Loading...
 

Glossary


Asset

Anything being sold by a sponsor. This could be a subscription, a video download, access tokens, or other assets that can be sold according to the terms and conditions.

Campaign

A group of programs and/or marketing materials owned by a sponsor and grouped together for reporting purposes.

Chargeback

When a consumer disputes a transaction with their credit card company and the credit card company decides in the consumer's favor, a chargeback is issued to return the funds from the sponsor and affiliate accounts back to the consumer. These are negative transactions.

Form Hits

The total number of Web hits on a Join Form associated with a sponsor Asset.

Month

A month is defined as a (Gregorian) calendar month beginning at 12:00 AM on the 1st day of the calendar month to 11:59 PM on the last day of the calendar month.

New Sales

When you refer a consumer to a sponsor's site for the first time and they purchase a subscription, the first transaction of the subscription is a new sale.

Opt Out

You may wish to receive fewer emails and/or communications from a sponsor. In the event that you wish to do so, there is an option to Opt Out of sponsor emails in the Manage Programs area of the Affiliate Admin.

Program

A program is set up by a sponsor as a means to recruit affiliates. It typically contains the ability to sign up an affiliate, obtain referred traffic, making sales, and paying affiliates for referrals and can be sale- or click-based.

Rebill

The subsequent charges for subscriptions billed to consumers after the "new sale".

Refund

Refunds are given by sponsors or customer service for several reasons and are counted as negative transactions.
A person or entity that provides financial compensation to an affiliate in return for the referral of new consumers to their site. This compensation is typically in the form of a portion of the revenue generated from the referred sale.

Week

A week is defined as Sunday 12:00 AM to Saturday at 11:59 PM.

Whitepaper

A Whitepaper is an authoritative report or guide often used toward marketing to a very specific audience and intended to help someone to make a decision regarding services and products.