Q : Does it cost anything to become an Affiliate?
A: No, there is no cost associated with becoming an Affiliate. You can sign up for free on our site, and we provide you with tools to build links. We do approve all applications prior to your getting started.
Q: How much do I get paid in referral fees for becoming a Online Speeches Affiliate?
A: Online Speeches will give you a credit each time you refer someone to our website and they enroll as a member. For more information, please see our Affiliate Agreement.
Q: I don't know how to write HTML. Can Online Speeches help?
A: You don't need to be an HTML expert to join Online Speeches Affiliate program! We have a link builder that allows you to select the page within Online Speeches that you want to link to and the type of link you would like to use whether it is for a free sign-up or join now. Then it produces the HTML code you need and all you have to do is copy and paste it into your own HTML.
Q: How do I change the links?
A: When you log in as an Affiliate, you will be directed to the Affiliate Resources area where you will find the tools you need to get this done. You can use the link-builder every time you want to change the area within Online Speeches you are linking to. Additionally, within the Affiliate Resources area, you can also update your account information.
Q: How does Online Speeches know if users are registering or buying services from my site?
A: When you register you will receive an Affiliate Number. You will need to give that number to anyone that you are referring to our site. Once they sign up and put in that number, you will be given a credit.
Q: How can I keep track of my referral fees?
A: Online Speeches provides an online reporting feature for Affiliates to check their credit status. The report is located in the Affiliate Resources section to which you will have access after logging in. You can select My Credits to see how much you have accrued.
Q: When and how do I get paid?
A: Although the OS Affiliate Program is not limited to the United States of America , all payments will be made in U.S. dollars through PayPal whenever possible. Affiliate commissions shall be sent out quarterly on or about the 5th for the previous quarter's sales. We pay out commissions on January 1st, April 1st, July 1st, and October 1st.If a sale is canceled or refunded, the related commission will be deducted from a subsequent payment. The minimum commission check that will be sent out is $50. If you are not a member of PayPal, the fee to send a check will be $10.
Q. What type of discount do I receive? What about my referrals?
A. Please note that these discounts are subject to change but both you and your referral will benefit from coming to our website. The new subscriber will receive 25% off their membership for the first year. You, as the affiliate, will receive a 25% credit for that membership once it is purchased.
Q: Does my website qualify for the Affiliates program?
A: Any site qualifies for the Affiliate program except for sites that:
Promote sexually explicit material
Promote discrimination based on race, age, gender, origin, sexual orientation, disability, or religion
Promote illegal activities
Violate intellectual property rights
Violate the Online Speeches Affiliate Agreement
Q: How is my Affiliate ranking calculated?
A. By keeping track of items that are submitted and tips that are posted. We will not however allow any affiliate to add material for the express purpose of advancing in rank. All material is reviewed by the site administrator before it is posted to prevent this from happening.