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Affiliates program

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milkitrain
Tourist
7 0 1

Hi everyone!

I would like to know how I could implement an affiliate program, please?

I don't know how to create a link or a promo code our potential customers or current customers could share with their network and reward them.

Something like a code they would share for 10% off for their network and they would get themselves 10% of the retail price in cash.

Would really be grateful for the help!

Thank you, 

Josephine

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Julie
Shopify Staff
Shopify Staff
1109 106 340

This is an accepted solution.

Hey, Josephine!

 

Julie here from Shopify Support.

 

It's great to hear that you're looking to implement an affiliate program. This is an excellent marketing tactic and a great way to generate sales. While you could create discount codes and have your affiliates share those with their referrals, the affiliate would not be tied to that particular discount code and thus wouldn't be receiving their referral bonus.

 

For that reason, merchants will typically use an app to manage their affiliate program. While @AiTrillion shared AAA - Affiliate Marketing PRO as one potential solution, I also wanted to share a few other options:

These apps all have great reviews and are quite popular. I recommend taking some time to explore each option, taking a look at their feature list, reviews, and screenshots, which will give you a good idea of what the app looks like. Under the Support section in each app About page, you'll also be able to access the developer's website, along with their FAQs. Some of these apps also offer free trials, so I suggest taking advantage of those; just make sure to uninstall whichever apps you no longer wish to use prior to the trial expiring so you won't be charged. 

 

As you continue creating your affiliate program, I recommend checking out our blog post, "The Beginner's Guide to Setting Up an Affiliate Program for Your Shopify Store". This is a comprehensive guide that will teach you everything you need to know about creating an affiliate program, from how to create one with Shopify apps, to how you can find and manage affiliates. I think you'll find it quite useful!

 

I hope this guides you in the right direction and I'm curious to know which app suits your needs the best. Feel free to respond here and let me know!

Julie | Social Care @ Shopify 
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MichaelGeo
Pathfinder
194 3 18

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Hi there!

 

When you implement an affiliate program, there are some potential challenges.

  •       Clicks are wasted if visitors from certain regions cannot access the websites.
  •       Customer could leave if extra steps are needed, like select their local language.
  •       Some cannot find the information within the first few seconds of visiting the page, they will leave.

For affiliate marketers, to maximise conversion rates, it is important to minimise the roadblocks in user journey. Thus, you may want to consider Geo Links. When the visitor clicks on the link, it can auto take visitors to the most relevant website based on their geolocation address based on their IPs. If you are interested, you can look at this post: https://geotargetly.com/blog/how-affiliate-marketers-use-geo-links-to-maximise-conversion

 

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AiTrillion
Shopify Partner
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Hey @milkitrain,

You can try this one:- https://apps.shopify.com/affiliate

 

Thanks

Sachin D | Shopify Growth Expert @ AiTrillion

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milkitrain
Tourist
7 0 1

Hey!

Thank you, it would exactly be what we are looking for however the reviews don't seem good. Will look into it!

Thank you!

 

Josephine

Julie
Shopify Staff
Shopify Staff
1109 106 340

This is an accepted solution.

Hey, Josephine!

 

Julie here from Shopify Support.

 

It's great to hear that you're looking to implement an affiliate program. This is an excellent marketing tactic and a great way to generate sales. While you could create discount codes and have your affiliates share those with their referrals, the affiliate would not be tied to that particular discount code and thus wouldn't be receiving their referral bonus.

 

For that reason, merchants will typically use an app to manage their affiliate program. While @AiTrillion shared AAA - Affiliate Marketing PRO as one potential solution, I also wanted to share a few other options:

These apps all have great reviews and are quite popular. I recommend taking some time to explore each option, taking a look at their feature list, reviews, and screenshots, which will give you a good idea of what the app looks like. Under the Support section in each app About page, you'll also be able to access the developer's website, along with their FAQs. Some of these apps also offer free trials, so I suggest taking advantage of those; just make sure to uninstall whichever apps you no longer wish to use prior to the trial expiring so you won't be charged. 

 

As you continue creating your affiliate program, I recommend checking out our blog post, "The Beginner's Guide to Setting Up an Affiliate Program for Your Shopify Store". This is a comprehensive guide that will teach you everything you need to know about creating an affiliate program, from how to create one with Shopify apps, to how you can find and manage affiliates. I think you'll find it quite useful!

 

I hope this guides you in the right direction and I'm curious to know which app suits your needs the best. Feel free to respond here and let me know!

Julie | Social Care @ Shopify 
 - Was my reply helpful? Click Like to let me know! 
 - Was your question answered? Mark it as an Accepted Solution
 - To learn more visit the Shopify Help Center or the Shopify Blog

milkitrain
Tourist
7 0 1

Hey Julie, 

Thank you very much, it's very helpful, will look into that!

Best,

Josephine

MichaelGeo
Pathfinder
194 3 18

This is an accepted solution.

Hi there!

 

When you implement an affiliate program, there are some potential challenges.

  •       Clicks are wasted if visitors from certain regions cannot access the websites.
  •       Customer could leave if extra steps are needed, like select their local language.
  •       Some cannot find the information within the first few seconds of visiting the page, they will leave.

For affiliate marketers, to maximise conversion rates, it is important to minimise the roadblocks in user journey. Thus, you may want to consider Geo Links. When the visitor clicks on the link, it can auto take visitors to the most relevant website based on their geolocation address based on their IPs. If you are interested, you can look at this post: https://geotargetly.com/blog/how-affiliate-marketers-use-geo-links-to-maximise-conversion

 

josephineet
Tourist
3 0 0

Hello!

Thank you very much, will look into it!

differentgifts
Tourist
8 0 1

Hi Josephine.

Earlier on i saw that shopify experts had pointed out a few affilliate programmes - got to say the best in my opinion is GO AFF PRO its free and easy to use - i started with it just yesterday and its so intuitive and easy for the end user - it does all the calculations for you and is a piece of the proverbial to get started with .... also .... if you use my linky into it [https://goaffpro.com/#P8CpRfoTjNI] i get some freebies if you decide to come onboard [for free]

 

Much love and good luck

 

Barry

beacons-nj
New Member
1 0 1

Hi Josephine,

We're developing a new affiliate app for Shopify at Beacons, check it out here: https://apps.shopify.com/beacons

In addition to the basic affiliate features like link tracking and coupon codes, we also provide you with a beautiful affiliate portal so that you can give all of your affiliates an experience that's consistent with the rest of your brand.

Feel free to email me at neal@beacons.ai and I'll help you get set up!

lukekierczak
New Member
4 0 0

Hi Josephine, if you’re still looking for a solution to implement an affiliate program for your store, you should take a look at GrowthHero Affiliate App. With our app, you’ll quickly launch a campaign exactly as you described - your affiliates can share special offers with their audiences and get cash rewards.

If you need any assistance in setting up your first campaign, reach out to our support team and they will help you out : ) 

Izuma
New Member
1 0 0

Here is a solution to your question click the link below to learn about how you can get your promo code and start your affiliate marketing

https://warriorplus.com/o2/a/dtlv5y/0