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Affiliate Agreement

Yey! More terms & conditions!

This agreement is designed with you in mind, as well as to protect The Admin Bar and our customers.

Commissions and payouts

You’ll earn 30% commission when a customer purchases a new copy of The Website Owner’s Manual using your referral link. 

We pay out affiliate commissions in USD via PayPal in the first week of every month. As we have a 30-day money back guarantee, we only pay commissions that are older than 30 days.

We do not allow referrals to be generated on your own purchases. We do not offer recurring referrals.

Here are the details of our program in summary:

  • You’ll receive 30% commission for every new sale you refer
  • Commissions older than 30 days will be paid within the first week of each month
  • Referrals are paid out via PayPal
  • Referrals cannot be generated on your own purchases (this includes using a different email address).

Referral cookie lifetime

When a potential customer clicks on your referral link, a cookie is stored in their browser to track your referral. The cookie is then stored for a generous 30 days to give your referred customers time to decide if they wish to purchase The Website Owner’s Manaul, or ask us any pre-sale questions they may have.

A referral won’t be awarded if:

  1. The customer uses a different browser to purchase than the one they originally used to visit our site (because the cookie does not exist in that browser)
  2. The customer purchases after 30 days (because the cookie will expire).
  3. A customer uses another person’s referral link or affiliate coupon code.

Refunded purchases

Referrals older than 30 days and in good standing (i.e. the purchase has not been refunded) will be included with each commission payout. If a purchase is refunded, a commission won’t be paid out for that referral.

We reserve the right to reject affiliate commissions for any reason. Commission rejections may occur for the following reasons:

  1. The sale that the referral was based on was refunded
  2. The method by which the referral was generated was in violation of our promotional policies (see below) or violated the spirit of the Affiliate Agreement.

Affiliate news and updates

By becoming an affiliate you agree to receive emails from The Admin Bar. These emails will be sent to affiliates only, on an ad-hoc basis, and may include important information regarding The Admin Bar affiliate program. These emails will also provide you with relevant news and updates to help you effectively promote The Website Owner’s Manaul. As an affiliate you may be privy to embargoed or time-sensitive information in these emails (this information may only be promoted after an embargo is lifted). And we won’t spam you, ever – promise!

The Admin Bar Affiliate Program Policies

Allowed  promotional methods

How you promote The Admin Bar & The Website Owner’s Manaul is reflected in the commission you earn! We encourage the use of promotional methods that add value to The Admin Bar and bring us legitimate, loyal customers. 

Here are a few examples of awesome promotional methods to earn more commission:

  • Tell clients, customers or friends about The Website Owner’s Manual, and give them your affiliate referral link
  • Write a review or a blog post about The Website Owner’s Manual and link to our site with your referral link
  • Reach out to a broad audience with your social network accounts. Tweet about us on Twitter with your affiliate referral link, post about us on Facebook with your affiliate link, or communicate to your Linkedin followers about affiliate marketing with your affiliate link. Spam-free promotion is a great way to get more referrals!
  • Provide value to others by answering related questions on other sites with helpful responses, and using your referral link in your replies.

Prohibited promotional methods

We love and back our product 100%, and we are very careful with how it’s promoted, so we want affiliates who are 100% behind us too! The prohibited promotional methods listed below aren’t meant to scare you off – they’re here to protect you, and us, and our customers from any freaky or fraudulent activity, which is something we take pretty seriously. We know you’ll understand.  But here they are in writing just in case you’re not totally sure what is and what isn’t allowed.

  • The Website Owner’s Manual may not be promoted on coupon sites
    Customers who are searching for a coupon are already in the market for The Website Owner’s Manual, so this method adds no value to The Admin Bar..
  • Any type of spam is prohibited
    Links, ads, emails, comments… any type of spam. Please respect the posting rules of any 3rd-party websites you use to promote The Website Owner’s Manual. P.S. This is not an exhaustive list of spam methods; if we decide that your activity is spam, it’s spam.
  • Any illegal activity or activity deemed offensive by us is prohibited
    This may result in referrals being rejected and/or your affiliate account being deactivated. See above for allowed and super cool promotional methods!
  • Don’t pretend to be professionally associated with The Admin Bar
    Affiliates aren’t employees of The Admin Bar and have no employee rights.
  • Pretending to actually be The Admin Bar is 1000% prohibited
    Cloning our site, copying our site, using our copyrighted site assets, and pretending that a site created by you is an official The Admin Bar site is unethical and prohibited (this includes using services that automatically clone websites, or place them into iframes).
  • Again, false promotion to customers that you are endorsed or operated by The Admin Bar is prohibited (and super uncool).

If you’re unsure or concerned that some activity you’re about to proceed with may be considered prohibited, please ask us. 

Consequences of prohibited promotional methods

If your promotional methods step outside of these terms, your referrals may be rejected and we may disable your affiliate account. We reserve the right to do this and may or may not notify you in the instance that this occurs. Please use allowed promotional methods, and help us to help you succeed as an affiliate!

Inappropriate websites

The following types of sites are not permitted to become an affiliate: adult sites, sites that display adult material or banners, sites that promote violence, hatred or bigotry, sites that promote or engage in illegal activity, including (but not limited to), hacking, cracking, nulled, and warez sites. Affiliate applications for inappropriate websites will be rejected, and we reserve the right to choose whether or not to provide a rejection reason.

By accepting these terms and conditions you are providing your nonlegal agreement to abide by them. By registering and being approved as an affiliate in our affiliate program you agree that your commissions are subject to approval before they are accepted and subsequently paid.

The affiliate relationship does not represent a professional or formal agreement, and as an affiliate you are not an employee of The Admin Bar. You agree that this is not a legally binding relationship and as a result may not take legal action against The Admin Bar. These affiliate terms and conditions are subject to change without notice.



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