FTP FAQ’s

What is FTP? FTP stands for File Transfer Protocol and is used to send computer files between a client and server on a computer network. On ShareASale, our FTP server hosts Merchant’s product datafeeds that Affiliates can request access to.   How do I use FTP with ShareASale? FTP is well known as a way to send bulk or very large […]

Gen 7 Interface Update

Gen 7 Interface Update At long last, it has arrived! We are excited to introduce the latest Gen 7 interface update. We hope this redesign will provide a more enjoyable experience while performing your daily management tasks and help you access data and tools quickly and easily.   Here are some of the highlights you can […]

Merchant Coupon Strategy

Take control of your coupon strategy! We have tools and settings to perfect and enhance your program. Coming soon. Please email us for more information on this topic.    Additional Resources   Affiliate Compliance – ShareASale Blog Your program agreement is your contract with the affiliate partners you are working with. If you have any […]

Affiliate Compliance

Your program agreement is your contract with the affiliate partners you are working with. If you have any restrictions you would like to implement, special commission tiers, or terms beyond what ShareASale includes in the network agreement, it should be laid out in this document. In order to void sales or transactions because an Affiliate […]

Understanding the Commission Hierarchy

There are many ways to modify the commission that your Affiliate can receive. In fact, there are so many options that it can be overwhelming to know where to even start! For example, here are ALL the possible commissioning options that exist within ShareASale: Yep, you read that right. There are THAT many! This list […]

When and How to Schedule Creatives

Are you looking for a way to save time when planning your creative schedule on ShareASale? Stay organized and get ahead of your holiday creative updates and preparations for upcoming sales or promotions. Scheduling creatives is a simple and quick process that will have you set up for weeks to come! You can schedule creatives […]

Advanced Tracking

While we only require baseline tracking parameters to launch your program on the Network, we encourage you to explore some advanced tracking options to help you discover more about your Affiliate channel. Advanced tracking represents any of the other trackable elements or characteristics of a retail scenario that could be passed along from the Merchant […]

New Customer Tracking

In order to go live on the Network, you are required to fulfill some baseline tracking parameters. However, there are additional tracking fields that would enhance your program such as New Customer Tracking. Three ways adding New Customer tracking will benefit you: Commission Rules Conversion Lines Setup Enhanced Reporting From a technical perspective: In order […]

Understanding the Column Manager

Many of our new reports feature a column manager which allows for enhanced customization and more data options. You will find this right above the report table on the right-hand side of the screen We have introduced many new data fields that give you information about conversion and attribution. Here are the definitions of the […]