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Affiliate Future's interface has a feature that allows any new websites to be added to your existing log in. You can only view one website's programme at a time. To set it up, please follow the following steps. LOG IN [HTTP://AFUK.AFFILIATE.AFFILIATE...
  AFFILIATE FUTURE API’S FOR PUBLISHERS Here is a list of current API’s that will require a KEY and PASSWORD; the generic data is there for example purposes only to show you the basic structure of the XML. Publishers can get their API Key / Password...
Please visit the Advertiser's directory in the Affiliate Future interface. This can be done by first logging in. You should then select Programmes on the left of the page before choosing Merchant Directory from the drop down list. Once you've identifi...
AFFILIATES/PUBLISHERS market a company's products for a commission. There are two ways to approach AFFILIATE MARKETING: You can offer an AFFILIATE PROGRAM to companies or you can sign up to be another business's AFFILIATE. On the AF platform we have 7 t...
There are several possible reasons for deletion of your account. If you send fraudulent traffic or use fraudulent financial information, your account will be deleted immediately and without warning. If you break an advertiser's PPC policies, we will c...
To see your publisher tracking links please log into your publisher account before going to Programmes and selecting Merchants Joined. http://afuk.affiliate.affiliatefuture.co.uk/programmes/MerchantsJoined.aspx [http://afuk.affiliate.affiliatefuture.co....
If you wish to view a list of all merchants you have joined to date: 1. Log in to the Interface with your unique credentials 2. >Click Programmes > Click Merchants Joined. [http://afuk.affiliate.affiliatefuture.co.uk/programmes/MerchantsJoined.aspx] ...
HOW TO CONTACT A PUBLISHER. 1. Go to your Affiliate interface 2. Select the 'Communication Centre' , 'New Message'. 3.Click on the drop down list under 'TO' to get a list of all of the publishers that you are subscribed with. 4. Once you are done ...
Instructions for using the Deeplink Generator are below: * Log in to your AffiliateFuture publisher interface (here [http://afuk.affiliate.affiliatefuture.co.uk/login.aspx]) * Click on "Programmes", "Deeplink Generator" * Choose the relevant adver...
Please note that we don't have access to your FINANCIAL DETAILS page for security reason, and for this reason are not able to verify or amend your current bank detail. We can reset your financial log in password upon request and send to your registered ...
This happens rarely, because most shopping sites and a good proportion of the Internet will not work without cookies. Our privacy policies allow us to track close to 100% of the sales through our network. However, if this does occur, an untraced transacti...
To get to the Reports, sign into your affiliate account and select Reporting on the left hand side. COMMISION ANALYSIS: This is used to show which advertisers you have earnt commission from. To run this report, simply select the date range, select t...
This could be a number of reasons: 1. Affiliate Future operates on a post-payment method. This means we only pay publisher commissions AFTER we have received payment from the end advertiser. If the advertiser operates on a 'credit account' this may mean...
Deeplinks are a useful tool for directing publisher traffic to specific product or category pages within a advertiser website which, in some cases, can help increase the number of conversions.
2nd level sales is where a penny is applied just for tracking purposes and then a 2nd level of commission is added when the advertiser approves the sale. You can view 2nd Level Sales in Reporting section in your interface. Second Level Sales gives you...
If you can't login to AFFILIATE FUTURE SUPPORT please call us directly on  0207 936 6576. Sorry for this inconvenience.  
For the most part, a click or transaction will show up in your account instantaneously. Occasionally, however, clicks and transactions are queued while we perform routine site maintenance, in the event of which we will keep you informed.
Yes, you can request deeplinks from specific advertisers. Not all advertisers will have relevant deeplinks available, but most do. You can either contact us by raising a ticket with the Affiliate Future Support Team by clicking here [http://www.affiliate...
Yes. If you click on Interactive Tools, you can access feeds and product data for specific advertisers. In addition, some advertisers will have advertiser specific resource pages, where you'll find everything you need for that particular advertiser. To a...
To contact a advertiser to whose programme you are subscribed, click on Merchant Messages in the COMMUNICATIONS CENTRE. Here you can view your received & sent messages and also send messages to individual advertisers by clicking the Send a Message tab and...
We run separate networks in the UK, Europe and USA, each of which operates in its local currency. If you wish to view and sign up to programmes in each of our 3 networks, you will need to create a separate account in each currency. If you're unsure about...
We only display unique clicks, so multiple clicks on the same link will not show up in your account.
If you would like information about a particular advertiser, simply click on MERCHANTS, then MERCHANT DIRECTORY. Type the full name of the advertiser in the search box, or use the directory to find your chosen advertiser manually based on their sector. Yo...
Yes, and it's simple to do! In your publisher links you will see &url=. To deeplink to a specific product, simply paste your desired landing page after this symbol. Please make sure to check your links after you have uploaded them to your site to ensure t...
Using our system, an advertiser has 5 days after a sale has been made to cancel any invalid, fraudulent or cancelled transactions. After this time has elapsed, the advertiser can no longer cancel the transaction and the commission will be yours.
You can get access to all our advertisers available feed by going into the interface and going to: Interactive Tools > Retail Feeds.
If your sale has not tracked, please contact us through our support centre [http://www.affiliatefuturesupport.co.uk/default_import/Tickets/Submit], providing us with as many details as possible, including the link that was clicked, the time of the click,...
We apply a 30 day cookie to all of our advertisers. Therefore, as long as the visitor purchases the item within a 30 day period, the sale will be awarded to you. If the visitor returns via another publisher link, the last publisher will be rewarded.
After joining our network, you are free to begin promoting advertiser straight away and all sales will be tracked correctly to your account. If a advertiser then decides to reject you, you will be informed via email detailing the reasons for refusal.
Yes. You may use links on any number of websites and, should you wish, you may also use links in emails.
Yes, you may use links in emails and any links used will be tracked as normal.
We use a 30 day cookie-based tracking system that drops a cookie on the visitor's computer. With this we are able to track all the details of the sale and which publisher should be awarded the commission.
We are currently referring the payout benefits for Advertisers referring publishers to our network and their program. We will update all advertisers with this infomation shortly.
If you would like to join a particular programme you need to join Affiliate Future network first. To join Affiliate Future network, please click here [http://www.affiliatefuture.co.uk/registration/affiliates.asp]. Once you have successfully registered...
The support desk is manned from 09:00 - 17:30 Monday through Friday.
We aim to respond to every inbound ticket within one working day.
...because we operate on a post payment system. The invoice raised on or around the last day of a month reflects the amount of activity that you have generated during that particular calander month. The payment you recieve on the 8th of the month is m...
To find PPC policy of an advertiser you've signed up with please follow the following steps: 1.Please log in [http://afuk.affiliate.affiliatefuture.co.uk/login.aspx?ReturnUrl=%2fdefault.aspx] to your interface. 2. Click on Programmes. 3. Select Merc...
The payment report can be found in the interface under the reporting section. Please follow below steps to generate the report: 1. Login to the interface by clicking here [http://afuk.affiliate.affiliatefuture.co.uk/login.aspx?ReturnUrl=%2fdefault.aspx...
There are a number of reasons why you are failing to log into your Publisher Interface. 1. Affiliate Future interface is not supported by Safari, therefore you will need to log in again using FireFox or IE. 2. Your publisher account has been suspended...
With the current confusion relating to the cookie / cookies law, the implementation and the vague wording and definitions relating to it, we are working with other networks, the DMA and the IAB in finding a solution. It is our belief that the directive ...
Affiliate Future has three offices: in the UK, US and Spain. To sign up to US offers you need to register as a US publisher by clicking here. [http://www.affiliatefuture.com/registration/affiliates-us.asp] Please fill in your details into required fi...
Some of the programmes on Affiliate Future operate on a 2nd level commission basis, where a penny is awarded for the initial order or application and the remaining commission added as a second level payment once the transaction has been validated as compl...
Unfortunately our current system doesn't allow for a group login to all 3 interface (US, UK, Euro). The only way for you to access UK, US and Euro advertisers is to sign up to our sister offices using links below: US AFFILIATE FUTURE NETWORK: http://...
You can get access to all our advertiser programmes through the "Merchant Directory" within the Publisher Interface. PUBLISHER INTERFACE [http://af.affiliates.affiliatefuture.com/login.aspx]> PROGRAMMES> ADVERTISER DIRECTORY
Affiliate Future doesn't process payments via PAYPAL accounts. Should you need any help with payments please raise a support ticket [http://www.affiliatefuturesupport.co.uk/default_import/Tickets/Submit] and a dedicated member of staff will be happy to lo...
Affiliate Future generates monthly invoices on behalf of all publishers to the advertisers, who are given 30 days to settle them. A payment dedicated FAQ page [http://www.affiliatefuturesupport.co.uk/default_import/Knowledgebase/List/Index/2/payment-fa...
Redirected link is a way of suggesting to you a suitable programme to join to replace a closing programme on the Affiliate Future network and you still need to join the programme via the interface to receive a commission payout for driving sale/lead to a ...
There are two likely reasons for this: 1. Your bank details might be entered incorrectly. 2. We have not received sufficient funds from the advertisers to place you above the payment threshold. For more details please raise a support ticket.
Unfortunately, we are no longer running the referral service on our current interface. Our developers are in the process of integrating the system back and we are looking to make it available as soon as possible.
Payment files are processed on the 15th of every month, please ensure that your Financial Details are filled out before this date. You will have seporate login details for this section, if you do not have these details please raise a SUPPORT TICKET [HTTP:...
To set up US & EUR publisher Accounts with Affiliate Future, please register through online forms: US publisher Account http://www.affiliatefuture.com/registration/affiliates-us.asp [http://www.affiliatefuture.com/registration/affiliates-us.asp] EU p...
Our network feed is now available for publishers to keep up to date with changes on the network. The network feed contains data on all the open programmes on the network including the following: * advertiser name * advertiser ID * advertiser d...
We are planning to launch the new travel service platform in beta at the end of April. This will allow publishers to test the new platform and give us feedback prior to full launch the following month. Check out our website: www.paradigmsearch.co.uk [ht...
In order to access advertiser's banners, you need to join the programme first. Once you have joined the programme, please go onto the interface and select programmes on the left hand side. From the dropdown list provided, choose Merchants Joined. From her...
Publishers Interface allows you to contact advertisers you have joined individually. Please log into the interface [http://afuk.affiliate.affiliatefuture.co.uk/communications/merchant-message-sending.aspx] 1. Communication Center 2. New Message 3. Sel...
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It is very easy and absolutely free to join the Affiliate Future network. Please go through the attached document to assist you with the initial steps. If you have any questions, please raise a support ticket [http://affiliatefuture.helpserve.com/defaul...
It is sufficient as long as you do not live in Pakistan, residents in Pakistan require an IBAN number in order for their banks to accept the transfer.
If you have forgotten your password, you can reset it using the forgotten password tool which can be found here [http://afuk.affiliate.affiliatefuture.co.uk/login.aspx]. If you are still experiencing problems please submit a ticket here [http://www.affi...
AffiliateFuture's tracking cookie tracks all sales within 30 DAYS.
Depending on your bank processes overseas transfers can take up to a month to reach your bank account. The UK based banks normally require 3- 5 working days to process Bank Transfer payments. If you don't receive your money within the expected time f...
As long as you are using creative approved by the merchant and you just place the banner on your website, you do not need to be regulated by the FSA. It would be good practice to put a disclaimer in the footer of your website though, such as below: ...
The Bank Routing Number is used in the United States, while IBAN is used in 28 other countries. The other difference is that the Routing Number specifies only the bank of the account. This number usually precedes the account number. IBAN (International ...
You can manually enter UNTRACKED TRANSACTION through your publisher dashboard.  Once you are logged in, please go to http://afuk.affiliate.affiliatefuture.co.uk/reporting/AddUntrackedTransactions.aspx [http://afuk.affiliate.affiliatefuture.co.uk/repor...
If you wish to access advertisers' product feeds, please visit DATA FEEDS page on http://afuk.affiliate.affiliatefuture.co.uk/resourcecentre/Datafeeds.aspx [http://afuk.affiliate.affiliatefuture.co.uk/resourcecentre/Datafeeds.aspx]. You can filter the...
We have just launched our new Chrome extension for Publishers. This allows you to sign up to advertiser programmes, view voucher codes and add deep links, all through the one extension! Just go here to download - https://chrome.google.com/webstore/det...