Affiliate FAQ

How do I make money?

You earn commissions by referring customers to Profit.ly, where they can purchase a membership to profit.ly. You will earn 30% percentage commission for every membership purchased from your publishing partner link. Most products on Profit.ly are monthly subscriptions; therefore you will be paid 30% of the monthly subscription as long as the lead stays subscribed. For the statistics programs of Profit.ly, you will earn 50%.

How Do I start promoting your products?

Generally, you should choose some banners or links and place them onto your pages. When your visitor clicks on an embedded link, they will be redirected to one of the Profit.ly sales pages. If this visitor buys something, you will be rewarded with a commission for this sale.

How do I know I will be paid for my referral?

Profit.ly uses cookies to track referrals for the best possible reliability. When your prospect follows your publishing partner link to the Profit.ly site, we register this referral and place a cookie on your prospects computer. When the prospect pays for the product, we check for a cookie and credit your account with commission if found. This process is completely automatic.

When will I be paid?

We will pay you 15 days after the close of each month. In the event that you only generate commissions on yearly products, we reserve the right to delay payment until a significant portion of the subscription has been used. Please see the terms for further details.

What is a publishing partner link?

A publishing partner link is a special URL where you should be sending your prospects so you can get credit for a sale. You will get the URL's for different banners in your affiliate panel.

Do I make commissions on my own purchases if I buy through my own link?

No. Commissions will always be paid to the person who introduced you to Profit.ly. If a prospect purchases a product from your computer through your link, you will not get credit for the sale. The cookies will track back to the person who you purchased from and not you. Do not purchase products for people; the commissions will not track back to you.

How much do I make per sale?

We offer 30% commissions on the initial sale and 30% commissions on all recurring sales for the life of the subscription. For Profit.ly statistics programs, we offer 50% commissions. For further details, see the commission structure page.

Are there any fees to be a Publishing Partner?

No there are not. It does not cost anything to be a Publishing Partner of Profit.ly.

Do I have to be a paid member of Profit.ly in order to promote it?

No, it is not required to be a paid member of Profit.ly to be an affiliate. We only require you setup a free account.

How can I see the information that prospects enter on my capture page?

You cannot. This is not a lead generation system. It is strictly an affiliate tracking system. You do not have access to their name and email information. If you would like to know if a specific person purchased a product, please email us at support@profit.ly the name and email of the person and we will let you know.

How do I get paid?

When your balance exceeds $100 for the first time, you will be contacted by our team to arrange your payment details and relevant tax forms.

I want my business to be paid instead of me personally, how do I change this information?

You will need to submit a new W9 with your corporate information.

Will I receive a 1099 for taxes?

If you are a US based publishing partner you will be sent a 1099.

What happens to my commissions when someone requests a refund?

We do not grant refunds, we only stop billing monthly if the client requests to cancel.

Subid support

Profitly has the ability to use subids for tracking your campaigns. You can use it on any affiliate link. It can be used for A/B testing, split-testing, etc.

You can create a url such as https://profit.ly?aff={your ID}&subid1=XXX&subid2=YYY

"subid#" should be all lowercase and we have 1-4 slots available.