1) What is an Affiliate Program?
An Affiliate Program is a easy way for you to earn extra income by promoting products or services on your website. If you have a website, you can begin earning money by promoting our products and services. When one of your visitors click a link on your website and visits our website we will track that visitor, if they purchase a product or service at the Chinese Art Store you will earn a commission.
2) How do I Join the Chinese Art Store Affiliate Program?
It's fast, FREE and very easy to join our affiliate program, just read and agree to Our Affiliate Terms & Conditions. After reading Our Affiliate Terms and Conditions click on the "Continue" button to sign-up and become an Affiliate. After you sign-up you will be provided HTML code you will use to link to the Chinese Art Store website. These links will contain your unique affiliate code so that we may track visitors you send and give you proper credit for sales generated from your website.
PLEASE READ BEFORE JOINING! We pay monthly commission payments ONLY via PayPal, we DO NOT OFFER any other payment methods (NO Checks, NO money orders, ONLY PayPal). It's free to join PayPal.com and very easy too, so if you are not already a member visit PayPal.com now to become a member.
3) How Much Will I Get Paid?
We pay a 20% commission on all sales you generate as a member of our affiliate program. The total amount of commission you earn is entirely up to you and dependant upon your ability to promote our products on your website/websites. The more time and effort you put into marketing our program the more likely you will be to generate sales. You can also earn a percentage of the sales of any affiliates you refer to our program, see the answer to question11 for more details.
4) How and When Will I Get Paid?
The most important thing to an affiliate is getting paid and to make payments fast and secure we ONLY PAY OUR AFFILIATES VIA PAYPAL. It's free to join PayPal.com and very easy too, so if you are not already a member visit PayPal now to become a member. We pay monthly commission payments via PayPal to all of our affiliates who meet the minimum commission requirement of $25, if you don't meet the minimum requirement in a given month don't worry, you WILL NOT lose your commission, it will be carried over to the next month and combined with future commissions until you meet the $25 minimum requirement. Payments are sent via PayPal each month for all sales at least 30 days old, this allows time for us to handle any customer returns and properly process all of our affiliate commissions ensure every affiliate gets proper credit for their hard work.
5) Who Manages This Affiliate Program?
Chinese Art Store is a Division of Dragon Artworks LLC., an Internet company who has been doing business online since 1998. We manage this affiliate program personally to keep costs to a minimum so we may offer our affiliates the highest possible commissions on their sales. The Chinese Art Store provides you with everything you need as an affiliate, including access to your account where you can track your sales, view commissions earned, and run reports related to your affiliate membership. You will have access to your account 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 52 weeks a year.
6) What if I Have More Than One Website?
You may use the affiliate code on as many Web sites as you wish, but each site MUST adhere to Our Affiliate Terms & Conditions, there are NO exceptions to this policy.
7) Do I Need a Website to Join?
YES! You are required to have a website in order to participate in our program and your account will be deleted if you do now own a website. SPAM EMAIL IS NOT TOLERATED. We require that you have a website so we may evaluate your website as part of our approval process. Without a website we have no means of determining if you or your company will promote our products and services in an acceptable manner. We work hard to provide our customers with excellent products and services, and we expect our affiliates to promote the Chinese Art Store in a positive and professional manner.
8) I Don't Live in the U.S., Can I Still Join?
Yes! You can still join our affiliate program. We welcome affiliates who can accept payments via PayPal, which include the following countries; Anguilla, Argentina, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, Chile, China, Costa Rica, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hong Kong, Hungary, Iceland, India, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Jamaica, Japan, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malaysia, Malta, Mexico, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Africa, South Korea, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, Thailand, Turkey, United Kingdom, Uruguay and Venezuela.
9) Do You Accept Adult Web Sites?
NO! The Chinese Art Store Affiliate Program does not allow Web sites with ANY adult content or website which link to adult content sites to join or participate. We periodically review member Web sites to insure they are following Our Affiliate Terms & Conditions and reserve the right suspend any website who violates this agreement without notice. An affiliate with website/sites deemed to be offering and/or linking to sites providing adult content will have their account closed immediately and forfeit all commissions that have not been paid. We also reserve the right to take legal action against said affiliate for any damage caused to Chinese Art Store, it's parent company and on behalf of any other affiliate/affiliates who may have been affected by this act.
10) I Forgot My Password, How Can I Access My Account?
We suggest you write down your password and keep it in a safe place, however if you forget your password at some point you may Click here to retrieve your password via email. PLEASE NOTE! Your password will be emailed to the email address you used to signup, it will not be sent to any other email address. If you cannot remember the email address you used to signup please contact us for assistance.
11) Do You Offer Referral Commissions for Affiliates I Refer?
YES! We are happy to offer our affiliates a percentage of all sales by affiliates you directly refer to our program. The commission rate for the second tier is 5%, which means when you refer someone you will earn a 5% commission on their sales.
12) I Don't See The Answer to My Question Here, How Do I Contact You?
If you have a question that is not answered in this FAQ, please login to your affiliate account and visit the Contact Us page. If you cannot login please visit the store contact us page send us your question or comment and we will get back to you as soon as we can.