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Managing the H4H Affiliate Program (Affiliate part)

  1. New affiliate sign-up
  2. Contact administration
  3. Using News/FAQ pages
  4. Affiliate log-in
  5. Using 'Password forgotten' feature
  6. View/Edit account
  7. Affiliate Links/Banners
  8. Products Information
  9. My Account Balance
  10. Click Stats
  11. TOP 10 Stats
  12. Invite Friends
  13. Log-out

New affiliate sign-up

To create an account in the H4H Affiliate Program (Affiliate part) use an AP information box at the left column of your shop. Click 'Join Now!' reference in this information box. You will be redirected to the Affiliate Program agreement page. Accept the agreement if it fits you and proceed to personal information page.

The personal information page requires entering the following information:

Primary e-mail – Main e-mail account which you will be contacted to;
Payee name – Payee contact name;
Payee address – Payee contact address, be sure to enter full address information including Street, State/Province, Country, Postal Code;
Payee phone – Payee contact phone;

Checkbox 'Check if Payee is the Contact person' overwrites the contact information fields with payee information data.

Main contact name – your contact name;
Main contact address – your contact address, be sure to enter full address information including Street, State/Province, Country, Postal Code;
Main contact phone – your contact phone;

Web url – enter your site URL where you plan to place your affiliate links. Be sure to enter it properly.

Radio Group 'Approximately how many links do you expect to make' - select the appropriate option that fulfills your plans

Checkbox 'Newsletter' – check this box if you want to receive affiliate newsletters

Password – enter your account password which will be used to enter your account.
Confirmation – reenter your password to avoid mistakes

Operating Agreement – check this checkbox to agree the operating agreement.
Press Continue button after entering information to proceed. You will see the success page or error message if you made some mistakes.


Contact administration

If you have any questions or suggestions on the affiliate program, the page 'Contact administration' is available for your purposes.

Full name - enter your full contact name
E-mail Address – fill this field with your contact email
Enquiry – enter a message text

Press Continue button to send your message. In case you haven't made mistakes you'll be redirected to success page and you'll be informed on mistakes in other case.


Using News/FAQ pages

News and FAQ sections is available for affiliates. The organization is similar to standart news systems and FAQ. Note, that news may be different for registered and unregistered users.


Affiliate log-in

To enter your affiliate account use the 'Affiliate Log Into' box in the left column of the affiliate page. Enter your email address and password and click Sign-Inbutton.

Hint

If you make a mistake you will be informed with the appropriate error message.


Using 'Password forgotten' feature

If you have forgotten your password, a 'Password forgotten' feature is available. Click 'Password forgotten' link at the bottom of 'Affiliate log-in' box. Fill in the input field with your affiliate email address and press Continue button. A new password will be generated for your affiliate account and will be sent to your affiliate e-mail. After you've logged in you can change your password using 'View/Edit Account' page.


View/Edit account

This page is similar to 'New affiliate sign-up' page (please refer to section 'New affiliate sign-up' of this chapter)
but it allows you to change your personal information you have entered while registering. One restriction is that you can't change your affiliate email address.


Affiliate Links/Banners

This page allows you to use banners as affiliate links if present on the site.
You will see a list of banners available to use.

Hint

All banners are displayed as nets because of banner-rotation.

Choose a banner you want to use and click on it. You will be redirected to the page with a code to use this banner called 'Your affiliate code'. Just copy and paste this code to the page where you want the banner be displayed.


Products Information

To generate an affiliate link to a special category or product use 'Products Information' page. On this page all available categories/products are listed in the table with the following columns:
Categories/Products – indicates the category/products names
Commission – shows a commission set up for selected category/products you can earn
Impressions/Clicks – shows number of purchases made and number of clicks on links you've already generated before.
Generate link – press the arrow link to be redirected to the affiliate link code page.


Use category name to browse subcategories. Use folder icon to view this category in a shop (it will open a separate window).

Use a product icon in a list to view the specific product in the shop (it will open a separate window).

After you've chosen a category/product you want to generate the link for, press the arrow icon in the 'Generate link' column for the selected category/product.

The page proposes you three types of links for the selected category/products:
Link with image – a code for this link will generate an affiliate link with image
Text link - a code for this link will generate a simple text link
Banner rotator - a code for this link will generate a banner with link to specific category/product you've selected. Click on a banner to view its affiliate link code.

Just copy and paste the code to the page where you want it to be displayed.


My Account Balance

This page shows you your balance information. It includes:
Referred Orders: [amount] – total amount for referred orders
Referred Affiliates: [amount] – total amount for referred affiliates
Referred Customers: [amount] – total amount for referred customers
Clicks: [amount] – total amount for referred clicks
Transactions: [amount] – total transactions amount
Total: [amount] – total current balance


'Transactions Details' allows you to view transactions for the particular month. Use a drop down box to select the particular month.

Next table shows the transactions performed at the selected month in the table with the following columns:
'Date', 'Description', 'Amount' and the subtotal and total for the particular month.

There are number of additional filters in Affiliate Program to help you view detailed information for each particular order, customer, referred affiliate and click to pay. The filters are located under main table.

Referred orders
Click this checkbox if you wish to view referred orders. Details are shown in the table below transaction details

Click on the particular day to view its details. Details are organized in the table with the following fields:
ID – indicates the transaction's id
Product name – indicates the product name
Product# - shows the product's id;
Product Quantity – shows the quantity of products purchased
Commission – indicates the commission amount for the purchased products
Tier Level – shows the tier level of the current transaction (to learn more about Multi-Tier please refer to Chapter 6, Multi-tier)
Amount – indicates the total amount for the current transaction

Referred affiliates
Click this checkbox if you wish to view your referred affiliates. Click on the particular day to view its details. Details are organized in the table with the following fields:

ID – indicates the transaction's id;
Affiliate# - shows the affiliate's id;
Commission – indicates the commission amount for the referred affiliate
Tier Level – shows the tier level of the current transaction (to learn more about Multi-Tier please refer to Chapter 6, Multi-tier)
Amount – indicates the total amount for the current transaction

Referred customers
Click this checkbox if you wish to view your referred customers. Click on the particular day to view its details. Details are organized in the table with the following fields:

ID – indicates the transaction's id;
Customers# - shows the customer's id;
Commission – indicates the commission amount for the referred customer
Tier Level – shows the tier level of the current transaction (to learn more about Multi-Tier please refer to Chapter 6, Multi-tier)
Amount – indicates the total amount for the current transaction

Clicks to Pay
Click this checkbox if you wish to view referred clicks to pay Details are organized in the same way as for other filters.


Click Stats

Click Stats page is devoted for clicks investigation. Here you can observe every click performed through your links. The detailed information is shown in the left column has Date & time of click, HTTP Referrer, Requested URI, Remote IP Address, User's Browser, Link information, Affiliate, E-Mail Address, Affiliate Group, Payment for Click.

The filter is also available for this page, you can filter the table info by selecting 'HTTP Referrer', 'Requested URI', 'IP' or 'Browser' drop down box item.


TOP 10 Stats

This page provides you with information on 10 top referred products which have been bought through your affiliate links and is organized as a chart.


Invite Friends

This page will help you bring new affiliates or possible customers to the shop via e- mail.

Fill in the following fields:

Your name – fill filed with your contact name
Your e-mail address – fill field with your contact e-mail address

Fill in the fields for your three possible friends:

Your friend's name – fill filed with your friend's contact name
Your friend's e-mail address – fill field with your friend's contact e-mail address

Add the information you want to the message and press Continue button to send email.

You will see the success page or error message if you made some mistakes.


Log-out

Use 'Log-out from Cpanel' link at the bottom of left column to log out from your affiliate account.

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