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  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...
An incentive site uses motivational devices such as cashback or voucher codes to promote the sale of merchandise. They could also use strategies such as competitions, premiums, and special pricing to generate sales. Examples of these sites are TopCashba...
A cashback website is a type of reward website that pays its members a percentage of money earned when they purchase goods and services via its publisher links. And example of a site that promotes voucher codes is Quidco [http://www.quidco.com/].
In marketing, an online voucher is a code that can be entered upon checkout from an online store for a financial discount or rebate when purchasing a product or service. And example of a site that promotes voucher codes is Quidco [http://www.quidco.com/...
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...
The MERCHANT/ADVERTISER is the retailer or brand. Affiliates will join your program and DISPLAY YOUR ADVERTISEMENTS ON THEIR WEB SITES, sending customers and traffic back to your site. Affiliate Future has a network of over 300,000 potential publisher...
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 ...
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...
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...
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.
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.
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.
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.
A non tracking advertiser is a advertiser whose sales/leads sent through by a publisher are not tracking. There are several possible reasons for this, such as misplaced tracking codes, using incorrect tracking codes or certain variables missing from track...
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.
...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...
You will need to join Affiliate Future network [http://www.affiliatefuture.co.uk/registration/affiliates.asp] which will then allow you to explore an entire directory of Advertisers on the network and join them straight away. Log in to AF interface [ht...
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...
In order to avoid errors and issues with browsing, please use the Affiliate Future interface with either Internet Explorer or Firefox. The current version of our interface is not supported in Safari and Opera.
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
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 ...
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.
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...
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...
AffiliateFuture's tracking cookie tracks all sales within 30 DAYS.
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: ...
A website that compares a particular product or service in different stores or from different companies.
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...