You have just received a link from an Advertiser what does that mean
You are a Publisher, in other words you run a website that generates traffic. You could use this website to advertise and earn commission. Your website has been identified by a Merchant as suitable to promote the Merchant product or services.
The Merchant has send you an invitation link (via the Attrace network) to start an agreement, where you can promote Merchant product or services for a commission.
If you click on that link the first thing you will see is
This is the invitation page from the Merchant to start working together. The website in blue tells you which Merchant website is proposing to start the collaboration.
Understanding the agreement details proposed by Merchant
Once you click on the "Get Started" button you will see
This page shows the promotion details offered by the Merchant:
- It shows the (Merchant) website you would be promoting (in this case sellingclothes.com)
- It shows proposed cookie time (how long a lead/visitor generated by you will be registered at your account before the lead expires in case there has not been a conversion or sale
- It shows proposed compensation in case your a lead/visitor generated by you has resulted in a sale
- Second tap shows if there is a second conversion point, for example a compensation in case the visitor has not purchased something yet but as already registered at the Advertiser website
If you like the terms you could decide to promote the Merchant in which case you click on "Start promoting"
To start promoting the Merchant you will first need to set up a Attrace Account
You have pressed the "Start promoting" button.
In case you already have a Attrace Account you have to log in (top right).
In case this is your first time working with the Attrace network you will have to set up a Attrace Account. Not worry this only takes a minute if you are fast!
Save this key. DO NOT EVER LOSE YOUR PRIVATE KEY AND NEVER SHARE YOUR PRIVATE KEY WITH ANYONE. For more information about your wallet click here
This key is your account ID and password in one. Copy past and Sign in:
And ou are now logged into your own Attrace Account UI (and Attrace Wallet).
Provide Promotion Space details
You now have your own Attrace Account, you now logged in and you are looking at the Promotion Space details.
On left hand side
- You are being asked to type in your website where you will be promoting the Merchant website. In this example your (being the Publisher) website is named fashionblog.com
- You can tick the box if you are an influencer
- You can add another website you might use to promote the Merchant website (in case you have more than one)
- At "Type" you can let the Advertiser know how you will be promoting the Merchant website
On right hand side you can leave a message and most importantly, it shows your verified meta tag: To verify your website you will need to insert this tag into the head section of the index file of your website. This is needed to verify that your website (in this case the fashionblog.com website) you claim you own or run really is owned or at least managed by you.
Adding the meta tag into your website
To add the Attrace meta tag into your website, you need to edit the <head> section of the HTML file. There are two methods you can use to edit HTML files:
If the file already exists on your website, you can download it using an FTP client and then edit it using your preferred text editor or for example visual editor.
You can also add or edit the file in the cPanel File Manager. Or in wordpress in the theme editor.
Open the HTML file and locate the <head> section near the top of the file. There may already be some other content. The title is between HTML <title></title> tags. The description and keywords are entered in <meta> tags.
The Attrace meta tag you need to implement for verification of your website can be found here:
You copy paste this meta tag and it will look similar to this:
You now need to place this Attrace meta tag in the <head><head> section.
And all is ready to go.
In case you have filled in everything correct and also implemented the meta tag correct you will see this screen:
The page shows your affiliate links. An affiliate link is a specific URL that contains the ID that refers to the agreement between the Merchant (the person that might have invited you to work together) and the Publisher (you). This link should be on Publisher (your) website. Clicking on this link results in redirection to the Merchant's website via browser tracking, resulting in the Publisher (you) earning a fee in case the visitors of the Publisher website - which are being redirected via the affiliate link to the Merchant website - convert at Merchant website (e.g. via a sale, subscription, contract etc.).
Congratulations you can now start promoting the Merchant website!
In case you see this error message
It means that the website you have typed in as being your own has not been validated. Very likely you have not been successful with implementing the validation meta tag into your website.