What is The Black Sand Publishing Affiliate Program and how does it work?
The Black Sand Publishing Affiliate Program is a service that allows participating affiliates to earn commission on sales referred to blacksandpublishing.com using specially tracked links via the affiliate program.
After you apply for our program via Black Sand Publishing and are accepted as an affiliate, you will have access to marketing materials with links via text ads, banners, videos and other tools that you may place in your website. When your visitors clicks to the Black Sand Publishing website via these links, that visitor will be tracked within a 60 day window until they place an order. When the order is placed by such visitor, the order is associated with your website as the referring source and your affiliate account is credited a commission for the order.
What brands can I promote through the Black Sand Publishing Affiliate Program?
Our affiliate program currently offers 2 brands, 808 Arts and Heather Brown Art. There are also several marketing groups exist within each brand for you to choose from. For example, 808 Arts represents 16 artists, meaning that as an affiliate you can choose to promote the artist that resonates most with your platform. Plus, the marketing groups aren't strictly artist focused but also relate to specific themes such as "surf", "flowers", or "Hawaii”. Thus, you have the option to promote our main brands (808 Arts and Heather Brown) through the marketing group labeled "brand", or you can narrow it down to the artist or theme that suits you best.
How do I qualify for this program and where do I sign up?
Bloggers, publishers, content creators and influencers with a qualifying website or social media following will qualify. You may join the program here via our log in page.
Can affiliates outside of the U.S. become partners?
Yes! Currently only English language materials are provided, and commissions will be paid via Paypal only.
Are there any fees or costs associated with becoming an 808Arts affiliate?
No. there is no charge to join the Black Sand Publishing Affiliate program. It is free to sign up, and free to add banners, text ads and links to your site.
What commission levels does 808Arts offer?
Black Sand Publishing currently offers a 10% commission on all sales. New commission incentives and marketing assets coming soon!
When and how do I get paid?
Once your earnings reach $25 or more, you will be paid bi-weekly via Paypal.
Can I place links, banners, and other creative anywhere on my website?
Yes, we recommend you think of placement that would be most appealing to potential customers and place creative to promote the highest click-through rate and conversion possible.