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BrightLocal Affiliate Scheme

Myles Anderson -


Our affiliate scheme is run through a high quality, professional affiliate scheme provider - Sharasale.com

20% of Lifetime Value

We offer an affiliate payout of 20% of lifetime value for any sales generated through your affiliate ID.

This covers the following BrightLocal services - 

  • All standard monthly and annual subscription payments
  • All addon subscription payments
  • All Adhoc credits for Local SEO Check Up
  • All standard Citation Builder campaigns

We do NOT offer affiliate payments on - 

  • Enterprise ('non-standard') reporting partnerships
  • Citation Builder bulk purchase credits (these already incorporate a 30% discount for customers)

 How to Apply for BrightLocal Affiliate Scheme

All affiliates need to register with Sharesale and submit an application for the BrightLocal affiliate scheme.

  • Sign up link - https://www.shareasale.com/shareasale.cfm?merchantID=33269

Applications from businesses located in the main countries in which we operate will be automatically approved - USA, UK, Canada and Australia.

Applications from other countries will be subject to manual approval by BrightLocal which may take a few days to complete.

How the Affiliate scheme works

  1. Sign up to Shareasale and get an affiliate ID
  2. Get approval for BrightLocal affiliate scheme
  3. Create a tagged affiliate link
    • e.g. https://www.brightlocal.com/packages/?SSAID=XXXX&SSCID=YYYY
    • You will be allocated the relevant IDs when you sign up for shareasale
  4. Promote BrightLocal on your site, email, social etc using a correct affiliate link
  5. Your customers click on affiliate link and sign-up for BrightLocal
  6. These customers are tagged as your referrals in BrightLocal 
    • these are called 'leads' in shareasale system
  7. When these customers make payments for any of the services listed above this is recorded in your sharesale account
  8. Shareasale pays you at end of each month - 20% of all sales generated in previous month
    • Payments are made by cheque or direct deposit to your account
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