What is ShopClues Affiliate Program?
ShopClues Affiliate Program is a commission-based program where you can earn commission whenever a user visits us through your tracking link and makes a purchase on ShopClues.com. All you have to do is promote our offers/banners/coupons on your website.
COMMISSION STRUCTURE FOR AFFILIATES
Frequently Asked Questions - (FAQs)
How it works?
Sign up yourself with ShopClues Affiliate Program and whenever visitors follow links from your website, to ShopClues.com, you will be credited with the commission. There are large variety of options in our Affiliate Program along with multiple ways to link up your website with www.ShopClues.com.How can I participate?
Apply for the ShopClues Affiliate program by signing up on our Affiliate Signup page.
We will then review your application and send you a confirmation mail once it gets approved.
Choose from our wide selection of attractive offers & deals, select the best ones suitable for you and promote them on your website.What are the Key benefits of joining ShopClues Affiliate Program?
Provide you with a dashboard for real-time tracking.
Ability to track campaign/offer-wise clicks, transactions, sale amount and affiliate payout.
Easy sharing and updation of offers.
Easy validation process of transactions.What is the cost to join ShopClues Affiliate Program?
There is no cost associated with joining our Affiliate program. Just register and get paid.Which products and brands are eligible to earn commission? How much commission can I earn?
All products are eligible to earn commission if completed via an affiliate link. Check our Commission Structure mentioned above.
Please note: For the time being, the payouts would be visible on the dashboard as flat 1.5% of the Sale Amount, which would be adjusted as per the category classification during the validations. Cancelled/Returned orders would not be eligible for the referral fee.Where do I track my referrals?
From your affiliate account you can track the conversions. It will be reflected in your affiliate panel whenever a conversion is made through referral link. You can access the overview of these conversions on the Dashboard section and have a detailed analysis in the Clicks Report, Conversion Report or Sub-Affiliate reports.What is the meaning of tracking parameters in each tracking link?
You can create affiliate links for any offer or deal from our website. Choose any Product or category page URL and add tracking parameters to this URL. Use this link to advertise and refer traffic to ShopClues.com.
Affiliates will need to append their Unique Tracking link with M&CKMRDR=TheproductURL For example, if the URL that you want to promote is http://www.shopclues.com/crackerdeal and your affiliate_id is XX, then your affiliate link for this URL would be
In the above link you have to just replace
XX=affiliate ID (You can check your affiliate id on the top right corner of your affiliate login portal)
Parameters 'c', 'p' and 's1' would remain constant. After 'ckmrdr', you can add any product link which you want to promote. You just have to replace the highlighted Product/offer link for various offers. If you want, you can pass the sub-affiliate id/sale offer name/promotion medium name, etc in s2, s3 or s4 parameter for each tracking link for better analysis of campaign.
S1 parameter can only have static values and not unique ones.How to use tracking links for promotion of offers?
You can create affiliate links for any offer or deal from our website. Choose any Product or category page URL and add tracking parameters to this URL. Use this link to advertise and refer traffic to ShopClues.com
Affiliates will need to append their Unique Tracking link with &CKMRDR=TheproductURL For example, if the URL that you want to promote is http://www.ShopClues.com/crackerdeal and your affiliate_id is XX, then your affiliate link for this URL would be :
Please use the below link for redirection.
Here you can replace 'a' parameter by your respective affiliate id. Parameters 'c', 'p' and 's1' would remain constant.
After 'ckmrdr', you can add any product link which you want to promote. You just have to replace the highlighted Product/offer link for various offers.
if you want, you can pass the sub-affiliate id/sale offer name/promotion medium name, etc in s2, s3 or s4 parameter for each tracking link for better analysis of campaign.
S1 parameter can only have static values and not unique ones.Can I promote offers on mobile as well?
Yes, Shopclues Affiliate Program is supported on Shopclues Website as well as WAP(mobile) site.When do I get my monthly validation report and monthly payment?
The Validation Report for previous month (after removing canceled, returned orders) will be uploaded and sent by the mid of Next month. The invoices for the final amount should be received by our team by 30th of every month.
Eg: For the month of April, the Validation Report (after removing canceled, returned orders) will be sent by the 25th working day of May. Invoices should be received by 30th May.
Payments would be made on the basis of the invoice amount and post 30 days of date of invoice. Eg: April payments will be made by end of June/first week of July.
1) Service tax shall be charged separately.
2) Affiliate Commission shall be charged on net payable amount by customer.
3) TDS at the rate of 10% would be deducted from the final invoice amount while making payments.How to use different offer links?
When you first login to the affiliate portal, you will be on the dashboard. This is where you can navigate between various widgets that your advertiser has made available to you.
To get a tracking link for an offer you would like to redirect traffic to, you will first need to click on the offers tab in the left navigation panel.
Once you are on the offers grid, find the offer that you'd like to generate a link for. However, CAKE provides several filters that can be used to help find the offer you're after. Locate the offer, and click on the link to open the offer card.
Once the offer card has opened, navigate to the creative tab.
This is where you can download creatives, grab specific creative assets and ultimately find the tracking links.CAKE offers a unique link per creative.How would I get to know about the latest offers at Shopclues?
We'll keep you informed about the ongoing offers through mail from email@example.com Please keep a watch on the Shopclues Home Page banners and browse through the Shopclues Best Offers Section daily to keep yourself abreast of the on-going offers/deals on Shopclues.com so that you can update the same on your websites
The following Special Offers Sections are some of the highest converting landing pages on Shopclues website: Shopclues Offers
Section - Single Deal Offers (Daily Cracker Deal, Special Deal, One-Day Deal) : http://www.shopclues.com/offers.html
Shopclues Offers Section - ELECTRONICS Offers : http://www.shopclues.com/offers-electronics-and-gadgets.html
Shopclues Offers Section - LIFESTYLE Offers : http://www.shopclues.com/offers-lifestyle.html
We also have some weekly offers which are live on different days of the week. Here are the details:
Sunday Flea Market: Deals Starting @just Rs.23: http://www.shopclues.com/sfm-sunday-04-flea-market.html
Wednesday Super Saver Bazaar: Products starting at Rs.31 : http://www.shopclues.com/super-saver-bazaar.html
How to place a pixel?
If you want to be able to track the sales in your own tracking platform, you can send us a Global Affiliate Pixel which will be placed on the Affiliate Card's "Pixels" tab by your ShopClues Account Manager.
In the Affiliate Pixel, you can pass the following parameters:
Transaction Id: #tid# (Required Field)
Sale amount(total order value): #ect#
Price(Affiliate Payout): #price#
In the category parameter, weâ€™ll be passing numbers from 1-4 which have the following meanings. You can map the same in your system.
Pixel Value Passed in ecv parameter Category 1 Mobiles & Tablets 2 Computers 3 Appliances 4 TV, Audio & Large Appliances 5 Home & Kitchen 6 Fashion 7 Footwear 8 Jewelry & Watches 9 Travel & Luggage 10 Beauty & Perfumes 11 Toys, Baby & Kids 12 Books and Daily needs 13 Sports and Health 14 Gold Coins & bars 15 Stores: Factory outlet, wholesale, NRH 16 Gift Certificate 17 Automotive 18 Mobile & Laptop AccessoriesWhat is the cookie duration of the campaign?
Cookie duration of the campaign is 24 Hours.How can I get the product feed/API of Shopclues?
You can email us at firstname.lastname@example.org and we'll provide you with the link for downloading our product feed. Our feed is in .csv format and is updated once everyday. We are also providing API product feed which is much relevant and easy to use as compared to .csv feed.What are the modes of payments available?
ShopClues Affiliate Program pays affiliates only by Electronic Fund Transfer (EFT).IS THERE ANY LIMIT ON MINIMUM THRESHOLD FOR THE PAYMENTS?
There is a minimum limit of Rs.5000 per month. If an affiliate does not reach the required threshold commission for the month, payment for that month shall not be made.What if I don't have a website?
We can only approve affiliate requests that have the appropriate websites to promote our products and services.What are the Billing Details for receiving the payments?
You can enter your billing details by presenting us the following required fields:
Payee/Company Name: Name of the Bank Account Holder
Account Number: Bank Account number where payments will be transferred
Bank Name: Name of bank where above Account is present