Answers to commonly asked questions
What is the SearchKing Affiliate Program?
The SearchKing Affiliate Program enables you to add SearchKing services to your Web
site using links, buttons and banners. Visitors to your site have the opportunity to use
our services, and you will, in turn, receive a commission each time a user purchases
How does the program work?
The SearchKing Affiliate Program allows you to make money by referring customers to our
Web site who make purchases of our products and services. You do this by placing links,
banners or buttons on your site. If you qualify, you'll earn a commission each time a
visitor from your site makes a purchase of any of the SearchKing services. You will also
receive a commission for every sale made through any of the sites who sign-up below you
(up to two levels). SearchKing's 3-tired program pays 12% (first level) 6% (2nd level) and
2% (3rd level). It's that easy!
Why should I join?
There are many reasons to join! Becoming an affiliate is a free and easy process, and
you'll make money with very little effort. Plus, you'll be adding the value of SearchKing
services for your users--and all you have to do is cash the check.
Does it cost me anything to become an affiliate?
No! It's absolutely free to join the SearchKing Affiliate Program. There is no charge
to apply. The minimum pay schedule is $30.00 USD paid monthly and registrations are
tracked for 1 year! The best part is that you are paid EVERY month that the user
continues to pay for our services!
How do I sign up?
The application process is quick and easy. Complete our Online Application Form, which includes
our program application and affiliate agreement. When we receive your application, we will
contact you and provide you with step-by-step instructions on getting started.
Is my Web site eligible to become an affiliate?
Most sites will qualify to participate in the program. Anyone may submit an
application, but we do reserve the right to refuse membership to a site or revoke a site's
membership at any time if we deem that it contains objectionable material.
What are my responsibilities an as affiliate?
Your only responsibility is to create and place links to our content on your site. To
do this, you'll use the personal identification code we provide you and place in your
links to our site. We handle everything else.
What are SearchKing's responsibilities?
We will provide you with the tools and support you need to maximize sales through your
site. We will track your sale and pay you promptly for those sales. You will access
to your online tracking service to track your sales and progress
I don't have a Web site. Can I still apply?
Yes, If you run an e-zine or newsletter you may also be eligible.
Can a Web site outside the United States be an affiliate?
Yes. We welcome affiliates from anywhere in the world. Please note, however, that
commission payment checks to affiliates are in U.S. dollars.
I operate more than one Web site. Can I still be an affiliate?
Yes. You can use your unique affiliate code to place links, banners or buttons on as
many sites as you wish. However, if you want to track the progress of individual
sites you will have to sign-up for a separate account for each site. SearchKing lump
your accounts together and pay in one check tracking all your totals as one and still be
paid with a single commission check.
Can I place links to more than one SearchKing affiliate service on my Web site?
Yes, you can place as many graphic and/or text links to SearchKing services as you
Will becoming an affiliate increase traffic to my site?
Our Affiliate Program is a revenue-sharing program. It is not designed to help you
increase traffic to your site. However, since the program enhances your site with
SearchKing services, your user return rate may increase.
How do I change my account information?
Once you have been accepted as an SearchKing Affiliate, you will be given access to
your account access information center. Your account information can be modified there.
Can I alter the source code provided by SearchKing ?
If you alter the source code, you may not be eligible for payment. In cases where
altering the source code is a necessity, please email your specific request and code
changes to email@example.com
Setting Up Links
How do I create links?
You will be sent via e-mail your unique tracking code that you will simply have to cut
and paste to your site.
Where should I place the links on my site?
You should place links where they are easy for your site visitors to find, such as on
your home page. Other useful areas are your navigation bar and any other high-traffic
area. If you place the links in an easily accessible location on your site, your visitors
will be more likely to use the service.
How often should I update my links?
You should update links to our services frequently. We are constantly adding new
services, each of which will appeal to your users.
How much can I earn?
With SearchKing's 3-tired program, you will earn 12% (1st tier) 6% (2nd tier) and 2%
(3rd tier). When a user purchases one of our services, you will be paid every month
that they continue to purchase our services. In addition, you will be paid 6% every
moth that they continue to use our services for anyone who signs-up to be a SearchKing
affiliate under you (through your link) and everyone who signs-up under them (3rd tier).
How do I know how much commission I've earned?
Using the affiliate tracking page that you will be given access to once becoming an
affiliate. You will be e-mailed the access information upon approval.
How often will I be paid?
We will send you a check for a percentage of the sales you referred to our site every
month, provided you earned more than $30.00 USD in that month. If your income is less than
$30.00, your month's total will be added to your check for the next month.
Who handles customer service?
We provide complete customer service for the users that you refer to our site. All you
have to do is place links on your site. We do the rest!
How will you know that the users came from my site?
When you create your HTML tags using your unique code, each link will be tracked for
your account. Every time a user comes to us from that unique link, we know to issue you a
How often can I run reports?
You can run reports daily if you wish. Our reporting Web site, is updated daily with
the latest information about your site.