OSI Affiliate has some unique quirks and features such as a social share signup widget where people can promote brands on social channels just by only providing their email address.
It also has a host of reward options available to “advocates” such as coupons, discounts or even gift cards. A very useful feature is named auto signup where you can automatically turn any customer that purchases from your store into an affiliate.
Check out how the dashboard looks for your affiliates below.
OSI Affiliate comes with a free 15-day trial with plans based on the number of affiliate users starting from just $47/m.
Affiliate WP (also known as WP Affiliate) is an extremely popular affiliate tracking program as its a plugin for
It’s really handy to stay on top of affiliate management directly from the
So let’s see an example in action for affiliates. Below is the dashboard that Human Proof Designs uses to track their affiliates, which connects to their domain using a subfolder (https://www.humanproofdesigns.com/affiliate-area/).
You are greeted with your affiliate ID and a referral URL generator which easily turns any page of your wordpress site into an affiliate landing page – this is the simplest solution we have seen to do this.
You have the choice of making a one-off purchase for $499 for lifetime updates or monthly plans starting from $99/m. Unlike other software, all plans do not restrict the number of affiliates you can have.
Backpack Clickfunnels enables you to create two-tier type commission plans, fire affiliates who are less productive, quickly audit and review commissions that have been paid out to date and mass pay everyone or pay people individually.
You can easily customize the look and feel of your affiliate area using the drag and drop functionality of their funnel building tool as shown in the video below.
Below is a screenshot of the dashboard for managing your affiliates.
The main feature, and what Clickfunnels states it the number one reason people are moving their affiliates to their Backpack are what’s known as sticky cookies.
The sticky cookie is the genius of
To get Backpack (part of what is known as ActioneticsMD) you need to upgrade to their $297 per month.
But you can trial their full suite, which includes Backpack and Actionetics, their email marketing product, free for 14 days.
iDev Affiliate (iDevDirect) claims to have been providing the #1 selling affiliate tracking software since 1999 and the UI certainly looks a little 1990s even though the functionality for affiliates is extremely comprehensive. We cover all the pros and cons in this detailed iDev Affiliate Review.
Brands can run iDevAffiliate from their own hosting account and add their branding which is why it has proved so popular over the years.
One of their customers who self hosts on their
Outside of self hosting, iDevAffiliate also now have a cloud edition where you can host iDevAffiliate on their own servers for just as $39 /month.
Once you have connected iDev Affiliate to your website it’s time to set it up. and integrate your shopping cart as well as
You will want to set tier commissions for your affiliates which is very simple to do, explained in the video below.
You can choose between percentage and flat-rate payouts as well a pay per lead or even pay per click.
Now that you have installed and set up iDev Affiliate and added your marketing materials take a look at what the dashboard looks like for their affiliates below.
Once affiliates log in they are greeted with this dashboard where you can quickly see the total number of transactions along with total earned to date and quick access to your standard affiliate link.
But what is really great is the ability for affiliates to choose whatever page is on the companies website to turn into a landing page with their affiliate code by heading to ‘Alternate Incoming Page Links’ shown below.
Watch the video below to learn how to pay your affiliates.
iDevAffiliate has an innovative pricing model where users can choose from a one time fee for self hosting or monthly pricing from $39/m for cloud hosting.