Frequently Asked Questions
- How do I get started?
- Does it cost anything to become an Associate?
- Does my Web site qualify for the Grasscity.link Program?
- Can I participate if I live outside the USA?
- Can I apply to the Grasscity.link Program more than once?
- I don't know how to write HTML or use my site development tool, will Grasscity.com help me?
- What sorts of communications will Grasscity.com send me?
- I have more than one URL. Can I register all of them as Grasscity.com Grasscity.link?
- Can I take the order on my Web site and just send the customer and order information to Grasscity.com?
How do I get started?
- Read the Grasscity.com Grasscity.link Program Operating Agreement.
- Sign Up: Fill out a brief online registration form. You'll receive an immediate e-mail welcoming you to the program and giving you instructions where to login and get your Grasscity.links to put on the website.
- Use Grasscity.link Central to build your store. Once your site has been approved, you'll get access to yout affiliate admin pages, which provides you with a fast and easy way to put outr banners on your webpage(s). You'll also have access to banners and graphics, helpful merchandising tips, and 24 hour online reporting so that you can build your Grasscity.links and keep track of your earnings online any time.
- Start Earning Referral Fees. You'll automatically be eligible to earn referral fees for sales generated by your Grasscity.links once banners are upo and runnig on your site. You'll always have access to your earnings and traffic reports through the Affiliate Admin Pages. The reports will show you how much they are buying, and what your earnings are on those purchases. With that information, you can optimize your banner placements and make the most of your relationship with us. Referral fees are paid at the end of each month.
Does it cost anything to become an Affilate?
No, there are no fees of any kind for applying to and participating in the Grasscity.com Grasscity.link Program. There is no charge to apply and there is no minimum sales requirement or sales quota you must reach before earning referral fees with our program. You start earning right away.
Does my Web site qualify for the Grasscity.link Program?
Most Web sites will qualify to participate in the program; however, we may reject Web sites that we determine are unsuitable. Examples of sites that would NOT qualify for participation include:
- Sites that promote sexually explicit material Sites that promote violence
- Sites that promote discrimination based on race, sex, religion, national origin, physical disability, sexual orientation, or age
- Sites that promote illegal activities Sites that violate intellectual property rights
Can I participate if I live outside the United States?
Yes, you may participate in the Grasscity.link Program if you live outside the United States. We have affiliates from all over the world and are working hard to add even more. All you need to join is a Web site (or an idea for a Web site) that does not: Promote sexually explicit materials Promote violence Promote discrimination based on race, sex, religion, nationality, disability, sexual orientation, or age Promote illegal activities Violate intellectual property rights We suggest that you read the complete text of the Operating Agreement before you join. Please note that referral fees are paid in U.S. dollars.
Can I apply to the Grasscity.link Program more than once?
You may submit more than one application.
I don't know how to write HTML or use my site development tool, will Grasscity.com help me?
Even though we won't be able to help you build your Web site or help you learn HTML, we've made linking to us easy through our 'member's only' area. Within Grasscity.link Central, building your Grasscity.link is a breeze using Create a Grasscity.link tool, our automatic Grasscity.link generating tool.
What sorts of communications will Grasscity.com send me?
We will occasionally send you email messages that include merchandising tips, site news, special offers for Grasscity.link, and important updates on Grasscity.link policies. These messages will include up-to-date information on opportunities that can benefit Grasscity.link. too.
I have more than one URL. Can I register all of them as one account?
You can sign up once for all of your URLs. If you choose this option, you will see all of your earnings and traffic reports for all of your sites in one report that you can access online at Grasscity.link Central. You will have one Grasscity.link ID, and there will be no way for you to know which of your sites is generating the most sales.
Can I take the order on my Web site and just send the customer and order information to Grasscity.com?
No. Our frequent catalog, pricing, and availability updates are all part of our integrated catalog and ordering software. By using our system to quote availability and take orders, you ensure that your visitors get the most up-to-date information and ordering options available from Grasscity.com. In addition, a customer's contact and billing information is crucial to our ability to offer the best customer service of any company on the Web. Let Grasscity.com take care of everything, and then sit back and enjoy the immediate value you add to your Web site by participating in the Grasscity.link Program.
Referral Fees and Payment
- How much does Grasscity.com pay me in referral fees?
- Which products qualify for referral fees, and how are these fees calculated?
- Does Grasscity.com have an online reporting feature so that I can keep track of my earnings and traffic?
- Will I earn referral fees for personal orders that I make through my Web site?
- Do I have to meet sales quotas or performance tiers before I can earn fees?
How much does Grasscity.com pay me in referral fees?
You'll be paid 10% sales produced by our banner(s) on your website.
Which products qualify for referral fees, and how are the fees calculated?
Referral fees are earned item by each sale which has been produced by a redirect from your site.
You earn a referral fee on each qualifying sale, as long as the customer accepts and pays for the item. The referral fee is 10% of the selling price of individually products. Out-of-stock items do not qualify for referral fees.
Does Grasscity.com have an online reporting feature so that I can keep track of my earnings and traffic?
Yes, once you've become a member of the program, you will have access to our "members only" area, Grasscity.link Central. There, you'll be able to view your earnings and traffic reports at any time. These reports not only show you what you earn, they also show you how much people are using your links and what kind off website traffic they create, which will help you determine what banners produce the best sells well from your site.
Will I earn referral fees for personal orders that I make through my Web site?
As stated in the Operating Agreement, we do not pay referral fees for personal orders. The nature of the marketing agreement between Grasscity.com and its Affilates involves the payment of referral fees for referring new customers. It is important that we are paying for new customers and not simply providing Grasscity.link additional discounts above and beyond the already discounted items offered by Grasscity.com.
Do I have to meet sales quotas or performance tiers before I can earn fees?
No. Unlike many other Grasscity.link-style programs, we do not require our Grasscity.link to meet sales quotas or performance tiers to earn their fees. We pay 10% for sales of all our products, regardless of how much you sell.