • Reach out to a broad audience with your social network accounts. Tweet about us on Twitter with your affiliate referral link, post about us on Facebook with your affiliate link, or communicate to your Linkedin followers about affiliate marketing with your affiliate link. Spam-free promotion is a great way to get more referrals!
  • Provide value to others by answering related questions on other sites with helpful responses, and using your referral link in your replies.

Prohibited and super uncool promotional methods

We love and back our product 100%, and we are very careful with how it’s promoted, so we want affiliates who are 100% behind us too! The prohibited promotional methods listed below aren’t meant to scare you off – they’re here to protect you, and us, and our customers from any freaky or fraudulent activity, which is something we take pretty seriously. We know you’ll understand. But here they are in writing just in case you’re not totally sure what is and what isn’t allowed.

  • WPJobster may not be promoted on coupon sites
    Customers who are searching for a coupon are already in the market for WPJobster, so this method adds no value to WPJobster.
  • Any type of spam is prohibited
    Links, ads, emails, comments… any type of spam. Please respect the posting rules of any 3rd-party websites you use to promote WPJobster. P.S. This is not an exhaustive list of spam methods; if we decide that your activity is spam, it’s spam.
  • Any illegal activity or activity deemed offensive by us is prohibited
    This may result in referrals being rejected and/or your affiliate account being deactivated. See above for allowed and super cool promotional methods!
  • We’re flattered, but please don’t pretend to be professionally associated with WPJobster
    Affiliates aren’t employees of WPJobster or Smart Creatives LLC and have no employee rights.
  • Pretending to actually be WPJobster is 1000% prohibited
    Cloning our site, copying our site, using our copyrighted site assets, and pretending that a site created by you is an official WPJobster site is unethical and prohibited (this includes using services that automatically clone websites, or place them into iframes).
  • Again, false promotion to customers that you are endorsed or operated by WPJobster is prohibited (and super uncool).

If you’re unsure or concerned that some activity you’re about to proceed with may be considered prohibited, please ask us.

(And yeah, we know 1000% isn’t an actual number. You get what we mean!)

Consequences of not-cool promotional methods

If your promotional methods step outside of these terms, your referrals may be rejected and we may disable your affiliate account. We reserve the right to do this and may or may not notify you in the instance that this occurs. Please use allowed promotional methods, and help us to help you succeed as an affiliate!

Inappropriate websites

The following types of sites are not permitted to become an affiliate: adult sites, sites that display adult material or banners, sites that promote violence, hatred or bigotry, sites that promote or engage in illegal activity, including (but not limited to), hacking, cracking, nulled, and warez sites. Affiliate applications for inappropriate websites will be rejected, and we reserve the right to choose whether or not to provide a rejection reason.

The important stuff

By accepting these terms and conditions you are providing your nonlegal agreement to abide by them. By registering and being approved as an affiliate in our affiliate program you agree that your commissions are subject to approval before they are accepted and subsequently paid.

The affiliate relationship does not represent a professional or formal agreement, and as an affiliate you are not an employee of WPJobster or Smart Creatives LLC. You agree that this is not a legally binding relationship and as a result may not take legal action against WPJobster and Smart Creatives LLC. These affiliate terms and conditions are subject to change without notice.