Setting Up An Affilliate Program For Your Shopify Store

Setting Up An Affilliate Program For Your Shopify Store

Setting Up An Affilliate Program For Your Shopify Store

Thanks to Shopify’s partners and app developers, setting up an affiliate program for your online store is easy.

With just a couple of clicks, you’d be able to install an affiliate app of your liking. From there, each app will walk you through an onboarding process that will get you up and running with an affiliate program catered to your products, and services.

It will be all up to you which app you’d like to use, but here are some examples of the apps available in the Shopify App Store.

Note: Just in case you need assistance in installing an app on your store, be sure to checkout Shopify’s official documentation to learn more about the Shopify App Store.

  1. Refersion

RefersionRefersion is a powerful affiliate referral platform. It has over 100 reviews and five star ratings, making it one of the notable apps you’d want to check out.

What’s more is that it scales with your business. You may start out on a free plan, and when you see the need to expand your affiliate offerings, you can upgrade to a paid plan.

  1. LeadDyno

LeadDynoLeadDyno is yet another affiliate marketing app that you should not take for granted. It integrates well with your online Shopify store with just a couple clicks, and it is highly customizable.

You can pay your affiliates automatically or via “one-click” approval using Paypal, Dwolla or even Coinbase.LeadDyno totals and pays out affiliate commissions for you without any hassles.

  1. Omnistar

OmnistarWith thousands of shop owners using Omnistar as their preferred affiliate app, it’s for sure a platform you won’t want to skip when your business is still at initial testing phase. With big clients like Macy’s and Cisco – you know that this software has to be good.

It offers a 15 day free trial where you can play around with its features.

  1. Affiliatly  

AffiliatlyAffiliatly is known for its clean interface and its very reasonable price. No wonder, it comes highly recommended from its users.

While Affilatly is just new to the app store, it certainly packs a punch when it comes to reliability and feature set.

Be sure to try Affiliatly for 30-days (free trial) to get a feel for how this app works.

  1. Enlistly

EnlistlyEnlistly is an affiliate program app for your online Shopify store. It helps you with things like custom comission rates based on affiliate, as well as transaction type. It has a clean interface and offers a low monthly fee of just $9.99. This is certainly one app you’ll want to test out.

Affiliate Marketplaces to Expand Your Program’s Reach

If you want to expand your business’ affiliate offering beyond just self-promotion and links to a sign-up form on your storefront, you may want to consider joining an affiliate marketplace to increase your program reach.

Check out these example marketplaces and see if you can submit your new affiliate program to them.

Affiliate Future




Commission Junction

Rakuten Affiliates



Now that you know how to setup an affiliate program for your online Shopify store, it’s your turn to get started with your first affiliate program. Good luck and please let us know in the comments section below if you have any new tips and tricks for first-time users.



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