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  • How does the Yourpatioumbrella.com affiliate program work?The Affiliate Program allows you to generate advertising fees by linking visitors from your website to yourpatioumbrella.com. It's also an excellent way to enhance your site and offer more value to your customers. Via Affiliatly, you will have access to an online password-protected reporting system providing detailed statistics for your site. By placing Yourpatioumbrella.com banners, buttons or promotional links within your website, proprietary newsletter or e-mail, a visit to Yourpatioumbrella.com through your link resulting in a purchase will earn you a percentage of the sale. We take care of all the order fulfillment and customer service. We also keep track of your sales and send you monthly earnings via paypal.
  • Why become a Yourpatioumbrella.com affiliate?It's free.You'll make money.It adds value to your site and encourages repeat visitors. It's easy. You earn commissions and Yourpatioumbrella.com handles all the order fulfillment and customer service.
  • What are your criteria for partnership?Any website can apply for the program: large or small, commercial or nonprofit associations. Yourpatioumbrella.com does reserve the right to refuse any applicant, particularly if the site contains objectionable material including pornography, explicit language or content, violence or discrimination. We do not accept sites that violate intellectual property rights.
  • Can I join if I have not launched my site yet?No. In order to maintain the highest standards for partnerships it is very important that we see the content of your website in order to approve it for the Yourpatioumbrella Online Affiliate Program.
  • If I have more than one website can I be an affiliate partner through all of them?Yes. You can place your affiliate link on any of your websites
  • My website is outside the U.S. Can I join?No. At this time, Yourpatioumbrella.com ships online orders only to addresses within the 50 United States. We do plan to offer international service online in the future and will notify you when this is enabled.
  • What about adult content within my site?We do not accept applications from sites with adult content.
  • Does it cost anything? No, it is absolutely FREE. There is no application fee and no minimum sales requirement. You can start earning right away.
  • How much will I be paid?Our standard commission rate is two percent (3%) per transaction.
  • When and how do I get paid?Commission fees are paid on a monthly basis on the 20th of every month.
  • How are orders tracked and credited to my site?By carefully following the instructions for collecting and placing links from your site to Yourpatioumbrella.com, you'll enable clear tracking of where each visitor comes from and who makes a purchase. We employ cookie technology for these purposes; links from your site contain your site's unique source ID. Every time a user comes to us via your links, we know to credit you when a customer purchase is made.
  • Do affiliates get paid for repeat visits?Yes. You receive commission fees on all sales generated from your site for seven (7) days following an initial visit. This includes visits directly to our website. As you build your brand and customer loyalty, a customer that uses your link will renew their cookie for another seven (7) days.
  • Can I take orders on my site?No. Our frequent product updates, promotional price changes and in-stock availability verification are all part of our integrated shopping environment. In order to ensure product availability tracking, reporting and superior customer service, we must host the transaction. We take care of the order, customer service and fulfillment so you can focus on your website and traffic development.
  • Do you have online reporting on how much money I'm earning and how my links are performing?Yes. Once you have been accepted into the program, you will be given access to your Affiliate Partner Tracking and Reporting Interface. You will be able to view your earnings and traffic reports at any time. These reports not only show you what you earn, they also track other site performance indicators that will assist you in fine-tuning your participation and maximizing your income potential. 
  • Do I earn commissions from my own purchases? Yes. You can earn commissions on any purchases you make from visiting Yourpatioumbrella.com through your own site's Online Affiliate Program link.
  • What about product returns?If a user returns a product for a refund, or if credit card charges are reversed due to a dispute or credit card fraud, your account will be debited for any commission earned on that transaction. If a product is returned in exchange for new merchandise, or if goods are lost or damaged and we ship replacement goods to the customer, your commissions will not be affected.
  • How do I get my links to Yourpatioumbrella.com? It's easy. After you join the program you will be given a user name and password to access the Online Affiliate Program via Affiliatly. With this access, you will be able to collect and place your links in a matter of minutes. Simply choose the type of banner, button or text link and the area of the Yourpatioumbrella.com site you want to link. There are many options to choose from. All you need to do is cut and paste the link into your HTML editor.
  • What areas of Yourpatioumbrella.com can I link? Can I link to an individual product? We have multiple ways to link to Yourpatioumbrella.com including our home page, category pages, and individual product pages. We provide you a selection of banners, buttons and text links to each of these areas.
  • Can I place links within my own opt-in newsletters or email?Yes. This is an excellent way to provide highly targeted information and product offerings. You should realize much higher conversion rates resulting in increased revenues. We recommend using category-specific or product-specific links. Of course, you will follow accepted guidelines for responsible opt-in e-mail practices. We reserve the right and will respond swiftly to suspend our partnership and any links to those who abuse their opt-in e-mail members. We will not diminish our brand by association with spammers.

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