|Affiliate Program - Frequently Asked Questions
|Garage Storage Solutions has compiled this info so that you may be better informed about our affiliate program.
If you have any questions please Contact Us for more information.
Frequently Asked Questions
1. How does the program work?
The TIDYGARAGE.com Affiliates Program allows you to make money by referring customers to the TIDYGARAGE.com web site. Every time you refer a customer to us and that customer makes a purchase on TIDYGARAGE.com, you earn a commission. We handle transaction processing, fulfillment and customer service. We also provide you with detailed reports on sales from your site. You make a commission on every sale. Every month, we send you a check for a percentage of all the sales you referred to our site.
2. How much does it cost?
Applying to and participating in the TIDYGARAGE.com Affiliate Program is absolutely FREE. There is no charge to apply and there is no minimum sales requirement. In fact, there are no fees of any kind.
3. How do I get started?
IT IS EASY AND FUN TO MAKE YOUR ONLINE garage organizers store! HERE IS HOW:
4. How do I create links to TIDYGARAGE.com?
- Read the TIDYGARAGE.com Terms and conditions
- Fill out the online application http://www.tidygarage.com/affiliate_affiliate.php
- When you are accepted, we will send you a username and password.
- Go to http://www.tidygarage.com/affiliate_banners.php and read "BUILD-A-LINK", a quick introduction that explains how to create your links and build a great online garage organizers store.
- Decide how you want to sell garage organizers products on your site. You could build a store, link to different sections of our site, display banners, or use our search engine. It is up to you!
- Create links to TIDYGARAGE.com using the BUILD-A-LINK Section on http://www.tidygarage.com/affiliate_banners.php. It automatically creates the HTML for you to cut and paste into your web pages!
- Return to http://www.tidygarage.com/affiliate_summary.php at any time to see reports of how your site is doing, how many people are browsing, and what they are buying. Run reports your way whenever you want --they are updated every day!
- Get paid! We will send you a check 45 days after the close of each month if the minimum of $100.00 is reached.
Just log in to http://www.tidygarage.com/affiliate_banners.php and create your links. We give you many different ways of linking to TIDYGARAGE.com, including links to specific garage organizer stores. This allows you to maintain your site is unique look and feel, while making it very easy to link to TIDYGARAGE.com.
5. Can I take the order on my web site?
No. Our frequent catalog updates, daily pricing changes, and regular availability checking are all part of our integrated catalog and ordering software. By using our system to quote garage organizers product availability and take orders, you ensure that your visitors get the most up-to-date information and ordering options available from TIDYGARAGE.com. In addition, a customers contact and billing information is crucial to our ability to offer excellent customer service. Let TIDYGARAGE.com take care of everything, then sit back and enjoy the benefits.
6. Does my web site qualify?
Most web sites will qualify to participate in the program; however, we may reject web sites that we determine are unsuitable. Anyone may submit an application. We do reserve the right to refuse membership to a site or revoke a site membership any time if we deem it contains or links to objectionable material. Objectionable material includes, but is not limited to, pornography, explicit language or content, violence, discrimination, promotion of illegal activities, violation of intellectual property rights or laws, libelous, defamatory or disparaging materials, or sites with little or no original content.
Please see the Terms and Conditions for more information.
7. Can a web site based outside the United States become an affiliate?
TIDYGARAGE.com only ships to the U.S. and Canada at this time.
8. What if I operate more than one web site?
You can have multiple sites under one affiliate account. To set them up, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org and provide the names and URLs of the additional sites. You will then be able to create links specifically for each site and generate separate reports for each site. You will receive one commission check for all of your sites.
REFERRAL FEES. TRACKING AND PAYMENT.
1. How does TIDYGARAGE.com track orders?
All links from your site to TIDYGARAGE.com contain a unique identifier so that every time a user comes to us via your site, we know to credit you when a purchase is made. Make sure that all links on your site are created on http://www.tidygarage.com/affiliate_banners.php so that they are tracked correctly.
2. How can I keep track of how many people I refer?
We provide 24 hour access to detailed reports that allow you to track sales and traffic activity. There are numerous online reports on http://www.tidygarage.com that are updated daily. These reports tell you how many users saw and clicked-through to links to TIDYGARAGE.com from your site, how many orders were placed, which products were purchased, how much your site has earned in commission, and much more. These reports will help you maximize your revenue.
3. How much will I get paid?
Commission rates are based on the net sales (as defined in the Terms and Conditions Agreement) you generate per month. Your monthly earnings are 5% commission rate.
If a customer comes to TIDYGARAGE.com directly from your site and then buys any products on TIDYGARAGE.com, you get credit. It does not matter what type of products you sell or link to from your web site.
4. When will I get paid?
You will be paid approximately 45 days after the end of each calendar month. Minimum of $100.00 must be reached in commission before we send out a check. If a product that generated a referral fee is returned by the customer, then we will deduct the corresponding fee from your next monthly payment. If there is no subsequent payment, we reserve the right send you a bill for the fee at the end of the following month (minimum of $100.00).
5. Will I earn referral fees for personal orders?
Yes! Join the TIDYGARAGE.com Affiliate Program today, set up your links, and buy products for yourself through your links. This is our bonus to you for joining the program. Remember, when you set up your links, please also include one of our affiliate logos on your site
LINKING TO TIDYGARAGE.com
1. How do I create links to TIDYGARAGE.com?
This is the fun part. We have an automatic tag generator that creates html that you cut and paste into your web pages. It is so easy to use, even beginners can create links in seconds. Just log in to http://www.tidygarage.com/affiliate_banners.php and create your links. We give you many different ways of linking to TIDYGARAGE.com, including links to specific garage organizer stores. This allows you to maintain your site unique look and feel, while making it very easy to link to TIDYGARAGE.com.
2. What are my responsibilities?
You may set up as many links as you like to TIDYGARAGE.com. We allow you to link to just about anything on our site -- it is up to you how many or how few links you include. Then you sit back and we do the rest!
3. What is TIDYGARAGE.com responsibility?
TIDYGARAGE.com will provide you with the tools and support you need to build a successful garage organizers store. http://www.tidygarage.com/affiliate_faq.php is your online resource center for merchandising ideas, graphics, links, and more. Additionally, you can contact us for further help at email@example.com. And, of course, we handle orders, shipping products, billing customers, paying your commissions, and managing customer service.
4. Should I mention TIDYGARAGE.com on my web site?
We are proud of our relationship with each of our affiliates. By downloading our logo, you add immediate brand recognition to your store. There are specific guidelines on how to identify yourself as an affiliate in our Affiliate Operating Agreement. Please do not indicate that you are "part of" TIDYGARAGE.com, "partners" with us, or that you "work for TIDYGARAGE.com". For a variety of legal reasons, it is very important that our relationship be properly represented on your web site.
If you cannot find the answer to your question here, please e-mail us at firstname.lastname@example.org and we will be happy to assist you. If you are an existing affiliate, please include your username and password to help us identify your account.
5. Can I use the TIDYGARAGE.com name and logo on my site?
Yes. But please do not alter our logo in any way and adhere to the guidelines above and in the Affiliate Operating Agreement.
6. Can I change the images provided by TIDYGARAGE.com?
We have created images for you that represent our brand name and logo in a consistent fashion, for you to use without modification.
7. Can I use descriptions, etc.?
Content that is clearly marked with a copyright notice from a third party other than TIDYGARAGE.com cannot be used on your site. You will have to contact the copyright owner for permission to reproduce that material.
Reviews specifically attributed to TIDYGARAGE.com products are written by our staff and may be reproduced as long as you note our copyright. Reviews written by other sources, including professional reviewers, publications, and TIDYGARAGE.com customers, are copyrighted by others. We reproduce them on our site by permission, but our arrangement does not give us the right to pass this permission along to our affiliates.
8. Can I link to your home page?
Yes. We will track all sales that take place in TIDYGARAGE.com and will credit them to your account.
9. Can I list product prices?
No. We regularly add and remove garage organizers products to our featured product lists, where special discounts may apply for a limited time. Changes in availability can also lead to changes in prices or discounts, and our prices frequently fluctuate. Affiliates who list prices run the risk of causing confusion for their customers should our price be different. We can only honor the prices listed in our store, according to our pricing policy.
10. How do I change my account information?
All account information is updated in the TIDY GARAGE Interface. Log into website here.