Affiliate FAQ

Affiliate FAQ

About our Affiliate Program

What is it?

ACME Training Affiliate program allows an affiliate to promote ACME Training products and services in exchange for a commission on leads or sales. An affiliate does this by displaying ACME Training ads, text links, or product links on their Web site, in e-mail campaigns, blogs, forums and others.

What is an Affiliate?

Affiliate is an independent party that promotes ACME Training's products and services in exchange for a commission on leads or sales. An affiliate does this by displaying ACME Training's ads, text links, or product links on their Web site, in e-mail campaigns, or in search listings. ACME Training pays an Affiliate a commission when a visitor takes a desired action such as requesting a quote (lead) or enrolling in a class (sale).

How do I generate Earnings?

ACME Training pays an Affiliate a commission when a visitor takes a desired action such as requesting a quote (lead) or enrolling in a class (sale).

How much will I generate?

We will pay you $25 for each approved Quote Request (RFQ) and $50 for each sale that you bring. How much earnings you generate, depends on you, quality and volume of your website's traffic, and your visitors' intererest in ACME Training products and services.

How much does it cost?

ACME Training Affiliate program is free to join and participate in. All you need to do is register, and add links to your website, blog, forum, etc.

What makes your program different then other programs?

No middleman, niche market, high and no minimum pay-outs, are just some of the things that come to mind.

Signing Up

How do I sign up?

Signup NOW for ACME Training Affiliate Program .

Does my site qualify?

Any website, blog, forum, rss feed, etc. qualifies as long as it meets our quality guidelines. This basically means that as long as your website doesn't have any adult, derogatory, racist, and similar content, we welcome you to join our program.

Can I sign up if I am already a part of an ad network?

Absolutely.

Getting Started

How do I login?

To login, visit : /affiliate/dashboard.html

How do I get my code?

You will select your code at the time of registration. The code you select will be unique to you, and will allow us to track all visits and sales, which originated from you.

Link Generators

For your convenience, we have created link generators, which make it really easy for you to create ads to be placed on your website. At the moment, link generators, can create individual course, category, location and public schedule course event links. You will find link generators, in the sidebar of our affiliate console.

Am I allowed to customize the look and feel of the ads?

While we believe that the default links, provided by our link generators, will perform well, you are welcome to try different variations of the anchor text. On the other hand, please do not modify the link itself. Any attempt to use black-hat seo techniques will result in the immediate termination of your account.

What reports can I view?

At the moment we provide you with the following reports: Number of visitors, landing pages, originating pages, conversions, conversion ration, payments and current balance.

When do I get paid?

A check will be issued to you, every 10th of every month.

What forms of payment are available to me?

At the moment we use checks, to issue payments

Program Policies

Eligibility

Anyone 18 or older, unless otherwise prohibited by your state/country, can sign up and participate in ACME Training affiliate program, as long as their website meets our quality guidelines. This basically means that as long as your website doesn't have any adult, derogatory, racist, and similar content, we welcome you to join our program.

Ad Policies

Even though, we allow you to change the anchor text, please do not use this to trick and/or confuse a visitor into thinking that the link will take them to a completely different and unrelated product, service, or offer. For more information, please refer to our quality guidelines.

Invalid Clicks and Impressions

If we notice a large and/or sudden, increase of clicks and invalid conversion, we will put your account on-hold and attempt to contact you. In the event that we find you in violation of our policies, your account will be terminated immediately.

Contacting ACME Training

Do you have a customer support telephone number?

Our customer support number is 888-357-1204. However, for the best results please use affiliate@acme.com email to contact us. During our business hours, we will reply to your email within 2 hours.

How can I request that you improve or add a feature?

Please email us at affiliate@acme.com with any comments, bugs or feature request.

Multiple Websites

Can I use more then one site with my account?

You are welcome to use as many sites as you want, as long as they meet our quality guidelines.

Can I sign up for more than one account?

No. Affiliates are not allowed to maintain multiple accounts under the same payee name.

Login Issues

How do I log in to my account?

To login, visit : /affiliate/dashboard.html

Why can't I log into my account?

If you are having problems logging in please make sure that your browser's current security settings allow cookies, and that you have them turned on. If you continue experiencing problems, please email us at affiliate@acme.com

I've forgotten my password

Please email us at affiliate@acme.com and we will reset your password and send it to you. You can then change it back once you successfully log in.

How do I change my password?

You can change your password in the profile section, in ACME Training affiliate console.

How do I change my email address?

You can change your email address in the profile section, in ACME Training affiliate console.

Why do I keep getting logged out of my account?

For security reasons, you will be logged out of the affiliate console after 20 minutes of inactivity. To avoid this in the future, check "remember me" on the login screen.

Updating Account Information

How do I change my email address?

You can change your email address in the profile section, in ACME Training affiliate console.

How do I change my payee information?

You can change you payee information in the profile section, in ACME Training affiliate console.

How do I change my payment address?

You can change your payment address in the profile section, in ACME Training affiliate console.

How do I change my password?

You can change your password in the profile section, in ACME Training affiliate console.

Privacy and Security

What does ACME Training do with my personal information?

We will only use your account information for the purposes of the affiliate program. We will never share your information with a third party.

Does ACME Training collect information about my site?

No. ACME Training only tracks visits to acme.com, which originated from your site. We use cookies to achieve this.

Does ACME Training collect information about my visitors?

We only keep track of the visits and/or purchases which originated from your site.

Cancellation

How do I cancel my account?

To cancel your account, please email your request to affiliate@acme.com

Ad Implementation

How do I get my link code?

You will choose your own link code during registration. You can see or change your code in the profile section of the ACME Training affiliate console.

Where should I place ACME Training ads on my pages?

Anywhere is fine. However, for the best results we recommend that you place them in a highly visible place, and if applicable, embedded in a related article, blog post, forum post, etc.

What is a click-through?

A click-through is the action consumers takes when they are referred from one Web site through a link or advertisement and are taken to another Web site. Click-through ratio is the percentage of clicks for the number of advertising impressions displayed.

What is conversion rate?

The conversion rate is the percentage of visitors who take a desired action (fill out a RFQ form or complete a registration).

How does ACME Training track transactions?

ACME Training uses cookies to track sales and leads. Our cookies resides within the customer's browser for 14 days or until that customer purchases a product, whichever comes first. This means that if the customer who followed a link from your site, takes a desired action within 14 days of the original visit, you will get credited for the sale. Cookies are used solely for the purpose of paying affiliates commissions when a consumer requests a quote or makes a purchase.

What if customers have their cookies turned off?

Less than 1% of all Internet users have their cookies disabled. In the highly unlikely situation that a customer has cookies disabled, sales that occur cannot be tracked.

Earnings and Payments

Earnings

Our affiliate program is way for you to make money for traffic that comes from your site. For every client that you refer (sale), you will receive $50, and for every approved RFQ (lead) $25.

Payment Options

At the moment we use checks, to issue payments

Payment Schedule

A check will be issued to you, every 10th of every month.