Frequently Asked Questions about the BetterSex® Affiliate Program
Affiliate marketing is a type of performance based marketing where the business (Sinclair Institute®) will reward you on each sale your affiliate site brings to BetterSex®, the generation of the traffic and sales the affiliate creates will be solely done by the affiliate's marketing efforts.
Yes. To be able to complete the application process to join the affiliate program you WILL need to have an active, running website that we can view to ensure it adheres to our guidelines.
When you join the BetterSex® Affiliate Program, you will get paid on the 1st and 15th of every month via the PayPal account you listed on your application. Currently you will get paid after orders become ‘locked' within your account in Ebay Enterprises. This happens on the 10th and 24th of every month. The 10th for the payment on the 15th and the 24th for the payment on the 1st. NOTE: your sales will not lock until 30 days after the order was placed.
No. Currently we do not offer a solution where we host your site or duplicate our site into your own. You will need to have your own website in which you have created and you host.
The following types of subject matter (items a. through g. below) and the following actions are considered unacceptable and will not be permitted on an Affiliate Site:
c. Depictions of underage participants (including participants who are dressed and depicted as underage, even though the participants are clearly adults)
d. Non-consenting or coercive sex (including depictions of sex with individuals who are sleeping or under the influence of drugs or alcohol)
e. Sex acts associated with pain or violence
f. Bondage (where consent of participants is not clearly depicted)
g. Urination and defecation
h. 'Taking over' a user's web browser, installing software without the user's permission or not releasing the browser to the user's control (multiple pop-ups) on exit from any page within the Affiliate Site. (If leaving your site causes a user to reboot their system to close the browser, your site will not be accepted)
i. Violating copyright law, including all WAREZ sites
j. Hosting your Affiliate Site(s) on or through a web hosting entity that does not permit adult content, including but not limited to, Geocities, Angelire, Tripod, Xoom, CJB.net, Hypernet, etc.
k. Promoting, publishing, distributing materials in an illegal manner or promoting your site at any time on other sites which are in violation of these terms and conditions.
l. Hijacking traffic
m. Modifying any materials provided to you through Adam Eve, unless authorized with written consent.
n. Cheating or defrauding any other Program participant, other company or sponsors.
o. Providing incomplete or false account information
p. Using prohibited content in hidden meta tags, text, links, graphics, or any HTML code
q. Misrepresenting any product offered by Adam Eve in any manner, including but not limited to, false pricing, false ad sales, etc.
r. Registering similar domains (in our sole opinion) which include or are similar to any Adam Eve trademarks or any trademarks or trade names appearing in any Adam Eve program materials.
s. Misleading or defrauding Adam Eve or potential customers or attempting to do so in any way.
Note that should your website have some bondage pictures, we may find them acceptable if it is clear that the participants are willing. If you have very heavy bondage material, we will probably not be able to accept you.
Please note that BetterSex® is NOT responsible for generating traffic for your site, this is solely the responsibility of the affiliate/website owner. There are several tutorials on the web to assist you in ways to generate traffic to your site. Some example on how to increase traffic would be:
b. Keep your content fresh, and keep it up to date
c. Keep the content within your website relevant to the niche you are trying to advertise
d. Get linked. Trading links with other websites that are closely related to the subject within your site will help generate relevant traffic
e. Patience. It is a hard term, but it takes a lot of time to index new sites, it will be worth the wait as long as you have the content within your site that you want to get listed. Keep your site fresh and relevant.
Once you are approved into the BetterSex® Affiliate Program, your affiliate dashboard will list all the links, and banners you need to put into your sites backend. You will not see this until you have been approved into the program.
Once you complete your online application, please note that there is a 2-Step process, allow 24-48 hours for EACH step:
b. Approval into the BetterSex® Affiliate Program
If you have further questions, please email the BetterSex® Affiliate Team at: firstname.lastname@example.org
or, you can contact the affiliate customer care line at: 877-796-5700
There are several tools within search engines to help you with the step-by-step directions on how to create a website, simply do a search on 'how to create a website' on your search engine and several suggestions will display.