Learn how to set up a 2nd Tier affiliate for your Affiliate program in Backpack.
Why you would need this
Having a 2nd tier affiliate plan gives your affiliates [1st Tier] the opportunity to promote and have other affiliate members [2nd Tier] market your products or services for commissions. Example: Joe Snuffy Affiliate [1st Tier] markets the program. The program allows for a [2nd Tier] which enables Bob Smooth Affiliate [2nd Tier] to market his links to Peter Parker, the customer. [1st Tier] Affiliate can make money of his/her efforts as well as the efforts of [2nd Tier] Affiliates.
What you will need:
Step 1: Add the 2nd Tier Affiliate Plan
- Click on the Commission Plan from Backpack.
- Find and select the Commission Plan you want to change
- Click on Add New 2nd Tier.
- Enter the commission Amount. When affiliate (1) refers to another affiliate (2), this amount will be the commission the affiliate (1) will receive when the referred affiliate (2) sells your products.
- Select the Payment Type (percent or fixed).
- Set Months Before Payout.
- Click the Add Affiliate Schedule.
What you can do now
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