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frequently asked questions

BASIC INFORMATION

1) More information on GourmetFoodWorld.com’s Affiliate Program
2) Learn more about our company
3) How does the Affiliate Program work?
4) How do I direct my visitors to www.GourmetFoodWorld.com?
5) Why join?
6) How are commissions calculated?
7) What products are eligible?
8) Is there a fee?
9) Where can I read the Affiliate Agreement?
10) What does "30-Day Referral Credit" mean?
11) What kind of websites are the best candidates?
12) What is the BONUS program ?
13) What if my site contains adult or pornographic material?
14) Can affiliates take part in other partnership programs?
15) What if my site is not completed yet, or is "under construction"?

THE FIRST STEPS

16) How do I apply?
17) I just signed up for the GourmetFoodWorld.com’s Affiliate Program! When can I post links?
18) How can I promote GourmetFoodWorld.com?
19) How often can I change the material on my site?
20) Can I link to individual products?
21) I have more than one URL, can I register each of them?
22) How should I design my web site?
23) Can I buy products through my own links?

PAYMENT

24) How and when do I get paid?
25) What happens if I make less than $25 in commissions?


GourmetFoodWorld.com welcomes feedback or questions concerning our affiliate program. Please send your comments and questions to affiliate@GourmetFoodWorld.com

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BASIC INFORMATION

About our Affiliate Program
GourmetFoodWorld.com’s Affiliate Program is an amazing and totally free opportunity for you to earn money simply by placing a button, text link or banner linking GourmetFoodWorld.com to your website or webpage. It's easy: when visitors click on our link and buy any product from GourmetFoodWorld.com, you automatically make a 10% commission on each purchase, every single time!

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About GourmetFoodWorld.com
GourmetFoodWorld.com is the place on the web to shop for delicious and high quality gourmet food like caviar, foie gras, smoked salmon, truffles, cheese, and many more specialty products.
Want to know more about us ? Click here

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How does GourmetFoodWorld.com’s Affiliate Program work?
We give you a selection of beautiful banners and images to place on your website, and when your visitors click on it and buy any products from our site, we pay you a 10% commission on their purchase.

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How do I direct someone to GourmetFoodWorld.com?
You are able to choose between text links, individual products links, images, and banners. Your visitors will be automatically directed to our site and be able shop our catalog.

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Why Join our Affiliate Program?
It's easy and free!
You will make great money selling GourmetFoodWorld.com products online
You don’t have to do any work – we take all the orders, ship the products, and handle all the customer service. You just get the commissions!
You get discounted prices on all our products (contact us for details)
30-day cookie for return visitors
View your affiliate reports via our Affiliate Tracking Software
Exclusive bonuses
High conversions on banner ads and text links
It’s an effective way to increase traffic to your site

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How are commissions calculated?
It’s simple: you earn a 10 % commission on each sale you generate!

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What products are eligible?
All the incredible products we carry on our site are eligible for commission.

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Is there a fee to join the program?
Absolutely NOT! It's totally and completely FREE!

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Where can I read the Affiliate Agreement?
Click here to read the full Affiliate Agreement

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What does "30-Day Referral Credit" mean?
30-day Referral Credit means that you get a commission on all sales that take place up to 30 days after you first direct someone to GourmetFoodWorld.com.
For example: if a customer visits your site and clicks on our banner ad but doesn't buy anything right away, but comes back and makes a purchase a few days later (up to 30 days after their first visit), you still get the commission for that sale. Just one of the many special benefits we give to our affiliates!

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What kind of websites are the best candidates?
GourmetFoodWorld.com wants sites that are interested in selling our products. We encourage all interested sites to apply to our program. However, before you can participate, we will need to approve your site. The best candidates are sites that:

Are committed to maintaining and up keeping their site, with quality content.
Do not display content that may be deemed pornographic or offensive, or undertake any illegal, fraudulent, or misleading activities.
Are fully operational and functional. We will temporarily decline sites that are down or are under heavy construction, but we’ll be more than happy to review your application again once your site is up and running.
Do not display Coupon Codes without prior written permission of the Affiliate Marketing Team.
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What is the BONUS Program?
Bring us $5000 or more in revenue and you get a $50 Gift Certificate for GourmetFoodWorld.com!

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What if my site contains adult or pornographic material?
GourmetFoodWorld.com has a strong "No Pornography" policy. If your site contains any adult content or links to adult content, we will not approve you into our Affiliate network.

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Can affiliates take part in other partnership programs?
We offer only the highest quality products available in the market, so this is the only program that you will need in this particular product area. Accordingly, as a member of GourmetFoodWorld.com’s Affiliate Program you may not sell products or participate in other affiliate programs from companies that are in direct competition with our products. However, we do encourage our affiliates to join other programs that might offer products that are complementary to the content of their site.

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What if my web site is not completed yet, or is "under construction"?
We'd love to welcome you to our Affiliate Program once your website is completed and fully operational.

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THE FIRST STEPS

How can I apply?
  1. Read the GourmetFoodWorld.com’s Affiliate Agreement

  2. Fill out our online application. We'll review it and once approved you will receive a confirmation email (usually within 24 hours) and you’ll be able to set up links immediately

  3. Finally, just login to your account, pick out links and banners, place them on your site, sit back, relax, and start earning some cash!
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I just signed up for the GourmetFoodWorld.com’s Affiliate Program! When can I post links to my site's visitors?
After we send you a confirmation email (usually within 24 hours after your submit your application), you can set up links immediately. By using text links and banners that we provide, your site will not only gain from more traffic, your site will be linked to America's top site for gourmet foods and gifts!

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How can I promote GourmetFoodWorld.com?
Easy!
Choose from our textual links, attractive individual products links, images, and appealing banners.

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How often can I change the material on my site?
As often as you would like! We actually encourage you to update the material often because new content keeps your site fresh. We are constantly updating our affiliate links to ensure you have our latest and greatest products and offers.

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Can I link to individual products?
Yes. We provide you with links to individual products and sections of our site. Contact us and we will help you choose those that are the best match for your site.

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I have more than one URL, can I register each of them?
Yes. You may register more than one URL as long as they are different sites and not multiple URL's of the same one.

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How should I design my web site?
You are free to design your site as you see fit as long as the content does not violate the requirements of our Affiliate Agreement.

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Can I buy products through my own links?
Yes! One of the many perks of the Affiliate Program is to enjoy our delicious products at discount prices!
(Contact us for details)

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PAYMENT

How and when do I get paid?
Commission checks are sent out on a monthly basis whenever you generate more than $25 in commissions. Any amount less than $25 will carry over to the next month, and you will get a check once the amount you made is $25 or more.

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What happens if I make less than $25 in commissions?
Your balance will be carried over to the next month.