Affiliates - Frequently Asked Questions
What do I need to become a PlanetHoster affiliate?
Nothing! Except your desire to be an affiliate, of course. You don't even need a website (although having your own website helps). You can promote our products via search engines, posts on Internet forums, or simply email all your friends and people you know with your affiliate link to our product(s). All you need to do is to send a visitor to our site via a special link (called an 'affiliate link'), and if he or she buys anything from us, you will get 25% of the sale value (excluding domain names).
How do I know I will be paid for my referral?
The program is powered by PlanetHoster, a hosting provider leader. PlanetHoster's affiliate software uses a combination of cookies and IP addresses to track referrals for the best possible reliability. When the visitor follows your affiliate link to our site, our affiliate system registers this referral and places a cookie on his or her computer. When the visitor pays for the product, the affiliate system checks for the cookie (if it's not found, it checks the IP address of the referrer) and credits your account 25% of the purchase value. This process is absolutely automatic. All your referrals will be properly tracked, guaranteed.
In short, the process is absolutely automatic. All your referrals will be properly tracked.
How is payment handled?
You can choose if you want to be paid by PayPal or Moneybookers, as well as the minimum payout value ($100 minimum). We do not support regular checks at the moment.
How do I set up an account?
Setting up an account is very easy and it's completely FREE. You don't have to pay to become an affiliate.
All you need to sign up is to go to the Signup Form and fill it out. After a review from our affiliate manager, you will receive an email with your password and other information.
As our affiliate, you will have your own control panel where you can see detailed statistics of traffic and sales you referred, news and training materials, and your choice of banners and text links.
Then you only need to place an affiliate link, banner, text link or other link on your web site or place ads in pay-per-click search engines so you can start sending customers to our web site.
What is an affiliate link?
Affiliate links are special URLs where you should be sending the visitors. You will get the URLs for different banners in your affiliate panel after login.
Can I promote you through pay-per-click search engines?
Yes, you can promote us through pay-per-click search engines. In fact, this type of promotion is becoming increasingly popular. We are aware of many affiliates promoting our products this way and making a very good profit.
Do you have a training program for affiliates?
Yes, the basics of affiliate marketing and useful tips are described in your affiliate panel. You can find new tips and techniques also in our affiliate newsletter.
What must I do NOW?
A few simple steps:
- Go to the Signup Form
- Fill out the form
- Receive your password and other info by email
- Log in to your own affiliate panel and choose from various banners, text links, reviews and other promotional materials
- Place some of these banners/links onto the home page of your website and as many pages as you want to increase your sales
- Receive 25% commission from every sale!