Performance Reports in the Avantlink Interface.
For domain-level reporting, use the Performance Summary By Sub Affiliate Partners.
The 'Sub Affiliate Domain' column displays the Parent Domain send by Skimlinks via tracking link. More information can be found on the Avantlink Support page.
Setting up Exclusive Rates for Individual Publishers in the Avantlink Interface
Sub Affiliate Commission rules go into effect immediately when they are created.
Deleted Sub Affiliate Commission rules revert the commission rate for the sub affiliate partner back to the base commission rate for the sub affiliate network immediately.
Sub affiliates that are not associated to a Sub Affiliate Commission rule will receive the default base commission rate the sub affiliate network is set to.
Configuring Sub Affiliate Commission
Merchant must have an active relationship with Skimlinks (Skimbit Ltd).
Navigate to the Item Based commissions by using the navigation menu > Commission Tools > Sub Affiliate Commissions.
Click "New Rule" and follow the steps:
Sub Affiliate Domain. Enter the subaffiliate's domain exactly how it appears on the Performance by Summary Affiliate Partners report on the 'Sub Affiliate Domain' column.
If the domain is displayed without any protocol (eg https, www, etc) do not include it.
If it the protocol is included on the report, include it on the Sub Affiliate Commission rule.
The characters for the domain must be an exact match for the commissioning to work. To avoid typos, AvantLink does validate the domain entered to see if that sub affiliate domain had a click in the previous 30 days.
Commission Rate. Enter the commission rate. The commission rate can be percentage based or flat fee. However, when the type of commission rate will always be the same type as the sub affiliate network is set up to. For example, if the sub affiliate network is set up to receive a percentage based commission rate, all sub affiliates commission rates need to be percentage based.
Click Submit. The Sub Affiliate Commission Rule is created and goes into effect immediately.
The Publishers receiving these exclusive will see the new rate in their Publisher Hub within 24 hours once the rate is active. The most up to date information is available on the Avantlink Support page.