Bluehost is one of the officially recommended hosting service companies by WordPress since 2005 and hosting more than 20 millions sites worldwide. Bluehost affiliate program is a free to join program and anyone having a website can join and promote Bluehost. You will get $65 per referral signup as a commission with a starting threshold of $100. This article explains how to signup for Bluehost affiliate partner program in step by step.
Signup for Bluehost Affiliate
- Go to Bluehost affiliate partner site URL and click on “sign up” button.
- Fill up the affiliate form with al required details.
- Add your PayPal id under payment information in the affiliate signup form. Update correct PayPal id since you can edit it once the form is successfully submitted.
You need contact Bluehost support team in order to change PayPal id in payment information and account username.
- Click on “sign up” button after filling all the information and you will see a success message. That’s it!!! Now you become a Bluehost affiliate partner.
Get Tracking Links
- You will also see a message to submit a tax form in order to get paid. Click on the link to go to tax form submission page or you can navigate to “settings > tax form”. Choose you are a US citizen or not and fill out the corresponding tax form. Once submitted Bluehost will take few days to verify your tax form.
Tax form once submitted can’t be modified and you need to resubmit a new form again in case of verification failure. Check out the article on how to fill Bluehost affiliate tax form for non-US citizens.
- Next step is to get the referral link, banners and widgets under “links” menu and paste the referral code or link in your web pages.
Bluehost has a separate affiliator plugin for WordPress, which you can download it under the tab “links > widgets”. Install this plugin to easily integrate your WordPress site and Bluehost affiliate account. Check our article on Bluehost affiliator plugin for WordPress to learn more.
- Click on the referral link or banner on your page and check the click is recorded in you affiliate account under “stats > referral links”.
- When a referral link is clicked Bluehost will set an “r” cookie in the browser to track signup and purchase action.
How Much You Can Earn with Bluehost Affiliate Program?
With focused affiliate marketing, you can become a million with Bluehost affiliate program. This is the reason, you will find hundreds of blogs promoting Bluehost hosting on the internet. For a single signup using your affiliate URL, you will earn $65 as commission. This will change if you have a bigger website and you can get $95 for single signup.
In addition to promoting on blog, you can also use email marketing and social networking to make more revenue. Bluehost will pay the full amount through PayPal without any deduction in transaction fee. However, Bluehost will validate the signup and pay you after few months.